Test 142 will be available worldwide on July 14, 2006:
* to all test candidates worldwide via test delivery vendors Prometric Thomson and Pearson VUE * to IBM employees via Prime at a reduced rate, and IBMers can obtain more information via email@example.com. * to faculty and students of institutions aligned to IBM's Academic Initiative for a 50% discount
To attain the certification credential, candidates must pass Test 142 which is designed to measure skills in the areas of:
1. Architecture18% 2. Information Modeling22% 3. XML Processing22% 4. Transformations29% 5. Testing and Tuning9%
The new certification is built to the latest standards, including:
Test 142 is a 75 minute test and its test fee is set to the economy of a country. $125 USD in developed countries and $60 in emerging market countries. The test delivery vendor can verify the specific test fee within your country.