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This article gives an overview of three most important RPA Certifications: UI Path, BluePrism and Automation Anywhere along with their eligibility, costs and modes of learning.

It also gives a brief description about multiple courses, subjects, course duration’s and features of the RPS tools which should be considered before undertaking the RPA Certifications.

What is Robotic process automation?

RPA (Robotic Process Automation) is an automation concept applied through several tools to help businesses prosper and flourish. Several MNC’s uses different RPA tools and has taken over the market to a large extent. It’s the correct time for bustling IT Professionals to undergo RPA Certifications for better, flexible and easy going life both professionally as well as personally.  

The concept of the whole RPA comes to mimic human behavior across business aspects to deliver the same quality without human intervention.

To know about RPA, you can go through our article on What is robotic process automation

RPA Tools

RPA tools enables Software BOTS (Robots) to take over the back office works and automate them to take decisions and perform the action as and when required. Many RPA tools are available in the market which helps professionals to hold higher positions in IT sector.

Let’s explore the three most exciting RPA tools.

UI Path

UI Path is a RPA tool which gained much recognition in software industry and provides various frameworks for robotic automation worldwide. It provides an enterprise-ready and community edition which is completely free and can be easily downloaded.

UI Path offers:

  • Platform independent hosting’s
  • Applications compatible
  • Secure
  • Advanced Screen Scraping solution
  • Adaptable
  • Ensured stability

Blue Prism

A RPA – based Automation Company co-founded by a group of software professionals. Its idea of centralized process development model and reuse made it grab many accolades from all over the world. 

Blue Prism offers:

  • Faster delivery
  • Enhanced Security
  • Supports “Connected – RPA
  • Implemented both on cloud as well as on-premise work locations

Automation Anywhere

Automation Anywhere is one of its kind RPA tool which has gained much recognition in the field of Automation with its unique features and AI mechanisms. “Processing and analyzing scattered data’ as well as “Enabling the use of NLU (Natural Language Understanding)” makes it class apart from others.

Automation Anywhere offers:

  • NLU enables to understand each and every computer inputs even without proper syntaxes and semantics.
  • Automation Anywhere easily processes scattered and unstructured data by utilizing the important data bits and discards the useless ones.
  • Complex work reliability.
  • Subjective and Intellectual Automation services.
  • End to end smooth functioning of Business Processes.

Robotic Process Automation Certifications

UI Path Certifications, Eligibility and Costs

UI Path RPA certification is considered to be one of the top certifications in the field of automation and can be done by anyone willing to automate. It is advisable to undergo “RPA Developer Advanced Learning Plan” before undertaking the certification exams.

This certification is done in three levels:
Level 1: RPA Developer foundation training

Level 2: Orchestrator Training

Level 3: RPA Developer Advanced Training

This table displays the UI Path certification details:

Certification NameEligibiltyCostValidity
RPA DeveloperFoundation TrainingNone but basic Programming Skills are preferableAvailable free of cost until December 2019NA
Orchestrator TrainingAdvisable to undergo RPA Developer Foundation Training Available free of cost until December 2019 NA
RPA Developer Advanced Training Advisable to undergo RPA Developer Foundation Training and Orchestrator Training Available free of cost until December 2019 Valid for 1 – year from the date of issuance

UI Path Certification Exam Schedules:

Ui Path provides “RPA Developer Advanced Certification” being conducted in two phases.

Exam TypesNo of QuestionsDurationQualifying Marks
Theoretical Exam45 MCQ’s90 minutes70 %
Practical Exam1 task assigned3 hrs 30 minutes 70 %

Pre Exam Preparations:

All the learning materials and course details are available on the online portal and can be accessed right away.

  • Sign up at connect.uipath.com  to get your study materials.
  • Download the “The Enterprise Edition” or “Community Edition” here www.uipath.com/platform-trial .
  • Start your training from the foundation courses and get yourself versed with the RPA basics.
  • Enroll and take the certification exam.

Notes:

  • UI Path certification results are declared within a short period of time (May be in few hours) after submitting the answers.
  • 3 attempts are given for qualifying each of the theoretical and practical exams.
  • In each attempt, the exam questions changes.
  • A candidate can retake the certification exam after 24 hrs of a failed attempt.

Blue Prism Certifications, Eligibility and Costs

Blue Prism RPA Tool is a combination of eight different types of certifications designed in such a way to make one learn each and every technicalities of RPA Automation. All its exams are taken and coordinated by Pearson Vue which takes care of the certification issues.

Any candidate interested in getting versed with this tool must cover the below mentioned courses.

  • AD01 (Blue Prism Developer)
  • APD01 (Blue Prism Professional Developer)
  • ASD01 (Designing Blue Prism Process Solutions)
  • ARA01 (Blue Prism ROM Architect)
  • ATA01 (Designing a Blue Prism (Version 5.0) Environment)
  • ATA02 (Designing a Blue Prism (Version 6.0) Environment)
  • AIE01 (Installing and Configuring a Blue Prism (Version 5.0) Environment)
  • AIE02 (Installing and Configuring a Blue Prism (Version 6.0) Environment)

This table displays the Blue Prism Path certification details:

