SAP Certification Validity

C_TS4C_2021 – SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP S/4HANA Cloud, essentials edition implementation with SAP Activate


  • The “SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP S/4HANA Cloud, essentials edition implementation with SAP Activate” certification exam validates that the candidate possesses the fundamental and core knowledge required to support SAP S/4HANA Cloud. This certification is designed for the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Project Manager, customer Key User or the solution architect to prove that he/she has an overall understanding and in-depth skills to participate in his/her role as a member of an SAP S/4HANA Cloud implementation project. This is an entry level certification. Implementation and line of business consultants are not required to take this exam, as the implementation and business consultant profile should focus on the SAP S/4HANA Cloud, essentials edition lines of business exams available for Procurement, Professional Services, Finance, Manufacturing, Enterprise Asset Management, Supply Chain, Warehouse Management, Service Management and Sales. This exam is a prerequisite for Project Managers, Architects and Key Users who would like to attend SAP Education’s Hands-On Learning course: HOS4C: SAP S/4HANA Cloud Implementation Workshop (


  • To ensure success, SAP recommends combining education courses and hands-on experience to prepare for your certification exam as questions will test your ability to apply the knowledge you have gained in training.
  • You are not allowed to use any reference materials during the certification test (no access to online documentation or to any SAP system).

Topic Areas

Please see below the list of topics that may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.

  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud Overview and SAP Fiori Launchpad Applications> 12%
  • Data Migration> 12%
  • Configuration> 12%
  • Cloud Security, GDPR, and Access Management8% – 12%

General Information

Exam Preparation

All SAP consultant certifications are available as Cloud Certifications in the Certification Hub and can be booked with product code CER006. With CER006 – SAP Certification in the Cloud, you can take up to six exams attempts of your choice in one year – from wherever and whenever it suits you! Test dates can be chosen and booked individually.

Each specific certification comes with its own set of preparation tactics. We define them as “Topic Areas” and they can be found on each exam description. You can find the number of questions, the duration of the exam, what areas you will be tested on, and recommended course work and content you can reference.

Certification exams might contain unscored items that are being tested for upcoming releases of the exam. These unscored items are randomly distributed across the certification topics and are not counted towards the final score. The total number of items of an examination as advertised in the Training Shop is never exceeded when unscored items are used.

Please be aware that the professional- level certification also requires several years of practical on-the-job experience and addresses real-life scenarios.

For more information refer to our FAQs.

  • SAP Global Certification FAQ – Overview
  • SAP Global Certification FAQ – Exam Process
  • SAP Global Certification FAQ – Post-Exam Process

Safeguarding the Value of Certification

SAP Education has worked hard together with the Certification & Enablement Influence Council to enhance the value of certification and improve the exams. An increasing number of customers and partners are now looking towards certification as a reliable benchmark to safeguard their investments. Unfortunately, the increased demand for certification has brought with it a growing number of people who to try and attain SAP certification through unfair means. This ongoing issue has prompted SAP Education to place a new focus on test security. Please take a look at our post to understand what you can do to help to protect the credibility of your certification status.

Our Certification Test Security Guidelines will help you as test taker to understand the testing experience.

  • Security Guidelines

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