Help 500,000 people into work (over 3 years)

Help 500,000 people into work (over 3 years)

Help 500,000 people into work (over 3 years) Support employment focussed NGOs UK Online Foster technology innovation BizSpark Create pathways into IT industry Apprenticeships Leonard Cheshire Disability Princes Trust Student Programmes Remploy Digital Literacy Curriculum Universal Home Access Internships

MSEmploy Industry Alliance for Jobs Enhance basic employability skills IT Diploma Digital Skills 4 Citizens Training vouchers IT Academy UK Skills Portal Measure impact by reporting from engaged NGOs 100,000 pa Measure impact through increased employment in participating partners 7,000 pa

Measure impact through number of people placed 10,000 pa Measure impact by surveying employment outcomes of people reached 50,000 pa Economic Evidence through 2009 IDC Survey & Work Foundation Microsoft Digital Literacy Curriculum Microsoft Digital Literacy Curriculum

Launched in April 2008 Free online, entry level IT training Accredited by OCR and City&Guilds 5 courses each with 2-3 hours of learning Available in over 30 languages Also available through UK Online Centres Available online at p. 2 Digital Literacy Courses and Topics Computer Basics Internet and Web Basics Productivity Programs Security and Privacy Digital

Lifestyle Computer Basics Assessment Internet and Web Assessment Productivity Programs Assessment Security & Privacy Assessment Digital Lifestyle Assessment Course Objectives Course Objectives Intro to Computers Terminology

Hardware Software Operating Systems Data Networking Performance Windows Interface Internet & WWW Browsers Connectivity Web site navigation eCommerce Internet E-mail Online Safety & Privacy Online Communities Instant Messaging Web authoring Course Objectives

Course Objectives Word Processing Security & Privacy Protect your PC Spreadsheets Presentations Databases Each topic covers: Launch Open file Basic functions Print Close Passwords Practices Threats Protect Yourself & Family Online Cons Predators

Safe practices Computer Ethics File management Intellectual property Basic operations Copyright Course Objectives Digital Media Photography Video Music Digital Devices Mobile phones PDAs Wireless computing Tablet PCs

Wearable devices Careers Digital Literacy Certificate Test (Spans all five objective domains) IT Academy Qualifications Roadmap Microsoft Business Certifications Microsoft Business Certifications (MSBC) Word 2007 Excel 2003 PowerPoint 2007 Outlook 2007 Access 2007 Windows Vista Word 2003 Core Word 2003 Expert Excel 2003 Core Excel 2003 Expert PowerPoint 2003 Core Outlook 2003 Core Access 2003 Core

No Administration, exams automatically set and corrected MSBC Exams are 40% discounted to IT Academies Cost is 24.00 per module Microsoft IT Professional and Developer Certifications Classic Microsoft Certifications Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) Microsoft Certified Applications Developer (MCAD) Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) Go to for full listing of All IT Professional Exams IT Academy Benefits Worldwide Microsoft IT Academy Benefits Curriculum Advanced Microsoft E-Learning Portfolio

E-learning portfolio provides more than 300 multimedia courses including simulations, games, and videos to help students and instructors improve their skills. Instructor e-learning Course Management Tool Instructors can send group e-mail messages, monitor student performance, and manage student access to elearning courses. Microsoft E-Reference Books Library Library enables searches through more than 500 technology books published by Microsoft Press. Three instructor subscriptions are included with Microsoft IT Academy membership and discounted rates are available for students. Microsoft Digital Literacy Curriculum provides essential skills for students new to computing. Professional Courseware (fees apply) Microsoft IT Academy members receive special pricing for Official Microsoft Learning Products including courseware,

seminars, workshops, and clinics (may vary by country). Academic Textbooks (fees apply) Microsoft Official Academic Course (MOAC) provides curriculum for semester-based and quarter-based courses. Supplements include an instructor resource center, teaching notes, virtual labs, assessments, and sample syllabi. Available only to academic institutions. IT Academy Benefits Worldwide Microsoft IT Academy Benefits Advanced Software and Resources Lab Licenses* Advanced level members may request up to 100 licenses for Windows server and client products, including Windows Vista Business for classroom use. Essential level members may request up to 50 licenses for Office Professional Edition 2003 and/or Office Professional 2007 for classroom use. *See license note in the Global Benefits Guide. Additional media and shipping charges may apply.

MSDN Academic Alliance (MSDN AA) One-year downloads subscription for Developer and Designer MSDN AA tracks allowing use of Microsoft platform, server, developer, and designer products on the personal computers of students and faculty. Microsoft TechNet Plus One-year subscription to Microsoft TechNet Plus Direct, and a discount on additional subscriptions. Allows download of knowledge base articles, security updates, utilities, and other resources. IT Academy Benefits Worldwide Microsoft IT Academy Benefits Certification Exams Advanced Microsoft Certifications Microsoft IT Academy members receive discount pricing on select Microsoft certification exams. Discounts

vary by exam type and geographic location. Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) Each Microsoft IT Academy institution receives one Microsoft Certified Trainer membership and a 25 percent discount on additional MCT memberships for qualified instructors. At the Essential level, instructors with certifications on the 2007 Microsoft Office system are eligible for MCT membership. Marketing Resources Welcome Kit Members receive a welcome letter, plaque, and posters to promote their Microsoft IT Academy membership. Microsoft IT Academy Program member Logo Members receive access to the Microsoft IT Academy logo for marketing use.

Microsoft IT Academy Locator Using the Microsoft IT Academy Locator, students can quickly find nearby Microsoft IT Academy institutions. Why Apprenticeships? Apprenticeships provide a great way for people to gain qualifications and workplace experience, while providing businesses with real benefits that contribute to their bottom line. Simon Waugh, Chief Executive, National Apprenticeship Services (NAS) Increased regional Partner support from Microsoft Successful pilot in the West Midlands from which the national Programme is being rolled out Pilot proved concept of Partners clustering together in regional areas to: benefit from collective recruitment and purchasing power Provide workable cohort to training provider National roll-out The Pilot

p. 13 Programme Objectives The programme aims to: Allow Microsoft Partners (particularly SMEs) to engage in IT apprenticeships through collaboration Allow all Microsoft partners to actively recruit the apprentices as full-time employees on day one of the apprenticeship. Fast-track Apprentice productivity to the Partner Work with nationally recognised Grade I Training Providers (Zenos) Details of Programme 7 month intensive learning Spilt into 4 parts: 1. 2. 3. 4. 3 months 3 weeks in training, 1 week in workplace 1 month in workplace 2 months 3 weeks in training, 1 week in workplace

Final month in workplace completed Apprenticeship Qualified to: Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist (MCTS) Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) MCP/ Server Comptias A+ & Network+ National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) for IT Practitioners. Business & IT and Sales module Call to Action Costs Apprentices wage = 100 per week Management fee per intake for the service provided by Microsoft of 750 split into 3 payments

250 upon commencement 250 after 3 months 250 upon completion of the Programme (7 months) The cost of the training will be funded through the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS). Next steps We are recruiting for the following Zenos locations across England: Yorkshire: Leeds, Wakefield, Sheffield, Bradford North West: Preston Warrington, Manchester West Midlands: Telford, Coventry, Birmingham East Midlands: Derby, Leicester South East: Oxford, High Wycombe, Milton Keynes, Stevenage South West: Bristol, Basingstoke, Wokingham, Southampton London: Croydon, West London, Romford, Watford Contact [email protected] and your requirement will be matched to others so a suitable cohort can be assembled. Also for more information: Questions?

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