Pure Storage Certifications

Validate your knowledge, skills, and abilities with Pure Storage® technology certifications.

Why Certify with Pure Storage?

Show the world that you know your way around Pure Storage technologies. Put your knowledge to the test and deliver business value to your organisation. Validate your skills and abilities related to Pure Storage products.

Certifications Offered

Associate

Foundation exams set a baseline and help you establish the groundwork for additional designations and certifications.

Professional

Demonstrate expertise in delivering fast and reliable FlashArray™ and FlashBlade™ solutions that unlock business value and eliminate deployment risk.

Expert

Demonstrate your expertise in integrating Pure Storage FlashArray with third party applications, SAN, and IP network environments.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I schedule an exam?

Create an online account using your email address:

1. Go to www.examslocal.com.

2. Select the date and time you want to take the exam. Note that exams require a 24-hour lead-time to schedule, so the earliest date you can make a reservation is next business day. The time you select for your exam will be based on the time zone setting in your web browser.

3. Complete a compatibility check and agree to the terms and conditions in order to schedule your exam.

How’s the certification exam administered?

The certification exam is a  multiple choice online exam.  It is proctored online and the student must have a webcam.  The proctor monitors the student for the duration of the exam.

Is this an ‘open book’ exam?

Nope. You won’t be able to refer to any external materials during the exam.

Do I need to attend a training course before taking the certification exam?

Training isn't required; the exam is designed to test your on-the-job experience.

What does the certification exam cost?

A single exam costs $200, and it’s good for one attempt. If you don’t pass, you’ll need to pay the fee again and retake the exam, after waiting at least seven days. Once you pass the exam, you can’t retake that exam.

Are there sample questions available?

Yes, there are sample questions in the Exam Study Guides.

Does the certification expire?

Yes. The certification expires after two years.

How do I retrieve my exam results, and when will they become available?

Exam results, score reports, and CertMetrics account become available 24 – 48 hours after taking the exam.  Exams results show up on your Certmetrics Account.  You will receive an email once your CertMetrics account is available.

When logging into CertMetrics for the first time, there’s a “Never logged in before?” link. After clicking on that link, enter the same email address you used when you registered for www.examslocal.com. You’ll then get an email with instructions on how to create a login and password.

Will I get a copy of my certification?

After you log into CertMetrics, look for a “Certifications” link. Clicking on that will bring you to your PDF certificate, ready to download.  

How can I retrieve my certification badge?

You can retrieve your certification badge in the badge section of your CertMetrics account.