• The "SAP Certified Technology Associate - Process Orchestration" certification exam validates that the candidate knows the necessary tools, processes and basics for creating orchestration processes using Java technology. This certification proves that the candidate has an overall understanding and inā€depth technical skills to participate as a member of a project team in a mentored role. This certification exam is recommended as an entry level qualification.


  • 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).

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.

Business Processes Modeling and BPMN 2.0 (Business Process Management Notation) > 12%

Explain the difference between BPM, and Business Workflow, sequence diagrams, the perspectives in NWDS, Message Flow, Data Flow, Association, the Configuration of BPMN models; Model a business process List the BPMN types of Process Diagrams; Describe the elements of BPMN 2.0; Develop business processes and flow models.

  • BIT800

The Role of the Advanced Adapter Engine Extended (AEX) 8% - 12%

Define the Advanced Adapter Engine Extended (AEX), list the functionality of the Advanced Adapter Engine Extended (AEX); Explain how to Create an Advanced Adapter Engine Extended (AEX) integration flow.

  • BIT500
  • BIT800

Basic Concepts System Landscape Directory (SLD) and Enterprise Service Repository (ESR) 8% - 12%

Describe the use of the System Landscape Directory (SLD), the Enterprise Service Repository (ESR), the Business systems & Technical systems and the use of Software Components in the ESR; Analyze Interface Objects in the Enterprise Services Repository.

  • BIT500

Mappings 8% - 12%

Explain how to create Message Mapping objects, the message and value mapping process and describe the types of mapping programs, describe how to create an operation mapping in the ESR and the default matcher.

  • BIT500
  • BIT800

Operations and Process Monitoring in SAP Process Orchestration 8% - 12%

Explain how to Use the SAP NetWeaver Administrator functionality, the Operations tab in the NetWeaver Administrator, Certificates, Restart and Recovery and how to Access SAP Process Integration Monitoring; Start Business Processes; Define the Lifetime of Business Processes; Configure Process Orchestration in NetWeaver Administrator (NWA)Describe monitoring of the business processes and the AEX.

  • BIT500

Configuration of iFlows in NetWeaver Developer Studio (SAP NWDS) 8% - 12%

Describe the use of the perspective in SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio, and how data types are mapped in SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio; Describe data objects and iFlows; List the available data types; Describe Data Types in BPMN Processes.

  • BIT800

SAP Business Process Management Development Steps < 8%

Outline the configuration of business processes.

  • BIT800

SAP Business Rules Management (BRM) < 8%

Describe SAP Business Rules Management (BRM), the justification process for developing a new Business Rule and describe rulesets; Describe Rulesets.

  • BIT800

SAP Processes Integration Architecture < 8%

Explain the difference between Process Orchestration and Process Integration, and how to establish the work environment for process creation; Describe the basic SAP Process Integration Architecture, the tools available for business process development, and message processing.

  • BIT500

Roles and Authorizations of a BPMN Process < 8%

Describe Software Catalog (Products and Software Components), the SAP Component mode and the use of the Objects of the Component Model.

  • BIT800

Integration Objects in the Integration Directory < 8%

Explain how to configure a scenario in the Integration Directory, how to process messages using the advanced adapter engine and the integration objects in the Integration Directory.

  • BIT500

Basic Concepts for SAP Business Process Management Integration Flow (iFlow) < 8%

Explain process context.

  • BIT800

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.

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