City & Guilds and Kineo has announced plans to launch a new Elearning Apprenticeship Academy. The initiative will build on City & Guilds’ heritage as the UK’s leading provider of apprenticeships and qualifications. The aim is to create a unique programme of learning and qualifications for new entrants to the elearning industry.City & Guilds is developing a multi-year elearning apprenticeship programme, to be supported by the new Academy, which will develop key skills across the entire elearning production process including:
- Learning design
- Elearning development (IT technical)
- Project management
- Graphics and animation
- Quality assurance
City & Guilds is keen to develop the apprenticeship programme and academy in collaboration with the wider industry. City & Guilds and Kineo are inviting interested organisations to contact them to discuss the initiative, whether interested in designing the programme or providing apprenticeship opportunities. Interested organisations should contact Matt Fox in the first instance at email@example.com.
Kirstie Donnelly, City & Guilds Product Development Director said: “This is a unique opportunity to put something back into the elearning industry and tap into the talent pool of school leavers to develop our next generation of elearning professionals.”