There is a growing demand for certified professionals in the blockchain space. Companies, investors, and developers require certification as a means of validating a person’s skill set. Until recently, the blockchain space lacked this simple, but essential, factor. Now, thanks to firms such as the Blockchain Training Alliance, the industry is set to change.
The Blockchain Training Alliance
The Blockchain Training Alliance is an international organization that specializes in training and certifying blockchain professionals. The group has training facilities all over the globe including LA, Chicago, Hong Kong, Germany, UK, and Malaysia, just to name a few. The company is headquartered in California.
Those interested in pursuing a career in the blockchain space have a number of ways to get involved. The Blockchain Training Alliance offers instructor-led classes at each of their facilities. Also, the courses are available online. You can get certified from the comfort of your own home. Your certification lets the world know you are blockchain professional.
These classes offered by the firm cover the full gambit of the blockchain space from understanding distributed ledgers to programming smart contracts. The curriculum covers multiple blockchains including Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Corda. Below are the five types of certification offered at this time.
Blockchain Business Foundations CBBF
The CBBF course covers the basics of the blockchain business sector. You will learn general blockchain knowledge, applicable uses for the technology, and how the network functions. Additionally, blockchain business use cases are studied.
Blockchain Solution Architect CBSA
The CBSA course improves your understanding of blockchain architecture. You learn how to communicate with a team of blockchain professionals. You also gain an understanding of what types of blockchains are better suited for certain tasks. This certification covers the use of permissioned and public blockchains in the space as well.
Blockchain Security Professional CBSP
The CBSP course immerses you into the world of blockchain security. Here you learn the fundamentals of the blockchain consensus mechanisms, smart contracts, risk assessment, and vulnerabilities. This course takes you through the schemes of blockchain hackers and shows you how to make your platform safe.
Blockchain Developer Ethereum CBDE
The CBDE course focuses on the Ethereum blockchain. You learn how to program smart contracts using Solidity. Also, you are introduced to the essential tools, limits, and fee structure of the Ethereum blockchain. In this class, you learn how to program smart contracts. The course includes how to launch your own ERC-20 token.
Blockchain Developer Hyperledger Fabric CBDH
The CBDH course introduces you to the Hyperledger blockchain. You learn how to program production ready applications. This course also includes learning how to write, integrate, and test chain code using Go or NodeJS. Also, there is a section focused on understanding the Hyperledger Composer and how it can simplify your tasks.
Get Certified and Advance Your Career
The blockchain space continues to expand rapidly into the traditional marketplace and today, certified professionals are in high demand. The Blockchain Training Alliance seeks to create a standardized certification for the entire cryptocommunity. Your certification provides undeniable proof of your blockchain skills.
BIG is proud to welcome the Blockchain Training Alliance into our ever-growing network of professionals. Together, the future of the blockchain space looks brighter every day.
Note: The Blockchain Training Alliance is a Blockchain Industry Group (BIG) Gold Partner.
The Blockchain Industry Group (BIG) is pleased to be able to collaborate with the Blockchain Training Alliance to provide a $100 Discount to our BIG Members.