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Get Ignition Certified

Whether you use Ignition for an in-house solution or bid projects as an integrator, becoming certified will provide your employer or customer with the confidence that your skills match the job requirements and qualify you to become a Gold, Premier, or Enterprise Integrator with Inductive Automation.

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For integrators, certification has additional benefits. For example, each level of certification provides a higher listing on our Integrator Search. There are also Premier and Enterprise levels attainable for Integration companies that have Gold Certified employees. Learn more about the Integrator Program or talk to your salesperson for more information.

Getting Core Certified

Becoming Core Certified

To become Core Certified, you must attend an Ignition Core class and complete the associated labwork. This grants Core Certified status. An IU credential is not required to become Core Certified. Classwork will be done during class hours (8am-5pm), and at least 4 out of 5 days must be attended to complete the labwork requirements.

View the Core classes in the training schedule
Getting Gold Certified

Becoming Gold Certified

To become Gold Certified, you must attend one of the advanced classes (DB&S or Perspective) and complete the associated labwork. The Core Certification must be earned before a Gold Certification can be granted. Classwork will be done during class hours (8am-5pm), and at least 4 out of 5 days must be attended to complete the labwork requirements.

View the advanced classes in the training schedule

Certified for Three Years

All certification levels are granted for a three year period starting when your certification is earned. When your expiration nears, you can sign up for a shorter certification update class that covers any new material. You can check on the status of your certification by visiting the Certification Status page.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get my Core Certification?

To become Core Certified, you must attend an Ignition Core class and complete the associated labwork. This grants Core Certified status. An IU credential is not required to become Core Certified.

How do I get my Gold Certification?

To become Gold Certified, you must attend one of the advanced classes (DB&S or Perspective) and complete the associated labwork. The Core Certification must be earned before a Gold Certification can be granted.

What are the benefits of keeping my certification current?

Becoming certified is proof that you are proficient with the Ignition software. This can mean proof for your co-workers, or to show potential customers. For integrators, there is also a bump in the listing on our Integrator Search page . Get more information about the Integrator Program here.

How long does my certification last?

There's no annual fee for certification, and all certification levels are granted for a three year period starting when your certification is earned. When your expiration nears, you can sign up for a shorter certification update class that covers pertinent new material.

What happened to certification tests?

Beginning November 14th, 2022, our training department began a year-long transition to offering certification exclusively through our Core and Gold level courses. For more information as well as a timeline for all the changes to our certification process, visit the Ignition Certification Update page.

How do I get my Inductive University Credential?

To earn a Credential from the Inductive University (IU), you must sign up for a free Inductive University account and complete all of the challenges in the Credential Courses section. This grants the Credentialed status.