It’s recommended that professionals seeking the CBDE certification should attended the Blockchain Ethereum Training: Hands-on Development Bootcamp course or have extensive Ethereum development knowledge and experience.
The CBDE exam is a 70-question multiple-choice exam that lasts 1.5 hours and is a performance-based evaluation of Ethereum development skills and knowledge. A passing score is 85% (60 questions answered correctly). Your score will be presented immediately following the completion of the exam from Pearson VUE. Exam results are reported PASS/FAIL and you will be provided your percentage. Blockchain Training Alliance does not report scores on individual items, nor will it provide additional information upon request. Internet access is not provided during the exam, nor is any course material or study guides.
You can purchase an exam voucher from the Blockchain Training Alliance or through Pearson VUE. Exam appointments can be made in advance or on the day you wish to test, subject to availability. The exam/appointment testing time noted on Pearson VUE web pages reflects the total appointment time, including an NDA, exam time, and survey.
Please use your legal name as displayed on your government issued IDs. Your first name, last name, the use or not of a middle initial, and your email address must match exactly in these two profiles. Please also use your business email address as your primary address. When you log into your Blockchain Training Alliance or Pearson VUE account, select an exam, select a location, and then register for a seat.
To maintain the highest level of security and authentication, all Blockchain Training Alliance score reports provided at Pearson VUE testing center will include a photo of the candidate. Test Center Administrators are required to take a photograph of each candidate prior to testing. Candidates who do not wish to have their picture taken will need to contact firstname.lastname@example.org 14 business days in advance of the exam. Carefully review the ID requirements prior to your exam appointment.
- A student who does not pass an exam on the first try must wait at least 48 hours to retake the exam
- A student must wait 14-days for each subsequent attempt
- A student who has passed a certain exam may not take the same exam (defined as an exam of the same version with the same exam number) again within 12 months of when the exam was passed.
- A student who wishes to take the exam again to re-certify may do so after the 12-month period.
The following course is recommended to help you develop the skills and knowledge required to pass the CBDE exam.
Your certification expires two years to the date you take and pass the exam. Re-certification can occur after a 12-month period by following the standard enrollment process and passing the current exam.