Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

Corporate Training Solution
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification is the world's most recognised computing qualification for proving a person's skills and abilities in Microsoft's Office applications.


The NHS, the largest employer in Europe, worked with Prodigy Learning to create a MOS certification programme to raise standards and productivity. A survey of over 2,000 learners showed 90% of staff increased productivity!

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Microsoft Office Specialist certified employees are proven to be significantly more productive when using Microsoft Office applications. Research indicates that MOS certified individuals have increased competence, productivity, and credibility with their employers, co-workers, and clients.

MOS helps to increase job satisfaction and provides employers with a measurable return on their training investment. It is also proven to be extremely popular and effective as criteria for recruiting staff for roles that are use Microsoft Office applications every day.

MOS Corporate Solution:
  • Skills RequirementIdentify the Microsoft Office skills required for your employees' job roles
  • Skills Analysis & Action LearningUse GMetrix Online Action Learning software to identify skills gaps and "learn by doing"
  • Post Training Assessment & ROIComprehensive reporting in GMetrix assesses progress and MOS certification proves return on investment
    Key benefits for employers:
    • Increases Productivity on Microsoft Office85% of supervisors say MOS certified employees are more productive (see Productivity Study)
    • Improves Return on Investment in Microsoft OfficeMaximise the value of the software you have purchased for your organisation
    • Supports Deployment of new versions of Microsoft OfficeMOS Corporate Solution delivers an "out of the box" training plan for rollouts


Microsoft Office Specialist certification is available for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access and OneNote*, validating core skills in Office applications. Microsoft Office Specialist Expert for Word and Excel certifies advanced skills in these applications. MOS Master certification designates mastery across a range of Microsoft Office applications. Each MOS exam is a stand-alone certification.

Three generations of MOS certification are currently available: MOS 2016, MOS 2013 and MOS 2010, each validating skills in the relevant version of Microsoft Office.

Click on the icons below to view the Exam Objectives for that application for all versions:

* Available for MOS 2013 only

Prodigy Learning “Four Stage Learning Pathway” Solutions

Corporate Exam Packs
MOS Corporate Exam Packs (an annual supply of exams and online learning / practice exams) make it simple and cost-effective to implement MOS certification across an organisation.
Online Action Learning
GMetrix is the leading online action learning / practice test software for MOS certification. It is an essential part of the complete MOS training solution, incorporating Skills Analysis, Online Action Learning (live in the application - "learn by doing") and Practice Test features.
Learning Kits
Exclusive to Prodigy Learning Learning Kits bundle Courseware (Video Training or Book), Practice Test and Exam + Free Retake for one low price - the complete MOS learning solution! Available for Office 2013 and 2016.

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