Prove your skills by taking our certification exams!
Starting in early 2016, cPanel University will begin unveiling courses to teach users about cPanel, WHM, and how to solve common issues. The courses will start with two tracks: Administering Servers with WHM, and Administrating a cPanel Server from the Command Line.Show All Courses (5)
The cPU Sales exams cover the features, benefits, and technical usage of cPanel & WHM. Proving you have what it takes to help sell your next cPanel & WHM server, Cloud instance, or VPS servers.Show All Courses
cPanel University was developed to provide those supporting and selling cPanel products and services with an opportunity to become certified with cPanel & WHM. By conquering the cPU Certifications, you’ll become an accredited and recognized expert of your craft.
cPanel & WHM Sales Certification (Sales)
The cPU Sales exams cover the features, benefits, and technical usage of cPanel & WHM. Proving you have what it takes to help sell your next cPanel & WHM server, Cloud instance, or VPS servers.
cPanel Professional Certification (cPC)
The cPanel Professional Certification is the first step in cPanel & WHM certification. It is designed to test your understanding of internet technologies and cPanel interface administration.
cPanel & WHM Administrator Certification (CWA)
The cPanel & WHM Administrator Certification tests your knowledge on service administration ranging from Webstack setup, Email troubleshooting, custom DNS configurations, to administrating SQL engines through WHM.
cPanel & WHM Systems Administrator I Certification (CWSA-I)
The cPanel & WHM Systems Administrator I Exam requires an indepth knowledge of managing a cPanel & WHM server from the command line. You will show your abilities utilizing our provided scripts, troubleshooting common issues, and safely making decisions that effect an entire server.
cPanel & WHM Systems Administator II Certification (CWSA-II)
The Veteran Technical Exam requires an array of expertise to complete. You will be required to prove your understanding of cPanel inside and out with the skills to conquer most issues.
Legacy Certifications are from our previous Certification Prgram. These Certifications were labeled Level 1-5 and are no longer offered. Legacy certifications are still valid until their expiry date and can be verified through our website.
Why cPanel Training?
cPanel understands that learning new software can be daunting. With a large product like cPanel & WHM, figuring out where to start can be a challenge. So we’ve created cPanel University Training Coursework. Designed to get you started and help you out along the way.
Total number of Exams taken versus passed all time.
Where will you end up?
Below is the distribution of all certifications obtained, sorted by level.
Who doesn’t like a little competition? Companies can compete against themselves, or with other companies to have the most certified technicians under their roof.
If you have forgotten your Username or Password, from the main page click "Login", then once you're redirected click the "I forgot" links beside the Username or Password field. Email your email address and the system will email your username and instructions on how to reset it.
To take a certification exam, click the registration button at the top right of the page. Each account created has one publicly available exam for the Sales Certification and the Technical Certification tracks.
The passing score for all exams is 90 percent. To help maintain the integrity of our exams, the exam will end automatically once you have missed enough questions to no longer be able to obtain the minimum passing score of 90%.
If for any reason you close the browser during your exam, you can return to http://university.cPanel.net and resume taking the exam. The test timer will remain active and you will begin at the last unanswered question.
L3 and L4 exams are available during limited offering periods such as the upcoming Global Testing Days. They are also available through in-person testing either at cPanel offices, or select venues throughout the year, such as cPanel Conference. L5 are only available through in-person testing.
Only cPanel Partner NOC's are listed on the cPanel University leaderboards. If you're not already a partner and wish to apply, please visit Partner Noc Application, if you are a Partner NOC and are not listed, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Specific Questions
No, you will need to independently research the answers after you have completed the exam. Questions are random and also rotate so they are different for everyone, preserving the integrity of each exam.
As our software evolves at a rapid pace, certificates earned are only valid for 12 months.
You may attempt each exam once every 24 hours. Each person is permitted up to 10 attempts per test, so we strongly encourage you to study between tests.
A benefit of the new system is that you are able to immediately print the certificate, or save a .pdf, to reflect passing L1 and L2 exams. You no longer have to wait on a certificate to arrive in the mail that can take a month to process. If you need a physical certificate, they are available now upon request only by emailing email@example.com. Please allow a week for processing.
In order to complete registration and activate your account, you must receive and click the link in confirmation email. If you do not act upon the confirmation email, any attempt to log in will show the account as being deactivated.
Sales: 60 minutes (with the except of the Master exam, which is 120 minutes)Technical: 60 minutes (with the except of the Master exam, which is 120 minutes)