What are the additional benefits for EITCI Institute’s General Members:
- Formal EITCI Instiute affiliation improving your professional profile and CV.
- EITCI Institute’s General Membership can be indicated as your professional position in your CV and career related social network, such as LinkedIn.
- This will bring highly valuable increase of your IT related expertise exposition on the international level.
- Official recognition as the Member of the European IT Professionals association will support your specialized IT related profile and will be helpful in your further career development both in the EU and your country of residence.
- Formal membership in the EITCI Institute will improve your professional recognition and will prove your international engagement.
- It will position you strategically in the developing Digital Society and will open new opportunities of employment, also in the European Union.
- If you are not an EU citizen, becoming formally acknowledged EITCI Institute’s General Member will support the EU Visa procedures for professional admission in the EU (more information on Visa procedures can be found at XXX).
What will be your options for contracted and paid-for cooperation as EITCI Institute’s Member:
- As an EITCI Institute Member you are qualified to become EITC/EITCA Certification representative in your country. You will be provided with your own reference DSJC access links and DSJC information materials which you can publish or send to your contacts. For facilitation of communication upon your EITCI Institute representation you will receive additionally to your official EITCI Institute’s email also a personal Brussels based (Belgian +32 area code) mobile phone number redirectable to your personal mobile phone.
- Professional profile exposition as official position of General Member of EITCI Institute (noted on LinkedIn etc.).
Then the DSJC EITC/EITCA Certification fees of all qualified individuals who used your affiliate DSJC access links will be accounted to you under a 50% commission terms, meaning that you will get paid 50% of the fee for each Certification Programme enroled for by all the participants who learnt about the DSJC initiative from you. If for example due to your blog, a local job-board, national classifields, some internet forum posts or just spreading the word to your contacts 20 persons decide to enrol for EITC Certifications and 10 persons decide to enrol in EITCA Academy Programmes under DSJC support action, you will be accounted 20 * 50% * 22 Euro and 10 * 50% * 55 Euro = 495 Euro. As EITCI Institute Member with Affiliate status you may become national EITCI Institute’s representative in your country. To this extent you can then enter initiate cooperation with your local institutions of education and jobs market. You will be provided partnership inquiry communication letters which you can send to local schools, universities, training centers, human resources and work agencies, inviting all these institutions to participate in the DSJC action of the European EITC/EITCA Certification dissemination under 25%-25% commission terms sharing between you and these institutions. This means than you can scale your projected monthly income from hundreds Euro to thousands Euro depending on the scale of initiated cooperation (for example assuming that due to initiated partnership with your local education institutions and companies there are about 200 participants accessing the DSJC programme monthly and half of them are enroling for EITC Certification while other half for EITCA Academy you would be entitled to 1925 Euro monthly with another 1925 Euro of the commission going to the partnered institutions, with prospects to further increase the volume by initiating futher local or nation-level partnerships and spreading of the information about the Programme in your city or country). If you actions as EITCI Institute representative are successful you can be invited to a Board of Directos function for your country and find a stable employment at EITCI Institute helping organize it’s local institutionalized presence.
EITC/EITCA Unlimited Certification Access:
the Member Card under validity terms of your EITCI Membership admits a full and free of charge access to all Certification Programmes (EITC and EITCA Programmes) of the EITCI Institute (both current and future Programmes).
- As an EITCI Institute Member you are entitled to issuing a personal Member Card with your name, photo, personal details and EITCI Membership details, as well as Member verification QR Code (standard issue and postal fees apply for the EITCI Institute Member Card).
- The EITCI Membership card contains system for seamless mobile validation of your EITCI Institute Membership as well as your Certifications.
- EITCI Institute Membership cards (standard issue and postal fees apply for the Member Card).
EITCI Membership Conditions:
You don’t have to be IT professional. It is sufficient that your either your education or current job does relate to digital technologies and you would like to participate in the dissemination of digitization. EITCI Institute Membership will shift your professional position to a new level supporting your further career with current or future employer.
European Information Technologies Certificates Fully Online Validation
After you obtain your Certificate, you will never loose it. EITCI Institute will keep it safe and always accessible for you online.
