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Arcitura Certifications

Arcitura Education Inc. is a leading global provider of progressive, vendor-neutral training and certification programs. With over 20 certifications and over 50 exams, Arcitura schools provide comprehensive curricula dedicated to contemporary areas of practice, such as Big Data, Cloud Computing and Service-Oriented Architecture. For over a decade, members of Arcitura have collaborated with Pearson Education and Prentice Hall to author and publish numerous best-selling industry textbooks that have become official Arcitura certification program materials.

Arcitura Schools

Each Arcitura school governs its own set of certifications, course modules and exams. Common terminology and diagram symbol conventions are applied across all school programs to ensure consistency within and across curricula.

Big Data Science School
The Big Data Science Certified Professional (BDSCP) program is comprised of 7 industry certifications and 15 exams.
Cloud School
The Cloud Certified Professional (CCP) program is comprised of 8 industry certifications and 21 exams.
SOA School
The SOA Certified Professional (SOACP) program is comprised of 9 industry certifications and 23 exams.

Order Exam Vouchers

To order exam vouchers, contact Arcitura directly at Bulk discounts are available for larger orders of exam vouchers. Each exam voucher can be redeemed for Online Proctoring or at a testing center.

Register for an Exam via Online Proctoring

New! Online Proctoring now supports Mac OSX 10.10.

All Arcitura exams are available via Pearson VUE Online Proctoring, which allows you to take any exam from almost any location and at any time. Exams are delivered by a live proctor to your workstation. To register, visit

Register for an Exam at a Testing Center

All Arcitura exams are available globally at Pearson VUE testing centers. To register, visit

Prepare for Exams

The following are educational resources and events for exam preparation:

  • Self-Study Kits – Self-study kits are available for all exams. These kits allow you to study the materials remotely and at your own pace. Each kit includes the official course materials, along with additional study and exam preparation aids. Kits can be purchased with or without a discounted Pearson VUE exam voucher. Kits are also available as part of certification bundles, at a further discount. Each school's website has a Self-Study Kits page with more information about the kits pertaining to that school. Visit to purchase kits online.
  • Public Workshops – Certification workshops available for public registration are taught by Certified Trainers and are scheduled on a quarterly basis in major cities around the world. Some workshops feature on-site exam proctoring. Visit for the international workshop calendar.
  • Private Workshops – A Certified Trainer can be sent to your location to deliver any combination of courses as part of a private, on-site workshop. Contact for pricing and instructor availability. Group discounts are available for larger classes. Exams can be proctored on-site at your location by the Certified Trainer.

Purchase ESL Time Extensions

If English is your second language, you have the opportunity to purchase additional time to take Arcitura exams. To take advantage of this offer, you must call the Pearson VUE call center. Purchasing the exam time extension is not available on Pearson VUE’s website or at a testing center. For a list of international Pearson VUE phone numbers, visit

Become a Certified Trainer

As an IT professional, you may be eligible to become a Certified Trainer for one or more Arcitura™ schools. Arcitura Education has established a comprehensive Trainer Development Program that guides individuals through a series of steps to help them meet the requirements for teaching official courses on behalf of Arcitura Education and licensed Arcitura training partners. Visit for more information.

Become a Training Partner

Arcitura™ offers a number of collaboration programs through which training institutes and schools can become official training partners for any Arcitura™ schools. Licensed Training Partner (LTP), Authorized Training Partner (ATP) and Reseller models are available. For more information, visit

Last updated 2016-07-29