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SuccessFactors Certification Plans for 2015

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      Former Member

      Where do I need to register myself to avail this training?

      Thanks and Regards

      Kanika Gupta

      Author's profile photo Regina Gama
      Regina Gama
      Blog Post Author

      Hello Kanika,

      If you are a partner consultant, you can register online once the schedule is published to our training webshop at http://training.sap.com  The schedule should be available by June 2nd.

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      Former Member

      Regina,

      Can we also register from company SFSF site! Also is this only for SAP partner company employees  or open for all the public!!! Also are these online based only or even classroom option is there!

      Regards,

      Bharat

      Author's profile photo Regina Gama
      Regina Gama
      Blog Post Author

      Hello,

      The SFSF site has now been closed for registration.  Please book via http://training.sap.com

      Author's profile photo Sumanthanan. B
      Sumanthanan. B

      Good to see the news ! Is this only for SuccessFactors Solution partners ? or allowed for all ie., Like SAP Certification all can apply. Please kindly clarify.

      Thanks,

      Suman

      Author's profile photo Regina Gama
      Regina Gama
      Blog Post Author

      Hi,

      The SuccessFactors Academy training, required for certification, is currently only open to Partners and therefore the certification is only relevant for this audience.  Since there is limited configuration that a customer can do with their SF systems, the Academy courses would be of no value to them as they wouldn't be able to configure their own environments anyway.

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      Former Member

      Regina,

      Is there any validity period for this certification/courses - I mean will there be delta training coming out once in a while and we need to get delta certified!!!

      Please clarify.

      Regards,

      Bharat

      Author's profile photo Regina Gama
      Regina Gama
      Blog Post Author

      Delta certification for SF is under discussion.  No decisions have been made yet.  We have prioritized creating the SAP exams first, then we will consider deltas.

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      how can that be when luke marson in his article about a year ago said "provisioning" was omainly used for "switching functionality on and off". now you tell us this? wow

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Great info, Regina.  Thanks!

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Any session related to Cloud for Travel?

      Author's profile photo Regina Gama
      Regina Gama
      Blog Post Author

      Hello Luciano,

      A course for Cloud for Travel is currently "in planning".  No official availability has been determined at this time.

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi Regina,

      Under new learning model, is it possible for individual participants to enroll and do certification?

      Regards,

      Hari

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      Former Member

      Hi Regina,

      I did my SF EC training from my company and so far i am working on PeopleSoft ERP as a functional consultant. I want to do certification on C_THR81_1405. So what steps i need to do for enrollment?

      Author's profile photo Jignya Joshi
      Jignya Joshi

      Hi Regina,

      Thanks for the information.

      I have successfully cleared the C_THR81_1405 exam I have got access to provisioning and demo instance but onboarding tool in admin tool is disabled in my instance.

      Could you please tell me how I can get access to onboarding instance?

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi Jignya,

      Congrats on clearing the exam. You are employee of Partner company or independnet participant?

      Regards,

      hari

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      Former Member

      Hi Jignya,

      Can you please let me know your experience on Employee Central certification exam? And do we need to go thorugh entire Implementation Handbook for MDF, Time Off and Position management or the E-learning content and Excercise will be sufficient to crack it? What I feel is Implementation Handbook gives indepth functionality of the product useful at the time of implementation. Kindly share your experience.

      Also share the procedure on how you registered for EC certification?

      Thanks for your help!!

      Regards,

      Hari

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      Former Member

      Hi Regina,

      As an independent participant if I'm planning to take up SuccessFactors EC Academy course and certification, Am I supposed to complete "Introduction to SuccessFactors Academy"? Or is it sufficient if I register for EC and take up certification?

      Regards,

      Hari

      Author's profile photo Regina Gama
      Regina Gama
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Hari,

      Intro to SF Academy (THR80) is a mandatory pre-requisite for the EC Academy.  You will not be permitted to register for THR81 without taking the pre-req.

      Best,

      Regina

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi Regina,

      Can one take C_THR81_1405 exam post completing Intro to SF Academy (THR80) through SAP Learning Hub?

