Exam retirements

Exam retirements

This page contains a schedule of upcoming exam retirements. Planned retirement dates listed here are subject to change.

Delivery System Retirement: Certiport completed the retirement of the Online Test Delivery System on December 31, 2017. Please see the individual program lists below for affected exams.

Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)

With the retirement of the Online Test Delivery System on December 31, 2017, the remaining CC 2013 Exams in Dutch, Portuguese, Chinese Traditional, and Spanish are now retired.

  • ACA CC 2013: NLD, PTB, CHT, ESM
  • ACA CC 2015 and CS6 exams: retired from the Online Test Delivery Platform, but will still be available through Console 8.
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)

With the release of the 2018 file support for all ACP exams, Certiport will be retiring the 2015 version of the Autodesk Certified Professional Exams. All ACP 2015 exams for all languages will be retired on March 31st 2018.

Entrepreneurship and Small Business (ESB)

The ACU simulation exams on the Online Test Delivery System will be retired on June 30th, 2018. We recommend all centers and candidates take the new Live in the Application exams available for the ACU program in Console 8.

IC3 Digital Literacy Certification (IC3)

No retirements are planned for this product at this time.

Intuit QuickBooks Certified User (QBCU)

With the retirement of the Online Test Delivery System on December 31, 2017, the following exams are no longer available through the Online Test Delivery System. The exams will continue to be available through Console.

  • IC3 GS4: Computing Fundamentals, Key Applications, Living Online
  • IC3 GS5: Computing Fundamentals, Key Applications, Living Online
  • IC3 Spark
Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE)

June 2017

Certiport retired all QuickBooks exams off of the Certiport Online Delivery System for Windows (LMS) on June 30, 2017. Moving to and learning the Console 8 system is required to continue to deliver the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User exams.

This retirement is included in the retirement of the Intuit Quickbooks Certified User 2013 exam.

October 2017

Certiport retired the QuickBooks Certified User 2014 exam on October 31, 2017.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

In January 2018, the MCE exam in English was retired and replaced with a new version that incorporates 21st Century Learning Design as the basis for the Objective Domains. The questions within the exam were completely replaced; however the Exam name and Microsoft Exam number are the same. As new localizations of the exam are completed, the old version of the exam in those languages will be retired.

Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)

MOS 2010 (2017):

MOS 2010 OneNote and SharePoint were retired late December 2017 in the Online Exams for Windows (LMS) delivery system. *These two exams are not available in Console 8.

MOS 2010 (2019): 

MOS 2010 Word, Excel, Word Expert, Excel Expert, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook are to be retired in Q4 2019 in the Console 8 delivery system.
 

Toon Boom Certified Associate (TCA)

No retirements are planned for this product at this time.

Toon Boom Certified Associate (TCA)

No retirements are planned for this product at this time.

Authored by: Jeffrey Lewis, Director of Product Management