Boston launches Microsoft IT Academy

2015-05-27 06:00

BOSTON City Campus and Business College – Port Elizabeth has announced the launch of the Microsoft IT Academy programme in Port Elizabeth for 2015/16 to equip students with real-world technology skills needed to thrive in the 21st century economy.

Boston joins more than 15 000 Microsoft IT Academies around the world.

Boston’s unique tuition methodology is especially suited to students who study part-time. The IT department at Boston also takes learners from the basics of computing all the way through to top international IT certification.

“We’re committed to providing our students with the most up-to-date knowledge and skills so they can pursue higher education, and secure jobs that contribute to the economy and their communities,” said Albert Verster, branch manager at Boston Port Elizabeth. “Our membership in the Microsoft IT Academy programme enables us to provide a road map to technology proficiency and industry-recognised Microsoft Certification credentials, keeping pace with what today’s employers are looking for, and sets our students up for future success.”

The Microsoft IT Academy programme bridges this gap and connects the worlds of education and work. It is a comprehensive programme that supports ongoing technology education for students, teachers and other education professionals spanning computer basics to high-level information and communications technology management using Microsoft technologies.

The programme’s resources include access to online learning content, Official Microsoft Course titles course materials and curriculum and instructor tools.

Boston’s Microsoft IT Academy will provide a convenient and flexible learning environment where students can get hands-on experience with the latest technology to gain a competitive edge in today’s job market or the next step in their academics.

Boston offers a blended approach to tuition which includes technology-based lectures, demonstrations and simulations supported with training advisers in attendance to give one-on-one support as well as workshops.

This methodology allows students to study at their own pace and at times that suit their lifestyle. Boston offers end-user computing programmes such as MS Word, MS Excel and the more advanced Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) and Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Private Cloud (MCSE) for network administrators, network engineers, technical systems analysts and other information technology professionals. Boston currently has more than 50 students at various levels studying towards IT certification. Boston is rated the number one IT tuition provider in South Africa and third in the world by CompTIA!

Boston is constantly expanding its course offerings in the field of IT. In the everchanging IT landscape Boston together with Microsoft, CompTIA and other role players always strives to stay at the leading edge of the industry by providing training in the latest technology.

For more information, contact Boston PE on 041 363 0778 or visit us at www.boston.co.za

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