Salesforce Certified Technical Architect Overview
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|Description||The Salesforce Certified Technical Architect credential is designed for technical architects with experience in designing and implementing secure, high-performance, integrated technical solutions using the Force.com platform within the context of a client’s architectural landscape.
To earn this credential, you must successfully complete each of the three components required for the Salesforce Certified Technical Architect credential, in this order: (1) self-evaluation, (2) multiple-choice exam, and (3) review board presentation.
When you are preparing for each component of the credential, 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.
Step 1: Self-Evaluation
Step 2: Multiple-choice Exam
Step 3: Review Board Presentation
Upon earning this credential, you are required to successfully complete the Salesforce Certified Force.com Developer release exams to maintain this credential; release exams are published three times a year, one for each of the major product releases. In addition, successful completion of online and architect-level release-specific exams, and leadership contributions to the Architect community through activities such as speaking engagements, authoring opportunities, and serving as a review board judge may be required to maintain the Salesforce Certified Technical Architect credential.
See the Salesforce Certified Technical Architect Study Guide for more information about this credential.
If you have additional questions, please visit the certification Knowledge Base at http://certification.force.com/pkb. To contact the Salesforce Certification team, please open a case at http://certification.salesforce.com/open-a-case.