Certified Blockchain Solution Architect (CBSA)

Certified Blockchain Solution Architect (CBSA)

Regular price $300.00 Sale


Exam Cost:
Number of Questions:
Pass Score:
Time Allotted:
Exam Location:
Exam Language:
Prep Material:
$300 USD
70 Questions
70%
90 minutes to complete exam
Pearson VUE - Global
English
CBSA Official Exam Study Guide

Overview

The Certified Blockchain Solution Architect (CBSA) exam is 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. 

The CBSA exam is a 70 question multiple-choice exam that lasts 1.5 hours and is a performance-based evaluation of Solution Architect skills and knowledge. Internet access is not provided during the exam, nor is any course material or study guides.

Audience

  • Consultants
  • Programmers & Developers
  • University Professors
  • Software Engineers
  • CEO/CTO/CIO
  • Government Officials

Ways to Learn

Instructor-led Training: Blockchain Architecture Training

On Demand Training: Blockchain Architecture Training

Exam Prep Guide: CBSA Official Exam Study Guide

Skill Set

A person who holds this certification demonstrates their ability to:

  • Architect blockchain solutions
  • Work effectively with blockchain engineers and technical leaders
  • Choose appropriate blockchain systems for various use cases
  • Work effectively with both public and permissioned blockchain systems

 This exam will prove that a student completely understands:

  • The difference between proof of work, proof of stake, and other proof systems and why they exist
  • Why cryptocurrency is needed on certain types of blockchains
  • The difference between public, private, and permissioned blockchains
  • How blocks are written to the blockchain
  • Where cryptography fits into blockchain and the most commonly used systems
  • Common use cases for public blockchains
  • Common use cases for private & permissioned blockchains
  • What is needed to launch your own blockchain
  • Common problems & considerations in working with public blockchains
  • Awareness of the tech behind common blockchains
  • When is mining needed and when it is not
  • Byzantine Fault Tolerance
  • Consensus among blockchains
  • What is hashing
  • How addresses, public keys, and private keys work
  • What is a smart contract
  • Security in blockchain
  • Brief history of blockchain
  • The programming languages of the most common blockchains
  • Common testing and deployment practices for blockchains and blockchain-based apps

Exam Process

    This exam is a 70 question multiple-choice exam that lasts 1.5 hours (90 minutes) and is performance-based evaluation of Solution Architect skills and knowledge. Performance-based testing means that candidates must answer questions to reflect what they must perform on the job. Internet access is not provided during the exam, nor is any course material or study guides.

      Scores and Reporting

        Official scores for exams come immediately following the exam from Pearson VUE. A passing score is 70%. Exam results are reported PASS/FAIL and you will be provided your percentage. Blockchain Training Alliance does not report scores on individual items, nor will it provide additional information upon request.

           Exam Retake Policy

          • A student who does not pass an exam must wait at least 48 hours to retake the exam
          • A student must wait 14-days for each subsequent attempt
          • A student who has passed a certain exam may not take the same exam (defined as an exam of the same version with the same exam number) again within 12 months of when the exam was passed. A student who wishes to take the exam again in order to re-certify may do so after the 12-month period.

          ID Requirements

          To maintain the highest level of security and authentication, all Blockchain Training Alliance score reports provided at Pearson VUE testing center will include a photo of the candidate. Test Center Administrators are required to take a photograph of each candidate prior to testing. Candidates who do not wish to have their picture taken will need to contact certification@blockchaintrainingalliance.com 14 business days in advance of the exam.

          Carefully review the ID requirements prior to your exam appointment.

          How To Register For An Exam

          You can purchase an exam voucher here or Sign in/Create an account with Pearson VUE. Exam appointments may be made in advance or on the day you wish to test, subject to availability. The exam/appointment testing time limit noted on Pearson VUE web pages reflects the total appointment time, including an NDA, exam time, and survey.

          Please use your Legal name as displayed on your government issued IDs. Your first name, last name, the use or not of a middle initial, and your email address must match exactly in these two profiles. Please also use your Business email address as your primary address. Login to your account, select an exam, select a location, and then register for a seat.

          FAQs

          My certificate has my name spelled incorrectly, how can I get this fixed?

          Send an email to  certification@blockchaintrainingalliance.com Be sure to include the correct spelling of your name and copy of government issued ID.

          How often are changes made to the exam?

          Blockchain Training Alliance has an obligation to its membership to maintain the relevancy of its credentials; exams are routinely updated and may happen as often as once a month. These enhancements are the result of a rigorous, methodical process we follow to routinely update its credential exams.

           How often do I need to Recertify?

          Your certification expires two years to the date you take and pass the exam.

          I lost my coin, can I be issued another one?

          Please contact certification@blockchaintrainingalliance.com to request a new coin and holder. There is a $35 charge for a new token.

          I never received my certificate in the mail/or/How long does it take to receive my certificate in the mail?

          Please allow 2-4 weeks to receive your training package, including certification token.

          Request Information

          America Region

          Office hours
          Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. CT; closed on local holidays.

          Telephone numbers
          • 866-801-4312 (toll-free)
          • +1-952-681-4908 (toll)
          Asia-Pacific Region

          Office hours
          Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. local time for each country; closed on local holidays.

          Telephone numbers
          Australia 1800-023-095
          China(Mainland) 4001-200832
          +852 3077 4923 (toll)
          Hong Kong 3071-4601
          India 0008004401837
          Japan 0120 355 173
          Korea, South 0807-600-880
          Malaysia 1800-880-401
          New Zealand 0800-451-260
          Philippines 1800-1441-0321
          Singapore 8004-481-552
          Taiwan 0800-666-022
          Other (Toll) +852 3077
          (9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. AEST)
          Europe, Middle East, Africa(EMEA) Region

          Office hours
          9:00–18:00 CET (8:00–17:00 GMT) Monday–Friday; closed on local holidays.

