Advanced Topics in Certification
Previously known as Certification 201
Designed for Staff of Fully-Developed Certification Programs
Use ICE's Advanced Topics in Certification online modules to guide your staff's conversations and decisions on expanding, elevating, or marketing your established program(s) differently.
The modules challenge you to take your program to the next level. The concepts and practices discussed in the modules are based on the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) Standards for Accreditation of Certification Programs. Modules may be purchased as a full package (with the option for multiple users) or individually.
Online Module Topics:
- Business of Certification
- Continuing Competence
- Legal Issues
- Credentialing Marketing for Non-Marketing Professionals
View the full content outline.
Enhanced, Online Format
Written by credentialing industry experts, each module features:
- interactive e-learning features that group together materials in logical frameworks that promote learning and increase retention
- links to external resources for further reading, including textbooks, websites, white papers, position papers, and research reports
- an end-of-module knowledge check
Upon completion of the full Advanced Topics in Certification course, you will receive a digital badge. Digital badges allow anyone who views your badges to easily click to verify your credentials by providing a link to ICE metadata that cannot be falsified or duplicated.
For single modules, a certificate of completion will be awarded upon completion of all of the modules within the package you purchased.
As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for 5 credits (single modules for 1 credit) toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.
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Advanced Topics in Certification FAQs
|Full Package: six month access
Includes all 5 modules for 2 separate users
|Individual Module: six month access
Includes 1 module of choice for 1 user
*Once a full package has been purchased, add additional users for only $250 per user. Offer to add additional users only valid in the year that the full package was purchased. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to verify your qualification.
**Once a full package has been purchased add additional users for only $350 per user. Offer to add additional users only valid in the year that the full package was purchased. Contact email@example.com to verify your qualification.
Each module averages forty-five minutes to ninety minutes in length. Completion time will vary based on the number of additional resources you access.
Full Package Purchases:
Please allow for up to three (3) business days for ICE staff to create learning licenses for your designated users. Access instructions will be emailed directly to those designated users: if they do not receive this email, please ask them to double-check spam folders and make sure that firstname.lastname@example.org is added to their safe-sender lists.
The online module and accompanying resources will be available for a six month period beginning on the date that ICE staff emails access instructions to the user.
Individual Module Purchases:
Access begins immediately.The module will be tied to the account of the ICE user who was logged in to make the purchase. Access instructions will be emailed to that user in an automated confirmation email upon receipt of payment: if you do not receive this email, please double-check your spam folders and make sure that email@example.com is added to your safe-sender list.
The online module and accompanying resources will be available for a six month period beginning on the date of purchase.
Please note: this button will take you to the Advanced Topics in Certification section of our online store. Scroll down to find the package that is best for you. Purchase of the modules indicates confirmation that you have read and agree to the Course Subscription Agreement.