Certifications

The IT Training Department is a designated testing facility for two industry recognized certification programs - Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS). Take advantage of this opportunity to add certification to your credentials.

Please contact Mike McClure at (937) 229-5030 for current pricing and additional testing information.


IC3 - Internet and Computing Core Certification

What is IC3?

The Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) is a series of tests recognized as the global standard for demonstrating digital literacy skills. IC3 includes components on Computing Fundamentals and Key Applications.

Why should I get certified? I know how to use my computer.
Certification provides you with a industry-recognized verification of your computing skills which is great for both career development and continuing education!

Is there any cost to take certification exams?
Yes, to cover the expense of providing the certifications, UDit charges a fee.

What tests are included in the IC3 certification?
Computing Fundamentals: Hardware, software and operating systems
Key Applications: Word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software functions
Living Online: Network and Internet basics, email and impact of computing on society

When can I take certification exams?
Since certification tests are proctored, you'll need to schedule in advance with the IT Training Department.

How long does each test take?
You're allotted 45 minutes per test.

I've passed a test, does my certification ever "expire"?
Your certification won't expire, but you'll probably want to get certified on the new releases of applications.

I'm a Mac user; what about me?
IC3 certifications are available for both PC and Mac users.

What's the best way to prepare for certification exams?
Contact the IT Training Department for available resources.  IT Training can also recommend books for preparation.


MOS - Microsoft Office Specialist Certification

What is MOS?

The Microsoft Office Specialist certification demonstrates proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of desktop applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Why should I get certified? I know how to use my computer.
Certification provides you with a industry-recognized verification of your computing skills which is great for both career development and continuing education!

Is there any cost to take certification exams?
Yes, a fee is charged to cover the expense of providing the certifications. 

When can I take certification exams?
Since certification tests are proctored, you'll need to schedule in advance with the IT Training Department.

How long does each test take?
Plan for one hour per test.

I've passed a test, does my certification ever "expire"?
Your certification won't expire, but you'll probably want to get certified on the new releases of applications.

What's the best way to prepare for certification exams?
Contact the IT Training Department for available resources.  IT Training can also recommend books for preparation.


Contact

IT Training

Roesch Library 038 
Walk-in Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm 

937-229-2137