Course description

  • What are the course objectives?

    This Blockchain Certification course offers a hands-on training covering relevant topics in cryptocurrency and the wider Blockchain space. From a technological standpoint, you will develop a strong grasp of core Blockchain platforms, understand what Bitcoin is and how it works, learn key vocabulary and concepts commonly used when discussing Blockchain and understand why engineers are motivated to create an app with Ethereum. Hands-on exercises and projects will give you practical experience in real-world Blockchain development scenarios.

  • What skills will you learn?

    After completing this course, you will be able to:
    • Describe Blockchain technology and its key concepts
    • Explain Bitcoin Transaction Process
    • Work with Ethereum deployment tools
    • Deploy a private Ethereum Blockchain
    • Work with Hyperledger projects
    • Deploy a business network using Hyperledger Composer
    • Develop and deploy smart contracts on Ethereum test network
    • Develop a private Blockchain using Multichain
    • Describe the future prospects and real-world use cases of Blockchain

  • Who should take this Blockchain Certification course?

    There is a great deal of excitement globally surrounding the opportunities that Bitcoin and underlying Blockchain technology offer for financial and non-financial institutions, as well as for individuals such as :
    • Developers
    • Technologists interested in learning Ethereum, Hyperledger and Blockchain
    • Technology architects wanting to expand their skills to Blockchain technology
    • Professionals curious to learn how Blockchain technology can change the way we do business
    • Entrepreneurs with technology background interested in realizing their business ideas on the Blockchain
    • Anyone interested in ERC20 tokens and ICOs
       

  • What are the prerequisites for this Blockchain training Course?

    Anyone with a technical background and fair understanding of programming concepts can take this course. There are no prerequisites for this course. However, prior knowledge of the following technologies would be helpful:
    • Linux Fundamentals
    • Node.js Fundamentals
    • JavaScript

  • What projects are included in this Blockchain training Course?

    The course includes eleven real-world, industry-based projects.
     

    Project 1: Business Network of a Finance Company

    Description: Build and test the business network of a finance company in Hyperledger Composer and deploy it on IBM Bluemix.

    Project 2: Healthcare Insurance

    Description: Insta-Health, a healthcare organization, has a new project that will use Blockchain to improve and automate its health insurance process. You must develop a business network through which patients can opt for health insurance from Insta- Health.   

    Project 3: Verification of User Identity

    Description: A user is trying to access your application by entering his personal details. Develop a smart contract to verify the user’s identity before allowing him access to your application.

    Project 4: Smart Contract for Movie Ratings

    Description:  An entertainment industry has hired you as a Blockchain developer to create a decentralized movie rating application. 
    You need to build a smart contract for movie ratings and test it on a local Blockchain network.

    Project 5: Smart Contract for Banking Application

    Description: Write a simple bank smart contract in solidity that allows users to do the following:

    • Deposit money into their account
    • Withdraw money from their account
    • Check balance 

    After a contract is created, deploy the contract on Ropsten network

    Project 6: Transform the Supply Chain 

    Description: The traditional seafood supply chain industry has illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing practices. You are required to bring traceability and accountability to the supply chain through the power of Hyperledger Sawtooth technology.

    Project 7: Deploy an Animal Tracking Business Network

    Description: The government farming regulators are not able to track the locations of all animals and their movements between farms. You are supposed to create and deploy a business network to solve the problem.   
    Project 8: Smart Contract to Issue Your Own Digital Token

    Description: Working as a software professional in a financial organization, you are required to develop a tradable token with a fixed supply that can be utilized as a currency, share, or an asset. Develop a smart contract to design and issue your own digital token.

    Project 9: Decentralized Marketplace Application

    Description: Centralized marketplace has issues about trusting the transacting participants. People tend to trust sellers with a reputation in the market, which makes it hard for new sellers to do business.  Develop a smart contract for decentralized marketplace application.   

    Project 10: Deploy a Car Auction Business Network

    Description: In a car auction, the price of your car is set by the company itself. Therefore, there is always a mediating or commission fee involved. Instead, we can create an interactive decentralized auction network where the highest bidder gets the car.    

    Project 11: Stock exchange on Multichain

    Description: The stock exchange model is centralized, slow, and expensive. Hence, optimization is required. Develop a Multichain based stock exchange market, which makes the system decentralized, simple, efficient, fast, transparent, and secure.


     

  • Why should I enrol in this Blockchain certification course?

    Blockchain represents a major transformation in a wide range of industries such as financial services, real estate, healthcare, insurance, public sector and many more. There is growing demand for Blockchain-trained professionals who understand Blockchain and cryptocurrency concepts, platforms and development.

