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Blue Chip Brings Globally-Recognised IT Qualifications to Poole

15th October 2012

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IT professionals across the South and South West seeking globally-recognised IT certifications can now gain them through a Prometric and Pearson VUE test centre in Dorset when IT specialist Blue Chip launches its Examination Suite at its Poole headquarters on 1st November 2012. 

Karl Edmonstone, Training Manager at Blue Chip, said: “The Examination Suite,which can cater for over 300 exams per month,  compliments our state-of-the-art training centre launched in the summer, which means delegates can now attend accredited and customised training and take exams in Poole, five days a week.

By partnering for many years with Pearson VUE and Prometric, leaders in technology-enabled testing and assessment services, Blue Chip has established itself as the South’s leading provider of IT training, offering recognised courses and certifications for globally-recognised systems, including Microsoft, Cisco, VMware, Citrix, ITIL and PRINCE2.

Blue Chip’s training division is also recognised as one of Microsoft’s top five UK-based Learning Partners, achieving Gold Competency Status - the only company on the South Coast to have qualified under the latest guidelines.

As an Approved Test Centre, Blue Chip is able to manage delegates through the whole process, from learning to receiving their final certificates.

Edmonstone adds: “The IT industry is incredibly fast paced and professionals have to keep abreast of the latest technologies and qualifications in order to perform.  Despite the cuts of recent years, businesses and organisations acknowledge the importance of investing in technical skills, whether to maximise existing technology or simply to keep abreast of the latest advancements in order to give a competitive advantage.  Expanding our partnership with the world’s most well-known names in assessment opens the door for delegates from across the South and South West to advance their continued Professional Development.”

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