          Telephone numbers
          Austria 0800-292150
          Belgium - Dutch 0800-74174
          Belgium - French 0800-74175
          France 0800-909153
          Germany 0800-1810696
          Ireland 1-800-552131
          Israel 1-80-9453797
          Italy 800-790521
          Netherlands 0800-0235323
          Portugal 800-831429
          South Africa 0800-995044
          Spain 900-993190
          Sweden 020-798690
          Switzerland 0800-837550
          Turkey 00800448822063
          United Kingdom 0800-7319905
          Other (Toll) +44-161-855-7397

          Who We Have Trained:

          Certified Blockchain Solution Architect (CBSA)

          Regular price $300.00 Sale


          Exam Cost:
          Number of Questions:
          Pass Score:
          Time Allotted:
          Exam Location:
          Exam Language:
          Prep Material:
          $300 USD
          70 Questions
          70%
          90 minutes to complete exam
          Pearson VUE - Global
          English
          CBSA Official Exam Study Guide

          Overview

          The Certified Blockchain Solution Architect (CBSA) exam is 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. 

          The CBSA exam is a 70 question multiple-choice exam that lasts 1.5 hours and is a performance-based evaluation of Solution Architect skills and knowledge. Internet access is not provided during the exam, nor is any course material or study guides.

          Audience

          • Consultants
          • Programmers & Developers
          • University Professors
          • Software Engineers
          • CEO/CTO/CIO
          • Government Officials

          Ways to Learn

          Instructor-led Training: Blockchain Architecture Training

          On Demand Training: Blockchain Architecture Training

          Exam Prep Guide: CBSA Official Exam Study Guide

          Skill Set

          A person who holds this certification demonstrates their ability to:

          • Architect blockchain solutions
          • Work effectively with blockchain engineers and technical leaders
          • Choose appropriate blockchain systems for various use cases
          • Work effectively with both public and permissioned blockchain systems

           This exam will prove that a student completely understands:

          • The difference between proof of work, proof of stake, and other proof systems and why they exist
          • Why cryptocurrency is needed on certain types of blockchains
          • The difference between public, private, and permissioned blockchains
          • How blocks are written to the blockchain
          • Where cryptography fits into blockchain and the most commonly used systems
          • Common use cases for public blockchains
          • Common use cases for private & permissioned blockchains
          • What is needed to launch your own blockchain
          • Common problems & considerations in working with public blockchains
          • Awareness of the tech behind common blockchains
          • When is mining needed and when it is not
          • Byzantine Fault Tolerance
          • Consensus among blockchains
          • What is hashing
          • How addresses, public keys, and private keys work
          • What is a smart contract
          • Security in blockchain
          • Brief history of blockchain
          • The programming languages of the most common blockchains
          • Common testing and deployment practices for blockchains and blockchain-based apps

          Exam Process

            This exam is a 70 question multiple-choice exam that lasts 1.5 hours (90 minutes) and is performance-based evaluation of Solution Architect skills and knowledge. Performance-based testing means that candidates must answer questions to reflect what they must perform on the job. Internet access is not provided during the exam, nor is any course material or study guides.

              Scores and Reporting

                Official scores for exams come immediately following the exam from Pearson VUE. A passing score is 70%. Exam results are reported PASS/FAIL and you will be provided your percentage. Blockchain Training Alliance does not report scores on individual items, nor will it provide additional information upon request.

                   Exam Retake Policy

                  • A student who does not pass an exam must wait at least 48 hours to retake the exam
                  • A student must wait 14-days for each subsequent attempt
                  • A student who has passed a certain exam may not take the same exam (defined as an exam of the same version with the same exam number) again within 12 months of when the exam was passed. A student who wishes to take the exam again in order to re-certify may do so after the 12-month period.

                  ID Requirements

                  To maintain the highest level of security and authentication, all Blockchain Training Alliance score reports provided at Pearson VUE testing center will include a photo of the candidate. Test Center Administrators are required to take a photograph of each candidate prior to testing. Candidates who do not wish to have their picture taken will need to contact certification@blockchaintrainingalliance.com 14 business days in advance of the exam.

                  Carefully review the ID requirements prior to your exam appointment.

                  How To Register For An Exam

                  You can purchase an exam voucher here or Sign in/Create an account with Pearson VUE. Exam appointments may be made in advance or on the day you wish to test, subject to availability. The exam/appointment testing time limit noted on Pearson VUE web pages reflects the total appointment time, including an NDA, exam time, and survey.

                  Please use your Legal name as displayed on your government issued IDs. Your first name, last name, the use or not of a middle initial, and your email address must match exactly in these two profiles. Please also use your Business email address as your primary address. Login to your account, select an exam, select a location, and then register for a seat.

                  FAQs

                  My certificate has my name spelled incorrectly, how can I get this fixed?

                  Send an email to  certification@blockchaintrainingalliance.com Be sure to include the correct spelling of your name and copy of government issued ID.

                  How often are changes made to the exam?

                  Blockchain Training Alliance has an obligation to its membership to maintain the relevancy of its credentials; exams are routinely updated and may happen as often as once a month. These enhancements are the result of a rigorous, methodical process we follow to routinely update its credential exams.

                   How often do I need to Recertify?

                  Your certification expires two years to the date you take and pass the exam.

                  I lost my coin, can I be issued another one?

                  Please contact certification@blockchaintrainingalliance.com to request a new coin and holder. There is a $35 charge for a new token.

                  I never received my certificate in the mail/or/How long does it take to receive my certificate in the mail?

                  Please allow 2-4 weeks to receive your training package, including certification token.