The aspire group is a byword for the “work – live – learn” approach. A good work-life balance is our heartfelt mission – both internally on behalf of our employees, and externally, on behalf of our partners and customers. We see lifelong learning as the basis of our daily actions.
Rapid, volatile and global change is ongoing for all of us, in our private lives but also in business. In the knowledge of this, we take special care to shape our “journey” as a group of companies in close coordination with our teams.
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We systematically generate knowledge and are the expert platform for training and work in Austria. This knowledge is continuously available online and is therefore of great benefit to society.
Good alone, better together
Every year, the aspire-group helps more than 100,000 trainees to acquire knowledge. We actively provide training solutions for the business community to increase productivity, boost innovation and provide the skills training that is urgently needed to close the skills gap. We offer trainees choice, security and the highest quality. Our mission sees lifelong learning as an individual and future-proof concept.
We achieve all this with our approximately 1,200 employees, who design, organise and evaluate over 2,100 course formats annually.
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aspire – the EdTech-Group
Technological opportunities Drive innovation in the aspire-group and create ongoing value for learners. We see ourselves as an ed-tech group of companies that consistently develops new learning services and support trainees in ever-better and more contemporary ways. Particularly in recent years, our learning services have been shaped by the use of collaborative, new, technological possibilities.
Every year, the aspire-group supports more than 100,000 trainees. We address both individuals and companies, helping them acquire knowledge in a variety of educational formats. Our focus on the wide variety of requirements in the world of work helps us to carry out excellent quality training and education.
Our providers’ companies cover a broad spectrum, from educational projects for public clients, IT training courses and studies abroad to high-end training courses with recognised experts. Our approach is to impart knowledge in ways that are appropriate to the job market, using state-of-the-art forms of knowledge acquisition.
ibis acam has been opening up new perspectives for people in the job market since 1993. The company is one of the most successful private training providers offering further qualifications for job seekers in Austria. Around 1,000 employees from more than 30 countries support more than 30,000 people in taking up new opportunities at around 100 locations throughout Austria every year. There is a clear focus on the individual. ibis acam sets trends in agile learning and individualised life design. The company has an impressive placement rate and empowers learners to master both professional and social challenges. Life Design coaching is a fundamental building block of the ibis acam services. Life Design is a creative problem solving methodology in which training coaches motivate students to acquire greater coping skills.
Our ibis acam WHY?
Our mission is to know why. Because: We are convinced that each individual can lead a fulfilled life on their own merits. By educating people, we support them and public clients to make their contribution to a socially and economically sustainable world.
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Since 1999, ETC has been providing IT training courses on all the relevant current software (such as Microsoft, Cisco, Red Hat, ITIL, Prince2, VMWare, and many more). This makes ETC the Austrian market leader and the first choice for IT training. ETC responds to the rapid development in networks, technologies and IT with deep understanding and experience in the field of product creation. ETC training Solutions cover all topics relating to IT, management skills and digitalisation requirements. Cutting-edge expert know-how ensures rapid learning success. ETC has become the authorised seminar provider for the most important global software brands, due to its extensive range of certifications. ETC sustainably helps companies to meet the challenges of digitalisation with confidence.
WHY our ETC?
We believe the knowledge and skills benefit both people and companies. We are thus fully committed to helping and supporting them in their continuous development, thereby creating an all-important competitive edge – now and for the future.
participant days and 3,500 trainer days annually
average 8.8 out of 10.0 points
For more than 20 years, brainymotion in Germany with over 300 courses has stood for a training experience that guarantees practical and innovative training and further education – and with joy!
The company maintains established partnerships with leading software manufacturers such as Microsoft and AWS as well as numerous other technology providers and system houses. The company is thus the leading training provider in the German market for the topics of IT technology (technical and end users), office application scenarios as well as management, project and process management methods.
