Blockchain Certification Courses

EC-Council’s Blockchain Certification Courses

Blockchain technology has rapidly spread across industries and is continuing to gain prominence. Getting certified is an excellent way for technology professionals to validate and showcase their blockchain knowledge and skills and lend credibility to their resumes.
Considering the growth of the blockchain market and the skills required for professionals in this field, EC-Council has launched three new blockchain certification courses:
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Curated by experts to support the growing demand for skilled blockchain professionals, these courses are designed to provide students with hands-on experience and help them gain valuable insights mapped to real-world job roles. These programs have been designed to meet the industry requirements of developers, business leaders, and fintech professionals in one of the fastest-growing areas in software development and cybersecurity.
EC-Council’s blockchain certification courses provide learners with hands-on training in blockchain technology, covering three knowledge and competency areas: development, implementation, and strategy. Students get exposure to a wide range of blockchain implementation concepts and unique guidelines for sustainable and scalable blockchain development using quantum-resistant ledgers.
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Blockchain Is More Than Just Crypto

Ten Industries Blockchain is Transforming[1]

Banking and financial services

Energy and infrastructure

Travel and transportation

Insurance

Government and voting

Healthcare

Defense and law enforcement

Retail and e-commerce

Communications and information

Agriculture and food safety

[1] https://www.cbinsights.com/research/industries-disrupted-blockchain/

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Blockchain Developer Certification (B|DC)

Become a Cutting-Edge Developer Leading the Blockchain Revolution

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Blockchain Developer Program Overview

The B|DC course aims to provide developers with a comprehensive understanding of blockchain technology, including its impact and applications in business and finance. Students will learn about cryptography, cryptomining, quantum computing, blockchain project implementation, and Ethereum, among other topics.

Module 1: Introduction to Blockchain Technology Module 2: Cryptography and Technology
Module 3: Blockchain’s Impact on the Financial Sector Module 4: Bitcoin
Module 5: Blockchain Project Implementation Module 6: Security in Blockchain
Module 7: Cryptomining Module 8: Ethereum
Module 9: Other Cryptocurrencies Module 10: Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain
Module 11: Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) Module 12: Open-Source Business Blockchain Frameworks
Module 13: Python for Blockchain Module 14: JavaScript for Blockchain
Module 13: Python for Blockchain Module 14: JavaScript for Blockchain
Module 13: Python for Blockchain Module 14: JavaScript for Blockchain
Module 15: Java for Blockchain Module 16: Blockchain Online Integrated Development Environments (IDEs)
Module 17: Industry Use Cases Module 18: The Internet of Things and Blockchain
Module 19: Decentralized Applications (dApps) Module 20: The Future of Blockchain
Module 21: Quantum Computing and Blockchain

The B|DC course is intended for software engineers, programmers, developers, project managers, network administrators, and other technology professionals interested in integrating blockchain architectures and applications into their organizations.

Candidates must have:

  • General experience in programming
  • Basic knowledge of computers
  • Access to a Linux machine that can be configured as a virtual machine
  • Blockchain engineer
  • Blockchain developer
  • Blockchain solution architect
  • Blockchain consultant
  • Web3 developer

Labs and Projects*

Exploring blockchain through the Bitcoin command-line interface (Bitcoin-CLI)
Setting up a private net and cryptomining
Installing Namecoin Client and creating a Namecoin record
Remix IDE deployment and testing
Using Solidity, Truffle, and Ganache to create a new coin
Notarizing and hashing documents with proof of idea
Alternative blockchain smart contract deployment
Finding a bug in a Solidity program
Using Python, Java, and JavaScript for blockchain development
Running Ganache with Metamask
Building a simple productivity app with blockchain

1. *Note: These labs will not be provided on iLabs; they will be self-paced activities with detailed instructions for students.

Why Choose EC-Council’s Blockchain Developer Certification?

