The VCE™ Certified Professional Program enables VCE internal, partner and customer engineers who design, deploy, and manage VCE Vblock Systems to demonstrate their expertise by passing a job-role based, legally defensible exam.
No, third party study materials on the Internet are not legitimate. Please be aware that study materials available through sources other than VCE/EMC/Cisco/VMware are not legitimate. Candidates will be in violation of VCE's Exam Security Policies if illegitimate study materials are used to prepare for an exam. Legitimate VCE™ Study Guides are available through specific exam pages, as outlined on the VCE Certified Professional Exams page.
Yes, before a candidate takes the exam they must sign a Candidate Agreement, which is a legally binding document with VCE terms and conditions, as well as security policies.
Within 7-10 business days of passing the exams required for the VCE credential, the candidate will receive a notification email from VCEcertification@vce.com prompting he/she to log in to the VCE Certification Tracker. Once logged in and Demographics updated, the candidate can access their certificate, associated logo for use and other benefits. Candidates may use certification logos, certificates, and other collateral in accordance with the published Logo Guidelines in the Candidate Agreement.
Earning a VCE Certified Professional credential is a great achievement. Keeping current demonstrates a candidate’s commitment to career growth, their employer and their customer base. The VCE Certified Professional is also recognized for continued growth with VCE. VCE has a 2-year Recertification Policy. Within that 2-year window, a credential is considered Active. Reminders will be mailed to VCE Certified Professionals when there is an upcoming credential lapse.
The exam required for VCE-CIA certification is available free of charge and is included in the Vblock Systems Foundations eLearning course. Course registration is required in order to access the exam. However, completing the eLearning course is not a prerequisite. The exams required for Deploy and Manage certifications cost $200.00 USD for partners and customers for each attempt. Cost is uplifted or decreased depending on local currency. Pearson VUE accepts payment as outlined on their website.
The exam required for VCE-CIA certification is available free of charge and is included in the Vblock Systems Foundations eLearning course. Course registration is required in order to access the exam. However, completing the eLearning course is not a prerequisite. Register for any Deploy or Manage exam at Pearson VUE, VCE’s test delivery partner. Pearson VUE will administer the exam in a secure, proctored environment.
Exam vouchers for VCE Certified Professional exams are electronic vouchers that may be used as payment at Pearson VUE testing facilities, the sole testing provider of VCE Certified Professional exams. Visit the VCE Voucher Store to purchase your vouchers. VCE Vouchers may be purchased in quantities of 10 or more for a 20% discount. These vouchers are not redeemable for EMC, VMWare, RSA, ITIL or other certification exams. These vouchers are not redeemable for EMC, VMWare, RSA, ITIL or other certification exams.
No, EMC exam vouchers cannot be used as payment/to register for a VCE Exam. EMC exam vouchers are intended only for EMC exams. The same applies to EMC exams; VCE vouchers cannot be used to register for EMC exams.
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