Microsoft Certified:
Power Platform App Maker Associate

If you’re a business professional with deep expertise in your solution domain and you want to use your passion for building Microsoft Power Platform solutions to simplify, automate, and transform tasks and processes for your team, this certification is designed for you. You must have the skills to accomplish key technical business analyst tasks, such as data modeling, basic UX design, requirements analysis, and process analysis.

You fit the profile for the app maker role if you’re self-directed and solution-focused, and you work with the maker tools of Microsoft Power Platform to solve business problems. You might have experience with Visual Basic for Applications, Excel PivotTables, Teams, and other tools. Although you might not have formal IT training, you’re comfortable working with IT administrators and Microsoft Power Platform developers using technology to solve business problems. You’re responsible for:

  • Designing and creating apps and automating workflows.
  • Analyzing and visualizing data in context of an app or automated workflow.
  • Implementing and managing apps and automated workflows.

Skills Measured

  • Design solutions
  • Create solutions
  • Analyze and visualize data
  • Implement and manage solutions


  • While it is advised that you first attain a Fundamentals certification, it is not a requirement.

Required Exams / Courses

Microsoft Training Partner

PL-100 Course Dates

Power Platform Certification Paths 2023

Validate your Power Platform knowledge and skills in a specific module of the product by obtaining an official Microsoft Certification.

Listed below are all the available certifications for Power Platform with required exams and suggested courses for preparation.

Microsoft Certified
Power Platform Fundamentals
PL-900 Power Platform Fundamentals


Power Platform
App Maker Associate
PL-100 Microsoft Power Platform App Maker


Power Platform
Functional Consultant Associate
PL-200 Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant


Power BI Data Analyst Associate
PL-300: Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst


Power Platform
Developer Associate
PL-400: Microsoft Power Platform Developer


Power Platform
Power Automate RPA Developer Associate
PL-500: Microsoft Power Automate RPA Developer


Power Platform
Solutions Architect Expert
PL-600: Microsoft Power Platform Solution Architect