About us

Sobre nós


ITCERTS is an independent certification organization that offers vendor-neutral certification programs to IT professionals worldwide. ITCERTS offers the most relevant and in-demand IT certification programs in accordance with the frameworks, standards, methods and set of best practices widely used in the IT industry.

We currently offer more than 70 certification programs in a wide range of areas, including Agile, Big Data, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Data Governance, DevOps, Data Protection, Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), Information Security, Privacy, Quality Management, and Sustainability. ITCERTS certification exams are developed and evaluated by qualified Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).

ITCERTS operates in accordance with the International Standard ISO/IEC 17024 (General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons) ensuring greater impartiality, reliability and security of its operations. ITCERTS is incorporated and headquartered in Ontario, Canada and it has regional offices in Lisbon, Portugal and São Paulo, Brazil.

ITCERTS online proctored exams allow you to conveniently and easily take your certification exams from the comfort of your home or office while being monitored by an offsite proctor.

Our certifications are recognized and accepted by leading organizations around the world. ITCERTS has delivered more than 100,000 exams worldwide.

ITCERTS Certification Programs


Artificial Intelligence Certifications

Information Security Certifications

Privacy and Data Protection Certifications

Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Certifications

Cybersecurity Certifications

Auditing, Consultancy and Project Management Certifications

Quality Management Certifications

Agile Certifications

DevOps Certifications

Big Data Certifications

Cloud Certifications

Sustainability Certifications

How to get certified

Como tirar as certificações da Itcerts


1

Browse our certification programs and choose your certification.

2

Discover the exam objectives and prepare for your exam.

3

Register for your online proctored exam.

4

Take your online proctored exam in the comfort of your home or office.

5

If you pass the exam, you receive your certification.

The Value of Certification


The 2023 Value of IT Certification Candidate Report published by Pearson VUE shares the perspectives and experiences of more than 21,000 professionals in 176 countries who prepared for and earned IT certifications amidst changing and challenging working conditions. The results indicate that in a world where greater demand for tech skills meets a global talent shortage, IT certifications are the ideal means to address both.

1. Candidates invest in certification to find better job opportunities - and many are rewarded for their efforts

Certification enables the acquisition of new skills qualifying candidates for better and more rewarding jobs.
  • 37% received salary increases after carring their certifications while and additiona; 36% still anticipate recewing one.
  • 27% accepted job promotions

35% EARNED A PAY INCREASE OR 20% OR MORE

2. Credentialed employees are more empowered and contribute greater value.

Certification increases mobolity for employees AND profitability for businesses.
  • Certification not only enhances candidates current work conditions, but also increa their ability to explore new job oppotunities.
  • Credentialed employees produce higher quality work and are more productive, which favorably impacts the bottom line.

92% OF CANDIDATES are more confident in their abilities and 81% habe more confidence to explore new job opportunities.

3. What’s behind the pursuit of IT certifications?

THE NEED TO RESKILL/UPSKILL 75%

Once again, a desire to gain skills, knowledge, and competence to improve employment opportunities was the top reason most survey respondents pursue certifications.

TO ENHANCE PROFESSIONAL PROFILES 62%

TO ADVANCE AND BE PROMOTED 59%

TO MAKE A JOB CHANGE 25%

4. inancial/monetary benefit of certification

37% of respondents received a salary increase after earning their credentials — a significantly higher number than the 28% who reported salary increases in our 2020 data set.

Of those who earned a pay increase 58% were rewarded within three months of receiving their certifications. That number jumped to 83% within six months.

The amount of pay raises has increased steadily since 2018. This year, 35% received pay increases of more than 20%, compared to just 20% in 2018 and 28% in 2020.

5. Other extrinsic (tangible) benefits

Besides more pay, after earning certification a growing number of respondents also received job promotions or new jobs, and many were accepted into programs they had applied to join.
  • 27% received job promotions
  • 25% were able to land a new job in the same industry thanks to earning new certifications
  • 14% found a new job in a different industry or company
  • 11% were accepted into the programs they applied for

6. Intrinsic (personal) benefits

In addition to the tangible benefits noted above, most respondents linked certification with intrinsic benefits such as feeling more confidence and determination, enjoying greater respect from peers, and experiencing an increase in both job satisfaction and autonomy.
  • 92% feel more confident in their abilities after earning certifications
  • 84% are more determined to succeed professionally
  • 79% feel more respected by their work peers
  • 78% are more satisfied with their jobs
  • 74% have greater work autonomy and independence

7. Future plans

IT certifications continue to prove valuable for those who pursue them. Most survey respondents plan to obtain additional credentials and also recommend the pursuit of certifications to others in the IT field.

Most respondents are likely to recommend certification and plan to recertify in the next 12 months.

