If your company is an IBM Partner and has an active IBM Value Package, you are eligible for certification and training reimbursement program – IBM You Pass, We Pay.
The You Pass, We Pay program provides IBM Partners with a unique opportunity to reimburse costs for their specialists’ certification and training on IBM products and technologies.
The reimbursement can be applied for certification exams at Pearson VUE test centers and for IBM-authorized courses in preparation for the exams.
The list of exams and courses included in the YPWP is posted on the IBM website. New exams are added to the list as they become available, old ones are removed once a quarter.
For successful reimbursement of expenses, it is necessary to strictly adhere to all program requirements, including the rules for processing documents and the timing of certification.
Your company must be an active IBM Business Partner and have an active
IBM Value Package
Develop a training and certification program for employees in accordance with YPWP requirements
An up-to-date list of certifications, exams, and courses included in the YPWP program is published on the IBM PartnerWorld website
Train employees in IBM authorized courses:
Receive documents proving expenses
Certification must be completed no later than 60 days after the course completio
Receive documents confirming exam results Score Report, Certificate) and expenses (Pearson VUE Confirmation of payment – invoice/receipt)
Prepare to submit a separate request “You Pass, We Pay Reimbursement Claim Form” for each individual employee with a full package of documents highlighting the costs in PDF format. The YPWP application must be received by IBM no later than 60 days from the date of certification
Get the reimbursement of costs