Toronto's Centennial College  has become the first post-secondary institution in Canada to have its technology programs receive the joint blessings of the Canadian Information Processing Society and the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologies.
 
CIPS and CCTT agreed to partner on accreditation programs earlier this year.
 
Representative of the two organizations' accreditation body visited Centennial earlier this year. The school's programs were vetted against CIPS criteria and for alignment with CCTT's National Technology Benchmark curriculum.
 
Centennial received accreditation for its software engineering tehnician, software enginnering technology, lsoftware engineering technology for interactive games, and health infomatices programs. Also, the two organizations accredited Centennial's Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences in software systems design. GRaduates of these programs can apply for membership with CIPS or their provincial engineering technology associations.
 
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