What is covered?

Courses

Below is the list of approved courses eligible for reimbursement under the You Pass, We Pay benefit for Value Package subscribers, and Education Reimbursement for Partner Package subscribers.  

Certification test type

Tests marked with a “C” are certification tests covered under You Pass, We Pay benefit for Value Package subscribers and Partner Package certification test vouchers. 

What about Sales Mastery tests?

Tests that begin with a “M” are covered by Sales Mastery vouchers (not YP, WP) for Value Package subscribers. Use your Sales Mastery vouchers by December 31, 2020. 

IBM Systems Eligible Credentials

Solution AreaCredentialAssociated Test(s)

Course Code

Courses are OPTIONAL and are not required for test fee reimbursement

Authorized Product Groups
Storage SoftwareIBM Certified Deployment Professional - Spectrum Control V5.2.8C9060-300 IBM Spectrum Storage Software
 IBM Certified Administrator - Spectrum Protect V8.1C9060-528 IBM Spectrum Storage Software
 IBM Certified Deployment Professional - Spectrum Protect V8.1.6C1000-032TS617IBM Spectrum Storage Software
 IBM Certified Solution Advisor – Spectrum Storage Software V6C1000-050 IBM Spectrum Storage Software
 IBM Certified Deployment Professional – Spectrum Scale V5C1000-029 IBM Spectrum Storage Software
 IBM Certified Advanced Deployment Professional - Spectrum Storage Management V7

(C1000-019 or C1000-029 or C1000-032 or C9060-300)

AND any 2 of the following (the test selected in Section 1 cannot be selected again in Section 2):

C1000-019 or C1000-029 or C1000-032 or C9060-200 or C9060-300)

For C1000-019: DL08008

For C1000-032: TS617

IBM Spectrum Storage Software
 IBM Certified Deployment Professional - Spectrum Protect Plus V10.1.1C1000-019DL08008IBM Spectrum Storage Software
 IBM Certified Solution Architect - Spectrum StorageV1C9060-200 IBM Spectrum Storage Software
Power SystemsIBM Certified Specialist- Power Systems Scale-Up Technical SalesC1000-031  
Storage SystemsIBM Certified Specialist - Traditional Workloads Sales V2C1000-016  
 IBM Certified Specialist - New Workloads Sales V2C1000-020  
 IBM Certified Specialist - Virtualized Storage V2C1000-021  
 IBM Certified Specialist – Grid Scale Cloud Storage V2C1000-024  
 IBM Certified Specialist – Business Critical V2C1000-023  
 IBM Certified Specialist – Storage Technical V2C1000-022  
IBM ZIBM Certified Specialist - z14 Technical Sales V2C1000-038