ITIL - Types Of Certification And Where To Get Training

Published: 12th August 2011
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ITIL or Information Technology Infrastructure Library or IT Infrastructure Library is a program that is used worldwide, and especially in Europe to help manage the IT service. Because it is a program used worldwide, you might reach a point in your career when you realize that you need to learn more and be trained in ITIL.

Some companies provide training for their employees in this area, however if you are not a part of those fortunate few and want to train and be certified in ITIL, then there are some things you would need to know.

You can find ITIL training programs online. They are easy and affordable, and allow you to study at your own pace in your own time. Apart from this, there are many other benefits to studying online which you will find depending on which training package you choose.

When it comes to being ITIL certified however, you need to be aware that you will need to reach certification at different levels. The first level of ITIL certification is the ITIL foundation certification, in IT service management. Just like in any other course, this level helps show that you have a basic understanding of what ITIL is, and understand its different terms and concepts.

The second level of certification is Practitioner certificate, in IT service management. In this level you must practically prove that you can carry out certain important functions such as, release and control, support and restore and so on.

The third and final level of certification is called the IT service manager certification. This level, like most high level certifications, tests your complete knowledge of ITIL, which means it tests not only if you know the basics, but also the practical aspect and your negotiation as well as presentation skills.

Just reading the levels might sound scary or even a little daunting, but once you visit the websites, and see all the methods that are available for studying, and the support that you will receive in the process of receiving your certification, it is not so intimidating. So if you want to receive an ITIL certification, and are unsure about where to begin just go online and do a through research. Within five minutes you will be on your way to learning all there is that you need to know, about how to receive your certification.

If you're ready to start your ITIL Training & Certification, we have more great tools and resources on our website

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