About the Acquia Certification Program

What is Acquia Certification?

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.

Why Acquia Certification?

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

Which Exams Are Available?

Acquia offers technical Certification in Drupal 7 and Drupal 8, in four competencies each:

Certification Path

This diagram shows the receommended progression through exam depedning on level of Drupal experience. Applies to both Drupal 7 and 8 series of exams.

Grand Master Certification

Developers who earn Certified Developer, Certified Front End Specialist, and Certified Back End Specialist (Drupal 7 or Drupal 8 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 Platform Certification

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 Platform

Acquia Cloud Pro

Acquia Site Factory Pro

Learn more about the Acquia Certification Program at https://acquia.com/certification