Certification Fee Reimbursement Policy

For all employees who score over 80% in the certification exam the company will reimburse half of (50%) the certification cost. If the score happens to be over 90% the employee would get full (100%) certification fee reimbursement.

Procedure of reimbursement:
The employee will need to pay out of pocket initially. Upon submission of the test score and the test fee payment receipt, the company will reimburse the cost with the next immediate paycheck.

Trainees:
For all new employees who are in the training phase (employee has to take the certification test in the first 30 days from the start date of training to fall into this category) their score needs to be 70% or above to qualify for the half of (50%) the certification cost reimbursement. If the score happens to be over 80% the employee would get full (100%) certification fee reimbursement.

Procedure of reimbursement:
Employees will need to pay out of pocket initially; then upon submission of test scores and proof of test fee payment receipt the company will reimburse the cost in the first paycheck.

Qualifying Certification Exams:

  • Test000-101 Virtualization Technical Support for AIX and Linux
  • Test000-109 Virtualization Technical Support for AIX and Linux – v2
  • Test000-102 High Availability for AIX – Technical Support and Administration
  • Test000-104 AIX 6.1 Administration
  • Test000-108 Enterprise Technical Support for AIX and Linux -v2
  • Test000-152 System x Technical Principles V10
  • Test000-968 High-End Disk for Open Systems V2

Note: This policy effective date is 07/01/2012 and only for any 3 of the tests above. Any employee who has already taken the certification exam can submit their score sheets and test fee receipts to verify qualification of any reimbursements.

Management
(IT 360)