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The foremost industry credentials that signifies the professional level qualification for practicing Internet Research Specialist.

Certifications & Examinations

AIRS is offering two (2) tracks of education that leads to an issuance of a certification. Each track has its own road-map that gets you certified.

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Fast Track - Single Certificate, One (1) Exam

A Single Curriculum with One (1) Exam. This is a fast track approach for becoming a “Certified Internet Research Specialist” [CIRS].

AIRS® team of volunteers are available to guide enrolled students throughout the process, right from the learning planning to the exam preparation.

Students are offered a downloadable “CIRS Training Manual” and a “CIRS Exam Practice Workbook” to prepare for the Final Exam. All exams are available online. Please note that this track is well-suited for anyone that is an avid Internet user. [For More Information on CIRS Examination Request our CIRS Examination Guide].

The CIRS Examination covers the following four (4) modules

  • CIRS Exam Module 1 – Internet Technology Basic Concepts
  • CIRS Exam Module 2 – Internet Research and Research Methods
  • CIRS Exam Module 3 – Business of Internet Research
  • CIRS Exam Module 4 – Internet Law & Ethical Concepts

[Note: The word “Module” is substituted with “Courses” in our content pages and carry the same meaning invariably wherever used]

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Multi-Track – Multiple Courses & Exams with Individual Course Completion Certification

In Multi-track program, a student may take one course (module) at a time from the four choices of modules in Fast-track. Each course (module) has its own downloadable training manual. The enrolled students can buy examination vouchers whenever they are ready to attempt the online exams.

Passing any of these courses entitles student to a “Certificate of Subject Proficiency” in their name. If the student has successfully completed all four courses (modules) and passed the examinations, they can apply for CIRS (Certified Internet Research Specialist) equivalency certificate. Additionally, the CIRS equivalency will entitle you for free membership status of Certified Member of AIRS with all privileges and rights reserved for this designation by AIRS. [For More Information on CIRS Examination Request CIRS Examination Guide].

Subject Proficiency

AIRS Certificate of Subject Proficiency

Certifications Chart

CIRS Exam Module

Unit Title

Unit #

Lessons

Certificate of Proficiency (COP)

Fee US$

Certificate of Internet Research Specialist (CIRS)

TRACK 1

TRACK 2

Module 1

Networks & Internet Technology

Networks & Networking - Introduction

Search Engine & Internet Technology

1

2

2

2

Certificate of Proficiency (COP) Search Engine & Internet Technology

$39.95

Module 2

Research Methods & Online Research

Research Methods & Applied Research Methodology

Research Planning & Approach to Research

Internet Research Challenges

Internet Information Sourcing

Reading Search Engine Result Pages [SERP] & Web-page Links

Advance Online Search Techniques & Methods

Browser Adjustments & Personalization for Research

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

2

6

3

6

2

4

2

Certificate of Proficiency (COP) in Research Methods and Online Research

$79.95

Certified Internet Research Specialist (CIRS) Certification Includes (All Four (4) Modules, Split in 13 Units, 47 Lessons) Plus Over 500 Questions Workbook, Practice Quiz, Sample Exams, Access to Video Library and Supplemental Course Material [Free Upgraded Versions of Course Books for 1 Year]

Module 3

Business of Research for Independent Researcher

Business of Research for Independent Research Practitioner

List - Recommended Software for Research Business

1

2

4

1

Certificate of Proficiency (COP) in Business of Research

$29.95

ENTIRE COURSE IS AVAILABLE ONLINE with ELECTRONIC DOWNLOADABLE COURSE MATERIAL

Module 4

Internet Law & Ethical Concepts of Research

Internet Law and Legal Issues - Introduction

Internet Ethics and Ethical Issues of Internet - Introduction

1

2

7

4

Certificate of Proficiency (COP) in Internet Law & Ethics

$24.95

Please Note Examination Voucher Can be Purchased for US$ 100 allows three (3) exam attempts - Validity 90 Days

Aggregate Number of Units and Lessons Offered by AIRS

13

45

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