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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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London College of Contemporary Arts

The Photography HNC/HND course provides an introduction into a wide range of photographic disciplines, allowing you to enter whichever aspect of the photography industry ... [+]

HNC/HND Photography

The Photography HNC/HND course provides an introduction into a wide range of photographic disciplines, allowing you to enter whichever aspect of the photography industry you wish. This introductory programme is well-suited to school leavers looking to gain a position in the industry or those hoping to study photography at university.

Over two years you will, in turn, concentrate on a number of different elements of photography. These include: studio photography, location photography, photojournalism and digital postproduction. The broad variety of modules will help you discover which area of photography you are particularly passionate about and we will offer the career guidance you need to pursue that passion professionally.... [-]

United Kingdom London
October 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Law Online

Our PGCert in Legal Technology is available for both law and non-law graduates, providing you with an insight into this rapidly developing area. You will learn the basics ... [+]

PGCert Legal Technology - Part time

Our PGCert in Legal Technology is available for both law and non-law graduates, providing you with an insight into this rapidly developing area. You will learn the basics of this exciting and often disruptive technology in a legal context and the regulation which is being formed around it.

Course Requirements Students must possess an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in any subject at 2:2 or above. [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
Part-time
34 weeks
Online
Toronto School of Management

This is a 31-week program that includes 12 weeks of a co-op placement. This program will prepare you for a position in hotels, restaurants or other hospitality and touris ... [+]

Certificate in Customer Service Excellence Co-op

This is a 31-week program that includes 12 weeks of a co-op placement. This program will prepare you for a position in hotels, restaurants or other hospitality and tourism establishments.

Course Requirements Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Equivalent * or Mature student ** Age 18 or older IELTS of 5.0 or equivalent for non-native English speakers

*A transcript, diploma or certificate from another country are considered equivalent to an Ontario high school diploma if assessed at an Ontario OSSD level by a recognized assessment service.

**Mature students must pass a Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam

See the pre-approved recognized assessment services below:... [-]

Canada Toronto
November 2019
Full-time
31 weeks
Campus
Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies

Spend a semester in the heart of Washington, D.C., living, learning, and engaging with classmates from 30+ countries. Our semester-long English as a Foreign Language (EF ... [+]

Intensive English Language Semester

Spend a semester in the heart of Washington, D.C., living, learning, and engaging with classmates from 30+ countries. Our semester-long English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Intensive English program provides you with expert instruction on grammar, conversation, writing, reading, research, and presentation skills.

Once you’re accepted into the program, you’ll be evaluated to determine your specific instructional needs. We’ll then place you in classes with other students at the same proficiency level, ensuring that you receive the best learning experience to suit your needs.

Ideal for All levels of proficiency—basic to advanced Duration:... [-]
USA Washington
January 2020
Full-time
8 - 16 weeks
Campus
Full Sail University

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 seeki ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Winter Park
January 2020
Full-time
9 months
Campus
Hawaii Tokai International College

Hawai‘i is a tourist destination. Every year over 8.9 million visitors travel to experience the Aloha Spirit from many parts of the world spending $15.6 billion. A certif ... [+]

Hawai‘i is a tourist destination. Every year over 8.9 million visitors travel to experience the Aloha Spirit from many parts of the world spending $15.6 billion. A certificate endorsement in Hospitality and Tourism combined with an Associate in Arts degree in Liberal Arts from Hawaii Tokai International College provides a comprehensive, competitive edge in the ever-changing job market with hands-on experience in the industry. In addition to meeting the requirements for any of the three (3) degree options, students in the Hospitality and Tourism Concentration are required to take:

HOSP 100 Customer Service and Career HOSP 101 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism

AND 6 credits earned from the following courses:... [-]

USA Kapolei
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Full-time
3 months
Campus
Boyce College

Seven out of 10 teenagers who are active in their youth groups will leave the church after high school. This one-year program is intended to help establish a foundation i ... [+]

Christian Foundation

Seven out of 10 teenagers who are active in their youth groups will leave the church after high school. This one-year program is intended to help establish a foundation in a biblical worldview in first-time students preparing for further studies at Boyce or a university.

Special Speakers

Students will travel to Nashville and Boston to meet people on the frontlines of cultural engagement. Students spend at least two sessions with R. Albert Mohler Jr., noted author, public commentator, and president of Southern Seminary, discussing matters of worldview and college life. Students will also spend time with Bland Mason, chaplain to the Boston Red Sox, as he teaches “Christianity on the Secular Campus.”... [-]

USA Louisville
January 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce

Recent graduates from around the world will have an unparalleled experience, living and studying together at three top-ranked universities on three continents. Graduates ... [+]

M.S. in Global Commerce Three Continents. Two Master's Degrees. One Year.

Recent graduates from around the world will have an unparalleled experience, living and studying together at three top-ranked universities on three continents. Graduates will earn an M.S. in Global Commerce from the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce, an M.S. in Global Strategic Management from ESADE Business School, and a certificate in International Business from Lingnan (University) College at Sun Yat-sen University.

