e-skills UK for training providers

e-skills UK works with employers, training providers and awarding organisations to develop qualifications both for IT & Telecoms professionals and IT users.

We make sure the qualifications offered by awarding organisations meet the needs of employers and are world-class in terms of quality, relevance and flexibility.

How we make a difference

IT professional qualifications

Help learners gain the IT skills they need to advance in their careers with IT professional qualifications.
See more on IT professional qualifications 


We’re boosting the IT workforce: over 6,500 people completed an IT and telecoms apprenticeship in 2011.
Find out how to become a training provider for apprenticeships 


The qualification for IT users is designed to be fully flexible to meet the specific needs of individual learners and employers. 57,000 people have completed an ITQ since April 2009.
Find out more about the ITQ


Over 45,000 people have drawn on our knowledge and expertise. Use our research to get an insight into the IT & Telecoms sector and to identify the skills in demand in the labour market.
See our research

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Key facts

  • We develop qualification units for IT & Telecoms professionals and IT users.
  • These units are aligned to the skills the IT & Telecoms sector needs.
  • We work with training providers, employers and awarding bodies to make sure units and qualifications stay relevant and up-to-date.

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