Excel 2016 Certification

Get a Microsoft Excel 2016 Certification to prove your skills

In this exam you will create and edit a workbook with multiple sheets, and use a graphic element to represent data visually. We recommend the standard path to certification.

Standard Path to Certification

Learn, practice, and certify.


  1. Read more about the MOS Excel 2016 certification, download a full list of exam objectives, and get exam details
  2. Take the “Cert Prep: Excel 2016” course on Lynda.com
    • Click "Sign in with your organizational portal," search for "kcls.org, and use your KCLS library card number and PIN to log in
  3. Take the LearnKey course and practice exams at GMetrix.net
  4. Read the digital study guides
    • Email wamos@sos.wa.gov 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 Excel 2016 software on your computer, or
  2. Reserve a library computer to practice on Excel 2016
    • GMetrix software available on KCLS computers through "software center


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