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PEOPLECERT Group is a fast growing business group acting in the Certification of Qualifications. With a leading position in the Greek market and strong presence internationally, it offers certification programs of professional knowledge and skills with worldwide recognition and prestige.

 

Today PEOPLECERT Group is:

Νο. 1 in turnover in personnel certification market in Greece

Νο. 1 profitability in the field of Education and Certification in Greece

Νο. 1 network of partners in Greece

Νο. 3 among the EU countries implementing the ECDL program

Since 2000, the quality of services and the innovative solutions implemented have changed the way Greeks face digital training and new technologies.

 

Record

2012

  • PEOPLECERT Hellas is accredited by the National Accreditation System (ESYD) and certified by the National Organisation for the Certification of Qualifications & Vocational Guidance (EOPPEP) 

2011

  • PEOPLECERT Group is sponsoring the research «RCI: Index of Labour Market Trends» of the Department of Applied Research and Innovation, ALBA Graduate Business School, for the 1st semester of 2011.

2010

  • PEOPLECERT Group is sponsoring the research «RCI: Index of Labour Market Trends» of the Department of Applied Research and Innovation, ALBA Graduate Business School, for the 1st & 2nd semesters of 2010.
  • PEOPLECERT Group is sponsoring the research  «IT Skills: The Business Gain» of the Department of Applied Research and Innovation, ALBA Graduate Business School.
  • PEOPLECERT Group  is certified by  APM Group as an official Certification Body for ITIL®.
  • PEOPLECERT Group celebrates 10 year  presence of ECDL program in Greece.

2009

  • ECDL Hellas  is sponsoring the research «RCI: Index of Labour Market Trends» of the Department of Applied Research and Innovation, ALBA Graduate Business School, for the 1st & 2nd semesters of 2009.
  • New structure of certification programs is announced and the Group’s name change to PEOPLECERT.
  • Official disposal of City & Guilds Business Skills: Business Studies, Office Procedures, Customer Service is announced
  • The Annual World Congress of the ECDL Foundation is held in Greece
  • PEOPLECERT Group is awarded with the global IT ACCESS Award for Corporate Responsibility program carried out in the area of People with Vision Problems
  • Disposal of Syllabus 5.0
  • Vocational skills certification program GISPro is announced
  • ECDL Expert in Progress certification program is announced
  • Certified with ISO 27001

2008

  • ECDL Hellas  is sponsoring the research «RCI: Index of Labour Market Trends» of the Department of Applied Research and Innovation, ALBA Graduate Business School, for the 1st & 2nd semesters of 2008.
  • Award from the European Foundation of Quality Management (EFQM) as "Committed to Excellence"
  • The first exams of City & Guilds are carried out in Greece, for the certification of English langyage
  • Cooperation with Microsoft Hellas for creating the Unlimited Potential Centres throughout Greece, to provide education and IT skills Certification to members of socially vulnerable groups
  • First exams in China (Dalian province)
  • Ministries of Education of Turkey, China and Portugal, recognize ECDL certification programs

2007

  • ECDL Hellas  is sponsoring the research «RCI: Index of Labour Market Trends» of the Department of Applied Research and Innovation, ALBA Graduate Business School, for the 1st & 2nd semesters of 2007.
  • ICDL China is founded as a subsidiary of ECDL Hellas in China and the opening is made by Minister of Foreign Affairs Ms. Dora Bakoyannis
  • Certified with ISO 14001
  • Official announcement of ECDL Hellas and City & Guilds Organization collaboration
  • ASEP recognize City & Guilds certificates for English language as evidence of knowledge of the language in the competitions of the State
  • Strategic collaboration with CISCO Networking Academies
  • Launching of Vocational qualifications certifications ECDL IT Administrator and ECDL Certified Training Professional
  • Launching of  for Kids for primary school children

2006

  • ECDL Hellas is member of International Organization for the Certification Bodies (IPC)
  • ECDL Foundation awards ECDL Hellas with Best Public Relations Award
  • Certified with ISO 10002
  • Certified with SA 8000

2005

  • ECDL Hellas is accredited by the National Accreditation System (ESYD) according to ISO 17024
  • Group President and CEO Α. Byron Nicolaides is elected Vice President of the Board of the European Associations of Professional Informatics (CEPIS)
  • ECDL Hellas  Partner Network exceed the number of 1,000 examination centers throughout Greece

2004

  • Launch of ECDL Expert and ECDL e-kids
  • Launch of ECDL Equalskills
  • As part of the Corporate Social Responsibility program, implemented together with the Municipality of Athens, free ECDL Equalskills programs are provided to elderly residents

2003

  • ECDL Hellas is certified for its Quality Management System according to International Standard ISO 9001 by Lloyds Register

2002

  • Launch of ECDL Start
  • Launch of ECDL CAD

2001

  • ECDL Hellas invests in technology and presents the Automated Testing Evaluation System (ATES) 
  • First automated exams are conducted

2000

  • ECDL Hellas is founded.
  • ECDL Foundation International conference takes place in Athens