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    Default Changes coming to the VMware IT Academy Program

    Hello! Stanly Community College wanted to make everyone aware of changes coming to the VMware IT Academy program in the next 5 months. VMware has informed academies worldwide that they will no longer be able to offer classes through Continuing Education programs as of July 31, 2018. Additionally, VMware is not going to allow academies to teach the official Install, Configure and Manage or Optimize and Scale classes as of 31 July 2018. A new VCA level course that will fulfill the class requirement for VCP certification will be available via an option in our curriculum program. More details will be available later this year.

    However, this decision by VMware means that your costs for our classes will go from $185.00 USD to the following after 31 July 2018:
    In-State Students: $342.25 USD
    Out-of-State Students: $918.25 USD

    SCC will have two more sessions of Install, Configure and Manage and Optimize and Scale through our Continuing Education program at our current pricing structure. If you or anyone you know wants VMware training from SCC, these classes should be taken as soon as possible. The next session begins in March and the final session will begin in May. To sign up for the class waitlist, go to https://www.stanly.edu/it-academy and click on the "VMware IT Academy" logo. You then need to click on "Enroll Now" and place your name on the waitlist. SCC will try to accommodate as many students as we can, but we cannot guarantee placement in either session. To be fair, we enroll students in the order they sign up on the waitlist.

    SCC is committed to providing students with affordable, accessible and excellent IT training. We regret that the changes VMware is making to the program increase student costs and limit course availability. If you use VMware products in your environment and are not happy with the changes VMware has made to the VMware IT Academy program, we suggest you speak with your Dell/EMC/VMware representative(s) regarding your dissatisfaction with the changes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by STANLY_CC View Post
    Hello! Stanly Community College wanted to make everyone aware of changes coming to the VMware IT Academy program in the next 5 months. VMware has informed academies worldwide that they will no longer be able to offer classes through Continuing Education programs as of July 31, 2018. Additionally, VMware is not going to allow academies to teach the official Install, Configure and Manage or Optimize and Scale classes as of 31 July 2018. A new VCA level course that will fulfill the class requirement for VCP certification will be available via an option in our curriculum program. More details will be available later this year.

    However, this decision by VMware means that your costs for our classes will go from $185.00 USD to the following after 31 July 2018:
    In-State Students: $342.25 USD
    Out-of-State Students: $918.25 USD

    SCC will have two more sessions of Install, Configure and Manage and Optimize and Scale through our Continuing Education program at our current pricing structure. If you or anyone you know wants VMware training from SCC, these classes should be taken as soon as possible. The next session begins in March and the final session will begin in May. To sign up for the class waitlist, go to https://www.stanly.edu/it-academy and click on the "VMware IT Academy" logo. You then need to click on "Enroll Now" and place your name on the waitlist. SCC will try to accommodate as many students as we can, but we cannot guarantee placement in either session. To be fair, we enroll students in the order they sign up on the waitlist.

    SCC is committed to providing students with affordable, accessible and excellent IT training. We regret that the changes VMware is making to the program increase student costs and limit course availability. If you use VMware products in your environment and are not happy with the changes VMware has made to the VMware IT Academy program, we suggest you speak with your Dell/EMC/VMware representative(s) regarding your dissatisfaction with the changes.
    Stanly,

    First and foremost thanks for being upfront about this. You know that you are frequently talked about and suggested for those interested in obtaining training. You are giving us the heads up which is awesome. You are keeping us informed.

    Thanks for that useful information.
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    Thank you for your kind regards. Please be assured we will always be upfront with our students and potential students. We regret these changes as much as you do, but the decision was not ours.

    Quote Originally Posted by johndoee View Post
    Stanly,

    First and foremost thanks for being upfront about this. You know that you are frequently talked about and suggested for those interested in obtaining training. You are giving us the heads up with is awesome. You are keeping us informed.

    Thanks for that useful information.
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    This is nice! Thanks for sharing!
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    Wow, it seems VMware gets more and more unfriendly towards those of us doing certifications. Good think I joined the waitlist a couple weeks back and just received confirmation I'll be attending the March session.
    Have: CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, GCIA, GSEC, AWS CCP, CEHv8, CHFIv8, ITIL-F, BSBA - UF, MSISA - WGU
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    Been offered March, however, I asked to postpone to May as I'll have much more time - no problems with this.

    It's a shame this change has come by VMware. I feel it's now or never if I want to get certified with VMware as a result.
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    Quote Originally Posted by urstuffplz1 View Post
    I feel it's now or never if I want to get certified with VMware as a result.
    Same here. Only reason I'm pursuing it is that I'm moving into a security architect role at work and the Sr. Director mentioned VMware would be good to get up to speed on because of hybrid cloud environments I'd be working on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JoJoCal19 View Post
    Same here. Only reason I'm pursuing it is that I'm moving into a security architect role at work and the Sr. Director mentioned VMware would be good to get up to speed on because of hybrid cloud environments I'd be working on.
    Hopefully you are aware that their re-certification cycle is 2 years for the VCP level. On top of all your security certifications that gets to be a lot to maintain.
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    Stanly,
    I send you mail please check.
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    I'm in the wait-list since February. Now is a must taking the course with Stanley and pass the exam.
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    Update for Stanly CC: A new VCA level course that will fulfill the class requirement for VCP certification will be available after July 31, 2018. More details will be available later this year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by STANLY_CC View Post
    Update for Stanly CC: A new VCA level course that will fulfill the class requirement for VCP certification will be available after July 31, 2018. More details will be available later this year.
    Thanks for the update, is there any program for advanced levels? VCAP design or deploy?
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    Those courses are delivered by VMware and VATC partners.
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