89% are likely to recommend certification.

84% are likely to recertify in the next 12 months.

Why certify

Professionals Certifications programs aligned with International Standards Our certification programs are aligned with international standards such as ISO, ISO/IEC, and NIST


Entry-level to advanced-level certification programs

Our certification programs range from entry-level to advanced

Impartiality, reliability, and security of our certification processes.

Certification processes in accordance with internationally recognized standards such as ISO/IEC 17024, ISO/IEC 23988, and NCCA.

Certification programs constantly updated

Certification exams developed and constantly evaluated by qualified Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)

Relevant and in-demand professional certifications

Relevant and in-demand professional certification programs in accordance with the frameworks, standards, methods, and set of best practices widely used in the industry

Online Proctored Exams

Our certification exams are delivered online enabling candidates to take exams anytime from anywhere

Verifiable and Secure Digital Credentials

Our certifications and badges are issued and delivered using industry-leading Accredible’s digital credentials

Globally recognized certifications

ITCERTS certifications are internationally recognized and accepted by leading organizations around the world

Validity and authenticity

Employers can easily verify the certification's authenticity.

Good-for-Life Certifications

ITCERTS' certifications are considered good for life and do not expire.

Professionals Certifications programs aligned with International Standards

Our certification programs are aligned with international standards such as ISO, ISO/IEC, and NIST

Self-study

Study on your own terms, anywhere, anytime

Exams available in multiple languages

Our exams are available in English and Portuguese



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Frequently Asked Questions


  • How much does an ITCERTS certification exam cost?

    All exams are available for $150 USD each. Prices may vary slightly by region and currency exchange rates.

  • Are there any prerequisites to take the exams?

    There are no prerequisites to take the exams. ITCERTS recommends that candidates have at least six months of work experience in the area that the certification exam covers.

  • What is the exam retake policy?

    If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on the first attempt, there is no waiting period between the first and the second attempt. If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on the second attempt, the candidate must wait at least 7 days before retaking the exam for a third time. A candidate may not take a given exam any more than three times per year (12 months).

  • How do I register for an Online Proctored Exam?

    Visit the Online Proctored Exam registration page to find complete instructions.

  • Are there any mandatory training to take an exam?

    Training is recommended as part of your certification preparation, but it is not mandatory.

  • Which languages are the exams available in?

    Our exams are currently available in English and Portuguese.

  • Where can I take the exams?

    Exams are delivered online (Online Proctored Exams) and can be taken from anywhere in the world.

  • Do the ITCERTS certifications expire?

    ITCERTS certifications are considered good-for-life and do not expire.

  • How can a potential employer verify my certifications?

    Your employer can verify your certification on our certification verification page. Your certification number will be needed in order to process the verification.

Accredible

Por que tirar certificações com a Itcerts


ITCERTS certifications are issued and delivered using industry-leading Accredible’s digital credentials

ITCERTS certifications are issued and delivered using industry-leading Accredible’s digital credentials

One-click sharing

With one-click social media sharing options as well as LinkedIn, website, and email embedding.

Verifiable

Single-click verification makes third-party authentication quick and easy.

Secure

Accredible's bank-level encryption and Blockchain logging mean it’s impossible to fake your certificates.

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What's new

Notícias


The new ISO/IEC 27005:2022 Foundation certification is now available.

June 23, 2023

The new ISO/IEC 27005:2022 Foundation certification is now available.

June 23, 2023

The new ISO/IEC 27005:2022 Foundation Bridge certification is now available.

June 23, 2023

The new Advanced Level ISO/IEC 27002:2022 Technological Controls Lead Implementer certification is now available.

June 23, 2023

The new Management Consultancy Services Foundation (ISO 20700) is now available.

June 23, 2023

The new Management Consultancy Services Foundation (ISO 20700) is now available.

June 23, 2023

The new Project Management Foundation (ISO 21502) is now available.

June 23, 2023

The new Project Management Foundation (ISO 21502) is now available.

June 23, 2023

The new ISO 21502 Lead Project Manager is now available.

June 23, 2023

The new ISO 21502 Lead Project Manager is now available.

June 23, 2023

The new Advanced Level ISO/IEC 27002:2022 Technological Controls Lead Implementer certification is now available.

April 15, 2023

The new Advanced Level ISO/IEC 27002:2022 Technological Controls Lead Implementer certification is now available.

April 15, 2023

The new Advanced Level ISO/IEC 27002:2022 Physical Controls Lead Implementer certification is now available.

April 15, 2023

The new Advanced Level ISO/IEC 27002:2022 Physical Controls Lead Implementer certification is now available.

April 15, 2023

The new Advanced Level ISO/IEC 27002:2022 People Controls Lead Implementer certification is now available.