Whenever you need it, you can validate your EITC/EITCA Certificate on-line at the EITCI Institute' website https://eitci.org/validate or on-the-fly by a seamless QR code scan with a mobile device.
Thus you can always summon a proof of having a formal attestation of your digital skills according to the Certificate curricullum along with your results in no-time. While validating your EITC/EITCA Certificates you can access Certification Supplements and download all documents (along with all the relevant Certifications issued to your name) in a PDF format or request additional authorized paper copies delivery by international postal service.
Watch the video below to check on how you can validate your Certificate instantly with a mobile phone with any standard, free QR scanner app. Both certification ID and your credentials are encrypted into a QR code printed on the Certificate. Take advantage of the EITC/EITCA Certification instant online validation using your mobile phone, e.g. during a job interview to impress your recruiter, presenting skills with proven formal attestation from Brussels, EU.
Scan the examplary QR code above yourself to check how the European IT Certification validation works or just click on it if you don't have a phone handy. This example is for the EITC Certification validation but you can also check how the EITCA Certification validation works (EITCA Certificate can be validated independently from the validation of all of its constituent EITC Certications, which can be validated from the EITCA Certificate level).
To manually validate your Certificate you will need to go to https://eitci.org/validate and input the Certificate's ID and the Holder last name (refer to the examples given below).
On the screenshot below you can see an exemplary validation of the EITC Certification.
Integrating EITC / EITCA Certificates with Your Professional Social Network
What do you do when you earn your IT Certification? Aside from putting it in your traditional CV, you'd want to showcase it on your professional social network. With EITC / EITCA you can levarage on the seamless integration with a leading global network for your career: LinkedIn.
Wait, just no account yet? Well, perhaps it's a high time to finally register one. EITCI Institute upon partnering with Microsoft's LinkedIn has integrated EITCA Academy along with EITC Certification standard with a platform's professional career profile presentation under official LinkedIn's acknowledgement and verification of added EITC/EITCA Certificates. Thanks to this integration EITCA and EITC Certificates holders are now able to add these personalized formal competencies attestements in an acknowledged way with the relevant European IT Certification logo, formal credentials and online proof of validity for an improved professional recognition.
EITCI Institute had implemented integration with the LinkedIn network in order to increase a general recognition of the EITC / EITCA EU IT Certification standard on the globally reaching, leading social network for professionals. In due process EITCA Academy was added in the LinkedIn's interface as an accredited academic institution dedicated to dissemination and attesting of IT competencies internationally in the EU and abroad, resulting with EITC/EITCA Certifications official endorsement and recognition by the LinkedIn professional networking platform. This means that all interested EITCA Academy alumnis and EITC/EITCA Certification holders may now add their Certifications including seamlessly integrated validation links (individually obtained at https://eitci.org/validate at the bottom of the validation webpage accessed after providing relevant Certificate data) containing individual Certificates' secured ID validation-access data. LinkedIn's system will automatically recognize those Certifications as linked with EITCA Academy official credentials and a relevant logo will be displayed on your professional profile documenting your formal IT education in Brussels, EU (thus increasing your job market competitiveness).
To learn more on integrating your EITC/EITCA Certifications with your professional LinkedIn social network profile watch the detailed video presentation below:
The European Information Technologies Certification Academy (EITCA) along with the European Information Technologies Certification (EITC) standard is an implementation of the European Commission's Digital Agenda for Europe upon the Europe 2020 Strategy in critical for Digital Society development of the EU IT Competencies Certification framework and its dissemination. The EITC/EITCA Certification is available for individuals worldwide fully on-line from Brussels under official governance of the European Information Technologies Certification Institute (EITCI), an accreditation and certification institution upon the EITC/EITCA EU reference standard.
Beyond the EITC Programme, EITCA Academy since 2008 issues official EU EITCA IT Certificates referenced to as equivalent with the level 6 of the EQF (the European Qualification Framework). Academic education within the EITCA Academy is also carried out under the ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) for European higher education institutions. EITCA Academy has bilateral agreements with multiple EU universities on mutual recognition of relevant educational curriculums, enabling students from those universities to undertake some parts of their academic conduct in EITCA Academy. EITCA Academy actively participates in the new Erasmus+ European academic students exchange and EU funded IT internships programmes.
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