Academy for Ads achievements and certifications
At the end of each learning path, you'll be able to take an assessment. When you pass the assessment, you'll earn the achievement or certification for that topic.
When you sign up for Academy for Ads, you'll get access to achievements, certifications, and related study materials.
An achievement in Academy for Ads is a recognition you'll get when you pass the final assessment in a learning path. Think of achievements as milestones on your way to learning new skills. While achievements aren't formal accreditations, they're required in order to proceed toward any of the certifications available in Academy for Ads.
Certifications are granted when you pass one or more assessments that meet the qualifications for the certification. A certification is a professional accreditation that Google offers to individuals who demonstrate proficiency in basic and advanced aspects of ads on Google.
You can view and print your achievements and certifications in your Academy for Ads Profile.
To earn an achievement and/or a certification:
- Go to a learning path.
- Prepare for the assessment by taking the activities contained within the path.
- Take any associated assessment(s).
- When you pass the assessment, you'll earn an achievement or certification that you can view and print on your profile page.
Steps to print your achievements and certifications:
- Sign in to Academy for Ads.
- Click your icon in the upper right, then click My Profile.
- Scroll to the Achievements and/or Certifications sections. You'll see any achievements and certifications you've earned.
- View your achievement or certification by clicking the name.
- To print or download your achievement or certification, click the Print Certificate button.
You can also print your achievement or certification immediately after passing the assessment.
How Google Ads certification works
When you sign up for Academy for Ads, you'll get access to our certification assessments and related study materials.
You need to pass 2 of the Google Ads certification assessments to become Google Ads certified – the Google Ads Fundamentals assessment and one of the following: Search Advertising, Display Advertising, Mobile Advertising, Video Advertising, or Shopping Advertising.