Welcome to cPanel University

Get up to speed on your knowledge of cPanel & WHM server administration, and prove yourself by getting officially certified by cPanel.


Test your skills now, or develop your skills further with the cPanel University coursework.

Tech Courses

Starting in 2016, cPanel University began unveiling courses to teach users about cPanel, WHM and how to solve common issues. The currently available courses follow two distinct tracks: Administering Servers with WHM, and Administrating a cPanel Server from the Command Line.

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Sales Courses

The cPU Sales courses cover the features, benefits, and technical usage of cPanel & WHM. Prove you have what it takes to help sell your next cPanel & WHM server, cloud instance, or VPS servers.

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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.

  1. cPanel & WHM Sales Certification (Sales)

    The cPU Sales course covers the features, benefits, and fundamental usage of cPanel & WHM. Prove you have what it takes to help sell your next cPanel & WHM server, cloud instance, or VPS server.

  2. Coming Soon!
    cPanel Professional Certification (cPC)

    The cPanel Professional Certification is the first step in technical cPanel & WHM certification. We designed it to test your understanding of internet technologies and cPanel interface administration.

  3. cPanel & WHM Administrator Certification (CWA)

    The cPanel & WHM Administrator Certification tests your knowledge on service administration, ranging from Webstack setup, to Email troubleshooting, to custom DNS configurations, to administrating SQL engines through WHM.

  4. cPanel & WHM Systems Administrator I Certification (CWSA-I)

    The cPanel & WHM Systems Administrator I Exam requires an in-depth knowledge of managing a cPanel & WHM server from the command line. You will show your abilities using our provided scripts, troubleshooting common issues, and safely making decisions that affect an entire server.

  5. Planned!
    cPanel & WHM Systems Administrator 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.

  6. New!
    Version Certification

    Starting in 2017, cPanel University began offering a conference-exclusive way of certifying yourself as current with cPanel & WHM's latest features, providing attendees a way of proving their administrative capabilities on modern cPanel environments. cPanel Conference 2017 is over, but look for us in 2018, and keep an eye on those release notes!


Our certification exams let you know that you have qualified personnel. Our cPanel University coursework will be great for filling in the gaps in your employees knowledge and onboarding new members of your team.

In the cPanel Partner NOC program? Contact your Account Manager to find out about other, personalized training options provided by cPanel.

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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.

Exams Taken

Total number of Exams taken versus passed all time.

Passed 3094 21%
Not Passed 11446 79%
Level Distribution

The distribution of all certifications obtained, sorted by level.

cPC 0 0%
CWA 806 26%
CWSA-I 309 10%
Version 2017 33 1%
Sales 1942 63%


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.


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