What is a certificate?
Certificate - a certain type of document, made on paper or in electronic form (in a modern computer context). It indicates the receipt of something: education, specification, academic status, confirmation of the breed (in animals).
On the origin, meaning and application of the certificate, read below in the article.
- The word itself has Latin roots and is translated as "evidence", which, of course, greatly helps the perception of the meaning of the term.
- The most common meaning of a word is a certificate of maturity, a certificate of secondary education (higher education is indicated, respectively, by not a certificate, but a diploma). Used in secondary and secondary specialized educational institutions. Testifies to receive secondary and specialized secondary education. It is handed over to a student who has successfully passed the final exams (certification).
- In higher education institutions, the concept of “not certified” or “certified” can be applied to certain specific subjects that make up the educational process.
In electronic form, a certificate is assigned or issued to users of a resource. It gives the right to receive certain advantages over non-certified members of the network.
In animal breeding, the notion of a certificate is used to confirm the breed of an animal. Issued personally and gives the right to participate in breeding.