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All it takes is 45 minutes to get yourself certified.
You get a mountable certificate & rights to use the Expertrating Certified Logo which you can use to showcase your knowledge and ability to prospective employers.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Typing Skills Certification

1. What is the Typing Skills Certification?

Employers and recruiters have long since demanded a reliable and accurate means of assessing an individuals typing skills. With this in mind, ExpertRating Ltd, a leading skills assessment provider has launched the Typing Skills Certification. This is an Internet based test that accurately assesses your typing speed and accuracy. All test takers are provided with a hard copy, mountable certificate indicating their typing speed and accuracy mailed to their doorstep. Take the test

2. What is the Numeric Typing Skills Certification?

The Numeric Typing Skills Certification has been designed for people who would like to prove their numeric typing speed and accuracy. The test taker is required to punch in various numbers and mathematical operators using the keypad in a period of 5 minutes. This certification is a must for people who work with numbers and is an excellent addition to the Typing Skills Certification. All test takers are provided with a hard copy, mountable certificate indicating their typing speed and accuracy mailed to their doorstep . Take the test

3. What kind of a test is it and what does it cover?

The Typing Skills Certification is an Internet based test - all you need is a computer with an Internet connection with Internet Explorer 4 and above, or Netscape 4.71 and above or any other recent Java enabled browser. The test consists of a passage of text that the test taker must type within 10 minutes. Unlimited practice attempts are provided to the test taker to familiarize him/herself with the testing environment. The final typing test may be taken 3 times, and the best result from the 3 attempts will be counted towards the final score and displayed on the test takers online transcript as well as on the hard copy certificate of accomplishment.

Test Details:

Practice attempts allowed - Unlimited attempts  Final test attempts allowed - 3 attempts      Duration - 10 minutes for each final attempt  Format - Text must be read from a passage and typed in.                                                       Cost - $9.99 (includes cost of hard copy certificate) How to pay - Credit or Debit Card/e-Check/Paypal

4. Who decides which one of the 3 attempts will be counted towards the final score in the typing test?

You get to decide which one of your 3 scores should be retained as the final score. The other 2 scores are automatically discarded and do not count towards your final score

5. How can I register for the test?

The Typing Skills Certification is an online test that is conducted through ExpertRating, a leading online skills assessment service provider. Click here to register for the test.

6. How much does the Certification cost and how can I pay?

The test is priced at $9.99, which includes the price of a hard copy certificate of accomplishment mailed worldwide. You can purchase the exam at the ExpertRating site through a secure online credit card transaction. You can also pay for the exam from your Paypal account. ExpertRating is a reputed skills assessment provider and holds a SquareTrade seal for good business practices.

7. What do I get if I appear for the test?

Apart from the coveted ExpertRating Certified credentials, you'll also receive a hard copy certificate of accomplishment which is mailed to your doorstep at no extra cost. Additionally, you'll be provided with an online transcript id on the ExpertRating site. You can mention this on your resume and ask your employers or clients to look up your result.

Click here to view the Online Transcript                                                           Click here to view the Accomplishment Certificate                                                All test takers get Logo usage rights on their resume, website, visiting cards and letterheads. The logo is shown below.


8. Is it possible to fail the test?

The Typing Skills Test has been designed to assess your typing speed and accuracy. As such, there are no passing marks, however you should attain a typing speed of atleast 10 Words per minute and a minimum accuracy rate of 50% for your score to count (99% test takers are able to achieve this).

9. How can I re-take the test and what is the cost?

In case you are not satisfied with your score, you are allowed to re-take the test by paying $5.00 only. This reduced fee of $5.00 is only applicable within 2 days of taking the test, thereafer you will be charged $9.99 if you wish to reappear.

10. How can I benefit by getting myself certified?

Typing skills are in great demand with companies, employers and recruiters around the world. Having a good typing speed is a huge asset to job seekers, and can tilt the balance in your favour when it comes to being selected for the right job. Hundreds of new jobs are being created every day for typing specialists. Obtaining a Typing Certification is an excellent way to set yourself apart from other individuals. Even if you are not looking for a typing job, proof of your typing speed and accuracy can greatly boost your professional profile.

11. How long does it take for my certificate of accomplishment to arrive?

It takes from 3-4 weeks for the certificate of accomplishment to reach you after you have taken the test. However if you require the certificate on an urgent basis, you can order it through express delivery. Click here to know more about express delivery.

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