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Do you have Office skills? Earn your certification in Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel, & Outlook to showcase your knowledge!
Choose a program below to begin your learning path.
Courses through LinkedIn Learning and Universal Class are free to you with your Pierce County Library System card. You will need to have your library card number available to pursue these learning pathways.
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Microsoft Excel Certification
Build and validate your knowledge in the most commonly used spreadsheet and data collection software. LinkedIn Learning ‘Excel 2016 Essential Training ‘ and Universal Class ‘Excel 2016’
New to Excel? Start with this tutorial from GCF Global.
Microsoft Excel Expert Certification
Take your certification to the next level with this Expert content. LinkedIn Learning ‘Advanced Formatting Techniques’ and ‘Advanced Formulas and Functions’ and Universal Class ‘Advanced Excel 2016’
Microsoft Word Certification
Learn the ins and outs of the most widely used word processing program in the world. LinkedIn Learning ‘Word 2016 Essential Training’ and Universal Class ‘Word 2016’
New to Word? Start with this tutorial from GCF Global.
Microsoft Word Expert Certification
Go beyond your basic document with advanced templates and styles in this Expert certification. LinkedIn Learning ‘Styles in Depth’ and ‘Templates in Depth’
Microsoft Access Certification
Learn to use Microsoft Access to help you analyze large amounts of information, and manage data more efficiently. LinkedIn Learning ‘Access 2016 Essential Training’ and Universal Class ‘Access 2016’
Microsoft Access Expert Certification
Love Access? Take your knowledge higher and pursue this new Expert level certification. LinkedIn Learning ‘Access Expert’ (only available for Office 365/2019) and Universal Class ‘Access 2019’
Microsoft PowerPoint Certification
Learn how to create presentations that deliver your message with power and purpose. LinkedIn Learning ‘PowerPoint 2016 Essential Training’ and Universal Class ‘PowerPoint 2016’
New to PowerPoint? Start with this tutorial from GCF Global.
Microsoft Outlook Certification
Learn how to use Microsoft Outlook to send and receive emails and manage various types of personal data including calendar appointments and similar entries, tasks, contacts, and notes. LinkedIn Learning ‘Outlook 2016 Essential Training’ and Universal Class ‘Outlook 2016’
New to Outlook? Start with this video tutorial from Microsoft.
*You can earn over-arching titles like Microsoft Office Specialist Associate, Microsoft Office Specialist Expert, and Microsoft Office Specialist Master by completing multiple certifications! Visit Certiport’s Pathways to learn more.
Finished learning? Get certified!
Taking a certification exam requires you have first taken a timed practice exam for that program and passed with a score of at least 85%. After you have achieved this, we will work together to schedule your final exam.