How to Become Puppet Certified
Earning a Puppet Certification will be prepare you for a dynamic career that sets you apart from peers and job seekers. The process to become certified is simple by first registering for, and then taking, your Puppet certification exam at one of the 4,000 Pearson VUE Testing Centers in over 175 countries.
Skills and knowledge you’ve acquired on the job along with recommended Puppet training courses are the best preparation for your certification exam. Review the certification overview pages, particularly the Qualified Candidate and Exam Objectives sections, to determine if you’re prepared. Recommended preparation resources are also listed for each certification exam.
Want to prepare for the Puppet Professional professional exam? Try a free practice exam to get an idea of the types of questions you will find on the certification exam.
Exam registration is completed through the Pearson VUE site. You can search testing sites worldwide to find a time and location that’s convenient for you. Puppet certification exams are available worldwide.
Taking a Puppet certification exam costs $200 USD, and can be paid via credit card through the test provider. We recommend that you register at least 5 days in advance of the examination date to allow for processing of your registration and payment.
To begin your registration, start here.
When you arrive at the testing center, you will be asked for two forms of identification. One of the ID’s must be a government issued ID (e.g., passport, driver’s license) that includes a picture. Both ID’s must contain a signature.
Immediately prior to the exam, you will be required to sign and review the Pearson VUE Candidate Rules Agreement and accept the Confidentiality Terms. Contents of Puppet certification exams are confidential and disclosure could compromise integrity of the exam process, and ultimately the certification itself.
Personal items, such as a mobile phones, laptops, pagers, and notes are not allowed in the testing area.
If, for any reason, you are unable to keep your scheduled testing appointment time, you must contact Pearson VUE no less than 24 hours before the appointment to cancel or reschedule your appointment. Failure to do so will result in a forfeiture of any fees paid to Pearson VUE. Cancellations and rescheduled appointments can be made at www.pearsonvue.com/puppetlabs or by calling Pearson VUE at 888-536-1526.
Before beginning any Puppet certification exam, you will be required to accept the following confidentiality terms. By accepting these terms, you will also be agreeing to the Puppet Certification Program Agreement
PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY, AS YOU MUST AGREE TO IT BEFORE YOU WILL BE ALLOWED TO TAKE THE PUPPET CERTIFICATION EXAM. All exam content (including all questions, answers and diagrams) (the “Exam Content”) is the proprietary and confidential property of Puppet Labs. You may not disclose (verbally or in writing, by any means) the Exam Content to anyone not authorized by Puppet Labs. You may not copy or reproduce any part of the Exam Content. If you violate these provisions, in addition to any remedies it may have at law or in equity, Puppet Labs may immediately cancel your Certification and ban you from eligibility to take any further Puppet Labs certification exams. BY CLICKING BELOW AND PROCEEDING WITH THE EXAM, YOU ARE AGREEING TO THE FOREGOING PROVISIONS AS WELL AS THE PUPPET CERTIFICATION AGREEMENT LOCATED AT http://puppetla
The Puppet Certification Program Agreement contains the terms and conditions that you must adhere to as part of participating in the Puppet Certification Program
The Puppet Certification Policy Guide lists the policies that govern any Certification offered by Puppet Labs, and are part of the Puppet Certification Agreement. All Certifications are subject to these Policies.
Once your passed certification exam is validated, you will receive:
- A welcome email that contains your official digital certificate
- Your certificate will have a unique certification number that identifies the order in which you earned your certification amongst all certified individuals for that certification
- This certification number can also be used for verification purposes
- Access to the logos for the Puppet certification you’ve achieved, along with recommendations and guidelines for using it