No MCT as MCTS

Discussion in 'MCTS' started by fwottawa, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. fwottawa

    fwottawa Guest

    Is it true, that as a fresh MCTS (ASP.NET 3.5) I am not eligible for the MCT?

    I am curious because i thought the MCTS was kind of an upgrade to the MCAD.
    As the MCAD can become a MCT.

    thx in advance
    fwottawa, Jun 19, 2009
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  2. "fwottawa" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Is it true, that as a fresh MCTS (ASP.NET 3.5) I am not eligible for the
    > MCT?


    The answer to this question, and many others concerning the MCT, can be
    found at
    http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/certification/mct.aspx


    --
    Lawrence Garvin, M.S., MCITP:EA, MCDBA
    Principal/CTO, Onsite Technology Solutions, Houston, Texas
    Microsoft MVP - Software Distribution (2005-2009)

    MS WSUS Website: http://www.microsoft.com/wsus
    My Websites: http://www.onsitechsolutions.com;
    http://wsusinfo.onsitechsolutions.com
    My MVP Profile: http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile/Lawrence.Garvin
    Lawrence Garvin [MVP], Jun 22, 2009
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  3. fwottawa

    fwottawa Guest

    Hi Lawrence,

    thx for your reply. I am aware of the posted website and my question was
    more about "why it is not so" than "where can i look"

    atm 2 of the 3 ways to become mct are retired, the third is without
    materials to learn (every PRO certificate for the mcpd).

    so if i got it right, then it is not possible at the moment to become a
    "programming mct" with asp.net 3.5

    but thanks anyway!

    fritz wottawa

    "Lawrence Garvin [MVP]" wrote:

    > "fwottawa" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    > > Is it true, that as a fresh MCTS (ASP.NET 3.5) I am not eligible for the
    > > MCT?

    >
    > The answer to this question, and many others concerning the MCT, can be
    > found at
    > http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/certification/mct.aspx
    >
    >
    > --
    > Lawrence Garvin, M.S., MCITP:EA, MCDBA
    > Principal/CTO, Onsite Technology Solutions, Houston, Texas
    > Microsoft MVP - Software Distribution (2005-2009)
    >
    > MS WSUS Website: http://www.microsoft.com/wsus
    > My Websites: http://www.onsitechsolutions.com;
    > http://wsusinfo.onsitechsolutions.com
    > My MVP Profile: http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile/Lawrence.Garvin
    >
    >
    fwottawa, Jun 22, 2009
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  4. "fwottawa" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Hi Lawrence,
    >
    > thx for your reply. I am aware of the posted website and my question was
    > more about "why it is not so" than "where can i look"
    >
    > atm 2 of the 3 ways to become mct are retired, the third is without
    > materials to learn (every PRO certificate for the mcpd).


    While there may not be certification-specific Study Guides, I'm quite
    confident that there is no shortage of books, etc. that cover the topics
    relevant to the MCPD certifications.

    But being an MCT is a lot more than having the certification. Frankly, if
    you're still looking for "training materials" for the underlying
    certifications (e.g. MCPD), then you're still many years of knowledge and
    experience away from being an MCT candidate.


    > so if i got it right, then it is not possible at the moment to become a
    > "programming mct" with asp.net 3.5


    I'm not aware that it has EVER been possible to become an MCT without a
    Premier certification (e.g. MCSE, MCSD, MCITP, MCPD)


    --
    Lawrence Garvin, M.S., MCITP:EA, MCDBA
    Principal/CTO, Onsite Technology Solutions, Houston, Texas
    Microsoft MVP - Software Distribution (2005-2009)

    MS WSUS Website: http://www.microsoft.com/wsus
    My Websites: http://www.onsitechsolutions.com;
    http://wsusinfo.onsitechsolutions.com
    My MVP Profile: http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile/Lawrence.Garvin
    Lawrence Garvin [MVP], Jun 22, 2009
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  5. fwottawa

    fwottawa Guest

    Hi Lawrence,

    thanks again for your fast response.

    I am working in the field as freelancer and teacher for eight years now, so
    i am not afraid of my missing knowledge, i was trying to point out, that
    there is no study kit, elearning stuff, ... for this one.

    as i see it, i will try the mcpd without specific material for this. maybe
    thats what "pro" stands for ;-)

    cheers
    fritz

    "Lawrence Garvin [MVP]" wrote:

    > "fwottawa" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    > > Hi Lawrence,
    > >
    > > thx for your reply. I am aware of the posted website and my question was
    > > more about "why it is not so" than "where can i look"
    > >
    > > atm 2 of the 3 ways to become mct are retired, the third is without
    > > materials to learn (every PRO certificate for the mcpd).

    >
    > While there may not be certification-specific Study Guides, I'm quite
    > confident that there is no shortage of books, etc. that cover the topics
    > relevant to the MCPD certifications.
    >
    > But being an MCT is a lot more than having the certification. Frankly, if
    > you're still looking for "training materials" for the underlying
    > certifications (e.g. MCPD), then you're still many years of knowledge and
    > experience away from being an MCT candidate.
    >
    >
    > > so if i got it right, then it is not possible at the moment to become a
    > > "programming mct" with asp.net 3.5

    >
    > I'm not aware that it has EVER been possible to become an MCT without a
    > Premier certification (e.g. MCSE, MCSD, MCITP, MCPD)
    >
    >
    > --
    > Lawrence Garvin, M.S., MCITP:EA, MCDBA
    > Principal/CTO, Onsite Technology Solutions, Houston, Texas
    > Microsoft MVP - Software Distribution (2005-2009)
    >
    > MS WSUS Website: http://www.microsoft.com/wsus
    > My Websites: http://www.onsitechsolutions.com;
    > http://wsusinfo.onsitechsolutions.com
    > My MVP Profile: http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile/Lawrence.Garvin
    >
    >
    fwottawa, Jun 22, 2009
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