1. What is CIW™ Associate Certification?
Certification is awarded by ProSoft® and signifies the competency
achieved in basic understanding of the Internet technologies, website design
using HTML. The certification exams are computer based, and conducted by
Sylvan Prometric and VUE testing centers. The certification, being widely recognized, offers improved job
prospects in fields such as sales, business development, advertising, technical
recruiting and other areas that depend on Web-enabled systems for productivity. There are no
pre-requisites for taking this exam except that 1. You need to review and accept
the certification agreement, and 2. pay exam fee. The CIW Associate certification is composed of 1 (ONE) individual
exam, i.e. CIW Associate (short form for Certified Internet Webmaster). The exam code for the
CIW Associate exam is 1D0-510 (Old exam 1d0-410 retired in Jan 2005). The test
contains identification and situational questions. We have provided several of these questions at appropriate
Associate Certification pages on this website. Note that you get
automatically qualified for awarding CIW Associate certification, if you pass
CompTIA's iNet+. Note that CIW exams are vendor neutral, and not specific to
certain vendor technologies.
2. What are the test
As mentioned previously, to attain
CIW Associate certification, you must pass only one exam, i.e CIW Associate, exam code:
1D0-510. Broadly, the exam objectives
Domain 1: Internet Business
Domain 2: Site Development
Domain 3: Network Technology
The practice tests provided by
SimulationExams.com covers the exam objectives thoroughly, and help in passing
the exams first time. You can down load the CIW
Associate ractice test here.
3. How do I prepare for CIW™
Associate - basic knowledge of Internet technologies, Web authoring with XHTML,
project management, as well as network infrastructure and troubleshooting.
4. Other CIW™ Associate Certification FAQ:
How long will
it take to prepare for CIW Associate certification exam?
are preparing for CIW Associate exams yourself (self learning), it is likely to take about
4-6 months of preparation (Assuming 3-4 hours of study per day). However, please
note that the preparation time greatly depends on your background. If you are
already involved in the Internetworking, and web page development technologies, you may find it
easy, and may require only a few weeks of preparation. On the other hand, if you are new
to Internet and web page development technologies, it may take about 6 months (assuming you
don't take any formal classroom coaching).
You can find some useful
What is the exam fee and who
conduct the exams?
The exam fee for CIW Associate exam is
about US$125 (US and Canada). The exam fee for developing countries is much
less. The exams are computer based, and Sylvan
Prommetric (and VUE) conduct these exams.
What is the format in which the
exams are delivered?
The exams are computer based, and
may include the following question types:
Multiple choice single answer
Multiple choice multiple answer questions
Is it available in other
Yes, please check with the
official website ciwcertified.com
How long the certification is
Please check with the official
What other certifications are
available from Prosoft?
The other certification available
are CIW, CIW Web Developer, and others.
Note: It is recommended to
check with the official website for accurate and up-to-date information.