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Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)

This vendor-specific Certification is Offered By:
Santa Clarita, CA USA
Phone: 800-636-7544
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Skill Level: Instructor                          Status: Active

Low Cost: $400 (shortest track)               

MCT's are the premier technical and instructional experts on Microsoft technologies, and are the only individuals authorized to deliver training for Microsoft Certification.

Initial Requirements:
You must acquire one of the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) premier certifications. MCP certifications include, Systems Engineer, Microsoft Certified IT Professional, Microsoft Office 2010 Specialist, and Microsoft Certified Master, among others.

You must also complete one of the following requirements: become a Certified Technical Trainer (CompTIA CTT+) from CompTIA; pass an approved presentation skills course; become a technical trainer for an approved vendor, or be an instructor at an accredited academic institution.

You must administer course evaluations to every student and maintain high customer-satisfaction scores. Please note: New MCTs must deliver at least one Microsoft course within their first year as an MCT.

Finally, you must complete the online MCT application, pay the annual MCT Program fee ($400), and submit all requested documentation to the address specified in the MCT enrollment tool.

Continuing Requirements:
MCT certification requires an annual renewal ($400). You must deliver at least one course using Microsoft Courses during your first year as an MCT. Compliance will be determined based on student evaluations received and recorded in the Metrics that Matter program. Individuals who are MCTs in good standing may renew their MCT status during the renewal period.

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Certification: Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) (United States)

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Offline Resources:
To request an MCT application kit, call Microsoft at 1-800-688-0496 or use the Microsoft Fax-backservice: phone number 800-727-3351, document number 1000-0310.

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