Microsoft Certified: Power Automate RPA Developer Associate

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The Arabic version of this exam retired on February 28, 2023.

If you’re a developer with a keen interest in providing automated solutions for your organization, this certification could be a great fit for you. You know how to automate time-consuming and repetitive tasks by using Microsoft Power Automate. You review solution requirements, create process documentation, and design, develop, troubleshoot, and evaluate solutions. Working with business stakeholders, you help to improve and automate business workflows. And you collaborate with administrators to deploy solutions to production environments and to support solutions.

You should have experience with JSON, cloud flows, and desktop flows; integrating solutions with REST and SOAP services; analyzing data by using Microsoft Excel, VBScript, and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA); HTML; JavaScript; one or more programming languages; monitoring and understanding the health of flows; and the Microsoft Power Platform suite of tools (AI Builder, Power Apps, Dataverse, and Power Virtual Agents).

If you need more experience before you try for this certification, here are some suggestions:

  • To get hands-on experience, volunteer on a Microsoft Power Automate robotic process automation (RPA) project.
  • To become familiar with RPA, follow this learning path on Microsoft Learn.
  • To explore the application and the interface, start a Power Automate Desktop trial.
  • Sign up for an instructor-led training course.


The English language version of this certification was updated on December 20, 2022. Visit the Exam PL-500 page to download the study guide.

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Microsoft Certified: Power Automate RPA Developer Associate

Skills measured

  • This list contains the skills measured on the exam associated with this certification. For more detailed information, visit the exam details page and download the study guide.
  • Design solutions
  • Develop solutions
  • Deploy and manage solutions

Job role: Developer

Required exams: PL-500

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  • PL-500: Microsoft Power Automate RPA Developer

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    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: design solutions; develop solutions; and deploy and manage solutions.

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