RAYMOND – Hinds’ assessment centers are now set up to administer tests for Information Technology company employees pursuing key industry certifications.

The college signed an agreement with Pearson VUE to handle exams on behalf of hundreds of businesses, boards and organizations worldwide. The list of clients includes HP, Cisco, Oracle, CompTIA, EMC, LPI and VMware.

“The Pearson VUE Testing System is the most powerful available and gives us unparalleled control and flexibility over our ability to manage our business our way and the agreement means we can easily offer same-day testing, or bring testing to our customers’ locations,” said Marnee’ Tompkins, district director of Assessment for Hinds. “We’re pleased to partner with a company whose industry status, technology and passion for excellence will allow us to provide even greater service for our customers.”

The list of certification tests available from test sponsors through the Pearson VUE system is continually growing. Test results are quickly transmitted back, ensuring the candidate’s certification status is promptly updated.

“We are proud to welcome Hinds Community College to the rapidly growing global network of Pearson VUE Authorized Test Centers,” said Ray Murray, vice president of business development for Pearson VUE. “Together, we are providing even more candidates with the opportunity to obtain meaningful certifications and advance their careers.”

Pearson VUE, the computer-based testing business of UK-based Pearson PLC, is a world leader in electronic testing, delivering 10 million exams in more than 150 countries.

Hinds’ assessment centers are located on the Raymond, Rankin and Jackson campuses.

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