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Sources for training to prepare for industry certification

NOTE: This list will be updated as we find more sources
(please notify us if you know of others, the links are not working, or the source is not as described).

GENERAL Multi-discipline Training Sites:

PC Classes Online - PC Classes Online is a new way that you or anyone can learn how to better use your Mac, PC, iPhone, iPad, and tools on the web right from the comfort of your own home.
We are a 100% free public service and currently have members in over 160 countries. Members can attend classes live or view past classes in our ever-growing video library. PC Classes Online was originally designed for baby boomers, but has become a service that anyone can learn from.

LYNDA.COM – This site provides an extensive list of courses including all the MOS Software training, and it includes practice exercises to assist the learner. The cost for this is $37.50 per month for unlimited access to all their courses and no long term commitment.

MICRO069 - Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

QUICKCERT - After entering this site, do a search for the certification you are interested in obtaining – as of 11/26/13 Quickcert was offering: Word, Excel, & PowerPoint training (2010 version) for $99 per course and they include a guarantee that you will pass the certification exam.

MICROSOFT TRAINING STUDY GUIDES - Microsoft is offering a study guide for each of their MOS certifications for $19.99 each.

MICROSOFT OFFICE ONLINE TRAINING – These online courses are provided FREE and cover all MS Office products for the following versions, 2007, 2010 and even 2013. These handy training videos should give the viewer enough practical information to prepare for the certification examinations.

HOME & LEARN – This British website offers FREE training on a variety of subjects including most of the MOS certification software. They offer training videos on MS Office versions 2007, 2010 and 2013.

CERTIPORT – Follow this link to view the certification objectives for each of the MOS 2010 and 2007 exams.

GCF Learn Free – Goodwill Community Foundations organization site offers 750 FREE lessons with over 250 videos. This program offers all the MS Office programs for 2007, 2010, and 2013. This is a very good program to consider.

NATHA003 - Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)

CMAA Prep - CMAAprep.com helps you prepare for the Medical Administrative Assistant Certification (CMAA) test. Practice tests are designed specifically to help you ace the Medical Administrative Assistant Certification (CMAA) test. They offer 10 full-length practice tests for $13.95; these tests help you prepare for the real test in several key ways.

ACFED002 - Culinary Arts Certifications (CC)

Certified Culinarian - American Culinary Federation Practical Exam Candidate Guide for Certified Culinarian exam. Additional material about the certification can be found at the American Culinary Federations website.

IFSEA001 - Food Manager Certification (CFM)

CFM Exam – The Premier Food Safety Company offers a Food Manager Study Package with Online Food Manager Training and a voucher for the Food Manager Exam for $128.00. This program comes with the following guarantee: “You will pass the certification exam after taking the online course. If you do not pass the exam, you may retake the online course at no additional charge.”

NRAEF003 - Food Protection Manager Certification (CPFM)

Certified Food Protection Manager - The FSA Training Company offers a 6-hr classroom training with ServSafe Instructor, a comprehensive study guide (includes 2009 FDA Food Code revisions) along with an exam prep and ServSafe CPFM Exam for $150. This course also offers a pass guarantee.

Adobe Creative Suite (ACA)

Amazon offers Adobe Creative Suite 5 ACA Certification Preparation: Featuring Dreamweaver, Flash and Photoshop for $58.79 & FREE Shipping.

Total Training Partners with Certiport offers ACA Certification for $ 72.00, and six month online training for $69.00. With an extra $14.00 you can add a retake. It offers:

  • Adobe CS5 Photoshop: Essentials
  • Adobe CS5 Photoshop: Advanced]
  • Adobe CS5 Dreamweaver: Essentials
  • Adobe CS5 Flash: Essentials

Professional Skills Program offers Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exam for $90.00 with retake option.

Adobe CS6 Photoshop: Essentials - Amazon offers Photoshop for $58.79 & FREE Shipping.
Sources for training to prepare for industry certification
NOTE: This list will be updated as we find more sources
(please notify us if you know of others, the links are not working, or the source is not as described).
INTUT001 - QuickBooks CERTIPORT Offers QuickBooks learning guide that contains 15 lessons with step-by-step instructions and illustrations for $80.00. The Paperback version of book (includes CD of software) Includes Free 140-day trial of QuickBooks Accountant.

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