IBM Skills Academy


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An Ontario first, the IBM Skills Academy is a professional certification program from IBM in partnership with Seneca College. The IBM Skills Academy prepares students for IT careers in an accelerated format that builds local employment capability and aligns with international standards.

Upon successful completion of the IBM Skills Academy program, students will earn IBM Digital Badges - industry recognized digital credentials noted for their technical achievement and contribution.

Additionally, as a certified "Train-the-Trainer" for faculty technology, Seneca will offer tracks such as:

  1. Business Intelligence
    • Business Intelligence Analyst
    • Predictive Analytics Modeler
  2. Cyber Security
    • Security Intelligence Engineer
    • Application Security Engineer
  3. Cloud
    • Mobile Application developer
    • Cloud Application developer

 Seneca students will have 24/7 access to a virtual hands-on learning lab, The IBM Academic Cloud, enabling anytime, anywhere learning. Seneca will also serve as a regional Test Centre for IBM certification.

Program Contacts

Rasika De Silva
Program Assistant
416-491-5050 ext.77290

Glen Steins
Part-time Program Coordinator
416-491-5050 ext.33025

Sheri Ladoucier
Program Coordinator
416-491-5050 ext.77306