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UKITA member TDM Wyre Academy celebrates apprentices success

Press Release   •   Oct 08, 2015 14:57 BST

Apprentices from TDM Wyre Academy have been honoured at a graduation ceremony, attended by family, friends, employers, trainers and assessors. The apprentices, employed at a range of organisations around Worcestershire and the Midlands, have completed their apprenticeships across a wide range of IT disciplines, including Information Systems, Software Development, Web Design, and IT Support.

This year there were 46 graduating apprentices, with 11 attending the ceremony at St. George’s Hall, Bewdley. Graduation certificates were presented by, Derrin Kent and Duncan Carson from the TDM Wyre Academy. The apprentice graduates were also joined by guest of honour, John Pritchard, Director of Apprenticeships, Standards and Quality of the Tech Partnership. John Pritchard said; “Higher Apprentices are bringing in fresh ideas and excellent new talent to the sector. By completing a Tech Industry Gold accredited apprenticeship in IT, these young people now have career paths that are genuinely limitless.”

Sue Carrier, whose son Luke received his Tech Industry Gold Higher Apprenticeship said; “Thank you to all at TDM for the wonderful welcome and hospitality at the apprentice graduation ceremony. Congratulations to all graduates. Thank you TDM for the commitment, support and guidance my son received throughout his apprenticeship.”

Derrin Kent, TDM Wyre Academy Managing Director said; “I am delighted that we are able to recognise the achievements of apprentices who have worked extremely hard to achieve their Higher and Advanced apprenticeships. We’d also like to thank employers for investing in Apprenticeships that offer ambitious, talented young people excellent career prospects and give organisations a route to grow and develop a highly qualified and motivated workforce. We’d urge anyone interested – both employers and potential apprentices – to get in touch with TDM’s Apprenticeships team.”

Apprentices were present from organisations across Worcestershire and the Midlands, including AVL, Dolphin Computer Access, Datascan Retail Systems, King Charles I School, Oosha IT, Sanctuary Group, Southall School and UK Oak Doors.

TDM Wyre Academy, a specialist training provider established in 2010, works with employers and young people across Worcestershire and the Midlands to deliver Tech Industry Gold accredited IT apprenticeships and Digital Marketing apprenticeships.

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Press Release Contact Details:

Kerry Carpenter, Marketing & CRM Manager, TDM Wyre Academy

E: kerry@tdm.coT: 0333 10 100 40

TDM Wyre Academy, 25a Load Street, Bewdley, Worcestershire, DY12 2AE

TDM Wyre Academy

TDM Wyre Academy ICT Apprenticeships provide school and college leavers with fantastic opportunities to develop their careers in the exciting and rapidly growing IT & Digital sectors.

TDM Wyre Academy apprenticeships are Tech Partnership approved as Tech Gold and offer high quality work based learning programmes, combining genuine employment and mentoring with training and assessment provided by qualified and experienced IT practitioners and educators.

To find out more visit wyreacademy.com , call 0333 10 100 68 or email enquiries@wyreacademy.com

Tech Industry Gold apprenticeships

Tech Industry Gold apprenticeships are licensed by tech employers as delivering high quality learning and development that meet the skills needs for employment in the sector.

Employer members of the Tech Industry Gold network share best practice, benefit from online resources, and contribute to the tech sector’s work in increasing uptake of apprenticeships.

Tech Industry Gold apprentices benefit from industry – developed course standards, supported by up-to-date online resources, ensuring that the develop the technical, business and interpersonal skills to make a swift contribution to their employers.

For further information please visit https://www.thetechpartnership.com/

About UK IT Association

The UK IT Association (UKITA) is a not-for-profit business support and Trade Association. It is a member of the Trade Association Forum which was established by the CBI.

UKITA has links with Universities, Further Education colleges and maintains a relationship with the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills. 

It also owns and operates the Skillfair consultants and business advisers membership organisation and tender-sourcing service.

UKITA is a founder member and currently holds the presidency of PIN-SME (www.pin-sme.eu) which unites IT SME organisations in other EU countries and speaks for the sector at EU commission level.

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