Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Announcing the Power Automate RPA Developer Associate certification

We’re pleased to announce the Microsoft Certified: Power Automate RPA Developer Associate certification, which offers you the opportunity to prove your expertise in developing robotic process automation (RPA) solutions to automate time-consuming and repetitive tasks by using Microsoft Power Automate. To earn this certification, you must pass Exam PL-500: Microsoft Power Automate RPA Developer.


Are you a developer who knows how to use automation to reduce the burden of rote tasks that your team performs regularly? If you are skilled at using the RPA capability in Power Automate to streamline business processes and connect old and new systems, check out this certification.


Is this certification right for you?

This certification validates the skills of seasoned developers. You need experience with JSON, cloud flows, and desktop flows; integrating solutions with REST and SOAP services; analyzing data by using Microsoft Excel, VBScript, and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA); HTML; JavaScript; one or more programming languages; and the Microsoft Power Platform suite of tools (AI Builder, Power Apps, Dataverse, and Power Virtual Agents).


The role of the RPA developer

RPA developers have a keen interest in providing automated solutions for their organizations. These developers have experience reviewing solution requirements, creating process documentation, and designing, developing, troubleshooting, and evaluating solutions. Their responsibilities include working with business stakeholders to help improve and automate business workflows. In addition, they collaborate with administrators to deploy solutions to production environments.


Get ready to take the Microsoft Power Automate RPA Developer Associate certification exam

Start your journey to Microsoft Certification today. As you begin planning to take the exam, we have a few suggestions to help you prepare:



Celebrate with the world: Post badges on LinkedIn

When you earn the Power Automate RPA Developer Associate certification, you can post your badge on LinkedIn and celebrate your accomplishment with your team and your network. It often takes less than a minute to update your LinkedIn profile and to share your achievements, highlight your skills, and show how you can help to meet the needs and goals of your current or potential employer and its customers.


It’s easy to renew a Microsoft Certification

When your Power Automate RPA Developer Associate certification expires, we’ve got good news. You can renew it and other current certifications by passing a free renewal assessment on Microsoft Learn—anytime within six months before the certification expires. Get the details in our blog post Stay current with in-demand skills through free certification renewals.


Where’s my community?

Join a community to network with other Power Automate developers, share ideas, and ask questions. You can also find news about Microsoft events and learning activities.


Shine a spotlight on your RPA development skills

If you’re a developer with a passion for automation, it’s time to validate your skills and showcase your expertise. The Microsoft Power Automate RPA Developer Associate certification lets employers know that you have what it takes to stand out and provide critical solutions for your organization by using this valuable skill set.

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