Certifications

Microsoft Office Specialist

Specialist Certification: Candidates must successfully complete any one of the Specialist exams.

Office 2016

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word Expert
  • Microsoft Excel Expert

Office 2013

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word Expert Part 1 & Part 2
  • Microsoft Excel Expert Part 1 & Part 2
  • Microsoft OneNote
  • Microsoft SharePoint

Office 2010 (these exams will be retired in 2019)

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word Expert
  • Microsoft Excel Expert

*** note that the exams may be undertaken on 2010, 2013 or 2016.

Microsoft Office Expert

Expert Certification: Candidates must successfully complete any one of the Expert exams

 

Office 2016

  • Microsoft Word Expert
  • Microsoft Excel Expert

Office 2013

  • Microsoft Word Part 1 & Part 2
  • Microsoft Excel Part 1 & Part 2

Office 2010

  • Microsoft Word Expert
  • Microsoft Excel Expert

*** note that the exams may be undertaken on 2010, 2013 or 2016.

Microsoft Office Master Certification

Master Certification: Candidates must successfully complete three required exams and one elective exam

Office 2016

  • Microsoft Word Expert
  • Microsoft Excel Expert
  • Microsoft PowerPoint

Elective

  • Microsoft Access

Or

  • Microsoft Outlook

 

Office 2013

  • Microsoft Word Part 1 & Part 2
  • Microsoft Excel Part 1 & Part 2t
  • Microsoft PowerPoint

Elective

  • Microsoft Access

Or

  • Microsoft Outlook

 

Office 2010

  • Microsoft Word Expert
  • Microsoft Excel Expert
  • Microsoft PowerPoint

Elective

  • Microsoft Access

Or

  • Microsoft Outlook

 

***note that the exams may be undertaken on 2010, 2013 or 2016.

 

The Master Instructor Certification is for those who train the Microsoft Office suite. The requirements to be a master instructor are as follows
  • Master Certification
  • Instructional Experience
  • Application Fee
  • Register Online
For More information call Chantal Gomes on (011) 887 8885 or email chanty@optionsit.co.za
IC3

Do you want to prove your computer knowledge?

IC3 is your answer

The IC3 (Internet and Computing Core) certification proves that you have the knowledge and the skills required for basic use of computer hardware, software, networks and the internet.

IC3 Exams

  • IC3 GS5 (Office 2016)
  • IC3 GS5 (Office 2013)
  • IC3 GS5 Spark (Office 2016)
  • IC3 GS4 (Office 2010)
  • IC3 GS4 Spark (Office 2010)

How do I get the IC3?

Pass all 3 exams:

  • Computing Fundamentals (hardware and software),
  • Key Applications (Word, Power Point and Excel) and
  • Living Online (Using e-mail and the internet).

Is this an internationally recognised certification?

Yes

What training is available?

  • Intro to IT - 1 day
  • Windows - 1 day
  • Microsoft Word - 2 days
  • Microsoft Excel - 2 days
  • Microsoft Outlook - 1 day
  • Internet - 1 day

Total - 8 days

If you are starting from scratch there is an 8 day course covering the following