Buckinghamshire New University has joined forces with HP to launch a new 'pay-as-you-learn' IT course.
The university is offering the HP Institute Accredited Technical Associate (ATA) programme, which will receive its first student intake this autumn. The course provides a flexible, "low-cost" way for individuals and businesses to develop skills and access IT courses and training events on a pay-as-you-learn basis.
Professor Derek Godfrey, deputy vice chancellor of Bucks New University, said: "We have worked with HP for a number of years and this initiative follows hot on the heels of the recent Bucks New University and HP work-based Foundation Degree in IT Services Management."
The HP Institute Accredited Technical Associate (ATA) training has been specifically developed for individuals interested in pursuing a career in IT, students wishing to follow industry-approved training in parallel with their academic studies, and employers who wish to develop the skills of their internal IT departments.
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