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Web Search Methods & Techniques Live Training Program - Weekend


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 | 5 Weeks
Weekend Sessions (5 Weeks)
Recorded Lectures (24x7 on Demand)

Member Price

30% OFF Before 21st May. 2022
20% OFF 
After 21st May. 2022

Non-Member Price

20% OFF Before 21st May. 2022
$295.95 Regular Price


Expires on Saturday, 21st May
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 program is run by the “Association of Internet Research Specialists”. Students use virtual classrooms across countries worldwide. The association education system allows you to not only study from your instructors but also to interact with students from all around the world. All online classes are taught by a certified instructor with strong academic and professional experience in research in a variety of fields within the "Knowledge Industry."

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.

Classes Overview & Schedule



Learn Effective use of “Advanced Search Operators” in Google Search Query

Teaches, advanced search methods and techniques with a combination of Booleans, Advanced Operators. Illustrates best use practices and rules in using search operators to build complex multi-search queries.

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

06 Learning Topics

16 Hours - 5 Weeks

08 Live Class Session

Video Recording 90 Days Access

Certificate of Proficiency in
Professional Web Search

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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

Weekend Sessions

Week -1

Class 1

Sat, May 28th, 2022

10:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Search Queries with Advanced Google Search Operators

Week - 2

Class 2

Sat, June 4th, 2022

10:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Search Queries with Advanced Google Search Operators

Class 3

Sun, June 5th, 2022

10:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Search Queries with Advanced Google Search Operators

Week - 3

Class 4

Sat, June 11th, 2022

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

How Search Engine Reads Web Pages?

Week - 4

Class 5

Sat, June 18th, 2022

Mon, Sep 13th, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:15 PM

How Search Engine Understand Search Query?

Class 6

Sun, June 19th, 2022

Mon, Sep 13th, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Techniques in Building Complex Search Queries

Week - 5

Class 7

Sat, June 25th, 2022

10:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Techniques in Building Complex Search Querie

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.

View Complete Syllabus

Web Search Methods & Techniques Training Course

Video Recording


Special Offer

Includes $400 Value items with Registration


List of Specialized

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

Huge list of Internet Research Links Directory Included Inter-governmental Organizations, National and International Statistical Services, Statistical Source, Research Journals, Top 100 USA News Websites, Top 500 Domains Moz's list, Top 10 Databases for Library Research, International Coalition on Newspapers (ICON), Big Data: 33 Brilliant and Free Data Sources, Free Publicly Accessible Databases, List of Library Database, Archive for the ‘Public Records’ etc.


List of

A Comprehensive List of Power Searching the Internet with Advanced Search Operators to find anything quickly like, Find a Person or Businesses, Images, Resume, Social Profiles, Emails, Phone No., Sales Leads, Information in News, Articles, Blogs, Forums, Groups, Hidden Profiles on Social Networks, Government Documents, Archives, and Public Records, Online Research Resources & Database, Facebook and LinkedIn Leads etc.

Event Details

Start Date 28 May 2022 - 10:00am
End Date 25 June 2022 - 1:00am
Registration Start Date 01 January 2022
Cut off date 29 May 2022 - 10:00am
Individual Price $295.95
Number Hours 16
Location Online
Attachment Web-Search-Training-Online-Classes-Program.pdf

Group Rate

#Registrants Rate/Person ($)
3 285.95
4 265.95
5 245.95
10 215.95



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