The IBM Certified Professional Program provides a vehicle for instructors to acquire the product knowledge and skills to effectively train others on IBM software. The instructor certification track validates skills according to the level of professional certification achieved and awards one of the following certification titles:
How to become an instructor
In order to become an IBM Certified Instructor, you may be an employee of an approved AITP Business Partner or you may apply as an independent instructor. Independent instructors will need to establish a PartnerWorld profile in order to become an IBM Certified Instructor.
At a minimum, you must:
Detailed information on how to update Partnerworld (.pdf, 392KB).
Each IBM Certified Instructor earns the right to display a certification mark that corresponds to the IBM software brand in which they have validated skills. These certification marks are a statement of your instructor's expertise and commitment to educational excellence.
Once an instructor is successfully certified, IBM will provide the materials and courseware needed to develop a structured but flexible training program for customers, other IBM Business Partners and IT professionals.
IBM Certified Instructors have access to the Certified Instructor private pages. These sites provide tools, program updates and enablement information for instructors.
Instructor Enablement Opportunities
IBM Collaboration Solutions Instructor Programs offers special instructor enablement classes for some products. If you are interested in participating or finding more information about these, please contact Instructor Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instructor Connections Community
Certified Instructors for IBM Collaboration Solutions Software are invited to join the exclusive Greenhouse Instructor Community.
To gain access, simply register in Lotus Greenhouse and request membership in the "IBM Certified for Collaboration Solutions Software Instructor Community" and all applicable sub-communities.
Replacing the private site, this community contains an instructor forum, course documentation and program information. Get caught up on Instructor Community Calls, post a technical question for one of our many subject matter experts or just connect with peers around the world. Sign up today!