FAQ

What is the importance of Android App development for any business?

Each user who has an Android phone such as Samsung, HTC, BlackBerry , Pixel, LG, Motorola, Lenovo, Hawaii, Sony, and others uses Android apps every day for a multiple of reasons such as online chatting, email, weather, shopping, news, banking, social media and others. These apps has become part of users' everyday life. They use them almost every day , and for many users in every minute.

Although many companies in various domains still depend on their web sites only to reach their customers for information, specific events and promotion, mobile apps which reside on users' smart phones are ideal for frequent users. Apps, actually, answer specific needs and motivate customers' loyalty.

Studies show that people who regularly use their smart phones to make purchases prefer using mobile apps than websites. The number of transactions that take place on mobile websites are much fewer than the number of transactions taking place on mobile apps.

Today, developing apps has become an essential means for businesses and part of some businesses' operational workflow. Apps developed by an Android app development company or freelance developers are considered as an icing on the cake of Android OS or smart phones. The various features such as calls, text messages, Internet browsers, social media apps, chat apps, shopping apps are taking global access to information.

The Android application development major now is rated as number one of the requested jobs in the IT development field.

For more information about Android or Flutter application development course outline, exam sample , or schedule exam click here.

How to become Android certified application developer ?

This certification is critical for your Android programming career. It will improve your potential in the ever-growing Android market and move your development career forward.

To become an Android Certified Application Developer you have to pass exam AND-801 which tests your knowledge and experience on topics covered in the course titled “Android Application Development”. Click here to check the course’s outline.

Android certified application developer

Upon completing this exam with a passing grade (70%), you will receive an email in no later than 10 working days from the exam date having a username and password to access the Android ATC student’s dashboard. Upon receiving your login information by email, you will be able to download your certificate in PDF format, access your score report, and if you wish you may order your hard copy certificate and ID card.

Why Android Certifications?
In the last few years, smartphones have become the go-to platform for developing all sorts of applications. Business applications for banks, TVs, universities have been migrating from websites to mobile applications. Furthermore, Android devices are dominating the market share of mobile phones. All this has made Android application development among the most required skills in the IT sector and in the available IT jobs.

How Can You Schedule Your Exam?

To book your exam, you may choose one of the following three options:

1- Android ATC Authorized Testing Center
Android ATC exams are available at more than 130 computer training centers worldwide. To schedule your exam, go to: https://www.androidatc.com/_training_center.php and select your country on the list in order to find the nearest Android ATC authorized training and exam center in your country. Kindly contact them directly and ask them about the exam schedule and exam price. The contact list is updated continuously. You can sit for your exam at the training center premises or remotely while monitored by an authorized proctor from this training center. The exam price is 150 USD.

2- Pearson VUE Authorized Testing Center
Android ATC provides proctored exams for its courses through Pearson VUE testing center. You may sit for Android ATC exams at any Pearson VUE authorized testing center worldwide. For more information about our testing services or to book your exam, check our web page at Pearson VUE: https://www.pearsonvue.com/androidatc. The exam price is 150 USD. To find Pearson VUE authorized testing centers in your country, kindly go to: https://www.pearsonvue.com/androidatc, click on Find a test center link on the right side, write your country’s name in “Find test center:” then click Search button.

3- Online Proctored Exam
Android ATC allows you to conveniently and easily take an exam in the comfort of your home or office while being monitored by an offsite proctor. All communication with the proctors is done in English. The exam price is 150 USD. To know more information or to schedule your online proctored exam click here.


Exam Languages:

This exam is available in English and 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 you can review your previous answers before ending the exam.
  6. The examinee will receive a score report with his/her result immediately after he/she finishes and submits the exam.
  7. Attending courses is not mandatory to sit for online official exams.
  8. If an examinee did not pass an Android ATC exam, he/she may retake it after 24 hours; however, the retake is not free, the same fee will need to be paid again.
  9. Trainees who have attended the Android ATC courses are expected to pass their corresponding exams easily.
  10. Exam questions cover theoretical and practical aspects of each course. Some questions might include code snippets to test the technical and programming skills. To see an exam sample for the Android application Development, click here and familiarize yourself with the exam questions.
  11. The exam price for any Android ATC exam is 150 USD.
  12. 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 you take is built for a specific Android version, therefore; the certificates are linked to that version; and that version will explicitly be shown on the certificates.

 

Exam Preparation
To prepare for the exam, you may follow one of the following ways:

1- Android ATC Authorized Training Centers
Get the proper training on all available courses through our authorized training partners around the globe. Our partners provide the latest curriculum of Android ATC courses and adhere to our high training standards. Preparing for your certifications through our training partners ensures that you get the best combination of theoretical and practical knowledge required for successful IT jobs. Our training curriculum provides hand-on experience through a set of practical labs for each Android topic covered. To locate the nearest authorized training center, click here.

2- Self-Study
You may choose to study the course on your own by ordering the self-study guide from the Android ATC Web site. To order the self-study guide, kindly go to “www.androidatc.com”, select the “SELF STUDY” tab, and place your order online for the “Android Application Development” book. The total price for the book available in hard copy format including the shipping price is 65USD. The book is delivered to you in about four working days.

For more information do not hesitate to contact us: support@androidatc.com.

How to become Flutter certified application developer ?

This certification is critical for your mobile development career. It will enhance your potential in the ever-growing mobile development market and push your development career forward since it verifies that you have adequate knowledge to be considered an iOS and Android developer.

