Certification News – Phil’s Salesforce Tip of the Week #430

Phil's Salesforce Tip of the Week

Certification News

This week saw the launch of the latest Salesforce cert, B2C Solution Architect certification. It states “This new certification path expands our Salesforce architect community and allows customers and partners to build the expertise needed to connect marketing, commerce, and service to deliver personalized consumer experiences”.

The first thing to note is the 3 Prerequisites:

  • Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder
  • Salesforce Certified Integration Architecture Designer
  • Salesforce Certified Marketing Cloud Email Specialist

And here are the Trailhead materials recommended for this exam:

The split of subjects :

Discovery and Customer Success: 18%

Functional Capabilities and Business Value: 19%

Architecture Design: 23%

Data Models and Management: 21%

Integration: 19%

If you want some inspiration of where to look for your next Certification take a look at this resource from Salesforce. The certification resource seems up to date, but things change regularly…as you can see!

London’s Calling 2020 (and before)

After the London’s Calling announcement last week they have also now added all the sessions from the 2020 event on the YouTube channel. With some great sessions covering areas such as Platform Events, Salesforce Labs Free Apps, Einstein Analytics, and VS Code. There’s our Christmas viewing sorted then!


Spring ‘20 Exams

Don’t worry you have until April 2021, but here is the link to all the maintenance exams for Spring ‘20. And here is the schedule for the full overview of what we need to do throughout 2021.

For Winter’ 21 there are a new set of ‘Designer maintenance module’ exams to maintain any Architect Certs, so make sure you don’t forget them. They are not due until December 2021, but they are available now.


Happy Holidays!

I will be back on Christmas Day for next Friday’s Tips, I will try to keep it ‘light and festive’. I wish you a Happy Christmas, and here’s to a happy and especially healthy New Year for you and your family!

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