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    HNC in Computing (Software Engineering) - partly self funded
    MCSE Server 2000 - partly self funded
    MCSA Server 2003 - totally self funded
    CCNA course through Open University - totally self funded

    I'm only an MCSA on 2003 because I did one upgrade exam rather than two. My plan was to upgrade to MCITP and it was the same number of exams whichever route I took. At the time I had a lot going on in my life and had to pay for the exams myself although my employer would let me have some time off to take them. Unfortunately I haven't had the inclination, time or money to do any more yet.

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    I took the CompTia A+ course 2 years ago, which led me into this career, as I was mainly self-taught up until that point.

    My next course will be the Network +.

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    BSc (Hons) in Computer Science
    MBCS CITP - Chartered IT Professional
    MCTS - 84-640 Active Directory 2008 (the practical test version)
    MCTS - 70-642 Network Infrastructure 2008
    MCTS - 70-646 PRO to get MCITP *PENDING May 21st
    First Aid in the workplace St Johns - valid until 2012
    only 2 years experience as a NM 3 years as a games tester before that

    All the MCTS have been self study but the school kindly payed for the books and exams.

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    Mainly self taught but with a few courses under my belt ... slowly picking up some more (got Prince2 booked in now for July) but still prefer getting the experience rather than the course.

    A lot of my 'extra' stuff like first aid, etc have all lapsed now and no intention of getting them again.

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    All my Qualifications currently relevant are in my signature, obtained on my ongoing apprenticeship

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    What are Qualifications ?

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    HNC Computer Network Support, MCP, A+ Certification, HNC Graphic Design, IT Trainer Certification, Quest Reporting, oh aye and one O Grade in English.

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    I passed my cycling proficiency test with honors.

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    Self taught, currently doing open learning network+ then aiming for mcse

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    I have the qualifications but need certifying doing this job.

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    BSc Hons Computing Technology, HND Computing technology, Comp TIA+ Networking, CLAIT 1+2. Been supporting upwards of 12 primary schools for LA for the past 3 years. Pretty much self taught with Joomla, Sharepoint and Uniservity. Hoping to recieve further training so I can go for Sharepoint 2010 cert. )

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    I forgot to add, I can also wipe my bum and many other people's bums too. Is there a qualification for that ?

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    FdSc Networked Systems Administration
    BSc(Hons) Secondary Education ICT with QTS

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    None - Came straight out of school without even an IT gcse went to college where i learn't nout about pc's and then started the job 2 years ago and if i don't know it cant work it out i ask google/edugeek

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    I've got my MCSA in Windows 2000, but not done anything since, currently studying 70-640 to start my MCITP funded by school, got the books and they will pay for exams.



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