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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 Project Administrator

Configure projects and boards, customize workflows and manage project permissions

Jira Administrator

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

Agile Team Members

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

Jira Service Desk Administrator

Manage and configure Jira Service Desk Server for your service management teams

Confluence Administrator

Enable the best team experience for creating and managing content

System Administrator

Manage back-end configuration of Jira and Confluence for optimal performance

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.


Certification and Badges

Start by earning an Atlassian Certification. Once you’re certified, you’re eligible to earn badges to validate your expanding skillset. Certifications are extended by 18 months from the date you earn your badge.

Atlassian Certified Master

Earning any four ACP-level Certifications will gain you recognition as an Atlassian Certified Master (ACM).  Your ACM status will be valid as long as your underlying certifications are active. ACP-level certifications include ACP-JA, ACP-CA, ACP-JSD, ACP-JSW and ACP-SA.


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

Atlassian Certified Badges

Follow the recommended training course by passing an online proctored exam from your home or office.

Atlassian Skills badges

Add Atlassian Skills Badges by watching recorded technical webinars and passing an online quiz.

Project administrators, super users, Jira administrators


Earning ACP-JA Jira Administrator Certification will extend and maintain your AC-JPA Certification.

Scrum masters, board admins, project leads

Jira administrators

Jira Service Desk administrators

Confluence administrators

System administrators


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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