• The “SAP Certified Development Professional - SAP Commerce Cloud Developer" certification exam validates that the candidate possesses the required level of knowledge to work effectively with the SAP Commerce Cloud Suite 2211. This certification proves that the candidate has an overall understanding and in-depth technical skills to participate as a member of a project team. The scope of SAP Commerce Cloud knowledge in the courses stated within "Topic Areas" is narrower than the scope of knowledge checked in the certification questions. In addition to the courses stated as covering the topics within "Topic Areas" , as preparation for this certification exam, candidates must also study the SAP Commerce Cloud Suite documentation located at: In order to access the documentation, you must be an SAP customer or partner and follow the instructions on to request access. Three years of practical experience on SAP Commerce Cloud is a further requirement as preparation for this certification exam. Import Note: The relevant courses might be in an older version, but the information is still valid and up-to-date.


  • 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).
  • Please note that with passing this exam you will be asked to keep your certification current with every new product release. For more information click here . Once you pass the exam, you will be required to pass regular assessments to stay current for all subsequent SAP Customer Data Cloud releases to maintain your certification status and SAP Global Certification digital badge. SAP Learning Hub subscription will be required.
  • This certification is based on an annual release cycle. This version is available for 12 months and a new version will be published with each new release. To view specific dates around version availability, click here.

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.

Platform Basics > 12%

Understand the ant build framework; explain the concept of extensions and how to manage them (property files, dependency, etc.); describe the concept of data modeling, items.xml (item type, relation, enumeration, map, etc.) and the type deployment within database; manage security aspects regarding access rights and restrictions; know how to write flexible search query; understand the syntax of impex scripts; identify the features and implementation of service oriented architecture and the service layer, as well as model objects and their handling via modelService.

Platform Features > 12%

Understand the event framework with special event types; manage cronjobs; identify the features of caching; explain the data conversion and populating process; import data via system setup utility classes; understand the concept of Addons and how to implement addons.

Commerce > 12%

Understand the search and navigation module (Solr configuration, indexing and searching); identify the features of adaptive search module; manage and customize the rule engine based promotion module; Explain the pricing mechanism.

Customer Experience > 12%

Identify the out-of-the-box CMS item types and the type hierarchy; Implement and manage custom CMS component types and CMS restrictions; Identify the key features of SAP Commerce Cloud, composable storefront (previously known as Spartacus) and the comparison with accelerator storefronts; understand the personalization module and the related data models.

Commerce Cloud and Cloud Portal 8% - 12%

Explain the SAP Commerce Cloud Architecture; describe how to configure manifest.json files, how to manage environments, how to connect to the code repository and how to build and deploy your application on Cloud Portal.

Order Management and Customer Services 8% - 12%

Understand the basecommerce module; identify the standard checkout and fulfilment process; manage existing/custom business processes; describe the features of Assisted Service Module and Customer Service Module.

PCM < 8%

Understand product and catalog management, media management; identify the different product modeling approaches (basic variants, multi-dimensional variants, classification system, etc.)

Backoffice Framework < 8%

Describe how to create and manage backoffice applications using the Backoffice framework, including widget management, connection configuration, application orchestrator, dynamic forms, etc. 

Integration < 8%

Explain how to use Integration APIs Module, Webhooks and the Cloud Hot Folders; Recognize the basic features of Intelligent Selling Services

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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