Web Design, E-Commerce & General Internet
The CompTIA i-Net+ certification is a vendor-neutral exam that validates a baseline of technical knowledge of Internet web design, Intranet, Extranet and e-commerce technologies. The CompTIA i-Net+ exam is specifically designed to certify Internet and e-commerce technical professionals responsible for positions in the maintenance of Internet, Intranet and Extranet infrastructure and services, as well as the development of Web Design related applications.
The CIW Master Designer program consists of a series of 3 courses, each representing a different Internet job role. The prerequisite course is completion of the CompTIA i-Net+ exam or the CIW Foundations exam. The 2nd and 3rd course requirements are the Site Designer and E-Commerce Designer exams.
Job responsibilities of the Site Designer include: Implementation of and maintenance of hypertext-based web design using authoring and scripting languages; creating web content; using web management tools and digital tools; and applying human factors principles to web design.
The E-Commerce Designer's job responsibilities include: designing and implementing commerce driven web sites; identifying customer needs; monitoring customer usage patterns; determining order processing and services after sales; and considering how e-business solutions might increase sales.
The successful completion of all 3 exams is necessary to be awarded the CIW Master Designer Certification.
Certified graduates of the E-Commerce Certified Professional program possess the skills and knowledge critical to designing and building a complete e-commerce site. Taking advantage of the latest tools and enterprise deployment technologies, including Intershop, Commerce Server, and XML, they learn to build shopping cart applications, secure the transmission and orders of payments, and process credit card transactions. Less rigorous deployment technologies studied include SalesCart Pro, and Cart32.
Other subject areas studied include: 1) interfacing a product database to a shopping cart, 2) importing data using SQL 2000, and 3) implementing shopping baskets using Active Server Pages.