Lyons Announces New Deloitte Digital Enterprise Assured Skills Academy

Economy Minister Gordon Lyons today launched an Assured Skills Digital Enterprise Academy, in partnership with Deloitte, offering 30 high-quality training places for graduates.

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The Assured Skills Academy is the third in a series of academies and will see participants receive eight weeks of industry-relevant training with South Eastern Regional College (SERC). Completion of the Academy guarantees participants an interview for a position with Deloitte’s Enterprise Technology and Performance team.

Highlighting the opportunity, the Minister said:

“I am pleased to announce another Assured Skills Academy with Deloitte. This is a great opportunity for graduates looking to start or change careers in the digital business services sector.

“Assured Skills Academies have a proven track record of providing people with high quality training while helping employers access the skilled people they need to grow.

“These training places, funded by my department, will strongly position participants to compete for employment with Deloitte in this exciting industry and I encourage all who are eligible to consider applying.”

Jackie Henry, Office Senior Partner at Deloitte in Northern Ireland and Managing Partner for People and Purpose at Deloitte UK, said:

“To grow our economy and remain globally competitive, Northern Ireland must continue to invest in improving digital skills to ensure workers can make the most of new technologies and the benefits they bring. contribute to productivity and innovation.

“Our Deloitte Digital Enterprise Academy offers graduates exciting opportunities to develop new skills in areas such as technology design, data analytics and digital business management. The program offers a wide variety of creative and technical challenges and will provide a fantastic opportunity for graduates to benefit from training to develop the skills businesses in Northern Ireland demand.

Ken Webb, Director of SERC, said:

“This new partnership between South Eastern Regional College and Deloitte represents a great opportunity for graduates from all disciplines to develop relevant skills in the key area of ​​digital business. The digital sector will play an important role in the economic growth of Northern Ireland and this training, through the Assured Skills Academy, will not only provide a solid foundation for a future career, but also a guaranteed interview for a job. at Deloitte.

Due to the pandemic, training may be a hybrid of on-site and online learning through a virtual classroom provided by SERC.

Applications for the Deloitte Digital Enterprise Assured Skills Academy are open now and close on Sunday, September 5, 2021.

Applicants must hold a minimum 2:2 degree in any discipline.

Applications are still open for the Deloitte Cloud Engineering Assured Skills Academy and the Deloitte Digital Assured Skills Academy. The application deadline for these academies is as follows:

  • Deloitte Cloud Engineering Assured Skills Academy – midnight Sunday August 22, 2021.
  • Deloitte Digital Assured Skills Academy – midnight on Sunday, August 29, 2021.

For more information on any of these academies and to apply, visit the Assured Skills Academies Page.

Notes to Editors:

  1. Assured Skills is a pre-employment training program run by the Department of Economy. More information is available on the Skills Assured program page on the Department website.
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