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Microsoft Certified Trainer 2023-2024 #MCT

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I am so happy and grateful to share that I am a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) for the fourth year in a row. I received the official confirmation from Microsoft!

Being a Microsoft Certified Trainer is a great honor and I am happy to be part of this large community worldwide.

Introduction

Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) is a professional certification that recognizes individuals who have the skills and expertise to train others on Microsoft technologies and products. MCTs are recognized as experts in their field and are highly respected by both their peers and their clients.

To become a Microsoft Certified Trainer, individuals must first obtain a Microsoft certification in a relevant technology, such as Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, or Windows Server. They must also meet certain requirements related to teaching experience, instructional skills, and Microsoft-related work experience.

Once certified, MCTs are authorized to deliver official Microsoft training courses and can use Microsoft Official Courseware (MOC) to do so. MCTs also have access to a range of resources and tools to help them prepare for their training sessions, including instructor-led training (ILT) kits, virtual labs, and other training materials.

Becoming a Microsoft Certified Trainer is a great way to advance your career in the technology industry and share your expertise with others. It also demonstrates your commitment to ongoing professional development and lifelong learning.

Microsoft Certified Trainer

Many of Microsoft’s software and technologies are technically complex, and IT professionals may require training from knowledgeable trainers in aspects of their use.

A Microsoft Certified Trainer is a professional trainer, who has been certified by Microsoft as an expert in terms of professional knowledge and with the ability to properly share this knowledge with others. MCTs are considered the premier instructional and technical experts in all Microsoft technologies and they have the sole authority to deliver training for other Microsoft Certifications.

It is great to be a part of this community for another year and I am looking forward to meeting other MCTs.

Microsoft Certified Trainer 2023-2024
Microsoft Certified Trainer 2023-2024

I appreciate all the efforts that are being put into continuing to develop such great content for the official Microsoft Official Courseware (MOCs) and Microsoft Learn.

How to Become an MCT

As a Microsoft Certified Trainer, you need to earn a Microsoft Certification validating your experience and knowledge in using Microsoft products and solutions for each course you deliver, as well as validating your teaching capability.

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

If you are interested in becoming an MCT, please review the MCT Program Guide and the MCT Program Agreement below to understand the terms of membership:

The MCT program is for educators around the world who actively deliver training on Microsoft technologies. If you possess a qualifying certification and are passionate about delivering training on Microsoft technologies, I highly encourage you to consider applying.

Microsoft Learn Community

Microsoft recently announced a new opportunity for learning Azure and Microsoft 365 with Learn Rooms, a part of the new Microsoft Learn community designed to allow you to connect with other learners and technical experts with similar interests in Azure.

The NEW Microsoft Learning Rooms will assist in your certification journey. You can find connections with peers and engage with experts to dive into topic-specific questions via discussions and virtual sessions.

Microsoft Learn Community
Source: Microsoft Learn Community

You can choose your learning experience through the Tech Community Hub, Microsoft Q&A, and all-new Learning Rooms. Together they offer a comprehensive approach to your and present unique benefits depending on your learning style and skilling goals.

> Tech Community: You get Microsoft Learn updates and connect with experts at the Tech Community hub. It’s the perfect place to start a conversation or get advice on which path to take or certification to explore.

> Microsoft Q&A: For technical answers, you can try Microsoft Q&A, where you can get answers from Microsoft experts.

> Learning rooms: Learning rooms are a NEW space for connecting with experts and peers. They provide a safe environment for asynchronous discussions and virtual sessions facilitated by Microsoft Learn experts.

If you would like to join a learning room, you can check the learning rooms directory. Furthermore, you must have a Microsoft account and fill out a form to join a room. On the other hand, experts, such as Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs), Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs), and Microsoft Technical and Trainers (MTTs) are selected by invitation only.

Learning rooms offer opportunities for tech professionals at any stage of their career to advance their skills. Through the Learn Community, you can expand your network, connect with others in the field, and gain hands-on experience with topic-specific technologies, all while sharpening your Microsoft Azure Cloud skills.

In learning rooms, you can learn at your own pace in a safe and supportive environment alongside peers and experts on your path to skill up on Azure. This will help you strengthen your knowledge and accelerate your cloud computing career.

Learn More: Discover the Azure learning community with Microsoft Learn rooms.

Microsoft Certification Study Guides

If you have been following my blog for quite some time, you may notice that I wrote a couple of Microsoft certification exam study guides, which might help you as well:

> You can also check the Microsoft Azure Certifications announcement changes.

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-Charbel Nemnom-

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About the Author:
Charbel Nemnom
Charbel Nemnom is a Senior Cloud Architect with 21+ years of IT experience. As a Swiss Certified Information Security Manager (ISM), CCSP, CISM, Microsoft MVP, and MCT, he excels in optimizing mission-critical enterprise systems. His extensive practical knowledge spans complex system design, network architecture, business continuity, and cloud security, establishing him as an authoritative and trustworthy expert in the field. Charbel frequently writes about Cloud, Cybersecurity, and IT Certifications.
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