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API builder certification overview

Learn how to work with the monday API to build out custom solutions for any company’s needs

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90 days to complete
Valid for 1 year
For developers

You’ll become a certified expert in…


Building efficient, collaborative workflows with custom code


Training confident users


Ensuring smooth rollout across an organization

The syllabus

Complete all badges to get certified as a api builder:

Learn the ins and outs of Work OS so you can advise users on any element of the platform, from basic boards to the monday apps marketplace.

Estimated time to complete: 6 hours

  • Introduction to
  • Building blocks
  • Communication and notifications
  • Navigation
  • monday wordocs
  • Building workflows
  • Board level quiz
  • Board views
  • Dashboards
  • Dashboard, forms, and charts quiz
  • Admin controls
  • Admin level quiz
  • Advanced column choices
  • Automations and dependencies
  • Integrations
  • monday apps marketplace
  • Automations, dependencies, and integrations quiz
  • Popular use cases
  • product certification final quiz

Cover the terminology and methodology you need to build impactful, efficient, and collaborative workflows.

Estimated time to complete: 6 hours

  • Graph QL introduction
  • Building API queries and mutations
  • Changing column values via the API
  • Using the monday SDK
  • Authentication and app scopes
  • Managing your app and features
  • Building a custom board view
  • Integrations with native triggers and actions
  • Integrations with custom actions
  • Integrations with custom triggers
  • Final quiz

Go beyond product expertise. Learn how to conduct consultancy and training sessions that empower users and enable smooth rollout.

Estimated time to complete: 3 hours

  • Introduction to implementation process
  • Stage 1: Kickoff
  • Stage 2: Discovery
  • Stage 3: Execution
  • Stage 4: Deployment

Optional additional lessons:

  • SOW guidelines and best practices
  • Service packaging and project proposal
  • Final exam

Steps to get certified

Sign up

Enter your details and receive access to the course by email

Complete lessons

Go through the self-paced, extensive lessons and quizzes online

Pass tests

Test your knowledge to earn your builder certificate

Receive your certificate

Showcase your expertise on your company and professional profiles

Get started with your certification

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There are three types of certifications you can earn: the core builder certification, the AI builder certification, and the sales CRM certification.
No prior experience is required for the core builder certification. The advanced builder certification is intended for those with at least one server-side language (Node.js is recommended) as well as one language for building client-side web apps (React is recommended). Experience with graphQL helps but is not mandatory.
To start, certified builders will become experts in implementing and building out workflows. As they develop, they can gain hands-on, practical organizational and business management skills.
Once you purchase the course, you will receive a link to the lessons by email. You’ll be able to access the lessons, quizzes, and exams for 90 days.
Each certificate comprises three badges covering three different areas of expertise. Please note that in order to receive certification, you must complete all three badges and pass the final exam.
The builder certification lessons are online and self-paced, including both text and interactive videos. The quizzes throughout the course and the final exam will be multiple choice.
No, you’ll need to complete the entire certification course and pass the final exam to receive a builder certificate.
To become a certified builder, you must receive a 90% or higher on the final exam.
Your certification will be valid for 12 months. After that, you can renew your certification for another year. Please note that you’ll need to retake the exam at a discounted $120 cost. Work OS is constantly evolving, and we want to make sure you’re an expert in the platform. After 12 months, you’ll have the opportunity to keep your knowledge sharp and up-to-date.
You can retake the final exam as many times as you need within the allotted 90 days, and it will change each time. If you don’t pass the exam, you will need to retake the course. You may request an extension beyond the 90 days, but these extensions will only be granted on a rare, case-by-case basis.
Unfortunately at the moment, once you start the course we do not have an option for refunds.
We are happy to connect you to nonprofits in need with whom you can volunteer and build up your experience. Otherwise, at the moment we cannot guarantee help finding clients.
Those who pass the final exam receive an official builder certificate which they can display on their professional profiles.
Once you earn your certificate, you’re all set to serve as the expert within your company, or get hired as a freelance implementer for other companies. Certified builders can get matched with NGOs in need to gain implementation experience.
This course is extremely comprehensive, bringing together exclusive implementation training and the most up-to-date information about the platform. It’ll ensure that you’ll be ready to be an expert representative of
This course is intended for implementers of Official partners go through more extensive training tailored to their needs.
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