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Our Partners

With the help of our partners, you always get the right training and related
services from the best resources possible - when and where you need it.

Technology training is a highly specialized and rapidly changing environment. In many areas, we are experts and deliver world-class training; in others, we rely on partners to help us surpass expectations. We make it our business to know and evaluate theses resources so you can focus on the things that are important to you or your business.

Meet our partners:

Software/Curriculum Vendors

The content for technical training often comes from the software vendors themselves. Other times independent companies create the curriculum. Centriq works closely with curriculum providers to ensure what we teach is of the highest quality available:

  • Microsoft
  • Sunset Learning
  • Citrix
  • CompTIA
  • IT Courseware
  • PeopleCert
  • ITPrenuers
  • Hortonworks-Hadoop
  • Java
  • Linux
  • Logical Operations
  • Gilmore Global
  • RedHat
  • EC-Council
  • LearnQuest

Epic Learning Network

Epic Learning Network is a consortium of the highest quality independent IT training companies in the country. Centriq works closely with each of these companies, sharing best practices and exchanges training services from time to time. The Epic Learning Network provides quality and trustworthy partners.

  • Interface Technical Training
  • Max Train
  • TrainCanada
  • Springhouse
  • Babbage Simmel
  • Core BTS

Certification Testing

Centriq is an authorized certification testing center.

  • Pearson Vue
  • Prometric
  • RedHat

System Integrators (SI)/Licensing Solution Providers (LSP/LAR)

SI’s are generally technology service companies that help companies design, purchase, install and/or deploy new technologies. LSP’s generally help Microsoft customers manage their Enterprise Agreements. Centriq works closely with various SI’s and LSP’s to deliver training in conjunction with installation or deployment of new technologies. Other times, partner experts provide new product overviews at Centriq seminars.

  • Valorem
  • AOS
  • Choice Solutions
  • Oakwood
  • SHI
  • SoftwareOne


Whether it involves funding sources for our TechSmart students or regulatory oversight, Centriq works closely with various governmental and funding resources.

  • SallieMae
  • Veterans Administration
  • Kansasworks
  • Full Employment Council
  • Kansas Board of Regents

Technology Organizations

Centriq works closely with various organizations to promote the IT industry in Kansas City, St. Louis and throughout the Midwest.

  • KC Tech Council
  • LaunchCode
  • Codeday.org
  • Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
  • Leawood Chamber of Commerce

Higher Education

Centriq’s TechSmart program has Articulation Agreements with several universities pursuant to which TechSmart grads can earn college credit for completion of the TechSmart program.

  • Fort Hayes State University
  • Grantham University
  • University of Phoenix