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Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder


Certification Industry: CRM

Certificate Name: Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder

Certificate Issuing Authority: Salesforce

Certification Price: 200 USD

Certificate Validity: 1 Year

Certification Details:

Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification is created for individuals to demonstrate their potential in building and customizing the standard applications or designing a totally custom application. A candidate for this certification should be familiar with the capabilities of the Lightning Platform. It should also be able to design applications to support business processes. It is crucial for a candidate to be acquainted with the social and mobile capabilities of the platform along with the knowledge about the Salesforce development environments.

Average Salary Range

USA : $97,000 (Source)

India : 6,52,000 INR (Source)

Benefits

  1. Core KnowledgeA developer should know whenever coding becomes imperative to complete a task. Salesforce Platform App Builder is a starting point for aspiring developers. This certification covers the core concepts required for getting further certifications. 
  2. Career ModificationWith an IT-driven corporate world, Salesforce is quickly competing for the lead. Currently, Salesforce is the seventh most-wanted IT-skill worldwide. Therefore, now is a great time to get the hold of Salesforce and modify one’s career opportunities to the cloud.

Refer to Link-1 and Link-2 for getting started with the preparation process of the Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder.

Examination Topics:

  1. Salesforce Fundamentals (8%)
  2. Data Modeling and Management (20%)
  3. Security (10%)
  4. Business Logic and Process Automation (27%)
  5. Social (3%)
  6. User Interface (14%)
  7. Reporting (5%)
  8. Mobile (5%)
  9. App Development (8%)

Exam Details:

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

Passing score: 63%

Exam Time: 105 minutes

Exam Format: For scheduling the exam, click here to choose between two formats available:

  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

A certified developer is required to complete the Platform App Builder certification maintenance modules on Trailhead once per year to renew the certification.

Time Taken To Prepare For The Exam: This certification requires a hardcore preparation of at least 3 months for beginners. The best way to prepare for this certification is to review the concepts in the Platform App Builder Study Guide. 

For more details, log on to Salesforce website.

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