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The Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment defines the basic skills needed to use a computer and the internet in daily life, employment, and higher education. Online, self-guided modules assess the ability of adults to perform these tasks. Test takers can receive digital badges whenever they pass assessments, and can additionally receive certificates when they pass assessments in a proctored environment at a Northstar testing location. Once you pass Northstar, which certifies basic skills, you may choose to pursue more advanced training and certifications.
Want to test what you know? Complete any of the following online modules.
If you would like to earn a certificate for passing the assessments, find a Northstar testing location.
Testing locations can award certificates and digital badges. Each location can access its own admin portal, which includes detailed reports on all assessments they administer. They also have access to classroom curricula and Northstar Online Learning. Testing locations pay an annual fee, which includes online support.
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