Join us online to earn a credential in one of many industry recognized certifications from Microsoft, Adobe and Intuit (QuickBooks). Certifications demonstrate one's technical proficiency to an employer or prospective college. Read more about certifications on the library website and check out this short video.
The Tacoma Public Library is partnering with Washington State Library to offer the exams for free. Registering for a test slot is required as space will be limited. Please see below for the available exams and test day requirements.
1. Test candidates must take and pass a GMetrix practice exam before qualifying for a free Certiport voucher. For information about these practice exams, call Rhonda Kristoff at 253-280-2833.
2. Test candidates must register for a Certiport account prior to test day and be prepared with their login credentials and photo I.D. at test time.
3. If you are unable to attend your exam time, please call the library at 253-280-2800 to cancel your appointment.
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) ( choose from 2016 or 2019 options available for Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook, Word and Excel Expert)
Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) - choice of exams available; please call or email for details
Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) - choice of exams available; please call or email for details
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) - choice of exams available; please call or email for details
QuickBooks - choice of exams available; please call or email for details