Microsoft Certified: Power Platform App Maker Associate

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If you’re a business professional with deep expertise in your solution domain and you want to use your passion for building Microsoft Power Platform solutions to simplify, automate, and transform tasks and processes for your team, this certification is designed for you. You understand:

  • The data that you work with.
  • The issues that you need to resolve.
  • The required processes and app experiences.

As a candidate for this certification, you may not have formal IT training but are comfortable using technology to solve business problems.

You're self-directed and focus on solving problems by using Microsoft Power Platform as part of your primary job role. You may connect to and use features of apps including:

  • Microsoft Teams
  • Microsoft 365 apps and services
  • Third-party solutions

You have a desire to understand the capabilities and limitations of available tools and how to apply them.

To learn more, read our post Are you a Power Platform App Maker? Now’s the time to get certified. If you need more experience before you try for this certification, you could:

  • Volunteer on a project to get real-life experience with data modeling, basic UX design, requirements analysis, or process analysis.
  • Take learning paths on Microsoft Learn.
  • Sign up for an instructor-led training course.


The English language version of this certification was updated on January 19, 2024. Review the study guide linked on the Exam PL-100 page for details about recent changes.

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Microsoft Certified: Power Platform App Maker Associate

Skills measured

  • Design and manage business solutions
  • Analyze and visualize data
  • Create business solutions

Job role: Business Analyst, Business Owner, Business User, Data Analyst, Developer, DevOps Engineer, Functional Consultant, App Maker, Technology Manager

Required exams: PL-100

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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.