About this Course

Code TPCRT-450
Duration 1 Day

Are you ready to take the next step in your career by becoming a Certified Platform Developer 1? By covering the details around the exam objectives, this course will help hone your problem-solving skills and reinforce your knowledge of key topics. A mock exam at the end of the course will help you assess your readiness.


  • A student attending this course should generally have one to two years of experience as a developer and at least six months of experience on the Force.com platform.

Who should attend?

  • This course is intended for an individual who has experience developing and deploying basic business logic and user interfaces using the programmatic capabilities of the Force.com platform, including practical application of the skills and concepts noted in the exam objectives below.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Describe the structure of the exam and the exam’s objectives.
  • List the most heavily weighted exam objectives.
  • Describe key features of the Force.com programming languages, including: Apex, SOQL, SOSL, and Visualforce.
  • Explain important Force.com concepts, such as the testing framework, governor limits, and the save order of execution.
  • Explain the ALM of a Salesforce development project.


Introduction to the Course and the Exam

  • Introduction to AW Computing
  • Introduction to the Platform Developer 1 Certification

Salesforce Fundamentals

Database Modeling and Management

  • Modeling data
  • Managing data

Logic and Process Automation (Part 1)

  • Working with Formulas and Rollup Summary Fields
  • Working with Basic Constructs in Apex
  • Working with SOQL
  • Working with SOSL
  • Working with DML
  • Working with Exceptions and Governor Limits

Logic and Process Automation (Part 2)

  • Working with Apex Classes
  • Working with Apex Triggers
  • Describing the Save Order of Execution

User Interface

  • Working with Visualforce Pages
  • Working with Visualforce Controllers
  • Working with the Lightning Component Framework


  • Describing the Testing Framework and Requirements
  • Creating Test Data and Tests
  • Executing a Test
  • Testing Considerations

Debug and Deployment Tools

  • Debugging
  • Deploying

Certification Preparation Resources

1 Day

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

Find dates and prices

Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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