Who we are and what we do

PDA Professional Development Associates Pte Ltd is the Singapore member of ALC Group, leading provider of quality IT training for business and government in Asia-Pacific, since 1994.

More than 48,000 people have trained with ALC Group throughout Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand.

Our focus is on best-practice methods and frameworks that help ensure you get the most out of your investment in IT.

We are a team of dedicated and capable people who care about what we do. We give it single-minded focus. We offer commitment, professionalism and enthusiasm.

Why choose ALC-PDA?

There are many providers of training, just as there are many providers of most services. So how do you choose?

Well, for starters, training for us is not a sideline activity – it is all that we do. And we have been doing it since March 1994. In that time we have seen many training companies come and go. To be a market leader all this time, we must be doing something right.

When you train with ALC-PDA you get:

Quality. Many things go into making a great training course but the most important is always the trainer. Everyone claims they have great trainers. What we can say is that we have a long history of sourcing the best. That has been our business model for more than 20 years. For certain subjects our trainers are in fact world leaders. And for other subjects they are all outstanding – people with extensive experience who have distinguished themselves as training professionals over many years. They are enthusiastic about what they do and make learning an engaging experience.

Reliability. We have a proven track record of helping more than 48,000 people in the region pass their exams.

Value. Quality usually comes at a premium but we work hard at all levels to ensure competitive pricing. Whether you’re a small, medium or large organisation or a private individual, we make sure you get excellent value for your money.

Customer Service. Our team is totally committed to providing the best customer service at all times. We will walk that extra mile.

A history of firsts

ALC-PDA has strong form in training and a proven track record of being at the leading edge with a series of firsts:

  • Longest-serving provider of ITIL training in Asia-Pacific.  PDA launched ITIL in Singapore in July 1998! 
  • Project management training since 1994 and PRINCE2 since 1999
  • World’s first two SABSA Foundation Certificate courses held in Sydney in March 2007 and Singapore May 2007
  • First DevOps certificate training in Asia-Pacific in July 2015
  • Pioneered internet understanding  with a series of front-ranking seminars in the 90s including Connecting to the Internet in 1994 and Ecommerce Strategies in 1998