April 15, 2023

The new Advanced Level ISO/IEC 27002:2022 People Controls Lead Implementer certification is now available.

April 15, 2023

The new Advanced Level ISO/IEC 27002:2022 Organizational Controls Lead Implementer certification is now available.

April 15, 2023

The new Advanced Level ISO/IEC 27002:2022 Organizational Controls Lead Implementer certification is now available.

April 15, 2023

The new Quality Management Foundation (ISO 9001) certification is now available.

April 12, 2023

The new Quality Management Foundation (ISO 9001) certification is now available.

April 12, 2023

The new Cybersecurity Management Foundation certification is now available.

March 26, 2023

The new Cybersecurity Management Foundation certification is now available.

March 26, 2023

The new Advanced Level Information Security Controls (ISO/IEC 27002:2022) Lead Implementer certification is now available.

February 15, 2023

The new Advanced Level Information Security Controls (ISO/IEC 27002:2022) Lead Implementer certification is now available.

February 15, 2023

The new Privacy by Design Foundation (based on ISO 31700-1:2023) certification is now available.

February 12, 2023

The new Privacy by Design Foundation (based on ISO 31700-1:2023) certification is now available.

February 8, 2023

The new Privacy Risk Management Foundation (ISO/IEC 27557) certification is now available.

February 12, 2023

The new Privacy Risk Management Foundation (ISO/IEC 27557) certification is now available.

February 12, 2023

The new Cybersecurity Awareness Foundation certification is now available.

February 12, 2023

The new Cybersecurity Awareness Foundation certification is now available.

February 12, 2023

The new Sustainability Foundation certification is now available.

February 6, 2023

The new Sustainability Foundation certification is now available.

February 6, 2023

The new Sustainability Practitioner certification is now available.

February 6, 2023

The new Sustainability Practitioner certification is now available.

February 6, 2023

The new ITCERTS Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Foundation certification is now available.

January 31, 2023

The new ITCERTS Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Foundation certification is now available.

January 31, 2023

The new ITCERTS Personal Data Protection Foundation (based on ISO/IEC 29151) certification is now available.

January 31, 2023

The new ITCERTS Personal Data Protection Foundation (based on ISO/IEC 29151) certification is now available.

January 31, 2023

The new ITCERTS Cloud Security Foundation (based on ISO/IEC 27017) certification is now available.

January 23, 2023

The new ITCERTS Cloud Security Foundation (based on ISO/IEC 27017) certification is now available.

January 23, 2023

The new ITCERTS Cloud Privacy Foundation (based on ISO/IEC 27018) Foundation certification is now available.

January 23, 2023

The new ITCERTS Cloud Privacy Foundation (based on ISO/IEC 27018) Foundation certification is now available.

January 23, 2023

The new ITCERTS Information Security Controls Foundation Bridge (ISO/IEC 27002:2022) certification is now available.

November 25, 2022

The new ITCERTS Information Security Controls Foundation Bridge (ISO/IEC 27002:2022) certification is now available.

November 25, 2022

The new ITCERTS Information Security Management Foundation Bridge (ISO/IEC 27001:2022) certification is now available.

November 25, 2022

The new ITCERTS Information Security Management Foundation Bridge (ISO/IEC 27001:2022) certification is now available.

November 25, 2022

New ITCERTS Information Security Management Foundation (ISO/IEC 27001:2022) certification is now available.

November 5, 2022

New ITCERTS Information Security Management Foundation (ISO/IEC 27001:2022) certification is now available.

November 5, 2022

The new ITCERTS NIST Cybersecurity Framework Lead Implementer certification is now available.

October 22, 2022

The new ITCERTS NIST Cybersecurity Framework Lead Implementer certification is now available.

October 22, 2022

The new Privacy by Design (PbD) Foundation certification is now available.

September 30, 2022

The new Privacy by Design (PbD) Foundation certification is now available.

September 30, 2022

New ITCERTS Risk Management Frameworks stackable certification is now available.

May 1, 2022

New ITCERTS Risk Management Frameworks stackable certification is now available.

May 1, 2022

New ITCERTS Risk Management Frameworks stackable certification is now available.

April 28, 2022

New ITCERTS Risk Management Frameworks stackable certification is now available.

April 28, 2022

The new NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) Foundation certification exam in English is now available.

April 28, 2022

The new NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) Foundation certification exam in English is now available.

April 28, 2022

ITCERTS has redesigned its logo.

April 27, 2022

ITCERTS has redesigned its logo.

April 27, 2022

New ITCERTS Information Security Controls (ISO/IEC 27002:2022) Foundation certification exam available in English.

April 25, 2022

New ITCERTS Information Security Controls (ISO/IEC 27002:2022) Foundation certification exam available in English.

