e-skills UK is led by you – the employer. Get involved in our training programmes, use our research and advice, and help shape the UK’s technological future.

We work on your behalf to make sure the UK workforce has the technology skills it needs to succeed in the global digital economy.

Technology is crucial to the UK’s competitiveness and efficiency. We offer employers the chance to influence the UK’s technological future through strategic partnerships with education and government. Plus, businesses large and small have the opportunity to benefit from our initiatives, training programmes and research.

How we make a difference

Our initiatives are having a big impact on employers’ productivity and competitiveness. e-skills UK projects include:

IT Professional Profile

A free, online tool that allows you to evaluate your employees skills against the industry agreed IT Professional Standards, and help manage their career development in line with business needs.
Find out more about the IT Professional Profile

Computer Clubs for Girls (CC4G) sponsorship

CC4G’s after-school clubs inspire girls aged 10-14 to consider IT-related futures by bringing technology to life. Schools across the UK are looking for sponsorship for e-skills UK’s Computer Clubs for Girls (CC4G). Could you help make a real difference?
Find out more about CC4G sponsorship 

IT Ambassadors

From games designers to business analysts, software developers to project managers, IT professionals at any stage of their careers can become IT Ambassadors and get involved - by giving a careers talk in schools, hosting visits to your company for students, providing information about your company for our student careers website, or providing work experience for students.
Find out more about the IT Ambassadors scheme

e-Placement Scotland

We’re delivering graduates who are more employable through our placement programme.
Find out more about e-Placement Scotland


We’re boosting the IT workforce: over 6,500 people completed an IT and telecoms apprenticeship in 2011.
Find out more about apprenticeships


Over 45,000 people have made use of our knowledge and expertise.
See our research


The qualification for IT users that’s tailored to your workforce. 57,000 people have completed an ITQ, with the John Lewis Partnership seeing a 140% return on investment.
Find out more about the ITQ


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  • Address the IT skills issues no company can fix on its own with e-skills UK.
  • Create partnerships with government agencies.
  • Gain insight and expertise from our research.
  • Help us create our training programmes.

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