Belfast Met College in Northern Ireland has been recognised as an Outstanding Centre of Excellence by Prodigy Learning for the second successive year for the delivery of internationally recognised IT certifications from industry leaders such as Adobe and Microsoft.
Pictured receiving the Award on behalf of Belfast Met is Ian McCormick (Head of School, Creative & Digital Industries) from Andrew Flood (CEO, Prodigy Learning).
Prodigy Learning awards Centre of Excellence status annually to a small number of academic institutions and training providers in the UK & Ireland to mark the delivery of over 250 IT certifications in the year and high standards of achievement. The Outstanding Centre of Excellence Award is to recognise a select group of centres (20 across the UK & Ireland) that reach the highest level of achievement.
The College achieved this new recognition through particular success with delivery of the Microsoft Office Specialist and Microsoft Technology Associate programmes. These certifications improve employability for students and productivity for employees. Click here to read the full certification success story.
Andrew Flood (CEO, Prodigy Learning) commented on Belfast Met’s achievement: “Congratulations to Belfast Met on this achievement. The College was our first Outstanding Centre of Excellence last year so it’s great to see them continuing to reach the highest standards. Belfast Met is at the forefront of education and training for the IT sector in Northern Ireland, delivering innovative programmes incorporating internationally recognised IT certifications which provide students with job-ready skills in areas demanded by employers.”
Ian McCormick (Head of School, Creative & Digital Industries, Belfast Met) mentioned the partnership that Belfast Met has with Prodigy Learning: “Vendor certifications are a key component of our curriculum providing our students with industry relevant skills and accreditation. Our collaboration with Prodigy Learning has enabled us to continue to provide a curriculum which meets the needs of both students and industry and support the students transition from education into employment.”
About Belfast Met College
Belfast Met is the largest Further and Higher Education College in Northern Ireland and is one of only thirty colleges in the UK to join the influential 157 Group. Founded in 1906 and with some 37,000 student enrollments, Belfast Met works at a strategic level in providing education, training and skills to enhance individual, community and economic success.
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