Intuit QuickBooks Certified User

What is a QuickBooks Certified User?

QuickBooks Certified User has earned a certification that validates newly acquired QuickBooks skills for an entry-level position in professional accountancy and effectively shows bookkeeping skills, such as creating purchase orders, monitoring sales and expenses, producing and controlling invoices, and tracking financial records.

What are the benefits of becoming certified?

By certifying an individual’s skills, he or she can validate his or her technical abilities and demonstrate proficiency, while executing exceeding marketable skills that speak to employers. The objectives reflect an easy-to-understand platform for participants to adopt accounting concepts while improving their skills in the most prevalent bookkeeping application in small business today. In educational settings, industry-recognized certification programs ensure both students and teachers that they are receiving the knowledge and skills valued in today’s workplace. For companies seeking to keep curriculum stimulated and relevant, certification plays a critical role in linking classroom learning to its appropriate real-world applications.

Why should I get certified?

The fundamental purpose of any professional certification program is to offer an independent, dependable assessment of the knowledge and skills comprehension required for having an edge in performing a professional role. This assessment, like any other, is typically accomplished by the successful completion of the given examination.
Today, Intuit QuickBooks is the industry leader in managerial accounting software. By certifying an individual’s skills, he or she can validate his or her technical abilities and demonstrate proficiency, while executing exceeding marketable skills that speak to employers.. If you’re a small business owner, earning a certificate will give you the assurance and confidence you need to know you can “do it yourself” and save a great percentage of your accounting costs by managing your own books.

What topics do I need to know for the QuickBooks Certified User exam?

The associated percentage would indicate how often you will be expecting questions under the same topic during the exam.

  • QuickBooks Setup (6% of exam)
  • QuickBooks Utilities and General Product Knowledge (10% of exam)
  • List Management (6% of exam)
  • Items (8% of exam)
  • Sales (10% of exam)
  • Purchases (10% of exam)
  • Payroll (12% of exam)
  • Reports (16% of exam)
  • Basic Accounting (10% of exam)
  • Customization or Saving Time and Shortcuts (12% of exam)

After I receive my test voucher, how long do I have to complete the exam?

You will have three weeks following your review class to set your test date at CPCC’s testing center located on the Central Campus in the Central High Building (room 248). Please take note: if you were not able to pass on your first attempt, you will have a limited period of time of 30 days to take a retest examination.

How can I prepare for the exam?

Like any other certification exams, you need to attend a training course to guide and prepare you in taking the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User exam. MITS offers a training course for the same purpose. With our rigorous training, exercises, activities, and engaging lectures, we provide all necessary required knowledge and skills to make you earn that certificate. We cover all the necessary aspects of QuickBooks that will be tested.

Is there anything more to know about the examination?

The testing process is simple. After your review class contact CPCC’s Testing Center to schedule a date and time to take the exam. When you arrive, give them your test voucher and they will set you up at a computer workstation. Examinees are only given 50 minutes to completely finish the exam. If you have successfully passed the exam, Certiport will issue a certificate to confirm you’re officially an Intuit QuickBooks Certified User (employers can even go online to verify your certification).

What can I do with this certificate?

The certificate shows that you are competent in handling and managing QuickBooks and that you have sat for and passed a proctored industry examination. Employers can verify your certification online and it is an excellent credential to add to your résumé.

How many times can I take the test?

Your test voucher includes 1 take and 1 retake. Please take note: if you were not able to pass on your first attempt, you will have a limited period of time of 30 days to take a retest examination.

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