BUSINESS OFFICE TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATION

The Express Employment Professionals Business Office Technology Certification was developed to provide a formal training opportunity necessary for individuals to be competitive in today’s modern workplace.

Certification Overview

The certification addresses industry valued and accepted standards produced by Express Employment Professionals, and the certification serves as a validation of knowledge and skills needed to excel in any office environment. Those who earn the certification are more qualified and prepared to implement core technology and business skills in the workplace. Additionally, the certification allows employers to connect with more skilled candidates.

Industry Standard Objectives

The certification exam consists of 100 questions and assesses knowledge and concepts from the following industry standard areas.

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OFFICE TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

Technology Impacts on the Workplace Internet Use Methods
Computer Hardware Components Computer Setup & Care
Operating, Networking & Information Systems

33%

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WORD PROCESSING APPLICATIONS

Document Creation & Editing Procedures (entering text, formatting text, editing text, saving and distributing documents, formatting pages, graphics, tables, proofing documents)
Business Applications of Word Processing Technology

12%

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DIGITAL PRESENTATION APPLICATIONS

Presentation Creation, Editing & Sharing Procedures (slide creation, formatting slide placeholders, slide masters, graphics, notes, slide order, saving presentations, presenting, distribution)
Presentation Management Techniques

7%

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SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS

Spreadsheet Creation & Management (cells, formulas, functions, worksheets, charts, formatting data)
Business Applications of Spreadsheet Technology

7%

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DATABASE APPLICATIONS

Database Design, Creation & Management (fields, tables, queries, forms, reports, filtering and sorting data, formatting database objects)
Business Applications of Database Technology

7%

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DESKTOP PUBLISHING PROGRAMS

Publication Creation & Editing Procedures (templates, text, text boxes, graphics, pages, master pages, saving publications, printing publications)

10%

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WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES

E-mail Creation Procedures Electronic Scheduling Practices
Telecommunications Techniques

12%

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ETHICAL APPLICATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE

Online Etiquette
Web Privacy & Copyright Standards Business Ethics Procedures

12%

About Express Employment Professionals

Express Employment Professionals is a leading staff provider in the U.S., Canada and South Africa. The company was founded in 1983 and has more than 770 franchise locations worldwide, including 61 locations in Texas. The company’s long-term goal is to put a million people to work annually, and currently the organization employs more than 540,000 people annually. For more information, visit ExpressPros.com.

Employer Certification Verification

If you are an employer looking to verify a potential applicant's credentials, please fill out the form to the right. We will contact you with the status of the certification number you provide.

If you do not have a certification number, please contact our customer support team to verify your candidate at: customersupport@cevmultimedia.com or 1-800-922-9965

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