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KCS Certification and Workshop Offerings

 

The KCS Academy is the source for KCS® resources and the only authorized certifying body for KCS.
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Certifications

Entry-level certification for anyone interested in learning the basics of KCS.
$85 Online, non-proctored exam consisting of about 25 questions. There is a 60 minute time limit.
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KCS v6 Practices Advanced-level certification for those demonstrating thorough, deep, and broad understanding of KCS.
$450 Proctored exam consists of about 65 scenario-based, multiple choice questions. No supporting materials are allowed.
There is a 120 time limit.

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KCS v6 Trainer Advanced-level certification for experienced trainers who hold the KCS v6 Practices certification and intend to sell and deliver accredited KCS training.
$650 Proctored exam consisting of about 45 fill-in-the-blank and essay questions. No supporting materials are allowed. There is a 100 minute time limit. The exam is just one of several steps required to become a KCS v6 Certified Trainer.
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KCS v6 Internal Trainer Advanced-level certification for experienced trainers who hold the KCS v6 Practices certification and intend to deliver accredited KCS training within a specific company.
$650 Proctored exam consisting of about 45 fill-in-the-blank and essay questions. No supporting materials are allowed. There is a 100 minute time limit. The exam is just one of several steps required to become a KCS v6 Certified Internal Trainer.
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Workshops

This entry-level interactive, online training is intended for anyone interested in learning the basics of KCS.
$97 Online, self-paced, interactive training. Can be bundled with the KCS v6 Fundamentals Certification exam.
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This thorough, instructor-led workshop is intended for KCS adoption program managers, project managers and team members, and anyone seeking a deeper understanding of KCS Principles, Concepts, and Techniques.
Cost varies. Instructor-led workshop available in 1.5, 2, or 2.5 day formats. Optional KCS v6 Practices certification exam often offered at the end of the workshop.
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This thorough, instructor-led workshop is intended for supervisors and first- and second-line managers, and anyone who wants to optimize and sustain KCS benefits.
Cost varies. Instructor-led two day workshop.
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Certification Packages

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v6 Practices Certified People

A registry of people who have passed the industry's most rigorous KCS exam.