- Acquisition brings 150+ established IT course offerings with a team of highly experienced full-time instructors
- CTE Solutions co-founders Mia Hempey and Darron Barr will play an important role on the executive team at ctc TrainCanada as Vice President and VP, Marketing
OTTAWA, Jan. 12, 2015 /CNW/ - ctc TrainCanada, a Canadian leader in corporate training since 1989, announced today the acquisition of CTE Solutions, an accomplished provider of technical, management, and business skills training for IT Pros. The acquisition is a good fit for both companies with complementary offerings, similar clients, and a similar vision to bring instructor-led training to anyone from anywhere in one of our 12 locations across Canada or using our TrainLive® virtual platform.
CTE Solutions will be an invaluable asset to ctc TrainCanada's growing educational portfolio. Through the acquisition ctc TrainCanada now has the most comprehensive training program in Canada for Technical, Desktop, Management, Leadership and Business Skills. CTE Solutions brings established programs related to IT Technical, IT Service Management, Enterprise Architecture and Business Skills including:
- Accredited ITIL, Accredited TOGAF, Accredited COBIT
- PMI Registered Project Management, Prince2, IIBA Endorsed Business Analysis, Agile & SCRUM
- VMware, Cloud Computing, IT & Cyber Security, CompTIA, and Java/Programming Languages
"We are extremely pleased to have successfully completed the acquisition of CTE Solutions Inc.," said President, Mark Peterson. "We started this business 25 years ago with a vision to become Canada's number one training solution company. The acquisition of CTE Solutions Inc., allows us to realize our vision and establish dominance in the Canadian training sector."
"It's an exciting time and we are looking forward to being a part of a national training organization!" said Mia Hempey, President and Co-Founder of CTE Solutions. "With the merger, we will provide our clients with a complete solution available at a national level. No other training organization in Canada will have the breadth of knowledge or the comprehensive curriculum we can provide, with an unparalleled focus on providing quality instructor-led training with the highest level of service."
"Two great competitors become one company!" said Rick Shore Senior Vice President of ctc TrainCanada. "CTE Solutions' training offerings will be integrated into ctc TrainCanada's over the coming months. CTE Solutions' employees will join the ctc TrainCanada team, collectively reassuring clients that this acquisition will improve our ability to deliver more quality training in innovative ways to corporate clients across Canada while maintaining our key principles – Quality, Customer Service and Flexible Delivery."
About ctc TrainCanada
ctc TrainCanada is Canada's leading provider of corporate training and a Microsoft Gold Learning Partner. We are a privately owned Canadian organization bringing 25 years of training and development experience to the market. With twelve convenient locations nationally, we work with our clientsto build technical and business competencies to meet economic demands. Our portfolio of training offerings include: Certified Microsoft technical, Microsoft Office & Desktop, Project Management, Business Analysis, Leadership, Business Skills, Room Rentals and Virtual Live Instruction (When you need it! Where you need it!). For more information visit: www.TrainCanada.com.
SOURCE ctc TrainCanada
For further information: Rick Shore, Senior Vice President, ctc TrainCanada, 350 Sparks Street #220, Ottawa, ON K1R 7S8, Direct Phone: 613-656-3642 |Cell: (613) 297-5886| Email: rickr@TrainCanada.com, www.TrainCanada.com