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ACP-100 Certification Exam: Jira Administrator for Data Center and Server


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

  • can leverage Atlassian resources and community to help your team implement best practices within Jira

Training credits can be used to purchase vouchers for this exam.

In a 2019 survey, 91% of Atlassian Certified professionals reported their credential boosted their ability to help their team do their best work.

Exam details

Products covered: Jira Software 9.4.x and above
Location: Proctored online (also available at testing centers)

Exam topics

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.

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.

Training credits can be used to purchase vouchers for this exam.