learndirect launches new MOS qualification route

A new route to Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification is being launched by learndirect today (12 November 2012).

MOS 2010 logoCombining Microsoft’s official e-learning courses and online study guides with practice tests and the exam voucher itself, learndirect’s MOS programme provides learners with everything they need to succeed.

MOS certification is an increasingly popular qualification for people looking to stand out in today’s tough economic conditions. For employers, the certification provides skill-verification tools which can help to assess a person’s skills in using the Microsoft Office suite of software.

Greg Pearson, from Microsoft Learning, said: “MOS is the only performance-based certification which validates the skills needed to get the most out of Microsoft Office. The flexible approach of learndirect by providing self-directed online training will open-up access to the MOS certification, helping learners to stand out in today’s competitive job market.”

Suzana Lopes, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at learndirect, added: “We believe this is the first time a provider has been able to offer a wholly online collection of the key components of MOS: courseware, support material, practice tests and the cost of the exam. This makes it easy for people to come to us and get everything they need in one place.”

Each package combines Microsoft’s official elearning courses and online study guides with practice tests and the exam voucher itself. Available for MOS certification in Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, the training package includes:

  • Elearning: Three online courses (approximately 6 hours of learning) taking people from Introduction to Advanced level.
  • Official study guides (PDF): Each 2010 MOS Study Guide is the companion to the courseware and provides instant access to the exam reference material and step by step task instructions.
  • Practice exams: Available through a dedicated website which closely mirrors the actual exam experience.
  • Exam voucher: The exam voucher (worth £65) entitles people to sit their MOS exam at an accredited test centre.

A complete package is priced at £119.99. Visit our store for more info.