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 progr… Read more

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
London, United Kingdom

The HNC in Graphic Design will enable you to develop your creative ability and technical graphic skills, allowing you to determine the career path you wish to take. The course ... +

The HNC in Graphic Design will enable you to develop your creative ability and technical graphic skills, allowing you to determine the career path you wish to take. The course is delivered via a combination of practical workshops, lectures, one-to-one tutorials and field trips to galleries and museums. You will engage in creating your own portfolio and will have the choice to specialise within a discipline of your choice, such as illustration, digital media, advertising or typography. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Toronto School of Management
Toronto, Canada

This is a 31-week program that includes 12 weeks of a co-op placement. We offer guaranteed Co-op placement in a field related to your program. This program will prepare you fo ... +

This is a 31-week program that includes 12 weeks of a co-op placement. We offer guaranteed Co-op placement in a field related to your program. This program will prepare you for a position in hotels, restaurants or other hospitality and tourism establishments. -
Certificate
Full-time
31 weeks
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Cademix Institute of Technology
Vienna, Austria

The Covid-19 (corona Virus) opens up new career opportunities - Start the Online part now and continue on-campus career acceleration program later. The Tech Career Acceleratio ... +

The Covid-19 (corona Virus) opens up new career opportunities - Start the Online part now and continue on-campus career acceleration program later. The Tech Career Acceleration Program at Cademix Institute of Technology is a Training and Coaching Program, which gives you the skills, tools, connections, and insights to boost your employability in the high tech industry. It is a perfect choice for those who want to change their career path or simply move from academia to the high tech industry. -
Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
6 - 25 weeks
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
London School of Business & Finance
London, United Kingdom

Data science holds the key to the future in the contemporary corporate world. In fact, it helps companies to make smarter decisions, to predict information and to enhance the ... +

Data science holds the key to the future in the contemporary corporate world. In fact, it helps companies to make smarter decisions, to predict information and to enhance the quality of products. A data science qualification will arm you with the knowledge to manipulate data sets and create visual representations to communicate results efficiently. You will be taught by experts who have industry experience and will make use of real-life case studies to enhance your learning experience. -
Postgraduate Certificate Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
12 weeks
English
May 2020
Campus
Online
 
London Academy of Trading
London, United Kingdom

This course teaches the structure of global financial markets, as well as the practical skills necessary to trade different markets in real life. It will examine theoretical c ... +

This course teaches the structure of global financial markets, as well as the practical skills necessary to trade different markets in real life. It will examine theoretical concepts and practical methods employed to trade and manage different financial instruments, including cash and derivative instruments across a range of asset classes. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
14 weeks
English
May 2020
Campus
 
University of Law Online Postgraduate
London, United Kingdom

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 t ... +

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. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
34 weeks
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
Northwestern University Master of Product Design and Development Management
Evanston, USA

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 ... +

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. -
Certificate
Full-time
3 days
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
ISB International School Of Business Dublin
Dublin, Ireland

This programme is designed for undergraduate business students who have an interest in studying all aspects of international business including accounting, finance, law, marke ... +

This programme is designed for undergraduate business students who have an interest in studying all aspects of international business including accounting, finance, law, marketing, entrepreneurship and economics. This is a study abroad program for a duration of three months. The program builds on students’ knowledge of these subjects in their home country and adds a multi-cultural dimension to their learning. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Hawaii Tokai International College
Kapolei, USA

The Liberal Arts Program offers a Peace Studies Concentration for students interested in pursuing international relations with an emphasis on peace.

The Liberal Arts Program offers a Peace Studies Concentration for students interested in pursuing international relations with an emphasis on peace. -
Certificate
Full-time
3 months
English
Campus
 
University of California, San Diego - Extension International Programs
San Diego, USA

If you would like to develop modern English language teaching techniques to teach English in non-English speaking countries and in U.S. classrooms, enroll in the Teaching Engl ... +

If you would like to develop modern English language teaching techniques to teach English in non-English speaking countries and in U.S. classrooms, enroll in the Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Professional Certificate program. The TEFL Professional Certificate program opens doors to job opportunities both abroad and in the U.S. Learn best practices and methodology for teaching EFL students from our dynamic instructors who have years of experience teaching all over the world. -
Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
3 - 6 months
English
01 Jul 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Flexible Learning with Falmouth University
Saint Ives, United Kingdom

This PGCHE responds to the growing focus of Higher Education on developing excellence in teaching and learning, especially teaching and learning that is not solely concerned w ... +

This PGCHE responds to the growing focus of Higher Education on developing excellence in teaching and learning, especially teaching and learning that is not solely concerned with traditional face-to-face delivery but instead combines this with the digital advantages of e-learning. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
30 weeks
English
Online
 
ALMA - The International School of Italian Cuisine
Parma, Italy

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 to Ita ... +

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 to Italy, including a different way to explore the country and discovering the excellences of Italian Gastronomy in a brand new way. The course aims at being a first but complete gastronomical experience - therefore the school will also guide the students around Parma, UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy and Culture City 2020, through the local events and locations, as well as the restaurants and hotel structures that can enrich the “food and wine” experience. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
20 Jul 2020
Campus
 
University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce
Charlottesville, USA +1 More

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 ... +

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. -
MSc Certificate
Full-time
English
Mar 2020
Campus
 
Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies
Washington, USA

Designed for students interested in pursuing degrees in the U.S., Georgetown’s Intensive Academic English program will help you make the transition to academic life at an Amer ... +

Designed for students interested in pursuing degrees in the U.S., Georgetown’s Intensive Academic English program will help you make the transition to academic life at an American college or university. Our program features full-time intensive courses that emphasize academic writing, reading, grammar, and communication. -
Certificate
Full-time
8 - 16 weeks
English
18 May 2020
Campus
 
London College of Contemporary Arts
London, United Kingdom

The HNC in Fashion and Textiles is a one-year qualification designed to equip you with a wide range of creative and technical skills. You’ll learn to utilise your skills, chal ... +

The HNC in Fashion and Textiles is a one-year qualification designed to equip you with a wide range of creative and technical skills. You’ll learn to utilise your skills, challenge your preconceptions about the fashion industry and be inspired by the cultural surroundings of our London location. This will enable you to pursue your dreams of becoming a fashion or textile designer within the industry. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 

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