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Citrix Certification

Citrix Certification

At Citrix, we measure the value of technology by how it benefits people. It’s about what they need to do and what they need to achieve.

Citrix certifications validate relevant, real-world and in-demand market skills required to successfully design, implement and manage IT solutions consisting of Citrix technologies. Citrix Education offers best-in-class certifications in the areas of Application and Desktop Virtualization, Enterprise Mobility, and Networking. IT professionals with experience designing, implementing and/or managing infrastructures consisting of Citrix technologies can validate their knowledge and skills and distinguish themselves by achieving the appropriate Citrix certifications.

Take a Citrix Certification Exam From Your Home or Office!

Citrix now allows our candidates the ability to test from the comforts of their home or office with online proctoring. More info »

IMPORTANT Announcement Regarding Citrix Certification Exams

Citrix Education is committed to maintaining continuity for our customers and partners during these challenging times, therefore we'll be temporarily expanding our remote proctoring, in partnership with Pearson VUE.

The following exams will be available for remote proctoring until August 1, 2020 or the exam discontinuation date:

  • 1Y0-311 - Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 Advanced Administration (CCP-V)
  • 1Y0-312 - Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Advanced Administration (CCP-V)
  • 1Y0-340 - Citrix ADC Advanced Topics: Security, Management and Optimization (CCP-N)
  • 1Y0-341 - Citrix ADC Advanced Topics – Security, Management and Optimization (CCP-N)
  • 1Y0-402 - Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 Assessment, Design and Advanced Configurations (CCE-V)
  • 1Y0-403 – Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Assessment, Design and Advanced Configurations (CCE-V)
  • 1Y0-440 - Architecting a Citrix Networking Solution (CCE-N)

These changes are being made in addition to all of our existing 200 level associate exams, which were previously available for remote proctoring. You can find more information on availability and eligibility on our online proctoring page. If there is an urgent need for additional accommodation, please open a ticket with Citrix Education support.

Now Available! New Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Assessment, Design and Advanced Configurations Exam

Citrix Education is pleased to announce the availability of the next generation Citrix Certified Expert – Virtualization (CCE – V) certification based on Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7! Don’t delay and be among the first to take and pass the NEW 1Y0-403 Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Assessment, Design and Advanced Configurations exam.

Once you have signed up for the exam, make sure to prepare by downloading the exam preparation guide.

Exam Discontinuation Announcement!

On June 30, 2020, Citrix will discontinue the following exam (in English)*:

  • 1Y0-402 Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 Assessment, Design and Advanced Configurations

*Note: the Japanese version of this exam has not been discontinued. Discontinued exams are no longer available. Therefore, those interested in attaining the associated certification by taking the English version of this exam must act before June 30, 2020.

Otherwise, candidates have the option to take and pass the updated version of this exam— 1Y0-403—that is currently available in English only.

On July 18, 2020, Citrix will discontinue the following exam (in Japanese)*:

  • 1Y0-201 Managing Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 Solutions

*Note: the English version of this exam was discontinued on June 30, 2017. Discontinued exams are no longer available. Therefore, those interested in attaining the associated certification by taking the Japanese version of this exam must act before July 18, 2020.

Otherwise, candidates have the option to take and pass the updated version of this exam – 1Y0-203 – that is currently available in Japanese only.

On August 18, 2020, Citrix will discontinue the following exams (in Japanese)*:

  • 1Y0-301 Deploying Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 Solutions
  • 1Y0-401 Designing Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 Solutions

*Note: the English version of the 1Y0-301 exam was discontinued on October 5, 2017 and the 1Y0-401 exam was discontinued on June 30, 2018. Discontinued exams are no longer available. Therefore, those interested in attaining the associated certification by taking the Japanese version of this exam must act before August 18, 2020. Otherwise, candidates have the option to take and pass the updated version of the 1Y0-301 exam – 1Y0-311 – or the 1Y0-401 exam – 1Y0-402 – that are currently available in Japanese.

Learn more about exam discontinuations and certification retirements.

Now Available! New Citrix ADC Advanced Topics – Security, Management and Optimization Exam

Citrix Education is pleased to announce the availability of the next generation Citrix Certified Professional – Networking (CCP – N) certification based on Citrix ADC 13! Don’t delay and be among the first to take and pass the NEW! Citrix ADC Advanced Topics – Security, Management and Optimization exam.

Once you have signed up for the new 1Y0-341 Citrix ADC Advanced Topics – Security, Management and Optimization exam, make sure to prepare by downloading the exam preparation guide.

IMPORTANT Citrix Certified Professional – Networking Exam Announcement

With the release of 1Y0-341 exam, we would also like to announce the discontinuation of the English version of the 1Y0-340 Citrix ADC Advanced Topics – Security, Management, and Optimization exam effective May 22, 2020.

Individuals pursuing the Citrix Certified Professional – Networking (CCP – N) certification will have the option of selecting one of two exams to validate their knowledge, skills and experience until May 22, 2020.

