Building an Android app adds a great technical potential to your career; however, to acquire essential knowledge and improve your skills and competences in building Android apps, you need to learn how to secure, test, and publish your apps. In addition, you should be aware of the different techniques of UI/UX design, and how to include ads in your apps. These topics and much more are provided in the following two courses:
1- Android Security Essentials.
2- Android Applications UI/UX Design and Monetization Techniques.
The following is the path of exams you need to pass to get this certification:
To achieve the Android Certified Application Engineer certificate, you need to pass three exams: AND-X01, AND-X20 and AND-X30, which cover Android application development, Android Security Essentials, and Android Applications UI/UX Design and Monetization Techniques respectively.
To know more information about these exams, prerequisite courses or exam samples, check the information below:
1- Android Certified Application Developer (Exam Code: AND-X01)
To become an Android Certified Application Developer you have to pass this exam which tests your knowledge and experience on topics covered in the course titled “Android Application Development”. Click here to check the course outline . The exam questions cover the theoretical and practical aspects of each course. Some questions might include code snippets to test technical and programming skills as well. To see an exam sample for the Android certified application developer, click here and familiarize yourself with the exam questions.
When you pass this exam, your Android certified application developer certificate will be ready for download at your certification portal in PDF format.
2- Android Security Essentials (Exam Code: AND-X20)
Questions of this exam are based on the content of the Android Security Essentials course. To check the course outline, kindly click : course outline. Upon passing this exam, you will get a score report only. You need to pass the AND-X30 Android applications UI/UX design and monetization techniques exam as well to achieve the Android certified Application Engineer certificate.
To see an exam sample for the Android Security Essentials, click here
3- Android Applications UI/UX Design and Monetization Techniques (Exam Code: AND-X30)
Questions of this exam are based on the content of the Android Applications UI/UX Design and Monetization Techniques" course. To check this course outline, kindly click :course outline.
To see an exam sample for the Android Applications UI/UX Design and Monetization Techniques,click here.
When you pass this exam, you will get a score report only. You need to pass the Android Security Essentials exam as well to achieve the Android certified Application Engineer certificate.
Upon successful completion of these three exams above, you will receive an email in no later than 10 working days from the exam date, containing a username and password to access your Android ATC certification portal. Upon receiving your login information by email, you will then be able to download your Android Certified Application Engineer certificate in PDF format.
You are not required to attend Android ATC courses before scheduling the exams. You may apply for any of these exams right away.
How Can You Schedule Your Exam?
To schedule your exam, you may choose one of the following two options:
1- Android ATC Authorized Testing Center:
Android ATC exams are available at more than 130 Android ATC authorized training centers worldwide. To schedule your exam at the nearest Android ATC authorized learning center, click here, then select your country from the list. Kindly contact these training centers directly and ask them about the exam schedule and price. The contact list is updated continuously. You may sit for your exam at the training center premises or remotely while monitored by an authorized proctor from this learning center. The exam price is 150 USD.
2- Online Proctored Exam:
Android ATC allows you to conveniently and easily take an exam at the comfort of your home or office while being monitored by an offsite proctor. The exam price is 150 USD. To know more information or to schedule your online proctored exam, click here.
These exams are available in English or Spanish.
Exams Policies and Procedures:
The following conditions apply to all Android ATC exams:
1- All Android ATC exams are closed-book exams.
2- Each exam consists of 45 multiple-choice questions.
3- Exam duration is 90 minutes.
4- The passing grade is 70%.
5- During each exam, candidates may review their previous answers before submitting the exam.
6- Candidates will receive a score report with their result immediately after they finish and submit the exam.
7- If a candidate did not pass an Android ATC exam, he/she may retake it after 24 hours. The retake is not free of charge, yet the same fee is charged once the retake is booked.
8- Candidates who have attended the Android ATC courses are expected to pass their corresponding exams easily.
9- Attending courses is not mandatory to sit for online official exams.
10- The validity of Android certificates does not depend on the date they were issued at, i.e. they have no expiry date. However, since each exam is created for a specific version, certificates are linked to that version and are explicitly shown on certificates.
To prepare for the exam, you have the following two options:
1- Android ATC Authorized Training Centers
One option is the instructor led in-class or online training on Android application development at our authorized learning centers around the globe. Our learning partners provide the latest curriculum of Android application development courses and adhere to our quality training standards. Preparing for your certifications through our learning partners ensures that you get the best combination of theoretical and practical knowledge required for successful IT jobs. Our learning curriculum provides hands-on experience through a set of practical labs for each Android topic covered. To locate the nearest authorized training center, click here.
Another option is studying the course on your own by ordering the self-study guide from the Android ATC Web site. To order the self-study guide, kindly click the “SELF STUDY” tab, and place your e-books order. The price of each e-book is 14 USD.
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