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Dev401 in-person course

Good morning -

I'm reviewing the various training options am trying to decide if the in-person DEV401 course is worth it. My employer is willing to pay for it, but is it worth the cost compared to the other online training options? Is it a deeper dive then what I could do via Trailhead, for instance? How hands-on is the DEV401 course?

Many thanks,
Best Answer chosen by Elizabeth1842
Squire Q KershnerSquire Q Kershner
If you have the time and dedication, the content of DEV401 can be learned on your own.  But that assumes that you truely DO have time, and dedication to complete the process.  Trailhead, countless YouTube videos, and several reliable books later you'll be ready for the test.  However, getting everything you need over the course of 5 days of directed instruction, can't be beaten.  It also depends greatly on your current skillset.  If you feel you might be lost or behind the curve of the class, you won't have time to pause and catch up to the rest of the session.
I'd take the course, but I prefer 'power-sessions' rather than hit-or-miss efforts.  M2C