The CIW Foundations exam validates the basic hands-on skills and knowledge that a professional is expected to understand and use. Foundational skills include basic knowledge of Internet technologies, network infrastructure, Web authoring using XHTML, and job skills such as project management.
CIW Site Designer
The CIW Site Designer exam validates human-factor principles in designing, implementing and maintaining hypertext-based Web sites using authoring and scripting languages, content creation and management tools, and digital media tools.
CIW E-Commerce Professional
The CIW E-Commerce Designer exam focuses on standards, technologies and practices for both business-to-business and business-to-consumer e-commerce models. This certification addresses relationships among marketing, promotion, customer service, user interaction, purchasing methods and secure transactions by using SSL and SET, payment gateways, inventory control, shipping and order information, and site performance testing and evaluation