CIW Database Design Specialist Certification

March 24, 2011 by · Comments Off on CIW Database Design Specialist Certification
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The CIW Database Design Specialist course provides introductory vendor-neutral training for individuals planning to pursue product-focused database specialization. This course introduces you to DB2, Oracle Database 11g, MS SQL and mySQL. You will also learn about Structured Query Language (SQL) and database optimization through normalization.

The CIW Database Design Specialist course prepares candidates to take the CIW Database Design Specialist exam, which if passed earns the individual the Database Design Specialist certification.

Candidates who also have the CIW JavaScript Specialist certification and the CIW Perl Specialist certification earn the advanced CIW Web Development Professional certification in addition.

To earn the CIW Database Design Specialist certification, you must take and pass three certification exams:
1D0-154: CIW Database Design Specialist

Target Audience

IT managers/directors
Application developers
Web development professionals
Software programmers
Enterprise developers

Skills Taught (Refer to course description for more details).

Relational database fundamentals
Database planning
Database design methodology, including logical and physical database design
Optimization and normalization
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Relational algebra
Transactions and database security

CIW Perl Specialist Certification

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The CIW Perl Fundamentals course teaches developers how to fully use the features of the Perl programming language in Web application development. These specialized Web language skills can help you begin or grow a career in advanced Web development and technologies.

The CIW Perl Fundamentals course prepares candidates to take the CIW Perl Specialist exam, which if passed earns the individual the CIW Perl Specialist certification.

Candidates who also have the CIW JavaScript Specialist certification and the CIW Database Design Specialist certification earn the advanced CIW Web Development Professional certification in addition.

To earn the CIW Perl Specialist certification, you must take and pass three certification exams:
1D0-437 :CIW Perl Specialist

Target Audience

Web developers
Software developers
Application programmers
Client/server developers
Desktop publishers

Skills Taught (Refer to course description for more details).

Perl language essentials, including syntax, regular expressions and data types
Perl code development, including accessing and manipulating files
Web site implementation, including database connectivity and debugging techniques

CIW JavaScript Specialist Certification

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The CIW JavaScript Fundamentals course teaches developers how to use the features of the JavaScript language to design client-side, platform-independent solutions. Students will also understand and use the most popular applications of JavaScript. These specialized Web language skills can help you begin or grow a career in advanced Web development and technologies.

The CIW JavaScript Fundamentals course prepares candidates to take the CIW JavaScript Specialist exam, which if passed earns the individual the CIW JavaScript Specialist certification.

Candidates who also have the CIW Perl Specialist certification and the CIW Database Design Specialist certification earn the advanced CIW Web Development Professional certification in addition.

To earn the CIW JavaScript Specialist certification, you must take and pass three certification exams:
1D0-435:CIW JavaScript Fundamentals

Target Audience

•Web developers
•Software developers
•Application programmers
•Client/server developers
•Desktop publishers

Skills Taught (Refer to course description for more details).

•JavaScript language essentials, including program flow control, form validation, image animation, frame targeting and cookie creation
•JavaScript code development, including writing programs and writing script for the JavaScript object model
•Web site implementation, including authoring and scripting, Web content creation, Web management and digital media tools

CIW Web Development Professional Certification

March 22, 2011 by · Comments Off on CIW Web Development Professional Certification
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The CIW Web Development Professional certification program is an ambitious journey for the individual who wants to excel in a career in Web and IT technologies. The essential combination of a front-end scripting language, a back-end programming language and the skills to integrate them with a database is what makes a Web Development Professional. Because of this diversity, this individual will become a valuable corporate IT team member.

To earn the CIW Web Development Professional certification, you must take and pass three certification exams:

CIW JavaScript Specialist (Exam 1D0-435)
CIW Perl Specialist (Exam 1D0-437)
CIW Database Design Specialist  (Exam 1D0-541)

Passing each of these exams earns you the related individual certification. If you pass all three exams, you will be awarded the advanced Web Development Professional certification in addition to the individual certifications.

Target Audience

•Web application developers
•Software developers
•Application programmers
•Client/server developers
•Web architects

CIW E-Commerce Specialist Certification

March 22, 2011 by · Comments Off on CIW E-Commerce Specialist Certification
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To stand out as an increasingly valuable member of a Web or marketing team, you need a working knowledge of e-commerce standards. The E-Commerce Strategies and Practices course is for the individual who already understands the foundations of Web technologies and wants to become proficient in e-commerce practices and site design.

The CIW E-Commerce Strategies and Practices course prepares candidates to take the CIW E-Commerce Specialist exam, which, if passed, earns the individual the CIW E-Commerce Specialist certification. Candidates who also pass the CIW Web Design Specialist exam earn the advanced CIW Web Design Professional certification.

The CIW Web Design Specialist credential comprises just one exam:
1D0-525: CIW v5 E-Commeroe Designer

Target Audience

•Web designers
•Internet consultants
•IT professionals
•Marketing professionals
•Web and graphic artists
•Business professionals
Skills Taught (Refer to course description for more details).

