Certification

Get Daml Certified and grow your career and business.

Daml certification validates expertise in smart contracts and distributed ledger technology (DLT) to help professionals to highlight in-demand skills and enterprises to build effective, innovative teams for DLT initiatives using Daml.

Your path to becoming Daml certified starts with foundations: the Daml Developer Associate certification.

You can then advance your expertise further in four role-based tracks: Contract Developer, Solutions Architecture, Application Engineering, and Ledger Specializations.

Pathways to Daml Certification

1 – Foundation Level

Daml
Associate
2 – Specialization Tracks

Daml Contracts

Daml Contract Developer
Coming soon…
arrow-down
Daml
Associate

Daml Architecture

Daml Solutions Architect
Coming soon…
arrow-down
Daml
Associate

Daml Applications

Daml Applications Engineer
Coming soon…
arrow-down
Daml
Associate

Daml Ledgers

Daml Ledger Analyst
Coming soon…
arrow-down
Daml for PostgreSQL Operator
arrow-down
Daml for Hyperledger Fabric Operator
arrow-down
Daml for Corda Operator
3 – Enterprise Level
Enterprise Certification
Coming soon…

Access the Materials

1 – FOUNDATIONAL LEVEL
Daml Associate

This entry-level exam covers a cross section of core Daml topics that are necessary for a developer to build simple end-to-end Daml applications, and ground more specialized knowledge in a foundation of what an overall Daml solution looks like. Read the exam FAQs

2 – SPECIALIZATION TRACK LEVEL
Contract Specialization

This entry-level exam covers a cross section of core Daml topics that are necessary for a developer to build simple end-to-end Daml applications, and ground more specialized knowledge in a foundation of what an overall Daml solution looks like. Read the exam FAQs

Daml Contract Developer

Describe the behavior of your application in an easy to read and write smart-contract language, and let Daml take care of infrastructure and integrations. Read the exam FAQs

Daml Contract Expert

More information coming soon…

Architecture Specialization

This track focuses on a cross section of core Daml topics that are necessary for a developer to build simple end-to-end Daml applications, and ground more specialized knowledge in a foundation of what an overall Daml solution looks like.

Daml Solutions Architect

Describe the behavior of your application in an easy to read and write smart-contract language, and let Daml take care of infrastructure and integrations. Read the Exam FAQs

Daml Expert Solutions Architect

More information coming soon…

Application Specialization

This track focuses on a cross section of core Daml topics that are necessary for a developer to build simple end-to-end Daml applications, and ground more specialized knowledge in a foundation of what an overall Daml solution looks like.

Daml Applications Engineer

Describe the behavior of your application in an easy to read and write smart-contract language, and let Daml take care of infrastructure and integrations. Read the exam FAQs.

Daml Expert Expert Applications Engineer

More information coming soon…

Ledger Specialization

More information coming soon…

3 – ENTERPRISE LEVEL

More information coming soon…

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What does the price contain?

 The price entitles you to two exam attempts.

Does the price contain learning materials?

All learning materials are available on the public documentation. The relevant sections are summarized in the syllabus guide.

Is there a practice test or are there retakes?

There is no practice test, and the price includes two attempts. If you need to retake the exam more than two times, you need to repurchase the exam.

What kind of exam is it?

It’s an online test consisting of a series of single choice, multiple choice, fill-in-the-gap, ordering, match, and free text questions. You can take it at any time after purchase from your browser.

How long does the exam take?

The exams take between 60-90 minutes, depending on the exam (details in individual exam syllabus). However, preparation for a new user with zero Daml experience can take anywhere from 8 hours to a week depending on general developer and smart contract experience.

Do I have to take the test immediately after purchase?

No, you can take the test at any time after the purchase.

Have additional questions? Get in touch and we’ll be more than happy to answer them.