Douala, Cameroon – April 12, 2023
Gate Inc. and the University Community in Cameroon, together with Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, the leading provider of performance-based IT certification exams that accelerate academic and career opportunities for learners, today announce the opening for the 2023 Microsoft Office Specialist and Adobe Certified Professional Cameroon National Championships.
The Microsoft Office Specialist National Championship presented by Certiport and Gate Inc. is a national competition that tests students’ skills on Microsoft Office Word, Excel® , and PowerPoint®. The Adobe Certified Professional National Championship presented by Certiport and Gate Inc. is a national competition that tests students’ design skills using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Winners from the Cameroon national championship will be eligible to represent their country and compete in the World Championships.
Eligibility for the competitions starts by getting certified. Students who take a qualifying Microsoft Office Specialist exam in Word, Excel®, or PowerPoint® can enter the Microsoft Office Specialist National Championship selection process. Students interested in a career in design can take an Adobe Certified Professional exam in either Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign to enter the Adobe Certified Professional National Championship selection process. Those who earn certifications and achieve top results could be chosen to represent Cameroon at the World Championships in Orlando, Florida, 31 July – 2 August, 2023.
The championships for Cameroon will require candidates to be from a recognised academic institution in Cameroon, be between the ages of 13 – 22 by June 15, 2023, pass the Microsoft Office Specialist or the Adobe Certified Professional certification with good scores and fastest times before the deadline of April 21, 2023.
Entries are open for the following categories:
- Microsoft Word (Microsoft 365 Apps or Office 2019)
- Microsoft PowerPoint® (Microsoft 365 Apps or Office 2019)
- Microsoft Excel® (Microsoft 365 Apps or Office 2019)
- Microsoft Word (Office 2016)
- Microsoft PowerPoint® (Office 2016)
- Microsoft Excel® (Office 2016)
- Adobe Certified Professional
Top candidates will get an experience of a lifetime to represent Cameroon and compete against the top students from countries around the world at the Certiport Microsoft Office Specialist and Adobe Certified Associate World Championship Final 2023 in Orlando, Florida, USA. Cameroon national winners will receive an all-expenses paid trip to the World Championships* and several prizes and gifts from partners.
*Pending U.S. visa approval, which is the candidates responsibility.
About Gate Inc.
Gate Inc. is the authorized Certiport partner working with academic institutions, government and commercial Certiport Authorised Testing Centres in Cameroon to implement world class learning and assessment solutions leading to internationally recognised industry certifications from Microsoft, Adobe, Intuit, Autodesk, Cisco, Unity and PMI. Gate Inc. coordinates the activities for the annual Microsoft Office Specialist and Adobe Certified Professional Cameroon championships. For more information, visit the pages www.gateincuniversity.com; www.moscameroonchampionship.com
Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, is the leading provider of certification exam development, delivery, and program management services delivered through an expansive network of over 15,000 Certiport Authorized Testing Centers worldwide. Certiport manages a sophisticated portfolio of leading certification programs including: the official Microsoft Office Specialist certification program, the Microsoft Certified Fundamentals certification program, the Microsoft Certified Educator program, the Adobe® Certified Associate certification program, the Autodesk Certified User certification program, the Intuit certification program, the App Development with Swift certification program, the Unity Certified User certification program, the Communication Skills for Business certification program, the IC3 Digital Literacy certification, and the Entrepreneurship and Small Business certification program. Certiport reliably delivers over three million tests each year throughout the secondary, post-secondary, workforce, and corporate technology markets in 148 countries and 29 languages worldwide. For more information, certiport.com or follow Certiport on Twitter at www.twitter.com/certiport.
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