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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 »

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. If you are not sure about your account status, please contact Account Services 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.

Special Promotion for 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.

All Online Proctored Exams are now available at a 35% discount using the promo code: Remote2020

Exams must be taken by April 30, 2020.

To register, watch the video at:

Check Point Certification News

New Exam Announcements!

We are happy to announce the release of the Check Point Jump Start exam.

156-411 - Check Point Jump Start

Check Point has collaborated with Cybrary.IT to provide a free online Check Point Jump Start program as an introduction to the Check Point Network Security Solution. After viewing the free online course, come take the online un-proctored exam. The exam is 25 questions and cost $49.

Additionally, we are pleased to announce the release of several Specialist exams.

156-520 – Check Point Certified Automation Specialist

156-530 – Check Point Certified Endpoint Specialist

156-540 – Check Point Certified Multi-Domain Security Management Specialist (New!)

156-550 – Check Point Certified Virtual System Exchange (VSX) Specialist (New!)

These exams are the based off the Specialist courses provided at our Authorized Training Centers. Each exam has 75 questions and costs $200.

To learn more about the courses see:

Updating an older CCSE certification

You can update any previous CCSE to R80 by taking the proctored 156-915.80 exam.

Additionally, we will now allow any R80 CCSE to renew their CCSE by taking or retaking the 156-915.80 exam.

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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.

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Training & Exams

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Find training near you at a global Authorized Training Center.


Last updated 2020-03-26