T.A Marryshow Community College and Cisco Combine the Power of the Internet and Education at New Cisco Academy

Helping Students Prepare for ICT Careers

The T.A Marryshow Community College recently announced the launch of a networking skills training academy in collaboration with Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate, and collaborate. The courses are delivered in partnership with Cisco Networking Academy, a global education program that helps students prepare for ICT careers such as network security and administration, technical support, and healthcare IT; professional certifications; and higher education in engineering, computer science, and related fields.

According to Mr. David Fleming, Dean of the School of continuing education, “This computer excellence program is geared towards equipping individuals with competitive skills and knowledge for the work environment. It is also meant to aid career professionals to stay relevant and up to date The academy at TAMCC will initially offer courses in Cisco IT Essentials and CCNA Courses, which will be delivered through Cisco NetSpace, Networking Academy’s cloud-based learning and collaboration environment. The online course materials were developed by Cisco and a team of global educators and offer features such as network simulation exercises, labs, and assessments that provide remedial feedback to help reinforce important concepts. Certified instructors provide hands-on support in specially equipped labs to facilitate learning and track student progress.

TAMCC plans to partner with local businesses to identify internship and career opportunities for graduates. In addition to networking and ICT skills, the Networking Academy courses reinforce 21st century career skills such as problem-solving, communication, and teamwork.

Cisco Networking Academy has equipped more than 4 million students in 165 countries with ICT and networking skills. To learn more, please visit www.netacad.com

For Further Information please contact Mr. Seldon Walker in the school of continuing education Tanteen St. George Grenada Phone # 473-440 1389 Ext 2220

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