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Boost your CV and learn new IT skills that will benefit your studies and working life with Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Adobe certifications

We are pleased to be able to offer the Microsoft Office Specialist and Adobe Certified Professional Certifications. 

The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification provides industry-leading assessment of skills and knowledge through project-based testing, giving students and professionals real-world exercises to appraise their understanding of Microsoft Office.

This guarantees that every certified user has demonstrated the ability to command the full features and functionality of Microsoft Office, preparing them for future academic or workforce opportunities.

This is a self-study online programme which allows you to practice in your own time and at your own pace.  Each certification is a qualification in its own right and you can take just one, or as many as you like.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification

 Choose from any of the software options below:-

Word icon Word​​​ PowerPoint logoPowerPoint

On successful completion you should be able to:- 

  • Create and edit documents for a variety of purposes and situations  
  • Create and maintain professional-looking reports
    and business correspondence 

On successful completion you should be able to:- 

  • Create, edit, and enhance presentations and slideshows 

  • Create and manage presentations 

Excel icon Excel

Outlook icon  Outlook

On successful completion you should be able to:- 

  • Create and manage worksheets and workbooks  

  • Apply formulas and functions 

On successful completion you should be able to:- 

  • Customise the Outlook user interface  

  • Format message content  

* This qualification is not available for Mac users

Adobe Certified Professional

Pass any two exams to achieve the following credentials:-

Adobe Certified Professional in Visual Design

photoshop digital badge
Photoshop (mandatory) and choose either

Illustrator Digital Badge
Indesign digital badge

Adobe Certified Professional in Video Design

premiere pro digital badge
Premiere Pro (mandatory) and choose either

photoshop digital badge
After Effects Digital Badge
After Effects

Adobe Certified Professional in Web Design

dreamweaver digital badge
Dreamweaver (mandatory) and choose either

animate digital badge
photoshop digital badge

* This qualification is available for PC and Mac users

Eligibility and Costs

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification  
LSBU Alumni 

Class of 2020 & Class of 2021 (MOS)

Class of 2020 & Class of 2021 (Adobe)

Price: £20

Price: £100


within 5 years of graduation (MOS)

within 5 years of graduation (Adobe)

Price: £50

Price: £130


more than 5 years after graduation (MOS)

more than 5 years after graduation (Adobe)

Price: £95

Price: £150

Please use the form below to sign up.

Once you have registered and paid you will receive:-

MOS: Online training materials and entry for one exam

Adobe: Entry for one exam only.

Sign Up

The Digital Skills Centre

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The Digital Skills Centre is an authorised Testing Centre delivering the MOS and Adobe certifications.


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