You can study on your own with Northstar Online Learning or sign up to take one of PPLD's virtual Computer Skills Refresh programs. The Northstar Digital Literacy assessment gives you the chance to earn digital badges and certificates to add to a resume or show an employer. Learning progress, assessment results, digital badges, and certificates can be stored on PPLD's Northstar website by creating an account.
Testing Location Pin: E9GF
Use the testing location pin if you are at the public Northstar site and do not have access to the direct link to the PPLD Northstar site.
Basic Instructions to Finalize Your Account
Basic Instructions to Take an Assessment
Northstar Digital Literacy lets you earn digital badges to verify computer skills. Passing an assessment with 85% or higher qualifies you for a digital badge.
Badging is a way to
Learn about Open Badges here
Follow these steps to claim a badge
Individuals who earn 85% or higher on a proctored assessment can earn a certificate. Proctored assessments must be scheduled in advance.
Basic Instruction to use Northstar Online Learning
Basic Instructions to Use Northstar's Outside Study Resources*
*Some modules are unavailable in Northstar Online Learning