The Computer Training Center at BIA was established in 1998 and since 2003 it has been licensed by the National Agency for Vocational Education and Training (NAVET) as a national training center.

The instructors are experts who hold international certificates and have rich experience in adult teaching, as well as in developing and offering e-training courses.

The clients are state institutions and big Bulgarian and international companies.

Cisco Academy

In 2001 the Center became one of the first regional Cisco academies in Bulgaria, part of Cisco's global network of academies, which are training specialists in the network program CCNA (Cisco certified network associates). In 2002, the academy was the first in Bulgaria to offer training for network professionals, the CCNP course, and since 2012 it has been a certified Instructor Training Center.

In 2003 Cisco Academy with BIA proved to be one of the leading academies both nationally and worldwide as one of its instructors was awarded the prize “Best instructor in Bulgaria” and was awarded “Best trainee in the world” at an annual meeting later that year of Cisco Academies from Europe, Middle East and Africa which was held in South Africa. In 2004 the Academy was awarded for best management of network academy.

Partnership with Microsoft

Since 2002 the Computer Training Center has been an authorized Microsoft training and testing center for the "Microsoft Office Specialist" (MOS) program.

European certificates

Since 2006 the center has been authorized to administer tests for obtaining the European computer certification - IT card.

Teodora Borissova

Director Internet Training and Regional Cisco Academy