      Author's profile photo Regina Gama
      Regina Gama
      Blog Post Author

      Hello Deepti,

      In order to take the exam, you also need to complete the THR81-Employee Central Academy course.  You can register to take it as a Virtual class or you can complete the content found in the Learning Hub. 

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi Regina,

      As individual participant can I directly appear for C_THR81_1405 certification without taking the training? If yes, what is the procedure, where I can register for exam and examination fees? If there is any link to register can you please provide the same?

      Regards,

      Hari

      Author's profile photo Regina Gama
      Regina Gama
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Hari,

      You can certainly take the exam without completing the training but you will certainly not pass.  The exam is based on the content in the training courses.  Perhaps you should consider taking the training via the Learning Hub.  You can consume the materials at your own pace.  You'll get access to all of the SuccessFactors Academy materials and not just the EC content.

      To register for the exam, you first need to identify in what country you want to take the exam.  Visit http://training.sap.com, then select your country (top-left corner of landing page).  Since you can't register for exams on-line, you'll need to call the training centre for your country (phone # will be at the top of the page) or use the e-mail link to send them a written request to register.  They will respond within a day or two.

      Good luck.

      Regina

      Author's profile photo Shruti Sahu
      Shruti Sahu

      Hi Regima,

      I have few Qs regarding courses for which certification is not available and delta certification.

      1)  If the courses are completed in Learning hub before the certificate exam is available in march end/Apr or Jun, then will we be considered as Associate level Certified?

      2)  How does SAP differentiate between Learning hub course completion to Associate level certification as both give Learning Hub elearning certificate?

      3)  For each delta course do we have to take certification, and do we have to pay for each delta certification?

      Thx

      Shruti

      Author's profile photo Regina Gama
      Regina Gama
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Shruti,

      1) Yes, if you pass the final test at the end of the Academy course, you will be considered Associate certified (for courses without an official exam).

      2) If I understand you correctly, these are two different things.  A course completion in the LHub does not give you a certification.  You must pass the final course assessment to be 'certified' in the product.  If a certification exam exists for that solution, you must pass the exam as well.  In the latter case, the final course assessment is just a review and will not be sufficient to receive official certification.  A certificate of completion which you get after finishing a course on the Learning Hub is not the same as getting a Certification.

      3) All certifications are moving to an on-demand cloud-based system.  You will need to purchase a subscription to the Cloud Certification program (you do not need to have a LH subscription for this).  The Cloud Certification subscription program is launching at the end of next week.  Your annual subscription will allow you to take up to 6 exams*.  The subscription fee is about the same as what you currently pay to take just one exam.

      *If you take the same exam twice, because you didn't succeed the first time, this counts as 2 takes, so you would have 4 additional takes available to you for any other exam.

      Certification FAQs

      I hope I've answered your questions.

      Regina

      Author's profile photo Jimson Michael
      Jimson Michael

      Hi Regina Gama,

      I have bought the coupon for  C_THR81_1405 certification, i will be able to use it right ?

      Or Whether i need to re-book for C_THR81_1502 once the old test retired?

      Delta exam means i need to take the full test again or can you please give more info on that ?

      Thanks & Regards

      JIm

      Author's profile photo Regina Gama
      Regina Gama
      Blog Post Author

      Yes, you can use your coupon.

      Author's profile photo Jignya Joshi
      Jignya Joshi

      Hi Regina,

      I have cleared C_THR81_1405 certification in Dec 2014.When version 1502 gets released do I again have to Pay and appear for exam.

      If I don't give delta exam ,my existing certificate will be invalid after 1502 release.

      Thanks & Regards,

      Jignya

      Author's profile photo Regina Gama
      Regina Gama
      Blog Post Author

      It is my understanding that your certified status will be grandfathered to 1502 so you don't have to retake the exam.

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi Regina,

      Do you have any course specifically available for Employee Central - Payroll?

