As a certification that requires foundation level skills, the SAP Certified Development Associate certification demonstrates a professional's ability to manage and execute key business processes. The most qualified individuals work as consultants or developers helping clients or employers. With this certification, candidates are validated as having the skills needed to understand SAP application development. Additionally, a SAP Certified Development Associate has the knowledge necessary to implement these applications into projects.
The available tracks for this certification include, but are not limited to, SAP Business All-in-One, Sybase, SAP Business One, and SAP NetWeaver. Certification requires passing the exam for any of the available tracks. Although training is available for the exams, it is not required.