If you expect to deal with servers running Mac OS X, it might benefit your career to become an Apple Certified Technical Coordinator (ACTC). You will need to learn fundamentals about how the Mac OS X server works, and you might want to take the Mountain Lion 201 course before the exam.
If you want to become an Apple Certified Technical Coordinator (ACTC) you will need to learn about configuring the Mac OS X server, authenticating and authorizing accounts, using file services, hosting mail and wiki services, and other server-related topics.
Apple recommends the Mountain Lion 201 course before taking the Apple Certified Technical Coordinator (ACTC) exams. You can study on your own, but three-day, instructor-led courses are available at your local Apple Authorized Training Center.
The only unavoidable cost to become an Apple Certified Technical Coordinator (ACTC) is the $200 exam fee. You can buy an official course book for $50 or use free on-line study guides. If you choose to take Apple’s official course you can expect to pay $1,600, though there may be other options available in your area.
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