Taking Skills Tests
You need all the help you can get to land as many projects as you can. Impress potential employers by showcasing your expertise. You’ll be standing out from the crowd.
Skills tests (exams) are available here for many different areas of expertise. Just click on the title of the test you want to take.
For every attempt, there’s a nominal fee depending on the level of certification. If you have a paid membership plan, you can also use your Freelancer Credits to purchase an Exam reward (Level 1, 2, or 3) on your Credit Shop and activate it to take any corresponding exam for free.
You may attempt to take each skills test as many times as you like. However, you may attempt only three (3) skills tests per day. Furthermore, you cannot skip an exam level as they should be taken in order of diffculty.
All exams contain multiple-choice questions and have a time limit. The usual passing mark is 75%.
Skills Test Badges
For every skills test that you pass, you earn an insignia or badge corresponding to a particular proficiency. Your earned badges will be listed under the Certifications section of your profile page. The highest score that you will get on a skills test will be posted beside its badge.
Your score and insignia will also be posted on your bids.
This tells employers looking at your profile that you know your stuff and that you should be considered for their project. It might just mean the difference between getting awarded or not.
What are you waiting for? It’s time to step up.