Newcastle-based managed IT and cloud services provider Myrtec now has the ability to provide IT certification testing services for local businesses.
Signing an agreement with Pearson VUE, the computer-based testing (CBT) business of Pearson, they are now able to test candidates pursuing key industry certifications from leading IT programs, such as Cisco, CompTIA, EMC, HP, LPI, Oracle and VMware.
Pearson VUE believes testing and certification is at the heart of the learning experience, and Myrtec will play its part by offering accessible and secure testing to candidates.
Pearson VUE’s advanced system administers exams on behalf of hundreds of businesses, boards and organisations around the globe through the world’s largest most secure test center network.
Myrtec Managing Director, Tristan Hough, said that the system enables candidates to register and reschedule their tests online or through a Pearson VUE call centre.
“We’re very excited about our new partnership with Pearson VUE,” Tristan said. “The Pearson VUE Testing System is the most powerful available and gives us unparalleled control and flexibility over our ability to manage our business our way and the agreement means we can easily offer same-day testing, or bring testing to our customers’ locations.”
“We’re pleased to partner with a company whose industry status, technology and passion for excellence will allow us to provide even greater service for our customers.”
The list of certification tests available from test sponsors through the Pearson VUE system is continually growing. Test results are quickly transmitted back, ensuring the candidate’s certification status is promptly updated.
Ray Murray, Vice President – Business Development, Pearson VUE said they are proud to welcome Myrtec to the rapidly growing global network of Pearson VUE Authorized Test Centres.
“Together, we are providing even more candidates with the opportunity to obtain meaningful certifications and advance their careers,” Ray said.
Pearson VUE delivery of exams has continued to increase rapidly in recent years, with the company delivering 10 million exams in 2011.