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How can I earn continuing education credits?

I’ve recently decided to find ways I can enhance my professional capabilities. With help of my friends, I’ve learned that I could earn the continuing education credits I needed by pursuing different education and training programs. I would like help coming up with extended education programs I can enroll into to confirm my participation in particular professional training. I would like suggestions of where I can obtain high-quality delivery and materials that would assist me to obtain credits. I would appreciate any information that will give me insight on how I can attain continuing education certificate.

Samantha Barber

in Higher Education

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Kevin Sutter on October 29, 2018

I have applied for continuing education programs in an attempt to obtain credits and attain professional development. I have managed to earn a substantial amount of credits that has positively impacted my career. Individuals try to find ways to enhance their professional competence in their careers by attending training programs to earn credits. When you decide to extend your education, you will have a platform to network with individuals in the same working field as you. You will be able to learn and share an experience which is effective to help you grow in your career. You also have an opportunity to learn theoretical and practical knowledge you can implement in your profession.

There are different accredited providers you can apply to get an education certificate. After completing these programs, they are provided with credits that act as proof of professional development. A person can increase their professional value by presenting these certificates when making job applications or as an evidence of training to their employers. Education credits are earned in the form of continuing education units. For an individual to earn these units, they are expected to spend time undertaking continuing education courses or participating in professional development activities. Some of the ways you can earn continuing education credit are by attending conferences, seminars, live webcasts, meetings and other networking events for continued education programs.

  • Undertaking undergraduate credit courses

Certificate programs you attend can also add up to your educational credentials. Continuing education program are fundamental in case you want to achieve certification in a certain training program.

  • Completing online training courses

Many people are turning to online training programs to achieve their target education credit. Different online lessons are offered to people and they can take and obtain credits at the end of the program.

  • Attending professional seminars and workshops

Short-term training programs like conferences and workshops also offer certificates and credit at the end of the program. Apart from in-depth knowledge in the field of expertise, you will also earn credit equivalent to the hours spent undertaking the course units.

  • Completing continuing adult education courses offered by professional associations

Applying for adult education courses will give you an opportunity to gain valuable new skills. Apart from the skills, you will have a chance to build your foundational knowledge and add value to your previous educational experiences. At the end of your course, you will be awarded a continuing education graduate certificate that is worth some credits.

Karen Wrighta year ago

I have obtained numerous continuing education credits by undertaking programs that awarded me certificates after completion of the program. I agree that training and adult education programs have been helpful in providing individuals with the credit they require. Three credits I own are from undertaking online training courses after which I was issued with a certificate which is acceptable, and I presented it to my employers as a proof of my professional competence. You can also earn professional credentials from training for a teaching course. Teaching training programs like in adult learning could assist you in earning credit. You will learn on how to instruct adults in class and also design educational materials for them. You can also become actively involved in professional societies. Taking part in advocacy group work and voluntary agencies could earn your skills and experience in different specialties. Some of these programs also offer relevant certificates and credit you can make use in your career advancement. 

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