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Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Functional Consultant Associate

Certification details

Are you a functional consultant, data analyst, or developer looking to hone your consulting and configuration skills, or solution architect on a path to the solution architect certification? Or maybe you’re an IT professional with knowledge and experience configuring Microsoft Power Platform. If this describes you and you’re familiar with using Power Platform components to extend and customize Microsoft apps and services such as Teams, Dynamics 365, Excel, and Word, explore how the Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant Associate certification can help enhance your career and make you a key member of your team. This certification indicates to the world that you’re considered qualified to build and implement solutions that use Power Apps, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents.

As a candidate for this certification, you work with an organization’s stakeholders and subject matter experts, such as solution architects, developers, and testers, to gather requirements and then implement Microsoft Power Platform solutions. You build model-driven, canvas, and portal apps. And you create Power Automate flows, design chatbots using Power Virtual Agents, and analyze data using Power BI visualization and dashboards. You even create application enhancements, custom user experiences, system integrations, data conversions, custom process automation, and custom visualizations.

As a functional consultant, use this certification to market yourself more effectively for projects and other engagements. The Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant Associate certification lets organizations know that—with no code or low code—you can build solutions that would normally require developer expertise.

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

  • Build a basic dashboard using Power BI.
  • Take available learning paths on Microsoft Learn.
  • Sign up for an instructor-led training course.

Important

The English language version of this certification will be updated on September 30, 2022. Please download the study guide on the Exam PL-200 page to see what’s changing.

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Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Functional Consultant 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.
  • Configure Microsoft Dataverse
  • Create apps by using Microsoft Power Apps
  • Create and manage Microsoft Power Automate
  • Implement Microsoft Power Virtual Agents chatbots
  • Integrate Microsoft Power Apps with other apps and services
  • Manage solutions

Job role: Business Analyst, Developer, Functional Consultant

Required exams: PL-200

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Certification exams

  • PL-200: Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant

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    This exam measures your ability to complete the following tasks: configure Microsoft Dataverse; create apps by using Microsoft Power Apps; create and manage Microsoft Power Automate; implement Microsoft Power Virtual Agents chatbots; integrate Microsoft Power Apps with other apps and services; and manage solutions.

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    All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so you'll be ready for any question on the exam.

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** Complete this exam before the retirement date to ensure it is applied toward your certification. After the retirement date, please refer to the related certification for exam requirements.

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