Exams and courses that you need to service Mac products

Learn which Apple certification courses a technician must pass to become certified to troubleshoot and repair Mac computers.

Training for certification is available to technicians who work at Apple-authorized service facilities. Technicians need a Global Service Exchange (GSX) account to view the courses in ATLAS. The public can also get ACMT 2016 certification by purchasing AppleCare Technician Training.

To register for any ACMT exam, use Pearson VUE.

ACMT 2016 certification

With ACMT 2016 certification, you can service all Mac computers after passing these two exams, which are available beginning 2 May 2016:

  • Apple Service Fundamentals Exam (SVC-16A)
  • ACMT 2016 Mac Service Certification Exam (MAC-16A)

These Mac computers have additional requirements:

  • iMac (Late 2015):
    Also complete the iMac (Late 2015) course in ATLAS.
  • MacBook (Retina,12-inch, Early 2016):
    Also complete the MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2016) course in ATLAS, and the Trackpad Calibration Check course in ATLAS.

ACMT 2015 certification

If you're not already ACMT or ACMT 2015 certified, complete the ACMT 2016 exams and courses instead. ACMT 2015 courses and exams are no longer available after 6 June 2016.

With ACMT 2015 certification, you can service all Mac computers after passing these exams:

  • OS X Yosemite Troubleshooting Exam (9L0-066)
  • Mac Hardware Service Exam (9L0-012)

These Mac computers have additional requirements:

  • MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015):
    Also complete the MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2012 to Early 2015) course in ATLAS
  • MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015):
    Also complete the MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012) and MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013 to Mid 2015) course in ATLAS, and the Trackpad Calibration Check course in ATLAS
  • MacBook Air (Mid 2013, Early 2014, and Early 2015):
    Also complete the MacBook Air (Mid 2013, Early 2014, and Early 2015) course in ATLAS
  • MacBook (Retina,12-inch, Early 2015):
    Also complete the MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015) course in ATLAS, and the Trackpad Calibration Check course in ATLAS
  • iMac (Late 2015):
    Also complete the iMac (Late 2015) course in ATLAS.
  • MacBook (Retina,12-inch, Early 2016):
    Also complete the MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2016) course in ATLAS, and the Trackpad Calibration Check course in ATLAS.

ACMT certification

If you're not already ACMT certified, complete the ACMT 2016 exams and courses instead.

With ACMT certification, you can service all Mac computers after passing these exams:

  • Mac OS X Mavericks Troubleshooting Exam (9L0-065)
  • Mac Hardware Service Exam (9L0-011)

These Mac computers have additional requirements (some exams and courses are not currently available):

  • MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012) and MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013 to Mid 2014):
    Also complete the 9L0-S02 Service Qualification Exam for MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012), and the MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013 to Mid 2015) course in ATLAS
  • MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2012 to Early 2014):
    Also complete the 9L0-S03 Service Qualification Exam for MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2012 to Early 2015)
  • MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015):
    Also complete the 9L0-S03 Service Qualification Exam for MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2012 to Early 2015), and the MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2012 to Early 2015) course in ATLAS
  • MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015):
    Also complete the 9L0-S02 Service Qualification Exam for MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012) and MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013 to Mid 2015), the MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012) and MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013, to Mid 2015) course in ATLAS, and the Trackpad Calibration Check course in ATLAS
  • MacBook Air (Mid 2013, Early 2014, and Early 2015):
    Also complete the 9L0-S05 MacBook Air (Mid 2013, Early 2014, and Early 2015) Qualification Exam and the MacBook Air (Mid 2013, Early 2014, and Early 2015) course in ATLAS
  • MacBook (Retina,12-inch, Early 2015):
    Also complete the MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015) course in ATLAS, and the Trackpad Calibration Check course in ATLAS
  • iMac (Late 2012 to Mid 2015):
    Also complete the 9L0-S04 iMac (Late 2012 to Late 2014) Service Qualification Exam
  • iMac (Late 2015):
    Also complete the iMac (Late 2015) Course in ATLAS
  • Mac Pro (Late 2013):
    Also complete the 9L0-S06 Mac Pro (Late 2013) Service Qualification Exam

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