Microsoft Access Certification

Get a Microsoft Access certification to prove your skills

MOS Access associate certification only available for Office 2016. We recommend the standard path to certification.

Standard Path to Certification

Learn, practice, and certify.


  1. Download a full list of exam objectives, and get exam details for any exam version.
  2. Take the “Cert Prep: Access 2016” course on LinkedIn Learning.
    • Sign in free with your KCLS card; enter "kcls" as Library ID; then, use your KCLS card number and PIN to log in.
  3. Take the LearnKey course and practice exams at


  1. Pass the GMetrix practice exam with a score of 80% or better before taking the official certification exam.


  1. Read "Certifications from Home" blogpost to learn how to register for an online proctored exam.
  2. REQUIRED: read and complete steps in What To Do Before Certification Exam Day, opens a new window.
    • Must complete steps 1 and 2.