Salesforce Certified Education Cloud Consultant Details

Certification Industry: CRM

Certificate Name: Salesforce Certified Education Cloud Consultant

Certificate Issuing Authority: Salesforce

Certification Price: $200 USD

Certificate Validity: 1 Year

Salesforce Certified Education Cloud Consultant credential is curated for individuals who are skilled in the implementation of Education Cloud solutions in order to contribute to the long-term business success in a customer-facing role. The Salesforce Certified Administrator credential is a prerequisite to appear for this exam. A typical Education Cloud Consultant is responsible for dispensing highly interactive and expert solutions that support customer business processes. It implements solutions by consulting higher education institutions. Business Analyst, Consultant, Program Manager, Application/Solution Architect, Develop, Engagement Manager, Database Administrator and System Analyst should apply for this certification.

Average Salary Range:

USA: $89,521 - $111,901 (Source)

India: 3,66,251 INR (Source)


  1. Specialization - The Salesforce Certified Education Cloud Consultant credential provides an in-depth knowledge of Cloud Computing with a specialization in Education Cloud. The certified is extremely experienced in managing implementation projects for higher education.
  2. Effort Recognition - Among the common consulting practices, a certified Education Cloud Consultant is supposed to solve problems, apply best practices, troubleshoot, and manage project timelines. The employers recognize the efforts of the certified consultants in the best way possible by offering them incentives.

Examination Topics:

  1. Education Cloud Applications, Settings, and Configuration (23%)
  2. Implementation Strategies (18%)
  3. Solution Design (19%)
  4. Domain Expertise (19%)
  5. Integration and Data Management (17%)
  6. Analytics (5%)

Salesforce Certified Education Cloud Consultant Exam Details:

A certified consultant is required to complete the Administrator certification maintenance modules on Trailhead thrice per year to renew the certification.

Prerequisite: Salesforce Certified Administrator Credential

Number of questions: 60 Multiple-Choice and 5 pretest (unscored)

Passing score: 68%

Exam Time: 90 minutes

Exam FormatFor scheduling the exam, click here. The exam is available in two formats: 

  1. Onsite Proctored - The exam is conducted in association with Kryterion. Registration for the exam must be done 24-72 hours in advance. To locate the test center, click here.
  2. Online Proctored - For an online proctored exam, click here.

Time Taken To Prepare For The ExamSalesforce Certified Education Cloud Consultant exam preparation takes about 40-50 hours in total for a beginner using multiple study aids.

Refer to this link for getting started with the preparation process of the Salesforce Certified Education Cloud Consultant. For more details, log on to official website.

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