Get Autodesk Certified by Nancy Tremblay

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Get Autodesk Certified by Nancy Tremblay

  1. 1. Autodesk Certification<br />Nancy Tremblay<br />Autodesk Education <br />
  2. 2. Todays Agenda<br /><ul><li>Using Your Certification to Get Ahead?
  3. 3. 3Easy Steps to Certification
  4. 4. Insight to the Assessment, Associate and Professional Certification
  5. 5. Tips & testing strategies
  6. 6. Questions?</li></li></ul><li>Using Your Certification to Get Ahead<br />Don’t be shy! Market yourself and your skills.<br />Leverage the Autodesk brand. Use the logo to display your unique expertise – everywhere you can.<br />List yourself in the Autodesk Certified Professionals database.<br />Submit your certificate with job applications – recruiters love to present candidates who can be differentiated from the pack.<br />
  7. 7. Using Your Certification<br />Show your employer your certificate and what it means.<br />Ask your employer to integrate certification into your development plan.<br />Ask for better projects that can showcase your certified skills.<br />Equalize with those who have college degrees.<br />Certified technical professionals with little or no college and experience earn almost equivalent salaries as bachelor degreed certified professionals with little experience.<br />
  8. 8. Go on, show off!<br />Add your name to the certified professionals listing<br />Employers can find you, and communicate with you.<br />Employers can verify your certification.<br />
  9. 9. Certified Associates and ProfessionalsAutodesk® Revit® Architecture Certified<br />Over 100,000 industry professionals achieve Autodesk Certification each year. But why certify?<br />
  10. 10. Certified Associates and Professionals<br />Over 100,000 Autodesk Certification Exams are sat each year! <br />
  11. 11. Taking the Certification Test<br /><ul><li>Purchase and schedule your test</li></ul>Assessment Test $ 20 USD <br />Associate Certification Exam $75 USD<br />Professional Certification Exam $125 USD <br /><ul><li>http://autodesk.starttest.com with credit card</li></ul>FREE TO THIS EVENT ATTENDEES UNTIL MAY 10TH!<br />
  12. 12. Recommended Experience Levels for AutodeskCertification Exams<br />Certified Associate exam:<br />Autodesk Essentials course <br />(or equivalent) plus 100 hours of<br />hands-on application<br />Certified Professional exam:<br />Mastering Autodesk course <br />(or equivalent) plus 400 hours of hands-on application<br />
  13. 13. Autodesk Inventor 2011 Certified Associate Exam<br />Passing Score: 70% <br />Time Limit: 60 Minutes <br />Questions: 30 <br />Multiple Choice<br />Point & Click<br />Matching Questions<br />
  14. 14. Revit Architecture 2011 Certified Associate Exam<br />Passing Score: 80% <br />Time Limit: 60 Minutes <br />Questions: 30 <br />Multiple Choice<br />Point & Click<br />Matching Questions<br />
  15. 15. Autodesk Inventor 2011 Certified Professional Exam<br />Passing Score: 75% <br />Time Limit: 90 Minutes <br />Questions: 20 <br />Task Based<br />Measurable End Result<br />
  16. 16. Revit Architecture 2011 Certified Professional Exam<br />Passing Score: 80% <br />Time Limit: 90 Minutes <br />Questions: 20 <br />Task Based<br />Measurable End Result<br />
  17. 17. Autodesk Certification Solutions <br />4<br />3<br />Certified Associate & Professional <br />2<br />AOTG & Exam Prep. Roadmap, ATC course<br />2 levels of Certification <br />1<br />Recommended Preparation <br />Assessment Tests<br />Certificates and Logos<br />Pre-certification Exams<br />
  18. 18. 3 Easy Steps to Success<br />Step 1 Assess your readiness. <br />Step 2 Get the training you need.<br />Step 3 Take the required exam.<br />
  19. 19. How Do You Learn?<br />Step 1<br />
  20. 20. How Do You Learn?<br />Step 1<br />
  21. 21. Let’s Take an Assessment Test<br /><ul><li>Can help you judge your readiness.
  22. 22. Multiple choice application test.
  23. 23. 50 - 60 items
  24. 24. Available 24/7 online http://autodesk.starttest.com
  25. 25. $20 per attempt.(Free Until May 10th)
  26. 26. Detailed feedback – see the items you missed!</li></ul>Step 1<br />
  27. 27. 3 Easy Steps to Success<br />Step 1 Assess your readiness. <br />Step 2 Get the training you need.<br />Step 3 Take the required exam.<br />
  28. 28. Are You Ready?<br /><ul><li>Know your test.
  29. 29. Use the Exam Prep Roadmap.</li></ul>Step 2<br />
  30. 30. ATC Classroom Training<br /><ul><li>Authorized Training & Certification Centers.
  31. 31. Current releases and labs.
  32. 32. They know the exams – many offer them!
  33. 33. They want you to succeed.
  34. 34. Take the exam at the same location.</li></ul>Step 2<br />
  35. 35. Are You Ready?<br /><ul><li>Know your test.
  36. 36. Use the Exam Prep Roadmap.</li></ul>Step 2<br />
  37. 37. Why the 2011 Exam Preparation Roadmap is the Key to Success<br /><ul><li>Detailed Objectives.
  38. 38. Use Exam objectives to study.
  39. 39. Note what you need to learn.</li></ul>Step 2<br />
  40. 40. Autodesk Official Training Guides (AOTG) <br /><ul><li>Covers exam objectives
  41. 41. Can be used in classroom training or as self study.</li></ul>Step 2<br />
  42. 42. 5 Easy Steps to Success<br />Step 1 Assess your readiness. <br />Step 2 Get the training you need.<br />Step 3 Take the required exam.<br />
  43. 43. A Word About Planning<br />Step 3<br /><ul><li>Set a timetable.
  44. 44. Schedule time to prepare in your calendar.
  45. 45. Have your materials ready for your prep schedule.
  46. 46. Review Exam Preparation Roadmap
  47. 47. Use AOTG or Videos or eLearning </li></li></ul><li>Plan for your Testing Day<br /><ul><li>Get enough sleep the night before.
  48. 48. Eat before you go.
  49. 49. Leave early enough so you will not feel rushed.
  50. 50. Do a short focused review.
  51. 51. Read the tutorial carefully.
  52. 52. Breathe.
  53. 53. Do the things you can, mark those you are not sure about and go back.
  54. 54. Manage your time – do not dwell on items.</li></ul>Step 3<br />
  55. 55. What to Expect When You Test<br /><ul><li>Agree to terms and conditions before test.
  56. 56. No materials allowed, books, phones, calculators.
  57. 57. You can request scratch paper – must leave it there.
  58. 58. You can proceed at your own pace.
  59. 59. You will be provided a tutorial.</li></ul>Step 3<br />
  60. 60. Digital School is an Authorized Training Center!<br />
  61. 61. Available Courses:<br /><ul><li>AutoCAD Fundamentals
  62. 62. AutoCAD Advanced
  63. 63. AutoCAD 3D Modeling
  64. 64. Revit Architecture Fundamentals
  65. 65. Revit Architecture Intermediate
  66. 66. Inventor Fundamentals
  67. 67. Inventor Intermediate
  68. 68. Civil 3D Fundamentals</li></li></ul><li>Additional Resources<br />URL: www.autodesk.com/certification<br />Email: certification@autodesk.com<br />Purchase & Register: http://autodesk.starttest.com<br />ATC training: http://www.autodesk.com/atc<br />Certification Specific Training Guides: www.autodesk.com/gilmoreglobal<br />

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