Exam content updates: Archive

This page contains a listing of the archive of past exam content updates for the past year.

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IC3 GS4 (Office 2013) Key Applications Released - December 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

IC3 GS5 (Office 2016) Key Applications Released - December 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

ACA CC15 Photoshop Released - December 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • CHT: Chinese Traditional

Details:

Minor maintenance

ACA CC15 Animate Released - November 2017

New Exam: Console 8

Languages:

  • ITA: Italian

Details:

New release

MOS 2016 Word Core Released - November 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

QuickBooks 2017 Desktop Released - November 2017

New Exam: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

New release

QuickBooks 2017 Online US Released - November 2017

New Exam: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

New release

IC3 GS5 Refresh Win10/Office16 Key Applications Released - November 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

IC3 GS5 Refresh Win10/Office16 Computing Fundamentals Released - November 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

IC3 GS5 Refresh Win10/Office16 Living Online Released - November 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

MOS 2013 Excel Core Released - November 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

MOS 2013 Excel Expert Part 2 Released - November 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance - defect update

MOS 2016 Excel Core Released - November 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

MOS 2016 Excel Expert Released - November 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance - defect update

GS5 2013 Key Applications Released - November 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

GS5 2013 Key Applications Released - November 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • CHT: Chinese Traditional

Details:

Minor maintenance

MTA 98-388 Introduction to Programming using Java Released - November 2017

New Exam: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

New release

MTA 98-381 Introduction to Programming using Python Released - November 2017

New Exam: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

New release

MTA 98-382 Introduction to Programming using JavaScript Released - November 2017

New Exam: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

New release

MTA 98-383 Introduction to Programming using HTML & CSS Released - November 2017

New Exam: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

New release

ESB Released - November 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • U.S.

Details:

Improved the language in the exam to be more clear and accurate. Impacted 30% of the items.

ACE Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

ACE Adobe Illustrator CC 2015 Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

ACE Adobe InDesign CC 2015 Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

ACE Adobe Dreamweaver CC 2015 Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

ACE Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015 Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

IC3 GS4 Computing Fundamentals Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • VIE: Vietnamese

Details:

Maintenance

IC3 GS4 Living Online Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • VIE: Vietnamese

Details:

Maintenance

IC3 GS4 Key Applications Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • VIE: Vietnamese

Details:

Maintenance

IC3 GS5 (Office 2013) Key Applications Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • THA: Thai

Details:

Minor maintenance

IC3 GS5 (Office 2013) Computing Fundamentals Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • THA: Thai

Details:

Minor maintenance

IC3 GS5 (Office 2013) Living Online Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • THA: Thai

Details:

Minor maintenance

MOS 2016 Access Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • FRA: French

Details:

New release

MOS 2016 Outlook Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • FRA: French

Details:

New release

MOS 2013 Sharepoint Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

MOS 2016 Word Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • FRA: French

Details:

Minor maintenance

MOS 2016 Word Expert Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • FRA: French

Details:

Minor maintenance

MOS 2016 PPT Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • FRA: French

Details:

Minor maintenance

MOS 2016 Excel Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • FRA: French

Details:

Minor maintenance

MOS 2016 Excel Expert Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • FRA: French

Details:

Minor maintenance

IC3 GS5 Spark Released - October 2017

Required: Mac

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

IC3 GS5 Computing Fundamentals Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • THA: Thai

Details:

Minor maintenance

IC3 GS5 Key Applications Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • THA: Thai

Details:

Minor maintenance

IC3 GS5 Living Online Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • THA: Thai

Details:

Minor maintenance

IC3 GS5 Spark Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

MOS 2016 Word Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • KOR: Korean

Details:

Minor maintenance

MOS 2016 Excel Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • KOR: Korean

Details:

Minor maintenance

MOS 2016 PPT Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • KOR: Korean

Details:

Minor maintenance

MOS 2016 Excel Expert Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • KOR: Korean

Details:

Minor maintenance

IC DAC Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

New release

QuickBooks 2017 Online Global Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

MOS 2013 Excel Expert Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

ICS GS4 Fast Track Released - October 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

IC3 GS5 Key Applications TPQI Released - September 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • THA: Thai

Details:

New release

IC3 GS5 Living Online TPQI Released - September 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • THA: Thai

Details:

New release

IC3 GS5 (Office 2016) Released - September 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Minor maintenance

IC3 GS4 Computing Fundamentals Released - September 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • IND: Indonesian-Bahasa

Details:

Minor maintenance

ACA Released - September 2017

Required: Console 8|Mac

Languages:

  • Various

Details:

