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Take advantage of certification testing at Edge2014 and save up to 50% versus the standard pricing offered at Prometric centers. The Professional Certification Program from IBM provides skilled sales and technical professionals an opportunity to demonstrate their expertise in business solutions to the world. The program is designed to validate skills and proficiency in the latest IBM technology and solutions. Professional certification instills confidence in your employer. Your skills have been tested and demonstrated, enabling you to deliver higher levels of service and technical expertise than non-certified employees and move on a faster career track. Professional certification puts you in control of your career.

The Professional Certification Program from IBM provides a structured program leading to an internationally recognized qualification. The program is self paced, allowing you to select your role, advance and take tests at your convenience. Certification is achieved by completing exams that validate required skills and knowledge. Course recommendations are offered to help you prepare. All certifications require some level of field experience. As a certified professional, you will receive a certificate of completion and certification mark for use in advertisements and business literature.

IBM professional certification

Certification is both a journey and a destination. It's a business solution. A way for skilled IT professionals to demonstrate their expertise to the world. It validates your skills and demonstrates your proficiency in the latest IBM technology and solutions. The certification requirements are tough, but it's not rocket science, either. It's a rigorous process that differentiates you from everyone else. The mission of IBM Professional Certification is to:

We are pleased to announce that certification testing will be available at this event. Pending seat availability, you can take on a first come; first serve basis one or more of these certification tests.

Registering for a test

Exams will be provided on an availability basis during the conference testing hours. No pre-registration is necessary.

Monday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Last test starts at closing time on all days.

Certification test fees

Certification exams will be offered at the special event rate of $100 USD per exam, up to a 50% discount over the testing center price. A complete listing of available IBM tests is available at the testing lab. Testing is offered on a first come, first served basis. No reservations are needed. Tests are payable on site at the time of testing, using Visa, Master Card or American Express, which the test taker enters directly into the testing tool. Some vouchers are accepted as payment for exams (for example, PartnerRewards testing vouchers, and IBM employee vouchers), but vouchers are not guaranteed to be accepted.

Preparing for an exam

Potential test takers should prepare for their test(s) prior to the conference. To prepare, refer to the Professional Certification Program from IBM. There you'll find test descriptions, including:

Important notes on certification testing

The same test may be taken by an individual only twice in a 30 day period. Both attempts may be taken at this event. For each test, test takers are required to sign a confidentiality agreement, show their conference badge and one government issued ID with a recent photo (for example: passport, national ID, or driver license). All tests are closed-book containing multiple-choice questions. They are delivered in a proctored environment via a web-based tool.

IBM professional certification programs