Google Play Console

Google Play Store Listing Certificate

Showcase your app growth and user acquisition skills with our industry-recognized certification.

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Learn in-demand skills in app growth and installs

Get store listing best practices, directly from Google Play

Are you a mobile developer, marketer, or entrepreneur looking to grow your user base, upgrade your skills, or improve your app's store listing?

Take this course to learn how to create a policy-compliant store listing in Google Play Console that increases app installs and conversions.

New course content

We've updated our training and exam to include the latest Google Play Console growth tools.

What you'll learn

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Getting started with the basics

Learn how to publish a store listing, including the basics requirements that apply to every app or game listing.

Analyze and explore opportunities

Find out how users are discovering your listing, and learn how to test which elements are driving the most user acquisition.

Best practices for creating your store listing

Take your store listing to the next level with a consistent, benefit-focused brand story.

Drive user acquisition through custom store listings

Boost app visibility to attract new users and engage existing ones with custom store listings.

Path to app and career growth

Fast track your digital mobile marketing goals

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Grow or sharpen your app marketing skills

Learn new skills with our trainings.

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Get certified

Pass the exam and get certified.

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Explore FAQ for certification

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 36 months after you receive your digital badge. To renew your certification, you will need to 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.