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NEW-Microsoft Office Specialist 2013




Microsoft Office Specialist 2010



Microsoft Office Specialist 2007



Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)



IC3 & iCritical Thinking -

Internet & Computing Core

Certification




General Exam Information


What is the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification?

The MOS programme is the only comprehensive certification programme designed to validate desktop computer skills using Microsoft Office Applications. The MOS programme demonstrates computer literacy, measures proficiency, improves productivity and identifies opportunities for skills enhancement utilising the most up-to-date and reputable version of Microsoft Office Software.

If an MOS exam in any application is passed then you will achieve MOS certification in that application.

Microsoft Office Master

To achieve the MOS Master you need to pass all of the * exams plus one elective exam.





 







MOS 2013 Exams

Microsoft Word (77-418) 

Microsoft Excel (77-420)

Microsoft PowerPoint* (77-422)

Microsoft Access (77-424)

Microsoft Outlook 2013 (77-423)

Microsoft Word Expert* (77-425 & 426)

Microsoft Excel Expert* (77-427 & 428)

Microsoft SharePoint - Due 2014

Microsoft One Note - Due 2014


These exams relate to Office 2013. The exams are being released during 2013 & 2014.  Please contact us to check current availbility.


MOS 2010 and earlier versions provide a variety of brief tasks to complete using Office application tools and functions. The new exam format for MOS 2013 presents a short project that the candidate must complete, using the specifications provided. This creates a real-world testing experience for candidates.

 


Exams can be taken Monday-Friday between 9.00am and 4.00pm

by appointment.



   


 

MOS 2010 Exams

Microsoft Word (77-881)

Microsoft Word Expert (77-887)*

Microsoft Excel (77-882)

Microsoft Excel Expert (77-888)*

Microsoft PowerPoint (77-883)*

Microsoft Outlook (77-884)

Microsoft Access (77-885)

Microsoft SharePoint (77-886)

Microsoft OneNote (77-853)

Microsoft Office 365 (77-891)


These exams relate to Office 2010. All exams are available at Core level. Word & Excel are also available at Expert level.


Click on the exam title to view the official exam outline


Each exam can be purchased individually or in a bundle of four. 


Exams can be taken Monday-Friday between 9.00am and 4.00pm

by appointment.






   


 

MOS 2007 Exams

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word Expert *

Microsoft Excel 

Microsoft Excel Expert *

Microsoft PowerPoint *

Microsoft Outlook 

Microsoft Access 

Vista for the business user #


These exams relate to Office 2007 & Vista


Please click on the exam title to view the official exam outline.


Each exam can be purchased individually or in a bundle of four. 


Exams can be taken Monday-Friday between 9.00am and 4.00pm

by appointment.


Please click here or contact us by phone or e-mail


(020) 7831 4546



The # exam above is an additional exam that is not part of the Master programme but is needed if you wish to train/teach people how to use Vista e.g. if they are upgrading from XP.


For information on the exam layout of the Vista online exam,

please click here


   

   


   


Adobe Certified Associate Exams

ACA Web Communication Using Dreamweaver

ACA Rich Media Communication Using Flash

ACA Visual Communication Using Photoshop


The Adobe Certified Associate (Entry Level) exams are currently available in CS4 and CS5.


This certification is a credential that validates entry-level skills needed to plan, design, build, and maintain effective communications by using different forms of digital media. Each associate-level certification exam will correspond to a particular Adobe application used for digital communication.


The exams feature real-world assignments that are based on the way you actually use Adobe programs on your computer. Using a simulation, you will be asked to perform a series of tasks that demonstrate your ability with the software.


Please click on the exam title to view the official exam outline.


Each exam can be purchased individually.


Exams can be taken Monday-Friday between 9.00am and 4.00pm

by appointment.


Please click here or contact us by phone or e-mail


(020) 7831 4546


Adobe Dreamweaver is the industry-leading Web development tool, enabling users to efficiently design, develop and maintain standards-based websites and applications. With Dreamweaver, users can go from start to finish, creating and maintaining basic websites to advanced applications that support best practice and the latest technology.


Adobe Flash is the industry standard for creating and delivering effective rich, interactive content across desktops and devices. Flash enables users to integrate animation, video, text, audio and graphics into engaging user experiences that span a wide variety of digital devices, from desktops to mobile phones.


Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard for the utmost creative control in image editing and compositing. You can apply filters nondestructively, manage and correct colour more easily, convert colour images to rich black-and-white with one click and retouch images with more powerful cloning and healing tools.


Please click on the exam title to view the official exam outline.


