adword certificationThe Google AdWords certification is a professional is a recognition that Google offers to those individuals who proves their proficiency in basic and advanced aspects of Google AdWords by clearing the free online Exams.

Note: Its free now before Google use to charge 50$.


Why get certified?

An AdWords certification means Google recognizes you as an online advertising professional helps you get clients confidence, you will learn more about AdWords.

How to Prepare for the Exams?

Head on to exams study guides available at Google support page here. You can also get this on PDF format.


There are Five exams available:


Search Advertising
Display Advertising
Mobile Advertising
Video Advertising
Shopping Advertising


You need to pass any two exams to become a Google AdWords certified out of which fundamentals is mandatory.

The Mobile Advertising exam is available in the following languages: Chinese (simplified and traditional), Dutch, English (US and UK), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese.
The Shopping Advertising exam is available in the following languages: Chinese (simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (US and UK), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish.


google adword exams details

Source:[Support page]

Once you believe you are well prepared and ready to face the exams, Launch Partners [click on I am and Agency] and sign in with the same Google account you have Google + with your real name.


1. After sign in again click on I am an agency and then join partners accept the terms of Service and click on next step.



2. Set email presences under “Get email from Partners, including performance suggestions, research and promotions” set Yes or No and then click signup.


3. Click Certifications to see your exam status.


4. Click See exams, hover on the section of the exam that you’d like to take. Click Exam Details.
Click Take exam to start taking the exam.



Exam passing scores and time limits

adword exam

If you don’t pass an exam, you’ll have to wait 7 days to retake it.

You won’t be able to pause the timer after you start taking an exam. Be sure to have computer well charge and have a reliable internet connection.


That’s all folks! All the best. Know more about exams and certificate validity here.

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