Huawei Appoints ICT Worx as first South African training partner
Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today announced its appointment of ICT Worx (International Consulting & Training Worx) as South Africa’s first Huawei Authorized Learning Partner(HALP).
The appointment by ICT Worx not only solidifies Huawei’s ICT training and certification program in the South African market but also realises Huawei’s vision of leading ICT technical certification and nurturing ICT talent for the future.
ICT Worx, which has vast experience in local certification training, now undertakes a variety of Huawei certification training, which focuses on the training and certification development of channel partners, students and social students. It will provide strong support to channel platforms, help channel and service partners to provide technical training and certification, allowing them to produce and reserve technical talents.
The training forms part of the Huawei Enterprise Training and Certification Program which covers 11 technical fields and 13 technical directions in the ICT industry. It is the only certification program of its kind in the industry that covers all ICT technical fields.
Mr. Xiao Han, President of Huawei Enterprise Global Technical Service said: “This partnership is an important milestone in the establishment of training and certification standards for the entire industry to facilitate its growth in the future. We recognise that industry standards, knowledge, and skills are all undergoing constant changes in the ICT convergence era and talented professionals are needed in unprecedented numbers, more urgently than before. As a well-respected training facility with expert trainers, advanced hardware and world class lab facilities, we trust that ICT Worx can fulfill the various requirements to provide professional training and certification of our programs.”
Commenting on the new partnership, Frans Sadie, Managing Director of ICT Worx, said: ““We are extremely excited about this new partnership with Huawei. With the development of Huawei Enterprise Business, we will be able to enrich our technical training programs and strengthen our offerings to learners. We look forward to working with Huawei to establish and further enhance the training and certification system in South Africa.”
Huawei firmly believes in local empowerment. It’s collaboration with higher education institutions and other tertiary educational organizations forms part of its local empowerment initiative termed ‘glocalisation’ which entails partnering with the local business community through local employees, sharing resources with local partners, as well as providing opportunities to develop local talent that will form the next generation of ICT leaders.