Certificate course in IT field
At present IT sector is the important field that covers majority of the graduates. Information Technology sector provides employment for a large number of people is a widely known fact for everyone. IT field requires more man power but they didn't get exactly what they need. Below are the three departments which IT fields recruit for.
1. Software Development
2. Information Systems Management
3. Hardware Networking
So after a candidate complete his/her training they got posting in Software Programming Job, MIS Job or any Networking kind of Job. You will ranked higher or lower depending upon your skills and education. This education consists of two types: Long term and Short term.
Short term courses are generally 2 to 3 months duration certificate course or diploma course. This short term course will able to develop an individual basic computer skill or specialization in one subject depending on the course. Many engineering colleges will teach this kind of course. But they won't cover specialized course due to lack of trainers. There are some placement centers where they focus only on specialized courses.
Long term course are generally 1 to 3 years duration. For a week there will be class for five days with 4 to 5hrs per day. This kind of education will be provided through internet also. They will be provided with laptop and data card and they will facilitated with resource downloads.
Now here I will mention some certificate course which will be a short term or long term. This certificate course have high demand in current IT sector. This certificate is issued by Microsoft. This certificate is issued to those who can handle complex IT technologies. Below are some of the certificate course
Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA)
Microsoft Certified Master (MCM)
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
MCSE: Private Cloud
PMP (Project Management Professional)
VCP (VMware Certified Professional)
CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
All these certificates has high demand for the year 2013 and it will pay you high. For more details about the certification you can visit the respective official site. This skills were not taught in your graduate degree. So there will be less competition and more vacancies for this certificate holders. Some of the certificates have value only in foreign countries because still some technologies are not available in India.
How to choose a course?
Don't just join the course by looking at the pay. First analyze what this certification is about and think can you complete this certification. All this certificate exam fee will cost you high and don't simply join the course. Some of the certificates are interesting and the job will be minimal. Just search on the internet and surely there will be some forum about all the certification which I mentioned above. Some of you may be weak in programming, so don't get into such certification. You may pass the certification but you need to show your skills in your company you join. Your marks don't decide your salary, only your talent makes you to reach high.