TOKYO--(Marketwire - Jan 30, 2013) - Prometric, the trusted provider of market-leading test development and delivery solutions, and PEOPLECERT (www.peoplecert.org), one of the leading global certification bodies that offers IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), IASSC Lean Six Sigma, ECDL and City & Guilds certifications, today announced a multi-year contract for the global distribution of PEOPLECERT certifications. Implementation of the agreement will begin with ITIL exams in English and Japanese languages. Particularly for Japanese-speaking candidates, the experience will be truly customized, as professionals will be able to book their exams through Prometric's dedicated Japanese portal.
"Our partnership with Prometric strengthens our global reach and further demonstrates our commitment to offering reliable and accessible exam environments to candidates, corporations and training organizations around the world," said Dimitris Nicolaides, PEOPLECERT's New Business Development Manager. "PEOPLECERT now offers more exam taking choices to its partner training organizations and professionals than ever before and we will continue to enhance the benefits we offer them through innovative solutions and strategic partnerships."
The agreement marks an expansion of PEOPLECERT's global reach with Prometric's network of approximately 5,000 authorized test centers in more than 160 countries worldwide.
"This multi-year agreement provides PEOPLECERT testing candidates with the most convenient and secure, global certification testing network in Japan and globally," said Charles Kernan, Chief Operating Officer of Prometric. "PEOPLECERT and Prometric guarantee quality, integrity and credibility in every test, and we look forward to working with PEOPLECERT to deliver its ITIL certification and full suite of exams."
With more than 3,000,000 exams to date, PEOPLECERT offers globally recognized certifications, such as ITIL®, ISO 20000, ISO 27000 and IASSC Lean Six Sigma in over 20 languages, through flexible and secure examination systems. PEOPLECERT also offers a suite of online services that aim to further simplify the overall exam experience, including web proctored exams, online exam booking, e-certificate and online certificate verification. For more information please visit http://www.peoplecert.org/.
Prometric, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ETS, is a trusted provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment. As the global standard in professional competency measurement, Prometric reliably delivers 10 million tests per year on behalf of 400 clients in the academic, financial, government, healthcare, professional, corporate and information technology markets. Through innovation, workflow automation and standardization, Prometric achieves customer-inspired advances that are better, faster and at less cost for its clients, helping to put the right people in the right jobs at the right time. Prometric delivers tests flexibly via the Web or by utilizing a robust network of more than 8,000 test centers in more than 160 countries. For more information, please visit www.prometric.com.