SharePoint End User Certificate

The SharePoint Institute is proud to offer the first industry certificate specifically for SharePoint 2013 users.  The End User Certificate offers SharePoint End Users the distinction to show they have critical skills required by businesses to use SharePoint efficiently.

This certificate guarantees that employees have learned and can demonstrate the core concepts of SharePoint 2013, giving managers a competency level for which to compare and measure SharePoint knowledge. Realizing the importance of educating users about the power of SharePoint 2013 to improve processes and team collaboration is a critical component for any organization in the planning and deployment stages of SharePoint. The SharePoint End User Certificate from the SharePoint Institute proves to management, prospective employers and colleagues that certified professionals are at the top of their industry when it comes to SharePoint knowledge and skills.

One can attain The SharePoint End User Certificate by meeting the following requirements:

  • Take a SharePoint Institute approved training course
  • Pass the 30 question online SharePoint End User Assessment with a score of at least 80%

Approved courses are provided by any of SharePoint Institute’s education partners and many include an exam pass guarantee to receive the certificate.

While completion of an approved course is not required to receive the SharePoint End User Certificate, attendance in a relevant SharePoint End User course is highly recommended for those looking to gain a complete, implementable understanding of SharePoint capabilities.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes

Upon successful completion of an approved course and receiving a passing score on the assessment, students will be able to:

  • Explain the value of SharePoint and have a clear definition of why and how they use SharePoint in their professional environment
  • Work within SharePoint Lists and Libraries to accomplish organizational goals
  • Be more efficient with enterprise content management
  • Quickly navigate within SharePoint using menus and toolbars
  • Participate in SharePoint Communities
  • Interact with teams, coworkers and colleagues in the collaborative SharePoint environment
  • Use Libraries to work on documents with a team
  • Manage the information lifecycle of documents with version control and content approval
  • Classify and categorize information using metadata
  • Use Search to find items quickly
  • Explain how to use Tagging and Following to make information more findable.
  • Properly use the Newsfeed to brainstorm, discuss and ideate with teams.


About the Assessment

The assessment is composed of multiple choice and true/false questions designed to test knowledge of SharePoint. Specific content focuses on the following topics, but is not limited to:

  • Navigation
  • Lists
  • Libraries
  • Search
  • Sites
  • Social Features

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