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Novell Academic Instructor


Designed for Novell's Academic Training Partners (NATP), the NAI certification allows you to teach certified courses at authorized NATP locations. As a certified instructor, you will have access to information on Novell's latest products, valuable classroom material, and resources that will assist you with your courses.

Select one of the tabs below to learn more about the NAI certification program.



To ensure that Novell official curriculum is taught by the best technical trainers in the industry, Novell Training Services has set the following requirements for participating as a Novell Academic Instructor (NAI). For any inquiries regarding the NAI program, please contact Novell Training Services.

In order to become an NAI, please complete the following steps in order:

  • Program Authorization: Meet the Program Technical Requirements. Currently we accept CLP 10, CLP 11, NCE-ES, CWMA, CNZA and CNIMA certifications. CWMA, CNZA and CNIMA have instructor specific passing scores
    Note: for each course the Course Authorization requirement must be met to fill the remaining requirements.
  • Academic Employment: Be employed by or contract with a Novell Academic Training Partner. Once you have verified your school's partner status, e-mail your Silver PartnerNet number to
  • NAI Application: To access the NAI application, please login to the Certification Database via Novell Login. Then on left navigator select Tools; complete agreement/application; submit NAI application.
  • Novell Training Services Certification Agreement: If you missed signing the agreement when you took your certification exam, you may sign it online.

Please note that NAIs are only authorized to train at Novell authorized academic institutions.


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