Vendors and Partners
DDLS is proudly vendor and platform agnostic, while nurturing strong relationships with the world’s leading technology providers. With vendor-authorised content and facilities, you can be confident of maximum return on your training investment with DDLS.
Our decades of experience and robust vendor relationships put us firmly in front of the technology curve. The way technology is purchased and implemented has changed markedly, and product releases aren’t one-off events anymore – they are rapid and constant.
The first Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions in Australia, DDLS provides an end to end Microsoft training solution across all technologies. Along with delivering high quality training across the core range of Microsoft technologies including Azure, Windows Server, Microsoft 365, SQL and SharePoint, the DDLS curriculum includes Dynamics CRM, Power Platform, Office and Power BI.
As the preferred training provider to many of Australia’s large corporate organisations, DDLS is the most highly skilled training institution for Microsoft technologies in Australia. Offering a wider variety of Certified Microsoft courses than any other IT training organisation, scheduled more often and with more certified and highly experienced MCT trainers on our staff, DDLS likes to make the business of acquiring skills as easy, flexible and convenient as possible.
DDLS is an official AWS Training Partner for the Australian and Philippines region. Through our Authorised AWS Instructors, we can provide you with a learning path that’s relevant to you and your organisation, so you can get more out of the cloud. We offer virtual and face-to-face classroom-based training to help you build your cloud skills and enable you to achieve industry-recognised AWS Certification.
DDLS provides Google Cloud training from its nationwide training centres in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, and via its leading telepresence capability. Adding Google Cloud training to the portfolio provides significant choice to organisations that need skilled staff to deploy Google Cloud, including Google Cloud in a hybrid solution, or those evaluating cloud platforms.
Cisco is the world leader in networking technologies. DDLS is a Platinum Learning Partner and we are the largest provider of authorised Cisco training in Australia, offering a wider range of Cisco courses, run more often than any of our competitors. DDLS has won awards such as ANZ Learning Partner of the Year (twice!) and APJC Top Quality Learning Partner of the Year. These awards are representative of our hard work and dedication to our loyal customer base that has stood by DDLS for over 25 years.
Partners in alphabetical order
Agile Business Consortium
The Agile Business Consortium is the professional body for business agility. They create and share agile research, case studies, resources and tools that help members to compete in today’s uncertain world. They've been contributing to agile knowledge for 25 years and are the world’s oldest agility-orientated organisation. A registered not-for-profit, they are the brains behind AgileBA®, AgilePM®, AgilePgM®, and AgileDS™. Over 150,000 people around the globe are now AgilePM certified.
DDLS offers a regular schedule of training and certifications in the Agile Trilogy: AgileBA, AgilePM, and AgilePgM.
APMG International is an award-winning Examination Institute. APMG accredits professional training and consulting organisations and manages certification schemes for knowledge-based workers. APMG has a global reach, with regional offices located around the world.
DDLS is an Accredited Training Organization for APMG courses and certifications including AgileBA, AgilePM, Change Management, and Facilitation.
Australian Computer Society
Founded in 1966, the Australian Computer Society (ACS) is the recognised association for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) professionals. The mission of the ACS is to advance professional excellence in information technology.
DDLS partners with the ACS to offer their members access to high calibre training, whether their commitment to professional development is focussed on technical or business skills.
Australian Institute of Project Management
The Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) is Australia's peak body for project management. It has nearly 8,000 members across Australia and internationally, ranging from students starting out in their career to leaders in the project management world. As a not-for-profit organisation, AIPM provides members with a range of valuable services, such as certification, hosting hundreds of events each year, and running awards programs.
Most of DDLS's project management courses earn Continual Professional Development (CPD) points, to assist in maintaining your AIPM membership or certification.
AXELOS is an organisation dedicated to making professionals in project management, IT service management and cyber resilience more effective with best practice certifications and guidance.
In partnership with AXELOS, DDLS offers a well-established Global Best Practice portfolio consisting of ITIL®, PRINCE2®, MSP®, AgileSHIFT® and more, which are globally recognised by professionals around the world.
CertNexus is a global purveyor of vendor-neutral, emerging technology certifications and micro-credentials for IT, business, and security professionals. CertNexus’ exams meet the most rigorous development standards possible, which outline a global framework for developing personnel certification programs to narrow the widening skills gap. CertNexus partners with highly knowledgeable and talented industry experts to ensure the integrity and quality of each exam, with all exams following a rigorous development process.
DDLS is an Authorized Training Partner of CertNexus.
