On 13th of June LIKTA (Latvian Information and Communication Technology Association) have signed agreement (126.96.36.199/16/A/003) with the Central Finance and Contracting Agency of Latvia ( CFLA ) about implementing the project “ICT professional trainings for ICT industry development and innovations“ (IKT profesionāļu apmācības inovāciju veicināšanai un nozares attīstībai, 188.8.131.52/16/A/003).
The project “ICT professional trainings for ICT industry development and innovations“ has started on 1 st of July and will go on by December 2018. The project will ensure high-level latest-ICT technology training for over 1600 ICT specialists employed in ICT and technology industries in Latvia. Project is supported (co-financed) by the European Regional Development Fund and are approved by the Latvian Government. The total amount of support is 899 585,70 EUR (30-70% intensity of co-financing depending on organization type).
These courses will provide Latvian ICT workforce with a training that responds to the actual needs of industry, contributing to reducing the ICT specialists gap in Latvia. The training modules for ICT professional will follow the European E- Competence framework guidelines.
The project is linked to the policies and strategy for digital and ICT specialist skills development supported by the Latvian National Coalition for Digital skills.
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