  • ACA CC15 Animate - ENU - Mac | Maintenance
  • ACA CC15 Dreamweaver - ITA |Maintenance
  • ACA CC15 Photoshop - CHT | Maintenance
  • ACA CC15 Premiere Pro, Mac | Maintenance
  • ACA CS6 Photoshop - ENU, Mac | Maintenance
  • ACA CS6 Photoshop - ENU | Maintenance

ACU Released - September 2017

Required: Console 8|Online (Windows)

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

  • ACU AutoCAD 2018 - ENU | Maintenance 
  • ACU Fusion 360 2018 - ENU | Maintenance 
  • ACU Maya 2014 (LMS) - ENU | Maintenance

IC3 Released - September 2017

Required: Console 8|Mac

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

IC3 GS4 CF - ENU, Mac | Maintenance
IC3 GS4 CF - ENU | New Forms
IC3 GS4 CF - ENU | Maintenance
IC3 GS4 KA - ENU, Mac | Maintenance
IC3 GS4 KA - ENU | New Forms
IC3 GS4 LO - ENU, Mac | Maintenance
IC3 GS4 LO - ENU | New Forms
IC3 GS5 CF - ENU, Mac | Maintenance
IC3 GS5 KA - ENU, Mac | Maintenance
IC3 GS5 LO - ENU, Mac | Maintenance
IC3 GS5 Spark | Maintenance
IC3 GS5 Spark, Mac | Maintenance
IC3 GS5 KA - THA | Expansion
IC3 GS5 LO - THA | Expansion

MOS Released - September 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • KOR: Korean

Details:

MOS 2016 Excel Expert - KOR u | Tutorial and stem changes
MOS 2016 Excel - KOR u | Tutorial and stem changes
MOS 2016 PPT - KOR u | Tutorial and stem changes
MOS 2016 Word - KOR u | Tutorial and stem changes

MOS 2016 Released - September 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

  • MOS 2016 Excel Expert - ENU | Minor Maintenance

ACA: CS6 Dreamweaver Released - September 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Improved Simulation functionality, minor content updates, and changes to the tutorial pages.

ACA: CC 2013 Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign Released - September 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ITA: Italian

Details:

Improved Italian language translations, minor content updates, improve simulation functionality.


ACP: Most Exams Released - September 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Exams now work with 2016, 2017, and 2018 Autodesk Software. Minor content updates and improvements.

ACA Released - August 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

ACA CC15 Dreamweaver - ENU, Mac | Maintenance 
ACA CC15 Dreamweaver ENU | Maintenance 
ACA CC15 Illustrator - ENU, Mac | Maintenance 
ACA CC15 Illustrator - ENU | Maintenance 
ACA CC15 Photoshop - ENU, Mac | Maintenance 
ACA CC15 Photoshop - ENU | Maintenance

VBA Released - August 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • JPN: Japanese

Details:

Access VBA Basic - JPN | Defect Update
Access VBA Standard - JPN | Defect Update
Excel VBA Basic - JPN | Defect Update
Excel VBA Standard - JPN | Defect Update

ACP Released - August 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

ACP 3ds Max 2018 - ENU | Maintenance 
ACP Civil 3D 2018 - ENU | Maintenance 
ACP Maya 2018 Metric - ENU | Maintenance 
ACP Revit Architecture 2018 Metric - ENU | Maintenance 
ACP Revit MPE - E 2018 - ENU | Maintenance 
ACP Revit MPE - E 2018 Metric - ENU | Maintenance 
ACP Revit MPE - M 2018 - ENU | Maintenance 
ACP Revit MPE - M 2018 Metric - ENU | Maintenance 
ACP Revit Structure 2018 - ENU | Maintenance 
ACP Revit Structure 2018 Metric - ENU | Maintenance

ESB Released - August 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • U.S.

Details:

ESB Maintenance Review 2017 - U.S. | Maintenance

IC3 Released - August 2017

Required: Mac

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

IC3 GS4 CF - ENU, Mac | Maintenance 
IC3 GS5 Refresh Win10/Office16 CF - ENU, Mac | Maintenance 
IC3 GS5 Refresh Win10/Office16 KA - ENU, Mac | Maintenance 
IC3 GS5 Refresh Win10/Office16 LO - ENU, Mac | Maintenance

MCE Released - August 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

MCE | Maintenance


MOS Released - August 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • JPN: Japanese

Details:

MOS 2013 PowerPoint - JPN u | Maintenance 
MOS 2016 Access - JPN u | Maintenance 
MOS 2016 Excel - JPN u | Maintenance 
MOS 2016 Outlook - JPN u | Maintenance 
MOS 2016 PPT - JPN u | Maintenance 
MOS 2016 Word - JPN u | Maintenance

MTA Released - August 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

MTA 98-349: Windows OS Fundamentals | Psychometric Rebalance
MTA 98-367: Security Fundamentals - ENU | Maintenance

MTA: 98-349 Windows OS Fundamentals Released - August 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Small psychometric adjustment.

