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Web Search Methods & Techniques Live Training Program


Professional Web Search Live Training Program

Supercharge your Search Skills and Work Smarter - Earn the New In-Demand Certification for Researchers

08 Live Class Session
Web Search Training Guide New 5th Edition
Video Recording Included
Reference Research Bonus Material
16 Hours
Weekdays Evening
Recorded Lectures (24x7 on Demand)

Member Price

30% OFF Before 18th June. 2022
20% OFF 
After 18th June. 2022

Non-Member Price

20% OFF Before 18th June. 2022
$295.95 Regular Price


Expires on Sat, 18th June
Time Zone - Ontario, Canada - EST

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Web Search Methods & Techniques

The “Certificate of Proficiency” (COP) in “Web Search Methods & Techniques” covers Module 2 of CIRS™ exams. Students can apply for Credits (Exemption) when appearing for CIRS later. (Please read the exemption requirements for more details).

This short course is designed for accelerated online learning of skills where topics are compressed and tailored for rapid delivery to students in the shortest possible time. The AOFIRS instructor-led live lectures include hands-outs, notes, e-Books, training guides, power points, and recorded lecture access for up to 90 days.

Topics covered circle around "specialized skills in performing effective and efficient online search and research".

Students connect with virtual classrooms globally. All online classes are taught by a certified instructor with strong academic and professional experience in research, IT and knowledge management areas.

A comprehensive Web Search Methods & Techniques course aligned with the new 2022 curriculum

Learn latest search and research best practices in line with Web Search Methods & Techniques Training Guide 5th edition.

Earn a better Salary after getting hands on training as an Internet Research Specialist

Increase your network's strength by getting to know industry experts from all across the world.

Earn the New In-Demand Certification for Researchers to Improve Your Search Skills and Work Smarter.

By using zoom, you can attend classes from any PC, Mac, or connected device.

WS Classes Overview & Schedule



How the Internet Works?

What is the Internet? How do networks combine to build an Internet works or the Internet? What are Web-applications, Web Browser & Indexed Web Pages? and how they communicate on the Internet.

Google Advanced search Queries
Program Details

Special Offer

With registration, you will receive the following $400 value items: Training Guide New [Ver 5.0.1], PowerPoints Slides, Research Reference Notes, and Unlimited Access to the CIRS Practice Exam, which includes three attempts at the Final Exam.

Package Detail

05 Learning Topics

16 Hours - 4 Weeks

08 Live Class Session

Video Recording 90 Days Access

Certificate of Proficiency in
Professional Web Search

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Become a member and Explore the huge benefits of being part of a Professional Association of Modern Internet Research Specialists.

What the students learn?

  • What makes the Internet work? And how do we distinguish between a Web Browser and a Search Engine?
  • What is a Web Application, and how does the search process read Web Pages from a Textual Database?
  • How does an Internet search engine direct us to the information we require?
  • How the search engine reads Web pages?
  • What are some of the methods by which an online researcher chooses search operators, notations, and symbols when creating complex search query strings?
  • Students are introduced to methods of online investigative research. It teaches you how to find social media contacts, track down emails, track down trolls, and perform online due diligence on people and businesses.

Lessons in online training are designed to engage students in conducting practical web research in a variety of situations. Students participate in case studies and ask questions, making these sessions interactive and exciting.


Jobs & Independent Research Work Opportunities

The association provides a “Jobs Forum,” which connects potential employers and contractors with our qualified researchers and those who are members and have taken our course. The association also maintains a database of qualified researchers and hires them on a "need-to-need" basis.

COP Certification Issuance

Students are given the option of downloading a "Certificate of Proficiency" in "Web Search Methods & Techniques" online - this course does not require students to take any exams. However, in order to receive the COP (Certificate of Proficiency), students must maintain a 77% participation rate in online classes.

Students who need credit for equivalency to apply to CIRS™ Module 2 need register for the online exam. Students will be assisted by the instructor in passing the exam. Students should complete the “Web Search Methods & Techniques” course within two weeks (15 days) of the completion of online classes. Based on the curriculum taught during the course and the hands-on practical examples practiced by students, the instructor ensures that the student has a very high chance of passing the exam

Online Exam Assistance

  • Students have access to a variety of practice and mock exams.
  • Students are given a Training Guide and Addendum Notes.
  • Students can use the Q&A Practice Exam to practice the types of questions they will experience on real exams.
  • A "Video Recording" of the classes is archived for students to watch later or for those who missed the lecture to catch up on.
  • The instructor is available via email/chat to provide additional guidance and answer subject-specific questions for 15 days after the course is concluded.

