Directory helps to pick right training

Lloyd, Tom
April 2004
IT Training;Apr2004, p10
Trade Publication
The Sector Skills Council for information technology, e-skills, has launched an online directory of training companies and courses, aimed at helping small and medium-sized businesses find the right program for their information technology staff. SMEs can struggle to identify the courses their information technology staff need. The web site, www.e-skills.com/training, lets them search by technology, type of qualification, type of course, and location. The information on the directory has come from the database held by learndirect, the government-sponsored body charged with increasing the accessibility of training. It includes over 4,000 training suppliers, but these have not been vetted, and Terry Watts, chief operating officer of e-skills, says that a listing should not be seen as a recommendation.


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