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What Exams?

Discussion in 'General Microsoft Certifications' started by kellylewis81, Nov 26, 2009.

  1. kellylewis81

    kellylewis81 New Member

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    Hi Guys, just wondered if you could offer me some advice on what the best exam to go for is?

    I have been working in IT for around 10yrs now, I started off on a Microsoft Office Helpdesk, from there I went on to be a more hands on IT Trainee which included building servers, desktops and fixing software and hardware related issues.

    I am now in a Desktop Support position which also includes occasional support on servers/networks and account administration.

    I have taught myself everything and am looking to continue in the IT field so am starting to think that certificates to backup my experience would be a good thing, any advice on which certificate to start off in would be a great help!

    I was thinking MCDST but again am unsure.

    Thanks in advance!
     
    WIP: MCDST...
  2. Qs

    Qs Semi-Honorary Member Gold Member

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    Hi,
    The MCDST is a very good start. If you look around on the forums a bit you'll find a lot of people promoting it, together with Comptia's A+ and N+ offerings.

    This is because they will give you a good foundation from which you can build on. Plus with your previous experience the exams shouldn't be too difficult either!

    For reading material I suggest reading the stickied post on the relevant forum sections.

    Hope this helps :)

    Qs
     
    Certifications: MCT, MCSE: Private Cloud, MCSA (2008), MCITP: EA, MCITP: SA, MCSE: 2003, MCSA: 2003, MCITP: EDA7, MCITP: EDST7, MCITP: EST Vista, MCTS: Exh 2010, MCTS:ServerVirt, MCTS: SCCM07 & SCCM2012, MCTS: SCOM07, MCTS: Win7Conf, MCTS: VistaConf, MCDST, MCP, MBCS, HND: Applied IT, ITIL v3: Foundation, CCA
  3. kellylewis81

    kellylewis81 New Member

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    Thats a great help, thanks for your quick reply!
     
    WIP: MCDST...

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