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Where I can find books or course materials to help prepare for Esri Technical Certification in ArcGIS Desktop and Developer?

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Have you checked the ESRI Technical Certification website? Under each level (e.g. Desktop 10.1) they provide a PDF with a thorough list of resources including training courses, web lessons and books from ESRI Press.

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Thank you, But I am looking for a full online course that covers all fields of Esri Tecnical Certification in Arc Gis Desktop or developer. – elie el alam Apr 25 '13 at 19:11
I think the idea of the certification is to gain the knowledge from many sources and demonstrate the knowledge in a test format - it's not designed to be a course that you "pass". Therefore, ESRI doesn't offer a one-stop-shop for the materials. – Radar Apr 25 '13 at 19:13
esri offers 2 instructor-led courses (not online courses) that cover all fields of ArcGIS Desktop certification exams: Skills Review for ArcGIS Desktop Associate and Skills Review for ArcGIS Desktop Professional – Jens Apr 26 '13 at 7:14
Just as a complement for what @Radar has already mentioned, visit the Esri Training web site where you can find lots of free web courses, recorded web seminars, and other materials.… - here are the free ones. – Alex Tereshenkov May 31 '13 at 6:06

Check out There's a bunch of arcgis desktop, developer, and SDE questions on there to quiz yourself.

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I've just ordered and received this book "Python Scripting for ArcGIS":

It covers up to 10.1 and so far I find it quite useful.

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I agree, good book, however, it doesn't really have anything to do with the question and getting the certifications the OP asked about. – Craig Apr 26 '13 at 12:17
Yes it does. He said "Where can I find books or course material for esri arcgis desktop" That books is for ArcGIS desktop. Also, in addition to that, he also wanted to know about developer certification. – Mike Apr 26 '13 at 15:35

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