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Get Certified: C_CPE_12

SAP Certified Development Associate – SAP Cloud Platform: Enterprise Extension

In this blog, you will find some personal suggestions about how to get certified as SAP Certified Development Associate – SAP Cloud Platform: Enterprise Extension.

This exam is available as of August 2020.

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Once you passed the exam, you will receive a digital badge from Acclaim

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About the Exam 

Associate Level

Information about the exam is published on the SAP Training website. This is also where you can book the exam (or get a certification hub subscription)

The C_ stands for associate level type exam.

Other flavours are P_ for professional and E_ for expert (associate add-on) but these are not available for SAP Cloud Platform.

Earlier editions of this exam


You can check the validity of the certifications at

For the certification FAQs, see


Topic Areas

Information about the topic areas covered is also listed on the exam information page.

Note the small print: SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time. So make sure to check the page before applying.

Major Topics > 12%

  • Cloud Native Application Development
  • Intelligent Enterprise

Topics 8% – 12%

  • Security
  • APIs
  • In-App Extensibility
  • SAP Cloud SDK
  • Side-by-side extensibility

All topic areas map to the CLD200 training, the first three topic also reference CP100 (see below).

There is some overlap between the topic areas of the C_CPI_13 exam.


How to Prepare


Whether you take the official training courses or not, the SAP PRESS Certification Guide(s) remain an excellent preparation for the exam. The book covers all the core topics with references for additional study material, together with a glossary and hundreds of sample questions.

The most recent guide for this exam is from 2019 (C_CPE_11 release), which maps to the CP100 course mainly, and does not cover material from CLD200.

SAP Training

When you have the time and budget, take the SAP Training courses. Nothing beats a 3+3 day focus with hands-on exercises and training environment.

SAP Learning Hub

Alternatively, consider a subscription for the SAP Learning Hub and/or Certification Hub. There is a trial edition available for you to try it out.

Learning Journey

The learning journey shows a visualisation of the courses to take combining free openSAP courses with the official training curriculum. You can logon and mark your progress.

The tiles for each of the courses show the available formats: classroom and e-books.

SAP Help Portal (Free)

The training courses are based on the documentation.

The most relevant sections are

See also the guide Best Practices for SAP Cloud Platform

SAP Discovery Center (Free)

The Extension Suite of the SAP Cloud Platform comprises many services. The SAP Cloud Platform Service Catalog categorizes the services under

  • Extension Suite – Development Efficiency
  • Extension Suite – Digital Experience
  • Extension Suite – Digital Process Automation

Browse each of the services for additional information and tutorials.

openSAP (Free)

To get started or refresh your knowledge, enrol for openSAP course(s) on the topic.

For upcoming, running, and past courses about the SAP Cloud Platform see the openSAP course catalog

SAP Community (Free)

Bookmark and visit the SAP Community topic area for the latest blogs, participate in the Q&A, and get a comprehensive overview of the latest and most relevant resources

Recommended blog post(s)

SAP Development Center (Free)

Of course, the tutorials from the SAP Development Center also provide a great learning opportunity. The tutorials are for free and typically target the SAP Cloud Platform trial environment.


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