Awards and Honors for New Horizons

New Horizons Dublin awards and honors

New Horizons Dublin has been recognized for many awards and honors as a top training provider.

Tech Excellence Award - Nomination 2018

Our team is delighted to have been nominated for the second consecutive year for the Tech Excellence Awards in the Professional Development category. The name of the winners will be revealed on the Awards Night, 24 May. 

The Tech Excellence Awards are Ireland’s principal badge of honour in the IT industry. In their 18 editions, the programme recognises excellence not only in implementing solutions, but also in the business of marketing and implementing technology for business.  

According to Alan Deery, Director of New Horizons Ireland, to be nominated again, it is a recognition of the work that the team have been doing through the years to provide the best IT courses and training facilities to their clients. “We believe that knowledge is power to everybody. So, we do our best to offer the most innovative, highest quality training in technical, application and business skills”, complemented Alan. 

The event is promoted by the Mediateam and have a respectable panel of judges composed of people from the IT and business sector. Click here to see the full list of the 2018 nominations.

Top 20 IT Training Company


New Horizons Named One of the Top 20 IT Training Companies for the 10th Year in a Row by

New Horizons Computer Learning Centres has again been named as one of the top 20 IT training companies on’s annual Top 20 IT Training Companies List. We’ve been honoured with this designation for the past ten years in a row!

This year, the Top 20 IT Training Companies List was based on the following criteria:

  • Breadth and quality of IT training content and courses
  • Leadership and innovation in IT training
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Quality and number of clients/users
  • Awards, recognition and competitive differentiation

“It's an honour to be recognised ten years in a row as a top IT Training Company by New Horizons has demonstrated expertise and experience in the training industry and our breadth of courses and quality of training is a direct example of this,” said Shelley Morris, EVP and chief strategy officer of New Horizons.

Top Training Company for 2016

On November 3, 2016 New Horizons was named one of the top 20 IT training companies on’s annual Top 20 IT Training Companies List. We’ve been named on their top 20 list for the past seven years in a row.

We are proud to receive the recognition as a Top IT Training Company by again. New Horizons strives to deliver the highest quality of training and comprehensive capabilities to our millions of clients around the world and we are proud to see that our efforts are being recognised,” said Shelley Morris, EVP and chief strategy officer of New Horizons.

CompTIA Outstanding Partner Award 2016

New Horizons Computer Learning Centres has been awarded the Outstanding Partner Award in the Platinum Partner Category by CompTIA, the leading provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications in the world.

“Together we’re educating, training and certifying the technology professionals that keep our networks running, our data secure and our economies growing. We’re proud to have New Horizons as a partner and congratulate them on earning this well-deserved award.”

“New Horizons is honoured to be recognised with this award,” said Shelley Morris, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer. “CompTIA courses and certifications offer the foundational knowledge our students need to succeed in IT roles and CompTIA goes to market with world class programs with its partners. We look forward to our continued collaboration efforts.”

CompTIA’s partnership awards, presented at the annual CompTIA Partner Summit, recognize partners who have demonstrated a commitment to collaborating with CompTIA throughout the year. New Horizons received the Outstanding Platinum Partner award for consistently working with CompTIA to find new and creative ways to promote CompTIA’s vendor neutral certifications.

View our CompTIA courses here

Top IT Training Award

New Horizons is consistently on Training Industry's "Top IT Training Companies" list. continuously monitors the IT training marketplace looking for the best providers of IT training services.

As part of our commitment to the industry and service to our community members and website visitors, we announce Top Company Lists to help buy-side organizations searching for the right training partner.

Selection to the 2015 Top 20 IT Training Companies List was based on the following criteria:

  • Leadership & innovation in IT training
  • Breadth of IT training and delivery methods offered
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Strength of clients
  • Geographic reach

Irish Learning Partner of The Year

Well it is time to celebrate again as we are proud to have been named 2012 Microsoft Learning Partner of the Year. This week Microsoft announced that New Horizons Ireland has won the Irish Learning Solutions Partner of the Year Award. New Horizons Ireland was chosen out of an international and national field of top Microsoft Learning Partners.

The Learning Solutions Award demonstrates a partner’s commitment and ability to deliver superior consultative learning services to provide the skills and knowledge businesses and individuals need to get the most from their investments in Microsoft technology.

New Horizons Ireland was chosen for outstanding approaches to providing customers with learning techniques that have maximized their technology investment and on-the-job productivity.

“We are honoured to receive this prestigious award from Microsoft,” said Liam McMahon, managing director, New Horizons of Ireland. “New Horizons understands that learning solutions need to evolve to keep pace with technology. This award further demonstrates that by pioneering new learning methods and utilizing cutting-edge technology, New Horizons provides customers with comprehensive learning solutions that deliver real results.”  It is always good to see your hard work rewarded and New Horizons Ireland will continue to build upon this great achievement.

Best Performance Award

New Horizons was named a top winner for Customer Education by KnowledgeAdvisors, the world's largest learning and talent measurement provider. KnowledgeAdvisors administers their evaluation tool called Metrics that Matter which assesses the effectiveness of training.

This Customer Education award was based on real world data that looked at:

  • Effectiveness of instructors
  • Coursework
  • Learning
  • Job impact
  • Business results and return on investment

Cisco Awards

Cisco Fastest Growing Partner Award

New Horizons was recognized as a growth partner for Cisco in the United States and Canada. This Excellence in Acceleration Award proves that New Horizons is an important partner for Cisco education.

Cisco Award of Excellence for Collaboration

New Horizons was awarded Cisco's Worldwide Learning Partner Award of Excellence for Collaboration. This honor recognized New Horizons’s role as an outstanding Cisco Learning partner exhibiting:

  • Excellence in Acceleration
  • Collaboration
  • Innovation
  • Relevance

Cisco Partner of the Year

New Horizons was the recipient of a Cisco Partner Summit theater award for Learning Partner of the Year. This award recognized New Horizons performance and accomplishments as a Cisco channel partner.

Microsoft Learning Partner of the Year Finalist

New Horizons was selected as a finalist (among nearly 3,000 submissions) for Microsoft's Marketing Excellence Partner of the Year award. This honor demonstrates:

  • Exceptional performance
  • Leadership in certification
  • Growth in training market share
  • Advanced adoption and deployment of Microsoft technologies
  • Commitment to solving student challenges


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