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Tips for passing Salesforce Certified Education Cloud Consultant

I have successfully passed Salesforce Certified Education Cloud Consultant exam on 19th January 2020. Here are few tips to pass the exam.

Exam Outline


  • Content: 60 multiple-choice/multiple-select questions 
  • Time allotted to complete the exam: 90 minutes 
  • Passing Score: 68%  
  • Registration fee: USD 200, plus applicable taxes as required per local law 
  • Retake fee: USD 100, plus applicable taxes as required per local law 
  • Delivery options: Proctored exam delivered onsite at a testing center or in an online proctored environment. 
  • Prerequisite(s)Salesforce Certified Administrator credential


  • I have faced 60 questions and most of the questions are about Education domain knowledge, configuring HEDA and SAL, use case oriented questions.



    Preparation 



    Core SAL Data Model




    Topics Received on Exam

    • Questions regarding to Administrative and Household Account Model
    • Sequence of data load into Education Cloud instance.
    • Consideration of installing education cloud when person account is enabled.
    • Frequency of updates for education cloud managed package.
    • TDTM Framework
      • Importance of user managed and namespace field.
      • Best practices to include own trigger in TDTM Framework 
    • Ways to handle former names in EDA
    • Automation around addresses with Administrative and Household Account Model
    • Use case to choose best product (Pardot vs. Marketing Cloud). Understanding the basic features and their differences is important for this one.
    • Open Source solutions around HEDA
    • Consideration when loading bulk data 
      • Data Skew
      • Ownership Skew
    • Questions on creating reports
      • Understanding of data model and their relationship is important
      • Once you have the relationship in mind, it will be easier for you to decide whether to create a new report type or use the existing one. 
    • Community Cloud Implementation strategies
      • Sharing consideration
      • License Type
    • Use case to choose the correct API strategy -
      • REST
      • SOAP
      • Streaming
      • Salesforce Connect
    • Roles and Responsibilities of CoE (Center of Excellence)
    • Comparison between different sandbox types

    Hope this will help you to clear the certification. Best of luck.

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    1. Hey Sudipta,

      Thank you for the post. It is really helpful and detailed.

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    2. Thanks so much for you post! This is very helpful information.

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