•E-commerce site development, including ways to conduct business online and manage the technical issues associated with constructing an e-commerce Web site
•E-commerce technology and security, including e-commerce technologies at various levels of sophistication, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, and practices for securing

your online transactions as well as your customers’ personal information
•E-commerce business, marketing and legal issues, including Web marketing strategies, online product promotion, and legal topics such as taxation and international shipping

CIW Web Design Specialist Certification

March 22, 2011 by · Comments Off on CIW Web Design Specialist Certification
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The CIW Web Design Specialist course is for the individual who wants to develop the skills necessary to specialize in Web site design. In this course, you will build upon your basic Web authoring skills to learn the essentials and best practices of Web design, including design theory, tools and technologies.

Students with little or no background in Web design should consider starting with the CIW Site Development Foundations course to learn the basics of Web site authoring and development.

The CIW Web Design Specialist course prepares candidates to take the CIW Web Design Specialist exam, which, if passed, earns the individual the CIW Web Design Specialist certification. Candidates who also earn the CIW E-Commerce Specialist certification earn the advanced CIW Web Design Professional certification.

The CIW Web Design Specialist credential comprises just one exam:
1D0-520 : CIW v5 Site Designer

Target Audience

•Web designers
•Internet consultants
•IT professionals
•Marketing professionals
•Web and graphic artists
•Business professionals

Skills Taught (Refer to course description for more details).

•Web site development essentials, including the site development process, customer expectations, and ethical and legal issues in Web development.
•Web design elements, including aesthetics, the site user’s experience, navigation, usability and accessibility.
•Basic Web technologies, including Hypertext Markup Language [HTML], Extensible HTML [XHTML] and extended technologies, image files, GUI site development applications, and site publishing and maintenance.
•Advanced Web technologies, including multimedia and plug-in technologies, client-side and server-side technologies, and Web databases.
•Popular production tools, including Microsoft Expression Web, and Adobe Dreamweaver, Fireworks and Flash.
•Design and development technologies, including Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Extensible Markup Language (XML), JavaScript, Java applets and Dynamic HTML.
•Current issues in Web design, including the extensibility of design tools, compatibility of these tools, open-source applications and the functionality of current Web browsers.

CIW Certifications

CIW is run by a for-profit company, Prosoft Learning, which, in turn, is owned by VCampus. According to Prosoft Learning, direction and content of the exams and courseware is influenced by a ‘CIW Advisory Council’, a group consisting of representatives from various academic and commercial enterprises.

CIW (Certified Internet Web Professional) program. CIW offers structured, reliable evidence of Web technology skills competency in several job-role areas, including Web Foundations, Web Design, Web Development and Web Security. CIW offers these job-role certifications in a three-tiered hierarchy of expertise levels: Associate, Specialist and Professional.

CIW certification tracks are vendor-neutral certifications for those who wish to accredit themselves with a certification that closely allies itself with particular job roles or skill sets in an Internet-based environment. CIW certifications are pitched toward anyone working in a web-based enviroment, from webmasters and database designers to server administrators and security specialists. For additional information, please visit the CIW Web site at http://www.ciwcertified.com/.

The list of CIW certifications are:

  1. CIW Associate – basic knowledge of Internet technologies, Web authoring with XHTML, project management, and network infrastructure and troubleshooting.
  2. CIW Professional – skills related to a particular discipline such as Web site design, security, server administration, application development or database management.
  3. Master CIW Designer – cutting-edge design concepts and tools, industry standard design tools such as Dreamweaver and Flash, site maintenance, authoring and scripting languages, content and digital media creation, and B2B and B2C e-commerce Web site standards.
  4. Master CIW Administrator – identification of network architecture, infrastructure and server administration, network administration skills and network security implementation.
  5. Master CIW Web Site Manager – basic networking, Web site design techniques, Web authoring and scripting languages, and server administration.
  6. Master CIW Enterprise Developer – Web-enabled enterprise application development, e-business solution implementation, database management, distributed object computing, scripting and programming languages, and language theory.
  7. CIW Database Design Specialist – foundational knowledge of common database platforms, plus universal database design principles and SQL.
  8. CIW Security Analyst – strategies and tools for protecting an organization’s assets and operations.

View All CIW Certifications:

Foundational

Web Foundations Associate*
  » Internet Business Associate*
  » Site Development Associate*
  » Network Technology Associate*

Design

Web Design Professional*
  » Web Design Specialist*
  » E-Commerce Specialist*

Development

Web Development Professional*
  » JavaScript Specialist*
  » Perl Specialist*
  » Database Design Specialist*

Security

  Web Security Associate*
  Web Security Specialist*
  Web Security Professional*
   Security Analyst

Misc

  CIW Professional
  Associate Design Specialist
  Master Designer
  Master Administrator
  Master Web Site Manager
  Master Enterprise Developer
  Grand Master Developer