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Monday, February 06, 2017

We understand that gaining skills and becoming a valuable member of a team all stems from experience. That is why ACT are encouraging work experience internally at our ACT HQ in Hebburn for young college computer students.


The first of what we hope to be many young students has joined our team on a once a week basis to develop skills in the technology and systems department of ACT’s team. Working alongside our technology specialist Jeff, a young college student will shadow in key information technology roles Jeff is involved with on a day to day basis. With Previous experience in data base configuration, electronic engineering and computer systems Jeff is an ideal mentor for our up and coming student.


Here at Act we encourage all types of work experience as we understand that experience in a diverse range of abilities is vital to progressing into a working environment, there are many academic studies which discuss how experiential learning, something which ACT is passionate about – highly aids employability skills within the generation Y and Z cohort. All of this stems into our decision to bring a promising student into a hands on role with a highly dynamic team to gain experience in a real-world problem solving environment.

Key Technical Skills

Over the course of the next few months, key technical skills will be gained in areas such as networking systems, windows enterprise software, computer hardware and programming skills in the aspects of data base language, HTML and CSS. These are fundamental skills in the daily running and up keep required to sustain the technical side of innovative businesses such as ACT. Gaining transferrable skills in these areas will mean that in the future they can be used and adapted to benefit his own role as well as a teams.

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