AWS Certification Solutions Architect Associate and Professional Exam Changes 2022

Written by Michelle Turkington
AWS Certification Solutions Architect Associate and Professional Exam Changes 2022

Did you know the AWS certified solutions architect - associate (SAA) and professional (SAP) exams are being updated? These updates are to ensure the exams reflect the latest best practices per the AWS Well-Architected Framework and latest industry trends and enterprise needs.  Please click here to view the changes.

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 What does this mean for SAA exam candidates?

  • If you have distributed associate-level vouchers to candidates and they have prepared for the current AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (SAA-C02) exam, be sure to advise them to take the exam before August 29, 2022.
  • From August 30, 2022, candidates will need to prepare and sit for the new AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam (SAA-C03).
  • The exam domains in the updated outline are similar, but the weight of each domain has changed.

 What does this mean for SAP exam candidates?

  • If you have distributed professional-level vouchers to candidates and they have prepared for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional - exam,  be sure to advise that they take the current (SAP-C01) exam before November 14, 2022. 
  • Registration for the updated AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional (SAP-C02) exam opens October 18, 2022.
  • November 15, 2022 and beyond, candidates will need to prepare and sit for the new exam (SAP-C02).
  • There are a few changes to this exam, as the domains and the weighting of each domain has changed.

 2002 Solutions Architect Assoc and Prof Updates 8-2-22

For more information, visit the AWS certification site by clicking here.