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BCS Blockchain Foundation Certificate - Virtual Classroom

The BCS EXIN Foundation Certificate in Blockchain will validate your knowledge of Blockchain as a ledger with potential as a worldwide, decentralised record for the registration, inventory, and transfer of assets. These include finance, property, and products.

This Blockchain training covers common concepts of Blockchain, the potential fields of application, the potential value for the organisation and the technology driving Blockchain.

The BCS EXIN Foundation Certificate in Blockchain training will validate your knowledge about:

  •    Blockchain Basics
  •    Blockchain Challenges
  •    Applications of a Blockchain
  •    Blockchain Innovations

Blockchain is a list of records made up of encrypted information. One of the most well-known examples of Blockchain in action is Bitcoin transactions.  

If you would prefer to start at an entry-level point, consider first enrolling onto the BCS EXIN Essentials Certificate in Blockchain training course. 

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Interest-Free Payments
  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Fully Accredited Qualifications

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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Interest-Free Payments
  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Fully Accredited Qualifications
Course Details

Who is this course suitable for?  

This Blockchain training course has been developed to service both business and IT professionals, who work in, or are looking to work within, a professional Blockchain job role.

This course would also benefit individuals who have an interest in Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies and are looking for specific knowledge of Blockchain.  

Career Opportunities

Blockchain training will support the advancement of your career progression, in a range of jobs, especially within the Cryptocurrency world. There are many jobs where you can use the knowledge gained from this course to support your current career, or work towards a new career in this section.

Jobs that would benefit from this training:

  •    QA Engineer - £50k   
  •    Blockchain Analyst - £60k   
  •    Blockchain Project Manager - £60k
  •    Blockchain Engineer - £90k
  •    Blockchain Developer - £93k

(Source: Glassdoor)

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Learning Outcomes

Candidate will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the basic concepts of Blockchain in the following areas:

  •    Blockchain Basics
  •    Blockchain Challenges
  •    Applications of a Blockchain
  •    Blockchain Innovations

Candidate will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the basic concepts of Blockchain in the following areas:

Blockchain Basics (37.7%)

  •    Blockchain Technology
    • Explain how a Blockchain works.
    • Explain what a node is.
    • Identify the role of a node in a network.
    • Explain what tokens are.
    • Differentiate between public, private and hybrid Blockchains.
  •    Additional Blockchain Elements
    • Explain how cryptography is used in a Blockchain.
    • Explain how private and public keys are used in a Blockchain.
    • Explain how hashes are used in a Blockchain.
    • Explain the purpose ledgers have in a Blockchain.
    • Explain the role mining has in a Blockchain.
  •    Structure of a Blockchain Network
    • Recognise the types of consensus algorithms from a description.
    • Identify advantages and disadvantages of different consensus algorithms.

Blockchain Challenges (17.5%)

  •    Challenges for a Blockchain
    • Identify Blockchain vulnerabilities.
    • Identify the risks community fractures and feuds pose to a Blockchain.
    • Identify the risks fraud and scams pose to a Blockchain.
  •    Blockchain Risk Mitigation
    • Explain how the additional Blockchain elements can be used to mitigate Blockchain risks.
    • Explain the role of the public witness in a Blockchain.

Applications of a Blockchain (32.5%)

  •    Blockchain Use Case
    • Explain in which scenarios a Blockchain is useful.
  •    Blockchain Technology Supporting Businesses
    • Explain how cryptocurrencies are used.
    • Identify the Blockchain technology used in a scenario.
    • Differentiate between Blockchain networks.
  •    Blockchain Technology Supporting People
    • Explain the use of smart contracts.
    • Explain the use of Decentralised Applications (DApps).
    • Explain the role of Decentralised Autonomous Organisations (DAO) and Sophisticated smart contracts.
  •    Expanding Blockchain Applications
    • Describe possible applications for a Blockchain with regard to identity.
    • Identify the possibilities of combining a Blockchain with Internet of Things (IoT) or Artificial Intelligence (AI).
    • Identify the use of decentralised marketplaces and exchanges facilitated by Blockchain technology.
  •    Blockchain and the World Economy
    • Describe the role a Blockchain can play in the supply chain.
    • Describe the role a Blockchain can play in cross-border money transfers.

Blockchain Innovations (12.5%)

  •    Innovations in Blockchain Technology
    • Explain what digital fiat currency and disruption in banking and currency are.
    • Explain how Blockchain technology can change insurance.
    • Explain the use of Blockchain technology for the protection of intellectual property rights (IP) and providence.
    • Explain how Blockchain technology may change governments.
    • Identify applications for Blockchain technology in e-mail and the trust layer for the internet.

Syllabus

Blockchain Basics (37.5%)

  •    Blockchain Technology
  •    Additional Blockchain Elements
  •    Structure of a Blockchain Network

Blockchain Challenges (17.5%)

  •    Challenges for a Blockchain
  •    Blockchain Risk Mitigation

Applications of a Blockchain (32.5%)

  •    Blockchain Use Case
  •    Blockchain Technology Supporting Businesses
  •    Blockchain Technology Supporting People
  •    Expanding Blockchain Applications
  •    Blockchain and the World Economy

Blockchain Innovations (12.5%)

  •    Innovations in Blockchain Technology

Exam Details

Type - Multiple choice

Number of questions – 40

Duration - 60 Minutes

Supervised - Yes

Open Book - No

Pass Mark – 26/40 (65%)

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