Salesforce Developer Course Overview

The Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification Training helps you explore everything from understanding basic Salesforce concepts to building apps on the platform, setting up security and access permissions, and creating workflow automation procedures. The course also prepares you for the Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification Exam.

Salesforce Developer Certification Key Features

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  • 10 hours of e-learning content
  • Course aligned with the official Salesforce Certification Guide
  • 4 projects, 15 case studies, 4 simulation tests, 14 quizzes & more
  • Course completion certificate

Skills Covered

  • Field types
  • Buttons links and actions
  • Salesforce objects and chatter
  • Deploy applications on Forcecom
  • Visual Workflow
  • Process Builder Schema builder
  • Security controls
  • Validation rules
  • Sandbox
  • Dashboards
  • Lightning components

Benefits

Salesforce is the world’s number one customer relationship management (CRM) tool and its global market share is more than 51 percent. By 2022, the Salesforce industry is expected to create 3.3 million jobs across the world getting certified in Salesforce will qualify you for one of them.

  • Designation
  • Annual Salary
  • Hiring Companies

Training Options

Self-Paced Learning

$ 599

  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced elearning content curated by industry experts
  • 15 industry case studies on real business problems
  • 4 hands-on projects to perfect the skills learnt
  • 4 simulation test papers for self-assessment
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

Salesforce Developer Course Curriculum

Eligibility

This Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification course is suitable for individuals looking to build a career in Salesforce, app developers, system administrators, sales representatives, and product managers.
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Pre-requisites

There are no prerequisites for the Salesforce App Builder training or to take the Salesforce DEV 401 examination.
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Course Content

  • Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder

    Preview
    • Lesson 00: Introduction to Salesforce App Builder Course

      18:41Preview
      • 0.1 Salesforce App Builder Certification: Course Introduction
        05:59
      • 0.2 Exam Details
        12:42
    • Lesson 01: Introduction to Salesforce

      32:54Preview
      • 1.01 Learning Objectives
        01:13
      • 1.02 Cloud Basics
        06:08
      • 1.03 Salesforce Introduction
        03:16
      • 1.04 Introduction to CRM
        05:17
      • 1.05 Salesforce Offerings
        13:42
      • 1.06 Creating a Salesforce Account
        01:50
      • 1.07 Summary
        01:28
    • Lesson 02: Organisational Setup

      01:11:14Preview
      • 2.01 Learning Objectives
        04:09
      • 2.02 Org Introduction
        02:28
      • 2.03 Salesforce Classic vs. Lightning
        06:50
      • 2.04 Lightning Features
        05:25
      • 2.05 Creating Developer Account and Accessing Lightning Console
        01:49
      • 2.06 Lightning Experience Transition Assistant
        05:40
      • 2.07 Summary
        01:46
      • 2.08 Demo - Creating a SF Acct App Setup
        12:09
      • 2.09 Demo - Knowing Your Lightning Console
        15:34
      • 2.10 Demo - Moving from Classic to Lightning
        15:24
    • Lesson 03: Data Modeling and Management

      02:07:31Preview
      • 3.01 Learning Objectives
        02:04
      • 3.02 Standard and Custom Objects
        05:20
      • 3.03 Creating Custom Objects
        10:10
      • 3.04 Tabs
        02:10
      • 3.05 Create Tabs
        04:19
      • 3.06 Fields
        07:53
      • 3.07 Create Fields
        04:19
      • 3.08 API Name
        00:59
      • 3.09 Global Picklist
        02:15
      • 3.10 Use Global Picklist in Objects
        01:06
      • 3.11 Field Dependencies
        03:58
      • 3.12 Data Types
        02:03
      • 3.13 Define Formula Expression
        02:50
      • 3.14 Functions
        05:10
      • 3.15 Create Formula Fields
        01:00
      • 3.16 Roll-up Summaries
        01:25
      • 3.17 Create Roll-up Summary Field
        01:41
      • 3.18 Object Relationships
        08:11
      • 3.19 Create Master-Detail Relationship
        01:30
      • 3.20 Schema Builder
        02:08
      • 3.21 Summary
        01:53
      • 3.22 Demo One- Creating Custom Objects and Fields
        16:12
      • 3.23 Demo Two- Customizing Objects and Fields
        25:06
      • 3.24 Demo Three- Creating Validation Rules and Field Relationships
        13:49
    • Lesson 04: Security and Access