    Top industries include: 

    • Financial and banking services
    • Insurance 
    • Cloud storage
    • Travel and transportation
    • Energy 
    • Media and entertainment 
    • Automotive 
    • Government and public sector
    • Healthcare and life sciences 
    • Retail and E-commerce 
       

Tools covered

Blockchain Integration Tools
git
Blockchain Ethereum Tools
Ethereum Ganache GO Truffle
Hyperledger Tools
Docker Hyperledger Vagrant

Course preview

    • Module 1: Overview of Blockchain 54:36
      • What is Blockchain? 39:52
      • History of Blockchain 07:22
      • Network and protocols 07:22
      • Fundamentals of Cryptography
      • Structure of a Block
      • Ledgers
      • Blockchain transaction process
      • Consensus Protocol: Proof-of-work
      • Blockchain Application Components
      • Blockchain Application Templates
      • Blockchain platforms
    • Module 2: Bitcoin Blockchain 36:44
      • What is Bitcoin? 03:13
      • Uses of Bitcoin
      • Bitcoin Wallets 33:31
      • How to buy and sell Bitcoins?
      • How to store and spend Bitcoins?
      • Bitcoin Transactions
      • Bitcoin Scripts
      • Bitcoin Network
      • Bitcoin Block Mining
    • Module 3 - Ethereum
      • What is Ethereum?
      • Ethereum Ecosystem
      • Ethereum Virtual Machine
      • Ethereum Languages
      • Gas and Ether
      • Ethereum Accounts
      • State Storage
      • Ethereum Mining
      • Ethereum tools
      • Parity
      • Metamask
      • Mist wallet
      • Swarm
      • IPFS
      • Whisper
      • Ethereum framework
      • Web3.js
      • Eth,js
      • Ethereum Development Environment
      • Remix IDE
      • Truffle
      • Embark
      • Introduction to Ethereum DAPPs and DAOs
      • Ethereum Networks
    • Module 4: Deploying Smart contracts on Private Ethereum Network
      • Setting up private blockchain using Ethereum
      • Stages of contract deployment
      • Learn Solidity
      • Compiling and deploying contracts
      • Smart Contract Design Patterns
    • Module 5: Hyperledger
      • Overview of Hyperledger
      • Hyperledger Projects
      • Hyperledger Architecture
      • Consensus model for permissioned Blockchains
      • Consensus and its interaction with architectural layers
      • Application Programming Interface
      • Network Topology
    • Module 6: Hyperledger composer
      • Hyperledger Fabric
      • Hyperledger Fabric Model
      • Issues in Hyperledger Fabric
      • Creating Fabric Blockchain network
      • Hyperledger Composer
      • Developing Business Networks
      • Testing Business Networks
    • Module 7: Blockchain on Multichain
      • Introduction to Multichain
      • Privacy and Permissions in Multichain
      • Features of Assets in Multichain
      • Multichain Streams
      • Mining in Multichain
      • Interactive mode commands
      • Round Robin Mining
    • Module 8: Blockchain Prospects
      • Do you need Blockchain?
      • Challenges in Blockchain
      • Identifying a Blockchain use case
      • Blockchain in Government organizations
      • Blockchain in Finance
      • Domain Specific Blockchain Applications
      • Blockchain in healthcare and hospitality
      • Blockchain in the entertainment industry
      • Blockchain in Cybersecurity
      • Blockchain in the capital market
    • Fundamentals Of CSS 1:33:05
      • 1.1 Course Material 00:25
      • 1.2 What Is CSS 02:59
      • 1.3 Syntax 01:57
      • 1.4 Using Style Sheets 04:45
      • 1.5 External Style Sheets 01:57
      • 1.6 ID s And Classes 05:02
      • 1.7 Styling Elements 02:01
      • 1.8 Comments 01:17
      • 1.9 Background Colors 00:57
      • 1.10 Background Image 07:49
      • 1.11 Text Color 01:30
      • 1.12 Text Formatting 07:23
      • 1.13 Font Properties 07:06
      • 1.14 Text Properties 04:39
      • 1.15 Links 07:39
      • 1.16 Lists 06:29
      • 1.17 Width And Height 05:14
      • 1.18 Borders 08:07
      • 1.19 Margin And Padding 04:39
      • 1.20 Cursor 02:55
      • 1.21 Display 05:49
      • 1.22 Overflow 02:26
    • Fundamentals Of HTML 1:20:54
      • 1.1 Course Materials 00:25
      • 1.2 What Is HTML 01:14
      • 1.3 Editors 02:08
      • 1.4 Elements 03:26
      • 1.5 Block Elements 02:36
      • 1.6 Attributes 05:02
      • 1.7 Line Breaks 01:42
      • 1.8 Headers And Paragraphs 04:45
      • 1.9 Links 04:15
