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Esri Technical Certification

Esri® is the global market leader in geographic information systems (GIS) and offers the most powerful mapping and analytics technology available. Since 1969 Esri has helped customers unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business results. Today, Esri’s ArcGIS® software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations including the world’s largest cities, most national governments, 75% of the Fortune 500, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities.

The Esri Technical Certification Program was created to establish a community of qualified individuals proficient in the best practices for using Esri software. As geospatial technology becomes an integral component of enterprise systems throughout government and the private sector, organizations increasingly see the value of certifying their workforce. The Esri Technical Certification program has expanded to meet this need by offering a new entry-level exam for individuals with less than two years broad experience using ArcGIS Desktop.

Visit the Esri Technical Certification website to explore the full suite of Esri technical certification exams.

Start Your Certification Journey

If you’re interested in an Esri Technical Certification and are unsure of where to begin, you can start your certification journey here.

Which certification track is right for you?

Prospective candidates should carefully review the Qualifications, Skills Measured, Tools and Software tabs on the exam’s website.

If the prospective candidate identifies a gap between their knowledge and skills and those measured by the exam, the Preparation Resources document on the website provides a useful list of learning options and online resources, organized by topic.

Scheduling a Test

Appointments may be made in advance or on the day you wish to test, subject to availability.

NOTE: Esri exams are currently available to candidates 18 years of age or older.

Last updated 2017-07-14