The Smart Card Alliance, as part of its Leadership, Education and Advancement Program (LEAP), announced that its first international Certified Smart Card Industry Professional (CSCIP) preparation course and exam will be held this year at the CARTES & IDentification event in Paris, France. The certification training course and exam will take place at the Paris Nord Villepinte exhibition center on December 6 and December 9, respectively.
CSCIP is the smart card industry’s only standardized certification program that recognizes professionals that have advanced levels of smart card industry knowledge and experience, and have passed a multi-part exam developed by leading smart card industry experts with the support of international industry associations. For CARTES, the CSCIP training documentation has been updated with content on international technology standards and global implementations to support the expansion of this international exam. The individuals that complete the classroom training and pass each section of the exam with receive a CSCIP designation. Currently there are more than 100 international LEAP members and 56 certified CSCIPs.
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