TYPO3 CMS Certified Developer

The Certification Team defines the "TYPO3 CMS Certified Developer" as follows:

A "TYPO3 CMS Certified Developer" has to have experience collected through projects, should know the architecture, design patterns, best practices, and a fair share of internals both TYPO3 CMS and the extension framework relies on. A "TYPO3 CMS Certified Developer"is able to implement an extension completely in a state-of-the-art way and writes clean code by following the TYPO3 Coding Guidelines (CGL), and is well versed in a wide range of topics, from the initial setup of an extension up to the point of publishing it in the TYPO3 Extension Repository (TER).

The certification is valid for 36 months and is not tied to a specific branch. 

Roadmap to glory

1. Know the syllabus

The syllabus is a work in progress, but you can still have a look at it's current state.

2. Dive into the topics
There are various resources available to get prepared properly. Most popular is the book from Patrick Lobacher, available as e-book in English.

3. Sign up
Our TCCD exam will be delivered through Pearson Vue and can then be taken worldwide. In the meantime the TCCD exam is available on some community events like TYPO3 CertiFUNcation Day. Follow https://twitter.com/typo3_cert for the official announcements.

4. Take the exam
Be on time, drink enough beforehand, keep calm, sit down, and master it. Good luck! Once you have successfully completed the examination, you will will receive your certificate and be automatically listed on the TCCD listing page (coming soon).

5. Feedback (optional)
If you think we did a lousy job let us know by sending an email to certification(at)typo3(dot)org.