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CS-576 Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Certification

Test your skills out on PowerPoint with the NCSA online certification exam CS576 PowerPoint 2013. Exam questions are multiple choice and come from three different categories shown in the box below along with the approximate percentage of questions from each category. An overall score of 2.0 of a possible 4.0 qualifies you for certification.

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

Questions are designed to meet the criteria established for individuals with six months experience working with PowerPoint. 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 in PowerPoint?

PowerPoint privides a critical communication tool for businesses. From small group training to auditorium size presentations, PowerPoint 2013 provides a quick, yet powerful means to spread your message. Many available positions will require, or be greatly enhanced, by an employee who is capable and efficient in preparing PowerPoint presentations. A PowerPoint certification from NCSA demonstrates to employers that you have acquired a level of knowledge equivalent to six months experience with the software.

What do I need to study?

The best way to prepare for your PowerPoint Certification is to use the software to create presentations. Preparing slides and organizing your project will teach you the basics you need to know to succeed on the exam. As you come across challenges or try to add additional features to your presentation you will pick up the details that will enable you to get the advanced features questions. Going through the process you will pick up on shorcuts, find efficient ways to do things that will help you when you're on a deadline at your job or when getting your certification. You will also need to practice giving as well as creating the presentations as there is insight to be gained seeing your presentation delivered in it's final format.

Need training before you take the exam? Visit our training area to load up on quality courseware to prepare you for taking your PowerPoint certification exam. Double check the course descriptions while you're there as some NCSA certifications do not have an associated training courses and must be studied elsewhere.