Daml Certification

Validate your expertise in smart contracts and DLTs

Daml certification help professionals to highlight in-demand skills and enterprises to build effective, innovative teams for DLT initiatives using Daml.


Why get Daml certified?

Gain in-demand skills

With the explosive growth of Blockchain technologies, Daml Certifications help showcase your expertise and commitment to delivering high-quality blockchain solutions to prospective employees.

Build knowledge and confidence

Enhance the trust of your company, peers, and clients by investing in growing your skills and showcasing your competency on the Daml platform.

Earn Partner status

Ready your team to take on the transformational goals of Digital Assets’ global portfolio of world class companies by achieving the Daml Certification partnership.

Step 1

Foundation Level

Daml Fundamentals Certification
Note: This is a prerequisite for all other Daml certifications

This course covers three fundamental areas for Daml application development: Functional programming in Daml, Canton ledger programming in Daml, and testing in Daml.

Step 2

Professional Level

Contract Developer

This exam covers the mechanics of Daml: The Daml Ledger Model, Daml's surface syntax and how it links to that model, your ability to translate between real world workflows and Daml code, and your know-how regarding the testing and debugging of Daml Code.

Solutions Architect

This exam tests you on the basics of designing a full stack Daml solution. You will be tested from multiple levels of a Daml solution: the distributed ledger, the process of authentication and authorization, and the APIs and libraries available to build applications interacting with the Daml code.

Application Engineer

The Daml Applications Engineer exam is the entry-level exam in the Daml Application track. The exam covers all that a developer needs to know to produce an application that depends on a Daml back-end for business logic and data persistence.

Ledger Analyst

Coming soon...

Frequently asked questions

What does the price contain?
The price entitles you to two exam attempts.
Does the price contain learning materials?

The learning material for Daml Fundamentals exam is for free and is covered by the Daml Fundamentals courses. 

Is there a practice test or are there retakes?

There is no practice test, and the price includes two attempts. If you need to retake the exam more than two times, you need to repurchase the exam.

What kind of exam is it?

It’s an online test consisting of a series of single choice, multiple choice, fill-in-the-gap, ordering, match, and free text questions. You can take it at any time after purchase from your browser. Once a candidate passes the exam, they will be asked to complete a mini backend-only capstone project, which is manually graded by the Digital Asset Training & Education team and based on a rubric to ensure objective and consistent scoring.

How long does the exam take?

The exams take between 60-90 minutes, depending on the exam (details in individual exam syllabus). However, preparation for a new user with zero Daml experience can take anywhere from 8 hours to a week depending on general developer and smart contract experience.

Do I have to take the test immediately after purchase?

No, you can take the test at any time after the purchase.

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