ACTA, the leading Certification Body of persons and a member of the TÜV AUSTRIA Group, as the exclusive representative of CERTIPORT (the world’s leading certification body in Digital Skills with the authentic certifications of Microsoft, Adobe, Cisco, Apple etc.) in Greece since 2010, is further expanding its activities in the Czech Republic and Albania.
Specifically, TÜV AUSTRIA Czech and TÜV AUSTRIA Albania, subsidiary companies of TÜV AUSTRIA, will commence their collaboration with ACTA starting from the academic year 2023/2024. This partnership will encompass a range of certification programs including:
- Microsoft Office Specialist
- Microsoft Certified Fundamentals
- Microsoft Certified Educator
- Cisco Certified Support Technician
- Adobe Certified Professional
- Project Management Institute Ready
- Unity Certified User
- IC3 Global Standard
- Information Technology Specialist
This strategic expansion marks a significant milestone in ACTA’s journey, further strengthening its role in promoting valuable certification services in more countries. The strategic partnership with TÜV AUSTRIA reflects a shared commitment in enhancing digital skills and training opportunities in their respective markets. This is another step towards the effective actualization of TÜV AUSTRIA’s international presence in 41 countries.
For this highly significant collaboration, Mr. Craig Bushman, Managing Director of Certiport, Mr. Ioannis Kallias, Managing Director of TÜV AUSTRIA HELLAS and Chairman of the Board of ACTA and Mr. Ioannis Andronikidis, Managing Director of ACTA, stated the following:
C.B: “We live in a time where the rapid advancement of technology and the growing demand for jobs in the technology sector have made it imperative to acquire new digital skills. At Certiport, we are committed to investing in initiatives aimed at spreading digital knowledge and developing job skills worldwide, particularly in new markets. Our collaboration with ACTA has been a success story in Greece since 2010, and we look forward to supporting them in every possible way to empower the people of Greece, the Czech Republic, and Albania to achieve meaningful job skills through digital skills certifications.”
Ι.Κ: “When we made the strategic decision to invest in ACTA we were aware of the company’s immense potential, its direct connection to the academic environment and its presence in the private market. Having issued over 120,000 certificates in Greece and abroad, ACTA stands as is the leading certification organization for professional skills in our country. However, its footprint extends beyond Greece, since its significant global collaboration with CERTIPORT as well as its exclusive partnership for over a decade, grants it the ability and convenience to provide certified professional skills from Microsoft and other leading providers exclusively in our country. Today, we are expanding ACTA’s footprint to two more countries through TÜV AUSTRIA’s global network. The best and the greatest lie ahead of us!
Ι.Α: “We are delighted to embark on this strategic partnership with Certiport,. Our decade-long collaboration with Certiport in Greece has been truly successful, enabling students and professionals to acquire meaningful job skills through certifications in digital fields. We are excited to replicate this success in Albania and the Czech Republic, equipping their citizens with the skills they need to excel in today’s technology-driven job market.”
A few words about ACTA
ACTA – Spin off Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in its successful 17+ years of operation, offers people a different path for a secure professional future. With honesty in its approach and quality in its services, ACTA certifies the skills acquired by individuals in a wide range of subjects, covering every demand of the job market. In this context, ACTA by forming a strategic partnership with TÜV AUSTRIA, a certification body with international presence in 41 countries, is also preparing itself for corporate transformation With over 120,000 certificates in professional skills, ACTA is the leading certification body for professional skills in our country. As a member of TÜV AUSTRIA, leveraging the Group’s international network is one of its key strategic objectives.
A few words about Certiport
Certiport, a Pearson VUE Business, founded in 1997, is a leader in digital skills certification services. It operates through over 15,000 Authorised Testing Centres in 148 countries, providing millions of exams annually in education and the workplace, in 27 languages. Collaborating with leading software vendors, Certiport excels in the academic sector, shaping effective global certification program strategies with authentic certifications from Microsoft, Cisco, Adobe, Unity, Apple and others.