These days there are so many things you can do with your life that it is hard to keep track of all of them. In fact, some people probably wouldn’t even mind a return to the good old days where you just followed in the footsteps of your parents and learned whatever trade they were into.
With the internet you can find job opportunities on the other side of the world doing things you never even knew existed with just a few clicks.
While this has obvious disadvantages (the problem of choice), there are many advantages as well. For one, you can expand your horizons quite effortlessly. The one issue is that to do many of those things you often need to have some sort of experience or skill.
Fortunately, the internet comes to the rescue once again. With just a little google search you can find numerous certifications and degrees that will completely change what you can do with your life. These certifications aren’t even that hard to get.
Many of them are in fact really simple. And those are the ones that we will be focusing on today. These are 25 cool certifications that are usually pretty easy to get!
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White Water Raft Guide
You can do this in a summer. The pay is good and so are the views.
In some places, like southern California, all you need is a few thousand dollars and a 40 hour course to get the basic certification.
Certified Construction Flagger
Take a 4 hour online course and put in an application with a local construction company or union hall. Pay is pretty good, but of course, it’s not exactly safe to stand out by the road all day.
Knight of Sealand
Source: sealandgov.org, Image: wikipedia
In case you don’t know, check out the source link above. Sealand is basically an unrecognized (at least by most nations) sovereign microstate off the coast of the United Kingdom. It is located on an abandoned World War II fortress, and you can apply for citizenship/knighthood/other things.
Of course, being able to ski and living near mountains is a plus.