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PCT Joe
01-04-2011, 09:17 AM
Hey, Just in line with my self-congratulation thread(I know, shameless lol.) I'm wondering what qualifications others have out there.

Mostly interested in the IT&T people in particular.

If you don't mind giving your job roles/titles and qualifications it would be appreciated :)

johcar
01-04-2011, 09:29 AM
Senior Test Analyst / Test Manager / Senior Migration Analyst

On contract - bugger the "permanent" role lark - for 12 years now

Qualifications:

ISTQB Foundation Certificate

And a Masters in Experience (Hons), University of Life

Chilling_Silence
01-04-2011, 09:38 AM
And a Masters in Experience (Hons), University of Life

:thumbs: Awesome, I love it!! :clap

I'm doing nationwide support for a company, as part of a team of four. Everything from virtualization with VMWare and Hyper-V, to Active Directory, Lotus Notes, general PC fixit stuff, monitoring, maintenance, the works ...

Qualifications: Pretty much nil. I dropped out of Uni twice. First time I was 15 and couldn't handle full-time Uni and two part-time jobs. Second time I was bored as anything, and knew all the stuff I needed to, to finish my 3rd year, so figured I'd just go get a job *doing* ...

Nomad
01-04-2011, 09:46 AM
I do have a IT qual but chosen not to pursue it.
Helpdesk was not just right for me having spent some yrs in the workforce.

Diploma in Systems Tech.
A+, Network +, MCP (XP Pro Desktop).

Prior;
BA and BCom in Economics and Management.
Postgraduate Diploma.

Now (part time), Graduate Certificate in Accounting and plan on my Assoc Chartered Accountant so I can switch my similar stuff to maybe more numerical. I find ACCY more relevant as every organisation needs a finance dept but not necessarily a Econ one. Even a project need their own finance person within their that org (or at least loaned for a few hrs a week from that org if the project is small). I didn't apply my Econ knowledge, I specialised in Micro than Macro and Micro is a bit more broad that it could overlap with other disciplines. I've done annual reports but obviously not the financial data.

I also found papers like Mgmt/Marketing too broad and not specific enough. Not sure if I would study my Masters in 'Financial Accounting'.

Bozo
01-04-2011, 10:31 AM
Bachelor of Information Technology - now working for a private software development firm.

Diploma from The School of Hard Knocks.

Self-qualified WoW addict. :D

Gobe1
01-04-2011, 10:45 AM
geez you guys make me feel dumb
Done Diploma and degree but never completed the final practicals so dont have the paper so may as well never attended

Very lucky get a IT job at the time (was out of work) no quals
One IT staff (me) with 70+ employees doing engineering design, maintaining systems/servers and fixit like Chill when needed. Software is autocad, solidworks, inventor, Bentley systems autopipe autoPLANT puls, Ansys, nozzlepro, VMG, Aspenware, PVelite, microstran, and more
Heaps of genres piping designers, vessel designers, civil, project managers etc
Keeps me real busy, 4 new staff arriving next week :) New PCS yeah!
Have 7 servers, 1 windows 2003 running Primavera and SQL, 1 license server to control software licensing (XP home LOL) 1 firewall server running SARG, 1 file server, 1 email server , 2 backup servers
what else?

pctek
01-04-2011, 11:58 AM
I'm wondering what qualifications others have


Quals:
Diploma in Computing Systems
MCP (expired?)
Krone master Installer.

Job. General dogsbody.

Speedy Gonzales
01-04-2011, 12:05 PM
Zilch :p

Mostly self-taught. Cant be bothered going for anything, if I have to pay for it. I'll rather learn myself. And help fix things / and people can pay me instead

SolMiester
01-04-2011, 01:04 PM
IT Manager\Consultant
MSCA
Citrix CNA
Novel CNA
Just about to do SQL, SQL Server 2008 and Advance BI

pcuser42
01-04-2011, 01:15 PM
Does NCEA Level 3 count? :D

johcar
01-04-2011, 01:17 PM
Does NCEA Level 3 count? :D

Rather the question should be "Can I count after having completed NCEA Level 3?"

I suspect a few would have to answer "No"...

inphinity
01-04-2011, 01:48 PM
BSc (Computer Science), A+, Network+, iNet+, CCSP, and miscellaneous other. I think my MCP and CCNA have both expired.

