Study Guide: Sitecore 10 System Administrator Certification Exam

Study Guide: Sitecore 10 System Administrator Certification Exam

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If you would like to purchase the Sitecore 10 System Administrator Certification Exam itself, you can do that on Sitecore’s certification exam home page on Kryterion Webassessor.

Certification exam study guide  

The free study guide for the Sitecore 10 System Administrator Certification Exam contains details about the exam format, resources to help you prepare for the exam, and a set of practice questions. Your enrollment in the study guide will be valid for six months, at which point you may need to re-enroll. 

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If you would like to purchase the Sitecore 10 System Administrator Certification Exam itself, you can do that on Sitecore’s certification exam home page on Kryterion Webassessor

Certification exam description 

The Sitecore 10 System Administrator Certification Exam will test your knowledge of system administration for Sitecore Experience Platform (XP) 10. Earning this certification provides a range of benefits to both individuals and organizations. Listed below are some of the benefits for individuals:  

  • Formal Sitecore certification 
  • Increased career visibility within the professional job marketplace

For organizations, benefits include helping you identify and hire Sitecore System Administration expertise, as well as differentiating you in the marketplace of Sitecore solution providers. 

Prerequisites 

While there are no specific prerequisites to take the certification exam, we strongly recommend that you complete Learning@Sitecore's System Administration with Sitecore 10 Collection, specifically designed to support exam preparation. We also suggest that you have prior experience administering a Sitecore XP 10 solution.

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Exam competencies 


We recommend you prepare by enrolling in and completing our free study guide and reviewing the additional resources it recommends. Certified Sitecore 10 System Administrators will be expected to have fundamental knowledge, skills, and abilities in eight distinct areas: 

  • Competency 1: Navigate Control Panel sections and settings 
  • Competency 2: Workflow and publishing 
  • Competency 3: User and role management 
  • Competency 4: Content Author support 
  • Competency 5: Sitecore architecture and containers 
  • Competency 6: Sitecore installation, updates, and upgrades 
  • Competency 7: Performance maximization and health monitoring 
  • Competency 8: Sitecore Support Services

Exam format

The Sitecore 10 System Administrator Certification Exam is a multiple-choice exam proctored through Webassessor. To pass the exam and earn certification, you must score at least 80%; if you score lower and want to retake, you will need to repurchase the exam. 

Note: The entire exam is confidential and proprietary. 

Open or closed book: 

The Sitecore 10 System Administrator Certification Exam is closed book. You will not be allowed to refer to notes, study guides, training materials, web searches, Sitecore installations, or other software when taking the test on Kryterion Webassessor. 


Purchasing your exam on Kryterion Webassessor 

You must purchase your exam and register for an exam appointment with our third-party testing service, Kryterion Webassessor. The exam will cost you $350 USD. 

  • All Sitecore certification exams are proctored through Webassessor. 
  • You can register for an online or in-person proctoring of the exam through Webassessor. 
  • Note that about 55% of KTN testing centers, closed temporarily due to COVID-19, have begun to reopen with reduced capacity or testing schedules in compliance with local health guidelines. 
  • A list of currently open centers can be found on the test-center-locator page
  • You can find a daily updated list of closed test centers on the Kryterion website. 
  • You may retake the exam for a passing score. 
  • If you fail to pass the certification exam, retakes can be purchased for $350 USD on Webassessor’s website.