CES Selector Certificate Program & related training

Get Certified!

Validate and extend your knowledge of CES Selector by registering for the Certificate Program. This is open to past and present users of the CES Selector software in industry or of CES EduPack, its companion product for materials education.

The program will enable you to:

  • Validate your experience in using CES Selector or CES EduPack; promote this experience, e.g., to potential employers
  • Extend your knowledge and use of CES Selector tools and methodologies
  • Apply CES Selector more effectively, making quicker and more informed materials decisions.

There are three levels: Certified, Professional and Expert. You receive a certificate on passing each level.

CES Selector Training - Certified User

This program is a useful and easy way for organizations that license CES Selector to provide initial training—at no cost—to all of their users, and for CES EduPack Alumni to advertise this valuable skill to employers.

  • Fully eLearning-based and open to all present and past users of CES Selector and CES EduPack.
  • Provides online training materials to brush up your knowledge, or help you get started.
  • Covers: the data available in CES Selector and the core search, comparison and selection tools.
  • Validated through an online test.

This level is open to all.

CES Selector Training - Certified User

Professional User takes your CES Selector experience to a level that enables proficient use in industry or research. These users know how to apply the different selection methodologies in CES Selector to solve practical materials selection or substitution problems.

Currently, this level can be accessed by taking the following Granta training courses. eLearning options will be available in the future.

  • 1.5 hours web training: 'CES Selector for Professionals'—Overview of selection methodologies, material indices and the application of selection and comparison tools. Session includes: presentations, demonstrations, and material selection case studies.
  • 2 hours web training: 'CES Selector for Professionals + Custom Case Study'—As above, but focussed on one custom case study and discussion based on your own material selection challenges.

This level is intended for licensed users in industry and is not open to students.

CES Selector Training - Certified User

Expert Users will have extensive experience of using CES Selector and strong knowledge of the full range of CES Selector concepts and tools, including performance indices, graphing and analysis tools, adding your own data, Synthesizer models, and Eco Audit.

Currently, this level can be accessed by taking the following Granta training course. eLearning options will be available in the future.

  • 1 day on-site training: 'CES Selector workshop'—Review of selection methodologies, material indices, advanced software features, and selection tools. Includes: presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on case studies based on your requirements.

This level is intended for licensed users in industry and is not open to students.


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