Blockchain Certification

 Andrew Isikuru

Demand for Blockchain skills is growing at the second fastest rate of any IT skill set, according to Upwork, and both employers and workers need the proven benefits of skills certification. The Blockchain Training Alliance and Pearson VUE are answering the call with three Blockchain certifications that will launch in May of 2018.
  • Pearson VUE is offering the tests in person at 5,600 testing centers worldwide. The exams are an elite way to demonstrate your knowledge and skills in this emerging space. Additionally, you will become a member of a community of Blockchain leaders. With certification comes monthly industry updates via email and video.
  • CBSA
  • BTA Certified Blockchain Solution Architect
  • Blockchain design principles, integration with enterprise applications, business policies implementation

  • Price: $300
    Exam time: 90 minutes
    Questions: 85 (multiple-choice)
  • CBDE
  • BTA Certified Blockchain Developer Ethereum
  • Blockchain concepts, Solidity, Smart Contract development, integration with enterprise applications, Web3, Truffle

  • Price: $300
    Exam time: 90 minutes
    Questions: 85 (multiple-choice)
  • Certified Blockchain Developer Hyperledger Fabric
  • Blockchain concepts, application development with Hyperledger Fabric, chaincode, and Hyperledger Composer

  • Price: $300
    Exam time: 90 minutes
    Questions: 85 (multiple-choice)
  • Competitive Edge for Blockchain Experts
  • As these certifications become the industry standard the best jobs will go to developers, engineers, and architects who carry the credentials. Certifications will be registered on a blockchain platform.
  • Protection for Employers
  • The certification exams are designed in conjunction with the alliance's Certification Advisory Board and vetted thoroughly by technology executives, instructors, and developers, Pearson VUE's proctored, in-person testing will minimize certification fraud.
  • Blockchain Training Allicance offers five training courses, including three that correspond to the certification prgrams. We will announce additional training partnerships to our subscribers.
  • Pearson VUE operates the most trusted
    certification programs in IT. Test partners
    include Microsoft, SAP, Oracle, Adobe,
    and CompTIA.


  • The Certification Advisory Board includes
    technology executives from several
    training organizations and Fortune 500
    companies, as well as blockchain trainers
    and developers.
  • The Certification Registry Blockchain is
    being developed in conjunction with
    Central New Mexico Community College (CNM).



  • “Certification helps the entire Blockchain community. Hiring managers can easily verify applicants’ capabilities, and developers can validate their skills.”

    —Chad Decker, CEO, Blockchain Training Alliance
  • “Since January 2017, the demand for blockchain engineering talent on Toptal has grown 700 percent, and 40 percent of the fully managed software development projects requested in the last month require blockchain skills.”

    ~ TechCrunch