31 August 2023
MLL Telecom has announced the success of an inaugural Mobile Network Field Maintenance Engineering apprenticeship scheme. This has recently seen the initial four-strong cohort graduate with flying colours.
The 18 months training scheme provided both theoretical and practical experience of the skills required for supporting the mission critical network infrastructures of all the UK mobile network operators. These depend on MLL’s UK-wide workforce of field maintenance engineers and the company’s logistics operations in Silverstone to keep the nation’s mobile devices connected 24/7 - come rain or shine.Find out more
Wiley Edge: Big Tech career breaks a challenge
25 July 2023
Starting a career in tech is proving a major challenge for Gen Z professionals, especially for women and ethnic minorities, with more than half (54%) taking between 4-9 months to secure their first entry-level role.
According to Wiley Edge’s Diversity in Tech 2023 report, nearly a fifth (18%) of this generation’s budding tech workers took 10 months or longer to start their careers. Just 28% of respondents managed to secure a role within three months or less, meaning many are facing anxious waits to start their careers after university. As a result, almost two-thirds (62%) of Gen Z respondents said they found it harder to secure a role than they had expected.
18 May 2023
UTC Heathrow has announced a partnership with Vertiv which will see its people deliver a co-teach programme of learning based on the data centre sector.
Developed in collaboration with leading data centre industry organisations, the Digital Futures Programme is a first for any UK school. The programme, which contributes to a BTEC Level 3 National Diploma / Extended Diplomas in Engineering (NQF), allows students to gain the essential knowledge and skills needed to thrive in technical careers within the data centre sector.Find out more
UTC Heathrow and partners named ‘Best Talent Developer’
14 March 2023
‘A legacy we can be proud of’ was celebrated by UTC Heathrow and partners when it won Best Talent Developer award at the Data Centre World presentation.
The ten partners supporting the Digital Futures programme are: CNet Training (CNet), Virtus Data Centres, CyrusOne, CBRE, Amazon Web Services, LMG, ARK Data Centres (Crown Hosting Data Centres Limited), Yondr, Kao Data and Soben.
The award was given in recognition of the school’s Digital Futures programme – a UK-first engineering and IT curriculum which launched in November 2021, designed to help combat a skills gap in the digital infrastructure industry.Find out more