What is certification?

  • (noun): Validating the authenticity of something or someone.
    Synonyms: authentication
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Certification refers to the confirmation of certain characteristics of an object, person, or organization. This confirmation is often, but not always, provided by some form of external review, education, assessment, or audit. Accreditation is a specific organization's process of certification.

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Beriev Be-103 - Design and Development - Certification
... The Be-103 received its Federal Aviation Administration type certification on 21 July 2003 at the EAA AirVenture airshow in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, where the ... The type certificate was handed over by the FAA's co-chairman of regulations and certification, Nicholas Sabatini ... The obtaining of FAA certification allows official sales of the Be-103 to begin in the USA and Canada ...
Types of Certification
... Academic degree Professional certification Product certification and certification marks Cyber security certification Digital signatures in public-key ...
American Institute Of Certified Planners - Certification
... with the highest rate of graduates earning their certifications ... http//www.planning.org/certification/passrates/index.htm ...
Nortel Certifications
... Nortel Certifications are IT Professional certifications for Nortel products and IEEE standard technologies ... There were two major levels of certification, Specialist and Expert ... The certification exams were administered at Prometric testing centers ...
Microsoft Certified Application Developer - Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) - Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS)
... This certification program has the most current set of Microsoft Office examinations for Office 2007 ... This certification has been retired ... passing the Office 2007 exams are now awarded the MOS "Microsoft Office Specialist" certification ...

More definitions of "certification":

  • (noun): The act of certifying or bestowing a franchise on.
    Synonyms: enfranchisement