City & Guilds Kineo to launch e-learning apprenticeship academy

A new e-learning apprenticeship academy will be launched by City & Guilds and Kineo, which aims to create a tailored programme for people entering the e-learning industry.

There is a distinct skills shortage in the elearning industry which the programme aims to address. The scheme will cover learning design, e-learning development, project management, programming, graphics and animation and quality assurance.

Matt Fox, Director of City & Guilds Kineo said: “We already have a great heritage in new graduate training. This exciting initiative will help us build on this experience and extend it to a new group of employees across all our key disciplines. It will support us in our growth and our aim to give something back to the wider industry and the elearning

Kirsty Donnelly, City & Guilds Product Development Director said: “This is a unique opportunity to put something back into the e-learning industry and tap into the talent pool of school leavers to develop our next generation of e-learning professionals.”