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News: FREE!!! Certification for Developers using IBM WebSphere Studio V5.0

 
Tony Chen
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http://www-1.ibm.com/certify/news/20030327.shtml
IBM Certified Associate Developer - WebSphere Studio V5
IBM Certified Solution Developer - IBM WebSphere Studio V5.0
IBM Certified Enterprise Developer - IBM WebSphere Studio V5.0
[ April 02, 2003: Message edited by: Tony Chen ]
 
Tony Chen
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If you haven't read this part of the news:

Candidates can qualify to take Tests 285, 286 and/or 287 free-of-charge. The first 100 candidates who pass Pre-Assessment/Sample Test 285 from April 1 (12:00 am Eastern Time) to April 30, 2003, earn a voucher that can be used as payment when registering to take the actual certification test. The first 100 candidates who pass the Pre-Assessment/Sample Test 286 from April 1 (12:00 am Eastern Time) to April 30, 2003, and the first 100 candidates who pass the Pre-Assessment/Sample Test 287 from April 8 (12:00 am Eastern Time) to April 30, 2003, also earn a voucher. Vouchers are not transferable, will be sent electronically within 72 hours from qualifying, and expire June 30, 2003. Qualified candidates, must take the actual test (if paying for the test with the voucher) by June 30, 2003. *
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- The pre-assessment/sample tests are free-of-charge and delivered via the web-based assessment tool, ICE, accessible via certify.torolab.ibm.com. They may be retaken to qualify for a test voucher.
- Only one voucher will be issued to a qualified candidate per test.
- Vouchers will automatically be sent electronically within 72 hours from qualifying and are only valid for the test delivery vendor specified.
 
Ashik Uzzaman
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Thanks for the good news. Though I don't don't use WebSphere Studio, it 'll be certainly encouraging for others.
 
Tong Chen
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Thanks Tony! I passed the Test 286 Sample Test. I guess I will get the free voucher soon?
Besides, our names are so similar!!
 
Marcel Berneaud
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Hi,
I've also passed 2 exams on 1st of April but I didn't receive the vouchers until now.
Did anybody get some vouchers?
Greetings
Marcel
IBM Certified Systems Expert - WebSphere Administration V4.0
[ April 03, 2003: Message edited by: Marcel Berneaud ]
 
Zulfikar Dharmawan
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I also passed both pre exam on 2 April, but still not receive the voucher
 
yogita yogita
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i passed on 2april and got the voucher today
 
Reda Mokrane
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what is the DeadLine for the certifications?
 
Dirk Nolte
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I just passed 285 and 286.
In both cases there was no notice whether i'll get a voucher or not...
I seems to be a little bit late to get one out of the 100
Does anybody of got the voucher without a notice in the test results ?
 
amchi gelo
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I just passed ICE for 285 too, I hope they send me the voucher!
 
Zulfikar Dharmawan
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Originally posted by Dirk Nolte:
Does anybody of got the voucher without a notice in the test results ?

Yes, i didn't get any notice after passing the pre exams, but just now they send me the vouchers.
Better start studying... good luck to all of you!
 
Tong Chen
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I got the voucher for exam 286 just now...
 
Marcel Berneaud
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Hi,
meanwhile I received my vouchers to.
So happy learning for the tests. :-)
Marcel
 
amchi gelo
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Thank God, looks like they have some vouchers left!
 
Alwin AP
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Hi all,
I passed ICE test and details are shown below.
Test 285, Developing with WebSphere Studio V5.0
Date: April 1
Time: 5:27:30 AM GMT
Score: 76%
Grade: Pass
I passed this test second time on
Date: April 2
Time: 9:36:43 AM GMT
Score: 76%
Grade: Pass
But I did not get vouchers yet. Probably I am the first one who cleared this test. As IBM says the offer begins at April 1, 2003 (12:00 a.m. Eastern Time). This coverts to 5:00:00 AM GMT.
but I did not get it yet
Which IBM email address should I contact for more info?.
Thanks.
AAP
 
Chux Bee
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I did IBM286 about 3am est, April 2, and I got nothing either. This earlier morning (about 5 am est) I did IBM 287, I am crossing my fingers now :-)
best wishes.
-Chux
 
yogita yogita
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do not use hotmail/yahoo kind of email address' and use real address's
 
stara szkapa
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what is wrong with hotmail/yahoo?
 
Alwin AP
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I mean, whom should I contact at IBM about the status of my voucher. (The email address of an IBM people responsible for this offer). I tried both certify@us.ibm.com
and certad@ca.ibm.com
but no reponse !
I am damn sure I am within the 100 people who passed the test 285.
Any idea?.
 
Zulfikar Dharmawan
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Be patient, Alwin. It's also part of the test
Actually i've email them too, no response too, but finally they send me the vouchers anyway.
 
amchi gelo
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Didnt get my voucher yet..
 
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