Citrix has spent three decades as an industry pioneer in digital workspace technology, delivering intelligent, unified workspaces, so employees will always have fast, easy access to the resources they need to do their best work, no matter where the job takes them or what's happening in the world around them. Over 400,000 organisations worldwide rely on Citrix.
DDLS is the most experienced provider of Citrix training in Australia with 15 years as a Citrix CALC (Citrix Authorised Learning Center).
The Cloud Credential Council (CCC) is a leading provider of vendor-neutral certification programs that empower IT and business professionals in their digital transformation journey. The CCC has been supporting the professional development of professionals since 2013, and has delivered certifications in over 75 countries across all types of industries and governmental agencies.
DDLS partners with the CCC to offer training in Big Data, Cloud Administration, Cloud Architecture, Cloud Development, and more.
Cloudera is the world’s number one provider of Apache Hadoop training and certification. Cloudera products and solutions enable you to deploy and manage Apache Hadoop and related projects, manipulate and analyse your data, and keep that data secure and protected.
DDLS is a Cloudera Training Partner, providing courses for for Hadoop developers, administrators, data analysts and data scientists.
Learn the skills to design, implement and maintain your organisation’s data management solutions, whether on-premises or in the cloud. Proactively simplify and manage the complexity of your evolving and growing data environment.
CompTIA is the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry. A non-profit association, CompTIA offers IT professionals vendor-neutral, industry-leading IT certifications.
DDLS is proud to be a CompTIA Authorised Training Partner – offering training and certification in A+, Security+, Linux+, Network+, and CySa+ (Cybersecurity Analyst).
Credly is leading the digital credential movement, hosting the largest and most-connected digital credential network. The Credly Acclaim digital badging platform is a comprehensive global solution for recognising and verifying skills, capabilities, and achievements.
DDLS utilises the Credly platform to design and issue our DDLS course badges, and the advanced analytics to measure success and identify future paths.
The DevOps Institute (DOI) brings enterprise-level DevOps training and certification to the IT market. Working with thought leaders from the DevOps community, the IT Service Management field and the IT training market, the DOI is setting the standard in quality for enterprise grade DevOps education and training.
DDLS is proud to be an Elite Partner of the DevOps Institute.
EA Learning provides industry-leading training and certifications to IT Architects and Business Transformation professionals, focusing on skills that are highly sought after by organisations globally. EA Learning is the leading provider of TOGAF certification within Australia.
DDLS is proud to partner with EA Learning in the delivery of TOGAF and Applied Architecture courses to further your applied knowledge and skills.
EC-Council (International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants) is a world leader in vendor-neutral IT Security Courses. EC-Council’s flagship course Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) sets the standard for what the world has come to expect from ethical hacking IT Security courses. The USA Air Force Information Operations Center now trains its IT Security Specialists in the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), as do other arms of the United States Department of Defense.
DDLS is the partner of choice for EC-Council in Australia.
In the past four decades and across over 70 countries, ENS International has established a reputation as a trusted negotiation partner for some of the world’s largest organisations, including PwC, Johnson & Johnson, Adidas, and Woolworths. It provides tailored courses to both the public and private sectors, from finance and healthcare, to retail and government agencies. ENS International courses explore negotiation strategies by analysing real-word situations and using interpersonal persuasion techniques. Participants walk away empowered to direct change, resolve conflicts, reinvent their businesses and accelerate growth.
DDLS is proud to have partnered with ENS International, for the delivery of virtual and face-to-face negotiation advice, support and training.
Help Desk Association Australasia (HDAA) is the leading professional body for the Australasian Service and Support industry, and is the Australasian Gold Partner of HDI. These courses cover many facets of IT Service Management (ITSM) and are established by an international panel of industry experts and practitioners. Whether you're a help desk analyst, call centre operator, support centre team lead, help desk manager, or support centre director, these courses will give you the business processes, industry best practices, and soft skills required to increase productivity, profitability, and improve customer satisfaction.
The Illuminate Group has a reputation for delivering outstanding leadership and management consulting solutions that change people's lives by creating light bulb moments. They believe in challenging the status quo, continually looking to find a better way, and don't believe in a one-size-fits-all approach. Illuminate Group brings about real change at an individual and organisational level and aren’t satisfied unless they help you to improve your business performance.
DDLS is a strategic training partner of Illuminate Group.
International Institute of Business Analysis
International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®) is the leading association for business analysis around the globe. IIBA helps professionals working in business analysis and related business roles by maintaining global standards for the practice and certification through professional development resources, industry research, career resources, leading events, volunteering opportunities and networking.
