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What is Salesforce Accredited Professional Credential?

What is Salesforce Accredited Professional (AP) Credential?

1. What is Salesforce Accredited Professional (AP) Credential?

Salesforce Accredited Professional (AP) Credentials are available through Partner Learning Camp and will assist you in deepening your product and industry knowledge, gaining confidence in implementation, and driving customer and partner success.

For certain Navigator distinctions, the Accredited Professional Credentials counts toward your company’s knowledge check requirement.

Navigator distinctions are the primary way for consulting partners to market their Salesforce Practice. Would you like to learn more about the Partner Navigator Program? Visit the Partner Navigator Program Page for more information.

2. What is the Partner Learning Camp?

Partner Learning Camp

Partner Learning Camp (PLC) is the primary learning destination for expanding capabilities to meet current and future Salesforce customer needs. PLC, which is exclusive to Salesforce partners, offers an ever-expanding library of on-demand training curated for all Partner Trailblazers (ISV, Consulting, Agencies and Resellers). You can access Parter Learning Camp (PLC) here!

3. Partner Learning Camp vs Salesforce Trailhead

What you learn on Trailhead is supplemented by Partner Learning Camp. While Trailhead is open to all, PLC is designed to expand capabilities to meet current and future customer needs. PLC curricula are designed for all partners, regardless of size or type, including ISVs and Consulting.

4. Salesforce Accredited Professional (AP) Credentials Exam List

SN#Accredited Professional Exam Exam Release Date
2Heroku DeveloperJul-21
3Security & PrivacyJul-21
4Process AutomationJul-21
5Einstein DiscoveryJul-21
6Einstein Prediction BuilderJul-21
7Einstein Next Best ActionJul-21
8Sales Cloud EinsteinJul-21
9Commerce Cloud EinsteinJul-21
10Order Management AdministratorJul-21
11Headless | API FirstJul-21
12B2B Commerce on Lightning Experience AdministratorJul-21
13B2B Commerce on Lightning Experience DeveloperJul-21
14Pardot Reporting & AnalyticsJul-21
15Salesforce CMSJul-21
16Interaction StudioJul-21
17Digital EngagementJul-21
18Service Cloud VoiceJul-21
19Advanced Field ServiceJul-21
20Revenue Cloud ConsultantJul-21
21Financial Services CloudJul-21
22Health CloudJul-21
23Manufacturing CloudJul-21
24Consumer Goods CloudJul-21
25Net Zero CloudJul-21
26Salesforce CDPAug-21
27Advanced Cross ChannelAug-21
28Pardot Business UnitsAug-21
29Datorama Oct-21
30Order Management DeveloperDec-21
31Salesforce MapsJan-22
32Workforce EngagementFeb-22
33Loyalty ManagementQ3 2022
34Public Sector SolutionsAug-22
35Service Cloud EinsteinJun-22
36Indirect SalesMay-22
37Communications Cloud Aug-22
38Sales Business Excellence Aug-22

You can find latest list of Accredited Professional Credentials here!

Process Automation BadgeFinancial Services Cloud Accredited Professional BadgeHealth Cloud Accredited ProfessionalEinstein Prediction Builder Accredited Professional Badgedata cloud consultant
Popular Exam Guides

5. How much does an Accredited Professional Exam cost?

The Salesforce Accredited Professional exam costs $150 USD plus applicable taxes. Retake exam fee is $150 USD plus applicable taxes.

6. How can you register for the Salesforce Accredited Professional Exam?

You can register for the Salesforce Accredited Professional Credentials Exam through Partner Learning Camp. Certifications are proctored by Examity. Credentials are issued by Accredible.

Step 1. Login to then Partner Learning Camp.


You can login to Partner Learning Camp from Partner Community. Go Learn Tab and Click on Start Learning.

Step 2. Navigate to Credentials Tab.

Step 3. Search for the Exam you would like to register and click on the Register button which will launch Examity.

Accredited Professional Exam Registration

Step 4. You launch the exam by clicking on the Start Exam button.

Examity Accredited Professional Exam Registration

Step 5. Examity will ask for an exam voucher. If you don’t provide an exam voucher it will take you to the payment screen. Once you complete the payment you can appear for the exam.

7. How is Salesforce Accredited Professional different from Salesforce Trailhead Certification?

Accredited Professional
Trailhead Certification
1. Exam Availability Salesforce Partners onlyOpen for All
2. Exam Training Availability Partner Learning CampTrailhead
3. Exam Cost $150 $200 to $4,500
4. Exam ProctorExamityWebassessor
5. Exam Results24 hours to 14 days Immediately after exam
6. Certification VerificationCredlyTrailhead
Accredited Professional vs Trailhead Certification

8. When will you receive Accredited Professional Exam Results, Badge and Certificate?

You will receive the exam results at the end of the exam. If you Pass then you will receive Accredited Professional Certificate and Badge anywhere from 24 hours to 14 business days via email from Accredible . In some cases the credential is delayed if suspicious behavior was flagged by the Examity online proctoring tool. It requires review by the Examity and Salesforce support team to make sure proctoring rules were not violated.

If you haven’t received your Salesforce Accredited Professional Exam Badge and Certificate within 14 business days, you can open a Case with Salesforce Support and request it.

9. If I change my Employer, Will I be able to transfer my AP credentials?

Yes! If your new Employer is also a Salesforce partner then you can create a case in Partner Community of your new employer to get your AP credentials linked to your new Partner Community/Partner Learning Camp account.

If your new Employer is not a Salesforce Partner you will not be able to transfer your AP credentials.

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