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Check Point Certification Testing

Check Point Certifications mean expertise with the technology that secures the internet for all Fortune and Global 100 companies. The benefits of becoming Check Point certified include the skills to support Check Point products, expert access to our SecureKnowledge database and advanced product documentation. See more (Opens in new window) »

Getting Started

A Check Point User Center or PartnerMAP account profile is required to receive benefits for Check Point certifications. If you do not have a Check Point User Center account please create an account here (Opens in new window). If you are not sure about your account status, please contact Account Services (Opens in new window) for verification.

For results to post to your User Center account, your Pearson VUE account MUST use the same email address as your User Center account.

 Flash Sale! 

For the week of June 26 to July 2, we are running these Flash Sale promotions.

  • Pass any exam and receive an additional three months on your certification!
  • 40% discount on:
    • 156-215.80 - Check Point Certified Security Administrator – R80 (CCSA)
    • 156-315.80 - Check Point Certified Security Expert – R80 (CCSE)

These promotions will only be available for one week!

Check out our Online Proctored exams!

In this time of Covid-19, don’t let Social Distancing keep you from getting Check Point Certified. All of our Proctored exams are available via Pearson VUE OnVUE online proctoring, which allows you to take an exam from almost any location and at any time. Exams are delivered by a live proctor to your webcam enabled workstation.

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Check Point Certification News

Exam Retirement Announcement!

On August 31, 2022 we will retire the R80 CCSA and CCSE exams:

  • 156-215.80 - Check Point Certified Security Administrator – R80 (CCSA)
  • 156-315.80 - Check Point Certified Security Expert – R80 (CCSE)

Take advantage of our 22% discount before the exam retires with the promo code: Mind2022

For any questions regarding Certification paths, please refer to our FAQ.

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New Exam Announcements!

Additionally, we are pleased to announce the release of two Cloud Network Security Expert exams.

• 156-565 – Check Point Certified Cloud Network Security Expert – AWS (New!)
• 156-566 – Check Point Certified Cloud Network Security Expert – Azure (New!)

The following prerequisite must have been passed to qualify for these exams:

• 156-560 – Check Point Certified Cloud Specialist (CCCS)

The new exams have 75 questions and cost $200.

To learn more about these courses, see:

Check Point Certified Cloud Specialist (CCCS) (Opens in new window)

Cloud Network Security Expert for AWS R81 (Opens in new window)

Cloud Network Security Expert for Azure R81 (Opens in new window)

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New Course Promotion!

To celebrate the launch of Advanced Infrastructure Hacking & Advanced Web Hacking we are happy to announce the following promotions:

Exams for Advanced Infrastructure Hacking and Advanced Web Hacking will be 50% off with discount code: NSS50.

  • 156-408: Check Point Certified Pen Testing Expert — Advanced Web Hacking (CCPE-AW)
  • 156-409: Check Point Certified Pen Testing Expert — Advanced Infrastructure Hacking (CCPE-AI)

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Check Point’s Practice Exams

Check Point offers practice exams for the CCSA and CCSE certification exams. Each practice exam is a subset of questions from the actual exam. Each question is accompanied by the correct answer. These 40-question exams are $50 USD.

  • 156-603 – Security Administrator Practice Exam R80
  • 156-604 – Security Expert Practice Exam R80

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Who Owns Your Certification

Regardless of who pays for the exam, you, the exam candidate owns the results. Your exam history is linked to your Certified Professional ID number granted the first time you create a Pearson VUE account. You should never create another one. If you change employers, you need only contact the Check Point Account Services Team and they will assist you in moving your records to a new account. You may contact Account Services by phone (+1 972-444-6600, option 5) or by chat/web ticket (Opens in new window).

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Last updated 2022-06-24