Certiport, A Pearson VUE Company

Certiport, A Pearson VUE Company

Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, pledges to deliver 80,000 new certifications in Europe in 2017.  Certiport manages a sophisticated portfolio of leading certification programs including: the official Microsoft Office Specialist certification program, the Microsoft Technology Associate certification program, the Microsoft Certified Educator program, the Adobe® Certified Associate certification program, the Autodesk Certified User and Autodesk Certified Professional certification programs, the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User certification program, the IC3 Digital Literacy certification and the Certiport Entrepreneurship & Small Business certification program. The pledge represents a significant increase in efforts in Europe for 2017.  In order to achieve the pledge target Certiport will be offering certification exams in many more European languages by localising exam modules.

Last update: 10/05/2017
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Pledge Category

Digital skills in education
Digital skills for labour force

Pledge's geographical scope

Time period

Start date: 01/01/2017
End date: 31/12/2017

Other Pledge details

Public Funding: NO
All funding to date has not been public funding. In Poland, Certiport's IC3 Digital Literacy Certification has been listed as an option for certification in a recent EU tender and therefore could receive public funding in 2017.

Certiport, A Pearson VUE Company

Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, is a leading test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets.

Qualitative Impact

Certiport certified individuals will have achieved a credential that demonstrates to themselves and others that they have the skills they need to be successful. Certified people have not just taken assessments, they have passed exams that are transportable and valid across borders.

Quantitative Impact

Indicator Description Target Status
Digital skills assessments New industry-approved certifications of individuals 80,000 N/A

Pledge progress

Evidence about progress

No evidence available about the progress.

Milestones

Milestone name Completion date Status
New exams available in English and Spanish 31/01/2017
Training of partner on the Digital Skills & Jobs Coalition 20/02/2017
New exams available in Nederlands, Romanian, French & German 30/04/2017
New exams available in Italian 31/05/2017
New exams available in Portuguese & Russian 30/06/2017
New exams available for Python, Javascript, HTML& CSS 31/08/2017
Renewal of all European Partners 01/01/2017