UiPath Academy FAQ

Training FAQ

Getting started

 

Q: Where can I find a list of available training and course descriptions?

A: The complete list of training is available here.

Q: What are the available certifications?

A:  The complete list of UiPath certifications is available here.

UiPath Academy sign up and course enrollment

 

Q: How can I sign up with UiPath Academy?

A: Click here and fill in the sign-up form. An activation email will be sent to your email address (please use your company email for registration). Click on the activation link and you will be redirected to the UiPath Academy platform.

 

Q: What are online self-study classes and how can I enroll?

A: Self-study classes are available through our massive open online courses platform. They are self-led classes (as opposed to instructor-led classes) and you can complete the lessons at your own pace.

You can enroll in the available courses from the UiPath Academy Homepage, by clicking “Enroll” on the course you wish to take.

All basic (beginner) modules are available as online self-study classes and must be completed as a prerequisite for enrolling in an advanced training.

 

Q: What is the RPA Developer Foundation Training and how can I enroll?

A: The RPA Developer Foundation Training is an online self-led class available via our massive open online courses platform, free of charge.

Designed to walk you through the essentials of RPA, this training covers basic theoretical concepts as well as hands-on exercises and quizzes and aims to provide you with a strong basis for building your knowledge about the UiPath features and technology.

In order to enroll, log into UiPath Academy and click “Enroll” on the RPA Developer Foundation Training.

 

Q: What is the RPA Developer Advanced Training and how can I enroll?

A: The RPA Developer Advanced Training is an advanced 5-days classroom training for RPA Developers. This is a highly technical training, requiring programming background and prior graduation of the RPA Developer Foundation Training (available via the massive open online courses platform).

The RPA Developer Advanced Training builds on a hands-on approach, with a mix of real life project automation.

In order to enroll in an RPA Developer Advanced Training, please contact our Sales department.

 

Q: What is the SAP Automation Training and how can I enroll?

A: The SAP Automation Training is an online self-led class available via our UiPath Academy online courses platform, free of charge.

This online course is dedicated to enterprise users who work with the SAP platform in their day-to-day activities. Covering theoretical concepts as well as hands-on exercises and quizzes, this training will provide you with strong knowledge and guidelines to automate SAP-driven processes. 

In order to enroll, log into UiPath Academy and click “Enroll” on the SAP Automation Training.

 

Q: What is the RPA Awareness Session and how can I attend?

A: This is an online/onsite instructor-led course, dedicated primarily to business representatives, such as Project Managers, Process Owners, Subject Matter Experts etc.

While raising awareness of the RPA benefits, limits and constraints, this session also provides valuable guidelines for evaluating whether a process is fit for automation.

These guidelines paired with a high-level understanding of the UiPath key product features enable business units to ensure a consistent pipeline of automation opportunities.

There is no examination/certification associated with this module.

In order to participate in an RPA Awareness session, please contact our Sales department.

 

Q: What is the RPA Business Analyst Training and how can I enroll?

A: This is an online/onsite instructor-led course dedicated primarily to Business Analysts, RPA Project Managers, Change Managers and other low to medium technical roles.

Designed as a mix of theoretical concepts and practical exercises, this module showcases RPA benefits and focuses on the limits and constraints which play an essential part in the evaluation of automation opportunities. Going one level deeper, the session includes a detailed demo on the UiPath components and the product’s high-level architecture and concludes with a practical process assessment exercise.

In order to enroll in an RPA Business Analyst Training, please contact our Sales department.

 

Q: What is the RPA Infrastructure Training and how can I enroll?

A: This is an online/onsite instructor-led course dedicated primarily to Infrastructure and Network Administrators. The RPA Infrastructure module aims to provide a deep understanding of the architectural setup of the product, deployment prerequisites and requirements, and security guidelines.

In order to enroll in an RPA Infrastructure Training, please contact our Sales department.

 

Q: What is the Orchestrator 2016.2 Training and how can I enroll?

A: The Orchestrator Training is an online self-led module available via our UiPath Academy online courses platform, free of charge. The course is dedicated to all RPA roles and audiences involved in a business environment that deploys UiPath. In order to enroll click the RPA Developer - UiPath Foundation Learning Plan and choose the Orchestrator 2016.2 Training from the list.

 

Q: Are there any prerequisites for the Orchestrator module?

A: Yes, the Orchestrator Training is part of a Learning Plan. You must graduate the RPA Developer Foundation Training to be able to unlock and enroll in the Orchestrator module.

 

Q: How long does the Orchestrator Training last?

A: The course is estimated to take around 3-4 hours to complete.

 

Q: What is a Learning Plan?

A: The Learning Plans consists of a list of courses that the user must follow in a specific order.

 

Q: Is the Orchestrator training associated with a Certificate?

A: At the completion of the training you will receive a Diploma that attests the participation and completion of the course.

