Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) FOR FREE until September 2020!

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I would like to use this post to bring news to anyone who is STILL unaware: From April 10, 2020 to September 30, 2020, Microsoft Certified Trainer enrollment and renewal, that cost 350 dollarsIs FOR FREE!! That's right, free of charge!

With that, Microsoft is democratizing access to the MCT program maintain all requirements, with the exception of only $ 350, which is very high for many people and with that, it is also increasing people's level of knowledge, since it is a great opportunity for you to use the discount at MCT to get new certifications, and thus, be able to give official training Microsoft. We need to train new instructors!

The MCT program is for educators around the world who actively offer training in Microsoft technologies. If you have a qualification or qualification certification and love to offer training on Microsoft technologies, this certification is for you!

The Microsoft Certified Trainer is an annual membership program. You must meet program requirements, complete an application online and pay an annual fee to renew your training certification for the next year.

Official certification page

Requirements to be a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)

  • Have a current Microsoft Certification or an acceptable qualification for the MCT program.
    (Click herei to see the list of valid certifications to become MCT)
  • Demonstrate instructional skills verified by one of the following:
    • Instructional skills certification:
      • CEGOS Group
      • CompTIA CTT +
      • Essential Educate Trainer (internal Microsoft certification)
      • Fourth Dimension Technologies, Inc.
      • Friesen Kaye and Associates
      • Global Knowledge Instructional Skills Certification
      • Gopas
      • IAMCT Approved Technical Trainer (IAMCT ATT)
      • IPM (Institut für Personalberatung und Managemententwicklung)
      • Learning and Performance Institute Trainer Performance Monitoring and Assessment (TPMA)
      • Learning Tree Train the Trainer Program
      • Marcom Deli
      • Microsoft Certified Trainer Instructional Skills Certification (MCT-ISC)
      • Netcom Learning Instructional Skills Certification
      • New Horizons Instructional Skills Certification
      • PrepMasters USA
      • Sinerji Egitim

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    • Provide the name and email of a reference person who confirms that you have at least one year of your experience teaching or training

Requirements to renew the Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)

  • Have a current Microsoft Certification or an acceptable qualification for the MCT program.
    (Click here to see the list of valid certifications for renewal)
  • Meet the minimum instructional requirement to teach at least one class, as validated through Metrics that Matter (MTM) or any other search tool will be accepted.

Observation: Renewal requirements may change and to renew as an MCT and you must meet the renewal requirements for the MCT program on the anniversary date.

To create your Metrics that Matter (MTM) account, register your training classes and be able to renew your MCT, access this link here.

Benefits of being a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)

  • Possibility to give official Microsoft training in training centers (and be paid for it, of course)
  • Access to MCT Central, where you will have centralized access to all your benefits
  • Early access to 100% discount vouchers in beta tests, exclusive for the first 300 MCT's that use the discount, whenever a new test is launched - Link here
  • 50% discount on ALL Microsoft certification exams - No usage limit (Discount increased to 75% by January 31, 2021)
  • $ 100 per month of credit on Azure - Link here
  • Power BI PRO license - Link here
  • Free access to paid tools like Camtasia and Redgate - Link here
  • Access to official study material (Training Kit) for all tests - Link here
  • Portal with job vacancies and exclusive training for MCT's - Link here
  • You can request FREE, stickers, an official MCT certificate and a very stylish card with your name and your certifications - Link here
  • Another certification on your Transcript and a badge to share on social networks

I want to be a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)

If you want to become an MCT, even more with this promotion of being FREE, the process is very simple:

  • Read the Prerequisites above and see if you meet all of them
  • Sign up for the MCT program and fill in the data at: https://mcp.microsoft.com/Authenticate/MCT
  • Provide details of your instructional skills certification or indicate the contact of a person who can prove your experience in classes and training
    • If you have chosen the second option, you will have to wait for the indicated contact to approve the email that will arrive for him
  • After that, welcome to MCT! That simple.
  • Now you can start giving official Microsoft classes and training!

That's it folks!
I hope you enjoyed this tip, a big hug and see you next time!