Brainymotion has developed a wide range of training solutions and content in the segments of business customers (B2B) and publicly funded training (AZAV & QCG).
brainymotion offers 100% of its training offers flexibly according to customer requirements, physically, hybrid or online. At the core is the motivation that makes it easier for participants to learn the content of their training. The company currently employs more than 50 trainers who have more than 100 different manufacturer certifications and deliver 55,000 participant days or 3,500 trainer days a year – with an average rating of 8.8 out of 10.0 points.
Our brainymotion WHY?
We convert well-founded knowledge into valuable skills. Our claim for customers is: train smart. sure can.
ARS is Austria’s largest provider of specialist private seminars. The clear vision of the ARS academy is that “knowledge leads to success”. In the realisation of this vision, the ARS Academy philosophy is that the best way to learn is from the best. The company thus helps people to develop further and creates a competitive edge. As a leading Australian provider of professional development for highly qualified technical and managerial staff, the ARS Academy covers an incredible breadth of subjects, including law, compliance, tax and finance, etc. The ARS Academy has a clear focus on premium quality competence building and a robust, lasting network for learners. The renowned OMF (Online Marketing Forum) and Nimmerrichter are integrated into the ARS Academy.
WHY our ARS?
We develop people and companies both professionally and personally with solid education and training. We see it as our obligation to create a universal platform for targeted knowledge transfer and efficient professional learning.
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The aspire business-to-public network is the KAOS Education Service, which focuses on career-enhancing professional qualifications and core competencies. The coal Market of KAOS is Tyrol. The company’s clear goal is to successfully help shape people’s future. The educational offer is both comprehensive and specific, with a focus on diverse key qualifications relevant to the job market, and career enhancing professional qualifications. Learners receive guidance at the start of their careers and are supported on the job market with a systematic and flexible approach.
WHY our KAOS?
We support people’s personal and professional development through their education. We focus on the individual needs of the learners, regardless of age, gender and nationality.
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Stepin is now the number one high school exchange trip organiser in German-speaking countries. With detailed advice, full preparation and good support, students can immerse themselves in life at a high school and in a host family, true to the adage that you should never lose your curiosity.
In over 25 years (founded in 1997), the established exchange organisation has arranged inspiring stays abroad for more than 40,000 young people all over the globe. The Stepin programme follows a clear vision of turning young people who are curious about the world into self-confident global citizens. (The programme range is constantly being expanded in order to be able to fully and passionately support the target group of young people in developing their intercultural and social intelligence).
Our Stepin vision:
We provide intercultural competence acquisition and have expanded our portfolio to include blended learning.
aspidoo is the apprenticeship and digital content creation lab of ibis acam Bildungs GmbH. The aspidoo lab set standards in the field of digital professional development and creates customised state-of-the-art e-learning services for specific target groups. Aspidoo focuses on learning independently of place of residence and work location by providing the first extensive range of live learning courses made in Austria. This enables many learners to take advantage of a wide range of high-quality professional development opportunities with recognised certifications. Aspidoo’s wealth of experience, for example in creating training guidelines for apprenticeships, promotes long-term partnerships with stakeholders such as the Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour, and many others. Aspidoo’s solutions are developed in close cooperation with the business community, for example apprenticeship companies, and have a strong focus on digitalisation topics such as apprenticeships in the IT sector.
THE partner for forward-looking apprenticeship training in Austria.
Fastlane operates in the field of challenging network projects with relevant consulting and qualification programmes. Fast Lane is at home in forward-looking technologies. Specifically developed Fast Lane training courses (with training and demo labs) cover all major future technologies. They help to develop all the technological skills required to meet the challenges of the future. Fast Lane has an active global partner network and deploys experts to train and advise companies from all sectors, leading service providers and public authorities. Since 2013, the company has also being an authorised Aruba training centre and one of the world’s leading Cisco learning partners.
WHY our Fast Lane?
At Fast Lane, we ensure that your time is used optimally. Our team is there for you, before during and after your training sessions. We are future-driven because we map be the most important future technologies with our training courses, thus supporting you in doing everything it takes to meet the challenges of the coming years.