 

Q: What are the biweekly Q&A sessions for and how can I attend?

A: Our team of experts is conducting a biweekly 1-hour Q&A webinar, to answer any questions/issues encountered during training.

Webinars take place every two weeks, on Wednesdays; you may find the details for the online conference in the Webinars section, on the UiPath Academy home page.

 

Q: What are the themed webinars and how can I attend a session?

A: Themed webinars are ad-hoc training sessions delivered online by one of our RPA Experts. These webinars focus on exploring a certain topic (feature, technology) in-depth, helping the participants improve their skills and enrich their knowledge.   

Available themed webinars will show in the Webinars section, on the UiPath Academy home page.

Notifications about upcoming events will be sent to signed-up users. Additional notifications may be sent to non signed-up users, depending on the topic.

 

Q: How will I be informed of new product releases?

A: Release notes are available on our website. Additionally, the instant and monthly subscription options will trigger notifications when a new release is available. For major releases, public/open webinars will be organized.

 

Q: How should I prepare for training?

A: All the trainings include practical exercises that require access to UiPath Studio. Download the UiPath Community Edition prior to starting the training.

Note that the RPA Developer Foundation Training completion is a prerequisite for enrolling in any advanced classroom training courses for RPA Developers. Depending on the situation, additional prerequisites may be communicated by our Sales department, once the training request is submitted.

Pricing and Payment

 

Q: What is the cost per training and how can I pay?

A: All self-led beginner trainings available via UiPath Academy are free of charge. All instructor-led trainings have a billable fee. Please contact our Sales department for the pricing model available for each module.

Q: I am an RPA Project Sponsor and would like to enroll my team into one or several training sessions available on the UiPath Academy. What should I do?

A: If you are interested in enrolling your team members in one of the online, free of charge, self-led courses, instruct your team members to follow the steps described in the FAQ section: UiPath Academy sign up and course enrollment.

In case you are interested in enrolling your team members in one of the online or onsite instructor-led training, please submit a request to our Sales department.

Keep in mind that for paid courses (instructor-led) the enrollment is managed manually by the UiPath Training Coordinator upon receipt of the confirmation of payment and a thorough check is made that all prerequisites have been met by all participants.

Q: Is the price for training applicable per group or per individual participant?

A: Pricing for all instructor-led courses is applied per group and not per participant. Only the certification price is billed per eligible user.

Q: Is there a minimum and a maximum number of participants allowed to attend a training course?

A: For purely technical, instructor-led courses (RPA Developer Advanced User, Infrastructure, Service Support, Solution Architects etc.) a minimum number of 5 participants and a maximum of 10 participants are imposed.

For non-technical, instructor-led courses (RPA Business Analysts, Project Managers, Change Managers etc.) there is a minimum of 5 participants required but no upper limit imposed.

For ad-hoc open/public webinars on technical or non-technical subjects, UiPath reserves the right to decide on the spot if any limits or constraints will be imposed regarding the number of participants.

Q: What is the cost of the advanced certification and how can I pay?

A: Please contact our Sales department for the pricing model available for the advanced certification.

General information

 

Q: How do I recover my password or username?

A: You can recover your account details by using the “Forgot password” option available on the UiPath Academy Sign In page.

Q: How can I update my email address?

A: You can update your email address from the “Show Profile” section.

Q: What do I do if the course status doesn’t get updated?

A: If the course status doesn’t get updated, please contact us.

Q: What should I do if I don’t receive the account registration email?

A: If you don’t receive an email notification, please contact us.

Q: Where can I report any other technical issues that might arise with the courses?

A: For technical support, please contact us.

Certification FAQ

Certification benefits

 

Q: Why should I become UiPath certified?

A: The UiPath certification establishes you as a competent, knowledgeable and skilled professional in the RPA field. A differentiator against the competition, this certification will give you the tools to draw upon when needed and will get your foot in the door in this new area.

Certification process

 

Q: What are the available certifications with UiPath?

A: All UiPath available diplomas and certifications are available on our UiPath Academy Certifications page.

Q: How can I get certified?

A: Choose the program suited to your role and level of experience – all UiPath diplomas and certificates are detailed on our UiPath Academy Certifications page. Check all prerequisites (as specified in the description) and take the applicable training. Take the associated exam and get your UiPath diploma or/and certificate.

Q: Where can I find the complete list of prerequisites for each certification?

A: The complete list of prerequisites is available in the certification description, on the UiPath Academy Certifications page.

Q: How can I get the RPA Developer Foundation Diploma?

A: The RPA Developer Foundation Diploma can be attained by those who have successfully completed the RPA Developer Foundation Training. The Final Test is automatically launched at the end of the course, after the recap session.

Q: What is the fee for the RPA Developer Foundation Diploma?

