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My SCWCD certification kit contains a form regarding the certification logo. From what I understand, once I agree to everything on the form and submit to Sun, they will e-mail me the logo. Once I have the logo, I can only use it for two years. Does that mean that after two years, I am not allowed to use it in any way, such as putting it in my resume? Does anyone use the logo anyway?
I use the logo, but mostly in context of online displays of my resume and certifications rather than in terms of including it on any paperwork that I have physically. (I have too many certs for that - my business cards would need to be printed on both sides. )
As far as I've seen, Sun really just wants you using it as long as your certs are valid - I've not really heard about them giving anyone any trouble (if they've even noticed) when someone uses it for more than two years.
The other way to get it, by the by, is through i7 - there's a link on the left-hand menu to the icons.
Theodore Jonathan Casser
SCJP/SCSNI/SCBCD/SCWCD/SCDJWS/SCMAD/SCEA/MCTS/MCPD... and so many more letters than you can shake a stick at!
Joined: Nov 16, 2003
Thanks for your reply. What is this i7 you mentioned? Am I able to get the logo from there without permission from Sun?