      Regards

      Srini

      Author's profile photo Regina Gama
      Regina Gama
      Blog Post Author

      Hello Srinivasan,

      We have an e-learning course, HR812E-Employee Central Payroll for HR Administrators available for free to all SF customers, and available to Business User Learning Hub subscribers.

      BR, Regina

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi Regina,

      SAP Certification in the Cloud - I read that there are courses now (or soon) available for Customers (Cloud for Customers).This concept is live already? Customers can be certified in every SF module they want? During the certification training they will learn how to use the provisioning, right? And later as a Customer they don't will have access to provisioning? Could you please describe in a few sentences what's the intention and impact of the Cloud for Customer concept.

      Thank you & regards, Andreas 

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      Former Member

      >>The certification exam for SAP Jam has been canceled for this year as there is insufficient training material upon which to base an exam in accordance with SAP Certification policy.<<


      In the list above only THR80 & THR90 is canceled.Other SAP Certified Application Associate  – SuccessFactors courses are available. Sorry, not clear about your posting.

      Kindly comment,

      Author's profile photo Regina Gama
      Regina Gama
      Blog Post Author

      Hello Andreas,

      There has never been a plan to develop an exam for THR80 (Foundations of SF HCM).  The original plan to create a certification exam for SAP Jam has been cancelled for now.

      BR, Regina

      Author's profile photo Diana Toscano
      Diana Toscano

      Hi,

      I have completed the final test for the THR88_43 course and have a completion certificate generated. I now see that the course has changed to THR88_EN_Col44.

      I also see that the certification has been changed from 1408 to 1502.

      Please let me know if the completion certificate for THR88_43 is valid for 1502.

      Thanks,

      Diana

      Author's profile photo Regina Gama
      Regina Gama
      Blog Post Author

      Hello Diana,

      Did you complete the C_THR88_1408 SAP Certification Exam?  If not, you will need to take the C_THR88_1502 exam within 6 months in order to retain your certified status.

      BR, Regina

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi Regina,

      Thanks for the info. Are the professional certification courses still in the making, that is if it is still the term being used for consultants with experience to get certified.

      Thanks,

      Jyoti

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      Former Member

      Hi Regina,

      Thanks so much for the detailed information. I am planning to do  certification on employee central, for this should we go ahead and book the exam for C_THR81_1502 or SF is planning to release a new version  C_THR81_1505 in near future.

      Thanks

      Author's profile photo MeenaKumari R
      MeenaKumari R

      Hi Regina

      I am planning to do the employee central certification - C_THR81_1502.

      To be able to do that , I understand that i need to complete the courses - THR80, THR81, THR99E.

      I just wanted to clarify the fee in doing the same. Iam an independent consultant and so

      if I subscribe for the SAP learning hub - Customer edition, will this fee be sufficient for me to take up the said courses and appear for the examination?

      or will there be any other fee ?

      Thanks

      Meena R

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi Meena,

      I'm an independent participant with access to SAP Learning HUB Customer Edition. With this you have access to all the SF learning materials. I would suggest you to go through THR80 -  Intro to Academy and then go for THR81 - Employee Central. This Learning HUB is your 1 year subscription. No need to pay separately for each course

      To take up certification, you need to subscribe for SAP Certification HUB. For details related to that check training & certification shop.

      Regards,

      Hari

      Author's profile photo MeenaKumari R
      MeenaKumari R

      Hi Hari

      Thank You.

      would like to know is there a separate cost to subscribe for the certificate? if so how much?

      also would be helpful, if you let me know how long it took to prepare for the certification?

      Thanks

      Meena R

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      Former Member

      SAP Certification HUB - CER006 is INR 34,000

      You can find the details here:

      https://training.sap.com/shop/course/cer006-sap-certification-in-the-cloud-sap-certification-in-the-cloud-6-attempts-cer…

      I started my preparation in March (self-paced learning) and took certification April 15th.

      As per my understanding 120 hours of sessions should be enough as mentioned by SuccessFactors in the Learning HUB.

      Regards,

      Hari

      Author's profile photo MeenaKumari R
      MeenaKumari R

      Thank You Hari,

      so that totals to the LH subscription fee + certification subscription fee. at at the minimum and optional is the virtual class room with an additional fee.

