Online Classes - Global Internet Research Training Program

Live Online Classes

The AOFIRS now offers instructor-led Online Classes in three (3) areas of knowledge.

  • A CIRS™ [Certified Internet Research Specialist] Training Program
  • A "Web Search Methods - Techniques" and
  • An “Online Investigative Research” Training Classes

"CIRS™ [Certified Internet Research Specialist]" Training Program

These classes are designed for students that are planning to become CIRS™ Certified. This is a 30 Hours of Online training course that covers lectures in all four exam modules of CIRS™ exam.  The students are given the CIRS Training Guide, and four (4) complimentary reference directories and power point presentations. Registered students have unlimited access to Online "Practice Exams" and "Final Exams."

Member Price

35% OFF Early Registration
25% OFF Regular Price

Non-Member Price

25% OFF Early Registration 
$395.95 Regular Price

"Web Search Methods & Techniques" Training Classes

The WS (Web Search) Live Training Classes are put together with an objective to train Online researchers in performing professional Internet research. This training program takes 16 hours of time commitment from participants. Students are issued a Training Guide, “Advanced Internet Research – Methods & Techniques” along with four (4) complimentary reference directories and power point presentations.

Students have the option of accessing unlimited Online "Practice Q&A." If you enroll in this program, you will be given the option of selecting one of two (2) credentialing options. They are as follows:

Option 1

Certificate of Participation 
(with 70% attendance and no exam is required), or

Option 2

Certificate of Subject Proficiency
(70% attendance and passing of exam is requirement)

Member Price

30% OFF Early Registration
20% OFF Regular Price

Non-Member Price

20% OFF Early Registration
$295.95 Regular Price

"Online Investigative Research" Training Program

This program is intended for online investigators, government agencies, human rights activists, private investigators and law enforcement personnel, lawyers, human resources for background checks and verifications, and investigative journalists. The course teaches various methods for finding web pages and data about people, relationships, businesses, assets, and due diligence for investigative and legal purposes.

This training program requires 30 hours of online teaching. Students receive two e-books, "Online Investigative Research Training Guide" and "Advanced Internet Research – Methods & Techniques," as well as four (4) complimentary reference directories and power points.

As an option, students have unlimited access to online "Practice Q&A." If you enroll in this program, you will be given the option of selecting one of two (2) credentialing options. They are as follows:

Option 1

Certificate of Participation 
(with 70% attendance and no exam is required), or

Option 2

Certificate of Subject Proficiency
(with 70% attendance and passing of exam is requirement)

Member Price

30% OFF Early Registration
20% OFF Regular Price

Non-Member Price

20% OFF Early Registration
$1195.95 Regular Price

Who can use these Certifications?

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

AOFIRS

World's leading professional association of Internet Research Specialists - We deliver Knowledge, Education, Training, and Certification in the field of Professional Online Research. The AOFIRS is considered a major contributor in improving Web Search Skills and recognizes Online Research work as a full-time occupation for those that use the Internet as their primary source of information.

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