Veranda launches a comprehensive learning platform Veranda Acacia


Veranda Learning Solutions Limited has announced the launch of a comprehensive learning platform Veranda Acacia aiming to bridge the workplace-ready IT skills gap in India. It has signed up with its first set of delivery centres across 25 locations. The Acacia Phase 1 programs for Full Stack Web Development, Cloud and DevOps, as well as Data Science, are aligned to competency standards established by SSC NASSCOM in partnership with the industry and approved by the Government of India. IT-ITES Sector Skills Council NASSCOM is the national standard-setting body for IT Skills set up under the aegis of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and the Ministry of Skills Development & Entrepreneurship of the Government of India. These programs are based on an outcome-oriented approach entailing to focus on enhancing the learners’ employability quotient.

Acacia programs (career tracks) are aligned to the current and emerging needs of the skilled workforce in IT industries, based on regular interactions with partner organisations, to provide with industry ready graduates. These career tracks are offered to undergraduate and post-graduate students, both at Acacia’s Delivery Partner Centres and in institutional campuses. A total of six career tracks are offered, 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.

Talking about the launch, Kalpathi S. Suresh, Chairman cum Executive Director, Veranda Learning Solutions, said, “All our programs are outcome-driven and with Veranda Acacia we aim to bridge the current skilled workforce gap in the tech sector. We will deliver high-quality, affordable, and experienced instructor-led courses across tier 2 and tier 3 towns to enable learners to quickly integrate within the industry in the coming 12 months. We are committed to investing in People, Product, and Performance for providing students with sustained career excellence. We are working with several tech companies to provide them with a skilled workforce that can assist them in achieving their growth trajectories.”