ACA: CC 2015 Illustrator and Photoshop Released - August 2017

Required: Console 8|Mac

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Updates include improved functionality, content updates, and changes to the tutorial pages. These exams will require the update to be installed prior to additional testing.

IC3: GS5 (Office 2016) Released - August 2017

New Exam: Console 8|Mac

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Three additional IC3 GS5 exams that test candidates’ digital literacy knowledge and skills with Microsoft Office 2016, Windows 10, and other software. The objective domains for the three IC3 GS5 (Office 2016) exams remain the same as the original IC3 GS5 exams. Candidates can earn the IC3 GS5 certification by passing any combination of either version of the three different IC3 GS5 exams.

IC3: GS4 Computing Fundamentals Released - August 2017

Required: Mac

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Addressed problem with simulation functionality.

ACA Updates Released - June 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • CHT: Chinese Traditional|KOR: Korean

Details:

Please be aware that the following exams will undergo a maintenance release on June 1, 2017:

  • ACA CC 2015 Photoshop Korean
  • ACA CS 6 Photoshop Korean
  • ACA CC 2015 Photoshop Chinese Traditional

Updates include improved functionality and content updates. These exams will require the update to be installed prior to additional testing.


MTA Networking Fundamentals Released - April 24, 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

Microsoft and Certiport perform regular Psychometric evaluations of all Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Exams to ensure question quality and exam performance.

On Monday, April 24, 2017, Certiport will Rescore the English MTA Networking Fundamentals exam for candidates. This rescore will only move a candidate's score up by one question if they were impacted.

One question had an incorrect graphic. Candidates who did not received credit for this question will be given credit. A very small percentage of candidates will move from fail to pass on the exam and will be emailed directly. All impacted candidates will see a change in their score report at Certiport. Not all candidates who took the exam during this time period will see a change in their score.

The graphic was corrected on the MTA Networking Fundamentals exam release on March 28, 2017.


MOS 2016 Exam Update Released - April 6, 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

On Tuesday, April 6, 2017, Certiport will release an update to the English MOS Excel Expert 2016 Exam. This important content update impacting one question will need to be installed prior to further testing.

IC3 GS4 Exam Update Released - April 4, 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ITA: Italian

Details:

On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, Certiport will release an update to all three Italian IC3 GS4 exams. This update includes some content changes and fixes a minor technical issue. The update needs to be installed prior to further testing.

MTA Exam Updates Released - March 28, 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

On Tuesday March 28, 2017 an update for the following MTA Exams in English was released. On a regular basis there is psychometric work done for the exams and this update incorporates those small changes.

  • MTA 98-366: Networking Fundamentals
  • MTA 98-369: Cloud Fundamentals
  • MTA 98-375: HTML5 App Dev Fundamentals

MOS 2016 Exam Update Released - March 20, 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

On Monday, March 20, 2017, Certiport will release an update to the English MOS PowerPoint 2016 Exam. This question maintenance update will need to be installed prior to further testing.

MTA Exam Updates Released - March 16, 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

On March 16, 2017 an update for the following MTA Exams in English was released. On a regular basis there is psychometric work done for the exams and this update incorporates those small changes.

  • MTA 98-361 Software Development Fundamentals
  • MTA 98-364 Database Fundamentals
  • MTA 98-367 Security Fundamentals
  • MTA 98-368 Mobility and Device Fundamentals

MOS 2016 Exam Update Released - March 15, 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • ENU: English

Details:

On March 15, 2017, Certiport released an update to the English MOS Outlook 2016 Exam. This update will need to be installed prior to further testing.

ESB | ACE | IC3 Exam Updates Released - March 13, 2017

Required: Console 8

Languages:

  • Various

Details:

  • U.S - Entrepreneurship & Small Business exam. The update will fix a glitch with the calculator
  • ENU - ACE CC 2015 Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Premiere Pro. Exam names will be updated to include CC 2015
  • ENU - IC3 GS4 Spark. Minor content updates
  • VIE - IC3 Spark Key Applications. Minor content updates.

Centers should install the updates before continuing testing for these exams.