• The "SAP Certified Application Associate - SAP Commissions" certification exam verifies that the candidate posesses basic knowledge in the area of SAP Commissions fundamentals and implementation for Consultants. It validates that the Consultant has good knowledge and understanding of how to implement compensation plans. Based on this knowledge, a successful Consultant is able to apply the acquired skills to perform a variety of appropriate implementation and customization-related tasks within a project team, and contribute positively to the success of a project.


  • To ensure success, SAP recommends combining education courses and hands-on experience to prepare for your certification exam as questions will test your ability to apply the knowledge you have gained in training.
  • You are not allowed to use any reference materials during the certification test (no access to online documentation or to any SAP system).
  • The certificate issued for passing this exam will be valid for a maximum of 5 years and is subject to change.

Topic Areas

Please see below the list of topics that may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.

Classification and Compensation Elements > 12%

Explain Compensation Elements' features and capabilities. Explain Classification Data and the relationship between Territories and Classification Data. Identify best practices when working with each of the compensation elements.

Administration and Security > 12%

Define and configure system and user settings and set-up administration and security settings.

Organization Data > 12%

Identify Organizational Data and manage effective dates and versioning to manage change of data overtime.

Compensation Plans and Rules > 12%

Explain compensation rules and how to use each of the rules when designing compensation plans. Identify best practices when working with compensation rules and plans.

Pipeline and Calculation > 12%

Define Pipeline calculation process. Explain the Pipeline process model and illustrate Pipeline stages.

Dashboard, Plan Communicator, and Disputes < 8%

Illustrate how to create Dispute templates, Dashboards and Documents.

Key Concepts < 8%

Articulate key concepts associated with SAP Commissions.

General Information

Exam Preparation 

All SAP consultant certifications are available as Cloud Certifications in the Certification Hub and can be booked with product code CER006. With CER006 – SAP Certification in the Cloud, you can take up to six exams attempts of your choice in one year – from wherever and whenever it suits you! Test dates can be chosen and booked individually.

Each specific certification comes with its own set of preparation tactics. We define them as "Topic Areas" and they can be found on each exam description. You can find the number of questions, the duration of the exam, what areas you will be tested on, and recommended course work and content you can reference.

Certification exams might contain unscored items that are being tested for upcoming releases of the exam. These unscored items are randomly distributed across the certification topics and are not counted towards the final score. The total number of items of an examination as advertised in the Training Shop is never exceeded when unscored items are used.

Please be aware that the professional- level certification also requires several years of practical on-the-job experience and addresses real-life scenarios.

For more information refer to our SAP Certification FAQs.

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