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United Training Acquires WeKnowIT

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National training company expands presence into South Carolina community

Tiffany Teixidor
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United Training Acquires WeKnowIT

National training company expands presence into South Carolina community

New Braunfels, Texas (September 2021) – United Training, an IT training & professional development company, announced that they are acquiring the training operations of WeKnowIT, an IT training company.

The purchase of WeKnowIT based in Columbia, South Carolina, adds an additional physical campus to United Training's national footprint while also providing learning solutions to a broader audience globally. While offering global, virtual training solutions, United Training is also focused on establishing a local presence to meet the training needs of its customers. The new location in South Carolina strengthens the strategic mission of United Training Academy to support workforce development initiatives through community relationships, on-the-ground resources, apprenticeships, and career training programs.

"The combination of WeKnowIT’s strong relationships and reputation in the South Carolina region with our career training programs will allow us to address the current shift in workforce needs within the community," said Jamie Fiely, President of United Training & Academy. "The acquisition will also bolster our corporate IT training offerings with the addition of WeKnowIT’s talented instructors and support staff."

The acquisition took effect September 1st and WeKnowIT training will now operate as United Training.

"Our clients will continue to receive the same high-quality training and delivery, which they have come to expect," stated Joel Weinbach, President of WeKnowIT. "We are excited about this transition, and we look forward to offering our customers and team a larger course catalog and expanded learning services as United Training."


About United Training

United Training offers custom training solutions delivered by certified subject matter experts to customers around the globe. Our solutions will allow you to optimize your technology investment, outpace your competition, increase your level of innovation, and adapt faster to market conditions. We offer training solutions for every member of your team, in the learning style that best fits their needs. Whatever it takes – we are nimble, experienced, and positioned to help you reach your goals.


About United Training Academy

United Training Academy provides short term-training, career readiness, and certification preparation designed to quickly get students prepared for the fastest growing industry skills needed for high-growth careers. Our objective is to provide career-specific training related to information technology, project management, and business administration in-demand fields. Our Career Consultants provide a personal development career plan. United Training Academy works closely with local Workforce offices, transitioning military service members, and community partners to assist their prospective students with the latest technology training.


About WeKnowIT

WeKnowIT has offered IT and information-worker training as well as Microsoft-centric enterprise consulting since 1994. Our instructors have delivered live in-person instructor-led training on leading-edge technologies on five continents, and virtually to worldwide audiences, for over 25 years.

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