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ProSoft To Offer Online CIW Certification Courses Thursday announced an agreement with 7th to Web-enable, market, and distribute certified Internet Webmaster certification courses through its and Learning University Web sites. plans to convert its CIW Foundations track using the 7th streaming technology, StreamMaker(TM). The company also plans to add 7th's Learning University to its own Web site and to offer Learning University as a value-added service to its classroom-training network.

7th creates and distributes online, self paced interactive multimedia training, and a library of "intelligent agents" for use in education and communication applications. provides curriculum and skills-based Internet certification programs. The company offers more than 50 instructor-led and distance learning Internet skills courses ranging from one-day end-user workshops to 10-day certification programs.

The CIW certification program defines the basic job roles and associated skills required for deploying today's e-Business solutions. It is a vendor-neutral program giving participants exposure to the skills and major technologies in each subject area. The CIW program is comprised of a foundations credential and seven specialized job-role credentials.

Participants can earn credentials as a site designer, e-commerce professional, application developer, enterprise developer, server administrator, Internetworking professional, and security professional.

CIW is only one of a growing number of Internet certification programs, including the AOP Professional Certificate from the Association of Online Professionals and the AIP Certification Accreditation Council program from the Associatioin of Internet Professionals. The CIW certification testing program is administered worldwide by Sylvan Prometric.