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Certified Computing Professional
Certified Computing Professional (CCP) is a designation awarded by the Institute for Certification of Computing Professionals (ICCP) to individuals who have proven their knowledge and skills in information technology (IT) and agreed to abide by ICCP's Code of Ethics, Conduct and Good Practice.
CCP certification can be earned in a variety of IT fields and specialties, including:
Why is CCP Certification Important?
Computer programming and system analysis are two of the most dynamic professions in Florida and throughout the United States. The Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks both in its top five list of fastest growing occupations, and a recent Information Technology Association of America survey estimates that 10 percent of the IT jobs nationwide are unfilled. As a result, there is a high demand for professionals with these skills.
Earning CCP certification is becoming a vital step for those entering a technology field. It can help you:
CCP certification is internationally recognized. It is often used as a hiring criterion by some of the world's leading technology corporations. Employers know that a Certified Computing Professional:
With CCP certification, you have access to a broad range of career options within the IT industry. You can choose to focus your attention on a specific field or diversify your skills across a number of areas.
How Do I Earn CCP Certification?
To earn a CCP certification, you must complete the following three steps:
How Can Seminole State Help Me Prepare for the CCP Certification Exams?
Seminole State does not have a designated CCP certification preparation program. However, the courses offered through the Network Technologies and Computer Programming and Analysis programs can help you prepare for the exams.
The aforementioned courses are designed to help you prepare for a specific exam. You must pass the exams to earn CCP certification. Passing the courses does not guarantee that you will pass the exams.
What Career Opportunities Can I Explore With CCP Certification?
The way CCP certification can help you in your career depends on the exams you choose to take. For example, if you pass the specialty exams in Procedural Programming and Systems Programming, your logical career options would involve computer programming and application development. Passing exams in Business Information Systems and Data Resource Management, on the other hand, would best prepare you for a career in information systems management or database administration.
For more information on career opportunities or for assistance with job placement, please visit the Seminole State Career Development Center website.
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