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Invitation to Participate in I-ADVANCEā„¢ Beta Testing


IT and ICT Practitioners, Consultants, Managers, Directors, CTOs, CIOs are invited to participate.


Beta testers will take an online exam for one of the six ICT designations in order to test the test items’ difficulty and quality. For more information...

No preparation is required. Time commitment:2 - 2.5 hours (including registration). An ICTC representative will be onsite.

Based on the results of this exam, I-ADVANCE™ beta testers can receive one-year certification, once the cut-score has been determined and the I-ADVANCE™ program becomes operational.


To register for any of the following sessions, please e-mail to: or sign up online


I-ADVANCE™ Beta Testing | Hosted by:  ICTC

Address: 116 Lisgar Street, Suite 300, Ottawa, ON

Date: Friday, May 13, 2011

Register now for a session at:  9:00AM, 12:00PM or 4:30PM


I-ADVANCE™ Beta Testing | Hosted by: KMPG

Address: 777 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver, BC

Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 8:30AM


I-ADVANCE™ Beta Testing | Hosted by:  Camosun College

Address: Lansdowne Campus, 3100 Foul Bay Road, Victoria, BC

Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 2:00PM


I-ADVANCE™ Beta Testing | Hosted by: Sapphire Canada, A Randstad Company

Address: 1027 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, BC

Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 4:00PM


I-ADVANCE™ Beta Testing | Hosted by: NSCC, School of Applied Arts & New Media

Address: 5685 Leeds Street, Halifax, NS

Date: Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 6:00PM


I-ADVANCE™ Beta Testing | Hosted by: ACCES Employment

Address: 151 City Centre Drive, Suite 600, Mississauga, ON

Date: Thursday, May 26, 2011

Register now for a session at: 9:00-11:30a.m., 12:00-2:30p.m. or 3:00-5:30p.m.


I-ADVANCE™ Beta Testing | Hosted by: Nmedia Solutions Inc.

Address: 1047, boulevard Mercure,  Drummondville, QC

Date: Monday, May 30, 2011

Register now for a session at: 12:00 p.m. or 4:30 p.m.


Stay tuned for updates - as more I-ADVANCE™ Beta Testing Sessions will be confirmed.


Ongoing in May 2011: Companies with teams or groups of 8 or more IT/ICT professionals*:

Beta testing can be scheduled at your company, participants could take the test directly at their workstation.

(*Beta testing for the different designations can take place at the same time.)


Participating organizations will be recognized as

  • Official collaborators in the development of I-ADVANCE™.
  • Ambassadors of professional development and life-long learning in the ICT Sector.


To schedule a beta testing session at your company and to sign up your team members, register here or e-mail



I-ADVANCE™ Certification Program, a recognition program for IT and ICT professionals is currently being developed by the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) and partners. For some more information on the I-ADVANCE™ Program and the test development activities; please follow these links:


CIPS Corporate Partners

The following organizations support CIPS' commitment to professionalism, ethics, and high standards for the I.T. profession. 

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