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Microsoft Office Specialist

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification is the world’s most recognised computing qualification for proving a person’s skills and abilities in Microsoft Office applications.  ​Earning a MOS certification can help you stand out in today’s competitive job market. 

The University has subsided 125 Microsoft Specialist certifications (usually £100 per course but available to you for £10 per course!) for students active on the Lincoln Award.  One of these courses counts for ALL 3 COURSE RELATED ACTVITIES section of the Lincoln Award!

The Microsoft Office Specialist certification proves to employers that you have the core skills in Office applications.​  You can choose one of these software options, study using online learning resources, and then sit a 50 minute practical exam;

  • Word​
  • Excel​
  • PowerPoint​
  • Access​
  • OneNote​
  • Outlook​
  • Sharepoint

Want to get started?  Here is the process…..

  1. Sign up for by paying the £10 fee via the online store. Click button below.
  2. Receive instructions by email from the on campus provider (further support is available)
  3. Take part in the 3-4 hours of online learning
  4. Take the exam on campus (with support and celebration!):  Jan 29th 2020
  5. Receive your certification (ready for your CV and LinkedIn profile)
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If you have any questions please contact the Lincoln Award team; lincolnaward@lincoln.ac.uk or pop in to the Careers Centre.

Full details and course objectives are available here. Full Course Details