CERT Overview

CERT is the commercial and training arm of the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), which is the largest higher education institution in the United Arab Emirates. Since its creation in 1996, CERT has grown to be one of the largest private education providers in the Middle East and has become synonymous with quality in education and training.

CERT collaborates with corporate and government entities as knowledge partner in human capital development programs, offering training and education solutions that contribute to industry competitiveness, service excellence and career progression.

CERT has built an extensive network of institutes and trainers dedicated to providing learners with innovative, practical, job-oriented education, to enable optimal outcomes in terms of student competencies, employability and career development opportunities. Our success is attributed to the partnerships with our clients and a strong commitment to providing high quality service underpinned by best practices in vocational education and training.

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Established in 1996


Faculty and Staffs

Faculty & Staff




Corporate Partners

Corporate Partners

Our Services