      01:11:19Preview
      • 4.01 Learning Objectives
        01:45
      • 4.02 Data Access
        07:08
      • 4.03 Organization Wide Defaults (OWD)
        01:53
      • 4.04 Sharing Settings
        00:40
      • 4.05 Access Levels in OWD
        06:22
      • 4.06 Grant Access Using Hierarchies
        03:50
      • 4.07 Role and Role Hierarchy
        01:51
      • 4.08 Working with Role
        02:55
      • 4.09 Summary
        00:49
      • 4.10 Permission Sets
        05:17
      • 4.11 Sharing Rules
        07:49
      • 4.12 Demo One- Working on OWD
        05:16
      • 4.13 Demo Two- Permission Sets
        06:34
      • 4.14 Demo Three- Security Deep Dive
        19:10
    • Lesson 05: Process Automation

      01:37:57Preview
      • 5.01 Learning Objectives
        03:33
      • 5.02 Process Automation
        02:37
      • 5.03 WorkFlow
        08:51
      • 5.04 Workflow Rules
        03:08
      • 5.05 Workflow Rules Limitations
        02:34
      • 5.06 Create Workflow Rules
        06:27
      • 5.07 Configure Tasks for Workflow Rules
        01:58
      • 5.08 Configuring E-mail Alerts for Workflow Rules
        03:56
      • 5.09 Configuring Field Updates for Workflows
        05:38
      • 5.10 Асtivаting and Monitoring the Wоrkflоw Rule
        01:23
      • 5.11 Understanding Cross-object Field Updates
        02:46
      • 5.12 Process Builder
        03:39
      • 5.13 Configure Process Builder
        04:06
      • 5.14 Flows
        06:08
      • 5.15 Launch a Flow from Page
        01:32
      • 5.16 Summary
        01:00
      • 5.17 Demo One- Creating Flows
        09:09
      • 5.18 Demo Two- Workflow Creation and Configuration
        08:42
      • 5.19 Demo Three- Process Builder Creation and Configuration
        08:16
      • 5.20 Demo Four- Flows and Configuration
        06:43
      • 5.21 Demo Five- Adding Screen Flow Using Buttons
        05:51
    • Lesson 06: Lightning App Builder

      01:04:49Preview
      • 6.01 Learning Objectives
        02:42
      • 6.02 Single-Page Application (SPA)
        02:01
      • 6.03 Browsers and Devices for Lightning Experience
        01:41
      • 6.04 Desktop Mobile Apps
        04:54
      • 6.05 Lightning App Builder
        07:21
      • 6.06 Lightning Components and Console
        01:33
      • 6.07 Types of Components
        11:11
      • 6.08 Custom Component
        01:02
      • 6.09 Package or Custom Lightning Component
        03:13
      • 6.10 App Builder User Interface
        01:35
      • 6.11 Best Practices for Building Lightning Pages
        03:41
      • 6.12 Summary
        01:15
      • 6.13 Demo One- Creating Lightning Apps
        14:17
      • 6.14 Demo Two- Adding Standard Components to Lightning Pages
        08:23
    • Lesson 07: Lightning App

      40:30Preview
      • 7.01 Learning Objectives
        00:35
      • 7.02 Lightning Page Types
        02:31
      • 7.03 Create Lightning Home Page
        01:16
      • 7.04 Create Lightning App Page
        02:14
      • 7.05 Create Lightning Record Page
        02:12
      • 7.06 Rolling out Custom Pages to users
        03:26
      • 7.07 Summary
        00:35
      • 7.08 Demo- Creating Lightning Home - Record - App Pages
        16:16
      • 7.09 Demo One- Assigning Rolling Out Pages to Users and Apps
        11:25
    • Lesson 08 Lightning Web Components

      26:38Preview
      • 8.01 Learning Objectives
        00:49
      • 8.02 Lightning Web Component
        01:08
      • 8.03 My Domain
        03:20
      • 8.04 Installing a Custom LWC
        03:20
      • 8.05 Environment for LWC Development
        01:46
      • 8.06 Add LWC to App - Home - Record page
        00:50
      • 8.07 Summary
        00:55
      • 8.08 Demo One- Creating My domain and Lightening Web Component
        07:20
      • 8.09 Demo Two- Adding LWC to your App Home Record Page
        07:10
    • Lesson 09: Lightning Reports and Dashboards

      01:59:10Preview
      • 9.01 Learning Objectives
        03:17
      • 9.02 Reports
        07:27
      • 9.03 Types of Reports
        06:44
      • 9.04 Lightning Report Builder
        07:05
      • 9.05 Filters
        05:48
      • 9.06 Creating Charts
        01:24
      • 9.07 Sharing Report
        02:36
      • 9.08 Exporting Reports
        03:00
      • 9.09 Dashboards
        06:38
      • 9.10 Dashboards Subscription
        01:44
      • 9.11 Summary
        00:55
      • 9.12 Demo- Creating Dashboards
        15:22
      • 9.13 Demo- Creating Reports
        31:28
      • 9.14 Demo - Managing Reports and Dashboards
        25:42
    • Lesson 10 App Deployment

