Apple - IT Professionals
Apple Certified Associate - Mac Integration certification will act as the first step towards Apple Certified IT professional. You can develop your career starting from this certificate as it promotes that you are familiar with Mac OS and can do all the entry level works in setting up an small-business environment. This certificate will acknowledge the fact that you can work with the most advanced and secure Operating System available, that you can port all the Windows applications, even Microsoft Office into the Mac OS, that you can work with even more security on X mail application of Mac OS similar to outlook of MS office, that you can work without any antivirus to slow down or hog my PC as Mac OS has multi layered defence system to prevent malware and viruses, that you can configure Mac to work with any usb or network printer to print your documents, that your can transfer data from a Windows Pc to Mac using Migration Assistant application and also that you can side load Windows into Mac as a separate operating system to boot with or as an application to run inside Mac OS.
Keeping this certificate as the base, you can move further and build up more and more Apple certifications to distinguish yourself from the general group of IT professionals. One can learn about OS X Courses and certifications from here and finally reach Apple certified Associate as an expert level IT professional. To pass this certificate, one should have hands on experience in Mac OS and should be willing to explore and teach oneself about the innovation introduced by the beautiful Mac OS.