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Designed for You
ICE's online courses are designed for all levels of credentialing professionals.

Written by credentialing experts,each online course features multiple modules with presentations, accompanying slides, links to additional resources, and learning checkpoints that allow participants to measure their learning. 

Earn Credit

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Upon completion of each full online course, you will receive a digital badge Digital badges allow anyone who views your badges to easily click to verify your credentials by providing a link to ICE metadata that cannot be falsified or duplicated.

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ICE Online Courses

Foundations of Assessment-Based Certificate Programs

This online course provides staff and volunteers basic knowledge and good practices for developing and administering an assessment-based certificate program.

Module topics include:

    • The Business of Credentialing–Certificate vs. Certification
    • Getting Started–Program Design and Structure
    • Adult Learning and Instructional Design
    • Assessment and Measurement Principles

Fundamental Topics in Certification

Use this course as a training tool for new certification staff or as on-boarding tools for volunteer leaders. Set up your staff and volunteers for success by providing them basic knowledge and good practices for administering a certification program. Modules can be purchased as a set or individually. 

Module topics include:

    • The Business of Certification
    • Program Governance and Operations
    • Policies and Procedures
    • Psychometric Concepts and Analyses
    • Assessment Development and Delivery
    • Legal Concepts Related to Credentialing

Advanced Topics in Certification

Guide your staff's conversations and decisions on expanding, elevating, or marketing your established program(s) differently with this course. Modules can be purchased as a set or individually. 

Module topics include:

  • Business of Certification
  • Psychometrics
  • Continuing Competence
  • Legal Issues
  • Credentialing Marketing for Non-Marketing Professionals

Considerations for International Expansion 

Designed for managers, directors, and other strategic decision-makers, this course provides the tools and resources you need to make a thoughtful decision on whether or not to expand your certification abroad, and guidance on how to execute your expansion plan.

Module topics include:

  • Why and How to Expand your Certification Programs Abroad
  • Legal Issues
  • Taking Your Certification International or Global

Certificate Program for the "Credentialing Specialist"

This online course provides a comprehensive curriculum designed for the individual who wants to gain insights into the eco-system of certification from a program's conception, through its development and delivery, to maintenance and improvement. 

The course includes eight modules, and participants who complete the program and pass course assessments earn a certificate as a "Credentialing Specialist."