NACC x CompTIA Partnership

Elevating Tech Certification Training for Canadian Career Colleges

Effective July 1, NACC is proud to partner with CompTIA, the leader in IT certifications, to enhance the tech certification opportunities available to our member colleges and their students. This strategic alliance aims to address Canada’s labour shortages in the technology sector by providing top-tier certification training to more of our regulated career colleges.

 

Key Benefits of the Partnership:

Access to CompTIA’s Academic Partner Program

NACC member colleges can apply for CompTIA’s Academic Partner Program to access instructional materials, certification testing, and special discounts on exam vouchers and learning resources. CompTIA offers a vast catalogue of certification training and short-form courses.

Members, reach out to Sylvia PoirierSenior Specialist, Outbound Sales at CompTIA for details and support on this process.

Exclusive CompTIA Certified Instructor Network

NACC members teaching CompTIA’s industry-leading certification courses will have exclusive access to CompTIA’s Certified Instructor Network. This allows career college instructors to achieve CompTIA certification at no cost, ensuring they provide high-quality education to their students.

Upcoming Cyber Security Curriculum

In early 2025, we will offer a 900+ hour, ministry-approved curriculum for license by NACC members. Developed in collaboration with CompTIA, this curriculum prepares students with the necessary qualifications of a cybersecurity professional. Graduates will earn several industry-recognized CompTIA certifications along with a college diploma, positioning them for success in a competitive job market.

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