Edtech firm Veranda aims to increase students’ employability quotient through Acacia Delivery Centres
Veranda Learning Solutions, a listed EdTech company, announced the launch of Veranda Acacia, a comprehensive learning platform aimed at bridging the job-ready IT skills gap in India. through a national network, with the registration of its first set of delivery centers in 25 locations.
Acacia Phase 1 programs for Full Stack Web Development, Cloud and DevOps, as well as Data Science, are aligned with the competency standards developed by SSC NASSCOM in collaboration with industry and approved by the Government of India.
IT-ITES Sector Skills Council NASSCOM is the national standard-setting body for IT skills created under the auspices of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and the Ministry of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship of the Government of India (GOI).
The programs are based on a results-oriented approach that focuses on improving the employability ratio of students through a 100% practice-oriented curriculum aligned with industry, a regimental pedagogy, and a placement support mechanism. robust, Veranda Learning Solutions said in a press release. statement.
Acacia programs will offer six career paths, three each in Phase 1 and Phase 2, namely Full Stack Web Development, Cloud and DevOps, Data Science, Cybersecurity, Mobile App Development, and Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
Speaking about the launch of Veranda Acacia, Kalpathi S. Suresh, President and CEO of Veranda Learning Solutions, said: “All of our programs are based on results and with Veranda Acacia we aim to bridge the current gap in skilled labor. in the technology sector We will offer high quality, affordable and experienced courses led by instructors in level 2 and 3 cities to enable students to quickly integrate into the industry over the next 12 months.We are working with several technology companies to provide them with a skilled workforce that can help them achieve their growth trajectories. “
Students will have access to their unique placement terminal with direct information to recruiters while creating interview opportunities for all students who meet the performance criteria. After successfully completing the above-mentioned aligned courses and passing the NASSCOM SSC assessment, students will be eligible for the GoI Incentive Plan, the statement adds.
Commenting on the genesis of Veranda Acacia, its head of business, Himanshu Dandotiya, said: “With Acacia, Edureka is venturing into an offline business with a hybrid mode of academic delivery through our partners.”
Speaking about network expansion, Acacia’s national head of sales and operations, Mr. “At Acacia we are committed to building a state-of-the-art network of partners in India and soon beyond the country’s borders. This will allow aspirants to learn new technologies with high quality accredited content.” “At the same time, we are improving our placement rate without migrating to cities. We firmly believe that this will make a difference in the supply and demand gap and provide social equality.”
“Because the Acacia Veranda Phase 1 programs are certified by SSC NASSCOM, students are confident that the curriculum is based on a results-oriented approach that will bridge the gap between demand and supply for professionals. of qualified IT, “said R. Visalaakshi, founder and CEO, V NET Technologies (Delivery Partner).
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Posted: Friday, May 13, 2022, 10:13 AM IST