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Opportunity for employers to access new IT talent

24 October 2019


Could your business benefit from new talent with IT skills through the Career Encode initiative?

Career Encode is a recruitment and retention initiative operating across Northern Ireland with the aim of safeguarding the IT workforce of the future. Career Encode sets out to fill a skills gap in the IT sector allowing school leavers and those wishing to change careers to embark on a career in IT without the financial pressure of paying college or university fees.

Business benefits of Career Encode
Northern Ireland businesses are being invited to take part in the Career Encode scheme by offering IT apprenticeship opportunities for applicants.

The benefits to local businesses include:

  • developing the IT skills your business needs
  • accessing new talent
  • opportunity to innovate and grow your business

Get your business involved
Career Encode is seeking Northern Ireland businesses to sign up to the scheme.

Local businesses currently offering an IT apprenticeship through the scheme include: Specialist Joinery Group, Maghera,  FP McCann, Knockloughrim; Bloc Blinds, Magherafelt; CDE Global and Mallon Technology, Cookstown; Kilrea-based Acorn IT Solutions; Coleraine based Spatialest; Randox, Antrim; Toomebridge-based SDC Trailers and Uform; and Camden Group, Antrim.

Other businesses interested in offering opportunities should contact Career Encode.