Training and certification

Build your SOA and Web services skills

If you're looking for opportunities to build your SOA and Web services skills, start here. IBM offers a range of online tutorials, Web-based courses, and instructor-led classroom training.

developerWorks tutorials

Visit our technical library for free tutorials:

Web-based courses

Web-based training courses are self directed and self paced. Each course is divided into modules so you can select and customize your course to your own educational requirements.

Instructor-led classroom courses

IBM offers a comprehensive portfolio of technical training experiences, with top-quality instructors and materials, and hands-on labs.

Roadmaps and certification

Plan the education you need

Role-based roadmaps help you to embark on your skills-building effort with a solid foundation:

Training paths identify courses in a logical sequence to complete a specific curriculum or certification program:

Improve your career and marketability through IBM certification

Certification validates your skills and demonstrates your proficiency in the latest technology and solutions.

  • Become an IBM Certified SOA Solution Designer.
  • IBM certification overview: Not sure where to start on the path to certification? The IBM Professional Certification site gives you a certification overview and checklist, as well as tips for preparing for certification tests. It also has the latest certification information for all WebSphere products and for other IBM hardware and software products.
  • For the latest about IBM certifications, visit the Certification updates and revisions page. Scroll down to the Rational, WebSphere, and SOA sections to learn about SOA-related certifications.
  • WebSphere certification roadmaps: To help plan your professional development, find out how the certification tests for the major WebSphere products relate to one another.
  • Additionally, The Open Group provides IT Architect certification; learn more at the Open Group Certification site.

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