Certification does matter a lot when it comes to professional accreditation. A certification from any A-grade institute is definitely an advantage. It needs far more than just good knowledge and writing skills to excel in the field. Writing nowadays need to align itself with the online trends. Writers need to rack their brains with the graphic designers and layout experts, technical guys to transform and deliver complex terms and knowledge into simple form of presentation.
All this requires a well thought after and a well-structured training followed by a certification which is a guarantee that the writer has a thorough understanding of his domain.
Here we present some of the best content writing certifications available for starters as well as industry professionals who want to move up a ladder.
Certified Digital Content Writer From Henry Harvin
The industry is short of credible certifications and mass communication was thought to be the only helpful course which covers a whole lot of other aspects besides focusing primarily on content writing. There is a shortage of specific courses but this one is the best certification available out of the few good ones.
- Module 1- Language Specifications
- Module 2- Internet Aspects
- Module 3- Content types and Formats
- Module 4- Academic Content Types
- Module 5- Communications and Content Strategy
- Module 6- Taking Content to Work
Training held by Senior Industry Professionals having extensive experience in Content Writing, Marketing and Strategy building.
Fee: Rs. 12,500
Duration: 4 day/32 hours Classroom Training and Certification
Brand Value: One of the few credible institutes offering diverse skill-centric courses that are trending in the market.
Validity of Certificate: Globally Accredited ‘Certified Digital Content Writer’. Course delivered by senior industry professionals.
Certification from Amity Institute of English Studies and Research
This is one of the reliable institutes offering courses on content writing to make professionals ready for the corporate world with a strong foundation in English. They teach English communication skills and business communication across 20 Amity institutes in India.
Duration: These courses range from 6 months to 1 year and require 10+2 examination or graduation depending on the course. Please check the website for further details.
Brand Value: Grade ’A’ private research, multi-campus university which has internationally accredited programs and ranks among the top 100 universities in Asia. They have a good list of campus visiting companies like –
- Aaj Tak
- Zee News
- Star News
- Sage Publication
Validity of Certificate: The certificate is widely recognized across industry and domains.
Certified Content Writer Certification From Vskills (VS-1012)
Vskills is a Govt. of India & Govt. Of NCT Delhi joint co-initiative. This makes the certification recognized in all the government related institutions and in qualifying exams conducted under various government bodies.
- Successful career through Content Writing
- Painting Cyber With Words
- Know Your Content When The Wordy Tide Gushes In
- Techniques Learnt
- Psst! Newcomers! Some Cool Tips… Time To Know Your
- Essential Models
- Writing Tips
- Undergo a Self-Discovery Trip to Know More
- Job Avenues in Industry
- How a Content writer is different from a writer’s
Duration: NO time commitment. It’s a flexible course where you get the hard copy study material, Access E-learning system and Videos after which students need to clear the exam.
Fee: Rs 3,499
Brand value of the institute: The unique advantage is that it’s a government’s initiative. The passed candidates have been placed in some good companies like TCS, HCL, Randstad etc.
Recognition and value of the certificate: Approved all over by the industry. Get tagged as V-skill certified professionals on Monster India and Shine.com.