I wanted to know which is the best Certification course which gives a proper knowledge about Joomla! in and out .
I wanted to pursue a career in Joomla! as Professional Web Designer and Developer, Please suggest me some Certifications . Thank you !
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Certifications prove nothing as @Brian has already mentioned. I have absolutely zero qualifications in computer science or development and believe it or not, I actually failed I.T (computers) at A-level when I was 18, yet I'm still a full time developer and got where I am from experience.
Showing on paper that you can answer +-40 questions about a CMS doesn't compete against a full portfolio of bespoke websites with custom designs and extensions, especially when you're self taught.
I'm not entirely sure if you're new to just Joomla or new to the whole development world, however if you are new to development in general, one piece of advice I will give is, don't simply stick to Joomla development. Always go back to the root which is what Joomla is written in. PHP
There are also currently no official Joomla certifications. There is a Certification Team that is working on a set of certifications with the help of the community. They are crafting the exams and subject matter based on real world experience by real world developers.
We agree as a team that there are reasons to have a certification. Certainly, those of us who work on the bespoke websites don't need them. However, it might be a nice way of weeding out candidates for corporate site administration and so forth.
Really, it's a fine line and the team is trying to walk it.
Your work will be far better evidence of your skills than a certificate. Anyone can buy a certificate saying they can do anything at all, making them worthless.
Practice your skills by making sites, learning from what you see on the web and make something epic. I'd put money on the fact that none of the superstar web designers in the world today have a certificate even vaguely related to web design.
Although this isn't a certification program, if you are serious about making a living Joomla!ng then I highly recommend Joomla [programmer] by Mark Dexter and Louis Landry
That book will give you a strong foundation on how J! works. There is also a new book that is targeted at J!3.x, but I haven't read it yet, so I cannot make A recommendation for it.
You might also benefit from reading Domain Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the heart of software (Eric Evans) and Clean Code (Robert C. Martin)
These there books combined will put you ahead of at least half the J! Completion out there at the moment.
I hope this helps.
There has been a team working on an official certification path for Joomla. You can learn more about it at https://certification.joomla.org/administrator-exam
You can check more info about the Official Joomla! Certification Program and available
dates in: https://certification.joomla.org
At the time of this post*(May 2016)* these are the Certifications planned:
Today the available certification is called "Joomla! Administrator Exam"
Find a learaning guide with the topics covered here: Learning Guide
These topic include: