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TOSA Desktop

Certify your Microsoft Office skills

Improve your employability

Desktop application proficiency has become an essential skill to succeed in the professional world. Whatever the position, being able to demonstrate to a recruiter that you master these tools through a recognized certification is an asset.

The TOSA certification delivers a score on 1 to 1000 scale which allows to highlight your level on a resume or on professional social networks. It replaces the usual mention "proficiency on the Office Pack" on resumes.

A company-endorsed certification

Used by more than 5,000 companies, schools, and training organizations in 30 countries, TOSA is an international standard for assessing IT skills. TOSA certifications are formally recognized in multiple US states, UK (CPD Standard Office), France (CNCP) and the Netherlands (Exameninstrumenten MBO).

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Available Subjects

Excel Test

  • Versions: 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019
  • Languages: English, Dutch, French, Italian and Spanish

Word Test

  • Versions: 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 and 365
  • Languages: English, Dutch, French, Italian and Spanish

Powerpoint Test

  • Versions: 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019
  • Languages: English, French, Dutch and Spanish

Outlook Test

  • Versions: 2016
  • Languages: English, French, Dutch and Spanish

VBA Test

  • Versions: Excel 2016, Excel 2019
  • Languages: English, French

How does it work?

Find the nearest authorized center and contact them

Through an initial assessment test, the organization defines a training program adapted to your level and your needs

You follow a training face-to-face or e-learning

Taking of the final exam: the TOSA certification exam
Without fail, you get a score on a 1 to 1000 scale and receive a certificate by email.

You add your score to your resume or professional social network (Linkedin ...) to enhance your profile

The TOSA Desktop Certification exam

TOSA Desktop certification is the standard for measuring Microsoft Office skills. The tests are adaptive, safe and independent of each other. The certification exam is taken in one of the 1000 TOSA accredited centers and delivers a score on a 1 to 1000 scale.

Find a TOSA testing center
near you

The TOSA certification exam can be taken in more than 1,400 testing centers around the world. Use the search below to find your closest testing center.


Adding the score on a resume

The result obtained at the TOSA certification exam is a score on a 1 to 1000 scale, easily displayable on a CV. Replace "Proficiency on the Office Pack" with "TOSA Excel 2016: 850/1000". The TOSA Certification exam is referenced on Linkedin so that you can add your score in one click to your profile.

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Schools and universities from 12
Countries are using the TOSA Certification exam

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