Today 26th May’21 google announced Google Career Certificates are now available in the UK. Google said that they are doing it in partnership with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
Google Career Certificates can assist you in acquiring some of the necessary skills. Google’s online learning programmes now include courses in user experience design, project management, and data analytics, as well as an Android development certification. These services complement Google’s existing IT support programme, which began in 2018. They are reasonably priced and do not require students to have a degree or prior experience.
Ronan Harris Vice President and MD, Google UK & Ireland today in his blog formally announced Google Career Certificates are now available in the UK. He said with people in the United Kingdom gaining new liberties on a weekly basis. And further said we know that many people are looking for ways to improve skill sets in order to prepare for future careers. This is motivated by a combination of necessity and personal motivation.
He further stated that already, technology and automation were dramatically transforming the way we worked, a trend accelerated by the pandemic’s additional upheaval of labour markets. Indeed, prior to COVID-19, Google and The McKinsey Global Institute conducted research indicating that over 90 million people may need to acquire key new skills by 2030 to ensure job creation.
He told Google search data shows that Google is already ahead of the curve, with searches for ‘information technology online course’ jumping by 780 percent, ‘business management course online’ jumping by 296 percent, and ‘online courses with credentials’ jumping by 259 percent in only the previous week.
He has a opinion that people are turning to the internet for answers to their most pressing questions about’skills,’ with some of the top-ranked Google searches being ‘How to Improve Leadership Skills?’
Google in order To accommodate the increased demand for these new talents, they are granting 9,500 Google Career Certificate scholarships in the United Kingdom, and thanked to government partnerships with the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) (9,000) and Camden Council (9,500).
Read complete blog here.
Source: Google Blog