Why Get Certified?
Certifications can help you acquire new skills, improve employability, and provide industry-recognized credentials.
Along with your years of work experience or academic achievements, these certifications can often be earned relatively quickly, making them a good starting point for upskill development.
Remember, practical experience and continuous learning are crucial alongside certifications to provide you with the credentials needed to move your career endeavors to the next level.
Here are our top 10 reasons to get certified:
Validation of Skills: Certifications confirm your knowledge and skills in a particular field, which can be valuable for employers or clients.
Career Advancement: Many professions require certifications for career progression. Having one can open up new job opportunities and promotions.
Credibility: Certification adds credibility to your resume or business. It shows that you’ve met specific standards and can prove your level of knowledge.
Competitive Advantage: In competitive industries, certification can set you apart from others and make you a preferred candidate for hiring.
Skill Enhancement: Preparing for certification exams often involves learning and updating your knowledge, which can help you stay current in your field.
Networking: Certification programs often provide opportunities to connect with professionals in your industry, expanding your network.
Personal Satisfaction: Achieving a certification can be personally satisfying and boost your confidence.
Quality Assurance: In specific fields, such as project management or cybersecurity, certifications ensure that professionals adhere to best practices that benefit clients and employers.
Salary Increase: Certified professionals often earn higher salaries than their non-certified counterparts.
Earn College Credits: The American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Learning Evaluations®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for a list of Certiport exams. Please visit this link to see the current list of exams: https://certiport.pearsonvue.com/Educator-resources/College-Credit.aspx.
How to Get Certified?
First, identify your areas of interest or industries where you want to develop a solid career, then look for relevant certification programs. Create a pathway for yourself based on earning the credentials needed to prove you know it. Not all certification-based programs offer industry-recognized credentials, so ensure that a recognized accrediting body accredits the certification that you are interested in pursuing. Accreditation adds credibility to the certification.
Where can I Get Certified?
Using state-of-the-art remote testing solutions, you can test from anywhere.
You can use a PC Desktop or Laptop; Mac Desktop or Laptop; or a Chromebook to take your exam.
You are not required to have Microsoft Office, Adobe, Autodesk software, or Quickbooks installed on the computer being used for testing.
All exams are proctored. A Proctor will be assigned to you for the duration of your exam.
What Certifications are available?
Based on your career goals, there are hundreds of globally recognized certifications that you can pursue. Working in partnership with Certiport, PearsonVue, CertFirst, and Isogard, we administer the certification exams that are in demand and relevant in the job market.
We offer training programs, practice tests, and certification vouchers. Then, we assist you with scheduling your exam or we proctor your exam using virtual testing technology.
About Certiport: LEARN | PRACTICE | CERTIFY
Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, was established in 1997 and is now the leading provider of certification exam development, delivery, and program management services. Certiport exams are delivered through an expansive network of over 15,000 Certiport Authorized Testing Centers worldwide.
Certiport delivers millions of exams each year through the secondary, post-secondary, workforce, and corporate technology markets in 148 countries and 27 languages.
Certiport works with industry-leading certification providers to bring their programs successfully to market. With particular expertise in academia, we are able to create a unique go-to-market plan that drives global program performance.
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About CertFirst: To Master IT, Learn IT from the Masters©
CertFirst, a global integrated knowledge solution company has partnered with leading vendors to provide high quality and effective professional training solutions in the several areas of critical importance to enterprises including Project Management, Open Source, Software and Application Development, Information Security including Biometrics and others. World-class companies continuously examine business processes, employee performance and aggressively apply solutions to help them improve in training their employees to keep up with the technology and stay effective in an ever changing technology environment. CertFirst can assist you in achieving and maintaining your competitive edge.
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