Apple offers in-depth certification programs designed to create a high level of competence among Mac service technicians, system administrators and Pro users in the creative industry.
Apple Certification is available for:
- Apple Pro Applications range:
- DVD Studio Pro
- Final Cut Pro
- Final Cut Server
- Logic Pro
- Soundtrack Pro
- Mac OS X operating system
Benefits of Apple Certification
Becoming certified proves that you possess a recognised high level of competence.
Apple certification allows you to:
- Differentiate yourself and your business
- Gain recognition for proven technical competency
- Build credibility with clients and employers
- Stay current with the latest technologies and best practice in your industry
- Increase visibility and enhance your reputation in a competitive marketplace
- Publicise your certifications on Apple's website, and connect with clients and employers
- Display your personalised certificate and a logo that distinguishes you as an Apple Certified professional
The Certification Programs
Apple Pro Applications
Apple's professional digital applications are the standard for professional photographers, filmmakers, editors, sound designers, music producers, and multimedia artists. Certifications are available for all applications, including Aperture, Color, Compressor, DVD Studio Pro, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Server, Logic Pro, Motion, and Soundtrack Pro.
- Apple Certified Pro - Level One certification: for the fundamentals of an application
- Apple Certified Pro - Level Two certification: a more advanced knowledge. Level Two exams can be taken only after passing Level One
Mac OS X
Apple offers four Mac OS X certifications designed for system administrators, technical coordinators, and support professionals responsible for planning, supporting, and integrating Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server solutions in a multi-platform environment:
- Beginning: Apple Certified Support Professional
- Intermediate: Apple Certified Technical Coordinator
- Advanced: Apple Certified System Administrator
- Advanced/Specialised: Apple Certified Specialist
Each Certification has a recommended preparatory route to help you pass the exam. The table below shows the courses relevant to each exam.