DDLS is an Endorsed Education Provider (EEP) and all DDLS business analysis courses are endorsed by IIBA. Most of our business analysis courses also earn Continuing Development Units (CDUs), to assist in maintaining your IIBA membership or certification.
As an independent, non-profit, global association, ISACA engages in the development, adoption and use of globally accepted, industry-leading knowledge and practices for information systems. Previously known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, ISACA now goes by its acronym only, to reflect the broad range of IT governance professionals it serves.
ISACA provides practical guidance, benchmarks and other effective tools for all enterprises that use information systems. Through its comprehensive guidance and services, ISACA defines the roles of information systems governance, security, audit and assurance professionals worldwide. The COBIT framework is an ISACA brand respected and used by these professionals for the benefit of their enterprises.
DDLS offers ISACA courses and certifications including CISA®, CISM®, CRISC®, and COBIT®.
(ISC)² is an international, not-for-profit membership association for information security leaders. It is committed to helping members grow, learn and thrive. With more than 140,000 certified members, it empowers professionals who touch every aspect of information security.
DDLS is an Official (ISC)² Training Provider, one of only a few in Australasia who offer official (ISC)² courseware and materials. By choosing an Official Training Provider, you are guaranteed the very latest in defence strategies and content that is mapped directly to the exam.
ITpreneurs is the leading provider of IT training content and services worldwide. They provide training materials and services to more than 500 world-class training providers and businesses worldwide, with a library of over 1000 certification and training programs, accredited high-quality courseware, and exams.
ITpreneurs is a courseware vendor for DDLS.
itSMF is the only internationally recognised and independent organisation dedicated to IT Service Management. A major contributor to industry best practice and standards worldwide, itSMF works in partnership with a wide range of government and standards bodies around the world. It focuses on providing a framework to structure IT-related activities and the interactions of IT technical personnel with business customers and users.
As well as being an ITIL authorised training provider, DDLS is an active participant and supporter of itSMF.
Micro Focus is one of the world’s largest enterprise software providers, delivering trusted and proven mission-critical software that keeps the digital world running. Their pragmatic, disciplined, customer-centric approach allows customers to succeed in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace.
DDLS in conjunction with Micro Focus offers a range of training and education solutions - whether how to use, install, configure or administer Micro Focus’ leading software products and solutions.
Millpond provides the complete suite of professional Project Management, from consulting and delivery to training and assessments. Millpond’s full range of professional project management services and training will enhance project management skills and capabilities, helping organisations achieve their envisaged business outcomes.
Millpond is an Authorized Training Partner (ATP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI®), offering globally recognised PMI Certifications including Project Management Professional (PMP)® and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®.
DDLS is proud to partner with Millpond to provide PMI Certification training.
Newmemory has over 30 years of experience in providing successful training solutions. With training partners and direct clients they have trained many of Australia’s largest organisations, government departments and not-for-profit organisations.
DDLS partners with Newmemory to provide Professional Development training and customisable workshops.
PD Training is Australia's leading provider of professional development training, cutting edge psychometric profiling and HR services. They help companies provide training and development to their staff that is on-target, fun, retained, and achieves their goals.
DDLS partners with PD Training to offer an extensive range of Professional Development training and short courses, through a network of over 400 specialist trainers.
Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the international education company whose businesses also include Pearson Education and Penguin Random House.
DDLS partners with Pearson VUE to deliver industry certification exams for the major IT vendors of Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix, VMware, ITIL, CompTIA, and many more. The Pearson VUE business is built on state-of-the-art technology that enables DDLS to reliably deliver exams at our learning centres and jointly provide the highest levels of service to our corporate clients and learners.
PECB is a certification body which provides education and certification under ISO/IEC 17024 for individuals on a wide range of disciplines. They help professionals and organisations show commitment and competence by providing them with valuable education, evaluation and certiﬁcation against rigorous internationally recognised standards. Their mission is to provide clients with comprehensive services that inspire trust, continual improvement, demonstrate recognition, and benefit the society as a whole.
DDLS is proud to be a PECB Authorised Partner.
PeopleCert is one of the leading players in the global certification industry, partnering with multi-national organisations and government bodies for the development and management of globally recognised certification schemes. PeopleCert has delivered millions of exams in over 150 countries.
DDLS is an Accredited Training Organization for PeopleCert courses and certifications including PRINCE2, ITIL, MSP, AgileSHIFT, MoP and P3O.
