IW Professionals have certified their knowledge and skills in a specific IT discipline. This mid-level CIW job-role certification validates the certificant’s knowledge in foundational IT skills as well as more advanced skills in a job role of choice. CIW Professional certifications are best suited to individuals who are now performing jobs or pursuing careers in mid-level technical positions. The candidate must pass two CIW exams to become a CIW Professional. CIW Associate certification is required to qualify for any CIW Professional certification.