Microsoft Technology Associate Endorsements

With nearly 1.5 million exams delivered across the globe, the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification has become the preferred solution for measuring and validating Microsoft and IT skills of students and employees all around the world. But you don’t need to take our word for it. Keep reading to see which countries and organizations around the world endorse Microsoft Technology Associate certification.


In Australia, the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) has recognized MTA as contributing studies for the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE).


The Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research has endorsed and recognised MTA, making it the first choice for secondary schools in Austria. These certifications will also feature as part of teacher education in the future.

Czech Republic

As part of an initiative to improve digital competence education in the Czech Republic, the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports has recognized MTA as an international digital competence certificate that qualifies as part of the school leaving exam.


As part of its efforts to support lifelong learning, the French Ministry of Education has recognized MTA on its national qualifications framework. The national commission on vocational qualifications (Commission Nationale de la Certification Professionnelle) lists MTA as an approved program in their registry of qualifications.


The Italian Ministry of Interior Department of Public Security uses MTA to upskill state police officers. To date, more than 10,000 members of the police force including superintendents, agents, and detectives have been certified.


The National Council for Labor Competency Certifications and Standards (CONOCER) is the Mexican federal agency responsible for coordinating Mexico's National Competencies Framework. CONOCER has endorsed MTA and recognized it in the National Registry of Competency Standards (RENEC) making it one of the options required for students to graduate.


The State Public Employment Service (SEPE) in Spain has recognized and accredited MTA and included it in their portfolio of approved courses for IT. This endorsement corresponds with their mission to increase employment levels and ensure the human capital needs of companies in Spain are being met.


The Ministry of Education of Taiwan recognizes the international certification programs of Certiport. As result of recognition from the Ministry of Education in Taiwan, the MTA program is required for university students to graduate.


The Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) has accredited MTA as an international certification to develop IT skills for students and the workforce in Thailand.


The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Tunisia committed to train and certify more than 22,000 students per year on Microsoft technology, including MTA certifications.

United Kingdom

The national qualification framework Awarding Organizations in the UK (English, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) have recognized Microsoft Technology Associate certifications as part of various approved qualifications. MTA is recognized as part of the IT Apprenticeship Frameworks in the UK.

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