Since 1997, Planit has built its reputation as a top provider of software testing training, sharing their extensive knowledge and experience through a comprehensive range of international best-practice training courses. The courses teach skills and techniques that are able to be directly applied in the workplace, helping organisations build their capability and meet business unit requirements, generating immediate return on investment (ROI) by filling critical skill gaps.
Practical DevSecOps are the DevSecOps pioneers. Learn DevSecOps concepts, tools and techniques from industry experts, and master real-world skills in state-of-the-art online labs. Demonstrate your expertise to organisations by earning DevSecOps Certification, with task-based knowledge rather than theory.
DDLS is an Official Training Partner of Practical DevSecOps.
Project Management Institute
The Project Management Institute (PMI) is one of the world’s largest not-for-profit membership associations for the project management profession. PMI’s professional resources and research empower more than 700,000 members, credential holders and volunteers in nearly every country in the world to enhance their careers, improve their organisation’s success and further mature the profession. PMI’s worldwide advocacy for project management is reinforced by their globally recognised standards and certification program, extensive academic and market research programs, chapters and communities of practice, and professional development opportunities.
Most of DDLS's project management courses earn Professional Development Units (PDUs), to assist in maintaining your PMI membership or certification.
Red Hat is the leading provider of open source, enterprise IT solutions. Maximise the return on your Red Hat technology investment with lab-intensive, instructor-led training run by Red Hat themselves. Alternatively, for those unable to attend training, log in and learn with Red Hat Online Learning.
DDLS is proud to offer clients the ability to attend over 40 official Red Hat training courses through a resell agreement with Red Hat.
SAP Australia is helping its customers to streamline their processes and to ‘run simple’ in the cloud. With over 378,000 customers, including 91% of the Forbes Global 2000 companies, SAP is at the centre of today’s fast-moving digital revolution.
DDLS offers the full course schedule across SAP and the SAP Learning Hub.
SCRUMstudy is the global accreditation body for Scrum and Agile certifications. It has authored the SBOK™ Guide as a comprehensive guide to deliver successful projects using Scrum. SCRUMstudy’s extensive experience in managing Scrum and Agile certifications has made it an established and reputable brand in the industry. SCRUMstudy’s focus on the quality of certifications and its affiliated training partners ensures its students have a great training experience.
DDLS is an Authorised Training Partner (ATP) for SCRUMstudy.
Systemation is a results-driven training and consulting company that optimises the performance of individuals and organisations by instilling practical, project-related processes and techniques across the enterprise.
DDLS partners with Systemation to provide project management and business analysis training to our clients and customers.
Training ByteSize are experts in delivering accredited project management and IT service management training through a range of study styles. They thrive on providing a reliable service to customers and are proud to maintain an exceptional renewal rate with corporate clients, including many blue-chip clients. As a family-run business they’re small enough to care, but big enough to support clients from start to finish in the way they would like to learn.
DDLS partners with Training ByteSize to deliver self-paced eLearning courses on our DDLS Plus platform.
DDLS delivers authorised Veeam training to IT professionals nationally. Courses are designed for individuals looking to achieve Veeam Certified Engineer (VMCE) and Veeam Certified Architect (VMCA) status or looking to acquire an in-depth knowledge of Veeam solutions.
DDLS is a Veeam Authorized Education Center.
Velsoft is a leading provider of customisable training materials, enabling customers to deliver high quality and engaging content to their staff or students, using proven materials that can be edited to suit any training situation or audience. Velsoft is a content company, first and foremost. Regardless of whether customers want instructor-led training materials, eLearning, blended learning or custom instructional design, they know that tremendous time and effort has gone into each Velsoft course.
Velsoft is a courseware vendor for DDLS.
VMware has been the world leader in server virtualisation technologies for over 20 years. They streamline the journey for organisations to become digital businesses that deliver better experiences to their customers and empower employees to do their best work. VMware software spans App Modernisation, Cloud, Networking, Security and Digital Workspace.
DDLS is a VMware Authorised Training Reseller offering training in VMware, vSphere, and more.
Watsonia Publishing has been producing and supplying quality courseware for educational and training organisations since 1993. In this time it has gained a reputation for highly accurate, cost effective training products with excellent value and superior quality. Not only has it become the clear market leader in Australia but it has also developed an enviable reputation for innovation in product development. Unlike most other publishers and courseware suppliers, all content is written internally by Watsonia Publishing's own dedicated writing team who are all experienced trainers, each with an in-depth knowledge of what the trainer and learner both need.
Watsonia Publishing is a courseware vendor for DDLS.