Certified Blockchain Engineer Certification| CBE | Blockchain Engineer/blockchain-certifications/certified-associate-blockchain-engineer

CBCA credentialed Certified Blockchain Engineer exhibit proven knowledge and skills of developing blockchain and cryptocurrency applications across a number of popular platforms, besides being versed well in all contemporary blockchain concepts, principles, applications and technologies. Their value emanates from the fact that the CBE credentialed can develop applications for multiple platforms including Ethereum, Hyperledger, OpenChain, Stratis, Lisk, IOTA and Hydrachain.

Certified Blockchain Engineer

(Edition 2018 - CBCA-UBKF Ver 17-5.2)
Pre-registrations March 28 - October 15, 2018
*open only for first 1500 applications
Registrations October 16, 2018 onwards
Fee on or before October 15, 2018 US $920.00
Fee after October 15, 2018 US $1250.00
Fee includes CBCA Associate Professional Membership; Exam Study Kit; Certification Exam Fee; Certificate & badges + International Shipping
Fee excludes Local Taxes, custom's duty and other levies in the applicant's country - to be borne by the applicant
Online Learning Process starts September 4, 2018
Shipping of Exam Study Kit Starts December 13, 2018 for all applicants
Certification Exam Window opens May 15, 2019 for all applicants/registrants

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Start off Sure!

Start off your technologist career in blockchain, or build exciting cryptocurrencies or switch to blockchain development from any other space with complete assurance. CBCA’s unrivalled knowledge coverage and the most comprehensive curriculum and standards set you up best for a global career in blockchain engineering.

The CBE program covers essential concepts of every facet of blockchain app and technology development for a wide variety of use-cases, and prepares you for the best of jobs in leading blockchain exchanges; software-makers and blockchain consulting firms. But this is not all. You also earn an automatic membership of the prestigious CBCA Global Group of Blockchain Professionals the moment you register for the CBE - and you get this absolutely free too!


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The Blockchain Future. It rests on Blockchain Engineers

Blockchain's biggest pain is the platforms plethora. The multiplicity of platforms deploying diverse concepts of distributed ledgers has impeded adoption of blockchain at the pace it needs to.

Users and tech-developers in the blockchain space – both, increasingly demand blockchain engineers who can not just code and develop across platforms, but can also soon help our world get a unified platform that is conducive for blockchain transactions in multiple verticals sweeping across industries and use cases. The CBE credential promises to more than just fill this gap.


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CBE: Launch your Career!

CBCA credentialed Blockchain Engineers prove they not just fit best the important entry-level blockchain developer positions; they stake claim for even tougher, more important technology innovation assignments. The robust UBKF standards position the CBE certified tech-talents at par with their non-certified senior engineering compatriots almost anywhere in the world.


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  • One, CBE certified professionals come with a broader set of skills in the latest of blockchain developer tools and languages, making them the most versatile talents we have anywhere around so far.
  • Two, they are passionate about innovation and invention and are usually those highly-spirited, adrenaline packed risk-takers, who have caught the blockchain wave early and want to now learn to ride it well by the time it has got wild and strong.
  • Three, CBE certified professionals come with a reasonably well-rounded blockchain flourish. They are proven aware of the business side of blockchain, and which makes them invaluable when it comes to development projects for clients.

Widest-Spectrum Curriculum

Sweeping across three dozen critical knowledge-areas split among 8 knowledge clusters, the CBE credential covers all what a blockchain professional needs to know to be able to perform best in the toughest of roles.

The CBE curriculum includes knowledge clusters on blockchain concept fundamentals; concept & structure of cryptocurrency; blockchain application fundamentals; leveraging blockchain in business; business blockchain use-cases and managing a business blockchain project, besides those on developer tools and languages.


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Access to the entire application process for the CBE is online, making it convenient for applicants to register anytime, anywhere and from any device.

Simple and convenient process, applicants can even make their payments online and schedule their CBE assessment according to their convenience. The CBE Learning Deck is shipped to the applicant’s registered address after the registration is complete and the fee has been paid. (Please note: the Learning Deck will start shipping only after formal registrations to CBE are thrown open. Those who have pre-registered need not register again, and if they have paid their fee, their Study Kits will start shipping from December 13, 2018)


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The World’s Most Comprehensive Learning Deck

CBE applicants, as a part of their assessment preparation process, receive the CBE Learning Deck – an integrated set of individual learning resources which also serves as the official preparation kit for the CBE certification.

The CBE Learning Deck comprises both print and electronic resources elucidating the complete CBE credentialing process as well as the latest on CBCA certification standards. The CBE Learning Deck is provided exclusively and complimentary to CBE registrants.


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The CBE Digital Badge

The CBE is digitally badged by CredBadge, using its secure, proprietary badging technology.

