Your Cheat Sheet to Passing the Quick Base Certification Exam

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Aug 2, 2018
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Your Cheat Sheet to Passing the Quick Base Certification Exam

So, you’ve decided to get Quick Base Certified.  Earning this accreditation verifies your Quick Base expertise and boosts your resume, which can help grow your career and get you recognition for your skills.   

But what does it take to pass the exam?  We’ve compiled a list of resources to help you prepare before you hit the ‘start’ button.   By reviewing these resources, you’ll have a strong understanding of what to expect and review the most important Quick Base concepts needed to get certified. Since your time is limited, consider this your shortcut to certification!

First stop: Quick Base University

These online courses and lessons should be your first stop when preparing for your certification exam. There is no cost as all our eLearning is included with your subscription. Complete them and you’ll be well on your way!  A few courses and resources you might consider reviewing are: 


Building an App – Adding Relationships 

Using Email Notifications, Subscriptions, and Reminders 


Using Relationships to Solve Complex Problems  

Quick Base University Resources: 

Certification Overview 

View the Curriculum App (many of these topics are on the exam) 

Monthly Certification Prep Sessions

If you’re planning to take the App Builder Certification, this recurring live training is for you.  In this one-hour session, we’ll cover exam taking tips, complex relationships in Quick Base, important terminology, and other topics we’ve heard exam takers have struggled with to help you gain a better understanding of the Certification Program and enter the exam knowing exactly what to expect. We’ll also review exam registration and navigation, and allow time for questions and answers.  These live online events are included with your subscription! 

Register for a Prep Session here
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Recorded EMPOWER Certification Prep Session

Every year, we hear from our attendees that learning from peers is one of the most valuable aspects of EMPOWER, our annual user conference.  Freddie Sabbs hosted a session in 2018 for those interested in taking the App Builder Certification exam.  Watch it to get ready for yours!  The video also comes with 2 downloadable PDFs, including the slides from the event and a handout focusing on key topics to help you pass the App Builder exam.

Related Help Topics for the Empower Certification Prep Course: 

Managing an Application’s File Attachments 

About List-User Fields 

Set Record Picker Display Fields 

View the course
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Have you met Kirk?

Nothing beats having a 1:1 resource to answer your questions and receive direct help. Check out these twice-weekly webinars with Kirk Trachy for how-to open Q&A sessions – you’re encouraged to ask any questions you like! Kirk will talk about and model answers to your questions, and build apps and incorporate requests on-the-fly. Kirk insists “it’s the most fun you can have… all day long!”

Register for an upcoming Q&A webinar here
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Don’t forget the Community & Online Help

When in doubt… check out what other people are asking. Most likely there’s already an answer to your question on the Quick Base Community.  If you don’t see what you’re looking for, create your own thread and ask away!  We have thousands of active users who are willing to help and have lots of advice and creative tips to help you make the most of your Quick Base apps.  This is a great resource to tap while studying for your Certification Exam.  (And don’t forget about online help! There’s lots of information on how to use Quick Base documented there.) 

Go to Community
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Visit Online Help
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Ready… Set… Go!

There you have it! By investing a few hours to complete these tasks, you’ll be in a great place to pass the certification exam with flying colors.  As always, if you need more help you can reach out to us at any time.   


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