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Attaining a certificate may be the best way for students to acquire a specific set of skills or show that they have a proficient level of knowledge in a certain field. Typically taking a year or less to complete, certificates are often able to help individuals sharpen their skills and offer a deeper level of knowledge about a specific field of interest. Those who have completed a certificate program often benefit by having the tangible proof that they do, indeed, have a specialized level of training.

While some may immediately understand the benefits of a certificate program, others may find themselves asking just what is a certificate? At times, a certificate program is offered to assist new employees in making the move from an academic environment to a professional career.  At other times, certificate programs are beneficial in helping individuals move from one phase of academic study to the next.

Because certificate courses are offered by a wide range of educational institutions, the cost of different programs can vary widely. Factors that influence the cost of each program include the length of a program, the country from which the program is being offered, and the depth of study. At times, companies requiring a certificate will offer full or partial financial aid to assist an employee.

Many certificate programs are beneficial as they can enhance knowledge about jobs already held by individuals. This additional field-specific training often helps to provide proof that a current employee has attained a specialized skill level and may, in some cases, increase the individual’s chances of being promoted. Working individuals looking to stay up-to-date in their field will almost certainly benefit by gaining a certificate.

 

With so many options available, determining the type of certificate program that will be the most beneficial can often be overwhelming. If you have been looking for ways to improve your current job skills or enhance your eligibility for an upcoming promotion, be sure to search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

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Cert HE Creative Music Practice

London College of Creative Media
Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 United Kingdom London

Our one year Creative Music Practice course is perfect if you want to meet people who share both your passion for music and determination to form a band or musical partnership. [+]

Cert HE Creative Music Practice

Our one year Creative Music Practice course is perfect if you want to meet people who share both your passion for music and determination to form a band or musical partnership. Our aim is to give you the skills, opportunity and inspiration to help you create the music you want to make.

Course Requirements

An Access to Higher Education course or a BTEC Extended Diploma will be considered as equivalent to two full Level 3 qualifications.

GCSE grade C/4 or above in Maths and English or a Level 2 equivalent (e.g. Functional Skills).

We also welcome applications from mature students (21+ years) and those without formal qualifications but with demonstrable passion for and practical experience in music.... [-]


ACCA Online + MBA Online

London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) PQ
Online Full time Part time 6 - 30 months December 2018 United Kingdom UK Online + 1 more

At LSBF you have the opportunity to top up your ACCA qualification with an MBA at minimal costs. Combining the two means not only joining one of the world's largest accounting bodies but also acquiring the business and leadership expertise that will open doors to a higher position and salary. [+]

ACCA Online + MBA Online

At LSBF you have the opportunity to top up your ACCA qualification with an MBA at minimal costs. Combining the two means not only joining one of the world's largest accounting bodies but also acquiring the business and leadership expertise that will open doors to a higher position and salary. You will get exemptions and be able to complete the dual programme in just 2 extra modules and a dissertation.

Course Requirements Standard entry: Minimum requirements are 2 A Levels and 3 GCSEs or equivalent in five separate subjects, including English and Mathematics. Access to ACCA via FIA or AAT qualification: No other academic qualifications required. Gain exemptions from ACCA papers AB (F1) – FA (F3). Graduate entry: Degree holders from ACCA-accredited institutions may be exempt from up to 9 exams. Other relevant degrees may also qualify you for exemptions. English language proficiency: IELTS 5.5 overall and each component or equivalent. Duration ... [-]

Conflict Resolution Certificate

Independence Community College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Independence

ICC's Conflict Resolution Certificate Program provides its students with practical knowledge and training in conflict analysis and resolution, mediation, negotiation, peacebuilding, arbitration, group facilitation, and crisis management. The program actively incorporates intensive course sessions, lecture, seminars, and role-play in real and simulated situations to prepare students to utilize... [+]

