Google play academy

Google Play Store Listing Certificate

Built for app growth marketers, take the online training and get certified in Google Play Store Listing best practices.

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Upskill your career as an app marketer

Learn store listing best practices, directly from Google Play

Are you a mobile app or game marketer, or a developer looking to find more users, upgrade your skills, or improve your app's store listing on the Google Play Store? The training helps you best tell your app or game’s story on Google Play.

Take the training, pass the exam and earn an industry recognized certificate.

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Train up in mobile marketing essentials

This training teaches you mobile marketer's essentials and best practices to create and maintain your app or games' Google Play Store Listing. When you're ready, take the Google Play Store Listing Certificate exam, designed to test the skills of a mobile marketer who promotes their apps and games in Google Play.

Our training resources cover:

  • The mobile marketer's role in creating a store listing
  • Common store listing policy violations to avoid
  • Telling your story with your store listing assets
  • Tools to help you grow your app
  • How to market to a global audience
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Pass the exam and get certified.

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What is the exam?

The exam evaluates your knowledge of specific topics related to the Google Play Store, such as best practices and success factors. You answer questions related to this specific topic (e.g. Google Play Store Listing best practices).

Note: You need a strong and reliable internet connection to complete the exam. The exam is timed, and you cannot pause or restart it. The 5-hour timer begins immediately after you click Launch.

How much does the exam cost?

The exam is free of cost.

How does the process work?

To take the Google Play Academy Certificate exam:

  1. Complete the registration process.
    1. Read and accept the Terms and Conditions.
  2. Complete and submit the exam.

What if I don't complete the exam in the allotted time?

You have 5 hours to complete the exam. If you finish early, you can manually submit the exam. When the 5 hours end, the exam automatically submits. If the exam automatically submits, it doesn't mean that you failed the exam.

How long is a certificate valid?

Your certificate expires 12 months after the date that you received your digital badge. To renew your certificate at that time, you need to register for, and pass, the exam again.

When do I find out how I did on the exam?

After you submit your exam, you receive an immediate pass or fail confirmation.

  • If you pass, you receive an email that contains your digital badge, digital certificate, and a link to opt in to the Google Developer Alumni Directory.
  • If you fail, you receive an email that tells you when you can retake the exam.

Note: To protect the integrity of the certification, we do not communicate candidate scores, or where candidates did well or poorly on the exam.

How many attempts do I have to pass the exam?

You can attempt to pass an exam 4 times.

What if I fail?

  • If you fail your first attempt, you must wait 14 days before you take the exam again.
  • If you fail your second attempt, you must wait 2 months before you can take the exam again.
  • If you fail your third attempt you must wait 6 months before you take the exam again.