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Citrix Certifications - Virtualization

*App and Desktop certifications renamed to Virtualization.

The virtualization (previously App and Desktop) certifications focus on the design, deployment, and management of XenDesktop 7 solutions. Comprehensive requirements provide a streamlined, efficient path for validating your skills.




Maintaining your certification

App and Desktop certifications are valid for three years from the date you obtain the certification. New exams will release during this time. To maintain your certification, you must pass the latest exam at your certification level before your three-year expiration date.

Information for Existing Certificates

Updating to App and Desktop Certifications

  • CCA and CCAA certificates can achieve the Citrix Certified Associate (CCA-AD) by passing the Associate-level exam, 1Y0-200.
  • CCEE for Virtualization certificates can achieve the Citrix Certified Professional (CCP-AD) by passing the Professional-level exam, 1Y0-300.
  • CCIA for Virtualization certificates can achieve the Citrix Certified Expert (CCE-AD) by passing the Expert-level exam, 1Y0-400.


Prepare for a Citrix exam?

The first and best resource you should review is the Preparation Guide for the exam you are interested in taking. The exam prep guide for each exam offers important information you will need to be successful, including the skills measured, topics covered, exam format and the recommended preparatory resources. Review the prep guide in detail before attempting an exam.

Exam prep guides can be found on each exam page. Learn more

What to expect on a Citrix exam?

Citrix exams may include one or more parts. Each part may cover a set of related competencies or contain a specific item type. Our exams are designed to assess specific competencies associated with particular solutions. A Citrix exam may include several different item types. The most common item types on Citrix exams are:

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Register for a Citrix exam

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