Conflict Resolution Certificate

ICC's Conflict Resolution Certificate Program provides its students with practical knowledge and training in conflict analysis and resolution, mediation, negotiation, peacebuilding, arbitration, group facilitation, and crisis management. The program actively incorporates intensive course sessions, lecture, seminars, and role-play in real and simulated situations to prepare students to utilize conflict analysis and resolution approaches in their work in a variety of fields. The Certificate Program is specifically designed for students and mid-career professionals to train them in conflict analysis and resolution theory, research, and practical techniques relevant to their focused area of study or work. The certification in conflict resolution is open to students or mid-career professionals seeking a certificate degree alone, as well as to students enrolled in an Associate's degree program. The Conflict Resolution course explores a variety of techniques, theories, and frameworks for analyzing and resolving conflict. Students will understand the procedure from conflict analysis to exploring techniques, process models, and third-party roles to constructively intervene in conflict. Because this class emphasizes building conflict resolution skills and abilities, a significant portion of the class will be experientially-based. Much of the class will involve engaging in simulated conflict scenarios and subsequent reflection. Interpersonal, small group, community, and international conflict will be discussed in the course, but special emphasis will be placed on interpersonal and small group conflicts as the building blocks for doing conflict resolution in larger and more complex settings. The certificate program in conflict resolution requires completion of 15 credit hours (5 classes). Coursework... [-]


English as a Second Language

Taylor Business Institute
Campus 60 weeks September 2019 USA Chicago

Language is not a genetic gift, it is a social gift. Learning a new language is becoming a member of the club -the community of speakers of that language (Frank Smith). Join TBI to achieve the necessary knowledge and language skills to efficiently and effectively pursue your professional career or life goals within the United States or abroad. [+]

The limits of your language are the limits of your world.

Language is not a genetic gift, it is a social gift. Learning a new language is becoming a member of the club -the community of speakers of that language (Frank Smith). Join TBI to achieve the necessary knowledge and language skills to efficiently and effectively pursue your professional career or life goals within the United States or abroad.

Program description

The English as a Second Language Program allows non-native speakers to develop the Englishlanguage proficiency necessary to succeed in academic or personal pursuits. As a stand-alone program – not integrated into any other TBI program offering – it instructs students through its multi-level, integrated-skills approach. Students achieve the necessary knowledge and language skills to efficiently and effectively pursue their professional careers or life goals within the theUnited States or abroad.... [-]


Certificate in Introduction to Filmmaking

afilm International Film Workshops
Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 Spain Sitges

The Introduction to Filmmaking Programme is a film training course exploring all aspects of filmmaking, designed for individuals who wish to embark on a viable career in visual storytelling, with an emphasis in film. [+]

The Introduction to Filmmaking Programme is a film training course exploring all aspects of filmmaking, designed for individuals who wish to embark on a viable career in visual storytelling, with an emphasis in film. This introduction programme is designed for individuals with passion, creativity, determination and a real commitment to initiating a lasting career as a professional in the film industry. It provides you with a unique opportunity to gain first hand experience by creating a series of individual short films, as well as crewing on a feature film.

For the next eight months you will join a tight-knit group of like-minded artists all working towards discovering their voices as visual storytellers. A group of working filmmakers will guide you, encouraging and leading a small group of passionate and specially selected students dedicated to professionally crafting stories about the human condition. You will be part of an international team that is taken on a journey writing, directing, and editing three short films each, while crewing on all other afilm productions, all gaining experience, and confidence with all the tools of our trade.... [-]


Certificate in English as a Second Language (Intensive English)

Full Sail University
Campus Full time 9 months September 2019 USA Winter Park

English as a Second Language at Full Sail University is tailored for students who want to pursue studies in entertainment and media. It is not intended for students seeking a general or “stand-alone” English [+]

Being able to communicate effectively is essential to student success, and that’s especially true when it comes to unique situations in the entertainment and media industries. Full Sail University’s Intensive English (IE) courses are designed for students looking to acquire language skills while preparing for their degree program. Courses are available for different skill levels – from beginners to conversationalists – and our knowledgeable staff provides support during every step of the process.

Your courses will help you develop skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking through a combination of multimedia learning tools and hands-on projects. You’ll hone your abilities by interacting with native speakers and collaborating with your peers on creative endeavors such as movies, blogs, and podcasts.... [-]


Certificate in Human Resources Technician

American Heritage College
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Orange Garden Grove Long Beach Oceanside + 2 more

The Human Resources Technician program is designed for individuals interested in maintaining or pursuing a career in the field of human resources. [+]

Human Resources Technician Course

The Human Resources Technician program is designed for individuals interested in maintaining or pursuing a career in the field of human resources.