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Yes

      Author's profile photo Jimson Michael
      Jimson Michael

      Hi Meena,

      I think Learning hub subscription cost is not covered in 34000/-. The certification cost alone is 34K. But you can take multiple exams (max 6) with the same cost within an year.

      For learning hub subscription please check the following link.

      HUB020 - SAP Learning Hub, customer edition | SAP Training and Certification Shop

      Hope this helps!!!

      Regards

      JIm

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      Former Member

      Hi Hari,

      I have Learning Hub discovery edition access. Can i directly subscribe for CER006 and give the exam.

      Regards,

      Shweta

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      Former Member

      Hello.

      As per article, the delta exam for SuccessFactors Employee Central is planned for 1505.

      Does it mean that 1505 version of core EC exam will be released soon?

      Thanks!

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hello,

      could you please help me with this issue? I have passed the final exam for Performance& Goals, within Learning HUB - THR82_PMGM_44.

      I had 25 questions on the final exam, and at the end I got message that I have passed that exam. In the history view, I can see my certificate, and on that certificate writes: "

      My name

      has successfully completed

      SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Academy

       

      Completed on June 1, 2015"

      Is that certificate valid? Is this considerd as Associate level Certified for me? Or not? Is there something else?

      I haven't received any e-mail from credential manager...and I don't know if I should receive that e-mail or not? Do I have to do something more?

      Please, if you could help me with this uncertainties?

      Thanks in advance.

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi Natasa!

      You've past the academy completion certificate. 

      To receive the associate level you have to pass the another exam

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Thank you Vasily veru much for the answer. But please, one more question.

      Can I pass this exam C_THR82_1411 via Learning HUB or not?

      On the link that you sent to me, at that page I see that "This exam is available as part of the Certification Hub subscription".

      Is it possible to take this exam via Learning HUB or not? Do I have to take that exam at SAP's?

      Which are certificates that I can receive taking exams via Learning HUB?

      Thank you for your help.

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Natasa, the Certification Hub is another online system intended to provide certification exams without visiting SAP offices.

      This is a subscription page.

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hello Vasily,

      thank you. Does this mean that I can take courses via Learning HUB, and that final exam is like "preparation" for the certificate.

      But for that final exam, I must pay access to Certification Hub? When I pay access to Certification HUB, will I have oportunities to take exams and receive valid Associate certificate? Please tell me if I am right?

      So, summary, I far as I understand, with access to Learning HUB, I have courses where I can learn, and beside that, I have to have access to Certification HUB (that is additional cost) and with that I will be able to take C_THR82_1411?

      Thanks again!

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      Former Member

      Seems like this. Note, that Certification HUB propose only SAP Cloud certification exams as for now.

      Learning Hub Academy exams are not only a "preparation" - you can request Provisioning account and create support portal tickets based on them.

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Thank you very much for this useful information.

      Could you please just tell me one more thing, about the way how to request Provisioning account via Learning HUB? And support portal tickets? If you could send me some url about that?

      Thank you again.

      Best regards!

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      Former Member

      Provisioning account is requested via Partner Portal .You just point that passed Intro to Academy course as justification.

      Support portal user is assigned by the client. And the ticket are accepted from the trained SuccessFactors consultants.

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      How can users in United States take certification? Presently this message is displayed on clicking subscribe for certification hub- The certification is not available in selected country. Is there any other way to register?

      Thanks,

      Deepti

      Author's profile photo Sheri Schaaf
      Sheri Schaaf

      Hello Deepti,

      The Certification Hub is available anywhere, you do not need to select a specific country to sign up for the Certification Hub. Once you purchase the Certification Hub, you can register for a specific exam and you will be contacted to schedule a remote proctor session.

      Hope this helps and good luck with your certification.

      Regards,

      Sheri Schaaf

      SAP Certifcation

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi Sheri,

      I am not able to subscribe to certification hub as it says not available for this country. Can i proceed by selecting another country and making the payment in that currency?

