EXIN Certificate Advice
Continuing your education - following training, passing exams, earning certificates - is the key to better job opportunities and/or a higher salary. In IT the more certificates you have, the better your chances of earning a higher wage: on average, certificates offer a 20% pay boost over a high school diploma.
And research has shown that 63% of hiring managers feel that certified professionals are more productive then their non-certified peers and are therefore inclined to hire the job applicant with the certificate. Certification demonstrates your commitment to IT practices. Having certified professionals will boost companies’ credibility within the industry and it will save them money in support costs.
23 representative ICT Profiles
To help you choose the right Certification EXIN uses the 23 ICT Profiles of the CEN Workshop on ICT Skills to map it's
portfolio. These Profiles,
combined with e-competences from the e-CF, provide a clear picture of the best suited Certification for each specific Profile.
Business Information Manager
Proposes plans and manages functional and technical evolutions of the Information System within the relevant business domain.
Chief Information Officer
Develops and maintains Information Systems compliant to business and organisation’s needs.
ICT Operations Manager
Manages operations, people and further resources for the ICT activity.
Quality Assurance Manager
Guarantees that Information Systems are delivered according to organization policies (quality, risks, Service Level Agreement.
ICT Security Manager
Manages the Information System security policy.
Manages project to achieve optimal performance that conforms to original specifications.
Plans, implements and manages solution provision.
Analyses Information System for improving business performance
Analyses requirements and specifies software and systems.
Designs and maintains the Enterprise Architecture.
Plans and is accountable for the implementation and integration of software and/ or ICT systems.
Builds/codes ICT solutions and specifies ICT products according to the customer needs.
Digital Media Specialist
Creates websites and multimedia applications combining the power of
digital technology with use of graphics, audio, photographic
and video images.
Designs and performs testing plans.
Designs and implements, or monitors and maintains databases.
Administers ICT System components to meet service requirements.
Maintains and repairs hardware and software on client premises.
Ensures the alignment of the network, including telecommunication and/or
computer infrastructure to meet the organization’s communication needs.
Service Desk Agent
Provides first line telephone or email support to clients with technical issues.
Supports understanding of how new ICT technologies add value to a business.
Senior focal point for client sales and customer satisfaction.
Educates and trains ICT professionals and practitioners to reach predefined standards of ICT technical /business competence.
ICT Security Specialist
Ensures the implementation of the organizations security policy.