The CBE not only maximizes your profile visibility through social sharing, but it also adds distinction to your profile, being individually verifiable by a prospective employer or client.


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The Candidacy Tracks
Ways to Become a CBE

The following table summarizes the specifics of what it takes to become a CBE™. There are FOUR convenient tracks – For students/ professionals with different levels of formal education and experience to earn a CBE!

  • Minimum Qualification Required
    There is no prescribed formal qualification for this track, as it is for entrepreneurial and self-taught professionals who now desire to build a more solid, formal and wider base of knowledge and skills to prepare themselves better for more exciting and challenging opportunities in the emerging blockchain-based industry.

    Minimum Work Experience
    8 years or more experience in roles that demand a strong understanding and wide application of object oriented programming; analytics; database and cloud-based apps/ platforms.

  • Minimum Qualification Required
    Should have completed Bachelor's Degree in Business/Computer Science/Information Technology/ Related disciplines.

    Minimum Work Experience
    3 years or more experience in roles that demand a strong understanding and wide application of object oriented programming; analytics; database and cloud-based apps/ platforms.

  • Minimum Qualification Required
    Should have completed Master's Degree in Business/Computer Science/Information Technology/ Related disciplines.

    Minimum Work Experience
    1 year or more experience in roles that demand a strong understanding and wide application of object oriented programming; analytics; database and cloud-based apps/ platforms.

  • Minimum Qualification Required
    Current & Past Students of Bachelor's Degree in Business/Computer Science/Information Technology/ Related disciplines from any of the CBCA-recognized institutions.

    Minimum Work Experience
    1 year role that demands a strong understanding and wide application of analytics; database and cloud-based apps/ platforms.

Becoming a Credentialed CBE
The Roadmap

The roadmap to being a CBE covers six simple steps. Covering these milestones in sequence will ensure that your entire Certification process is smooth. Feel free to Contact Us for any further information you may need at any time

The CBE certification process

  • Check Eligibility Requirements

    All CBCA certifications mandate you to meet certain educational and work experience requirements to become eligible. The requirements for each CBCA certification is unique, so before proceeding, check if you satisfy the minimum eligibility requirements for the CBE Certification, you wish to apply for. It is recommended that you keep this information handy as it will be required while filling up your online pre-registration application.

  • Fill Online Pre-Registration Application

    Once you have satisfied the CBE eligibility requirements, it is time to pre-register. Start the pre-registration process by creating your myCBCA account. Before proceeding, check if you QualiFLY for CBE Certification. QualiFLY essentially relaxes the minimum eligibility requirements, based on your education and work experience. Complete the CBE online pre-registration application form. Once you have submitted the online pre-registration application and made a successful payment of the fee, you will immediately receive an acknowledgement response email with instructions for the next steps.

  • Validation

    An internal check is conducted to validate your credentials against the prescribed candidacy prerequisites for earning the CBE Certification.

  • CBE Certification Preparation Material

    The pre-registered applicants can start their online learning from September 4, 2018. The CBE Learning Deck is shipped to the applicant’s registered address after the registration/ pre-registration is complete and the fee has been paid. Those who have pre-registered need not register again, and if they have paid their fee, their Study Kits will start shipping from December 13, 2018.

  • Taking the CBE Certification Exam

    All CBE registrants go through an immersion period to help them orient completely and build their conceptual foundations in Blockchain Technology. You can schedule your CBE exam any time after May 15, 2019, once this immersion period is over. In fact, you also get an additional 135-days to plan for and take your CBE exam.

  • Award

    If you qualify the CBE certification exam and meet other conditions laid down by the CBCA Professional Certifications Board (CPCB), you are recommended for the award of CBE Credential and the CBE Digital Badge is immediately issued to you. You can expect the shipment of the physical credential pack to reach you within 3 to 4 weeks from the date of the credential- award.

The CBE Learning & Exam Coverage Overview

The CBE Learning Deck is primarily intended as a career growth accelerator and contains specialized resources for skills and insights that credentialed professionals would need to move into senior positions as individual contributors or team managers.

This Learning Deck contains reference, learning and exam preparation material aligned to the CBCA Unified Blockchain Knowledge Framework (UBKF).

