As one prepares for an examination, one should always ensure that he or she is equipped to take one. You need also to be updated of your learnings as what you may have learned from the books you have read maybe outdated.
To obtain an MCP certificate is to be able to pass the examination. Some IT professionals would find attendance to training institution would help them as they update, reassess their knowledge and provide them with guides as they take the MCP examination. Training institution does offer online, classroom or web course training to candidates for MCP examinations.
In most cases, trainings are computer based. You are required to have your personal computer or laptop to undergo the training. Lectures and sample examinations are done through computers. For those who are not able to travel and attend classroom trainings, CDs are provided which are considered handy. The candidate is given the opportunity to learn at his own time and paced. This type of training is also similar to web based training, where the candidate is self-directed and self paced. A module is prepared for candidates to study. Set of test examinations are given to assess the candidate’s knowledge and a tool to find out how well the candidate is prepared to take the examinations.
MCP training is not a guarantee to pass but it surely helps in assisting candidates to pass. Passing and obtaining a certificate still remains to the professional’s skills and understanding of the field. Trainings are supplements; your being certified is still at your hands.