More than 50% of today’s jobs require some technology skills, and experts say that number will increase to 77% over the next decade.
The Microsoft IT Academy program, offered free to CCV students, is designed to prepare you for the future by building your expertise in today’s most popular technologies. Start with the Microsoft Office suite of programs like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Explore new products like Windows 8. Dive into the Cloud and Office 365. Discover various IT careers, or create games and mobile applications.
Because the IT industry continues to thrive despite the current economic climate, there is a global need for people highly skilled in Microsoft technologies. Our world-class Microsoft IT Academy curriculum can help you gain the skills and experience you need to succeed in college and in a promising career.
Office Specialist Certification
The Microsoft Office Specialist Certification is one of the most widely recognized certifications in the country. This timed and proctored assessment evaluates a student’s ability to create a rich document, spreadsheet, database, etc. in a timed environment. Students will be provided access to the Office program of their choice (currently students can choose from Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, or Outlook) and a list of instructions. In addition to the step by step instructions, students are provided with a picture of the finished product. Participants that are able to create the requested document within the time frame earn the credential.
MOS testing is free to CCV students and offered only to CCV students. To schedule an assessment, call CCV-Rutland at 802-786-6996.
*Students can sit for more than one exam however, retakes of the same exam are not free. In other words retaking the Excel assessment after an unsuccessful attempt will not be at no cost.
Choose your path, get trained, and move ahead with CCV and Microsoft.
If you are not currently enrolled at CCV, you just need to apply as a workforce education student by choosing Apply Now and entering “IT ACADEMY” as your enrollment request code on the form.
If you’re a current student or already have CCV login credentials, you can start your free Microsoft IT Academy Training right now by choosing Start Training below.