IBM launches IT courses in Scotland


Scottish Qualifications Authority

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What: “IBM has revealed it will be collaborating with the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) to provide IT courses at universities and colleges north of the border.”

How: “The classes will teach qualifications in UNIX and Mainframe skills, including Power and System z, with the combined goal of making the students more employable and providing local Scottish businesses with an expanded pool of qualified experts to recruit.”

Why: “IBM claims mainframe technology is instrumental at all levels of industry and infrastructure across multiple sectors and said there was a big demand for qualified technical staff from banks, Government agencies, airlines and retailers.”

Full artilce on ITPro here.

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