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Certification Courses Should Balance Preparation With Education

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    Certification Courses Should Balance Preparation With Education

    When it comes to certification courses, it’s a delicate balancing act: You need to prepare your students for the exam, but you also want to educate them more broadly. “I am not a fan of teaching to a test,” said Scott Bachrach, vice president of operations for Mobile Training & Education (MT&E), a provider of technical and workforce training. “That takes a class from being about education to being about preparation. “A lot of people who have experience in these fields have gaps in their knowledge, and that’s natural. Taking a course where you have educational value allows you to fill those gaps.” But that doesn’t downplay the importance of certifications. Bachrach believes they give professionals credibility and a leg up.

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