April 25, 2022

New ITCERTS Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) stackable certification available.

April 25, 2022

New ITCERTS Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) stackable certification available.

April 25, 2022

New ITCERTS Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing Foundation certification exam available worldwide.

April 12, 2022

New ITCERTS Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing Foundation certification exam available worldwide.

April 12, 2022

New ITCERTS Certified Cybersecurity Specialist stackable certification is now available.

April 12, 2022

New ITCERTS Certified Cybersecurity Specialist stackable certification is now available.

April 12, 2022

New ITCERTS Privacy by Design (PbD) Foundation certification exam in English is now available.

March 31, 2022

New ITCERTS Privacy by Design (PbD) Foundation certification exam in English is now available.

March 31, 2022

The new ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor certification is now available.

March 26, 2022

The new ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor certification is now available.

March 26, 2022

New ITCERTS advanced ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager certification exam validates the advanced knowledge of the of the ISO/IEC 27005.

March 12, 2022

New ITCERTS advanced ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager certification exam validates the advanced knowledge of the of the ISO/IEC 27005.

March 12, 2022

New ITCERTS advanced Information Security Management System (ISO/IEC 27001) Lead Implementer certification emphasizes the knowledge needed to effectively implement an Information Security Management System in accordance with the ISO/IEC 27001 standard.

December 4, 2021

New ITCERTS advanced Information Security Management System (ISO/IEC 27001) Lead Implementer certification emphasizes the knowledge needed to effectively implement an Information Security Management System in accordance with the ISO/IEC 27001 standard.

December 4, 2021

ITCERTS launches Privacy Framework Foundation (NIST) certification exam. The new exam will be available in English and Portuguese on November 30, 2021.

October 21, 2021

ITCERTS has launched the Information Security Governance Foundation (ISO/IEC 27014) certification exam.

October 21, 2021

ITCERTS has launched Cybersecurity Framework Foundation (NIST) certification exam.

September 30, 2021

ITCERTS has launched Cybersecurity Framework Foundation (NIST) certification exam.

September 30, 2021

ITCERTS has launched Information Security Audit Foundation (ISO/IEC 27007) certification exam.

September 27, 2021

ITCERTS has launched Information Security Audit Foundation (ISO/IEC 27007) certification exam.

September 27, 2021

ITCERTS has launched IT Security and Privacy Foundation certification exam.

June 19, 2021

ITCERTS has IT Security and Privacy Foundation certification exam.

June 19, 2021

ITCERTS has launched Business Risk Management Foundation (ISO 31000) certification exam.

June 1, 2021

ITCERTS has launched Risk Management Foundation (ISO 31000) certification exam.

June 1, 2021

ITCERTS has launched Business Continuity Management Foundation (ISO 22301) certification exam.

May 8, 2021

ITCERTS has launched Business Continuity Management Foundation (ISO 22301) certification exam.

May 8, 2021

ITCERTS has launched Compliance Management Foundation (ISO 37301) certification exam.

April 22, 2021

ITCERTS has launched Compliance Management Foundation (ISO 37301) certification exam.

April 22, 2021

ITCERTS has launched Privacy Impact Assessment Foundation (ISO/IEC 29134) certification exam.

December 18, 2020

ITCERTS has launched Privacy Impact Assessment Foundation (ISO/IEC 29134) certification exam.

December 18, 2020

ITCERTS has launched the Information Security Governance Foundation (ISO/IEC 27014) certification exam.

December 14, 2020

ITCERTS has launched the Information Security Governance Foundation (ISO/IEC 27014) certification exam.

December 14, 2020

ITCERTS launches Privacy Information Management Foundation (ISO/IEC 27701) Certification. The new exam will be available on August 23, 2020.

August 2, 2020

ITCERTS launches Privacy Information Management Foundation (ISO/IEC 27701) Certification. The new exam will be available on August 23, 2020.

August 2, 2020

ITCERTS launches SRE Essentials Certification. The new exam will be available on October 21, 2019.

September 28, 2019

ITCERTS launches SRE Essentials Certification. The new exam will be available on October 21, 2019.

September 28, 2019

ITCERTS launches new Privacy Essentials (ISO/IEC 29100) certification. The Privacy Essentials certification exam based on ISO/IEC 29100:2011 will be available later this year.

September 15, 2019

ITCERTS launches new Privacy Essentials certification. The Privacy Essentials certification exam based on ISO/IEC 29100:2011 will be available later this year.

September 15, 2019

ITCERTS has partnered with Accredible to issue secure, verifiable, and easily shareable digital credentials.

August 31, 2019

ITCERTS has partnered with Accredible to issue secure, verifiable, and easily shareable digital credentials.

August 31, 2019

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