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 + 1 More

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 HND in ... +

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 HND in Graphic Design will enable you to develop your creative ability and technical skills, allowing you to determine the career path you wish to take within the graphic design industry. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
February 2020
21 Jan 2020
Campus
 
Toronto School of Management
Toronto , Canada

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 est ... +

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. -
Certificate
Full-time
31 weeks
English
01 Jan 2020
Campus
 
Full Sail University
Winter Park , USA

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 ... +

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 -
Certificate
Full-time
9 months
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Boston , USA

Jobs in Electrical Technology are projected to grow 23% by 2020. New residential and commercial construction projects, as well as an aging workforce, has led to a high demand ... +

Jobs in Electrical Technology are projected to grow 23% by 2020. New residential and commercial construction projects, as well as an aging workforce, has led to a high demand for trained and skilled electricians. Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology's electrical program prepares graduates for jobs in residential, commercial and industrial projects. As a student, you will be introduced to all phases of the industry including design, installation, estimating, and sales. -
Certificate
English
September 2020
Campus
 
Washington International Diplomatic Academy
Washington , USA

Our One-Year Certificate in International Diplomacy is the most comprehensive, in-depth and hands-on practical professional training program in diplomatic tradecraft offered o ... +

Our One-Year Certificate in International Diplomacy is the most comprehensive, in-depth and hands-on practical professional training program in diplomatic tradecraft offered outside formal government channels. It prepares trainees for careers in diplomacy and international affairs, including work in government ministries, embassies and consulates, international organizations and global NGOs. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
14 Sep 2020
31 Mar 2020
Campus
 
Baxter Institute
Melbourne , Australia

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry. No ... +

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. -
Certificate
Full-time
64 weeks
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Culinary Institute Kul IN
Sisak , Croatia

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

Culinary Institute Kul IN and partner school ALMA la Scuola Internazionale di Cucina Italiana offer an 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. Students begin with an intensive 2-month general culinary course at Kul IN, and then continue to specialize in Italian cuisine at ALMA. Students then intern at an elite Italian restaurant or hotel for 5 months. Interning abroad gives students the invaluable opportunity to network internationally and connect with some of the most successful chefs in Italy and the world. -
Certificate
Full-time
10 months
English, Italian
07 Jan 2020
20 Dec 2019
Campus
 
Institute Of Risk Management
London , United Kingdom

The International Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management is the ideal qualification for anyone looking for a solid foundation in the theory and practice of effective risk m ... +

The International Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management is the ideal qualification for anyone looking for a solid foundation in the theory and practice of effective risk management. -
Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
5 months
English
02 Jun 2020
31 Dec 2019
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
The University of Findlay
Findlay , USA

The University of Findlay's accredited Intensive English Language Program (IELP) certificate program prides itself in building students' English skills.

The University of Findlay's accredited Intensive English Language Program (IELP) certificate program prides itself in building students' English skills. -
Certificate
Full-time
8 weeks
English
September 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
January 2020
Campus
 
Boyce College
Louisville , USA

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 b ... +

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. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
22 Jan 2020
01 Jan 2020
Campus
 
Tufts University - School of Engineering
Medford , USA

This four-course, graduate-level Computer Science certificate program will update your skills and broaden your knowledge in computer science.

This four-course, graduate-level Computer Science certificate program will update your skills and broaden your knowledge in computer science. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
September 2020
Campus
 
London College of Contemporary Arts
London , United Kingdom + 1 More

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. The HND in Fashion and Textiles is a one-year qualification designed to build on the knowledge gained during your HNC. You will be encouraged to expand your own practice and find your own voice as well as make use of London’s surrounding cultural facilities in order to inspire and develop your work. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
February 2020
21 Jan 2020
Campus
 
London College of Contemporary Arts
London , United Kingdom + 1 More

Our HNC in Creative Media Production (Game Development) is designed to provide specialist work-related foundations in a range of gaming sectors including game design and devel ... +

Our HNC in Creative Media Production (Game Development) is designed to provide specialist work-related foundations in a range of gaming sectors including game design and development. The HND in Creative Media Production (Game Development) will enable you to evolve your creative ability and technical skills, allowing you to determine a career path within the computer game industry. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
February 2020
21 Jan 2020
Campus
 
London College of Contemporary Arts
London , United Kingdom + 1 More

The HNC Diploma in Photography is a work-related programme focusing on a number of different elements of photography including location photography, photojournalism and studio ... +

The HNC Diploma in Photography is a work-related programme focusing on a number of different elements of photography including location photography, photojournalism and studio-based practice. The HND in Photography is a one-year qualification that builds on what you have learnt in your previous year. By placing a strong emphasis on specialist advanced techniques, opportunities for developing a personal style and guidance in producing a unique portfolio relating to your area of interest, you’ll be ready for success by the time you complete the course. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
February 2020
21 Jan 2020
Campus