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Online Certification

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Summary:
A certification is a statement indicating the participation or completion
of the beholder to a significant event or affair. It becomes evident in
the form of a certificate, a letter-sized parchment or board paper
containing details on the certification granted to the awardees or
participant. Only authorized signatories confirm the veracity of every
certification.

There are different ways to award a certification. The significance of
the event often tells what the certifi...


Keywords:
Education, Online Education, Home Study, Diploma, Online certificate


Article Body:
A certification is a statement indicating the participation or completion
of the beholder to a significant event or affair. It becomes evident in
the form of a certificate, a letter-sized parchment or board paper
containing details on the certification granted to the awardees or
participant. Only authorized signatories confirm the veracity of every
certification.

There are different ways to award a certification. The significance of
the event often tells what the certification is all about. Events like
graduation, meetings, and trainings may award certification to its
participant.
The following discusses further the possible certification that can be
given to a person:

Diploma. A diploma is a certification that guarantees a student that he
or she has completed his education at a certain level. It is also a
passport to a job that he is applying for. Most importantly, it serves as
a living legacy of a person’s achievement through the years of completing
the recognized education system.

Certificate of Participation/Attendance. This certification is given to
people who have been involved in a scheduled meeting or seminar. The
event covers informative interaction between the host and the audience.
Commonly, this even lasts for only a day and for as long as one-week
depending on the coverage of information to be tackled. It is usually
organized for a specific group of people who are at par or interestedly
involved with the topics offered in that event.

Certificate of Completion. This certification is offered for people who
took short-term courses. Training is the most common example to have this
kind of certification. This event also covers a specific group of people
who needs to take such course for further advancement of knowledge in
their field. Training may last a week or up to a month depending on the
coverage of the topics. Examples of this are trainings attended by
seafarers, which are important before they can be admitted to work on a
vessel.

Professional Certification. This is awarded to people who have passed the
qualifying exams to acquire their distinction as a professional. This
certification is required by some companies for an applicant to be
admitted. This is a proof that a person is capable of performing the job
professionally having enough knowledge with the career he or she is
pursuing. Common example of this is the Microsoft certification. The
certification granted by Microsoft varies from different field of
expertise. One can acquire as much as he can as long as he has enough to
knowledge to pass the company’s exams.

Certificate of Recognition. This certification is usually awarded to
people who host a specific event or provides the support through
education. This is a recognition for their valuable support to their
participants. They are professionals in the field they are teaching
contributing more knowledge to the participants of th e event. They are
commonly referred as the guest speakers or trainers of an event.
Certificate of Merit. This is usually awarded to outstanding students or
participants of an event. The person who receives this has been active in
contributing knowledge or information to everybody in an event. The
person has also met the standard requirements more satisfactorily.