The certificate provides updating and/or broadening the knowledge of employees in the field of human resources and for individuals desiring to enter the field. This course will provide a general survey of the theories and contemporary practices in the process of public and private administration. In addition to traditional topics in the field of personnel management, such as recruitment and placement, training and development, compensation and performance appraisals, the course will also focus on techniques for motivation, productivity, and creativity associated with individual and organizational effectiveness.... [-]


Certificate English as a Second Language

Goodwin College
Campus Full time 2 - 4 semesters September 2019 USA East Hartford

The objective of the ESL program is to enhance the English-language proficiency of individuals who have pre-existing vocational knowledge, training, or skill, but cannot use that knowledge, training, or skill because of their English-speaking deficiency. [+]

The objective of the ESL program is to enhance the English-language proficiency of individuals who have pre-existing vocational knowledge, training, or skill, but cannot use that knowledge, training, or skill because of their English-speaking deficiency.

All ESL students will take a faculty-designed grammar test and the CASAS appraisal test during orientation to determine the entry level of ESL instruction. ESL courses are sequenced and delivered in four levels consisting of one courses each. Every course contains segments taught by different instructors. Students are placed in levels according to their scores on the CASAS Survey Achievement Pre-test.

If a student enters the program at Level 2, 3, or 4, he/she will receive Advanced Placement credit for the lower level courses.... [-]


Certificate in Advanced Management

Babson College
Online Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 semesters January 2019 USA Wellesley + 2 more

The Certificate in Advanced Management (CAM) is a powerful, personal career accelerator that fits your goals and your schedule. The Certificate in Advanced Management provides a customizable and efficient opportunity to enhance your skills, knowledge, and network without the commitment to a full degree program. [+]

The Certificate in Advanced Management (CAM) is a powerful, personal career accelerator that fits your goals and your schedule.

The Certificate in Advanced Management provides a customizable and efficient opportunity to enhance your skills, knowledge, and network without the commitment to a full degree program. Contact Graduate Admissions to discuss your previous experience and career goals to learn how CAM can help meet your needs. Program Details and Benefits

Courses are offered in different formats, including blended learning (combination of online and face-to-face), evening, and intensive weekend electives. CAM can be completed in a part-time format for working professionals. The program is also offered in a full-time format at the Wellesley location only. The majority of CAM courses are available at Babson’s Wellesley campus, but some courses are available at the Boston, Miami*, and San Francisco campuses. To qualify for this program, you must have a bachelor’s degree plus two years of work experience. No GMAT is required. Take classes with high-caliber MBA students. Join the Babson community and global alumni network of 40,000 people. All courses are taught by experienced faculty–there are no teaching assistants at Babson. Students enrolled in CAM can take a range of 9 - 15 credits. International students enrolled in 9 credits in one semester are considered to be enrolled full-time, and are eligible for a student visa. Those that pursue 15 credits over two semesters are eligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT). ... [-]

ARTIST DEVELOPMENT FOR SONGWRITERS & PRODUCERS

California College of Music
Campus Full time 12 months Open Enrollment USA Pasadena

Singer-songwriters and music producers from all over the world come to study, create, perform, record, and share popular music at CCM. Located adjacent to Los Angeles and Hollywood in sunny Pasadena, our supportive community is driven by experienced professionals from the heart of the music industry. [+]

The one-year Artist Development program is designed with talented recording artists, singer-songwriters, and producers/engineers in mind. Musicians who already possess a clear artistic vision, and wish to spend time developing their work in our world-class recording studios and taking electives customized to their personal interests will find the Artist Development perfectly suited to their needs. Our talented, supportive faculty members act as mentors helping students to develop their own unique style, giving guidance and production tips throughout the writing and recording process. By the end of the Artist Development program, students will have completed a professionally recorded demo and an effective press kit, enabling them to successfully promote their music in the modern industry.... [-]


National Certificate in Film and Television Production

The Open Window Institute for Arts and Digital Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 South Africa Pretoria

The National Certificate course in Film and Television Production is aimed at providing a solid foundation for intrepid independent filmmakers looking to gain the knowledge to initiate their own film projects as well as those looking for a skill-set with which to enter the film industry in a practical capacity. You will acquire the skills necessary to handle DSLR camera equipment, solve basic lighting, sound, production and post-production processes, and gain the experience to realise basic ideas on screen. [+]

The National Certificate course in Film and Television Production is aimed at providing a solid foundation for intrepid independent filmmakers looking to gain the knowledge to initiate their own film projects as well as those looking for a skill-set with which to enter the film industry in a practical capacity. You will acquire the skills necessary to handle DSLR camera equipment, solve basic lighting, sound, production and post-production processes, and gain the experience to realise basic ideas on screen.

