Adobe Experience Cloud Certification

It’s worth your while to certify. Get the qualification that employers prefer, and grow your career.

Adobe certified individuals have proven expertise and are in demand. Learn more about certification and view exam guides.

Benefits

Certification shows that you can meet complex challenges, and proves your knowledge and real-world product experience.

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Differentiate yourself from competitors

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Gain recognition from your employer

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Validate technical skills and expertise

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Receive financial benefits and other rewards

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Leverage the power of the Adobe brand

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Exam Guides

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Exam Prep Portal – in beta now

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Partner sandboxes

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Hands-on challenges*

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On demand Partner training

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Certification exam discounts* 

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Adobe Specialization

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Credential paths

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Experience League Community

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Experience League Tutorials

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*Available to partners at the Bronze level and above

Levels of expertise

Adobe offers three certifications that recognize different levels of expertise. Take the exam that matches your current skill level.

ADOBE CERTIFIED

PROFESSIONAL


Works on a team and may be the project lead on simple or single-solution projects.

ROLES

Business Practitioner, Developer

AVERAGE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

min. 0 - 12 months

ADOBE CERTIFIED

EXPERT


Works independently on complex projects and mentors less experienced colleagues.

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Business Practitioner, Developer

AVERAGE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

min. 1 - 3 years

ADOBE CERTIFIED

MASTER


Leads complex projects and mentors team members.

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Architect

AVERAGE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

min. 3 - 5 years

Certification and renewal exam guides

Exam registration is handled from your account in Adobe Credential Manager (CertMetrics). Sign in with your Adobe ID to schedule your exam.

ADOBE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL

Business Practitioner

Search: AD5-E811 (RENEWAL)

Search: AD0-E501

DSP: ADO-E502

ADOBE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL

Business Practitioner

AD0-E212

Developer

AD0-E213

ADOBE CERTIFIED EXPERT

Business Practitioner

AD5-E802 (RENEWAL)

AD0-E208

Developer

AD5-E805 (RENEWAL)

AD0-E209

ADOBE CERTIFIED MASTER

Architect

AD5-E804 (RENEWAL)

AD0-E207

ADOBE CERTIFIED Professional

Business Practitioner

AD5-E458

ADOBE CERTIFIED EXPERT

Business Practitioner

AD5-E808 (RENEWAL)

AD0-E457

ADOBE CERTIFIED MASTER

Architect

AD5-E812 (RENEWAL)

AD0-E454

ADOBE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL

Business Practitioner

Classic: AD0-E315

Developer

Classic: AD0-E331AD0-E313

ADOBE CERTIFIED EXPERT

Business Practitioner

Classic: AD5-E806 | AD5-E815 (RENEWAL)

Classic: AD0-E314

Standard: AD5-E801 (RENEWAL)

Standard: AD0-E307

Developer

Classic: AD5-E815 (RENEWAL)

Classic: AD0-E330AD0-E312

Standard: AD5-E800 (RENEWAL)

 

ADOBE CERTIFIED MASTER

Architect

Classic: AD5-E810 | AD5-E815

(RENEWAL)

Classic: AD0-E318

ADOBE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL

Business Practitioner

AD0-E712

Developer

AD0-E711

Front-end

AD0-E719

ADOBE CERTIFIED EXPERT

Business Practitioner

AD0-E708

Developer

AD0-E709

Front-End

AD0-E710

Cloud: AD0-E706

ADOBE CERTIFIED MASTER

Architect

AD0-E704

AD0-E718

ADOBE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL

Business Practitioner

AD0-E126

Developer

AD0-E123

Forms

AD0-E127

Assets

AD0-E129

ADOBE CERTIFIED EXPERT

Business Practitioner

AD5-E803 (RENEWAL)

AD0-E121

Developer

AD5-E112 * (RENEWAL)

AD0-E116

Forms

AD0-E125

Dev/Ops Engineer

AD5-E813 (RENEWAL)

AD0-E124

 

* Take the Cloud Service exam to renew and update your Experience Manager 6 certification. This certification exam is offered at a discount and renews your Experience Manager certification if you already have one. It is not a standalone certification. 

ADOBE CERTIFIED MASTER

Architect

AD5-E113 * (RENEWAL)

AD0-E117

 

* Take the Cloud Service exam to renew and update your Experience Manager 6 certification. This certification is offered at a discount and renews your Experience Manager certification if you already have one. It is not a standalone certification. 

Adobe Experience Platform Technical Foundations Exam is required for Real-Time CDP Certification; Passing this exam on its own does not issue a credential/digital badge/Certificate

 

Technical Foundations AD0-E600

 

ADOBE CERTIFIED Expert

Developer

AD0-E603

ADOBE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL

Business Practitioner

AD0-E555

ADOBE CERTIFIED EXPERT

Business Practitioner

AD0-E558

ADOBE CERTIFIED MASTER

Architect

AD0-E556

ADOBE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL

Business Practitioner

AD0-E602

ADOBE CERTIFIED EXPERT

Technical roles can take the Adobe Essentials exam and earn a badge upon passing. The Essentials exam is not a certification.

Essentials: AD3-D104

ADOBE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL

Business Practitioner

AD0-E408

ADOBE CERTIFIED EXPERT

Business Practitioner

AD5-E809 (RENEWAL)

AD0-E406

ADOBE CERTIFIED MASTER

Architect

AD5-E814 (RENEWAL)

AD0-E407

ADOBE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL

Core Developer

AD0-E905

Fusion

AD0-E902

Project Manager

AD0-E903

ADOBE CERTIFIED EXPERT

Core Developer

AD0-E904

Core Developer - Experience Manager enhanced connector Expert

AD0-E906

Japanese exams are only offered by PSI.

ADOBE EXPERIENCE MANAGER EXAMS

Business Practitioner

Adobe Certified Expert - Sites: AD0-E121

Developer

Adobe Certified Expert: AD0-116

Adobe Certified Expert: AD0-E103

Architect

Adobe Certified Master: AD0-E117

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Adobe certification renewal.

Renewal exams extend your certification for two years. You must take the exam before your certification expires.

Renewal exams have fewer questions, cost less, and are available for many applications (they are not standalone certifications). If you let your certification expire, then you have to take the full exam to renew your certification. Generally, certifications expire after two years to ensure candidates stay current with new product capabilities.

To find out which exam will renew your certification, sign in to Adobe CertMetrics Credential Manager, select the Certifications tab and select the certification name. Take the exam listed under Requirement to stay current to renew your certification.

Learn more about renewal exams

 

Partner Discounts

Bronze and above partners get discounts on all Adobe certification exams and classes.

All partners get a discount on bulk purchases of 10 or more exams. Learn more about how to get discounts and buy individual and bulk vouchers for certification exams. Get hands-on training with Adobe experts for yourself or with your team, with 15-30% off of Adobe Digital Learning Services.

Specialization

See how your organization can earn specialization.