Bridging the gap in the digital skills shortage

The Digital Skills for the UK Economy Report released by the government earlier this year examined the demand and supply of digital skills in the UK. It found that there is a shortage in suitable digital skills for digital jobs persists in the UK labour market and that this is a major risk to business[…]

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Certification tests the hand on demands of industry

A key thing that sets us apart from other certification bodies is our commitment to testing our certificates against the needs of industry.  An LPI qualification is grounded in demonstrating the practical skills that are entirely relevant to the ways in which businesses are using Linux, day to day. We have a number of ways[…]

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Certification lets students work while learning and can map directly to job roles

It can sometimes feel that the ‘powers that be’ up there in Westminster have it in for those working away education.  There we are, trying to help people gain the skills and knowledge they need to lead the lives they want – yet all the while tuition fees are rising year on year, those attending[…]

Apprenticeships: Highlights of the App4England Conference

Last week we attended the Apprenticeships4England Conference 2016 at the Emirates Stadium in London. It was the 4th Annual Apprenticeships4England event and this year’s focus was on Engagement. The event was broken down into six themes, each of which was chaired by its own expert, and offered advice and information for apprentices and those interested[…]

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New funded level 2 Open source IT qualification set for launch

PRESS RELEASE Awarding body TLM and leading IT certification provider Future Cert (representing LPI for UK and Ireland) have joined forces to address IT skills shortages by developing a new level 2, fully-funded IT qualification. Launching at the Apprenticeships4England Apprenticeships Conference, the TLM Certificate in Open Systems Management enables apprentices to gain both an academic[…]