Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship 2019

What is the MOS World Championship?

The Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship presented by Certiport, Inc. is a global competition that tests students’ skills on Microsoft Office Word, Excel® and PowerPoint® (2013 or 2016). Top students are invited to represent their respective countries at the World Championship. In New Zealand, students are required to participate in the National Championship, and the winners of that event continue on to the World Championship.

How do I compete?

New Zealand Championship

This year we are proud to announce our partnership with PB Technology as our championship partner.

To compete in this years MOS New Zealand Championship, you must attend one of the local qualifying events happening near you. You will be required to sit one Microsoft Office Specialist Exam from the selection between Word/Excel/PowerPoint (2013 or 2016).

You will be assessed on your proficiency of the application through a combination of score and time to determine the national representatives


A winning submission

We’re looking for New Zealand’s most creative students. To find a student to represent New Zealand at the World Championship, we’ll be looking for submissions that:

  • Meet every aspect of the initial brief

  • Display strong technical ability of the Adobe Creative Cloud Software

  • Understand the target audience and capture the of the campaign

  • Could be used in a real-world professional marketing campaign

  • Incorporate a unique flair

What you can win?