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.
1. Take courses to level up your skills.
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:
Your certification is valid for two years (24 months). There are different ways to maintain your certification before it expires.
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
Need help convincing your employer?
This letter can help you make the case for funding Atlassian certifications: