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Certify your skills, build your career

Earn the globally recognized credentials that validate your Atlassian expertise.

Why get certified?

Atlassian Certified Professionals are recognized to have proven, real-world experience with Atlassian tools.


Stand out from the crowd

Differentiate yourself and open the door to more career opportunities.


Optimize tools for your team

Extend the power of your tools and help teams do their best work.


Be the go-to expert

Represent Atlassian at your company and strengthen credibility.


Getting certified has bolstered my role as DevOps Manager and Atlassian Product Owner for my company. Since so much of our work is built on trust, being able to reassure my colleagues of my expertise allows me to lead a team with greater flexibility to pursue advanced solutions.

– Steve Tsiopanos, 14 West
Atlassian Certified Jira Administrator (ACP-JA) and System Administrator (ACP-SA)

The Certification Process

step 1

Set yourself up for success with training

Whether you’re starting out or looking to build your current skillset, there are training courses and learning paths for every level of expertise. Learn how to administer Atlassian tools from the experts.

Jira Administrator

Manage, customize, and configure Jira for Data Center and Server, for any software or business team

Jira Project Administrator

Configure projects and boards, customize workflows and manage project permissions

Agile Team Leader

Build on your agile skills to optimize Jira Software for your development teams

Jira Service Project Manager

Configure Jira Service Management for all your service teams

Confluence Space Administrator

Enable the best team experience for creating and managing content

Jira Cloud User Badges

Configure and use Jira Software to find, organize and report on your work.

step 2

Prepare for the exam with real-world experience

Experience is required before attempting any Certification. Be sure to read the recommended experience level and exam topics for each, and take these next steps to deepen your product mastery.

Take Certification prep courses

Find out what to expect on the exam, get insider tips, sample questions, and study guides.

Read product documentation

Study Atlassian documentation for a deeper understanding of product features and functionality.

Explore Atlassian Community

Join Atlassian Community to get your questions answered by other users on the certification journey.

step 3

Take your exam

Once you’re ready to take your exam, find your Certification below and follow the steps to create an account and register through the Certification portal.



Build your expertise

Start out with foundational training from Atlassian University, then hone your skills in targeted areas with Atlassian's Skillbuilder courses.

Get Certified, and keep growing your skills

With experience under your belt, you're ready to graduate to Certifications.

Once you're Certified, add Pro Skills badges to keep learning and extend your Certification(s). 

Become an Atlassian Certified Master

Earn four Atlassian Certifications from different areas to become an Atlassian Certified Master (ACM).  See the requirements to earn this prestigious designation.


Pass a challenging proctored exam in a test center to become Atlassian Certified.

Pro Skills with Exam

Add Pro Skills badges by passing an online-proctored exam (USD $35) from your home or office. Atlassian University training can help you prepare.

Pro Skills with Skillbuilder course & quiz

Add Pro Skills badges by taking a Skillbuilder training course and passing an online quiz (USD $20).

Jira users

Project administrators, super users (Server/Data Center)

Atlassian Certified Jira Project Administrator for Data Center and Server 


Earning ACP-JA or ACP-JSW Certification will further extend this credential.

Scrum masters, board admins, project leads, project admins

Jira administrators

Server/Data Center only:

Advanced Jira Workflows

Cloud, Server and Data Center:

Issue Security in Jira

Server/Data Center Only:

Email in Jira


Scaling Jira (Server) Retiring 15th June 2021.  That is the last day to enroll.


Configuring and Troubleshooting Permissions in Jira

Is your Jira Instance Secure?

Managing the User Lifecycle in Jira 

Jira Service Project Managers

Coming in mid-2021:

Managing Jira Service Projects for Cloud


Maintain your existing credential:

Atlassian Certified Jira Service Desk Administrator



Confluence space administrators

Coming in mid-2021:

Confluence Space Admnistration Pro Skills Badge



Atlassian Certified Confluence Administrator for Data Center and Cloud*

*No longer available. No maintenance is required.



System administrators

Atlassian Certified System Administrator*

*No longer available.  No maintenance is required.



Get your key players Atlassian Certified

Atlassian Certified Professionals have the advanced skills and experience needed to optimize your Atlassian toolset and deliver high ROI to your organization. Start your team on the path to Certification with Atlassian University's team training.



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Get more information about Partner Certification requirements on the Partner Portal.

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