KCS Certification and Workshop Offerings

The KCS Academy is the source for KCS® resources and the only authorized certifying body for KCS. See a full description of our offerings below.

Certifications

KCS v6 Fundamentals logo

Entry-level certification for anyone interested in learning the basics of KCS.
KCS v6 Fundamentals One Page   •   Program details

$85 Online, non-proctored exam consisting of about 25 questions. There is a 60 minute time limit. (Please note this is different from the $97 online training described below.)

KCS v6 Practices logo

Advanced-level certification for those demonstrating thorough, deep, and broad understanding of KCS.
KCS v6 Practices One Page  •  Program details

$450 Proctored exam consists of about 65 scenario-based, multiple choice questions. No supporting materials are allowed. There is a two hour time limit.

KCS v6 Trainer logo

Advanced-level certification for experienced trainers who hold the KCS v6 Practices certification and intend to sell and deliver accredited KCS training.
KCS v6 Trainer One Page  •  Program details

$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.

KCS v6 Internal Trainer logo

Advanced-level certification for experienced trainers who hold the KCS v6 Practices certification and intend to deliver accredited KCS training within a specific company.
KCS v6 Internal Trainer One Page  •  Program details

$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.

Frequently Asked Questions about certification.


Workshops

KCS v6 Fundamentals Online Training logo

This entry-level interactive, online training is intended for anyone interested in learning the basics of KCS.
Agenda  •  Online Training Description  •  Launch Course

$97 Online, self-paced, interactive training. Can be bundled with the KCS v6 Fundamentals Certification exam described above.

KCS v6 Practices Workshop logo

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.
Agenda  •  Workshop Description  •  Upcoming Workshops

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.

KCS v6 Leadership Workshop logo

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.
Agenda  •  Workshop Description  •  Upcoming Workshops

Cost varies. Instructor-led two day workshop.