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    Still gathering requirements...


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    Quote Originally Posted by hairymouse View Post
    One more thing, I can't believe there are classroom courses where you are supposed to learn everything in 3 days and then take the exam. No way, unless they simply teach exactly what is on the exam and no more and get you to simply memorize questions and answers. It took me more than a week to work through the learning path, and then 3 days of studying after that. Not counting the week or more spent on the fundamentals certification. I noticed that those "garunteed" pass classes use all kinds of weasel words on the garuntee. Looks like you can take the class again for free after waiting a month or so for the next one, but you have to pay the hunreds of pounds for sitting the exam again yourself.
    How computer literate are you? What was your background?

    There are quite a few people taking these tests who just have to scan the courses or whatever resource and just pick up the things that are different than what they've done previously. If you're going from no experience or knowledge and trying to learn a new technology product along with learning a new area of technology then yes it can be difficult to do in such a short time. For the people who are only learning a new tech product or refreshing their knowledge it doesn't take nearly as long.

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    I thought that software development was one of the few fields where entry-level positions weren't as hard to break into is this no longer the case?

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    Quote Originally Posted by amyacker View Post
    I thought that software development was one of the few fields where entry-level positions weren't as hard to break into is this no longer the case?
    It still is for fresh graduates for permanent positions. But it doesn't apply to contracting, after all the client need some one who can come and start delivering. There is little room for learning and then delivering.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigDataPro View Post
    Phew ... finally it's official now :-)
    Looks like Certification "does" work!

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