Tips for taking S/4HANA Certified Technology Associate Exam through SAP Certification Hub
<Updated Jun 2020>
Exam C_S4IMP_1511 – SAP Certified Technology Associate – SAP S/4HANA 1511 is my 20th SAP certification (41st overall certification exam passed) and was a different experience from all previous ones taken through certification centers. I could plan and take exam at short notice on same day.
In this blog I would like to how to book, and take the exam and the certification tests available.
STEP1 – PURCHASE SUBSCRIPTION: First check Available certification exams in the cloud. Click on View Global Certifications. At the end there is a link for Soon to expire Certifications and the dates. There is an excellent step by step blog – Take your SAP Certification Exams in the Cloud. I subscribed to Certification Hub for USD550 which allows you to book 6 exams in a period of one year. You can take one exam max. 3 times. Add to basket item “CER006 – SAP Certification in the Cloud” and checkout then wait for email (took 2hrs).
STEP2 – PREPARATION: Refer above blog, login to Certification Hub, Click on Video for Preparing for an Online Proctored Exam (SAP), Click on Link for Questionmark Secure browser and download to install it. Click on button Conduct System Test to do system test so any issues can be resolved. I was prompted to exit snagit and also close taskbar.
STEP 3 – SCHEDULE EXAM: https://training.sap.com/shop/certification/
Log on (SAP I-number, replaced I with 01) on TopRight Click ≡ 3 bars on TopRight and select Access purchased subscriptions. Click on Access SAP Cloud Certification. You can click on Exam Dashboard to select and schedule the exam.
STEP 4: TAKE EXAM: https://training.sap.com/shop/certification/
Log on and on TopRight select Access purchased subscriptions. Click on Access SAP Cloud Certification. Click on Exam Appointments, select and take exam.
You can only take exam when link is available – about 15 mins before scheduled time. There is a link at the bottom to Chat with an Expert. They will inform you if its busy and you have to wait but exam may not be available after certain time has passed from scheduled time.
After exam starts the proctor watches you very closely and I heard some beeps as proctor is changed. Once I finished I clicked submit button so it displayed my score but unlike any of the previous exams, transcript vanishes after you disconnect. After 2 days I received email to download pdf file and have opened ticket for transcript.
For SAP Internal folks or some corporate laptops:
Please go to Control Panel --> Flash Player, Select "Global Settings" Click "Camera and Mic" tab, Click "Camera and Mic settings by site" button, add: onlineproctornow.megameeting.com systemtest.onlineproctornow.com meeting.onlineproctornow.com Set those sites to "Allow"
TIPS: These are some of the tips for you to prepare well for the exam.
There are sample questions for each of the exams.
For S/4HANA Technology exam – Prepare all topics well, if you just know New Implementation or System Conversion its not good enough, you must know all 3 scenarios.
Prepare each transition scenario well in detail if for e.g. which scenario to use Data Services which scenario to use Landscape Transformation Server.
Get to know detail on each of the phases of Implementation and what are the tasks at each stage.
Detailed Knowledge about each accelerator is important.
For conversion process you have to know DMO/SUM as well as classical migration.
Knowledge of Lifecycle Management is important.
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CERTIFICATIONS IN CERTIFICATION HUB:
Updated list here: https://training.sap.com/certification/validity
E_S4HCON2020 – SAP Certified Technology Specialist – SAP S/4HANA Conversion and SAP System Upgrade
C_S4CDK_2019 – SAP Certified Development Associate – SAP S/4HANA Cloud SDK Extensibility Developer
C_S4CFI_2005 – SAP Certified Application Associate: SAP S/4HANA Cloud – Finance Implementation
C_S4CAM_2005 – SAP Certified Application Associate: SAP S/4HANA Cloud Enterprise Asset Management Implementation
C_S4CMA_2005 – SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP S/4HANA Cloud – Manufacturing Implementation
C_S4CPR_2005 – SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP S/4HANA Cloud – Procurement Implementation
C_S4CPS_2005 – SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP S/4HANA Cloud – Professional Services Implementation
C_S4CS_2005 – SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP S/4HANA Cloud – Sales Implementation
C_S4CSC_2005 – SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP S/4HANA Cloud – Supply Chain Implementation
C_S4CWM_2005 – SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP S/4HANA Cloud – Warehouse Management Implementation
C_S4FCF_1909 – SAP Certified Application Associate – Central Finance in SAP S/4HANA
C_S4FTR_1909 – SAP Certified Application Associate Treasury with SAP S/4HANA
C_TS410_1909 – SAP Certified Application Associate – Business Process Integration with SAP S/4HANA 1909
C_TS413_1809 – SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP S/4HANA Asset Management
C_TS422_1909 – SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP S/4HANA Production Planning and Manufacturing
C_TS452_1909 – SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP S/4HANA Sourcing and Procurement
C_TS462_1909 – SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP S/4HANA Sales 1909
C_TS4C_2020 – SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP S/4HANA Cloud, essentials edition implementation with SAP Activate
C_TS4CO_1909 – SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP S/4HANA for Management Accounting Associates (SAP S/4HANA 1909)
C_TS4FI_1909 – SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP S/4HANA for Financial Accounting Associates (SAP S/4HANA 1909)
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Thanks Mahesh for sharing this information. C_S4IMP_1511 can be given by Functional Consultant as well. or its only for technical consultant. How was the exam difficulty level.
It is for technical consultant based on the questions asked I would say that deep technical knowledge is required and project experience would be helpful.
Thanks Mahesh . How many time did you go through S4H100 and what else did you study from, apart of taking S4H100?
I am exclusively working on S/4HANA since Oct 2015 and have supported several projects so I am not a good example to compare. It would help if you are working on S/4HANA project and I would strongly advise going through the guides from http://help.sap.com/s4hana_op_1610
Mahesh, just wanted to ask if we get access to S4H100 when we subscribe for exam?
