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CS-496 Microsoft Office 2010 Certification

Test your skills out on Microsoft Office 2010 with the NCSA online certification exam CS496. Exam questions are multiple choice and come from three different categories which are shown in the box below along with the approximate percentage of questions from each category.

   Category Percentage
   Basic Office Features 40%
   Advanced Features 30%
   Efficiency/Usage 30%

Questions are designed to meet the criteria established for individuals with six months experience working with Office 2010. Your scores will be available as soon as you complete the exam. Online certification exams are available for free by clicking the test now button above.

Why get certified on Microsoft Office 2010?

Microsoft Office 2010 is the industry leading business productivity suite in use today. Office's core components often form the core of a business's information technology application and experience with these programs may be a fundamental prerequisite for potential employees. An Office certification from NCSA demonstrates to employers that you have acquired a level of knowledge equivalent to six months experience with the software. The test incorporates questions primarily from these major components of Office: Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

What do I need to study?

Our certifications are designed with practical use in mind. The most effective way to learn how to use office is to simply start using it and gain experience with the components. As you come to tasks you are unfamiliar with you can use the built in help features or search for specifics online. The primary areas covered in the exam are Word, Excel, PowerPoint,Access, and Outlook. In a business environment there is a focus on speed and efficiency so it is important that you learn any available tips and shortcuts that may help you along the way.

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