Well designed certificate templates are great for any institution or organization that makes it a habit of churning out paper certificates to members and participants. A certificate sample is a document, usually decorated and ceremonial, that states that the receiver has accomplished something or achieved a title or reward.
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Academic Achievement Certificate Template
If you’re an educational organization that is looking forward to conducting an awards ceremony for the students who have excelled in scholastic activities, then you can make use of this “Academic Achievement Certificate Template” to respectfully motivate and honor them. It is super easy to edit and takes very little effort.
Dance Achievement Certificate Template
Performers who have excelled outstandingly in the dance competition event can be recognized and certified by making use of this above-shown template. It is a colorful and very vibrant template design. All information in the certificate sample can be edited and modified to suit the top performer’s details.
Sunday School Achievement Certificate Template
No matter what the activity or purpose for your Sunday School class is, this “Sunday School Achievement Certificate” template can be of great help for you in certifying the respective student who has done an excellent job. By downloading this template now, you will be able to get your hands on a product that gives recognition to those who are worthy.
How do I Use these Certificates?
These certificate templates give you an idea of different ways you can design your certificates. If you like what you see, you might even download the template. They may be free or will have to be purchased, so be prepared for that. (There is no harm in using these templates as inspiration for creating your own designs.)
If they are in Word document format, you may even modify them a bit before printing them out to use. The blanks can be filled in on the computer before printing, or they may be hand-written in after printing.
A certificate will merely need these elements:
- Name and logo (and/or motto) of awarding institution
- Name of the recipient
- Details of the recipient if applicable
- Name of the award or title given to the awardee
- Date of award
- Signature of significant members of the awarding committee
Preschool Certificate of Achievement Template
Congratulate and motivate your kindergarteners on their accomplishment by giving them recognition with this certification of achievement that is themed in a design consisting of crayon color pencils on a white background. It can be used for art-related events, essay writing competition, drawing, and other preschool activities.
Free Certificate of Achievement Template
Acknowledge the accomplishments and hard work of your students by certifying them with this” Certificate of Achievements” template. You can modify the details of this free template by replacing it with the student’s details and accomplishments. You can use it for any academic, arts or sports-related events.
Printable Borrower Certificate of Achievement Template
The above template shows a sample of a borrower’s certificate of achievement stating that he/she has successfully fulfilled the home buyer education requirements that was assigned under special programs offered by various mortgage lenders and investors. It can be downloaded in a PDF format and can be printed easily.
Why Use Certificates?
Certificates make the accomplishment official and formally acknowledged. This certificate can then become an official document the achiever can present to other people or institutions as paper evidence of the achievement.
These certificates of achievement in a way act as recommendation letters in that regard. A diploma is a special form of what is just a certificate.
Certificate of Academic Achievement Template
It’s time to recognize and cherish the efforts and outstanding achievements of a student with this printable borrower certificate of achievement template. Just edit and add the name of the person who has won the award and the specific reason for winning the award. This template comes in 5 different color options and it also allows you to edit the fonts.
Modern Certificate of Achievement
Check out this modern and multipurpose certificate template that comes in 2 color variations. It can be used as a prize or as an award for a student/employee who has accomplished or achieved a particular task. You can place the name of the brand at the given place and the contents of the certificate can be edited as per the award details.
Certificate of Reading Achievement Template
Certificate of Sports Achievement Template
When are Certificates Needed?
Certificates are often awarded at the end of certain formalized situations requiring similarly formalized acknowledgment. Some examples include
- Completion of membership in a training program,
- A performance at an event,
- An award achieved during an educational program, or
- After accomplishing some milestone achievement.
Certificates may be given to only the special achievers who have been awarded distinction, or they may be given to everyone who has participated.
Certificate of Outstanding Achievement Template
Army Certificate of Achievement Template
Types of Certificates
A certificate is either awarding someone something, usually a title (maybe even bragging rights), or it is making an official announcement of certain qualifications.
- A Scholarship certificate and an Award certificate are examples of awarding certificates.
- An example of a certificate that officially certifies some qualification is the Army Certificate of Achievement Template which you can find below.
These two types are not hard-and-fast distinctions, as a certificate can do the job of both.
You can use the blank certificate templates for other occasions that you might not have a specific certificate for.
(See also Retirement certificate for another specialized certificate type.)
It is always good to acknowledge certain efforts and achievements of your members, participants, students, or employees. A certificate is a way of giving them this acknowledgment on pretty paper and ceremonial designs.