How to become YouTube Certified

Steps to become a YouTube Certified individual

Step 1: See if you're eligible

In order to be eligible for YouTube Certified, you must:

Step 2: Enroll for the certification and complete the exam

If you meet the eligibility requirements, follow the instructions below to enroll.

  1. Sign up for YouTube Certified with your Google account.
  2. Select a certification and complete the self-paced course materials for your certification track.
  3. Take the exam. You have 2 hours to take the exam. If you do not pass after the first attempt, you may retake the exam again after 24 hours.
  4. You must score 75% or higher to pass. You’ll receive an email confirming your exam completion. You can see the list of your achievements from your profile page of the learning platform.

Steps to become a YouTube Certified company

Company certification is currently on hold as we make improvements to the program. Please check back soon!


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