IEEE WCET exam registration deadline extended

February 2, 2009--The IEEE Communications Society (IEEE ComSoc) has extended the registration deadline for the upcoming IEEE Wireless Communication Engineering Technologies (IEEE WCET) Certification Program examination to Feb 28. The exam window will be open March 16 to April 4.

February 2, 2009--The IEEE Communications Society (IEEE
ComSoc) has extended the registration deadline for the upcoming IEEE Wireless Communication Engineering Technologies (IEEE WCET) Certification Program examination to Feb 28. The exam window will be open March 16 to April 4.

Launched in 2008 by IEEE ComSoc and an international collection of industry
experts, the IEEE WCET Program provides eligible candidates with a
quantifiable method for demonstrating their expertise in wireless
communications to employers based throughout the world. It also offers
global employers a certifiable means for gauging the qualifications of
wireless professionals.

To qualify for the IEEE Wireless Communication professional (WCP)
credential, individuals with a bachelor's or comparable degree from an
accredited institution and at least three years of professional wireless
engineering experience must pass the comprehensive examination. Administered on computer at selected worldwide locations, the official IEEE WCET exam is composed of 150 multiple choice questions. Applicants are given up to four hours to complete the exam.

The $500 fee ($450 for IEEE and IEEE ComSoc members) covers the
application, processing fees and "seat fee" for taking the test. A
certificate is sent to those who pass the exam. In addition, a 75-question
practice exam can be purchased online by communications professionals who
would like to gauge their preparedness for the official exam prior to the
next testing period. Each practice exam consists of questions reviewed by
IEEE WCET subject-matter experts and can be taken up to four times by a
single individual prior to sitting for the official IEEE WCET exam.

Interested professionals are urged to visit www.ieee-wcet.org for program
information and updates, including eligibility requirements, testing dates
and locations, application information including deadlines, examination
specifications, links to training organizations, and free resources such as
a glossary, a list of references, and sample questions for helping
candidates thoroughly prepare for the exam.

On the Web: www.ieee-wcet.org

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