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A step-by-step guide to earning an Atlassian certification

Although each Atlassian certification is unique, the steps required to earn them are essentially the same. Follow the directions below to start your certification journey.

Earn your Atlassian certification

1. Take courses to level up your skills.

Build your expertise with Atlassian tools and best practices. Courses and learning paths are available for any level, from beginner to expert:

2. Prepare for a certification exam with training and hands-on experience.

Each certification in our catalog includes recommended hands-on experience, likely exam topics, and related coursework to improve your chances of success.

3. Schedule, take, and pass your exam.

Once you’re ready to take your exam, follow these steps to create an account and register through the Certification Portal:

Maintain your certifications

Your certification is valid for two years (24 months). There are different ways to maintain your certification before it expires.

 Learn how to maintain your Certification →

Follow the upgrade pathways for retiring credentials

Changes in Atlassian’s products occasionally necessitate the retirement of Atlassian credentials. When this happens, we create pathways to upgrade these credentials with as much lead time as possible.

 Learn about upgrade paths for retiring credentials →

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