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Get Certified: C_CPI_13 | SAP Certified Development Associate – SAP Integration Suite

The C_CPI_13 certification expires December 31, 2021.

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In this blog, you will find some suggestions about how to get certified as SAP Certified Development Associate – SAP Integration Suite.

This exam is available as of June 2020.

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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).

CPI is the code for Cloud Platform Integration. The C_ stands for the associate (consultant) level type exam.


The previous edition of this exam expired in 2020.

You can check the validity of the certifications at

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SAP Certification Hub

To take the exam visit SAP Training and select Access the Certification Hub.


Topic Areas

Exam Page

Information about the topic areas covered is listed on the exam information page together with the corresponding SAP training courses (see below).

Information about the topic areas covered is 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” make sure to check the exam page before applying.

You can download the course index to get more detailed information about the topics covered.


How to Prepare

SAP Training and SAP Learning Hub

The C_CPI certification is entirely based on SAP training courses and although not formally listed as a requirement, it will be challenging to pass the exam without taking any classes (be it in classroom or e-learning format).

The topic areas are covered in the following courses

There is some (minor) overlap between the topic areas of the C_CPE_12 exam.

If classroom training brings you bad memories, consider a SAP Learning Hub subscription. 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. You can logon and mark your progress.

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

Note that although recommended, the CP100 and CLD900 courses are not required.

Besides a Certification Path journey, there is also a Learning Journey for the SAP Integration Suite itself, which references additional training options, like the free openSAP courses and the equally free developer tutorials (see below).

Sample Questions

On the exam page, there is a link to a sample exam similar to the real one (although referencing the previous edition for the application associate exam.

Coming up: a blog post where we will cover the sample questions in more detail.


Included with the learning journey and great place to start are the openSAP courses on the topic.

Although beyond the scope of the exam, you might find the currently running ISA-M course of interest



SAP Partner Enablement | SAP HANA Academy

As the main focus of the exam is on the Cloud Integration, the video tutorials from the SAP HANA Academy by Tahir Hussain Babar and Jamie Wiseman on the topic are highly recommended.

In twelve short videos, you will learn how to set up a trial environment and how to create an integration flow, work with adapters, routing, and many other topics covered on the exam.

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SAP Development Center

The hands-on tutorials from the SAP Development Center also provide a great learning opportunity.




Although there is no SAP PRESS Certification Success Guide on for the SAP Integration Suite (yet), there are two excellent books published by SAP PRESS to prepare for the exam

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Additional Resources

Documentation – SAP Help Portal

As integration developer you are expected to be familiar with the documentation but most of the material will be beyond the scope of the exam and in a format less suitable for study.

SAP Discovery Center – Service Catalog

For commercial information and enablement missions, see the entry in the service catalog of the SAP Discovery Center

SAP Community

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


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      Author's profile photo Michael Schliebner
      Michael Schliebner

      Wonderful, thank you!

      "BrainDump" <3

      Author's profile photo Shantanu Sharma
      Shantanu Sharma

      Very helpful. Thank you.

      Author's profile photo Austin Mark
      Austin Mark


      Author's profile photo Kader Kara
      Kader Kara

      That was very helpful thanks a lot, just followed your schema here and got my certification today !!

      Happy to share the result HERE 

      Author's profile photo Denys van Kempen
      Denys van Kempen
      Blog Post Author

      Hats off, Abdekader!

      Author's profile photo Kader Kara
      Kader Kara

      Thanks a lot Denys 🙂

      Author's profile photo Kalyan Padul
      Kalyan Padul


      Kudos to you Sir 🙏

      Author's profile photo Frank Li
      Frank Li

      Great, thank you.

      Author's profile photo Tobias Schnur
      Tobias Schnur


      thanks for this content. I recently started learning for this Certification and after I finished the e-learning of course CLD900 I tried to run the assessment. I had to figure out that the assessment is completely unrelated to the e-learning and is much more related to the twitter scenario explained in the E-book of CLD900 and you will have a hard time to answer the questions if you only did the e-learning before. Now I wonder if this is the same for the certification exam. Is this also mostly related to the twitter scenario of the e-book or to the "PO/slack" scenario in the e-learning? Does someone recently pass this exam and can answer this? Is it in generally true (also for other learning journeys) that one should have read/done both the ebook and e-learning before starting the exam?

      Thanks for any advices.

      Author's profile photo Denys van Kempen
      Denys van Kempen
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Tobias,

      The latest edition of the SAP Integration Suite, C_CPI_14, will be primarily based on the free e-learning material provided on the new SAP Learning site

      In case you have access to the SAP Learning Hub, best to answer the question in the Learning Room for the SAP Integration Suite as the moderator likely has first-hand experience.

      Author's profile photo Kosheen Wighmal
      Kosheen Wighmal

      Dear Denys,

      Thank you for the detailed guide and videos, truly appreciate it.

      Waiting for more blogs.