2About MCT Membership [Microsoft Certified Trainer] The MCT program provides tools, resources, and other benefits to help you thrive as both a technologist and an educator. The benefits can help you build, maintain, and prove your expertise on Microsoft products and technologies, as well as help you prepare for, teach, and support blended learning solutions. The MCT program offers a large and dynamic range of benefits, including these highlights:FAST FACTSThere are more than 17,000 Instructors/Educators in the community todayYou can download all the Microsoft Official Curriculum Trainer guides from the MCT PortalYou do have to hold at least a Microsoft Office Certification to participate in the MCT programThrough this community we can help prepare you on the latest technologies and give tips on delivering a particular courseMicrosoft Certified Trainers are INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZEDIT Academies receive 1 FREE subscription to the MCT ProgramMCT Download Center: Lesson Plans, Trainer Guide, classroom setup, presentations for all Microsoft Official Curriculum TECHNICAL coursesMCT Welcome KitUse of MCT LogoMCT Town Hall: Access an archive of recorded train-the-trainer events, community presentations, and other content of interest. Upload your own presentations and host your own "shows."FREE TechNet Plus Direct SubscriptionMCT NewsgroupsMCT Private members siteSpecial Offers
3MCT Requirements for ITA Members Acquire a valid Microsoft certificationMicrosoft Certified Trainers must hold one or more Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) certifications or the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification. Visit for full requirements.Demonstrate Instructional Presentation Skills A letter from your institution is acceptable to meet this requirement. Provide a letter on your institution's letterhead—signed by an authorized representative from your institution—validating your teaching status (full or part time) with the IT Academy institution. The letter may include courses you teach and length of time you have taught at your institution.Establish a Metrics that Matter Account (MTM)Microsoft uses the MTM tool to collect post-training evaluation data and follow-up training data on MCTs. The MCT application requires you to enter your MTM account ID number during enrollment.Complete the MCT Enrollment ApplicationSee following pages for instructions.
4Preparing for Enrollment What you will need before you start the MCT application:Your Microsoft Certification ID (MC ID) and Access Code. You should have received both of these via (s) from following the completion of your certification exam. If you cannot find your MC ID or Access Code, contact Microsoft Regional Support Center at (800) For Microsoft Office Specialist certification information, you can follow the steps in Appendix.Your MTM Account ID. If you already have an MTM account, you may use your current account ID number. If you do not have an account, visit create one now. You will be asked for this number during enrollment.Your Microsoft IT Academy Member ID#. This is a ten digit number beginning with You can obtain this at the IT Academy Member Site under My Academy/My Membership or obtain from your CTE Director. https://www.microsoft.com/education/itacademymembers/academy/MyAcademy.aspxYour MCT voucher code. This can also be found at the IT Academy Member Site under My Academy/My Benefit Codes.
5Steps for Completing MCT Application Sign in to the MCP Member Site atClick ‘Sign In’ and log in with your Live ID credentialsEnter your MC ID and Access Code (see page 5 for details)
6Click on MCT Enrollment Tool Next page will display your name, MC ID and enrollment information/status, click ‘Next’ to proceedRead Program Guide and click ‘Next’Select ‘I Agree’ and click ‘Next’
7Enter your MTM IDSelect ‘Yes’ to Meet Requirements and Adhere to MCT Agreement, then click ‘Next’Select Employment Type ‘Microsoft IT Academy’ and enter your IT Academy member ID# (see page 5 for details)Select the option ‘MSITA will pay the fee’Type in your name and online signature, then click ‘Next’
8Select one of the options as your area of expertise (Information Worker is also an option not shown here)Select ‘Training experience at an accredited academic institution’ as method of proof for instructional skillsSelect your Ship to and Currency country, then click ‘Next’
915. Select your currencyEnter your IT Academy voucher number (see page 5 for details), then click ‘Continue’Enter required fields in shipping informationEnter Payment Option and complete required fields in billing information (note - you will not be charged)
10Review your order, shipping and billing information Check box ‘I Agree’ to terms and conditions‘Place Order’Print order receipt
11You’re Almost There!Final Step:Send proof of instructional skills (see page 3 for details) with the following information on the cover page:Address to “MCP Escalations”Include the text “MCT Train the Trainer Document” in the subject lineInclude your Name, , and MC IDFax to or scan and toApprovalYou will receive notice of your approved application via . Once you receive this , you can begin taking advantage of your MCT benefits. You can also check the status of your application atCongratulations on meeting the MCT requirements!For questions on MCT membership or the application process call
13Finding your Microsoft Office MC ID with Certiport 1. Go to2. Select “Login”3. Enter your Certiport “Username” and “Password”4. Select “My Profiles”5. Select Tab “Programs”6. Select “Edit Registration Data”7. The MCP number is located in the “Microsoft Person ID”.