Senior Manager, CompTIA
Alison has worked in the IT sector for over 25 years, delivering learning in colleges and commercially for a range of IT products, moving on to qualify in Business Systems part-time at Coventry University.
She worked as an IT consultant for many years before joining the Awarding Organisation OCR where she worked as Sector Specialist Digital Technologies, liaising with employers and teachers to improve the development, delivery, and relevance of content within IT Qualifications.
She worked in partnership with several Vendor partners within this role before finally joining CompTIA this year. Alison now works in the Skills Certification team liaising with delivery partners to ensure the best integration of sector relevant content and the most opportunities for learners progressing into or within the IT Sector.
In 2015/2016 academic year, there were over 16,000 starts on Digital Industries’ Apprenticeships – a 5% increase from the previous year. With three in four UK businesses reporting digital skills shortage amongst their employees, the Apprenticeship Levy and associated reforms will increase the demand for Digital Apprentices, but we need more providers to deliver in […]