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Certification journey for Adobe Experience Manager Technical Foundations Professional

Learn how to become a certified Adobe Experience Manager Professional.

Minimum experience

You should be an application developer and have:

  • A minimum of 0-12 months’ experience working with the AEM Platform
  • The ability to perform advanced component development
  • A deep understanding of the MVC framework
  • The awareness of frameworks and libraries in AEM
  • An understanding of the AEM development life cycle

Additionally, you should be familiar with the following technologies and environments:

  • Maven
  • Git
  • Development and packaging tools
  • Command line tools
  • JVM
  • Staging environments
  • Different AEM hosting capabilities
  • Sync content/environments together

Your certification is valid for two years from when you pass. We recommend taking the newer version when possible, because it covers newer product capabilities.

Intended audience:

  • AEM Developers
  • Technical Leads

Exam details:

  • Level: Professional (0-12 months’ experience)
  • Passing Score: 38/60
  • Time: 120 mins
  • Delivery: Online proctored (requires camera access)
  • Available languages: English
  • Cost: $125 (global) / $95 (India)
  • Exam ID: AD0-E132

Exam objectives and scope

Section 1: Content creation (33%)

  • Manage content pages
  • Replicate content
  • Configure policies
  • Use DAM to upload and publish assets
  • Use content fragments
  • Apply procedural concepts to use components
  • Apply procedural concepts to translate content
  • Use multi-sites and live copies

Section 2: Implementation (42%)

  • Apply procedural concepts to create components
  • Create editable templates
  • Create client libraries
  • Update content in CRX-DE Lite
  • Use JCR structure to navigate to nodes
  • Create experience and content fragments
  • Extend core components
  • Structure content modeling

Section 3: Setup and deployment (13%)

  • Install bundles
  • Deploy packages
  • Install AEM instances

Section 4: Maintenance and user administration (12%)

  • Manage user access

  • Modify OSGI configurations

  • Create queries

You are not required to complete training before taking the exam, and training alone will not provide you with the knowledge and skills required to pass the exam. A combination of training and successful, on-the-job experience are critical to providing you with the repository needed to pass the exam.

Here are some suggested resources to help you prepare:

Section 1: Content creation

Section 2: Implementation

Section 3: Setup and deployment

Section 4: Maintenance and user administration


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Take the certification exam

Adobe uses two vendors to administer proctored exams, PSI and Examity.

  • PSI offers test center and Japanese exam options (where available)
  • Examity offers a remote online option

To schedule, reschedule, or cancel your exam, simply click on the vendor of choice, and follow the instructions provided on screen. It’s that simple!

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Cancellations and rescheduling are possible if initiated prior to 48 hours before the scheduled exam appointment. Candidates must modify this appointment themselves.

Exam number: AD0-E132


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