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)
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.
The cPU Technical Exams were developed to establish reputable and professional standards in cPanel & WHM Linux-based troubleshooting and support, helping to prove you have the razorsharp technical chops required for current or future employers and clients. Test questions range from general Linux knowledge to in-depth cPanel & WHM troubleshooting tools and techniques.
Level 1: Base
The Base Technical Exam is the first step in cPanel & WHM Certification and is designed to test your basic cPanel & WHM and Linux skills, ranging from services and system commands to log locations and ports used.
Level 2: Professional
Test questions on the Professional exam range from cPanel DNS cluster configuration to technical log file knowledge and troubleshooting skills. You must possess exceptionally high skills in Linux operating systems, the web hosting industry, and virtualization.
Level 3: Expert
The Expert 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.
Level 4: Veteran
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.
Level 5: Master
The Master Technical Exam is the final and hardest test in the entire series. You will need to demonstrate your mastery of cPanel and Linux along with advanced Perl knowledge.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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)