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Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant


Certification Industry: CRM

Certificate Name: Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant

Certificate Issuing Authority: Salesforce

Certification Price: $200 USD

Certificate Validity: 1 Year

Certification Details:

The Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant credential is intended for individuals who can design Salesforce Sales Cloud solutions in order to meet the long-term customer requirements. Since the Salesforce Certified Administrator credential is a prerequisite to this certification, the individuals already have a proven experience with a Salesforce Application. A Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant candidate should have the experience to anticipate business risks, fulfill customer expectations, build customer confidence, troubleshoot, resolve issues and to implement successful solutions.

Average Salary Range:

USA : $122,500 (Source)

India : 10,00,000 INR (Source)

Benefits :

  1. Exponential GrowthOne of the leading CRMs on the market, Sales Cloud helps customers solve the sales challenges. This leads to a growth in the demand of Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant professionals to utilise CRM’s functionality for addressing customers’ issues.
  2. Pay riseIn comparison to the non-certified consultants, Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultants get a substantial pay rise along with a variety of perks including job offers from IT-service companies which ultimately accelerates career growth.

Examination Topics:

  1. Industry Knowledge (7%)
  2. Implementation Strategies (12%)
  3. Sales Cloud Solution Design (21%)
  4. Marketing and Leads (8%)
  5. Account and Contact Management (13%)
  6. Opportunity Management (13%)
  7. Sales Productivity (9%)
  8. Sales Cloud Analytics (9%)
  9. Integration and Data Management (8%)

Exam Details:

A certified consultant is required to complete 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 : 62%

Exam Time : 105 minutes

Exam Format : For 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 Exam : The Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant exam preparation requires a commitment of about 40-50 hours using Digital Learning Courses and Instructor-Led Classes.

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

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    Aayush Sachdeva