Apprenti and Epic Games have partnered to establish a first-of-its-kind Unreal Engine apprenticeship program. Epic Games will begin by matching a $100,000 grant from the Office of Apprenticeships within the Department of Labor.
CG Spectrum will also offer access to its unreal autorized training centers. In September 2021, Epic Games joined up with Epic Games as one of those training centers.
CG Spectrums Jeremy Chinn says the collaboration with Epic and Apprenti will enable us to work closely with Epics customers and industry leaders to inspire and train creators. Using the Apprenti model to increase access to expert-led development and coaching across these industries.
Apprenti is considering further investments to begin a national registered training program. The program will be tailored to the gaming, automotive, and architecture industries specific roles.
Apprenti''s partnership with Epic Games has opened doors to people and communities as demand for real-time skills rises. Despite this, they also have the potential to enrich the lives of individuals and communities, thereby boosting their potential industry-transcending prospects.
3D skills are in high demand
In 2021, the demand for real-time 3D skills surpasses the average Information Technology skills by 50%, bringing the game a 10% faster prognosis than the global employment market. The games industry alone added more than 30,000 new entry level roles.
According to Apprentis Jennifer Carlson, the content generated by the gaming industry must include the opinions of its consumers. Moreover, an apprenticeship based in Unreal Engine skills will provide a pathway to careers other than in gaming, television, advertising, and manufacturing. We are pleased to partner with Epic Games and assist underrepresented individuals in developing lucrative careers in interactive media.
Apprentis is a non-profit that has placed internships throughout the United States, including Amazon, Paypal, Wayfair, and other businesses. Over 85% of Apprentis apprenticeships are from underrepresented groups and non-traditional backgrounds.