Exam Code Certification Names Eligibility Costs (In US) Costs (In India) Validity
AD01 Blue Prism Developer None 100$ 65$ Valid for lifetime until Blue Prism supports that particular version.
APD01 Blue Prism Professional Developer Must Qualify AD01 100$ 65$ Valid for lifetime until Blue Prism supports that particular version.
ASD01 Designing Blue Prism Process Solutions Must Qualify AD01 100$ 65$ Valid for lifetime until Blue Prism supports that particular version.
ARA01 Blue Prism ROM Architect None 100$ 65$   Valid for lifetime until Blue Prism supports that particular version.
ATA01 Designing a Blue Prism (Version 5.0) Environment None 125$ 65$   Valid for lifetime until Blue Prism supports that particular version.
ATA02 Designing a Blue Prism (Version 6.0) Environment None 125$   80$   Valid for lifetime until Blue Prism supports that particular version.
AIE01 Installing and Configuring a Blue Prism (Version 5.0) Environment None 100$ 65$   Valid for lifetime until Blue Prism supports that particular version.
AIE02 Installing and Configuring a Blue Prism (Version 6.0) Environment None 125$   65$   Valid for lifetime until Blue Prism supports that particular version.

Blue Prism Certification Exam Schedules:

Exam Codes No of Questions Duration Qualifying Marks
AD01 60 60 minutes 70%
APD01 50 60 minutes 70%
ASD01 25 60 minutes 70%
ARA01 60 60 minutes 70%
ATA01 45 75 minutes 80%
ATA02 45 75 minutes 70%
AIE01 45 60 minutes 70%
AIE02 45 60 minutes 70%

These courses can be undertaken one by one from lower to higher priority as scheduled by the company itself.

Pre Exam Preparations:

All the learning materials and course details are available on the online portal and can be accessed right away.

  • Sign up at blueprism.com to make a valid BluePrism account.
  • Signup and create your Pearson Vue account through Blue Prism portal id.
  • Register for the preferred exam.
  • Select the exam dates, location and submit your personal details.
  • Exam results are declared within 7-days.

Notes:

  • AD01 must be cleared at least six months before applying for APD01.
  • One can rewrite the exam after 30 days of failed exam result.
  • For each of the exams, non refundable vouchers are created. These vouchers has the validity of 12-months.

Automation Anywhere Certifications, Eligibility and Costs

Automation Anywhere RPA Tool is a combination of three basic architectures:

  • BOT Creators
  • Bot Runners
  • Control Room

This tool enables professionals to control both the BOT creators and BOT Runners through a centralized server (Control Room) and thus empowers them to automate a complete business organization.

There are two certifications meant for RPA Professionals:

  • Automation Anywhere Certified Advanced RPA Professional Prep + Exam (V11)
  • Automation Anywhere Certified Master RPA Professional Prep (v11)

Two more exams are meant dedicatedly catering to BTECH and MBA graduates:

  • Automation Anywhere University Certified Essentials RPA Professional Prep – Engineering Students Only
  • Automation Anywhere University Certified Essentials RPA Professional Prep – MBA Students

This table displays the Automation Anywhere certification details:

Exam Names Eligibility Costs Validity
Automation Anywhere Certified Advanced RPA Professional Prep + Exam (V11) None Free until 31st October 2019 Valid until Automation Anywhere supports V11
Automation Anywhere Certified Master RPA Professional Prep (v11) Requires Automation Anywhere Advanced RPA Professional Certification first. Free until 31st October 2019 Valid until Automation Anywhere supports V11
Automation Anywhere University Certified Essentials RPA Professional Prep Engineering Students Only Free until 31st October 2019 Valid until Automation Anywhere supports V11
Automation Anywhere University Certified Essentials RPA Professional Prep MBA Students Only Free until 31st October 2019 Valid until Automation Anywhere supports V11

Automation Anywhere Certification Exam Schedules:

Exam Names No of Questions Duration Qualifying Marks
Automation Anywhere Certified Advanced RPA Professional Prep + Exam (V11) 60 9 hours 70%
Automation Anywhere Certified Master RPA Professional Prep (v11) 50 33 – 80 hours 70%
Automation Anywhere University Certified Essentials RPA Professional Prep – Engineering Students Only 25 21.5 hours 70%
Automation Anywhere University Certified Essentials RPA Professional Prep – MBA Students Only 60 18 hours 70%

Pre Exam Preparations:

All the learning materials and course details are available on the online portal and can be accessed right away.

  • Visit www.automationanywhere.com.
  • Visit  Resources.                
  • Visit Training.
  • Choose your preferred certifications.
  • Each of the certification has few courses which must be completed before taking the exams.
  • Exam questions are in the form of MCQ’s.
  • Exam results are declared after few hours of the submission.

Notes:

  • Two attempts at the exam is allowed.

Summary

Robotic Process Automation is a bustling career opportunity to enable young professionals, automate anything anywhere. At present many RPA tools are available in the market but those who excelled in terms of their quality education and training are UI Path, Blue Prism and Automation Anywhere. The above article discusses a brief introduction about all three RPA tools and hence summarizes them in a very specific manner to help our readers get an idea in a glance.

Automation anywhere UI Path Blue Prism
Community Version Yes Yes No
Evaluation Version 45 days 30 days No
Robots Front & back office task automation Front & back office task automation Back office task automation
Macro Recorder Yes Yes No
Accessibility Application Based Mobile & Web Based Application Based
Process Designer Script Based Visual Process based Visual Process based
Pricing Per bot Per application Per bot
Prerequisite Beginner level Programming skill Little or no programming skill Beginner level Programming skill
Market Trend(7th April 2019 data) less that UI path High in demand Currently last in compared to UI and AA

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