The ICS and UX Design Institute have announced a new partnership to offer world-class UX and UI certification courses to Irish citizens. As a leading provider of UX Design professional training, UX Design Institute has joined forces with ICS to increase its training offering, currently in strong demand by businesses of all sectors. All ICS members will be encouraged to explore this globally recognised and industry-approved qualification, while the course remains open to anyone who is interested in acquiring in-depth knowledge and know-how in software user-experience.
ICS President, Declan Brady, said about the new partnership:
“Professionalisation and certification enhances the specialised skills and knowledge base of IT professionals, opening doors to exciting and innovative career opportunities. We’re delighted that our partnership with the UX Design Institute enables us to provide the exciting opportunity to our members to gain skills and confidence in building a career in UX Design.”
Secretary General of ICS, Mary Cleary, also welcomed the initiative under ICS’ commitment to learning and career development of Irish IT professionals:
“As the representative body of ICT professionals in Ireland, ICS is committed to promoting better opportunities for development and career progression for the diverse and dynamic community of IT professionals, that make up our membership. As part of this commitment, we are delighted to partner with the UX Design Institute to offer their world-class UX and UI certification courses, that facilitate professional development and forge pathways to careers in areas of high demand in industry.”
CEO of UX Design Institute, Colman Walsh, said:
“We are delighted and honoured to partner with ICS to offer our in-demand certifications in UX and UI. ICS is a prestigious organisation and has been a stalwart of the IT Industry since its origins in Ireland they have contributed greatly to the success of the industry here which is recognised as one of the most dynamic the world over. Our certification programs can help ICS members diversify into new areas of tech and expand their current skill set, future-proofing careers and keeping member skills cutting edge!”
ICS is the representative body of the community of ICT professionals in Ireland. This highly skilled population of IT and digital professionals has secured Ireland’s position at the global cutting-edge of IT. It is essential that we promote a culture and strategy of professionalization and upskilling among our diverse IT and Digital Community to stay at the forefront of innovation and meet the demands of industry and society. At ICS we support our members and their career development through a programme of continuous professional development (CPD) to equip them with the qualifications they need to thrive in the changing landscape of fast-moving technology.
About UX Design Institute
The UX Design Institute is the global leader in online UX & UI education and certification. Our mission is to offer a world-class education to the next generation of UX professionals and leaders either directly online to students, through corporate training or through our network of prestigious partner institutions. We set the standard in UX & UI education globally. We aim to provide professionals and employers with a tangible, straightforward and objective measure by which to assess and prove UX & UI skills and knowledge. Our courses are overseen by an Industry Advisory Council to ensure relevance. And we’ve partnered with Glasgow Caledonian University to make sure they meet the highest educational standards.