Become an Atlassian Certified Professional Jira Administrator. This Certification covers the skills needed to configure and manage Jira Data Center to support any development or business team.
A Certification in Jira Administration for Data Center (ACP-JA) showcases those who:
can interpret and translate business requirements into product configurations
understand features and administrative responsibilities specific to Jira for Data Center
know the ins-and-outs of workflows, security, permissions, field and screen customization, and system settings available through the user interface
understand how administrative choices affect Jira's security and day-to-day manageability
In a 2019 survey, 91% of Atlassian Certified professionals reported their credential boosted their ability to help their team do their best work.
Products covered: Jira Software 9.4.x and above
Location: Proctored online (also available at testing centers)
The exam covers these topic areas:
Access, Permissions, Security (27% of exam)
Project Configuration (11% of exam)
Issue Types, Fields, Screens (18% of exam)
Workflows and Automation (10% of exam)
Notifications (9% of exam)
Advanced User Features (14% of exam)
Jira Administration (11% of exam)
ACP exams are intended to be challenging – increase your chances of success with careful preparation!
Prior training and experience
Atlassian University recommends 1 - 2 years of experience administering Jira Data Center before taking this exam.
- Getting started: Atlassian University training courses are an excellent way to begin. Start at the beginning of our Jira Administrator learning path.
Exam Sample Questions
The Atlassian University Certification Team made available a collection of sample questions covering all the exam topics to help you prepare for your exam.
Skillbuilders are free and go deep into specific features and topics that will help grow your product understanding for this exam. ACP exams test your complete knowledge of Atlassian products. Use these Skillbuilders to help fill in feature or topic gaps — areas where you may lack firsthand experience:
Maintain your Certification
Your Certification is valid for 24 months. Learn how to maintain your Certification.
Earn your Atlassian Certified Expert credential
The Atlassian Certified Professional Jira Administrator Certification fulfills one of the requirements on your way to the prestigious Atlassian Certified Expert credential.