Certification

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Upon achieving Master Certification, you will be contacted via email by customerservice@cyberscholarprizes.com within 2-3 weeks. Once you receive this notification email, you must respond within 7 calendar days to receive your prize affidavit. This affidavit must be completed and submitted by the specified due date to remain eligible for your prize.

Level One - Sony Product Certification

What Is It?

Successfully complete any "Product" level training and corresponding quiz within the Sony Online Training program, and you'll become Sony product certified (e.g. Complete the "Sony BRAVIA LCD HDTV" training and quiz within the Television category, and you'll become "Sony BRAVIA LCD HDTV Product Certified").

What Can I Win?

Monthly Category Prizes: At the end of each month, a "Monthly Prize" random prize drawing will be held for each of the existing Sony product categories. A maximum of thirteen (13) winners will be selected in each drawing. To enter a particular category's Monthly prize drawing, participants must successfully obtain at least one (1) Product Certification within that Sony Category during that month. Each module that is passed will earn the participant one (1) additional entry into the monthly drawing for the category in which the module was passed.

Level Two - Sony Category Certification

What Is It?

Complete ALL the available product level training within a Sony Category, and you'll earn the opportunity to complete the corresponding "Sony Category Training Quiz". Successfully complete the category quiz and you'll become "Sony Category Certified" (e.g. complete the Sony Televisions Category Training Assessment and you'll become "Sony Televisions Category Certified"). Category Certification status is valid for one calendar year from the date of achievement. While it is possible that new product training may be added during the year that a Category Certification is achieved, the user will retain his/her certified status.

What Can I Win?

Quarterly Category Certification Prizes: At the end of each calendar quarter, a special "Quarterly Prize" random prize drawing will be held for each of the existing Sony product categories. A maximum of six (6) winners will be selected in each drawing. Each Category Certification is worth one (1) entry point into the Quarterly Category Certification Prize drawings for the category in which certification was achieved. For each category, the participant will be automatically entered into every Quarterly Category drawing that occurs during the 12 month period beginning from the date of Category achievement.

Level Three - Master Certification

What Is It?

Participants who have earned Category Certification in ALL available categories will be eligible to complete the "Master Certification Training Assessment." Successfully complete this challenging assessment and you'll become Master Certified by Sony - and a member of the elite Tatsu-jin club (please see here for more information). Master Certification status is valid for one calendar year from the date of achievement. While it is possible that new training may be added during the year that a Master Certification is achieved, the user will retain his/her certification status.

What Can I Win?

Semi-Annual Tatsu-jin Certification Prize: At the end of September and at the end of March, a special "Tatsu-jin" drawing will be held. A maximum of ten (10) winners will be selected in each drawing. Sony Master Certification is worth one (1) entry point into the semi-annual prize drawings. Once Master Certification is achieved, the participant will be automatically entered into the two semi-annual Tatsu-jin Certification Prize drawings that occur during the 12 month period beginning from the date of Sony Master Certification achievement.

Additionally, you get:
  • Manager notification - impress your boss! Send an e-mail from your report card
  • Custom-printed Certificate
  • Tatsu-jin lapel pin
  • Sleek leather portfolio and pen


To find out more about becoming Master Certified and a member of the Tatsu-jin club, click here.