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Certified Internet Web Associate (CIW Associate)

CIW Associate have mastered the fundamental knowledge and skills required to work in an Internet technology-enabled environment. These foundational skills include basic knowledge of Internet technologies such as Web browsers, FTP and e-mail; Web page authoring using Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML); basic infrastructure networking, and project management.  CIW Associate certification is valuable for individuals working in fields such as sales, business development, advertising, technical recruiting and other areas that depend on Web-enabled systems for productivity.
Certification Summary
Examination Papers & Topics
To become a CIW Associate, the candidate must pass one required CIW exam AND complete the CIW Certification Agreement by logging in to the CIW Candidate Information Center. CIW Associate certification is also required to qualify for all CIW Professional and Master CIW certifications.
The CIW Foundations exam validates the basic hands-on skills and knowledge that a professional is expected to understand and use. Foundational skills include basic knowledge of Internet technologies, network infrastructure, Web authoring using XHTML, and job skills such as project management.
Candidates who attend CIW Foundations educational programs use the following official CIW v5 curriculum titles:
  • Internet Business Foundations
  • Site Development Foundations
  • Network Technology Foundations
Examination Style
Candidate plan to sit for the CIW Associate examination are required to solve 85 questions in 90 minutes.
Examination Passing Score
Candidates must Correctly answer at least 54 of the 85 questions to achieve a total score of 63% or greater.
Examination & Results Dates
CIW exams are delivered through Prometric and VUE testing centers worldwide. Contact Prometric or VUE to register and schedule exams at your convenience. For more details, please see Taking An Exam.
Examination Mode Computer-based
Areas of Specialization
  • Information Technology
Professional Body Certified Internet Web Professional Program
Location of Incorporation United States