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Certification for businesses and individuals

Want to change career or get up to speed with IT?
Would it be easier to work from home?

IT certifications are more relevant now than ever before in an increasingly competitive job market. They enable you to learn valuable new skills and show potential employers that you know how to make the best use of particular software products.
Microsoft Office Specialist Certification is a globally recognised certification which will equip you with the business IT skills you need to stand out in a competitive market place.
The Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification allows you to demonstrate proficiency in the Adobe suite of applications. Becoming a Certified Associate will help you stand apart from your peers, boost your confidence, and expand your career opportunities.
You could choose a self-study learning package so that you can learn whenever and wherever it suits you. Each package leads to industry standard certification, so it’s a great addition to your CV.
Each package represents great value for money and includes a comprehensive approved courseware, practice exams and the final exam.

Certification for businesses

 

Microsoft Office Specialist is the only credential of its kind approved by Microsoft and demonstrates end-user proficiency with Microsoft Office products. It is reported that businesses who promote MOS certification, notice increased productivity and competence from qualified staff. Employers also notice that morale, confidence and the ability to help others is increased throughout the office.

Which certifications are available?

You can choose to study Office 2016 in the following products:
MS Word 2016 Core - objectives
MS Excel 2016 Core - objectives
MS PowerPoint 2016 Core - objectives
MS Access 2016 Core - objectives
MOS Outlook 2016 Core - objectives
MS Word 2016 Expert - objectives
MS Excel 2016 Expert - objectives

Become a Microsoft Office Specialist Master

Master is 'the highest MOS certification; it puts you on an elite level'.

Achieve MOS Master status by successfully completing four exams:
Required: Word 2016 Expert
Required: Excel 2016 Expert
Required: PowerPoint 2016
Elective: Access 2016 or Outlook 2016

How will I learn?

Our e-learning package provides you with the flexibility to learn in your own time, at your own pace. We’ll provide you with:

 

  • Microsoft approved courseware which maps directly to the exam objectives.

  • Practice exams with testing and training mode providing step-by-step help on each question. You can progress at your own pace, returning to saved tests and skipped questions

  • The final exam in your chosen product

 

Where are exams held?

All our exams are held in the Library building of the UCLan campus at Preston. Once you are ready to take your exam, we’ll work with you to arrange a convenient date and time.

What is the cost?

Self-Study Package: £70 (plus VAT)
MOS 2016 Master bundle: £200 (plus VAT)

 

 

The Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) credential certifies that individuals have the skills required in Adobe CS6 products to plan, design, build, and maintain effective communications using different forms of digital media.

Which products are available?

We offer self-paced learning packages in the following products:

  • Adobe Photoshop CS6
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS6
  • Adobe Flash CS6

If you are already a confident user of the following Adobe products and wish to validate your skills, we can offer you an exam only option at a competitive price:

  • Adobe Flash® Professional
  • Adobe Dreamweaver®
  • Adobe Photoshop®
  • Adobe Premiere® Pro
  • Adobe Illustrator®
  • Adobe InDesign®

How will I learn?

Each package consists of officially endorsed ACA Courses books, accompanying CD Rom’s containing exercise files and online practice exam software, along with an exam voucher and free retake.

Where are exams held?

All our exams are held in the Library building of the UCLan campus at Preston. Once you are ready to take your exam, we’ll work with you to arrange a convenient date and time.

What is the cost?

Self-Study Package: £120 (plus VAT)
Exam only: £70 (plus VAT)