Salesforce Certification

Credential Overview

The Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder credential is designed for those who can demonstrate skills and knowledge in designing, building, and implementing custom applications using the declarative customization capabilities of the Force.com platform.

Here are some examples of the concepts you should understand to pass the exam:

  • Design the data model, user interface, business logic, and security for custom applications
  • Customize applications for mobile use
  • Design reports and dashboards
  • Deploy custom applications

About the Exam

All proctored Salesforce certification exams can be scheduled as an onsite or online exam. Learn more about scheduling an exam.

Quick facts about the exam:

  • 60 multiple-choice questions*
  • 105 minutes allotted to complete the exam
  • 63% is the passing score
  • Registration fee is USD 200, plus applicable taxes as required per local law
  • Retake fee is USD 100, plus applicable taxes as required per local law
  • No hard-copy or online materials may be referenced during the exam

*Please note that on occasion, Salesforce may place a small number of un-scored questions on an exam in order to gather data on question performance. These un-scored exam questions are in addition to the 60 scored questions on your exam, and have no impact whatsoever on your final exam score.

Sample Questions

These sample questions are representative of what you can expect to see on the Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder exam and are designed to help you become familiar with the testing format.

More sample questions are available in our Exam Guide.

Where can a Standard Lightning Component be placed in the Lightning App Builder tool?

  1. Canvas
  2. Console Layout
  3. Mini Page Layout
  4. Mobile Card

The Answer is A.

Universal Container's app builder needs to display an account's rating on all contacts related to that account.

Which formula is valid in a text formula field on the contact to display the appropriate value? (There are two correct answers.)

  1. CASE(Account.Rating, Hot, Hot, Warm, Warm, Cold, Cold, Not Rated)
  2. CASE(Account.Rating, "Hot", "Hot", "Warm", "Warm", "Cold", "Cold", "Not Rated")
  3. Account.Rating
  4. Text(Account.Rating)

The Answer is B,D.