The Acquia Certification Program validates skills and knowledge of professionals building solutions with Drupal and on the Acquia Platform. The program is a comprehensive series of examinations and credentials useful to individuals and organizations to demonstrate their expertise with Drupal and the Acquia Platform.
Thousands of developers from around the world have participated in the program since its launch in 2014.
The key benefits of the program for individuals are:
Validates your Drupal skills and Knowledge
Establishes your Credibility and expertise with your peers
Gives you more Visibility within the marketplace
Provides you with a Formal certification
The key benefits for organizations building Drupal solutions are:
Helps you hire Drupal expertise
Differentiates you in a crowded marketplace of Drupal solution providers
Provides a framework for training and certification of different Drupal team roles
Acquia offers technical Certification in Drupal 7, 8 and 9 in four competencies each:
Acquia Certified Drupal Site Builder
Acquia Certified Drupal Developer
Acquia Certified Drupal Front End Specialist
Acquia Certified Drupal Back End Specialist
This diagram shows the recommended progression through exam depending on level of Drupal experience. Applies to both Drupal 7 and 8 series of exams.
Developers who earn Certified Developer, Certified Front End Specialist, and Certified Back End Specialist (Drupal 7, Drupal 8 or Drupal 9 series) automatically earn the Acquia Certified Grand Master credential for that version of Drupal. There is not a certification exam to obtain the Grand Master credential.
Acquia provides customers and partners with a valuable platform that enhances the speed, agility, and reliability of delivery of Drupal applications. Acquia Cloud, Acquia Cloud Site Factory, Acquia Content Hub, and Acquia Lift are some components of the Acquia Platform.
Certification Exams for Acquia Platform were launched in 2017.
Acquia Cloud Pro
Acquia Site Factory Pro
Acquia Site Studio Site Builder
Acquia Personalization Pro
Learn more about the Acquia Certification Program at https://acquia.com/certification