      Regards,

      Shweta

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      Former Member

      Hi Regina,

      Are there any location-specific restrictions regarding access to Certification HUB?

      By that I mean the following: is Certification HUB accessible in all EU countries (of course, in English language)?

      Thanks for help

      Regards,
      Karlo

      Author's profile photo Sheri Schaaf
      Sheri Schaaf

      Hello Karlo,

      Yes, the Certification Hub is available anywhere, in all EU countries.  The exams are all in English.

      Hope this helps.

      Regards,

      Sheri Schaaf

      SAP Certification

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi All,

      If my S-ID is linked to the organization and organization is a SAP Service Partner, then can i purchase HUB030 and go ahead with SF courses and follwing i can get a Provisioning ID as my employer is a SAP Service Partner.

      Thanks & regards,

      Bhushan Patil

      Author's profile photo Sheri Schaaf
      Sheri Schaaf

      Hello Bhushan,

      Yes, if you are a SAP Service Partner, you can purchase a Certification Hub subscription and take the SuccessFactors certification exams in the Cloud.

      Hope this answers your question.

      Best Regards,

      Sheri Schaaf

      SAP Certification

      Author's profile photo Maggie Ramaiah
      Maggie Ramaiah

      Dear SAP and SuccessFactors HCM Partners,

      We are pleased to provide you an update on the status of SuccessFactor Certification Exams (updated April 29, 2015)

                                                                                             

       

      Certification Exam
        Code

       

       

      Certification Title

       

       

      Pre-requisite
        Courses/Certs

       

       

      Status

       

       

      Core Exam Planned /

       

      Availability

       

       

      Delta Exam

       

       

      C_THR81_1502

       

       

      SAP Certified
        Application Associate-SuccessFactors Employee Central 1502

       

       

      THR80, THR81, THR99E

       

       

       

       

      Available

       

       

      Planned for 1505

       

       

      C_THR82_1411

       

       

      SAP Certified
        Application Associate - SuccessFactors Performance & Goals 1411

       

       

      THR80, THR82

       

       

       

       

      Available

       

       

      Planned for 1505

       

       

      C_THR83_1505

       

       

      SAP Certified
        Application Associate - SuccessFactors Recruiting Management 1505

       

       

      THR80, THR83

       

       

       

       

      July 31st

       

       

      October 2015

       

       

       

      tba*

       

       

        C_THR84_1511

       

       

      CANCELLED

       

       

       

      SAP Certified
        Application Associate - SuccessFactors Recruiting Marketing 1511

       

       

      THR80, THR84

       

       

      Certification exam cancelled for 2015--will revisit in 2016

       

       

      Q1-2016

       

       

       

       

      E_THR85_1411

       

       

      SAP Certified Application Specialist - SuccessFactors Succession Management 1502

       

       

      THR80,
        THR85
        and C_THR82

       

       

       

       

      Available

       

       

      tba*

       

       

      November 2015

       

       

      C_THR86_1502

       

       

      SAP Certified
        Application Associate  – SuccessFactors Compensation 1502

       

       

      THR80, THR86

       

       

       

       

      Available

       

       

      tba*

       

       

      C_THR87_1505

       

       

      SAP Certified
        Application Associate - SuccessFactors Variable Pay 1505

       

       

      THR80, THR87

       

       

      In planning

       

       

      Aug 31st

       

       

      October 2015

       

       

      tba*

       

       

      C_THR88_1502

       

       

      SAP Certified
        Application Associate - SuccessFactors Learning 1502

       

       

      THR80, THR88

       

       

       

       

      Available

       

       

      September 2015

       

       

      C_THR89_1505

       

       

      SAP Certified
        Application Associate- SuccessFactors Workforce Analytics & Planning 1505

       

       

      THR80, THR89

       

       

      In planning

       

       

      July 31st

       

       

      October 2015

       

       

      tba*

       

       

      C_THR90

      CANCELLED

       

       

       

      SAP Certified
        Application Specialist - SAP Jam

       

       

      THR80, THR90

       

       

      Certification exam
        cancelled for 2015--will revisit in 2016

       

       

      Not planned

       

       

      Not planned

       

       

      C_THR91_1502

       

       

      SAP 
        Certified Application Associate- SuccessFactors Onboarding 1502

       

       

      THR80, THR91

       

       

      Production delayed

       

       

      June 30th

       

       

      Planned for 1505

       

      tba*

       

      *Requirement for delta certifications will be determined after each release, depending on scope/volume of changes for each product.

