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The HDP Certified Administrator (HDPCA) exam is available from any computer, anywhere, at any time. All you need is a webcam and a good Internet connection. The cost of the exam is $250 USD per attempt.
Follow these steps to register for the HDPCA exam:
Create an account at www.examslocal.com.
Once you are registered and logged in, select “Schedule an Exam”, and then enter “Hortonworks” in the “Search Here” field.
Locate and select the “Hortonworks : HDP Certified Administrator (HDPCA) – English” exam.
Choose the date and time that you want to attempt the exam, and that is it!
Verify that your computer and internet connection meet the minimum requirements as specified in the Frequently Asked Questions.
Hortonworks University recommends that candidates attempt the practice exam to familiarize themselves with the exam environment and also with the types of tasks that appear on the certification exam.
The practice exam is available in the cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
You will need an AWS account to follow the instructions
We do not charge for the practice exam, but you do have to pay for an AWS instance, which is typically less than $1 an hour
In addition to your self-study, our convenient Virual Instructor-Led Courses can help you get prepared for the certification exam. Register for one of our upcoming courses below to get started. Check back often if you do not currently see a session that fits your schedule.
These are not certification exam prep courses, but align with the indicated certification exam.
Each Hortonworks certification comes with a digital badge: a special image that validates and verifies your certification. We use a third-party digital badge authentication service called BadgeCert, and you get a unique badgecert.com URL that displays all of your earned badges.