Digital training hub opens in Leeds city centre
A new IT and recruitment centre has been opened in Leeds to offer training for the growing number of digital jobs in the city.
The new hub from, training firm Estio, is situated at Central Park near Asda’s headquarters.
It was set up to fill a “skills shortage” and provide training facilities and job opportunities for young people.
The new hub was officially opened by Lord Mayor of Leeds Coun Gerry Harper.
Estio is currently working with employers such as Asda, Sky, YBS Group, Xerox, Covea, The Tenet Group, DLA Piper and Marshalls to recruit IT apprentices.
The company first moved to the city November last year.
“With lots of talented young people attending the training centre each day, Estio is offering IT apprenticeship courses ranging from IT support, software and web development, IT technical sales to social media digital marketing and cyber security.
“Estio is uniquely positioned to offer a complete recruitment and training solution to its growing client base, many of whom are located in and around Leeds.”
Article written and featured in The Yorkshire Evening Post on Friday 21st January 2017