Certified Wireless Network Professionals Certifies Its First Authorized Learning Partner in Africa
Durham, NC, May 02, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- CWNP, LLC (Certified Wireless Network Professional), has announced that the International Centre for Professional Development (ICPD) at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State (FUNAAB), a premiere IT training provider based in Nigeria, has become its first Authorized Learning Partner (ALP) in Africa.
The ALP partnership utilizes CWNP official student courseware and employs or contracts Certified Wireless NetworkTrainers (CWNTs) to deliver CWNP training classes. ICPD, FUNAAB is the first institution in Africa to partner with CWNP, and allows CWNP to be connected to new international markets. The institution plans to utilize the ALP services to create a learning hub for IT professionals in Africa.
Lawrence OLabisi Kazeem, the pioneer centre manager of ICPD, FUNAAB, is a 14-year veteran of the wireless industry. Kazeem serves as network administrator for ICPD, FUNAAB. Previously, he was senior network administrator at the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti and senior system analyst at FUNAAB. Kazeem has also worked as network and system manager at Wonder Network Technologies, sales and systems manager at Castlat Telecommunication Ltd. and system engineer at Excellent Speed Technologies Ltd. and Bancent Computers. Additionally, Kazeem has achieved Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) certification, which is an administrator level career certification for networkers who understand RF behavior, site surveying, installation and basic enterprise Wi-Fi security. He has been an instructor of CWNA the last three years.
For additional information on CWNP’S Authorized Learning Partners, visit https://www.cwnp.com/partners/.
“We congratulate the vice chancellor, the management and staff of FUNAAB on this great accomplishment of being our first ALP in Africa,” said Brad Crump, president of CWNP. “ICPD’s expertise on wireless networks and passion to educate IT professionals in Africa shows that the FUNAAB Centre will be an asset to CWNP and professionals across the globe.”
“I worked three years to become an ALP, and I am honored to achieve this title for my university,” said Kazeem. “We shall make CWNP ALP a learning hub for Africa so that we can educate IT professionals in our continent and provide them with practical training. We also hope to use ALP as a platform for wider advertising about our CWNP training classes at ICPD, FUNAAB.”
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About Certified Wireless Network Professional (CWNP):
CWNP is the recognized industry standard for enterprise Wi-Fi certification and training. Its certifications cover the full range of technologies underlying all enterprise WLAN products. CWNP offers four levels of enterprise Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) certification and prepares IT professionals to specify, design and manage wireless LAN systems regardless of the vendor solution utilized. CWNP has customers in more than 150 countries and authorized training partners in all major global theaters. For more information about CWNP, visit http://www.cwnp.com/.