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International Certificate in IT Skills (Validated by CIE)

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Examinations of International Certificate in IT Skills (Validated by CIE)


‏The University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) is the world’s largest provider of international qualifications.
This body forms a part of University of Cambridge and aims to work through partnerships with education services' providers all over the world in order to offer pioneering and high quality services in the fields of Examinations and Assessments.

‏Examinations of International Certificate in IT Skills (Validated by CIE)aims to be the best international provider of assessment services worldwide through supporting potentials, reinforcing partnerships, maintaining high quality and promoting innovation.

Program Overview


‏According to Office software, this Certificate assesses a set of the most Important required IT Skills, and it is available on two levels, Basic and Advanced. This program is a fast and effective way to earn accredited Skills in IT field as it relies on the applicant's experience. Its direct target is summed up in raising the ability of using basic computer software and Office services in the world.

Advantages of International Certificate in IT Skills (Validated by CIE)


Bilingualism: The trainee has an option either to apply for the examinations in English or Arabic,

  1. Credibility: Exams will be corrected Electronically without human intervention

  2. Speed: The results appear immediately after the completion of the exam on the Trainee’s screen.

  3. International recognition: Many governments and International Institutions recognize International Certificate in IT Skills (Validated by CIE) (Talal Abu Ghazaleh Cambridge).
  4. Flexibility: The Trainees have the option to take each exam at any time and at any of the authorized centers.
  5. Gradual Advancement: Types of the Certificate are adapted pursuant to the trainee and his/her requirements
  6. Recognition of the Certificate: The Certificate is issued by Cambridge International Examinations – University of Cambridge and bears the University’s Logo, in addition to the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation's Logo.
  7. The Certificate is accredited locally by the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation and the Ministry of Civil services as follows: Accrediting Basic International Certificate by a three months course for those who successfully passed four training modules and Advanced Certificate by a six months course for those who successfully passed seven training modules. ‏

Program Objective


‏The purpose of granting Certificate is to prepare the applicants to use Information Technology optimally when dealing with specific software applications. 

Program Levels


International Certificate in IT Skills (Validated by CIE) is promoted in two levels: The Basic level and The Advanced Level. The basic level is designed primarily for the students, employees and trainees who are interested in developing their practical skills in information technology like word processing and file managing software and information technology skills. The trainee is awarded a Basic Certificate when successfully passing the four training modules, and earns Advanced Certificate when the trainee passes seven exams that encompass all of the training modules representing the program. 

International Certificate in IT Skills (Validated by CIE) includes the following training material that represents the program:

  • Introduction to Information Technology.
  • Utilizing Computer and file management.
  • Text processing by using MS Word.
  • Worksheets by using MS Excel.
  • Data Bases by using MS Access.
  • Presentations using MS PowerPoint.
  • Information and Communication by using Internet Explorer. 

Testing Methodology


Examinations of International Certificate in IT Skills (Validated by CIE) consists of interactive tests that measure computer skills acquired by the one being tested. They are available on request at all times. The company offers high quality, flexible services to all the Accredited Centers and trainees. 

Learning by Computer


Work is currently carried out to convert Cambridge curriculum to an e-platform which enables self- learning by computer to students without the need for a trainer, as the program progresses step by step with the student by advising him whether he acquired the skill or not. The company seeks to reach the optimal minimum of the integrated e-learning's sources.

‏Examination Objectives


Using uniform objectives and contents worldwide that got updated based on the new versions of Office software under direct supervision of Examinations.

Additional Certifications


This program could be the first step in light of more advanced Computer applications and Certifications.

Types of Certification


When the trainee successfully passes four exams, he will be granted the Basic International Certificate in IT Skills (Validated by CIE).

When the trainee successfully passes seven exams for the complete training material representing the Certificate's curriculum, he will be granted the Advanced International Certificate in IT Skills (Validated by CIE).

Test Design


The exams are monitored and directed by a committee that consists of experts and specialists. Research
Examinations of International Certificate in IT Skills (Validated by CIE) coordinate to specify the fields and focus points of the exams. Goal Setting
The internal development of the exams is done by Talal Abu Ghazaleh &Co. International company with Examinations of International Certificate in IT Skills (Validated by CIE), and updating the curriculum plan. Developing Exams
Variant training experts will be cooperating and the drafting of the exams would be in coordination with Examinations of International Certificate in IT Skills (Validated by CIE). Exam integrity
Periodical reviews will be set by the Committee of experts and modern measures of international software. Developing Tests

 

Accreditation of the Certificate‏


Considering the importance of International Certificate in IT Skills (Validated by CIE) in several vocational institutions and Arab and International bodies that support this certificate, among which is the Arab Society of Certified Accountants, the certificate was accredited as an alternative for IT examination that requires the applicants to sit for the society's examination in order to be certified as [Arab Certified Professional Accountant (ACPA)].

The Certificate has been approved by many governmental and educational authorities in number of Arab countries like Jordan and the Arabian Gulf countries. The certificate has been accredited also in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation, and it was also accredited by the Ministry of Civil Service as follows:

Accrediting both Basic and Advanced International Certificate in IT Skills (Validated by CIE), with a three months course for those who successfully passed four training modules and a six months course for those who successfully passed seven training modules.