Certified Internet Web Professional Program (CIW)

Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) Web Foundations Associate


Credential: Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) Web Foundations Associate
Credentialing Agency: Certified Internet Web Professional Program (CIW)

Renewal Period: Not Renewable

Certified Internet Web Professional Program (CIW), Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) Web Foundations Associate certification is for candidates who have an understanding of important technologies that affect virtually every business. This certification is ideal for all professionals who use the Internet on the job. Candidates must pass a written exam.

More information can be found on the certifying agency's website.

Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) Web Foundations Associate

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Attainability:    high

Eligibility Requirements (View Details)

  • Credential Prerequisite
  • Experience
  • Education
  • Training
  • Membership
  • Other
  • Fee

Note: This credential may have multiple options for a Service member to meet eligibility requirements. Requirements listed here are based on the minimum degree required.

Exam Requirements (View Details)

  • Exam
  • Written Exam
  • Oral Exam
  • Practical Exam
  • Performance Assessment

Exam Administration (View Details)

  • In-person exam
  • Remote proctored on-line exam
  • Third-party test vendor

RECERTIFICATION SUMMARY

Renewal Period: Not Renewable

  • Continuing Education
  • Exam
  • Continuing Education OR Exam
  • Fee
  • Other

AGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION

Certified Internet Web Professional Program (CIW)

1230 W. Washington Street
Suite 201
Tempe, AZ  85281

Phone: (888) 370-5512

Email: ciwcustservice@ciwcertified.com

Written Exam 1D0-610

  • Domain 1: Internet Business Foundations
    • 1.1 Identify job roles in the Information Technology (IT) industry, including the responsibilities, tasks and skills they require.
    • 1.2 Identify the infrastructure required to access the Internet, including hardware and software components.
    • 1.3 Define important Internet communications protocols and their roles in delivering basic Internet services.
    • 1.4 Identify the basic principles of the Domain Name System (DNS).
    • 1.5 Identify the functions of Web browsers, and use them to access the World Wide Web and other computer resources.
    • 1.6 Use e-mail clients to send simple messages and files to other Internet users.
    • 1.7 Define and use additional networking and Internet services.
    • 1.8 Demonstrate ways to communicate effectively using Internet technology.
    • 1.9 Identify and configure user customization features in Web browsers, including preferences, caching, cookies.
    • 1.10 Identify security issues related to Internet clients (e.g., Web browsers, e-mail, instant messaging) in the workplace, including certificates, malware, illicit servers, viruses.
    • 1.11 Use different types of Web search engines effectively.
    • 1.12 Identify and use principles of Personal Information Management (PIM), including common applications.
    • 1.13 Efficiently transmit text and binary files using popular Internet services.
    • 1.14 Identify security-related ethical and legal issues faced by IT professionals.
    • 1.15 Relate project management concepts and terms to the IT profession.
    • 1.16 Recognize essential database concepts.
    • 1.17 Conduct a Webcast and related services.
    • 1.18 Distinguish between proprietary and open-source development models.
    • 1.19 Define essential social networking and Web 2.0 concepts.
    • 1.20 Manage career opportunities in the IT industry.
    • 1.21 Represent technical issues to a non-technical audience.
  • Domain 2: Site Development Foundations
    • 2.1 Demonstrate knowledge required to create a Web page.
    • 2.2 Add images and graphical formatting to HTML files, and create and edit images and audio.
    • 2.3 Identify and use design and color principles for Web pages.
    • 2.4 Create a basic HTML form that accepts user input.
    • 2.5 Define Extensible Markup Language (XML), and identify its features and appropriate use.
    • 2.6 Identify essential Web site navigation issues, and ensure page/site accessibility.
    • 2.7 Define and apply essential aspects of the Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) standard, including CSS versions 1, 2 and 3.
    • 2.8 Use the most current version of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML5) to create Web pages.
    • 2.9 Identify technologies for enhancing the user's Web experience, including programming languages, multimedia technologies.
    • 2.10 Use GUI-based HTML editing software to create Web pages.
    • 2.11 Test and analyze Web site performance issues.
    • 2.12 Identify steps in the Web site planning and development process.
    • 2.13 Identify essential issues in developing and maintaining a Web site, including project management, testing, legal issues.
    • 2.14 Plan and deliver oral presentations of your Web site, during and after site development.
    • 2.15 Define electronic commerce (e-commerce) and related technologies and concepts necessary to develop a secure, useful interface (i.e., storefront).
    • 2.16 Demonstrate knowledge of languages commonly used to provide database connectivity to Web sites.
    • 2.17 Identify the benefits and drawbacks of running your own Web server versus using a service provider.
    • 2.18 Identify common strategies for managing an end user's experience and improving site creativity.
    • 2.19 Consider copyright and ethical issues when creating Web pages.
    • 2.20 Design Web pages to industry standards.
  • Domain 3: Network Technology Foundations
    • 3.1 Demonstrate knowledge of basic data communications components, and demonstrate technical knowledge of the Internet.
    • 3.2 Identify the role of networking hardware, and configure common hardware for operation.
    • 3.3 Identify the relationship between IP addresses and domain names, including assignment of IP addresses within a subnet.
    • 3.4 Identify the functions and components of servers commonly used on the Internet.
    • 3.5 Identify common Internet security and availability issues, including user-level and enterprise-level concerns.
    • 3.6 Identify common performance issues affecting Internet clients, including analysis, diagnosis.
    • 3.7 Perform basic hardware and system maintenance for network-aware systems.
    • 3.8 Manage fundamental elements of modern network-based client operating systems.
    • 3.9 Configure and troubleshoot wireless networks.
    • 3.10 Demonstrate understanding of virtualization.
    • 3.11 Explain concepts involving personal privacy protection on the Internet.

Exam Preparation Resources

There are a number of resources available to help you prepare for the Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) Web Foundations Associate examination:

An additional resource is O'Reilly Learning Safari Books Online, a searchable digital library that provides online access to thousands of books, training videos and conference sessions. See the Educational Resources section on the Related Sites page here on COOL to learn how to get free access.

Testing Information

  • Exam Administration

    Credential exams may be administered in-person at a testing site, proctored on-line remotely, or have options for both. If an exam is administered through a test vendor, the third-party test vendor box will be checked. The following test administration options apply to the Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) Web Foundations Associate credential where checked:

    • In-person exam
    • Remote proctored on-line exam
    • Third-party test vendor
  • For more information on the Certified Internet Web Professional Program (CIW) testing process, visit the agency website.

RECERTIFICATION

Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) Web Foundations Associate

Renewal Period: Not Renewable

The Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) Web Foundations Associate credential has the following recertification information:

  • CIW certifications do not have recertification requirements; however, certification holders may choose to recertify with a newer version of a CIW exam.
  • Note: Marine Corps COOL will only pay recertification fees for the current year, no arrears will be paid. Voucher requests for recertification fees must be submitted with proof of the current status of the certification (for example, a screen shot of your credentialing agency dashboard or a copy of a current fee receipt).

Additional considerations for the Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) Web Foundations Associate include:

  • There are no education or experience requirements to sit for the exam; however, candidates should have familiarity with an operating system such as Microsoft Windows 7.

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Credential is related to some tasks associated with the duties of the military occupation (at least one critical task but less than 80%)

Most

Credential is directly related to most of the major duties associated with the military occupation (at least 80%)

Other

Credential is related to this military occupation, but is more advanced or specialized and therefore will likely require additional education, training, or experience

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Early Career

1-3 years experience; Enlisted E1 through E4

Mid Career

4-10 years experience; Enlisted E5 through E6

Late Career

10+ years experience; Enlisted E7 through E9

Early Career

1-3 years experience; Enlisted “A” School through E5

Mid Career

4-10 years experience; Enlisted E6 through E7

Late Career

10+ years experience; Enlisted E8 through E9

Early Career

1-6 years experience; Officer O1 through O2

Mid Career

6-12 years experience; Officer O3 through O5

Late Career

12+ years experience; Officer O6 and Above

GI Bill®

Reimbursement for exam fees has been approved for payment through the GI Bill.

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Low

May be difficult to attain: minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree, and/or minimum experience is 10 or more years.

Note: In some cases “years of experience” refers to time actively on duty or while holding a certain occupation or prior certification and not always in consecutive calendar years. Additional years required for certain preliminary stages may not be included in this classification. For requirements measured in hours, 1080 hours was considered a year. For days, 365 days was considered a year. Please review all prerequisites and requirements for eligibility, and additional information for details.

Medium

Moderate ease of attainment: minimum education requirement = Associate's and/or prerequisite and/or minimum experience = more than 2 years and less than 10 years of experience.

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High

Highly attainable: minimum education requirement = HS or less and/or minimum experience = 2 years or less experience and no additional requirements.

Note: In some cases “years of experience” refers to time actively on duty or while holding a certain occupation or prior certification and not always in consecutive calendar years. Additional years required for certain preliminary stages may not be included in this classification. For requirements measured in hours, 1080 hours was considered a year. For days, 365 days was considered a year. Please review all prerequisites and requirements for eligibility, and additional information for details.

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