  • 1Y0-340 Citrix ADC Advanced Topics – Security, Management, and Optimization exam OR
  • 1Y0-341 Citrix ADC Advanced Topics – Security, Management and Optimization exam

Now Available! New Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Advanced Administration Exam

Citrix Education is pleased to announce the availability of the next generation Citrix Certified Professional – Virtualization (CCP – V) certification based on Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7! Don’t delay and be among the first to take and pass the NEW! 1Y0-312 Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Advanced Administration exam

Once you have signed up for the new 1Y0-312 Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Advanced Administration exam, make sure to prepare by downloading the exam preparation guide.

IMPORTANT Citrix Certified Professional – Virtualization Exam Announcement

With the release of 1Y0-312 exam, we would also like to announce the discontinuation of the English version of the 1Y0-311 Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 Advanced Administration exam effective May 13, 2020.

Individuals pursuing the Citrix Certified Professional – Virtualization (CCP – V) certification will have the option of selecting one of two exams to validate their knowledge, skills and experience until May 13, 2020.

  • 1Y0-311 Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 Advanced Administration exam OR
  • 1Y0-312 Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Advanced Administration exam

IMPORTANT Citrix Certified Associate – Networking Exams Announcement

Citrix Education is pleased to announce the availability of two next generation Citrix Certified Associate – Networking (CCA – N) certifications based on Citrix ADC 12. Individuals pursuing the Citrix Certified Associate – Networking (CCA – N) certification will have the option of selecting one of two exams to validate their knowledge, skills and experience.

  • 1Y0-230 Citrix ADC 12 Essentials and Citrix Gateway exam OR
  • 1Y0-240 Citrix ADC 12 Essentials and Traffic Management exam.

Once you have signed up for one of the exams, make sure to prepare by downloading the associated exam preparation guide.

Citrix Education Partners with American Registry to Offer Certification Plaques to Certified Citrix Professionals!

Certified Citrix professionals who hold the following certifications can now purchase certification plaques—digitally reproduced Citrix certificates on high quality recycled wooden substrates—to hang on walls in their offices and/or homes:

  • Citrix Certified Expert – Virtualization
  • Citrix Certified Professional – Virtualization
  • Citrix Certified Associate – Virtualization
  • Citrix Certified Expert - Networking
  • Citrix Certified Professional – Networking
  • Citrix Certified Associate – Networking

Please note: Citrix Certification Plaques are a separate offering from Citrix Digital Badges and Citrix PDF and Paper Certificates that Citrix sends out to individuals who attain Citrix certifications.

Citrix Offers Digital Badges to Certified Citrix Professionals!

Digital badging makes it easy for certification holders to showcase their Citrix credentials on places like LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, etc. Learn more about digital badging.

Citrix Certification Exams Included in VA Education Benefits!

Veterans can receive reimbursement in the below amounts if they take specific Citrix exams associated with the following Citrix certifications:

  • Citrix Certified Expert – Virtualization $300.00
  • Citrix Certified Professional – Virtualization $300.00
  • Citrix Certified Associate – Virtualization $200.00
  • Citrix Certified Expert – Networking $300.00
  • Citrix Certified Professional – Networking $300.00
  • Citrix Certified Associate – Networking $200.00
  • Citrix ShareFile Certified $200.00
  • Citrix SD-WAN Certified $200.00
  • Citrix XenServer Certified $200.00
  • Citrix Endpoint Management Certified $200.00
  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service on Citrix Cloud Certified $200.00
  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service Integration with Microsoft Azure Certified $200.00

Please note, if you intend to request reimbursement from the VA, the VA may request verification of your test score from Citrix. If that were to happen, Citrix will ask the VA to obtain your approval prior to sharing your test score with the VA. If you don’t plan on ever sharing your test score with the VA, please be aware that you may not receive reimbursement in situations where your test scores are requested.

Find more information on VA Education benefits and eligibility for reimbursement.

Citrix Certification Program Candidate Agreement Process

All certification candidates are required to accept and agree to the terms of the Citrix Certification Program Candidate Agreement before taking a certification exam.

Citrix recommends that you download and carefully review the agreement before your exam appointment. This agreement is not available at the testing center. It can be downloaded here, and it will be provided in your exam registration confirmation email.

Download the Citrix Certification Program Candidate Agreement.

The Citrix Certification Program Candidate Agreement contains nondisclosure obligations, trademark license rights, termination rights, indemnification obligations, disclaimers of warranties and limitations of liability, among other items.

Scheduling

Please note that all registrations, reschedules or cancellations made at Pearson VUE call centers or at test centers will be subject to a service charge. If you would like to avoid these fees, please use Pearson VUE’s online registration system to complete your booking. More information about service charges.

Before scheduling your exam, please refer to the Citrix Candidate Conduct Policy.

Appointments may be made in advance or on the day you wish to test, subject to availability.

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Last updated 2020-05-19