PHP and Zend Framework Certifications
Zend Certifications set the industry standard for PHP certifications, recognizing outstanding expertise and delivering a measure of distinction for PHP and Zend Framework developers. Utilizing exam topics specified by an international board of top PHP experts, core contributors and community members, Zend Certification sets apart the developer who has mastered PHP and Zend Framework for practical applicability.
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Zend PHP Certification
Differentiate yourself and give your career a boost by becoming a Zend Certified Engineer.
Zend Framework Certification
Become a Zend Framework Certified Engineer to gain recognition from employers and colleagues.
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Why Become a Zend Certified Engineer (ZCE)?
Get Firm Credentials Behind Your Expertise
Becoming a Zend Certified Engineer assures your competitiveness in an increasingly competitive environment, enabling you to differentiate yourself in the marketplace. Whether you are looking for a new job, making your case at your annual salary review, or looking for ways to increase your profile, as a Zend Certified Engineer you have a clear advantage.
In today's competitive market, the 'Zend Certified Engineer' credential demonstrates the highest degree of PHP expertise. The ZCE credential offers these benefits:
Personal & Career Benefits
- Gain recognition from your employer and boost your value
- Get your resume/CV noticed and differentiate yourself when competing for a new job
- Get featured in Zend's Certified Engineers directory for PHP professionals, used by recruiters to find top PHP developers worldwide
- Participate in the ZCE exclusive group on LinkedIn
- Get recognized by the PHP community as a proud and dedicated supporter of PHP
- Get a free perpetual copy of Zend Studio
- Standardize and ensure a high level of expertise in your PHP development teams
- Implement industry best practices in your PHP development organizations
- Maximize your team productivity and performance
- Present a superior professional image to your customers and partners
- Gain competitive advantages compared to other software development organizations
Setting the Industry Standard for PHP CertificationsSponsored by Zend and developed according to American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards, Zend Certification programs are designed to test a candidate’s level of knowledge in PHP or Zend Framework without prejudice to other technologies. The tests use a set of testing questions that reflect real-world scenarios, including knowledge in many areas ranging from basics to the more complex topics. The certification exam is executed for Zend by Pearson Vue.
The exams are created by an Advisory Board made up of thought leaders in the PHP community. Because the exams are created with specific skills, knowledge and competencies that are matched to real-world job functions, Zend Certifications provide a measure of technical distinction that employers use to evaluate prospective employees.
How do I obtain a Certification?
Prepare for the Exam
- Zend Framework Certification Study Guide
- Zend Framework Certification Training Course
- Learn more about the exam Zend Framework Certification exam
- Zend PHP 5.3 Certification Study Guide
- Zend PHP 5.3 Certification Training Course
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Take the ExamZend certification examinations are delivered by Pearson Vue, the world’s leading test center network.
- Purchase the PHP Exam Voucher
- Purchase the Zend Framework Exam Voucher
- Scheduling an Exam through Pearson Vue