Become an Atlassian Certified Professional Jira Administrator. This Certification covers the skills needed to configure and manage Jira Data Center or Server to support any development or business team.
A Certification in Jira Administration for Data Center and Server (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 and Server
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, scalability and day-to-day manageability
Enroll in the free Exam Success course today to get prepared.
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 8.x and above
Timing: You must complete the exam within 90 days of your purchase of the course.
Location: Proctored online (also available at testing centers)
The exam covers these topic areas:
Advanced User Features
Configuring Global Settings, Layout, Design and User Communication
Application and Project Access and Permissions
General Project Configuration
Authentication and Security
Issue Types, Fields, and Screens
Setting up Notifications and Email
Administering and Extending Jira
Enroll in the free Exam Success course for comprehensive details on each topic and in-depth preparation.
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 or Server before taking this exam.
- If you're just getting started: Atlassian University training courses are an excellent way to begin. Start at the beginning of our Jira Administrator learning path. Build on this foundation with experience before graduating to the Exam Success and Skillbuilder courses.
- If you have experience: You’re ready to enroll in the free Exam Success course.
Exam Success course
The free ACP-100 Jira Administration for Data Center Exam Success course will be your companion throughout your preparation journey. It’s the most comprehensive way to prepare for what you’ll find on the exam.
By enrolling in the course, you’ll gain access to:
Guidelines for what is expected on each section of the exam
In-depth technical lectures reviewing every exam topic, from the Atlassian experts who wrote the exam
Tips and tricks for exam success, including how to approach the exam questions
Comprehensive, annotated Exam Topics checklist with links to relevant documentation
Trello template to help you create your personalized study plan
Practice questions with detailed explanations for all correct and incorrect answers
Instructions on how to set up your own sandbox
Sandbox challenges to guide exploration of the exam topics in Jira
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.