Ch 3: Resources for Technology Courses, Certificates & Training

About This Chapter

In this chapter, you'll have access to helpful resources that will facilitate your understanding of the different options available for technology courses, certification and training.

Resources for Technology Courses, Certificates & Training - Summary & Learning Objectives

This chapter includes a series of articles that help you learn about training and certification opportunities in the field of technology. You'll explore resources for courses and programs in fields like IT and engineering. Use these articles to learn more about:

  • IT certifications
  • Types of engineering degrees
  • Career fields in technology
  • Technology courses

Resource Benefits

These articles provide exceptional resources, which offer these benefits:

  • They're helpful: You'll get to explore what types of technology degrees are available.
  • They're authoritative: Each article has been thoroughly researched, giving you reliable information.
  • They're useful: These articles provide insight on the different certifications in the technology field.
  • They're convenient: The articles provide concise information, so you don't have to waste any time looking for the resources you need.

7 Lessons in Chapter 3: Resources for Technology Courses, Certificates & Training
Best IT Certifications

1. Best IT Certifications

Several software vendors and professional organizations award IT certifications, but which ones offer the best return on the time and money you'll invest to earn one of these credentials? Keep reading to learn about some popular options as well as resources you can use to prepare for your certification exam.

Engineering Degrees 101

2. Engineering Degrees 101

Engineering degrees vary by the discipline of the major but they all include advanced math and science coursework. Read on to learn more and see what resources are available.

How to Pass the CPC Exam

3. How to Pass the CPC Exam

The Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Exam is offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), and you can find many AAPC resources to help you pass the exam. Local AAPC chapters, community colleges and all offer additional resources. Read on to learn more about utilizing these resources to pass the CPC Exam.

How to Pass an Excel Test

4. How to Pass an Excel Test

Whether you need to take an Excel test as part of an interview process, to obtain the Microsoft Office Specialist certification or as part of a degree program, get some tips to prepare for and pass the exam. Learn about the various resources you can use to help you study for and ace your Excel test.

Business Writing Training

5. Business Writing Training

Strong business writing is a helpful skill for employees in any field, at any stage of their careers. Whether you're a rookie writer or a seasoned professional looking to improve in this area, there are courses available that suit just about every schedule and budget. Check out this article and discover the option works for you!

How to Learn Java

6. How to Learn Java

While it was first released in 1995, Java remains a popular mainstay for computer programmers. There are plenty of resources and methods out there for those who are interested in learning the language. Here are a few suggestions to help get you started!

What is CCNA Certification?

7. What is CCNA Certification?

Cisco, the largest networking company in the world, offers more than two dozen certifications for IT professionals. One such credential is the CCNA, or Cisco Certified Network Associate.

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