Western Community College is proud to be a CompTIA Authorized Academy Partner. This program provides valuable tools and resources which help WCC to train, certify, and upgrade the skills of our students in IT. CompTIA’s Academy program is designed to encourage certification and to improve career opportunities for students.
At WCC, you will be trained for your certification exam by knowledgeable instructors who provided personalized instruction and deliver the subject matter in a professional, through manner with accredited materials and procedures. Through the CompTIA Authorized Partner Program, our quality instructors have been reviewed and approved by CompTIA to ensure that they deliver the finest exam preparation possible.
As a Microsoft Imagine Academy Program Member, we employ a global learning solution and high-caliber training programs for Microsoft technologies, to help students reach their potential, academically and in their careers. The program provides access to Microsoft software licenses, E-Learning opportunities, official Microsoft course materials, and recognized certifications.
The program connects education with real-world applications, giving students the necessary IT skills success in post-secondary courses and in today’s technology-based job market.
Microsoft Imagine provides professional developer tools, software, and services to our faculty and students with low-cost subscription options from Microsoft, so they have access to the latest technologies and cloud services.
Microsoft Imagine software allows for students taking at least one credit course offered by a WCC member department to install the software on their personal devices for use in their coursework as well as their personal development projects. Special member licensing rights also allow a WCC department to install Microsoft Imagine software and services on our departmental lab machines for instruction and research.
The VMware IT Academy program creates a collaborative relationship between VMWare and Academic institutions, such as WCC. Through this program, students acquire training and certifications on VMWare technologies,with high-quality educational content, and experience using with VMware technologies which are used by 97 percent of the Fortune Global 500 companies and over 500,000+ customers. Students with VMware training and certifications may be better positioned for higher-paying IT jobs and employment by firms seeking workers skilled in virtualization and cloud computing.
Pearson VUE Authorized Test Centers are privately owned, third-party testing facilities which provide on-site, on-demand, computer-based testing for certifications and professional licensure exams. Pearson VUE provides a full complement of services from test creation to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive, secure network of testing centers around the world.
Western Community College is a PearsonVue Authorized Test Center. In addition to administering exams for WCC students on our campus, we also act as a test center for other exams through the Pearson Vue network.
Please note: The Testing Centre offers Pearson Vue Testing for the Public (non WCC students) on Monday & Thursday only.
For Scheduling, Rescheduling & Cancelling your test with Pearson Vue, visit www.pearsonvue.com/programs and select the relevant test program from the Test Taker Services section.