      46:39Preview
      • 10.01 Learning Objectives
        03:57
      • 10.02 Deployment Basics
        04:23
      • 10.03 Change Sets
        03:03
      • 10.04 Create Sandbox
        05:34
      • 10.05 Deploy Change Sets
        09:13
      • 10.06 ANT Tool
        02:23
      • 10.07 Install ANT Tool
        00:39
      • 10.08 ANT Tool Configuration
        02:42
      • 10.09 Deployment using ANT
        00:28
      • 10.10 Summary
        00:46
      • 10.11 Demo- Creating a Sandbox and Change Set for Deployment
        13:31

Projects

  • Project 1

    Implementing a student performance tracking system

    With Salesforce’s Lightning platform feature, use the Process Builder to build an app that tracks college students’ performance and automatically alerts the instructor if a student fails.

  • Project 2

    Implement a process to discount and track business entries

    Help a mobile company track various business entries posted by its clients and users through charts on the Salesforce mobile app and provide it to the field-level users on mobile devices.

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Salesforce Developer Exam & Certification

Salesforce Platform App Builder Certificate
  • How do you become a Certified Salesforce App Builder?

    To become a Certified Salesforce App Builder, you must pass the Salesforce App Builder (DEV 401) Exam.

    Step 1: Complete this training course.
    Step 2: Visit certification.salesforce.com and register to take the DEV 401 exam.
    Step 3: Pass the exams to become certified.

  • What are the prerequisites for Salesforce App Builder certification?

    There are no prerequisites for this course or to take the Salesforce DEV 401 examination.

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    • Complete 85% of the course.
    • Complete 1 Project and simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.

  • Do you provide any practice tests as a part of this course?

    Yes, we provide 1 practice test as part of our course to help you prepare for the actual certification exam. You can try this free Salesforce Platform App Builder Practice Test to understand the type of tests that are part of the course curriculum.

  • Which topics will be covered in this new Salesforce App Builder Certification?

    Learners taking the Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification exam should have proficiency in the following topics, each topic is provided with its corresponding exam weight:

    • Salesforce fundamentals - 8%
    • Data modeling and management - 20%
    • Security - 10%
    • Business logic and process automation - 27%
    • Social - 3%
    • User interface - 14%
    • Reporting - 5%
    • Mobile - 5%
    • App development - 8%
       

  • How many questions are there in the Salesforce Developer Certification exam? What is the passing score?

    The exam is online-based, with a total of 60 multiple-choice questions. The test lasts for about 90 minutes. All candidates must get a minimum passing score of 68%.
     

  • What is the exam fee?

    The registration fee for this exam is USD$200 and the retake fee is USD$100 for each subsequent attempt.

  • I want to know more about the Salesforce Certification Program, who do I contact?

    To learn more about the Salesforce Developer Certification Program, please visit the following link: https://www.simplilearn.com/salesforce/salesforce-developer-training
     

  • How do I become a Salesforce Developer?

    To become a salesforce developer one needs to understand basic concepts and skills required for the role. Our salesforce developer certification course helps you gain everything from salesforce fundamentals to creating apps on the platforms, designing workflow automation processes, and working on access permissions. This training prepares you for the Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification Exam which is considered the gold standard for the salesforce developer role.

Salesforce Developer Certification Reviews

  • Vishal Aldoncar

    Vishal Aldoncar

    Team Lead - Cubify at 3D Systems India Pvt. Ltd

    1) Very Interactive 2) Help available outside the session through email 3) Video recording and notes sharing 4) Q & A Sessions 5) Assignments to gain hands-on experience 6) Real-time examples

  • Prasad Utukuri

    Prasad Utukuri

    Technology Lead & Delivery Management

    The SalesForce training from Simplilearn is designed to be student-friendly. The practical approach has enabled me to improve real-time performance. The content is well-structured.

  • Anil Moka

    Anil Moka

    Salesforce Administrator at ReachLocal

    This has been a very good learning experience, and the trainers were excellent.

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Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

Salesforce Developer Training FAQs

  • I want to know more about the training program. Whom do I contact?

    Please join our Live Chat for instant support, call us, or Request a Call Back to have your query resolved.

  • How is Salesforce Developer 401 different from Salesforce Platform App Builder?

    Salesforce replaced the Developer 401 Certification in September 2015 with the new Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification. The new Salesforce Developer course is considered the starting point for beginners and potential developers on the platform. The course covers the core concepts that you need to understand in order to pass the Platform App Builder Certification Exam.
     

  • Who are the instructors and how are they selected?