The B|DC program comprehensively covers blockchain for developers , including over 13 projects on blockchain applications to equip students with practical experience.
The curriculum covers the future of blockchain and how it interacts with other emerging technologies like AI, machine learning, and the IoT.
The program delves deep into multiple blockchain frameworks.
The course includes engaging assignments and alternative testing methods to keep students interested in topics beyond the program.
The B|DC curriculum is written and endorsed by bestselling authors and subject matter experts in the blockchain field.
The program offers practical advice on how and when to use blockchain in any industry.
Become a Blockchain Developer Certified Professional
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Blockchain Fintech Certification (B|FC)

Become a Fintech Professional Leading the Blockchain Revolution

Blockchain Fintech Program Overview

The B|FC course teaches financial professionals how to utilize blockchain technology to improve financial services and the insurance industry. Students learn the laws and regulations related to financial applications of blockchain and how to use proof-of-work (PoW) and proof-of-stake consensus mechanisms. In addition, the program provides in-depth insights into cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin wallets and exchanges, among other topics.

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Module 1: Introduction Module 2: Financial Applications
Module 3: Cryptocurrency Assets Module 4: Insurance Applications
Module 5: Blockchain Project Implementation Module 6: Bitcoin
Module 7: Security in Blockchains Module 8: Blockchain as a Service (BaaS)
Module 9: Ethereum Module 10: Open Source
Module 11: Decentralized Applications (dApps)

The course is intended for professionals in financial services, fintech, and related industries who are interested in integrating blockchain into their organization’s financial applications and needs.

Candidates must have:

  • General awareness of business management processes
  • Basic knowledge of computers
  • Access to a Linux machine that can be configured as a virtual machine
    • Blockchain project lead
    • Blockchain project manager
    • Blockchain architect
    • Blockchain consultant

What You’ll Learn

The structure and elements of a blockchain network, including how decentralization works
The benefits of using blockchain technology and how to determine whether blockchain is the right solution for your business
Decentralized finance, apps, and exchanges, including Bitcoin wallets and exchanges
Securitization of physical assets
Laws and regulations related to the financial applications of blockchain, including how security tokens are regulated
Blockchain applications in the insurance industry
How to create private blockchain networks using Ethereum
Bitcoin cryptomining and its relation to PoW consensus mechanisms
How to build secure smart contracts, including vulnerabilities in smart contracts and how to mitigate them
Privacy and confidentiality in blockchains
Permissioned and permission less blockchains
Decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs)
Hashing and consensus algorithms and their role in blockchain networks, including PoW and proof-of-stake consensus mechanisms
Digital currencies, including different types of cryptocurrency assets, the tokenization process, and how leading cryptocurrencies (e.g., Bitcoin, Altcoin, Litecoin, Zcash) work
Initial coin offerings vs. initial public offerings
How blockchain works in the financial sector and common blockchain use cases in finance
The basics of how Solidity and Ethereum work and the elements of the Ethereum ecosystem
The structure and components of the Bitcoin network and how it works
Bitcoin’s limitations, variants, and clients
Formal verification of smart contracts
Blockchain as a Service
The basics of the Hype ledger Fabric framework
Introduction to blockchain projects (including Fabric, Iroha, Burrow, and Indy)

Why Choose EC-Council’s Blockchain Fintech Certification?

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The B|FC program gives finance professionals a comprehensive look into the inner workings of blockchain technology and how it applies specifically to the fintech industry.
The course includes engaging assignments and alternative testing methods to keep students interested in topics beyond the program.
The course is designed and endorsed by bestselling authors and subject matter experts in fintech and blockchain.
The course is designed and endorsed by bestselling authors and subject matter experts in fintech and blockchain.
Become a Blockchain Fintech Certified Professional

Blockchain Business Leader Certification (B|BLC)

Become a Business Leader Spearheading the Blockchain Revolution

Blockchain Business Leader Program Overview

The B|BLC course aims to teach business leaders how to use blockchain technology to improve business operations by equipping them with technical knowledge and hands-on experience. The curriculum covers Ethereum and Bitcoin in detail and topics such as security in blockchains and Blockchain as a Service (BaaS).

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Module 1: Introduction Module 2: Financial Applications
Module 3: Cryptocurrency Assets Module 4: Blockchain Project Implementation
Module 5: Bitcoin Module 6: Blockchain as a Service
Module 7: Security in Blockchains Module 8: Ethereum
Module 9: Open Source Module 10: Decentralized Apps (dApps)
Module 11: Scalable Blockchain Module 12: Industry Use Cases
Module 13: Internet of Things and Blockchain

The course is intended for business leaders at all levels—from mid-level managers to senior executives—who want to incorporate blockchain technology into their organizations.

