I hold several. What they all have in common is that maintaining quality and standards falls to the holder of the certs. The vendors are mostly concerned with revenue and profits. Some trainer certs can literally be bought for a few hundred dollars.
IT training has long been a specialization. It is not new. But what is relatively new is that IT trainers are seen as a commodity.
IT trainers have to be careful not to spend too much time in the classroom. Ironically, many companies hesitate to hire IT trainers as consultants or techs. Training is preceived to be divorced from actual skill and facility with the technology. Few understand that truly competent IT trainers represent a merging of these components.
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