The principles, processes and activities covered within the ITIL v3 provide essential knowledge that will contribute to a better comprehension of ITIL 4 concepts reflected on the updated framework. Candidates who continue on their v3 journey will gain valuable skills to help solve their business challenges now. If you achieve the ITIL v3 Expert status or when you collect at least 17 credits, you can take the ITIL Managing Professional Transition module. If you pass the bridging exam, you’ll achieve the ITIL MP designation.
As the ITIL v3 certification is a modular program you have the flexibility to focus on your key areas of interest. There are five levels of ITIL certification. These levels gradually give you a deeper understanding of ITIL. The level you go up to entirely depends on what you need in your current job or in your future career.