Candidates must have:

  • General awareness of the business management process
  • Basic knowledge of computers
  • Access to a Linux machine that can be configured as a virtual machine
  • Blockchain project lead
  • Blockchain project manager
  • Blockchain architect
  • Blockchain consultant

What You’ll Learn

The structure and elements of a blockchain network, including how decentralization works
Digital currencies, including different types of cryptocurrency assets, the tokenization process, and how leading cryptocurrencies (e.g., Bitcoin, Altcoin, Litecoin, Zcash) work
Initial coin offerings vs. initial public offerings
Blockchain scalability issues and how to resolve them
Blockchain use cases in supply chain management, energy, shipping, healthcare, and decentralized storage platforms
How to create private blockchain networks using Ethereum
Bitcoin cryptomining and its relation to PoW consensus mechanisms
How to build secure smart contracts, including vulnerabilities in smart contracts, and how to mitigate them
Privacy and confidentiality in blockchains
Permissioned and permissionless blockchains
Introduction to blockchain projects (including Fabric, Iroha, Burrow, and Indy)
Hashing and consensus algorithms and their role in blockchain networks, including proof-of-work (PoW) and proof-of-stake consensus mechanisms
The benefits of using blockchain technology and how to determine whether blockchain is the right solution for your business
Securitization of physical assets
How to design blockchain-based identity solutions
The basics of how Solidity and Ethereum work and the elements of the Ethereum ecosystem
The structure and components of the Bitcoin network and how it works
Bitcoin’s limitations, variants, and clients
Formal verification of smart contracts
Blockchain as a Service
The basics of the Hyperledger Fabric framework
Decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs)

Why Choose EC-Council’s Blockchain Business Leader Certification?

The B|BLC program gives business leaders a comprehensive look into the inner workings of blockchain technology and its applications in multiple industries, including healthcare, food supply chains, shipping, and more.
The course includes engaging assignments and alternative testing methods to keep students interested in topics beyond the program.
The curriculum is designed and endorsed by bestselling authors and subject matter experts in the blockchain field.
The program offers practical advice on using blockchain in any industry.
The course is beginner friendly and requires no technical prerequisites or specialized knowledge of blockchain or cryptocurrencies.
Become a Blockchain Fintech Certified Professional
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Why Do EC-Council’s Blockchain Certification Courses Stand Out?

EC-Council has introduced these blockchain certification courses to set
globalstandards in blockchain technology.

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Contextual Training and Global Application

In today’s consumer-centric, data-driven, peer-to-peer ecosystems, we strive to help business professionals obtain relevant and practical digital skills to facilitate global corporate growth. EC-Council’s blockchain certifications were developed to help aspiring blockchain professionals learn this evolving technology and understand its implications for businesses.

Together, these courses comprise a 360-degree, vendor-agnostic, practical program that teaches students how to fully leverage the potential of blockchain technology. The courses dig deep into the main characteristics and features of the distributed ledger technology and introduce the new 3S (Secure, Scalable, Sustainable) proprietary blockchain framework.

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Key Highlights of EC-Council’s Blockchain Certification Courses

Development-ecosystem agnostic
Network agnostic
Technology agnostic
Globally recognized
Comprehensive and detailed
Hands on and lab intensive
Mapped to international standards
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Contextual Training and Global Application

Our blockchain technology certification courses provide students with a premium learning experience designed to build the foundation for a successful career in blockchain.

Hands-on projects: Strengthen your practical skills with detailed, immersive labs.

Online videos: Learn and review concepts with detailed instructional videos that explain every aspect of blockchain technology.

Internationally respected: EC-Council’s blockchain certifications are aligned with the internationally recognized ANSI standards.

Quizzes: Test your understanding of blockchain concepts with quizzes after each section to ensure you’re on the right track.

Capstone project: At the end of the program, students in the B|DC course will create a fully functioning productivity app using blockchain technology.

Training Options for EC-Council’s Blockchain Certification Exam

Self-study
(streaming video through iLearn)

Live training through
authorized EC-Council partners

Live online classes
(coming soon!)

