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SCWCD: Is it worth?

Mahendra Dhamdhere

Joined: Jan 23, 2002
Posts: 8
Hi Guys,
Just wanted to know your thoughts about SCWCD test. Is it worth giving this test?
Did anyone get consideration because of certification while applying for a job?
Do recruiters and employers recongnize SCWCD?


Mahendra Dhamdhere<br />BCWD, ICED-WAS, SCEA-I
Ashik Uzzaman
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jul 05, 2001
Posts: 2373

Hi Mahendra,
I personally think it depends on how many projects u have completed or working in projects for how many years? Only certifications don't guarantee that u r going to get a perfect job, but increases ur chance.
But as there are very few SCWCDs so far, u should get a good scopes in ur locality. n my case i just passed a few hours ago and got 2 job offers just 10 minutes after walking out of my testing center (i m in job though). May be exceptional but i got the previledge as i m the first SCWCD in my country & reside in capital city where there r a few very good s/w firm. I guess u r from India where the competition is much more... .

Ashik Uzzaman
Senior Software Engineer, TubeMogul, Emeryville, CA, USA.
joe darwin

Joined: Jan 02, 2002
Posts: 6
howdy mahendra,
i hope it looks good on a resume, cuz after i pass scwcd, i'm gonna start 2 look for a job.
it can't hurt having the scwcd on the resume, and it's a good way of learning j2ee. but from what i've seen, the multiple choice exams like scjp don't count for much, while the scjd is much more impressive because you actually are tested on your coding skills. i'm just taking this as a stepping stone to scja and something to put on the resume.
james edwin
Ranch Hand

Joined: Nov 22, 2001
Posts: 393
I argee with joe.
Although SCJA doesn't have any pre-requirments.but It's good for clearing personnal concepts if the target is SCJA.It helps lot,be'coz we learn so many basic good stuff,which we don't even care when we r working with the technology, when we go for SCWCD.

Mahendra Dhamdhere

Joined: Jan 23, 2002
Posts: 8
Hi All,
Thank you for your thoughts.
To be precise, I just want to know the opinions from those candidates who are in the market with SCWCD certification and does SCWCD help them to get a job?
In my case, I have passed SCJP and BEA Weblogic and soon I am giving SCEA. I am not sure whether it's good idea to invest time & money in SCWCD.
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