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Apprenticeships Fill the Skills Gap in the UK

Apprenticeship programs can be an effective way to employ new IT talent as well as train and develop current IT staff with relevant skills for business success. For most companies, improving business processes at all levels, from manufacturing to sales, is contingent on efficient implementation of technology. Possessing an innovative, well-trained IT staff can become a source of competitive advantage.

Check out this short video about how apprenticeship programs can help develop the necessary IT talent required by companies today and into the future.

IT networking is projected to be one of the fastest growing careers in the United Kingdom, with more than 500,000 new entrants expected over the next five years and more than 1 million globally in the same time frame. Cisco Validated BTEC Apprenticeship for IT, Software Web & Telecoms Professionals, launched as a pilot in the UK today, facilitates the inherent need for highly qualified, job-ready IT talent by adhering closely to the specific tasks expected of these in-demand future professionals.

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