BICSI, a global association for advancement of information and communications technology community, is pleased to announce that Dubai’s Etisalat Academy has established itself as an Authorised Design Training Provider. This accolade allows Etisalat Academy to deliver BICSI’s globally-recognised ICT design courses as part of their educational offerings, marking an industry milestone in the advancement of ICT training and education made available around the world.
Etisalat Academy is the largest single-source business and telecom training solutions provider in the Middle East. They provide training consultancy and human capital development services to telecoms, government agencies, oil and gas companies, financial institutions and organisations across all industries and business sectors. Etisalat Academy currently offers training and development programmes ranging from cutting-edge technology courses to career-changing leadership master classes, strategy workshops and business management seminars.
Becoming a BICSI Authorised Design Training Provider gives Etisalat Academy an opportunity to expand their current slate of courses to include BICSI’s globally-recognised suite of ICT design training programmes. As an Authorised Design Training Provider, Etisalat Academy will utilise the same standards- and best practice-based curriculum, classroom equipment and materials offered in a BICSI-conducted class. Etisalat Academy will begin offering BICSI courses soon.
“Working with Etisalat Academy to provide BICSI training in the proper methods of design, integration and implementation of ICT systems and infrastructure is an ideal and exciting collaboration,” said BICSI President Jeffrey Beavers.
“As a global organisation whose core focus is on education and training, BICSI is thrilled to be working with a like-minded training facility like Etisalat Academy to offer our curriculum. Etisalat Academy has been a long-time supporter of BICSI training, and as an Authorised Design Training Provider, we will continue to work together to advance the ICT community in the Middle East and Africa District.”
Dr Ali Al-Qayedi, General Manager, Etisalat Academy, said: “As the largest single-source business and telecom training solutions provider in the Middle East, Etisalat Academy is committed to high quality learning and development experience. This collaboration comes as part of Etisalat Academy’s long-term plans to establish strategic alliances with reputable global associations and certification bodies. Becoming a BICSI Authorised Design Training Provider will enhance Etisalat Academy offerings for ICT professionals within the UAE and the region.”
BICSI serves more than 23,000 ICT professionals, including designers, installers and technicians. These individuals provide the fundamental infrastructure for telecommunications, audio video, life safety and automation systems.
Through courses, conferences, publications and professional registration programmes, BICSI staff and volunteers assist ICT professionals in delivering critical products and services and offer opportunities for continual improvement and enhanced professional stature.