Apple Certified Macintosh Technician (ACMT) Certification

April 27, 2011 by · Comments Off on Apple Certified Macintosh Technician (ACMT) Certification
Filed under: ACMT, Apple, AppleCare Service 

Apple Certified Macintosh Technician (ACMT) certification verifies the ability to perform basic troubleshooting and repair of both desktop and portable Macintosh systems, such as iMac and MacBook Pro. ACMT certification exams emphasize identifying and resolving common Mac OS X problems, and using Apple Service and Support products and practices to effectively repair Apple hardware.

ACMT certification is intended for technicians employed by an Apple Authorized Service Provider (AASP) or Self Servicing Account (SSA), or for persons motivated to demonstrate their knowledge of technician-level service and support skills. For persons not employed by an AASP or SSA, attaining ACMT certification verifies skills and knowledge that may be sought by a prospective employer, such as an Apple Reseller or a self-servicing entity like a school system.

Please note that ACMT certification by itself does not authorize a technician to perform repairs on Apple products. Information on becoming authorized for servicing Apple products can be found at: .

Required Exams

Candidates getting ACMT certified for the first time are required to pass these exams:

  1. The Mac Service Certification Exam (9L0-009) — $150USD Tests practical knowledge of effectively and safely troubleshooting and repairing Apple Macintosh systems, including displays.
  2. Mac OS X v10.6 Troubleshooting Exam (9L0-062) — $150USD Tests practical knowledge of Mac OS X emphasizing troubleshooting of Mac OS X version 10.6, and applies knowledge of Mac OS X 10.6 toward identifying common Mac OS X issues.

Apple certifications

April 25, 2011 by · Comments Off on Apple certifications
Filed under: AATC, AATCE, ACMA, ACMT, ACT, Apple, AppleCare Service, Certified Trainer, iWork, Mac OS X, Pro Applications, Xsan and Media Administration 

 The list of  Apple Certification certifications are:

Mac OS X certification

Apple offers 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.    

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.

iWork certification

Apple’s Associate Certification program was designed with educators and students in mind. Earn Apple Certified Associate status for the iWork application suite to demonstrate entry-level skills and build credibility.

Xsan and Media Administration certification

Apple’s Xsan and Media Administration certifications verify an ability to install and configure systems, architect and maintain networks, customize and troubleshoot services, and integrate Final Cut Studio, Final Cut Server, and other Mac OS X Technologies within an Xsan installation.

Certified Trainer certification

Share your knowledge. If you’re an industry expert or training professional, or simply passionate about sharing your Apple technology expertise, consider becoming certified to deliver Apple’s curriculum as an Apple Certified Trainer.
AppleCare Service certification
Apple Certified Macintosh Technician certification is available for portable and desktop service technicians, and also qualifies you to work for Apple Authorized Service Providers.