You will have to attend SAP course S4H100 from https://training.sap.com/shop/course/s4h100-sap-s4-hana-implementation-scenarios-classroom-003-sa-en/
I am planning to write the certification exam for
SAP Certified Technology Associate - SAP S/4HANA 1511
I do not have the SAP standard PDF for this course. Can you help me in procuring it
The course documentation for S4H01/S4H100 are provided when taking the training.This is copyrighted material.
Looks like this certification is not valid in in cloud certification, I don't see that in list. Do you have any idea ?
For Cloud the admin/basis part is done by the Service Center. There is a certification available through the certification hub – C_TS4C_1608 – SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP S/4HANA Cloud Onboarding (1608).
I did the above certification and experience in SAP Activate, knowledge of high level LOB items of all could products and their integration with S4HC, Data migration, extensibilty were required. There were some questions on Hybris Marketing Cloud, so prepare this well.
Depending on functional area there may be other certifications available in future.
Mahesh - Thank You for putting this together.
I have done cloud certification on Ariba Procure To Pay. I have 5 more attempts to give other certification exam on cloud. I am planning to give following certification:
C_S4CP_170 SAP Certified Application Associate - S/4 HANA Cloud Procurement Implementation
I have following question:
I do not see the exam on the list, its your choice on the list. S4HANA Technology Associate is a core product certification and definitely an asset.
Thank you for detailed explanation, but currently I won't find this certification (C_S4IMP_1511 – SAP Certified Technology Associate – SAP S/4HANA 1511) and also there is no certification for Basis related to S/4HANA. Please let us know if you find anything.
The certification C_S4IMP_1511 is a cloud certification and the exam is not conducted from Prometric Center but from remote using proctor.
You need to access it through certification hub mentioned in the blog.
i would like to know which certification can be considered as an introduction or overall for S4hana
and what is the prerequisites for the both certification C_S4IMP_1511 and C_S4IMP_1610
C_S4IMP_1610 is the overall certification for S/4HANA implementation which validates that the candidate possesses the fundamental and core knowledge required in the area of SAP S/4HANA implementation
Do you any idea functional S4 HANA certification is available ..? if yes can you please provide details of S4 HANA 1610 functional certification
thanks you so much
Functional Cloud Certification details are available, please refer blog
I am a SAP HANA Admin consultant (Certified) and I am currently handling the responsibilities related to BASIS And HANA. I am interested in S/4Hana Certification, please guide me if C_S4IMP_1610 – SAP Certified Technology Associate – SAP S/4HANA 1610) would help me or is there something else that you would suggest given my current scenario.
Thanks and regards,
C_S4IMP_1610 is for implementation scenarios and validates knowledge around fundamental and core knowedge required in S/4HANA implementation.
In the Basis/HANA area there is also HANA database certifications at various levels, one of them is C_HANATEC_xx and other is C_HANAINST_xx
I am a functional consultant with 10 Years in SAP SD and wanted to get certified in HANA. I am confused between C_TS460_1610 – SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP S/4HANA Sales (1610) and C_S4CS_1705 - SAP Certified Application Associate - SAP S/4HANA Cloud - Sales Implementation (1705)
Please advice which one I should give.
C_TS460_1610 is a S/4HANA 1610 on-prem exam for 1610 release and C_S4CS_1705 is a S/4HANA Cloud exam for Sales implementation.
Each of them need relevant implementation experience with appropriate activate methodology on the version of S/4HANA.
Is it a requirement to be S/4 Hana Certified to do a S/4 Hana migration? What exam would you recommend for Basis activities on S/4 Hana?
There is no requirement to be certified to do S/4HANA Migration. The recommended one for Basis is E_S4HCON_75 - SAP Certified Technology Specialist - SAP S/4HANA Conversion and SAP System Upgrade
I'm PM(Plant Maintenance) Consultant. Require your advise C_S4IMP_1610 - SAP Certified Associate - SAP S/4HANA Implementation Scenarios for Architects would help me or is there something else that you would suggest given my current scenario.
Sorry for delayed response. I couldn't find plant maintenance certification. Yes C_S4IMP_1610 will definitely be helpful.
Thanks for the write up and answering questions.
I intend to take the exam for S4 HANA- SALE-C_TS460-1709. I have 10 years for work experience in SAP SD and I am certified in SAP SD as well.
I too have a question.
How do we prepare for the exam? Can you share link in the learning hub? Also can we get mock test questions at the learning hub?
Thanks in advance,
The details of the certification C_TS460_1709 are here
The courses are mentioned under each heading like Simplifications , S/4HANA Essentials etc.
The 80 sample questions are provided in the link
Its good that you have SD experience and keep in mind that questions will be based on S/4HC Cloud scenarios.
Hi Mahesh Sardesai
Thanks always for your good posts and your helpful answers.
I've thinking to take the certification for S/4HANA 1909, what specifically exam do you recommend me?
I've accomplish (guided by your blog and studying by myself) various implementations on S/4HANA, System migrations, etc and work closely in the Basis area, with an ABAP background too.
Thanks again and have a great day.
You can decide between following for Technical folks.
C_FIORADM_21 - SAP Certified Technology Associate - SAP Fiori System Administration
E_S4HCON2020 - SAP Certified Technology Specialist - SAP S/4HANA Conversion and SAP System Upgrade
C_HANATEC_16 - SAP Certified Technology Associate - SAP HANA 2.0 SPS04
C_ACTIVATE12 - SAP Certified Associate - SAP Activate Project Manager
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Thanks very much for your response Mahesh. It's very helpful and a good start to develop a professional study roadmap.