Lyons announces the 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.

Deloitte Digital Enterprise Academy of Assured Skills

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). Successful completion of the Academy guarantees participants an interview for a position within the Technology and Business Performance team at Deloitte.

Emphasizing the timeliness, the minister said:

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

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

“These training locations, funded by my department, will put participants in a strong position to compete for a job with Deloitte in this exciting industry and I encourage all 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 internationally competitive, Northern Ireland must continue to invest in improving digital skills to ensure that workers can make the most of new technologies and the benefits they bring. to productivity and innovation.

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

Ken Webb, Director of SERC, said:

“This new partnership between South Eastern Regional College and Deloitte represents an excellent opportunity for graduates of 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, delivered by 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 can be a hybrid of on-site and online learning via a virtual classroom provided by SERC.

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

Applicants must have 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 – Sunday August 22, 2021 at midnight.
  • Deloitte Digital Assured Skills Academy – Sunday August 29, 2021 at midnight.

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 managed by the Ministry of the Economy. More information is available on the Assured Skills Program page on the Department’s website.
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