Examination Coverage Information

Blockchain Concept Fundamentals

10%
  • The Blockchain concept

  • Brief History of Blockchain

  • Blockchain Vs Traditional Data Processing approaches

  • Blockchain vs. Distributed Ledger Technology

  • Distinguishing characterstics of Blockchain

  • Blockchain as a Business

  • The Cryptocurrency attraction

  • Blockchain Advantages
    (Provenance, Consensus, Security, High Availability, Finality, Immutability)

  • Challenges of Blockchain

  • Money Laundering & Cryptocurrencies

  • Global Blockchain Environment

  • Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies

  • Fundamentals of Smart Contracts

  • Fundamentals of Decentralized Applications

  • Private vs Public Blockchain

  • Concept of Business Blockchain

Blockchain Platforms And Technologies

15%
  • Generic architecture of Blockchain Technology platforms

  • Application development possibilities across diverse Blockchain platforms

  • Ethereum - Features; Use-cases; Smart Contracts, Solidity and EVM

  • Hyperledger by Linux - Features; Use-cases; Sawtooth Lake

  • OpenChain - Client-Server Vs Peer-to-Peer; key Features; Use-Cases

  • Chain Core - Federated Transactions; other Features & Use Cases

  • BigChain DB - Key Features; Scalability; Federated Consensus; Use-Cases

  • HydraChain - Key Features & Use-cases; Accountability; Ethereum compatibility

  • IOTA - Key Features; Tangle; Use Cases

  • LISK - Key Features; Use Cases; Scalability; affordability; ease of use

  • STRATIS - Key Features; Use Cases; Masternodes; Sidechains

Initial Coin Offering

10%
  • ICO – What is Initial Coin Offering

  • ICO – How it works

  • Role of developers and engineers in ICO

  • Exchanges

  • DAO – What is DAO

  • DAO – Structure & How it works

  • DAO – Security of DAO

Blockchain as a Service – BaaS

14%
  • Provenance

  • Consensus

  • Blockchain-as-a-Service

  • Why Blockchain-as-a-Service from Azure

  • Azure blockchain Solution

  • BaaS – Setting up Nodes Part 1

  • BaaS – Setting up Nodes Part 2

  • BaaS – Testing Wallet Transfer

  • Solidity – Setting up Environment – REDOOO

  • Solidity – Basics of Solidity by Example – REDOO

  • Solidity – Layout of the Solidity Smart Contracts

Cryptocurrency Development Essentials

12%
  • Cryptocurrency – Minimum Viable Contract

  • Cryptocurrency – Executing Minimal Viable Token

  • Cryptocurrency – Adding Parameters to Cryptocurrency

  • Cryptocurrency – Adding Balance Checks Before Transfer

  • Cryptocurrency – Adding Transfer Event for Logging

  • Cryptocurrency – Adding Transfer on-behalf of Feature

  • Cryptocurrency – Executing TCoin Stage 2

  • Cryptocurrency – Improving Cryptocurrency – Adding Admin

  • Cryptocurrency – Allowing Admin to Mint New Coins

  • Cryptocurrency – Allowing Admin to Freeze or Unfreeze the Tokens

  • Cryptocurrency – Adding Automatic Buy & Sell feature

  • Cryptocurrency – Adding Auto Refill feature

  • Cryptocurrency – Adding Proof of Work & Block Reward

  • Cryptocurrency – Testing Full & Final CryptoCurrency

Multichain Concepts & Development

12%
  • MultiChain – What is MultiChain

  • MultiChain – Compatibility & Differences with Bitcoin Core

  • MultiChain – How to Create a Blockchain

  • MultiChain – How to Connect to a Blockchain

  • MultiChain – Commands in Interactive Mode

  • MultiChain – Using Native Assets & Transaction Metadata

  • MultiChain – Working with MultiChain Streams

  • MultiChain – Round-robin Mining How to Enable Mining

  • MultiChain – MultiChain Explorer

  • MultiChain – MultiChain Web Demo

Proof Of Existance - PoE

12%
  • PoE – Our App’s Architecture

  • PoE – Setting up the Environment

  • PoE – Setting up Blockchain (MultiChain) Nodes

  • PoE – Creating Web API for Publishing & Verifying data to & from Blockchain

  • PoE – Publishing Proof-of-Existence through Web Interface

  • PoE – Checking PoE in using multichain-cli

  • PoE – Verifying published PoE through Web Interface

Hyperledger Fabric

15%
  • Hyperledger – What is Hyperledger

  • Hyperledger – What is Hyperledger Fabric

  • Hyperledger – Comparison between fabric & Other Technologies

  • Hyperledger – Fabric Architecture

  • Hyperledger – Components of Hyperledger Fabric

  • Hyperledger – Advantages of Hyperledger fabric Blockchain

  • Hyperledger – How Hyperledger fabric Works

  • Bluemix – Launching Fabric Blockchain in Bluemix

  • Bluemix – Understanding Interface

  • Bluemix – Interacting with Fabric Blockchain

The CBE Credential Case

The CBE Credential enclosed in a trendy folder-box further acts as a bait for those who are working hard to earn the credential. Along with the certificate, there is a metal badge with your designation inscribed on it. The CBCA Code of Ethics Booklet, which is also neatly placed along with the other two components in the credential case.

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