Importance of being certified from authorized body
Do you know what certification is?
I could say “It is the confirmation of certain competencies of a job role, technology or object” and this confirmation is from some authorized body, governance body etc.
Today, certification is mandatory into all types of professions and industries. It is helpful to advance your skills and competencies. After certification an employee will get knowledge about particular stream or technology in a disciplined manner which is authorized by a governance body. It is also beneficial for employer to evaluate potential resources, services and select best suitable employee for their purpose.
Sometimes there is a debate between two topics “Certification by authorized body Vs real life experience”. Unarguably work experience is highly desirable in any IT or job industry. Here one can get in depth knowledge about particular project and hands on experience of actual real time problems and solutions. Work experience will train somebody to perform a certain job; however it doesn’t mean an individual will get right kind of knowledge. Especially while working in IT field; everyday there are up gradations in technology. An IT professional can’t assure the guaranty of best practices and processes he or she learned on the job. Irrespective of experienced resource or certified resource; any IT Company will just focus on the final product and consistency in the results.
Certification is an important measurement tool for HR or hiring managers for choosing a right and suitable candidate for them. However both certification and job experience add value to individuals.
There are some benefits of professional certifications like:
Benchmarking or appreciation in global market:
An individual might be working in particular field from 10 years or 20 years because of job security or steady payments. But when a professional will gain a certification from particular authorized body; it shows that he or she is doesn’t want a job but interested in building a career path. A certified professional get good value in the global market.
In depth knowledge
A certification process and syllabus has been designed by authorized body. These authorized body team is composed of expertise and industry professionals with decades of experience. These professionals are aware about current market trends and technology. It ensures that a person who is getting trained from that professional body will get in depth knowledge about that particular stream.
These certification syllabus and processes are always getting updated with current market trends. They are practicing recent developments and trends in the market. So when you follow these standards; you keep yourself updated with latest market trends.
In the market there are lots of institutes who are clamming to give training and certification at competitive prices. Based on individual need one can opt for the certification.