      • 1.10 Images 04:27
      • 1.11 Formatting (Part 1) 02:29
      • 1.12 Formatting (Part 2) 05:16
      • 1.13 The Style Attribute 07:42
      • 1.14 Comments 02:44
      • 1.15 The Div Element 02:02
      • 1.16 Lists 04:37
      • 1.17 Tables (Part 1) 05:57
      • 1.18 Tables (Part 2) 06:14
      • 1.19 Forms 10:59
      • 2.20 IFrames 02:54
    • Fundamentals Of JavaScript 2:43:31
      • 1.1 Course Materials 00:25
      • 1.2 What Is Javascript 02:12
      • 1.3 Internal Vs. External 04:13
      • 1.4 Comments 03:06
      • 1.5 document.write() 04:46
      • 1.6 Alert And Confirm 04:25
      • 1.7 Prompting For Info 04:08
      • 1.8 Variables 04:42
      • 1.9 Conjugation 04:06
      • 1.10 Arithmetic 06:23
      • 1.11 Redirecting And New Windows 07:28
      • 1.12 Empty Links 02:57
      • 1.13 String Manipulation 07:18
      • 1.14 Comparisons 10:57
      • 1.15 If Else Statements 10:09
      • 1.16 Else If Statements 06:07
      • 1.17 Switch Statements 06:34
      • 1.18 Functions 17:16
      • 1.19 Events 10:21
      • 1.20 getElementById() 13:56
      • 1.21 Escaping 05:01
      • 1.22 Arrays 09:56
      • 1.23 For Loops 06:51
      • 1.24 While Loops 04:38
      • 1.25 Breaking Out Of Loops 04:20
      • 1.26 Skipping A Loop Cycle 01:16
    • Section 1 - Introduction to Blockchain 1:06:14
      • 1.1 Instructor Introduction 04:57
      • 1.2 Blockchain origins 06:37
      • 1.3 Blockchain objectves 15:21
      • 1.4 Blockchain users and adoption 14:46
      • 1.5 Blockchain challenges 11:20
      • 1.6 New developments in blockchain 13:13
    • Section 2 - Bitcoin and Blockchain Data Structures 1:22:49
      • 2.1 Blockchain TOC Bitcoin/Blockchain data structures and identifiers 03:26
      • 2.2 Keys as Idententity 08:59
      • 2.3 Digital Signatures 05:36
      • 2.4 Hashes 08:34
      • 2.5 Hashes as Addresses 04:09
      • 2.6 Hash Pointers and Data Structures 12:25
      • 2.7 Blockchain transactions 19:05
      • 2.8 Blockchain block structure 20:35
    • Section 3 - Creating the Blockchain: Mining 54:19
      • 3.1 Mining explained 04:49
      • 3.2 The bitcoin network 12:29
      • 3.3 The bitcoin Minning Process 18:06
      • 3.4 Minning Developments 18:55
    • Section 4 - Buying and Selling Bitcoin 49:31
      • 4.1 Bitcoin source 02:06
      • 4.2 Bitcoin source(contd..) 15:28
      • 4.3 Bitcoin wallets 09:00
      • 4.4 Bitcoin wallets(contd..) 01:01
      • 4.5 Bitcoin wallets(contd..) 07:46
      • 4.6 Mobile Wallets 14:10
    • Section 5 - Extending the Blockchain 48:44
      • 5.1 Why Extend the Blockchain? 00:53
      • 5.2 Blockchain Objectives 09:18
      • 5.3 Altcoins 15:33
      • 5.4 Colored Coins 11:17
      • 5.6 Side Contracts 11:43
    • Section 6 - BitcoinBlockchain Adoption 35:23
      • 6.1 Initial Adoption 03:43
      • 6.2 Adoption Metrics 12:19
      • 6.3 Blockchain Demographics 08:16
      • 6.4 Blockchain Geographic Distribution 04:47
      • 6.5 Blockchain TOC 06:18
    • Section 7 - Emerging Trends in Blockchain 2:38:39
      • 7.1 Emerging Trends in Blockchain 05:26
      • 7.2 Transaction limitations 18:39
      • 7.3 Additional blockchains 37:23
      • 7.4 Hyperledger 16:27
      • 7.5 Ripple 23:00
      • 7.6 R3 18:59
      • 7.7 Blockchain and cloud computing 11:42
      • 7.8 Cloud -Based Blockchains 27:03
    • Section 8 - Blockchain Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2:02:48
      • 8.1 Blockchain Innovation and Entrepreneurship 01:22
      • 8.2 Innovation theory 13:03
      • 8.3 Innovation and Value Chains 16:25
      • 8.4 Blockchain investment trends 08:52
      • 8.5 Blockchain FinTech innovation 12:41
      • 8.6 Blockchain FinTech innovation(contd..) 08:25
      • 8.7 Blockchain FinTech innovation(contd..) 10:14
      • 8.8 Letters of Credit 14:03
      • 8.9 Blockchain startup innovation 16:14
      • 8.10 Data Provanence 21:29
    • Section 9 - Blockchain and Public Policy 1:42:53
      • 9.1 Blockchain and Public Policy 01:15
      • 9.2 Bitcoinblockchain background 09:22
      • 9.3 Elite opinion 10:58
      • 9.4 The move to the mainstream 07:33
      • 9.5 Central banks 19:24
      • 9.6 Governmental regulators 15:38
      • 9.7 Public policy response 23:55
      • 9.8 Politicians get on the bandwagon 06:45
      • 9.9 Conclusion 08:03
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Exam & certification

