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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

Our HNC/HND in Creative Media Production (Computer Game Development) is designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in a range of sectors. This course will ... [+]

HNC/HND Computer Game Animation

Our HNC/HND in Creative Media Production (Computer Game Development) is designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in a range of sectors. This course will give learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to be ready for employment. The HNC/HND in Creative Media Production (Computer Game Development) also provides career development opportunities within the industry.

This course provides students with the theoretical knowledge and the skills required to design and develop computer games using 3D and 2D design and animation. Learners will develop a range of skills and techniques, and focus on the development of higher level skills in the Computer Game Development context. ... [-]

United Kingdom London
October 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
London College of Creative Media

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

Cert HE Creative Music Practice

Our one-year Creative Music Practice course is perfect if you want to meet people who share your passion for music and your 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.

The course is practical. You will learn by doing. You will be able to form bands and collaborate with other students, learning through writing and performing together. The course also offers optional workshops and support classes. These allow you to practice techniques and concepts without the pressure of assessment.

Our experienced tutors, who all work professionally as musicians outside the classroom, will be available to guide you towards your goals.... [-]

United Kingdom London
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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
July 2019
Full-time
31 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
Cornerstone Bible College for Mission Training

The Cornerstone one year program also called the certificate program, provides training for students who prepare for cross-cultural support ministries, short-term cross-c ... [+]

Cornerstone offers practical and academic training in a mission-oriented setting. We are an interdenominational evangelical bible college. We stand firm on the basic evangelical beliefs. We are open for discussion and difference of opinion on secondary matters, but seek to avoid controversies and extremes.

The Cornerstone one year program also called the certificate program, provides training for students who prepare for cross-cultural support ministries, short-term cross-cultural ministry and for those who for other reasons have limited time for training.

The course majors on biblical and theological subjects, but includes also missiological and communication courses to develop basic skills in sharing the gospel cross-culturally. Included in the Cornerstone one year program is a three-week hands-on cross-cultural mission experience (The cost for the cross-cultural mission experience is NOT included in the fees and will depend on the country you choose to go to).... [-]

Netherlands Beugen
August 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies

Spend a summer living and learning in the heart of Washington, D.C., and engaging with classmates from more than 30 countries. Our three-week American Conversational Engl ... [+]

American Conversational English

Spend a summer living and learning in the heart of Washington, D.C., and engaging with classmates from more than 30 countries. Our three-week American Conversational English program provides you with expert instruction in grammar, conversation, and listening skills. The focus of the program is on using English in everyday life while learning about American culture and discussing various topics of interest to students. Morning classes develop listening and speaking skills with emphasis on vocabulary and grammar, while afternoon classes provide opportunities to listen to and talk about topics of interest in a relaxed, informal setting. Extracurricular activities and field trips help students practice their language skills in the exciting world of Washington, DC.... [-]

USA Washington
July 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Hawaii Tokai International College

International Programs (IP) at HTIC offers customized intensive English language programs that include classes on reading, writing, grammar, conversation, public speaking ... [+]

International Programs (IP) at HTIC offers customized intensive English language programs that include classes on reading, writing, grammar, conversation, public speaking, and presentation skills. These programs, specially tailored to meet the specific needs and English level of each individual group, also include classes on American and Hawaiian culture. The length of IP programs ranges from a week to several months.

IP’s small, interactive classes focus on group discussion to promote the development of students’ critical thinking and cross-cultural awareness as well as their English language skills. While studying in an IP program, students have the opportunity to experience American college life and to engage in language exchanges with U.S. students. Field trips are an integral part of IP’s curriculum, enhancing the students’ studies with the opportunity to visit historic and culturally significant sites on the island of O‘ahu.... [-]

USA Kapolei
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 8 weeks
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
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
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
ALMA - The International School of Italian Cuisine

A 1-week summer program addressed to international students looking for a first culinary art experience with a passion for Italian Food and wishing to enrich their trip t ... [+]

A Taste Of Italy is the first short-course by ALMA:

A 1-week program addressed to international students looking for a first culinary art experience with a passion for Italian Food and wishing to enrich their trip to Italy, including a different way to explore the country and discovering the excellences of Italian Gastronomy in a brand new way.

The course, following the “ALMA Method”, combines academic lessons, direct experience of products and raw materials, command of techniques and processes, knowledge and practice of Italian traditional recipes and includes a focus on pasta, wines and pastry as well as a lecture on History of Italian Cuisine and a tasting session. Therefore, it represents the best opportunity for those students who are travelling to Italy to discover the secrets of the Italian Cuisine and to have a first approach with the culinary arts education. ... [-]

Italy Parma
July 2019
Full-time
1 week
Campus
Westcliff University

The College of Education has adopted an internationally recognized program in English instruction pedagogy. It is recognized for its innovative methodology of English ped ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Irvine
September 2019
Part-time
Online & Campus Combined
University Of North Carolina at Pembroke

Careers in Information Technology are steadily growing, and what better way to train for a new career than to prepare for three respected certifications in one convenient ... [+]

The full title of course

CompTIA™ Certification Training: A+, Network+, Security+

Overview

Careers in Information Technology are steadily growing, and what better way to train for a new career than to prepare for three respected certifications in one convenient online program? This program will help you build the foundational knowledge needed for employment in cutting-edge IT roles.

Upon completion of the program, you will be given vouchers to take all three certifying exams.

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USA Pembroke
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Good Tastes Of Tuscany

The Courses offered by the Accademia Italiana di Cucina Pandolfini are a practical approach to learn Regional Italian Cuisine. The Master expands and deepens the knowledg ... [+]

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The Courses offered by the Accademia Italiana di Cucina Pandolfini are a practical approach to learn Regional Italian Cuisine. The Master expands and deepens the knowledge of Traditional Italian food and how it relates to regions and culture through a virtual Gastronomical Trip.

These courses are an intense culinary, geographical, historical and cultural virtual journey discovering through its food the magnificent regional diversities. Italian cuisine is distinctly Regional: Many of the differences can be attributed to geography, from the Mountains that stretch across the north, snaking down the length of the country, to being a peninsula almost entirely surrounded by the sea, or completely so, as in the case of the island regions of Sicily and Sardinia. Then add in the thousands of years of invaders or the adoption of returning explorers' culinary discoveries and you've got an exotic blend of culture, tradition, and cuisine.... [-]

Italy Florence
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Full-time
15 - 30 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 ... [+]

Certificate 2019.

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