Apple Certified Media Administrator (ACMA) Certifications

April 27, 2011 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: ACMA, Apple, Xsan and Media Administration 

Apple’s Xsan and Media Administration certifications verify your 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 of any size.

Xsan Administrator certification verifies your comprehensive knowledge of Apple’s SAN file system for Mac OS X. An Xsan Administrator is responsible for the life cycle of Xsan, including installation, deployment, infrastructure. To earn Xsan Administrator certification, students must pass one required exam, as shown in the table below.

Apple Certified Media Administrator (ACMA) certification verifies in-depth knowledge of Xsan architecture, including an ability to install and configure systems, architect and maintain networks, customize and troubleshoot services, and integrate Mac OS X, Final Cut Server, and other Apple technologies within an Xsan installation. ACMA certification is for system administrators and technicians working for resellers, post houses, studios or other large facilities. To earn ACMA status, students must pass three required exams and one elective exam as outlined in the table below.

Many Apple Certification exams are available in other languages, such as Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. Learn more.

Certifications

Required Exam

Recommended Preparation

Xsan 2 Administrator Xsan 2 Administration Exam (9L0-622) Xsan 301 course
Skills Assessment Guide
Sample Test
Apple Certified Media Administrator Mac OS X Server Essentials
(10.6 exam 9L0-510 or
10.5 exam 9L0-509)
Choose one course:
Snow 201
Exam Preparation Guide (Server Essentials 10.6)
Xsan 2 Administration Exam (9L0-622) Xsan 301 course
Skills Assessment Guide
Sample Test
Final Cut Server Level One Certification or Final Cut Server 1.5 Level One Exam (9L0-833) Choose one course:
FCSvr 101
Final Cut Server tutorials
Exam Preparation Guide
Elective Exams (Choose One) Recommended Preparation
Final Cut Pro Level One Exam (FCP 7 exam 9L0-827 or FCP 6 certification) Choose one course:
FCP 101
FCP 102
FCP 200
Exam Prep Guide and Practice Exam
Mac OS X Support Essentials (10.6 exam 9L0-403 or 10.5 exam 9L0-402) Snow 101
Leopard 101
Exam Preparation Guide (Support Essentials 10.6)
Mac OS X Directory Services (10.6 exam 9L0-624 or 10.5 exam 9L0-620) Snow 301
Leopard 301
Exam Preparation Guide (Directory Services 10.6)
Mac OS X Deployment (10.6 exam 9L0-623 or 10.5 exam 9L0-619) Snow 302
Leopard 302
Exam Preparation Guide (Deployment 10.6)

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.