Minimum entry requirements: Pass on National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) and basic computer literacy

DSLR Cinematography Since DSLR cameras have been established as viable alternatives to expensive and inaccessible high-end film (video) cameras for creating and capturing beautiful images on screen, very specific techniques and approaches have developed in order to get the most out of this type of equipment – this course will look at the considerations necessary for creating an awareness of the DSLR filmmaking process and the specific approach relevant to it.... [-]


ALMA Italian Culinary Program - Advanced Level

ALMA - The International School of Italian Cuisine
Campus Full time 7 months October 2019 Italy Parma

The course is designed to give to International Students not just theoretical and practical training in advanced Italian Cuisine but a real full Italian Experience. The combination of the Italian culinary culture, language, history, wine and all field trips and a professional training in one of one of the top Italian Restaurants it’s a perfect way to learn how become a real professional of Italian Cuisine. [+]

The course is designed to give to International Students not just theoretical and practical training in advanced Italian Cuisine but a real full Italian Experience. The combination of the Italian culinary culture, language, history, wine and all field trips and professional training in one of one of the top Italian Restaurants it’s a perfect way to learn how to become a real professional of Italian Cuisine. The program is developed in two phases: the first residential phase at ALMA Campus, near Parma, just declared Creative city for Gastronomy by Unesco, with demo lessons and training classes, and the second phase, a traineeship in a restaurant or hotel. Addressing to: International students aiming at becoming a professional chef of Italian Cuisine, should respect the following requirements for admission:... [-]


Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Ad Astra Institute
Campus Full time 18 months January 2019 Australia Melbourne

This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who have a supervisory or team leading role in the kitchen. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems. [+]

This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who have a supervisory or team leading role in the kitchen.

They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems.

Entry Requirements (International Students)

Applicants will need to show they meet one of the following entry criteria:

English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5; 18 years or over; Satisfy the Australian Department of Immigration’s (DIBP) genuine temporary entrant (GTE) criteria for a student visa (subclass 500); Completion of Australian Year 11 (senior secondary) education or overseas equivalent; OR Demonstrated skills acquired through work experience; OR Employed in a relevant position with the opportunity to acquire skills; OR Demonstrate through an admissions interview, either in person or by phone, that they have the skills and capability to succeed in the course. ... [-]

TOEFL Preparation

Zoni Language Centers
Campus Full time 10 weeks September 2019 USA New York

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is the standard among American colleges and universities to assess the English level of non-native students. This course prepares students to take the TOEFL in both computer-based or paper-based formats. [+]

Intensive TOEFL Program and Courses in New York

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is the standard among American colleges and universities to assess the English level of non-native students. This course prepares students to take the TOEFL in both computer-based or paper-based formats. It provides a comprehensive review of all the components needed for the TOEFL, including written structures (grammar), reading comprehension, listening comprehension and essay writing. Students learn techniques and strategies to maximize their test results. Practice TOEFL tests are a regular part of the course.

Length of program:

Ten weeks with four hours of instruction per day, five days a week.... [-]


Certificate of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL Certificate)

Westcliff University
Online & Campus Combined Part time USA Irvine

The College of Education has adopted an internationally recognized program in English instruction pedagogy. It is recognized for its innovative methodology of English pedagogy with proven success at English instructional schools around the world. [+]

Gateway to Worldwide Opportunities Teach English to Speakers of Other Languages

Westcliff University’s TESOL Certificate program is tailored specifically for working adults. You can choose between campus and online program. During the 8-week program, you will be able to interact with various professors and learn different teaching methodologies.

The College of Education has adopted an internationally recognized program in English instruction pedagogy. It is recognized for its innovative methodology of English pedagogy with proven success at English instructional schools around the world.

The College of Education programs provide instruction to speakers of foreign languages to learn English fundamentals. Instruction will prepare students to learn English so that they may apply it in Business or Education.... [-]