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Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator Overview

Knowledge Article Number 000182253
Description The Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator exam is designed for individuals who have advanced-level experience as a Salesforce system administrator.

To earn this credential, you must pass a proctored multiple-choice exam. To prepare for the exam, we strongly advise that you attend the training courses, review the study material, and gain hands-on experience related to the topics covered on the exam, as recommended in the study guide. However, course completion is not a prerequisite when registering for an exam.

The exam has the following characteristics:
  • Prerequisite: Salesforce Certified Administrator credential; course completion and hands-on experience are also strongly recommended
  • Format: 60 multiple-choice questions
  • Time allotted to complete the exam: 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Passing score: 65%
  • Registration fee: USD 200; retake fee: USD 100
  • Delivery options: Proctored exam delivered onsite at a testing center or in an online proctored  environment
  • References: No hard-copy or online materials may be referenced during the exam
  • Results: Provided immediately after exam submission as on-screen text and by email
  • Maintenance: Successful completion of the Salesforce Certified Administrator release exams is required to maintain the credential; release exams are published three times a year, one for each of the major product releases.
See the Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator Study Guide for more information about this credential.

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