The IT College is well equipped with the latest educational technology and boasts the most impressive ratio of students to computers of any Estonian college. The College has around 150 computers at students’ disposal , each with a permanent Internet connection (at a rate of up to 1 Gbit/s) and a wide array of additional equipment and accessories. The IT College is fully covered with WiFi. The College runs practical classes in its excellent range of laboratories, which include a Cisco network technology laboratory, a Siemens VoIP technology telecommunications laboratory and a microcontroller laboratory fitted with both 8- and 32-bit microcontrollers with models from Liewenthal Electronics and ARM. The College’s laboratories are home to a Student Robotics Club, which have won first prizes during 10 years at the Robotex Open (www.robotex.ee). The College’s students are tutoring pupils from various schools of Tallinn on robot construction/robotics.
The Microsoft MSDN Academic Alliance programme provides the students with a free access to all Microsoft development software such as Windows XP/Vista and Visual Studio.NET, while the Oracle Academic Initiative programme offers them a free use of Oracle database software. Besides that, the College has been issued with Sybase and SPSS professional software operating licences. The College also has its own specialist library.
The co-operation with Cisco Systems, Microsoft and Oracle involves the international certification programmes Cisco Network Academy (CCNA, CCNP and CCNA security), Microsoft IT Academy and MSDN AA and Oracle Academic Initiative. The IT College is a Cisco Regional Network Academy for Estonia teaching students the basics in networking.