PSI Services LLC (PSI), a global workforce solutions provider of best-in-class assessment content and comprehensive certification program services, has announced that it is the exclusive test delivery provider for Microsoft’s announcement to help 25 million people worldwide acquire new digital skills needed for the COVID-19 economy.
Microsoft announced the initiative on June 30 as a response to the global economic crisis caused by the pandemic, and the initiative gives impacted individuals easier access to gain digital skills through training and Microsoft Certifications.
“PSI is immensely proud to be Microsoft’s test delivery platform partner for this initiative by providing secure online delivery of these Microsoft Certification exams with live online proctoring on its pioneering PSI Bridge™ platform,” commented Janet Garcia, PSI’s Executive Vice President of Global Credentialing.
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The initiative aims to accelerate the rate at which individuals can learn and advance their digital skills aligned to in-demand jobs while staying safe amidst the COVID-19 crisis in a drive to mitigate the impact that the pandemic has had on world economies and unemployment.
Through this initiative, people worldwide will have free access to training content on Microsoft Learn, LinkedIn Learning, and GitHub Learning Lab. Additionally, a set of Microsoft Certification exams aligned to in-demand jobs are available to those who self-attest that their employment has been impacted by COVID-19 at a significantly discounted fee of $15 USD, helping job seekers demonstrate their skills to potential employers.