    All of our highly qualified trainers are industry experts with years of relevant industry experience working with front-end development technology. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process before they are certified to train for us, including profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty.
     

  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, you can view our refund policy.
     

  • What is Salesforce used for?

    Salesforce is the industry-leading customer relationship management (CRM) platform based on cloud principles. Salesforce is primarily used to develop and distribute custom applications via a variety of software solutions and platform offerings. Organizations can use salesforce services to attract more customers using effective digital marketing campaigns. Our salesforce developer course helps you learn the creating and deploying applications on the Salesforce platform.

  • Is the Salesforce Developer course difficult to learn?

    Salesforce developer course instructors are dynamic and qualified professionals having ample training experience. They gauge students’ needs, learning capability, and grasping power and subsequently they teach each and every concept in simple layman's terms. Course content is designed to encompass a perfect blend of theoretical and practical knowledge and delivered in an interactive manner.

  • Is Salesforce Development a good career option?

    Digital transformation has set the demand for cloud professionals to skyrocket particularly with experience in developing the world’s most popular CRM. An estimate suggests that  3.3 million new jobs will be created by 2022 in the Salesforce ecosystem. Moreover, a recent report indicates the soaring demands for Salesforce Developers, stating that “Demand for Salesforce talent is outpacing supply”. Looking at the growth and demand it is the best time to enter this field. We recommend you opt for our salesforce developer certification course to gain essential skills and start your career as a Salesforce developer.

  • How do beginners learn Salesforce Development?

    Salesforce platform is super user-friendly and designed such that even beginners can easily get familiar with its features and functionality. Candidates who are new to the salesforce platform and interested in a promising career in Salesforce can enroll in our Salesforce developer training program and achieve gold standard certifications to validate or assess their skills.

  • Is the Salesforce Developer certification worth it?

    Salesforce expertise is in high demand these days as many companies are relying on cloud-based CRM solutions to offer the best-in-class customer service. The Salesforce developer certification will benchmark your skills in building and deploying business logic and user interfaces using the programmatic capabilities of the Lightning Platform. So, now is the right time to take Simplilearn’s Salesforce developer training and take your career ahead.

  • What are the job roles available after getting a Salesforce Developer certification?

    A Salesforce developer certification can help you explore a number of job roles like a platform app builder, platform developer, B2C commerce developer, JavaScript developer, marketing cloud developer, and industries CPQ developer. 

  • What does a Salesforce Developer do?

    Salesforce Developer job resembles that of other technology developers namely Java developer, .NET Developer, or a Full-stack Developer. They conceptualize, design, develop and maintain a complete application. However, they have an advantage over other developers due to the plenty of customized solutions available on the Salesforce platform.  Our salesforce developer certification course enables you to gain the best skills required to handle all phases of the software development cycle using cloud technologies.

  • What skills should a Salesforce Developer know?

    A Salesforce developer is an important role and is expected to have skills such as a thorough understanding of all CRM fundamentals, the Salesforce platform, and its services, good scripting knowledge particularly in Apex, SOQL, lightning app builder, lightning web component web, and the right judgment to use the correct tool. A Salesforce developer certification course can impart all essential skills in a short time.

  • What industries use Salesforce most?

    Companies of each and every sector require powerful customer relationship management platforms. Salesforce is the best platform and CRM service provider opted by industrial sectors such as manufacturing, automotive, higher education, financial services, retail, and media. Enroll in our Salesforce developer course now and dive into any industry of your choice.

  • Which companies hire Salesforce Developers?

    Salesforce is a widely used platform in fact over 150,000 companies including big and small have opted for Salesforce platform services. Some of the well-known include AWS, AT&T, 3M, ABB, Adidas, IBM, Paypal, NBC, American Express, and so on. Our salesforce developer certification course is the best way to get into this aspiring field and pave your way as a successful Salesforce developer.

  • What book do you suggest reading for Salesforce Development?

    Our salesforce developer training is best in class to acquire all fundamentals and skill sets on your own schedule. The course is articulated considering the modern trends and practices in the Salesforce space. However, if you still wish to refer to some books for further insights, here are a few picks

    • Salesforce for Beginners, A step-by-step guide to creating, managing, and automating sales and marketing processes - Sharif Shaalan
    • Practical Salesforce Development Without Code: Building Declarative Solutions on the Salesforce Platform - Philip Weinmeister
    • Lightning Sales Ops: Building Salesforce for Sales Development Teams - Matt Bertuzzi

  • What is the pay scale of Salesforce Professional across the world?

    Salesforce developer certification is highly valued across industries worldwide. It enables faster growth in your career and enhances your earning potential. Here is a list of annual salaries (average) for salesforce developers in some of the popular countries:

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