SEO Precertification Academy

Welcome to the PSATS SEO Precertification Academy!

On this page you will find access to videos that are referenced in the Orientation/self-study materials, links to access the self-study materials and links to access the classroom materials for the academy. 

Please note: Your academy registration does not register you for the Certification Exam. You must register through DEP for the exam. Please reference Exam information below. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at (717)763-0930, or send an e-mail to Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in Enola!

Down the Drain Video
SEO Precertification Academy Video

Click below to access course files:

You may want to print the self-study workbooks. You should not print the self-study guides. You may print the quizzes if you like, or simply do them on the computer. These are for your own self-assessment. The user’s guide will explain how to do the self-study parts of the class.

SEO Academy User’s Guide

SEO Academy Orientation and Self-Study Materials

SEO Academy Workbook – Classroom Materials
(you should print a hard copy of the classroom workbook and/or
have a laptop to access the electronic files during class)


After successfully completing the academy, you will be eligible to sit for the exam.

To obtain your exam application, contact the SEO Certification Board of DEP at (717) 772-2186 or by e-mail to,.

There are deadlines to register for the exam. You should register at least 30 days prior to the exam. If you would like to take the exam that is being offered with your class, please contact DEP at your earliest convenience.

Hotels in the area

For the Best Western Plus and the Holiday Inn Express, mention that you are attending training at PSATS and would like the PSATS rate.

*  Holiday Inn Express 717-732-8800
   (within 1 mile of our office)

*  Park Inn Mechanicsburg 717-697-0321
   (formerly Holiday Inn)

*  Quality Inn Enola(717)732-3941

*  Best Western Plus 717-635-2523
   (across the street from our office)

Successful Completion

To obtain successful completion of the SEO Precertification Academy, a prerequisite to sit for the SEO Certification exam, an attendee must be present during the times listed below. No excuses for absence shall be accepted except those of illness, family emergency, or business emergency and an explanation of the absence must be provided in writing. If illness, family emergency, or business emergency forces you to be absent for more than ten percent of the entire course, the course will not be deemed successfully completed.

Bring Along

  • Hardcopy of the academy workbook or a computer to display the files.
    • Hardcopies of workbooks will NOT be provided in class.
  • Calculator
  • Pens and pencils
  • Photo ID

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