Microsoft IT Academy & Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification

Microsoft IT Academy

microsoftMore 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.

Microsoft 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 may sit for multiple exams and if unsuccessful on their first attempt, may retake the exams free of charge.

Choose your path, get trained, and move ahead with CCV and Microsoft.

If you are not currently enrolled at CCV, you will need to apply as a workforce education student by choosing Apply Now and entering “IT ACADEMY” as your enrollment request code on the form.

The application process may take up to four business days. Applicants will need to wait for their application to be processed before moving on to the next step. Applicants will receive an email from admissions once they have been accepted.

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Once your application has been processed and you’ve received your acceptance email, then you must activate your CCV account and can proceed with account set up below. Instructions for setting up your CCV account will be provided in your welcome email.

If you’re a current student and already have CCV login credentials, you can start your free Microsoft IT Academy Training right now by choosing Account Set Up.

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