Eureka Options companions with College of Strathclyde to safe expertise pipeline
Eureka Options has established a Graduate Apprenticeship (GA) partnership with College of Strathclyde which is able to lay the foundations for the corporate’s subsequent technology of leaders.
One of many UK’s main suppliers of enterprise administration software program options, Eureka Options has taken on two new GAs who will mix office studying and real-life expertise with a Laptop Science diploma at Strathclyde.
Enterprise techniques specialist Eureka Options is constructing on the success of the corporate’s first consumption of GA’s, which noticed them to progress to totally certified Developer roles inside the enterprise.
Having already supported two graduate apprentices by way of the journey of finishing their four-year Laptop Science levels, Eureka Options will now look to welcome and develop the subsequent consumption of budding abilities onto its 70 robust payroll.
Stephanie Kelly, HR and Studying and Improvement Supervisor at Eureka, mentioned the East Kilbride-headquartered agency was obsessed with rising its personal expertise and that graduate apprenticeships offered a springboard which took formidable college leavers turned college students, and positioned them on the coronary heart of the enterprise.
Stephanie mentioned: “The lifeblood of any formidable firm is the pipeline of younger expertise who carry contemporary considering and enthusiasm which might be harnessed and matched up with the expertise of senior workers who know the internal working of the enterprise.
“We’re already benefiting from the contribution of our first two Graduate Apprentices who obtained First Class Honours in Laptop Science, and it’s clear that we should always construct on this expertise by extending the scheme.
“To formalise this, we’re delighted to ascertain a partnership with College of Strathclyde, one of many nation’s main studying centres in laptop science, and to have the ability to supply alternatives to different younger undergraduates who present promise and a want to succeed.”
The 2 new recruits will be a part of the enterprise after leaving college this summer season and can work 4 days per week at Eureka Options’s South Lanarkshire workplace with someday attendance at college and a component of house studying included.
Stephanie added: “Downside fixing is a crucial ability which is required to work in our Improvement Division and each of our new GAs confirmed they’ve this means through the interview course of, in addition to having a eager curiosity in laptop science.
“The graduate apprenticeship route is a superb means for younger folks to earn as they study and to realize crucial on-the-job expertise whereas working in direction of a level. We profit as a enterprise with their ongoing contribution and on the finish of the 4 years we’ve got nicely certified workers who have already got a superb perception into what we do and an thrilling profession path for the years forward.”
Dr Alex Coddington, Affiliate Dean (Diploma Apprenticeships), College of Science, College of Strathclyde, mentioned: “We’re delighted Eureka Options has chosen to companion with us for our graduate apprenticeship programme as this additional provides to our breadth of employer companions.
“At Strathclyde, our industrial focus and exterior engagement supplies an unparalleled basis for apprenticeship levels of the best commonplace offering learners to use information and experience within the office.”
The Graduate Apprenticeship scheme is supported by Expertise Improvement Scotland and the Scottish Funding Council and as at July 2021 greater than 3,500 folks had benefited from the scheme which had been supported by greater than 500 employers in that yr.
Eureka Options has grown to develop into a number one enterprise techniques supplier for Oracle NetSuite and Sage software program platforms has developed its personal integration instrument, Cloud Knowledge Alternate, which permits essential enterprise techniques to ‘communicate’ to one another.
The £5m-a-year enterprise is extensively recognised for its experience in unifying the enterprise techniques of rising organisations and combines technical experience with personalised, customer-led service to assist companies run extra successfully, effectively and profitably.