Computer novices as well as seasoned professionals looking to increase their portfolio of skills might find the right certification that may enhance their worth as an employee. There are two categories of institutions that offer certification: those who market their certifications, or vendor-based certifications, and those who are affiliated with a vendor, or independent certifications. There are both beginner and advanced levels of computer certification, and there are hundreds of different organizations that offer recognized certification. The beginner levels of certification might help you achieve two goals –you might positively impress future employers with credentials as well as equipping you with entry-level technical knowledge, such as troubleshooting and complex problem solving. If you are a more experienced IT professional, you might investigate other certifications such as Microsoft, Novell, Lotus, Cisco, as well as Internet-empowered certifications. For instance, the basic Microsoft Certified Professional allows you acquire the skills necessary to develop, install, and support Microsoft products, while there are more advanced degrees such as the Microsoft Certified Database Administrator. For more information, consult a computer specialist.
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