To become a Flutter Certified Application Developer, you have to pass the AFD-200 exam which assesses your knowledge and experience on topics covered in the “Flutter Application Development” course. Click here to check the course outline.

Flutter Certified Application Developer Certificate

Upon completing this exam with a passing grade (70%), you will receive an email no later than 10 working days after your exam appointment including your login details (username and password) to access your Android ATC student dashboard. Your dashboard enables you to access your score report, download your certificate in PDF format, and order your hard copy certificate and membership card.

Exam questions cover both theoretical and practical aspects of each course. Some questions might include code snippets to test technical and programming skills. To familiarize yourself with the Flutter certified application developer exam, click here to check a sample of exam questions.

Why Flutter Certification?

In the previous few years, smart phones have become the go-to platform for developing all sorts of applications. Business applications for banks, TV broadcasters, universities, shopping stores... have been migrating from websites to mobile applications. On the same level, Android and iOS devices are dominating the market share of mobile devices. All this has made Android and iOS application development among the most required skills in the IT sector and in the available IT jobs.

How Can You Schedule Your Exam?

To book your exam, you may choose one of the following three options:

1- Android ATC Authorized Testing Center:

Android ATC exams are available at more than 130 computer training centers worldwide. To schedule your exam, go to: https://www.androidatc.com/_training_center.php and select your country on the list in order to find the nearest Android ATC authorized training and exam center in your country. Kindly contact them directly and ask them about the exam schedule and exam price. The contact list is updated continuously. You can sit for your exam at the training center premises or remotely while monitored by an authorized proctor from this training center. The exam price is 150 USD.

2- Pearson VUE Authorized Testing Center:

Android ATC provides proctored exams for its courses through Pearson VUE testing center. You may sit for Android ATC exams at any Pearson VUE authorized testing center worldwide. For more information about our testing services or to book your exam, check our web page at Pearson VUE: https://www.pearsonvue.com/androidatc. The exam price is 150 USD. To find Pearson VUE authorized testing centers in your country, kindly go to: https://www.pearsonvue.com/androidatc, click on Find a test center link on the right side, write your country’s name in “Find test center:” then click Search button.

3- Online Proctored Exam:

Android ATC allows you to conveniently and easily take an exam in the comfort of your home or office while being monitored by an offsite proctor. All communication with the proctors is done in English. The exam price is 150 USD. To know more information or to schedule your online proctored exam click here.

Exam Languages:

This exam is available in English and 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 built for a specific version, certificates are linked to that version and are explicitly shown on certificates.

Exam Preparation

To prepare for the test, you have the following two options:

1- Android ATC Authorized Training Centers

One option is the instructor led in-class or online training on Flutter application development at our authorized training centers around the globe. Our training partners provide the latest curriculum of Flutter application development course and adhere to our quality training standards. Preparing for your certifications through our training partners ensures that you get the best combination of theoretical and practical knowledge required for successful IT jobs. Our training curriculum provides hands-on experience through a set of practical labs for each Flutter topic covered. To locate the nearest authorized training center, click here.

2- Self-Study

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 go to “www.androidatc.com”, select the “SELF STUDY” tab, and place your order online for the “Flutter Application Development” e-book. The price of the e-book is 9 USD.
To place your book order, click here.

For more information do not hesitate to contact us: support@androidatc.com

How to become Android certified application engineer?

Because there is more into Android market than application development, you can further your career potential and future in the Android market by joining the following the path to become an Android Certified Application Engineer.

To achieve this certification, you need to pass three exams: AND-801, AND-802 and AND-803, which cover Android application development, Android Security Essentials, and Android Applications UI/UX Design and Monetization Techniques respectively.

Upon successful completion of these exams with passing grades,  you will receive an email in no later than 10 working days from the exam date, containing a username and password to access the Android ATC student’s dashboard. Upon receiving your login information by email you will then be able to download your certificate “Android Certified Application Engineer" certificate in PDF format, access your score report, and if you wish you may order your hard copy certificate and ID card.

You are not required to attend Android ATC courses before sitting the exams. You can take any of these exams right away and get certified through Pearson VUE testing centers worldwide.

The following is the path of exams you need to pass before this certification:

Android certified application engineer certificate


The logo of the Android certified application engineer is available for download only for the use in CV’s, business cards and other marketing materials, this logo is only for those who have passed the above exams.  To download this logo kindly click here.

How to become Android freelance application developer?

 Android ATC has initiated the “Android Freelance Developer” program. You can now declare yourself an Android Freelance Developer to the public and increase your professional exposure to the global IT market.

Android ATC has recently activated the “Freelance Developer” club – a free membership club for all Android Certified Application Engineers who wish to publish their names, country of residence and professional email publicly on the “Freelance Developer” section of our web site.

This service will be a direct bridge between employers around the globe and Android certified engineers for freelance and employment opportunities in the domain of Android application development.

Android Freelance Developer LogoOver the last years, we have received frequent requests from international companies to obtain contact information of our certified Android developers for professional opportunities. As we strictly forbid release of such information without the user’s consent, we formed the “Android Freelance Developer” club as a mutual opportunity for developers and employers.

Important Note: Joining this program is only eligible for Android developers who have completed the requirement for the “Android Certified Application Engineer” certificate, those who have passed the AND-401, AND-402 and AND-403 exams. If you are already an “Android Certified Application Engineer” and want to join the Android Freelance Developer program, kindly click the below button.

 

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