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Insights and Trends on Micro Certifications

Posted on February 20, 2017 by ColetteWladykaColetteWladyka

Linux Academy and Cybrary survey 6,000 IT professionals on experiences with micro certification. Results offer insight into learning preferences, certification in the workforce, training costs, and trends.



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3 years ago

What is a Micro Certification? What is an example of one?

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3 years ago

A Micro Certification is just a cert regarding only one small topic. For example, how to do subnetting. Or what is TCP/IP. It’s like watching a bunch of youtube videos and then doing a test at the end of it. For some people it’s great for others its pretty dumb. Myself, I find its good for my personal interests, and if someone out there thinks its legit enough to hire me for it… well then bonus!

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3 years ago

Aside from Linux Academy and Cybrary, what are some reputable sources of microcertifications?

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3 years ago

That is a good question…


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