A: The RPA Developer Foundation Diploma is free of charge and is available to those who have successfully completed the RPA Developer Foundation Training.

Q: How can I enroll in the RPA Developer Advanced Certification?

A: In order to enroll in the RPA Developer Advanced Certification, please contact our Sales department. Eligibility criteria: RPA Developer Advanced Training completed and final examination passed successfully.

Q: What is the fee for the RPA Developer Advanced Certification?

A: There is a certification fee applied per individual user. Please contact our Sales department for the pricing model available for this certification.

Q: What does the RPA Developer Foundation Training Final Test consist of?

A: The Final Test for beginners is online and consists of 45 questions, with a passing score of 70%. There is no time limit for completing the test.

Q: What is the retake policy for the RPA Developer Foundation Training Final Test?

A: The RPA Developer Foundation Training Final Test has a limit of 3 consecutive attempts post which the test will be suspended for 24 hours, giving the trainee time to review the materials and practice before a new attempt. 

Q: What does the RPA Developer Advanced Certification exam consist of?

A: The RPA Developer Advanced Certification exam is organized into 2 parts: the first part is an online quiz, with a minimum passing score of 70%; the second part involves a practical webinar conducted by one of our RPA Experts, and the passing score is 70%. Only candidates who have passed the online quiz are eligible for the practical examination. Typically, the practical session takes place minimum 3 days after the online test.

The practical examination takes place under the form of a webinar with maximum 5 other participants for a period of maximum 3 hours.

Q: What is the timeline to receive the final results on the certification exam?

A: If you failed the first preliminary certification online test you will be immediately notified by the platform. This means that you will not be eligible for being enrolled in the next session for the practical exercises.

If you passed the preliminary certification online test you will be automatically enrolled into the next practical session. Once the practical session has been completed you will receive an official email notification with the final results, within 10 working days.

Q: What is the weight of the score obtained in the two certifications sessions?

A: The online test results will weight 30% of the total score while the practical examination will hold 70% weight of the total score.

Q: What is the retake policy for the RPA Developer Advanced Certification?

A: The RPA Developer Advanced Certification is instructor-led. Any instructor-led certification exam has a maximum number of two tries within the established price of certification. The user who failed in the first place to pass the exam will be allowed to enroll again - but only 1 more time - within the same price and within a timeframe no shorter than four weeks.

Additional charges may apply if travel is expected in order to rerun the examination.

In the case of failure on the second attempt, the candidate must contact his company RPA Project Sponsor to enroll again in another certification exam. The standard fee for certification exam will apply.

Q: When can I schedule my certification exam?

A: The certification exam is scheduled and agreed upon upfront with the UiPath Training Coordinator based on the availability of UiPath experts. UiPath reserves the right to reschedule certification exams and will notify the participants as early as possible.

General information

 

Q: How can I prepare for the certification exams?

A: We strongly recommend that you review the basic concepts presented in the RPA Developer Foundation Training. For more documentation, videos and guides, check our Resources page.

Q: Can I use reference materials during the certification exam?

A: Yes, all certifications are open book exams.

Q: When do I receive my exam results?

A: The score for all self-led exams are available immediately after completion of the test. For instructor-led examinations, results and feedback will be shared directly by the UiPath Trainer or via UiPath Academy, in maximum 10 days from the completion of the exam.

Q: Where can I see/download my diplomas and/or certifications?

A: You can see your diplomas and/or certifications on the UiPath Academy platform, under My Activities - Certification, and you can download a pdf copy by clicking on the badge button available next to the certification name.

Q: What is the validity of the RPA Developer Foundation Diploma?

A: The RPA Developer Foundation Diploma is valid for 1 year.

Q: What is the validity of the RPA Developer Advanced Certification?

A: The RPA Developer Advance Certification is valid for 1 year.

Q: What if I need to reschedule or cancel my exam?

A: In order to reschedule or cancel an exam, please contact your company RPA Project Sponsor.

Q: How can I renew my certification?

A: In order to renew your certification, please contact your company RPA Project Sponsor and ask them to enroll you in the certification renewal exam.

Q: Why do I need to renew my certification and does the standard certification process apply?

A: The RPA domain is growing very fast and our team is continuously working on developing new features and solutions. This makes our products and solutions highly dynamic, which requires a constant upgrade on the UiPath certified professionals’ side as well.

The certification renewal process comes as a necessity, to ensure that all certifications attest the holder’s knowledge on the full spectrum of UiPath technology and solutions. The process is simplified and focuses primarily on the product new features.

Q: How can I get a report with the UiPath certified users within my company?

A: Reports can be requested by your company RPA Project Sponsor via contact us.

Q: Why is my certification not updating under My Activities -> Certification?

A: In case you are having issues with viewing your certification, please contact us.

Q: If I have any other certification-related questions, who should I contact?

A: For any additional information please contact us.