For information on the format of the ACA online exams click here


   


 


IC3 Exams

IC3 Computer Fundamentals

IC3 Key Applications

IC3 Living Online


IC3 Optional Exam

iCritical Thinking



The IC3 exams are an ENTRY LEVEL Digital Literacy qualification for people who are unfamiliar or lacking confidence with computers.



iCritical Thinking is a FOUNDATION exam aimed at teachers/pupils in education. It is NOT part of the IC3 Master programme.



Please click on the exam title to view the official exam outline.


Exams can be purchased individually or in a bundle of three. 


Exams can be taken Monday-Friday between 9.00am and 4.00pm

by appointment.


To purchase these exams please either click here to go to our payment site, or contact us.


ABOUT IC3

Certiport’s Internet and Computing Core Certification is the ideal certification for anyone that wants to demonstrate critical computer and Internet skills valued in today’s academic and professional environments.

 

Why be IC3 certified?

IC3 is the world's first global certification for digital literacy. It offers certification candidates the opportunity to demonstrate to employers and academic institutions a basic level of computer and Internet literacy.


IC3:


a) Provides core skills and knowledge necessary to use key computer applications and the Internet

b) Provides a CV-building standard certification as proof of successful completion of the program

c) Provides the foundation necessary to further enhance productivity and marketability with additional certifications

d) Gives individuals confidence and security in being part of today's digital world.

e) Is a global IT Qualification that proves proficiency in computing and internet knowledge skills

f) Is an internationally recognised symbol of digital literacy.


Computer Fundamentals

This module includes the knowledge and skills required to identify different types of computers, the components of a personal computer (including internal components, such as microprocessors) and how these components work together. The module also includes the knowledge and skills relating to computer storage as it applies to hardware components, like floppy and hard disks, and performance, as it applies to processor speed and memory.

 

Key Applications

This module includes the knowledge and skills required to perform functions common to all Microsoft Windows applications, with an emphasis on the common functionality between the two Microsoft Office applications, Word and Excel.  Elements include the ability to start and exit either the Word or Excel application, modify the display of toolbars and other on-screen elements, use online help, and perform file management, editing, formatting and printing functions common to Word, Excel and most Windows applications.


Living Online

This module includes the knowledge and skills required to identify common terminology associated with computer networks and the Internet, components and benefits of networked computers, the difference between different types of networks (LAN and WAN), and how computer networks fit into other communications networks (like the telephone network).


To achieve the IC3 Master you need to pass ALL THREE IC3 exams (Not including the ICritical Thinking exam)


What is ICritical Thinking?

Critical Thinking is the only ICT literacy program to certify critical thinking skills in a technological environment.  It features real-time, simulated, scenario-based testing through a network of authorised Certiport Centers. 


Critical Thinking also offers individual certification and credential verification, and individual, group and institutional reporting based on a globally defined ICT/digital literacy framework. And when paired with proven digital literacy and desktop computing and publishing programs such as the IC3, Microsoft and Adobe, Critical Thinking becomes part of a 21st-Century, work-readiness solution tailored to your specific needs.


   


 

GENERAL EXAM INFORMATION



The exams feature real-world assignments that are based on the way you actually use the Microsoft/Certiport/Adobe applications on your computer. Using an actual document, for example, you’ll be asked to perform a series of tasks that demonstrate your desktop computing skills.


How long does the exam take?

All exams take between 50 minutes and one hour.  Scoring of answers is based on the end result, not on the route or time taken to complete the task.  Errant keystrokes or mouse clicks will not count against your score, as long as you achieve the correct end result.

 

When will I get my results?

Your results are immediately displayed on-screen and a score report can be printed after the exam is completed.


Ergonomic Keyboard

If you use an ergonomic keyboard, please let us know when you book the exam.

 

Exam Certificates

Results can be printed immediately. Official certificates will be available to view/print from your Certiport account between 24-48 hours after successful completion of the exam.


Who is Certiport?

Certiport is the leading provider of global, performance-based certification programmes and services, designed to enable individual success and lifetime advancement through certification.


Established in 1997, Certiport is the exclusive worldwide administrator of the Microsoft, IC³ and Adobe certification programs. Certiport uses concurrent and simulation technologies

 

What is a Proctor Fee?

A Proctor Fee is paid to the Authorised Testing Centre for the hire of the room in order for you to sit your exam.  You may have an exam voucher purchased from another training provider. In this case, you will need to pay a proctor fee to use our Testing Centre to sit your exam or practice test

 

If you purchase exams or practice tests directly from S&G Training, the proctor fee is already included (unless stated otherwise at time of purchase).


Practice Test Software

For information on available practice test software, please click here or contact us.