Who can use this Certification?

Generally, researchers are categorized based on the type of research
they do and the services offered by them.

Generally, researchers are categorized based on the type of research they do and the services offered by them.

Corporate & Business

  • Senior Business Executives
  • Financial Advisors
  • Business Consultants
  • Retailers and Wholesalers
  • Bankers
  • Insurance Companies
  • Public Companies
  • Investors, Shareholders
  • Private Companies SMB to Large Size Corporations

Professional Researchers

  • Marketing, Advertisement, and Sales
  • Marketing Researchers
  • Librarians
  • Clinical Researchers
  • Legal Researchers
  • Patent, Copyrights and
    Intellectual Property
  • Company Trends and
  • Business Intelligence
  • Market Researchers
  • Financial Market and Stock
  • Researchers

Professional Advisors

  • Lawyers, Accountants
  • Financial Analysts
  • Mortgage Brokers
  • Insurance House's
  • Business Development Advisors
  • Private Investigators
  • The Government
  • Semi-Government Institutions
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Military Personnels

Independent Contractors

  • Freelancer
  • Individuals between Jobs
  • Independent Researchers
  • Web Researchers
  • Research Hobbyists
  • Stay at Home Mothers
  • Retirees
  • People with Limited Mobility

Weekdays Evening Sessions

Week - 1

Class 1

Fri, June 24th, 2022

06:00 PM - 08:15 PM

Internet Technology – How Web Search Works?

Week - 2

Class 2

Mon, June 27th, 2022

06:00 PM - 08:15 PM

Search with Keywords & Basic Google Search Operators

Class 3

Wed, June 29th, 2022

06:00 PM - 08:15 PM

Search with Keywords & Basic Google Search Operators

Fri, July 1st, 2022


Week - 3

Class 4

Tue, July 5th, 2022

06:00 PM - 08:15 PM

Search Queries with Advanced Google Search Operators

Class 5

Wed, July 6th, 2022

06:00 PM - 08:15 PM

Search Queries with Advanced Google Search Operators

Class 6

Thurs, July 7th, 2022

06:00 PM - 08:15 PM

How Search Engine Reads Web Pages?

Week - 4

Class 7

Mon, July 11th, 2022

06:00 PM - 08:15 PM

Techniques in Building Complex Search Queries

Class 8

Wed, July 13th, 2022

06:00 PM - 08:15 PM

Techniques in Building Complex Search Queries

Web Search Methods and
Techniques Training Guide 5th Edition

Professional Online Search
& Research: A Comprehensive Training Guide

This book is developed as a Self-study Training Guide to assist you in preparing for the “Certificate of Proficiency” (COP) in the “Web Search Methods & Techniques” examination.

The Web Search Methods and Techniques Training course explains the importance of online search and teaches you how to conduct effective internet searches. You will learn advanced search methods and techniques, as well as how to use Advanced Search Operators and Effective Search Phrase to construct complex web search queries in a variety of situations and search needs.

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Web Search Methods & Techniques Training Course

Video Recording


Special Offer

Includes $400 Value items with Registration

List of Specialized  SEARCH ENGINES & ONLINE DATA - 2022

List of Specialized
& ONLINE DATA - 2022

A Comprehensive List of Top Search Engines Over 1500+ Searchable Directories, Archives, and Portals, for example, Top List of Search Engines for Videos, Images, Blogs, People Search, Q & A, Documents Search, FTP, Meta Search, Social Media Search, and Information Resource, Forums, Online Communities & Groups, Legal Research, International Law, Law Archives, Business Directories, Academic, Sciences, Arts, Books, Journals and Other References. All links are Tested and Rated for information Relevance.


Directory of

This Directory Included huge list of all kinds of verification tools like Online Information Verification, Scraping Tools, Data Mining Tools, Online Forensics & Investigative Reporting Tools, Online Tools for Multimedia Verification, Forensic Investigation Tools for IT Security Expert, Story Follow Tools, People Monitoring Tool, Social Media Verification Tools, Social Media Images, Facts Checking & Verification Tools, Verification Tools, Maps and Satellite Images for Locations, etc.


Directory of

The “Internet Information Sourcing” is a reference guide to assist online research work by providing a list of various information sources available on the Internet. Topics Covered:  Internet Information Types and Forms Internet Informa...

Event Details

Start Date 24 June 2022 - 6:00pm
End Date 11 July 2022 - 8:00pm
Cut off date 26 June 2022 - 6:00pm
Price $295.95
Number Hours 16
Location Online
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