In the starting of 2019 VMware roll out new VCPs and the year designator on every certification, it becomes clearer when you earned a certification and how current your expertise is within that certification track which we already shared What’s New In 2019 VCP Certification . And now VMware has announced new recertification Policy for VCP .
Why Recertification Required ?
Certifications are valuable assets for any IT professional and VMware Certified Professional (VCP) certifications are widely believed to reflect exceptional competence. Your VCP certification validates your ability to successfully employ current VMware products using best practices in operational environments.
Earning a VCP certification is a great achievement. But staying up to date in the expertise gained and proven by your certification is equally vital. If your skills are not current, your certification loses value.
Recertification is widely recognized in the IT industry and beyond as an important element of continuing professional growth. It enhances your credibility and demonstrates a commitment to your career, your employer, and your customers.
Part of our goal as a certification program is to create policies that enable you to validate your expertise and show your relevancy in the industry.The recertification policy of a two-year upgrade was in place to help you maintain that relevancy through upgraded certifications and up-to-date skills. Recertification is important enough to create policies around, but we’ve heard your feedback and we are making a change. We want the VMware certification program to match the needs of each candidate and allow the flexibility to do what best supports individual and organizational needs.
VMware has removed the mandatory recertification requirement from all current certifications effective immediately . It si great oppertunity for everyone to recertify when it’s important or viable for you or your organization .
To learn more about these changes and what they mean to you, please view this video
More details read FAQ to answer the most common questions.