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Where is QB DESKTOP 2019 certification training and test?

 
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Level 12

Re: Where is QB DESKTOP 2019 certification training and test?

Desktop certification is only available to those that subscribe to the desktop proadvisor program at $349/year https://quickbooks.intuit.com/accountants/products-solutions/accounting/desktop/

Once you enroll you will be able to access the training and the information on certification exams. This information is only available to paid subscribers (in the US) or it would be prominently displayed.

Level 2

Re: Where is QB DESKTOP 2019 certification training and test?

I AM a subscribed desktop ProAdvisor.  My program is $549 (?) per year because I also support Enterprise.  And I STILL CAN"T FIND THE TEST.  Please answer the question asked and quit making assumptions.

QuickBooks Team

Re: Where is QB DESKTOP 2019 certification training and test?

Hi there, KathyS296.

 

I'm here with some clarification to provide regarding the QuickBooks Desktop ProAdvisor training modules.

 

Effective December 31, 2018, we have discontinued the certification exam due to low demand and engagement from the ProAdvisor community. Rest assured, you're still recognized as a ProAdvisor and can access all the features provided by QuickBooks.

 

For more information about this, I recommend following this article: Frequently Asked Questions about ProAdvisor Certification

 

I hope this clears up everything. Keep me posted if you have further questions, or if there's anything else I can do for you.

Level 1

Re: Where is QB DESKTOP 2019 certification training and test?

I have the same question. I'm not concerned so much that the certification has been discontinued, but I need to learn how to use QB Desktop. Where is the training? I purchased the package specifically for the training. I've confirmed that my account has access to the Desktop training. All I can find is the Online training.

Moderator

Re: Where is QB DESKTOP 2019 certification training and test?

Hey there, kcotenti.

I'd be glad to provide you the certification training for QuickBooks Desktop.

 

The launch of the new 2019 QuickBooks Desktop Certification will enable accounting professionals to confidently use the new and improved features in the latest QuickBooks Desktop product and better serve their desktop clients. Additionally, it spotlights the new 2019 QuickBooks Desktop features, includin

 

  • Customer invoice history tracker
  • Condensed data file optimization
  • Easy version upgrades

You might find the following articles interesting:

 

 

For additional help, you can also reach out to our QuickBooks Desktop Support.

 

  1. Within your QuickBooks Desktop, click Help at the top menu bar.
  2. Click Contact us.
  3. To route you to the correct support expert, we need to know what type of question you have. Give a brief description of your issue and click Continue.
  4. We’ll provide you a few options. You choose which one is best for you.

Should you need more information about the desktop certification, please let me know. I'd love to provide them for you.

Anonymous
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Re: Where is QB DESKTOP 2019 certification training and test?

hi @kcotenti ,

You may visit this following link:

https://qbtraining.com

Should you have an active account of Enterprise edition, you are eligible to log in for free.

 

Regarding certification, if you are a mere user, you may consider to get a QuickBooks Certified User. Visit this following link for your reference:

https://certiport.pearsonvue.com/Certifications/QuickBooks/Certified-User/Overview.aspx

 

Hope it helps.

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Level 12

Re: Where is QB DESKTOP 2019 certification training and test?

@RoseMarjorieA for us US users your second link is useless as it goes to the UK Pro Advisor site. Becoming a desktop Pro Advisor in the UK is free while in the US still to my knowledge demands the yearly membership at a minimum of $349 before one can train and take the desktop exams. Other links you posted go round in circles and end up ONLY talking about the ONLINE Pro Advisor program.

 

Until you can combine the overall Pro Advisor programs AND make Desktop Pro Advisor program just as cheap (free) as the online version you will not find me, a 20+ year veteran of QBDT paying for the privilege of being tested. (Would not surprise me in the least if my QB on floppies is older than over half the working staff at QB)

Moderator

Re: Where is QB DESKTOP 2019 certification training and test?

Hi, john-pero.

 

I've already updated the links above.

Thank you and have a good one.

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