New Delhi: Huawei ICT Academy in India has opened its general ICT courses to all. It aims to boost the ICT talent pipeline and support the Digital India vision.
Under its general ICT courses, Huawei ICT Academy will provide free online training on industry-leading technologies, allowing Indians from all walks of life to learn new skills and hone existing skills.
These free-of-courses cover the basics of the latest ICT technologies like 5G, AI, IoT, cloud computing, network communications and big data. They are now available free of cost to students, academics or anyone interested in enhancing their ICT knowledge.
“Looking to bridge the gap between talent supply and demand in the digital era, we at Huawei are continually leveraging our technologies, knowledge, experience, and successful practices developed over years of operations in the ICT industry to cultivate more high-quality ICT talent,” said Akash Mathur, VP – Huawei India.
“In response to the government’s call for skilling, we open our general level ICT courses to anyone wanting to get a better understanding of emerging technologies or to upgrade their current skills. Our aim is to build the education, industry and public talent ecosystems, to enhance talent capabilities and create an interest in ICT, especially amongst the student community as they are on the crux of deciding upon a career path,” added Mathur.
Enrolment for the general courses is open to all interested graduates, non-graduates and professionals irrespective of their study majors. Potential trainees can log onto the ‘Huawei ICT Academy Course Catalogue site and register for desired courses, with each course comprising of multiple self-study modules spanning 2-4 lessons per course.
Huawei has been working to improve the ICT skills of students in schools, colleges and universities through multiple programs such as Seeds for the Future, ICT Academy and ICT Competition.
Launched in India in 2015, the Huawei ICT Academy is a non-profit education program that focuses on two issues — providing training and learning solutions to meet the needs of the ICT sector and creating a talent ecosystem for the ICT sector.