Ivy Tech Community College has partnered with Microsoft and Certiport to offer a free opportunity to become certified on Microsoft technology. Normally offered at a cost of $62, the fee has been waived for Ivy Tech students and the public, said Hank Bentz, marketing and communications executive director.
Certification testing will be offered at the Batesville Campus, One Ivy Tech Drive, Wednesday, April 10, from 1-8 p.m. The Microsoft Technology Associate Test is ideal for persons seeking to validate technology skills, especially beneficial when seeking employment or a departmental upgrade.
Developer exams available include Software Development Fundamentals (98-361) (VB), Windows Development Fundamentals (98-362), Web Development Fundamentals (98-363) (VB), dot-NET Fundamentals (98-372) (VB), Gaming Development Fundamentals (98-374) (VB), and HTMLS Application Development Fundamentals (98-375). A database exam, Database Administration Fundamentals, is also offered. IT Pro Exams available are Windows Server Administration Fundamentals (98-365), Networking Fundamentals (98-366), Security Fundamentals (98-367) and Windows Operating System Fundamentals (98-349).
Preregistration for the testing is required and can be completed at www.apps.ivytech.edu/cgi-bin/forms.cgi?id=950.
Information concerning the testing and assistance in completing preregistration is available by contacting Samantha Hardebeck at 934-3954, Ext. 8107; or toll free at 888-360-0027, Ext. 8107.