Academics Expand Your Global Business Knowledge and Skills

The 40-credit-hour curriculum includes an integrative selection of coursework along with a master thesis that students will complete by the end of the year. In addition to receiving a strong grounding in global business frameworks, students will learn to effectively work in international settings and as members of cross-cultural teams as well as move skillfully between American, Chinese, and European business environments.... [-]

USA Charlottesville Spain Barcelona
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Culinary Institute Kul IN

Culinary Institute Kul IN and partner school ALMA la Scuola Internazionale di Cucina Italiana offer an international joint program for students interested in specializing ... [+]

Culinary Institute Kul IN and partner school ALMA la Scuola Internazionale di Cucina Italiana are offering a new international joint program for students interested in specializing professionally in Italian cuisine.This 10-month program aims to produce fully trained professional cooks who are specialized in the art of Italian cuisine. The unique curriculum gives students the opportunity to practice their newly acquired skills, which they’ve gained through intensive courses at Kul IN and ALMA, by interning at elite Italian restaurants and hotels. Interning abroad gives students the invaluable opportunity to network internationally and connect with some of the most successful chefs in Italy and the world.PROGRAM DETAILS FOR PROFESSIONAL COOK OF ITALIAN CUISINE... [-]

Croatia Sisak
October 2019
Full-time
10 months
Campus
Reeves College

Start a rewarding and in-demand career with the Education Assistant diploma program at Reeves College. ... [+]

Start a rewarding and in-demand career with the Education Assistant diploma program at Reeves College.

In less than a year, you'll learn how to help children and youth who require extra support to achieve their full potential. Your courses will cover key areas including foundations of special education, learning and behaviour, autism, cognitive and physical challenges, and more. To solidify your new skills and knowledge, you'll also complete two real-world practicum placements. Once you graduate, you'll be ready to make a difference in the classroom and other educational environments.

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Canada Edmonton
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Baxter Institute

This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, including BAS Agents and contracts bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkee ... [+]

Overview

This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, including BAS Agents and contracts bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries. It includes preparing and lodging business and instalment activity statements, and providing advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the FNS Financial Services Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements. Persons providing a business activity statement (BAS) service for a fee or other reward must be registered by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the TPB education requirements for registration. Other conditions apply, including a designated period of experience. Persons seeking BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with the TPB, as registration requirements are reviewed regularly.... [-]

Australia Melbourne
January 2020
Full-time
52 weeks
Campus
Pacific Training Group

Learn how to provide essential leadership, guidance and support to others. Graduates of this course will be ready to take responsibility for their own performance as well ... [+]

Super-charged courses for super-charged careers

Pacific Training Group offers an exclusive suite of leadership and management courses designed for the most ambitious of students. You’ll be trained and mentored by some of Australia’s best business minds and benefit from the very latest in teaching methodology and technology. Studying alongside students from an amazing mix of countries, this is a once-in-a-lifetime learning experience.

BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Learn how to provide essential leadership, guidance and support to others. Graduates of this course will be ready to take responsibility for their own performance as well as organise and monitor the output of a team.... [-]

Australia Sydney Surfers Paradise
September 2019
Full-time
9 months
Online & Campus Combined
Northwestern University Master of Product Design and Development Management

Gain the skills to manage the design and development of products for strategic competitive advantage. This intensive three-day certificate program provides the skills rel ... [+]

Gain the skills to manage the design and development of products for strategic competitive advantage. This intensive three-day certificate program provides the skills related to managing creativity and design, customer-focused innovation, gap analysis in the design process, strategy in design, industrial design essentials, human factors, research, marketing and intellectual property. Participants will also gain skills in managing the product development phase-gate process, teams, and product performance metrics.

Key Benefits

You will learn:

To identify opportunities in the product development process A structured process for product development including phases and criteria for successful product introductions Human factors and usability in the design process Management strategies and supporting metrics to ensure optimal team performance To enhance creativity and manage intellectual capital The underlying principles of successful project management How to conduct end-user focused innovation research and the designer's role in achieving product success Customer-focused innovation and insightful market research Real Case Studies taught by Industry Experts ... [-]
USA Evanston
September 2019
Full-time
3 days
Campus
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology

Established in 1908, Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology's Automotive Technology program located in Boston, Massachusetts, is the oldest in the nation and certified ... [+]

Established in 1908, Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology's Automotive Technology program located in Boston, Massachusetts, is the oldest in the nation and certified by theNational Automotive Technician Educational Foundation (NATEF). The Community for Accredited Online Schools ranks our program among the top 50 programs in the U.S. for mechanic education. We are ranked 35th when compared to 4-year colleges.

As a BFIT student, you will learn how to repair all makes and models by automotive professors with decades of industry experience. In a full-service working garage, using state-of-the-art equipment, you will learn how to diagnose and repair all areas of the modern automobile.... [-]

USA Boston
September 2019
Campus
Informatics Academy

The Certificate in Proficiency in English provides students with a strong foundation in English that will enable them to advance their studies in Higher Education. The Pr ... [+]

Programme Overview

The Certificate in Proficiency in English provides students with a strong foundation in English that will enable them to advance their studies in Higher Education. The Proficiency in English programme is designed for students who wish to pursue advanced courses at Informatics centres or to improve their English in a social or business context. It will bridge the differences in skills and knowledge set between students with diverse educational backgrounds, including those whose first language is not English. This programme serves to prepare students for the IELTS or TOEFL test. The course covers the following components:

Grammar Vocabulary Composition/Writing skills Comprehension Oral Skills Delivery Model ... [-]
Singapore
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Full-time
Part-time
12 months
Campus