Average Salary of Blockchain Professionals

The average annual income for a blockchain developer based in the United States is USD 136,000, followed by USD 87,500 in Asia, USD 73,300 in Europe, and USD 123,750 for remote developers. [2]

[2] https://cryptocurrencyjobs.co/salaries/blockchain-developer/

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[3]https://go.chainalysis.com/2021-geography-of-crypto.html

How EC-Council’s Certified Blockchain Professional (C|BP) Course Has Helped Professionals

Advisory Board Members for EC-Council’s Blockchain Certification Courses

To create the most comprehensive, relevant, and cutting-edge educational content on blockchain topics, we collaborated with leading industry experts worldwide to deliver the best and most up-to-date information.

EC-Council Global Awards 2020

ADAM MARTIN

www.adam.life
Venture Capitalist, Entrepreneur, and Technology Advisor

EC-Council Global Awards 2020

ANDREU DONAIRE

Bank Control and Digital Treasury, SEAT Group

EC-Council Global Awards 2020

NAVROOP SAHDEV

Founder and CEO, The Digital Economist Research Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

EC-Council Global Awards 2020

SAMUEL HAWKSBY-ROBINSON

CTO and Cofounder, TiiQu Developer, Consultant, and Managing Director, Samyoul Ltd

Frequently Asked Questions About
EC-Council’s Blockchain Certification Courses

Which blockchain certification is the best?

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the growing number of blockchain certifications on the market. EC-Council’s expert-designed courses have been curated to meet the industry requirements of business leaders, fintech professionals, and developers. If you’re looking for a program that trains students in advanced technical skills and provides a hands-on learning experience, EC-Council’s blockchain certification courses are the right fit.

Is this blockchain certification for beginners?

EC-Council’s blockchain certification courses are created for full-stack developers, business leaders, and fintech professionals. However, there are certain prerequisites. Basic knowledge of programming is required for the B|DC.

Is a blockchain certification worth it?

Blockchain developers and other professionals with blockchain expertise are expected to be in very high demand for at least the next 5–10 years, and the technology can potentially transform the way businesses operate.

How long is the course?

Our recommended blockchain training path will take 3 months to complete if you can commit 10 hours of study time per week.

Is there any certification for blockchain?

Yes. While there are many blockchain certifications, EC-Council’s expert-designed blockchain certification courses focus on the future of blockchain and how it intersects with other emerging technologies like AI, machine learning, and the IoT. These programs provide real-world experience for business leaders, fintech professionals, and developers to help them build successful careers in the blockchain industry.

Does blockchain require coding?

It depends on the area of work in which you’re interested. For the B|BLC and B|FC certifications, which target business leaders and finance professionals, coding knowledge is not needed. Since the B|DC certification is intended for developers, B|DC candidates must have a computer science background, including knowledge of object-oriented programming, asynchronous JavaScript code, and front-end and back-end JavaScript web app development.

How much does a blockchain developer earn?

The average annual income for a blockchain developer based in the United States is USD 136,000, followed by USD 87,500 in Asia and USD 73,300 in Europe. Remote blockchain developers earn around USD 123,750 per year.[2]

[2] https://cryptocurrencyjobs.co/salaries/blockchain-developer/

What are the prerequisites for EC-Council’s blockchain certifications?

For the B|DC, candidates must:

    • Understand object-oriented programming
    • Know how to work with asynchronous JavaScript code
    • Be familiar with front-end and back-end web application development using JavaScript

For the B|BLC and B|FC, candidates must have:

      • General awareness of the business management process
      • Basic knowledge of computers
      • Access to a Linux machine that can be configured as a virtual machine

Where can I get a blockchain certification near me?

We have multiple training options, including self-paced study using recorded videos and live online classes (coming soon!). If you are looking for an in-person training opportunity, you can search for training partners near you.

Can I finish the course in under 3 months?

If you are experienced and believe you can finish the course in less than 3 months, you can choose the one-time payment option, which allows you to access a fully customized plan and work at your own pace. 

How do I start a career in blockchain?

Here are some tips for starting a career in blockchain:

  • Understand the basic concepts and terminology used in blockchain
  • Participate in webinars about blockchain
  • Enroll in EC-Council’s blockchain certification programs

Network on LinkedIn and through blockchain or cryptocurrency meetups

  • Build a portfolio of sample work for potential employers

How much does a blockchain certification cost?

Blockchain certification costs vary from region to region. For details on pricing, please contact us, and one of our advisory consultants will get in touch with you.