AUT & Institute Of Data Partnership Launches Intensive Tech Bootcamps To Combat NZ Skills Shortages
Critical Tech skills shortages in NZ are constraining local businesses and preventing economic growth. To combat this, AUT has partnered with the Institute of Data to offer intensive bootcamps in software engineering, data science and cybersecurity for kiwis to upskill and support business growth.
Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and the Institute of Data (IOD) have announced the launch of three new programmes in data science, cyber security and software. The programmes target areas suffering critical technology skills shortages in New Zealand and enable students to up-skill increase the success of landing a role in just three months full time or six months part time study.
“The technology skills gap in New Zealand has been getting worse and nothing so far has turned it around. We currently have over 2000 unfilled tech jobs on our industry job board which is growing monthly. With the border closures since 2020 it is now at breaking point with industry stakeholders despairing about what to do” says Peter Harpur, CEO of the Institute of Data.