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Become a Certified Online Research Professional

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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.

01

Fast Track - Single Certificate, One (1) Exam

A Single Curriculum with One (1) Exam. This is a fast-track approach to 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 Volume 1" “CIRS Training Manual Volume 2"  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 Training Manual Volume 1"  covers the following four (4) modules

  1. Networks & Search Engine Tehnology
  2. Online Research Methods with Advanced Search Operators and Techniques
  3. Business of Research for Independent Research Professionals
  4. Internet Law & Ethical Concepts of Online Research

The "CIRS Training Manual Volume 2"  covers the following four (6) modules

  1. Social Media Information Sourcing & Verification
  2. Email Tracking & Verification – Methods & Tools
  3. Online News Verification – Detection & Verification of Fake & Bias
  4. Online Videos & Image Verification
  5. Online Investigative Research & Online Reports
  6. Detecting Fake Websites Verification

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

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02

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

In the 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 the student to a “Certificate of Subject Proficiency” in their name. If the student has successfully completed all 10 courses (modules) and passed the examinations, they can apply for CIRS (Certified Internet Research Specialist) equivalency certificate. Additionally, the CIRS equivalency will entitle you to 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)

CIRS Training Manual Volume 1

TRACK 1

TRACK 2

Module 1

Networks & Search Engine Technology

1

2

2

2

Certificate of Proficiency (COP) Search Engine & Internet Technology

$39.95

Module 2

Research Methods & Online 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 Ten (10) Modules, Split in 19 Units, and 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

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

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

CIRS Training Manual Volume 2 (Available 15th September)

Module 1

Social Media Information Sourcing & Verification

1

7

Certificate of Proficiency (COP)

Coming Soon

Module 2

Email Tracking & Verification – Methods & Tools

1

5

Certificate of Proficiency (COP)

Coming Soon

Module 3

Online News Verification – Detection & Verification of Fake & Bias

1

5

Certificate of Proficiency (COP)

Coming Soon

Module 4

Online Videos & Image Verification

1

5

Certificate of Proficiency (COP)

Coming Soon

Module 5

Online Investigative Research & Online Reports

1

5

Certificate of Proficiency (COP)

Coming Soon

Module 6

Detecting Fake Websites Verification

1

4

Certificate of Proficiency (COP)

Coming Soon

Aggregate Number of Units and Lessons Offered by AIRS

10

19

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