Company Profile

What began in 1991 as a quest for a better way to train IBM mainframe personnel, has now cumulatively trained over 1 Million mainframers globally, and is now the world’s most awarded, most delivered, most IBM credentialed, IBM Z mainframe training annually.

We are mainframers, and we are proudly part of the global mainframe family! We collaborate closely with IBM and the major mainframe industry vendors to develop the finest training on their products. We train the mainframe workforces of a majority of the world’s mainframe organizations. We give back to the industry, donating our courseware extensively to countless next generation mainframers worldwide.

We understand that as well as you wanting to train and empower your mainframe computing workforce, you also want to do business with friendly, helpful, experienced people!

Know that we are here for you!

Interskill Americas, Management Team

Darren Surch, Interskill Learning
Darren Surch, CEO
Giles Newson, Managing Director
Pablo Mosca, IT Director
Terri Teems, Head of North America

Our learning designs are informed by contemporary learning theory and are interactive, contextualized and responsive to diverse learning styles. We believe in immersing learners in relevant authentic activities designed to motivate, engage, and produce quantifiable change.

Training Industry Awards

In 2021, 2022 and 2023 we were honored to receive not one but TWO awards from Training Industry, the leading research and information resource for corporate learning. Interskill is now on both the Training Industry ‘Top IT Training Companies‘ Watch List, and the Training Industry ‘Top Online Learning Library Companies‘ Watch List!

To have a niche, IBM Z specialist training organization listed among the global Training Industry’s elite companies in multiple categories is a massive recognition, both for Interskill and for IBM Z mainframe training!