I think experience & innate talent are a lot more meaningful than quals, though.

pcuser42
01-04-2011, 01:55 PM
Rather the question should be "Can I count after having completed NCEA Level 3?"

I suspect a few would have to answer "No"...

I can do a lot more than count :p

johcar
01-04-2011, 02:06 PM
I can do a lot more than count :p

I mean WITHOUT using your fingers and toes!!! :D

pcuser42
01-04-2011, 02:16 PM
I mean WITHOUT using your fingers and toes!!! :D

It's pretty difficult to differentiate with fingers and toes :p

johcar
01-04-2011, 02:23 PM
It's pretty difficult to differentiate between fingers and toes :p

Fixed that for you. :banana

The problem is worse than I thought then!! :D :D

wratterus
01-04-2011, 02:25 PM
:lol: :thumbs:

pctek
01-04-2011, 02:28 PM
Rather the question should be "Can I count after having completed NCEA Level 3?"

I suspect a few would have to answer "No"...

:lol:

PCT Joe
01-04-2011, 02:29 PM
I've gotta be honest, I've dropped out of so many things before, multiple schools(althought technically I was moving)

A level 2 NCEA computing cert at EIT
A level 3 NCEA computing cert at TWoA

nothings ever really interested me enough, and the 'computing' certificates were just how to use MS office. thats so not my thing, I prefer hands on learning and if not that, atleast stuff that I like

pcuser42
01-04-2011, 02:47 PM
Fixed that for you. :banana

The problem is worse than I thought then!! :D :D

This is a university student here... :p

Barnabas
01-04-2011, 03:15 PM
Does NCEA Level 3 count? :D

Does it matter if you cant count as long as you feel ok about yourself?

Ive done a year at tech getting a certificate in business computing, degree BCom in Information Systems and an MCSE. Job Title - Systems Engineer or Systems Specialist depending on which business card I consult

pcuser42
01-04-2011, 03:51 PM
Does it matter if you cant count as long as you feel ok about yourself?

:stare:

It's a bit difficult to have anything higher given that I only just started university...

Barnabas
01-04-2011, 04:06 PM
sorry mate, not necessarily a comment on you in particular, more on secondary school education in general. Apologies if taken otherwise.

PCT Joe
02-04-2011, 06:06 PM
Yeah go pc user :)

where are you studying?

and what degree/diploma?

pcuser42
02-04-2011, 06:20 PM
where are you studying?

University of Auckland of course :D


and what degree/diploma?

Bachelor of Computer Science (or whatever it's called :p)

(Someone asked me if I was majoring in train studies :stare:)

Renmoo
02-04-2011, 08:24 PM
University of Auckland of course :D



Bachelor of Computer Science (or whatever it's called :p)

(Someone asked me if I was majoring in train studies :stare:)
It's called Bachelor of Science majoring in Computer Science (BSc in CS)

(Would be cool if "CS" shorts for Counter Strike...)

Renmoo
02-04-2011, 08:25 PM
I have a Bachelor degree in Pharmacy. Due to attend my graduation ceremony in a month's time (May the 4th).

Currently working in a pharmacy in Napier.

Nomad
02-04-2011, 08:39 PM
I have a Bachelor degree in Pharmacy. Due to attend my graduation ceremony in a month's time (May the 4th).

Currently working in a pharmacy in Napier.

I know many pharmacists have MPS :D

Renmoo
02-04-2011, 09:32 PM
I know many pharmacists have MPS :D
I'm too young for that :p

Snorkbox
02-04-2011, 09:38 PM
I know many pharmacists have MPS :D

Hope you did not mean PMS. :)

Twelvevolts
02-04-2011, 09:52 PM
Manager of Infrastructure Applications

1. Bachelor of Science
2. Post-Grad Diploma in Science
3. Diploma in Public Sector Management
4. ITIL Expert (Version 3)
5. Manager's Certificate in ICT Infrastructure Management (ISEB)
6. Manager's Certificate in IT Service Management (ISEB)
7. Practitioner Certificate in Configuration Management
8. Certificate in Criminal Justice, Penal Policy and Sentencing.

Oh brother - wait until Snorkeler and co read that last one. I expect years of grief. :waughh: