Owned and managed by Certification Partners, CIW is the world's premier vendor-neutral IT and web technology education and certification program.
As a contributor to CIW's exam development process, you'll not only set yourself apart by showcasing your extensive subject matter knowledge, you'll also be giving back to the larger professional community. With our easy-to-use platform, you don't need to be an expert in exam development—you only need to be knowledgeable in one or more of the topic areas.
Approved contributors can enhance their professional profile while earning supplemental income in their spare time.
Since 1997, CIW has trained more than 1 million students and professionals, and has awarded more than 210,000 professional IT certifications through thousands of universities, colleges, high schools, middle schools, learning centers and corporations worldwide.
Corporations such as Cisco, General Dynamics, Northrop Grumman, HP, BAE Systems, Citibank and even the U.S. National Security Administration recognize and request CIW certifications in their current job postings for available IT positions. A recent Certification Magazine salary survey also noted the increased earning potential of CIW certificants.
CIW Multimedia Specialist
This exam tests a candidate’s knowledge of the strategies and tactics used to prepare, create, edit and publish video files compatible with the web and mobile devices.
1 to 5 hours per week
CIW Mobile Application Developer
This exam tests a candidate’s knowledge of the fundamentals of application development for various mobile operating systems, such as Android, iOS and Windows Phone.
1 to 5 hours per week
Job Task Analysis
Write tasks and then complete survey to rate how important specific tasks are to this job role.
Approximately 2-5 minutes per task, 20-30 minutes for survey
$100 for writing tasks and completing the survey
Item Authoring & Review
Write exam questions and review those written by other experts.
Approximately 15-30 minutes per accepted item
$50 for each item written after it is reviewed and accepted for use in the live test or training courseware