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It’s the perfect time to start a career in IT…

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Jobs for highly qualified people in technology is set to rise by 16 million.

The Learning People’s entry IT training package includes key qualifications from Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA, Oracle and more.

These certifications open a wide variety of doors to your career, with them just some of the roles you could qualify for are a support technician, a security specialist and a network professional.

The national average salaries for these starting out in IT roles are:

Entry IT – £20,000

IT support technician – £23,500

Security specialist – £52,500

Network professional – £43,000

There is a UK skills shortage, with 100,000 people needed to fill IT jobs and 700,000 required across Europe.

Chosen not to go to university? Graduated but still finding it hard to get a job? Looking for a complete career change?

If any of these situations apply to you, and you love all things tech, our entry IT package might be the best option for you.

Working in IT encapsulates all forms of technologies in companies from the very small – think family business – to the very large – think Google.

Skills you need:

Willingness to learn
Passion and keen interest in technology
Basic computer skills
Communication skills
Able to take instruction

Embarking on a training course in IT is the first step towards a lucrative and rewarding career.

The Learning People’s entry IT package comes with all globally recognised exams, 0% interest finance options and ongoing StudentCare™ and mentor support.

  • Exams – mock exams are available and Practice Labs throughout your training, and, if necessary, resit fees are even included to avoid you feeling under pressure
  • Finance – with a no hidden charges policy, our simple payment options mean that you have the choice to pay upfront, or in easily manageable chunks on a monthly basis
  • Support – StudentCare is on hand for you to phone on 0800 0141 311 in UK office hours excluding bank holidays, and, if you have a query outside of these hours, Skillsoft technical support is available on 0800 973 184

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Average salary after completing

Average Salary
Junior IT Specialist
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You can earn
Average Salary
IT Director
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You can earn an average of £58,650.00 a year

90% of hiring managers value IT certification, giving you a competitive edge to land the job

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