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ITAM Apprenticeship scheme launched

ITAM ApprenticeshipITAM Review Learning have announced a partnership with GK Apprenticeships to launch an ITAM apprenticeship scheme in the UK.

GKA specialise in the delivery of IT/Digital Apprenticeship programmes and will be delivering a range of programmes with ITAM Review Learning course content embedded in the programme for ITAM members.

GKA programmes are suitable for both new apprentices and also existing employees within organisations allowing them to upskill and develop their digital capabilities.

Examples of some of the programmes GKA offer and possibly the most relevant to ITAM members are: level 3 Data Technicianlevel 3 Digital Support TechnicianLevel 3 IT Solutions Technician

Lisa Parkinson, Senior Apprenticeship Consultant at GKA says:

 “…working with ITAM Review Learning is an exciting opportunity for us both to promote the fantastic services we are providing and will help to encourage more business (large and small) to utilise apprenticeship programmes within their organisations. Therefore helping them to address the digital skills gap we currently have in the UK”

If any employers are looking at bringing in any new talent there are currently incentives available for ALL employers who take on a new apprentice from 1st April 2021 – 30th September 2021 e.g. at least £3k per apprentice.

Henry Lee, Managing Director at ITAM Review Learning Ltd says:

‘We’re delighted to be working with GKA and offering our LISA training courseware within IT Apprenticeship programs. One of our aims as a business is to help bring new talent into the fast growing ITAM/SAM industry by providing training at each stage of a career – we see this partnership as a key step towards this, helping to reach those that may not have considered an ITAM/SAM career up to now.’

To find out more information on apprenticeships, please contact the ITAM Review learning team:

About Martin Thompson

Martin is owner and founder of The ITAM Review, an online resource for worldwide ITAM professionals. The ITAM Review is best known for its weekly newsletter of all the latest industry updates, LISA training platform, Excellence Awards and conferences in UK, USA and Australia.

Martin is also the founder of ITAM Forum, a not-for-profit trade body for the ITAM industry created to raise the profile of the profession and bring an organisational certification to market. On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.

He is also the author of the book "Practical ITAM - The essential guide for IT Asset Managers", a book that describes how to get started and make a difference in the field of IT Asset Management. In addition, Martin developed the PITAM training course and certification.

Prior to founding the ITAM Review in 2008 Martin worked for Centennial Software (Ivanti), Silicon Graphics, CA Technologies and Computer 2000 (Tech Data).

When not working, Martin likes to Ski, Hike, Motorbike and spend time with his young family.

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