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Why choose ACE?

ACE is the largest New Zealand privately owned computer training provider. We have the unique distinction of being the only training company in New Zealand to be Microsoft and IBM Education Centre. As a registered Private Training enterprise (PTE), ACE has lead the way in gaining New Zealand Qualifications Authority recognition for Microsoft's certification courses.

ACE has also been recognised by Microsoft for developing the first Online Skills Assessment tool in Australasia.

ACE has recently released its proprietary Return On Investment (ROI) Tool available to its premier tier customers.

Mission Statement

The Doorway to the benefits of Technology.

Position Statement

Our goal is to provide your employees with the knowledge and the skills they need so your continuing investment in technology and people will create competitive advantage in the marketplace. A well-trained workforce is a key differentiator in this time of rapid and continuous change.

Accreditations & Partnerships

ACE has been offering top quality Computer Training, both Applications and Technical, and Development since 1987.

  • "Delivering Return on Investment in Training" - that's the mission of our partnership with Microsoft. We have been a Microsoft Authorised Training Centre, Microsoft Certified Technical Education Centre and Microsoft Certified Partner for Learning Solutions since 1995 and an Authorised Desktop Training Centre (or equivalent) since 1988.
  • In 1994 we became the first, and still the only, Lotus Authorised Education Centre for Lotus Notes/Domino training in New Zealand. In 2003 ACE became the sole Education Centre for all IBM Software (ECIS).
  • ACE also has the unique distinction of being the only training company in New Zealand to be both an IBM and Microsoft Business Partner.
  • ACE is an Authorised Testing Centre for Prometric and also a Microsoft Office Specialist Authorised Testing Centre.
  • ACE is an accredited education centre for SDI.
  • ACE is an accredited education centre for ITIL.

Benefits of Training at ACE

Our core Business is to provide Computer Training to all market segments of the New Zealand Corporate Market. We train in excess of 20,000 corporate employees annually.

We are one of the largest Microsoft and IBM accredited Desktop/Application and Technical Training Provider in New Zealand. ACE has been offering top quality Computer Training, both Applications and Technical, and Software Development since 1987.

Our premises and training equipments are maintained to the highest professional standards. All our training work stations are ergonomically fitted so as to provide healthy, comfortable and efficient training environment. We have an impressive history of improving productivity at the desktop level for governmental and local body agencies. We have corporate client customer base in excess of 35000 active customers.

Our dedicated and highly skilled instructors provide quality education ensuring that every student gets the training they need to succeed.

In 1993 ACE became the first Computer Training Company in Australasia to be registered with ISO9002.

Together, Microsoft and ACE collaborate to communicate the value of Microsoft technologies, learning services and world-class content. IBM and ACE have also collaborated to communicate the value of IBM technologies, especially in the field of WebSphere, Lotus Domino, Tivoli, DB2 and many more.

The majority of our training modules are delivered using "Tell, Show & Do" methods. This enables attendees to understand what a specific function would be used for, see how it is done and then practice using exercises.

We define learning as the process of adding to one's repertoire of knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviours.

All our technical trainers are Microsoft, IBM, Red Hat and HP Certified Trainers, with many years of experience and all our Desktop/Application trainers are Microsoft Office Specialists.

Why our customers choose ACE

The following are examples from formal customer testimonials endorsing ACE as a quality training provider:

“I found out more today than I have done teaching myself over three years.” Regan Cooper Douglas Pharmaceuticals

This is best course and presenter that I have ever had... Debi Lynch Vodafone

"Had an enjoyable day. The trainer created a relaxed, fun environment for all the students to learn in. Money well spent by the company- will be pushing for more courses through ACE Training." Grant Walker Adidas

"Very, very good, fantastic course, glad I went." Raewyn White South Pacific Tyres (Dunlop)

For further testimonials go to Client Endorsements.

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