      Regards,

      Maggie

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      Former Member

      Hello, this updated table says that the Onboarding certification exam was released June 30th.  Is that still accurate?  Is it available now?  I ask because I do not see it listed in the Certification Hub nor can I find it when I search the SAP Training & Certification Shop (training.sap.com).

      Thanks

      Sally

      Author's profile photo Sheri Schaaf
      Sheri Schaaf

      Hello Sally,

      The Onboarding certification exam (C_THR91_1505) will be completed this week and available in the Certification Hub by end of next week.

      Best Regards,

      Sheri Schaaf

      SAP Certification

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      Former Member

      I wanted to ask you whether you knew the latest update to the certification hub programme as according to the table below, RCM exam should be available on the 31st of July. Can you confirm whether this is still true?

      Furthermore, Is there any way that I can do the Succession Management exam without having to do Performance & Goals as a Prerequisite? The reason why I ask this is because a year ago I passed the Succession Academy course in the legacy model but did not receive any certification with it.

      Author's profile photo Sheri Schaaf
      Sheri Schaaf

      Hello Corneil,

      The RCM exam is still in development and will be available in Q4 2015 or Q1 2016. The Succession Management exam is being transitioned from a specialist exam to an associate exam so you will not be required to take the Performance & Goals exam as a prerequisite. The notice regarding this exam will be published soon.  Once that is available, I will post here.

      Best Regards,

      Sheri Schaaf

      SAP Certification

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hello, are there any updates with respect to the dates for the delta examinations for Employee Central and Goal and Performance?

      Thanks,

      Elvetia

      Author's profile photo Sheri Schaaf
      Sheri Schaaf

      Hello Elvetia,

      The Delta exam for Employee Central (exam code: D_THR81_1505) will be available end of September 2015, as well as a new Associate exam (exam code: C_THR81_1505) for those who are new to the SuccessFactors ecosystem.  If you have already taken and passed the Employee Central Associate exam for version 1502 (exam code: C_THR81_1502), then you will be eligible to take the Employee Central Delta exam for version 1505 (exam code: D_THR81_1505).  Please confirm that you are registered in SAP Credential Manager so you will receive notifications when these exams are available. More details: Credential Manager

      Regarding Performance and Goals - the exam for release 1411 (exam code: C_THR82_1411) is currently available in the Certification Hub: Certification Hub

      A Delta exam will also be available for the THR82 exam.  The schedule for this will be posted on SCN when this schedule is available.

      Hope this answers your questions.

      Best Regards,

      Sheri Schaaf

      SAP Certification

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Thanks for update Sheri!

      Two questions:

      1. Can C_THR81_1502 certified consultants skip D_THR81_1505 and pass the next delta (D_THR81_1508?) or Delta exams should be passed successively?
      2. Do Delta exams count to 6 attempts of SAP Certification Hub? If I spent one attempt to pass C_THR81_1502, will D_THR81_1505 take another one?
      Author's profile photo Sheri Schaaf
      Sheri Schaaf

      Hello Vasily,

      1. The Delta exams are intended to test the most current knowledge of the delta changes to the software, so, no we do not encourage you to skip any of the Delta exams.  (The Delta exams are 40-item exams, so less time is required to take this type of exam.)
      2. Yes, the Delta exams do count as one of your 6 attempts within the yearly subscription to SAP Certification Hub.

      Best Regards,

      Sheri Schaaf

      SAP Certification

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Sheri

      Do I understand correctly, that SAP Certification Hub subscription allows to maintain actual maximum 3 SF certifications assuming ~2 Delta's in the year?

