2018 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

Announcing Certiport's 2018 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship from September 1 2017 to April 30 2018!
In its 16th year, the competition attracted more than 560,000 candidates from 122 countries to demonstrate their superior skills in Microsoft Word®, Excel®, and PowerPoint®. Today culminated the most popular technology skills competition on Microsoft Office and the only one endorsed by Microsoft since its inception in 2002.
To enter the competition, students aged 13 to 22 took a qualifying Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exam to demonstrate their mastery of Microsoft Office products. Regional competitions were held worldwide and 157 student finalists competed in the final round of competition in Anaheim, California, USA from July 31 – August 2, 2017.
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2018 Adobe Certified Associate World Championship

Announcing Certiport's 2018 Adobe Certified Associate World Championship from September 1 2017 to April 30 2018! In its 5th year, the competition attracted more than 110,000 candidates from 67 countries to prove their superior digital communications skills. Ana Katarina Charvet from Las Vegas, Nevada, USA won the top prize out of 47 finalists who came to the final round of competition at the Disneyland Resort Hotel in Anaheim, California, USA from July 31 – August 2, 2017. To enter the competition, students aged 13 to 22 took a qualifying Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exam to demonstrate their mastery using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. To view the full press release, click here.

EC-Council Associate

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Cybersecurity jobs are in high demand. Get started with EC-Council Associate certifications.

Prepare your students for a job market with little to zero unemployment.

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for talent continues to outstrip supply. Information security analysts’ employment is projected to grow 28 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for jobs in cybersecurity is expected to be very high, as these analysts will be needed to create innovative solutions to prevent hackers from stealing critical information or accessing unsecure networks.

Ensure that your school is offering globally-recognized cybersecurity certification to your students. As you know, certification can increase a student’s confidence, build their resume, and validate their knowledge and skills to prepare them for college or a career path in cybersecurity.

Announcement: EC-Council Associate Curriculum available today and the Associate Certification exams available October 2018.

EC-Council Associate cybersecurity certifications and curriculum

EC-Council, or the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants, is the world’s largest cyber security technical certification body. EC-Council has certified over 200,000 information security professionals globally that have influenced the cyber security mindset of countless organizations worldwide.

Certiport has partnered with EC-Council to offer two cybersecurity certifications covering a "Red Team", offensive, and "Blue Team", defensive, approaches. Ethical Hacking Associate (E|HA)  and Cyber Forensics Associate (C|FA) will allow students to get started in the exciting, yet critical, world of cybersecurity. These certifications validate entry-level knowledge in these areas and prepare individuals for advance, professional EC-Council certifications to continue learning the latest practices when preventing and addressing cybersecurity.

In addition to the new EC-Council Associate certifications, Certiport offers the official EC-Council curriculum that aligns to the exams and practice tests to easily incorporate EC-Council certifications into CTE cybersecurity and information security courses.

Benefit of EC-Council Associate certifications

  • Result-driven way to ensure your curriculum aligns with industry and global standards.
  • Prepare your students for college or a career in cybersecurity by validating their knowledge.
  • Position your students as credible job candidate to employers with an industry-recognized credential.

Resources to learn, practice, certify and share.

Through Certiport’s full pathway solution you can prepare your students for a cybersecurity certification with tailored learning materials and curriculum, practice tests, and EC-Council endorsed certification exams. Adding these materials into your curriculum is easy and seamless.

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