Infinity Works Helps Plug Digital Skills Gap for the Young Unemployed
Infinity Works delivers free online courses on data engineering, programming and employment training.
07:41 03 September 2020
Infinity Works, one of UK's leading digital transformation and engineering consultancies, has launched a free, virtual course aimed at helping young people who seek employment as well as bridge the widening digital skills gap in the United Kingdom.
The free 12-week programme was launched in partnership with Generation UK, a non-profit organisation that helps boost youth employment. It is built upon Infinity Works' in-house data engineering academy and focuses on data engineering and contains a blend of programming and employment training to prepare students for a future role in the industry.
Clement Pickering, director of academy at Infinity Works, said: "We're both proud and excited to be partnering with Generation to help support young people get their first foot on the tech career ladder.
"During the last 12 months, we've seen a growing demand for data skills that enable businesses to build meaningful solutions that unlock value.
"Tech businesses in the UK have an important role to play in educating and empowering young people so that they have the skills to help bridge the widening UK digital skills gap."
Michael Houlihan, CEO of Generation, said: "We're delighted to launch this pioneering Data Engineering program in partnership with Infinity Works. Infinity Works is a market leader with deep expertise in the field, plus one of a growing list of companies from Leeds making an important contribution to the wider UK tech sector."