      It's the real problem for many consultants with more than 3 certifications.

      Author's profile photo Sheri Schaaf
      Sheri Schaaf

      Hello Vasily,

      Each Associate exam will not necessarily have two Delta exams each year, as the Delta exams are written when there are significant changes to the software that requires consultants to be educated and certified on these changes. Each Associate exam is examined and reviewed to determine if a Delta exam is warranted, based on the software changes that may affect the exam. The Delta exams are based on enablement available in Learning Hub so you have an opportunity to learn about the Delta changes before taking the Delta exam. Also, you will have 6 months to complete a Delta exam from the time that the exam is made available.

      Hope this addresses your concern.

      Sheri

      Author's profile photo MeenaKumari R
      MeenaKumari R

      Hi Sheri

      what would be the probable date for the launch of - C_THR81_1505 in September ?

      Till when we can register to appear for C_THR81_1502?

      is the learning hub updated with contents needed to prepare for C_THR81_1505? if not when would this be available?

      Thanks

      Meena

      Author's profile photo Juan Francisco Molina
      Juan Francisco Molina

      Hello,

      Do you know when will be released the C_THR81_1505 ?

      Also I would like to know if the exam based on Collection 52 will cover the same topics than collection 51 following the next syllabus

      For example, in Collection 51 reporting is part of the syllabus but in Col52 this is not covered.

      Thanks a lot for your help!!

      Kr,

      Juan Francisco

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      Former Member

      Hello All,

      In short, if we buy learning hub and apply for 2 certification like Associate and Delta,

      and we dont use another 4 attempts in a year, then this 4 attempts will be gone as soon as learning hub expires, So either once we buy a learning hub we have to give 6 exams in a year although you want to give it or not otherwise the left 4 attempts will go aways with learning hub expiry date.

      This is my understanding, Kindly correct me if i am wrong.

      Thanks & regards,

      BPP

      Author's profile photo Sheri Schaaf
      Sheri Schaaf

      Hello Bhushan,

      Yes, you are mostly correct. If you purchase a subscription to the Certification Hub and you only use 2 exam attempts then you will lose 4 exam attempts when the subscription expires if you don't use all of the 6 exam attempts in the year of the subscription.  This applies to Certification Hub, not Learning Hub.  Learning Hub provides the education for a solution and is separate from the Certification Hub subscription. Certification Hub provides the certification exams.

      I hope this answers your question.

      Best Regards,

      Sheri Schaaf

      SAP Certification

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      Former Member

      Hi Sheri,

      Can a customer who will like to skill up his staff to be able to customise and set up external learners site and external jam site be allowed to attend the VLT for SF Learning and Jam. Also how do such have access to the demo systems. Do you advice such customers to sign up for SF cloud partnership?

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      Former Member

      Hi Sunday -  Customers can attend the VLT classes however customers should be able to manage their environments through administration.  We are increasing self-service through each release so you should not need any additional training.  Customers do not have access to demo systems but do get test environments.  We do not advise Customers to sign up for Cloud Partnership.

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      Former Member

      Hello,

      Do you have an idea of when the SAP PartnerEdge  SuccessFactors Live Access will be available1?

      Author's profile photo Luke Marson
      Luke Marson

      It's available now.

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hello Sheri,


      Thank you for sharing valuable information.


      As an individual without working with SAP Partner and without subscribing Learning Hub can I take SAP SuccessFactors certifications. If so after successful completion of certification am I eligible to work with SAP partners as  SAP Certified Application Associate for SuccessFactors projects like implementations & Support.


      Appreciate your response.


      Thank you very much!


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      Former Member

      Hi Lakshmi - Individual consultants can become certified with a Cloud Certification Subscription.  However the certification is based on the Academy training which is available via the Learning Hub or instructor led course offering.  You would need to be affiliated with an SAP Partner in order to get access to demo instances and provisioning.

      Thanks,

      Suzanne

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      Former Member

      Thanks for Responding.

      Currently I am SAP HCM Consultant, Planning to shift into SAP Success Factors area too.

