The Red Hat Academy at AASTMT will allow the university to train undergraduate or postgraduate engineering students on Red Hat Enterprise Linux courses,and offer certification up to the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) level on successful completion. It will support the Web-based course curriculum that prepares students with hands-on, performance-based learning and testing. Courses will be immediately available to AASTMT’s 5,500 students through its facilities in Cairo and Alexandria, including the College of Computing and Information Technology (CCIT) and the Academy Company for Communications and Information Technology (ACCIT).
“As open source software becomes more commonplace in busi-nesses worldwide and competition for employment is increa-singly fierce, students are looking for practical skills and certifi-cation that help bridge the gap between education and the workplace,” said Anuj Kumar, general manager, Middle East & Africa, Red Hat.
Red Hat Academy courses are offered as full, two-year Red Hat Certified Engineer courses at CCIT for students studying at AASTMT in Cairo and Alexandria.