Tech Channel Ambassadors (TCA) launched to tackle IT skills gap

clock • 4 min read
Tech Channel Ambassadors (TCA) launched to tackle IT skills gap

Founded by industry veteran Ian Kilpatrick, the organisation is looking for members to promote the channel IT industry to schools and education establishments as the place to be

The UK channel needs an extra 100,000 people just to plug the current skills gap, with businesses shelling out around £1.5bn a year in a battle to hold onto key staff and avoid losing them to the c...

To continue reading this article...

Join CRN

  • Enjoy full access to - the UK’s top news source for the IT channel
  • Gain the latest insights through market analysis and interviews with channel leaders
  • Stay on top of key trends with the Insider weekly newsletter curated by CRN’s editor
  • Be the first to hear about our industry leading events and awards programmes


Join now


Already a CRN member?

Log in

You may also like
Marc Sumner: Amid a raft of leadership changes, the channel is prepping for recovery


The Robertson Sumner CEO believes the channel is primed for a top-down recruitment surge

clock 07 February 2024 • 3 min read
Gartner: 'The talent problem is unsolvable'


Analyst John-David Lovelock claims the skills shortage will continue for another five years as firms should turn to managed services

clock 23 January 2024 • 2 min read
Now hiring: Channel partners actively recruiting on what they look for in a candidate


As the job market heats up around September, three channel partners who are actively hiring discuss candidate preferences and culture

clock 01 September 2023 • 5 min read

Sign up to our newsletter

The best news, stories, features and photos from the day in one perfectly formed email.

More on Training

Tech Data hunts 50 partners for AWS training programme

Initiative will help partners build AWS capabilitie

Tom Wright
clock 10 June 2020 • 1 min read

Microsoft and Cisco certification superpower status confirmed

Microsoft and Cisco accounted for a combined 45 per cent of courses taken by tech pros quizzed in recent survey

CRN staff
clock 26 March 2018 • 1 min read

Could military veterans solve the channel's skills shortage?

IBM Security is calling on companies to see military veterans as an invaluable talent pipeline. Nima Green meets the vets on the front line of the chronic cybersecurity skills gap

Nima Green
clock 08 September 2017 • 6 min read