Economy Minister Gordon Lyons today launched an Assured Skills Academy in Digital Engineering in partnership with Deloitte, offering 23 quality training places.
Gordon Lyons, Minister of Economy
The Assured Skills Academy will see participants receive seven weeks of industry-relevant training with South Eastern Regional College (SERC). Completion of the Academy guarantees participants an interview for a Belfast-based position with Deloitte on one of its engineering teams.
Highlighting the opportunity, the Minister said:
“I am pleased to announce 23 training places in this Assured Skills Academy in Digital Engineering with Deloitte and SERC.
“This Academy is a great opportunity for people with a degree in any discipline, or 18 months of relevant experience, to retrain for a career in the cutting-edge digital engineering space and potentially grow. get a job at leading technology company Deloitte.
“I urge anyone interested and eligible to apply.”
Jackie Henry, Office Senior Partner at Deloitte in Northern Ireland and Managing Partner for People and Purpose at Deloitte UK, said:
“At Deloitte, we are delighted to launch our Digital Engineering Assured Skills Academy in partnership with the Ministry of Economy. Technology and digital transformation services are a thriving sector of Northern Ireland’s economy and we are proud to be at the heart of it.
“Our Digital Engineering Academy offers students fantastic challenges to develop in-demand technology skills and take the next big step in their career. We are looking for innovative thinkers, problem solvers, collaborators and technology enthusiasts to join us in our mission to make an impact. An exciting career in the digital transformation of our customers awaits us.”
Academy training will take place at SERC’s Bangor campus.
Ken Webb, Director of SERC, said:
“SERC is thrilled to partner with Deloitte to provide valuable training in digital engineering. It is an opportunity to develop skills and acquire a qualification in a growing sector. The Assured Skills Academies enable the college to fulfill its commitment to meet employment needs through high quality training and education, train the workforce of tomorrow and support economic growth in Ireland North.
Applications for the Deloitte Digital Engineering Assured Skills Academy are open now and close at midnight on Sunday, September 25, 2022.
Candidates must hold a minimum 2:2 degree in any discipline at the start of training or 18 months of relevant experience. This can include cloud technology, coding and scripting or digital engineering skills.
For more information and to apply, go to direct.
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