  • How do I become a blockchain expert?

    Blockchain experts should have basic coding skills such as Javascript, HTML, CSS, and NPM and pass the Blockchain certification course offered by Simplilearn. 
     

  • Who provides the certification?

    Upon successful completion of the Blockchain certification training, you will be awarded the course completion certificate from Simplilearn.

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    After completing 85% of the online self-paced learning successfully, you will be able to unlock your Simplilearn certificate.

  • How long does it to take to complete the Blockchain certification course?

    It will take about 45 - 50 hours to complete the Blockchain certification course.

  • How many attempts do I have to pass the Blockchain certification exam?

    You have a maximum of three attempts to pass the Blockchain certification exam. Simplilearn provides guidance and support for learners to help them pass the exam. 

  • How long does it take to receive the Blockchain course certification?

    Upon successful completion of the Blockchain certification course, you will immediately receive the Blockchain course certificate.

  • How long is the Blockchain course certificate valid for?

    The Blockchain course certification from Simplilearn has lifelong validity.

  • If I fail the Blockchain course, how soon can I retake it?

    You can re-attempt it immediately, but you have a maximum of three attempts total. 

  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

    Yes. You can cancel your enrollment. We will provide you a complete refund after deducting the administration fee. To learn more, please refer to our refund policy.

Course advisor

Bernard Golden
Bernard Golden Cloud Expert, CEO of Navica

Named by Wired.com as one of the ten most influential persons in cloud computing, Bernard is CEO of Navica, a consulting firm focused on cloud computing and DevOps. He is the cloud computing advisor for CIO Magazine. Bernard is the author of Amazon Web Services for Dummies.

FAQs

  • Who are our instructors and how are they selected?

    All of our highly qualified trainers are industry experts with at least 10-12 years of relevant teaching experience. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty.

  • Do you provide a money-back guarantee?

    Yes. We provide a seven-day money-back guarantee for our master’s programs. Refer to our Refund Policy and submit refund requests via our Help and Support portal.

  • How do I enroll for the online training?

    You can enrol for this training on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options:
     
    ·       Visa Credit or Debit Card
    ·       MasterCard
    ·       American Express
    ·       Diner’s Club
    ·       PayPal
     
    Once payment is received you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

  • How can I learn more about this training program?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives can provide you with more details.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in your first attempt. They engage students proactively to ensure the course path is being followed and help you enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

  • What is online classroom training?

    Online classroom training for Blockchain Certification is conducted via online live streaming of each class. The classes are conducted by a Blockchain certified trainer with more than 15 years of work and training experience.

  • What are the system requirements to attend the Blockchain training sessions?

    A working system with good internet connection and minimum 4 GB ram. 

  • Are the training and course material effective in preparing me for the Blockchain certification exam?

    Yes, Simplilearn’s training and course materials guarantee success with the Blockchain certification exam.

  • What if I miss a class?

    Simplilearn provides recordings of each class so you can review them as needed before the next session. With Flexi-pass, Simplilearn gives you access to as many as 15 sessions for 90 days.

  • Is this live Blockchain training, or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

    If you enrol for self-paced e-learning, you will have access to pre-recorded videos. If you enrol for the online classroom Flexi Pass, you will have access to live training conducted online as well as the pre-recorded videos.

  • What does it mean to be GSA approved course?

    The course is part of Simplilearn’s contract with GSA (only US) with special pricing for GSA approved agencies & organizations. To know more click here

  • How do i know if I am eligible to buy this course at GSA price?

    You should be employed with GSA approved agencies & organizations. The list of approved agencies is provided here

    • Disclaimer
    • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.