Certification Program

Extend and validate your knowledge of CES Selector with training and certification.
  • 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 two levels: Certified and Professional. You receive a certificate on passing each level.

Certified user

Provides initial training (at no cost) for users. 

Also ideal for students or graduates to validate experience with CES EduPack and advertise a valuable skill to employers.

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

Professional user

Takes your CES Selector experience to a level that enables proficient use in industry or research. These users know how to apply datasets, tools and selection methodologies in CES Selector to solve practical materials selection or substitution problems.

  • Open to all users with an active license of CES Selector.
  • eLearning-based resources and tools
  • Covers: Defining design requirements, the 5 main selection scenarios, recommended selection workflow, and communication of results
  • Validated by demonstration of proficiency through attendance of either a 1 day workshop, or advanced web training combined with a presentation at a Granta User Group Meeting or webinar – details of training opportunities here.

Training webinars

You may also be interested in our regular training webinars.

Getting started

View videos and download Getting Started guides.