Part 1 is here What is new in SAP Certification Webcast Notes Part 1
Figure 1: Source: SAP
Certification Hub is a 1 year subscription; you can take an exam 6 times
Remote proctoring is available 24 x 7 and training is online in the Learning Hub
Figure 2 shows the current exams available
Once training is in Learning Room then will offer exams
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Figure 4 shows delta exams; with Cloud solutions there are more software releases
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People coming into the ecosystem takes the most current exam
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Figure 6 shows that a secure browser is used to limit what candidate opens during exam
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Figure 7 shows a pilot program; you pass associate & delta certifications but in addition you pass a customer validation survey
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Figure 8 shows benefits of SAP Certification
How to Prepare for Certification, Learning Hub
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70 Learning Rooms are active, led by an instructor, but not a live environment
Live system access is only available to SAP Learning Hub, and has an addition charge
Question & Answer:
Q: Does the subscription provide the course training materials?
A: Learning Hub – yes, it is the same as in the classroom, formatted in flipbook format
Q: Can every single individual be listed in Credential Manager or is it by company?
A: It is by individual; first certified and opt-in to use credential manager – not by company
Q: Cloud certification – Six exams – are they six of the exams?
A: You can take each exam 3 times
You can take 6 different exams if you pass them all the first time
Q: Can we appear for functional modules through Cloud online?
A: You can do the ones that are available through the certification hub – no hands-on testing
Q: Should we take the training first before the certification?
A: Yes, SAP recommends this but there is no restriction
Q: What is difference between ILT certification and Learning Hub?
A: No difference; if you go to Pearson Vue or after being in training center or Certification Hub – exams are all the same format
Q: Can you download the handbook from Learning Hub?
A: Limited downloadability of handbooks at the moment; option to download to mobile device – can’t access after subscription is over
Q: For SAP certification, do we need a desktop with a camera?
A: If through Certification Hub, yes
Q: Would my certification still be valid if I don’t update with delta?
A: You will have up to 6 months to take delta exam; core certification is still valid but you are encouraged to take delta
Q: Is it possible to take cloud certification without training?
A: Recommend take courses but if you just want to sit for exam you can do that
Q: Is Cloud Certification available in all countries?
A: Yes, only in English – no translation at this time
Q: Could you explain certification sign up
A: Purchase certification hub subscription then you can sign up for any exam, and then proctor will be there when scheduled
Q: Do Delta exams incur extra costs?
A: They are part of your subscription for the Certification Hub
Q: Cost for Learning Hub?
A: There is a yearly subscription fee for named user – then access is provided
Q: Can there be a discount fee for second retake?
A: If not cloud exam, then you can take up to 3 retakes – that is part of cost of exam
Q: Can we buy more than 6 exams in a year?
A: Yes; as soon as first subscription is fulfilled
Q: Can Bookboon help with certification?
A: Not help with SAP certification but help become a well-rounded consultant
Q: Do we have statistics on how many certifications an individual can hold?
A: No stats, but depends on individual consultant
Q: What is the passing mark for an exam?
A: It is different for every exam; SAP does standard setting for every exam
Each exam is listed on the web shop and will tell you score
Q: Is there certification for S4/HANA?
A: Being worked on now
Q: Are practice questions available for SuccessFactors?
A: Every exam has sample questions
Q: Are questions in multiple choice?
A: Multiple choice and multiple response type questions