Applications open for PwC's new data and analytics academy

  • PwC has announced a new remote learning Assured Skills Academy in data and analytics, with those completing the training being guaranteed a job interview with the professional services firm.

    The Academy is offering 20 training places to people with degrees in any discipline, providing them with industry-relevant pre-employment training.

    Learning will be delivered remotely by Belfast Metropolitan College and any subsequent employment at PwC will also be at home until the company can safely accommodate staff onsite.

    The Academy is in partnership with the Department for the Economy.

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    Economy Minister Diane Dodds said: “In the midst of the current very difficult economic climate, it is very encouraging that we are in a position to offer more Assured Skills Academy training places.

    “Assured Skills Academies have a successful track record in providing people with high quality training while helping employers access the skilled people they need to grow.”

    Deborah Stevenson, Operate Director at PwC added: "This remotely delivered training programme will equip people interested in taking their career in a new direction with the skills they need to work in Data and Analytics at PwC.

    "Whether you're a recent graduate or an experienced individual, we're keen to hear from anyone who wants to learn new skills in the Data and Analytics space."

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    Applications for the PwC Data and Analytics Assured Skills Academy are open until 3 July 2020 and the Academy starts on 20 July. No experience is required but applicants must hold a 2:2 degree or better in any discipline.

    For more information and to apply visit http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/assured-skills

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