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Certification Preparation for Platform Developer I (CRT-450)

Course Details
Code: CRT-450
Tuition (USD): $900.00 • Classroom (1 day)
$900.00 • Virtual (1 day)
Course Details
GSA (USD): $816.12 • Classroom (1 day)
$816.12 • Virtual (1 day)

Are you ready to take the next step in your career by becoming a Salesforce 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.

Skills Gained

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

Who Can Benefit

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 platform, including practical application of the skills and concepts noted in the exam objectives below.


It is not necessary to possess any Salesforce credentials before attending this course or sitting for the Salesforce Platform Developer 1 Certification; however, we recommend the following experience:

  • 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 platform.

Course Details

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

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