Access 2016 Certification

Get a Microsoft Access 2016 certification to prove your skills

In this exam you will need to use principle Access features to independently create custom, browser-based database applications. We recommend these tips to prepare to learn, and the standard path to certification.

Standard Path to Certification

Learn, practice, and certify.


  1. Read more about the Access 2016 certification, download a full list of exam objectives, and get exam details.
  2. Take the “Cert Prep: Access 2016” course on
    • Click "Sign in with your organizational portal," search for ", and use your KCLS library card number and PIN to log in
  3. Take the LearnKey course and practice exams at
  4. Read the digital study guides
    • Email to get digital study guides
  5. Go to a Tech Tutor class or One-on-One Help session


  1. Pass the GMetrix practice exam with a score of 80% or better before taking the official certification exam.
    • Must have Access 2016 software on your computer, or
  2. Reserve a library computer to practice on Access 2016         
    • GMetrix software available on KCLS computers through "software center"


  1. REQUIRED: read and complete steps in What To Do Before Certification Exam Day, opens a new window
  2. Register for an exam