The exams and courses are focused on good architecture, maintainability as well as contributing the community and rapid application development with contribution modules like views and cck.

More information:
Bernard Szlachta


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Mathijs Koenraadt’s picture

How is this connected with the Drupal Association?

greggles’s picture

The Nobleprog certification is unrelated to the Drupal Association other than Nobleprog being a member (i.e. having donated) to the Drupal Association at some times in the past.

For those interested in this topic, you may want to know about Certified to Rock a grassroots certification system based on community contributions.

Be sure to read more about Certified to Rock to understand its history and some criticisms of certification programs along with our arguments of why and how Certified to Rock solves them.

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rmenes379’s picture

Are there any sort of certification programs for the US? I want to help train people in back-end Drupal services, but I want to also have a cert so people know I'm the real deal.

bchezem’s picture

I wrote a bit about this in my blog two days ago. ( I, too, would like to move this initiative forward and I would like to participate in that.

Toward that end, I am making contact with key players like Lullabot, and Build-a-module to get input and 'start the conversation'.

Here's an excerpt from my post:
I believe now is the time to elevate the need for Drupal certification to the highest level. In my opinion, a successful Drupal certification program must built on these principles:

A Drupal certification must be recognized by both the Drupal Association and the Open Source Initiative. In other words, any Drupal certification program must be "certified" in its own right by the Drupal Association and the OSI.

A Drupal certification must be independent of any Drupal learning organizations. What I mean by this is that a Drupal certification program should be guided by its own governing body so that its certifications do not favor one educational organization over another. In other words, a Drupal certification shouldn't be owned by, for example.

Drupal certifications must come in different, standardized types. And those types of certifications must be determined by the governing body and published. For example, one certification might be for a Certified Drupal Developer and another for a Certified Drupal Site Builder....or whatever. The point is, those certification types must be standardized.

The certification program governing body should create standardized and yet continually evolving curricula for all of the various certifications and levels of certifications. Those curricula should be published as well.

The certifying organization itself should be a "for profit" organization so that it can sustain and maintain itself and it's initiatives.

There may be some other important principles I left out of the list above. I'm interested in hearing your thoughts. Please comment on this blog entry in the interest of moving forward with "a well-executed high-quality Drupal certification program."

itapplication’s picture

I think Certification by Acquia is definitely considerable for Drupal.

Earning Acquia Certifications will gain you visibility and credibility for your experience and expertise and help your organization establish a leadership position within the Drupal community and with Acquia products.

Drupal developer

Drupal Theme developer.


gymprathap’s picture

No Official Certification is available for Drupal