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
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 training.sap.com/certification/validity.
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- SAP Global Certification FAQ – Overview
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SAP Certification Hub
To take the exam visit SAP Training and select Access the Certification Hub.
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
- CP100 – SAP Integration Suite and SAP Extension Suite, Introduction – 3 days
- CLD900 – SAP Integration Suite – 3 days
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.
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).
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.
- Accelerate Enterprise Integrations with SAP Integration Suite (2021)
- Simplify Integration with SAP Cloud Platform Integration Suite (2019)
Although beyond the scope of the exam, you might find the currently running ISA-M course of interest
SAP Partner Enablement | SAP HANA Academy
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
- SAP Integration Suite by Christopher Aron, Piyush Gakhar, Shilpa Vij
- SAP Cloud Platform Integration by J. Bilay, Peter Gutsche, Mandy Krimmel, and Volker Stiehl
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- SAP Cloud Integration – Third Edition of SAP Press Book has Been Released
- SAP Integration Suite Book
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
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