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TestOut Desktop Pro Certification

The TestOut Desktop Pro certification exam measures an examinee's ability to perform essential tasks in Microsoft Office productivity applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Examinees have the opportunity to prove their proficiency using these applications to create word documents, spreadsheets, and presentation slides. These skills are beneficial in a wide variety of jobs across many different industries, such as business, IT, healthcare, and education. Desktop Pro certified individuals have greater career and job readiness, increased confidence, and increased job satisfaction.
Minimum education requirement: High School or 2-year degree
Experience Requirement: This requirement depends on the job that you apply for.
Application skills assessed by the Desktop Pro exam
The TestOut Desktop Pro exam measures your ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Exam Specifications
 
  • Exam Version: 2.0
  • Release Date: September 16, 2016
  • Question Count: Up to 15 questions
  • Task Count: Up to 55 tasks
  • Time Limit: 120 minutes
  • Score Range: 200 - 2,000
  • Passing Score: 1532
  • Exam Version: 1.0
  • Release Date: April 1, 2015
  • Question Count: Up to 16 questions
  • Task Count: Up to 60 tasks
  • Time Limit: 120 minutes
  • Score Range: 200 - 1,300
  • Passing Score: 1020
Skills Assessed
 
The TestOut Desktop Pro certification exam measures an examinee's proficiency using the following applications:
  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
Associated Courseware
 
Notes:
  • The TestOut Desktop Pro certification is included in the cost of TestOut's Desktop Pro and Pro Plus courseware.
  • The TestOut Desktop Pro exam is 100 percent performance based.
  • Examinees may encounter a small number of unscored tasks that are used to evaluate and improve the exam. These tasks do not impact an examinees’ final score.
  • Upon passing, certificates can be ordered from the LabSim home page for a minimal fee.
  • If you have questions regarding the TestOut Desktop Pro certification, please contact your TestOut sales representative at 1-800-877-4889 or email [email protected].
  • If you would like to evaluate or retake any of the TestOut Pro certifications, you may request additional instructor exam vouchers by emailing [email protected]
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