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Certified training programmes

HCIA Certified Courses

Huawei ICT Academy is a collaborative centre between University of Reading Henley Business School and Huawei, focusing on professional training and research innovation.

Huawei ICT Academy offers executive and technical trainings for specialised certificates authorised by Huawei and accredited by Henley Business School and the University of Reading.

Direction Courses
Direction: Cloud Courses: HCIA- Cloud Computing
Courses: HCIA- Storage
Courses: HCIA- Big Data

Courses: HCIA- Artifitial Intelligence
Direction: Network Courses: HCIA-Routing and Switching

Courses: HCIA-Security

Courses: HCIA-WLAN


For those who have subscribed to HICTA, if you want to know more background information on courses, please visit Huawei's e-learning website.



The updated timetable of Huawei ICT Academy Training Courses can be found as follows:

Course Name Course Code Time
Course Name: HCIA-Cloud Computing Course Code: CC0026 Time: August 8 - August 12, 2022 (Monday to Friday)*
Course Code: CC0027 Time: November 26 - December 11, 2022 (Every weekend)*
Course Name: HCIA-Big Data Course Code: BD0027 Time: June 20 - June 24, 2022
(Every weekend)*
Course Code: BD0028

Time: TBD

Course Name: HCIA-AI Course Code: AI0020 Time: May 28- June 12, 2022
(Every weekend)*
Course Code: AI0021 Time: July 2- July 17, 2022
(Every weekend)*

*the specific time may change subject to students' availability.

For requesting further information or registering in our courses, please feel free to contact hicta@reading.ac.uk or jin.jin@henley.ac.uk.



Programme structure

Most of the programmes listed are extra-curricular so will be scheduled on weekends during term time and weekdays in off-term time.

Each course comprises 20 hours lectures and 1.5 hours for certificate exam.

Location and dates

Courses are planned to take place mainly at Henley Business School as well as other sides by agreement with our customers.

* Due to the Covic-19, all the courses will be moved to online access.

Course details for 2022/23 are shown above in our update course calendar.


Fees (*The fees include tuition, study material and exam registration cost.)

£1,200- Non- student member

£800- Non-University of Reading student

£650- University of Reading staff

£600- University of Reading student


Entry requirements

Students and course participants, who wish to enter the courses, can be from all levels and disciplines.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding Huawei ICT Academy and the HCIA training courses, please contact us by:

Jin Jin

If you have any queries please contact the Executive Director for Huawei ICT Academy,

Email: Jin.Jin@henley.ac.uk
Telephone: 01183788873