Showcase your expertise with GitHub Certifications

Getting GitHub certified is a resounding endorsement that validates your skills, credibility, trust, and knowledge of the technologies and developer tools that are used by more than 100 million developers worldwide.
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GitHub Foundations

Highlight your understanding of the foundational topics and concepts of collaborating, contributing, and working on GitHub. This exam covers collaboration, GitHub products, Git basics, and working within GitHub repositories.
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GitHub Actions

Certify your proficiency in automating workflows and accelerating development with GitHub Actions. Test your skills in streamlining workflows, automating tasks, and optimizing software pipelines, including CI/CD—all within customizable workflows.
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Certification Program - GitHub Advanced Security Badge

GitHub Advanced Security

Highlight your code security knowledge with the GitHub Advanced Security certification. Validate your expertise in vulnerability identification, workflow security, and robust security implementation—elevating software integrity standards.
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GitHub Administration

Certify your ability to optimize and manage a healthy GitHub environment with the GitHub Admin exam. Highlight your expertise in repository management, workflow optimization, and efficient collaboration to support successful projects on GitHub.
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Prepare with confidence

Embark on your journey toward GitHub certification success with a comprehensive study guide. This curated resource equips you with our recommended knowledge resources, learning objectives, and assessment questions to help you excel in your certification exam.

GitHub Foundations

Prepare for the GitHub Foundations exam with our concise study guide.

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GitHub Actions

Excel in the GitHub Actions exam with our focused study guide.

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Advanced Security

Ace the GitHub Advanced Security exam with our curated study guide.

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Administration

Review the GitHub Administration exam with our focused study guide.

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Candidates feel more confident in their abilities

Upon earning a certification, 92% of candidates feel more confident in their abilities, 84% are more determined to succeed professionally, 37% receive salary increases, and 81% have more confidence to explore new job opportunities, according to the 2023 Pearson VUE Value of IT Certification.

Concrete validation of your skills

A GitHub certification signals to the marketplace that you have a deep understanding of GitHub and the tools to deliver great results. Becoming GitHub certifiedpaired with hands-on experiencedemonstrates to potential employers, collaborators, and clients that you possess a verified level of expertise in utilizing GitHub effectively. 

Frequently asked questions

Have general questions about the GitHub certification program, recommended prerequisites, skills measured, accommodations, or exam specifics? Check out the complete list of FAQs. You can find additional exam information in our Candidate Handbook. If you still have questions, feel free to contact us at gh-certification@github.com.

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