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9L0-418 Exam – why you should try Mac management basics

Apple Certifications
Apple Certifications

Exam 9L0-418
Exam 9L0 418 is designed by Apple Inc. to test the professional’s ability to deploy and manage macs in various business environments. Mac management basics exam is the stepping stone towards professional Apple certifications. People who take and pass thus exam get the Apple certified associate credential. This 9L0-418 exam incorporates areas such as management Macintosh networks, deployment of OS X, controlling of machines via policies, deployment of software apps, and system updates. Passing this exam would make any professional capable of managing a number of Mac PCs with great precision and pave the path towards more advanced certifications.

9L0-418 exam topics
Those who want to prepare for the exam should have firm knowledge in the following areas. These are not definite topics and many other related areas might also be included in the Apple 9L0-418 exam.

  • Overview of mac management basics
  • Basics of mac management
  • Creating system images
  • Deployment
  • Managing computers with Apple remote desktop
  • Policy management
  • Management of software updates
  • Caching software downloads

Taking the exam
Those who wish to take the exam can hover to Pearson VUE official site and provide the required exam code when prompted. After providing the code checks for available dates and schedule the 9L0-418 exam on a feasible date. Payments for the exam will be made online or you can visit Apple authorized training centers to book and exam and get the desired information related to registration and payment.

Preparing for exam 9L0-418
There are plenty of resources available for preparing for exam 9L0-418 at Apple’s official site under the section of training and certification. There are many recommended study materials listed along with links. One can also register for instructor led classes at AATCs located across the globe. Those who are new to the field can also get help from the tutorial available at the site. Besides this a number of private vendors offer online training for Mac management basics 10.9 exam.

Earning the Certificate
Upon passing the Mac exam 9L0-418 successfully, the certificate will be emailed to the registered email address plus an invitation will be sent to log in to the Apple certification records system. Here one can choose to display the credential over Apple certified professionals’ registry. The certificate can also be displayed on candidate’s business profiles, business cards, and organizations’ brochures.

Price of Apple 9L0-418 Exam
The exam 9L0-418 Mac management basics 10.9 cost 65 US dollars. Slight variations in price may occur in various countries.