      1) To be clear can you provide more details on "SF Cloud Certification Subscription".

      Question - can an Individual write the "Success Factors" certification without taking Learning Hub subscription for training.

      If it so, can you please let us know the subscription cost only for the certification.

      Regards,

      KL

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      Former Member

      Dear All,

      Please confirm if we can opt for certification CER006 without buying Learning Hub access?

      I understand in this case we will not get provisioning id or access. What would be the implication of not having provisioning access?

      Is there any difference in the Certification acquired through CER006 without provisioning) and normal Certification.

      Regards,

      Bhushan P

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      Former Member

      Hi Bhushan,

      I am also with a SAP Customer company and planning to appear as an individual post learning HUB training.It would be good if we connect.I am from India BLR and my contact Email id is chhabrarajeev@rediffmail.com.

      Cheers

      Rajeev

      Author's profile photo Luke Marson
      Luke Marson

      HI Bhushan,

      You need a Learning Hub subscription to take the exams. You need Provisioning access to be able to setup a customer instance and access the system using Flex Provisioning when SSO is enabled. For some modules, some configuration is still done in Provisioning.

      Best regards,

      Luke

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      Former Member

      Hi Luke ,

      What is the difference between provisioning and flex provisioning?

       

      Regards,

      Author's profile photo Luke Marson
      Luke Marson

      Flex Provisioning enables you to log into a SuccessFactors system that has SSO enabled (i.e. it bypasses the SSO). It is now available via Provisioning only.

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      Former Member

      Hello all

      Though the  Onboarding certification exam (C_THR91_1505)  is available in Certification hub, the topics for the exam , cut score and sample questione are not available  as like other exams like C_THR81_1502 and C_THR88_1502).

      Please clarify

      Anand Rajendran

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      Former Member

      Hi Sheri,

      If I appear for SF Employee central certification in Sept 15 then how soon would it be required to clear the delta exam which is due to be released in Sept 15.

      Cheers

      Rajeev

      Author's profile photo Luke Marson
      Luke Marson

      Hi Rajeev,

      Delta exam is open from Oct 12 2015 to April 12 2016 for consultants that took it before this time.

      Best regards,

      Luke

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      Former Member

      Hi Sheri,

      We have several consultants who took the original ONB academy/mastery training courses in person or instructor led before SAP Learning Hub was created.  At that time SuccessFactors did not have an ONB certification, but if they did, these individuals would have been qualified for the Professional level certification.  They opted in to have their cert records transferred from SF to SAP but they do not see an ONB certification in the credential manager account.  Can these folks be grandfathered?

      Thanks,

      Sally

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      Former Member

      Hi Everyone,

      I have one question regarding the way SF certificates can be carried out.

      I understand that through Certification HUB we have the possibility to take online(remote) exams 6 times in a year - that's probably the most common way. But, is there a way to take exam C_THR82_1411 the same way as "standard" SAP HCM exams (in SAP Offices or through PearsonVue Testing center) - that would be one-time access to exam?

      Thanks for the info!

      Regards,

      Karlo

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      Former Member

      Hi, re-posting this.  Hoping for some help.

      Hi Sheri,

      We have several consultants who took the original ONB academy/mastery training courses in person or instructor led before SAP Learning Hub was created.  At that time SuccessFactors did not have an ONB certification, but if they did, these individuals would have been qualified for the Professional level certification.  They opted in to have their cert records transferred from SF to SAP but they do not see an ONB certification in the credential manager account.  Can these folks be grandfathered?

      Thanks,

      Sally

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      Former Member

      Hi Sally - I just emailed you directly with instructions on what we need.

      Thanks,

      Suzanne

      Author's profile photo Luke Marson
      Luke Marson

      Hi everybody,

      There are a lot of questions around certification, so see if this FAQ has the answers you need:

      SuccessFactors Training and Certification FAQ: 2015 Edition

      Also, for Professional Certification please review this blog:

      SAP SuccessFactors Professional Certification Level: What it means for customers and consultants

      Best regards,

      Luke