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CISCO awards Premier Partner status to ITB's Networking Academy

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17/09/2015 16:20:13

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ITB's Cisco Networking Academy was recently awarded a global status of NetAcad Premier Partner. This achievement was in recognition of ITB's efforts to maintain high academic standards and help grow the number of Networking Academy students.



ITB was also successful in qualifying for the 2015-16 Academy Support Centre (ASC) Rewards Program. This global CISCO rewards program recognizes & rewards ASC's for their achievements in helping NetAcad reach its goals.
The prize includes vouchers & stipends worth approx. Euro 3000.

ITB currently offers a 10 month Part Time CISCO Certificate Programme which is delivered by Cisco accredited lecturers in state of the art labs with the latest Cisco Routers and Switches.

ITB is currently supporting the instructor training and support requirements for 28 Universities, Institutes of Technology and Further Education Institutions in Ireland.



According to Tom Nolan, ICT Learning Network Manager in ITB, "ITB has been an Instructor Training and Support centre since 2002. We have also delivered the Cisco Networking Academy courses to our undergraduate and continuing education cohort since then, with many students obtaining a valuable industrial certification in addition to their academic studies. This added value certification continues to see our graduates in strong demand in the IT industry. We are delighted to have obtained Premier Partner Status and we look forward to bringing many new and exciting courses to our students in the future in partnership with Cisco"



Lance Anderson, Cisco Networking Academy Partner Advocacy says "It is our privilege to recognize the contributions of everyone at Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown who has contributed to the success of the academies and students of Networking Academy."


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