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SAP Certified Application Associate - SAP S/4HANA Asset Management
Preparation Guide for SAP S/4HANA Asset Management Fundamentals
Associate level Certification Exam for SAP Professionals
SAP Certified Application Associate - SAP S/4HANA Asset Management certification exam is for the candidates looking for a career as SAP HANA Technology Consultant. This exam is targeted to the candidates from business consulting with a knowledge of Asset Management and wants to build their career as an SAP HANA Consultant.
SAP S/4HANA Asset Management Certification exam verifies the candidate’s knowledge in the area of the SAP S/4HANA Asset Management fundamentals and his proficiency in Asset Management process. Also the exam validates if the candidate has the capability and the skills (functional and technical both) to implement SAP S/4HANA with a focus on Access Management.
Aim of the Certificate Exam
- Provide individuals with a mark of excellence that is extremely recognized by the clients and seeks within across the industries
- Differentiate individual in a crowded job market
- Empower individuals to execute tasks with confidence and skill
Following are the quick details related to the SAP Certified Application Associate - Management Accounting with SAP ERP 6.0 EhP7 Certification Exam
Exam Name: SAP Certified Application Associate - SAP S/4HANA Asset Management
Exam Code: C_TS413_1809
Language: English, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, German
Number of Questions: 80 Questions
Duration: 180 minutes
Cut Score: 60%
Exam type: Multiple Choice Questions
Exam Price: $550 (USD)
Exam Mode: On-line Proctored Exam. Candidates can take the examination from any place any time as per their convenience. SAP also has the option for the candidates to give exams on-site at any of the SAP training centre.
Exam Registration: Certifications are now available on cloud in certification hub enabling the candidates to book the examination date individually based on the product code.
Valid Attempts: Candidates can attempt up to 6 times within the 12 months of their subscription. Each retake counts as an attempt. Candidates are allowed to attempt a specific exam a maximum of 3 times. If candidate is not able to clear within 3 attempts, one need to re-register for the next exam release.
Exam Scores: The score will be notified on-line immediately after finishing the exam. After passing the exam, an SAP Global Certification digital badge will be sent to the registered email ID.
This certificate verifies the fundamental knowledge of candidate to become a SAP consultant ensuring if the candidate has in-depth knowledge to participate in on premise implementation project team of S/4HANA and is skilled enough to practically applying the knowledge gained through SAP HANA pieces of training and practical experience of working within the projects.
This certificate is a recommended certification and an entry level qualification for SAP S/4HANA Consultants.
Topics to Cover
SAP S/4HANA exam is designed based on the implementations, management and customization areas which covers the entire SAP S/4HANA Technology with Asset Management. Following are the major topics along with their weight-age in the examination, giving you a clear view of which topics, you should focus on for the certification. Note: SAP reserves the right to change and update the content (topics, items and weight-age) at any point or time.
Corrective Maintenance - Web and SAP GUI: More than 12% Knowledge of describing and implementing the process of corrective maintenance using traditional and FIORI-based applications.
Technical Objects: More than 12% Knowledge of describing and implementing technical asset structures with fundamental concepts and empowering the integrations of key applications.
Preventive Maintenance: More than 12% Ability to describe the methods for preventive maintenance using various maintenance plans like task lists, single-cycle, time-based strategy and performance-based strategy.
Organizational Units and Master Data: 8 to 12% Knowledge to implement and describe necessary organizational units regarding integrations into general logistics and accounting units.
Mobile Maintenance: Less than 8% Ability to define the features and requirements for Mobile application for SAP S/4HANA Asset Management.
Project Oriented Maintenance: Less than 8% Ability to implement various scenarios for project oriented maintenance.
Refurbishment of Spare Parts: Less than 8% Knowledge of describing and implementing internal and external refurbishment process of spare parts.
SAP S/4HANA OP Overview: Less than 8% Knowledge to describe scope of SAP S/4HANA on premise solution in details for Asset Management solution and innovations.
Breakdown Maintenance: Less than 8% Ability to describe and implement the breakdown maintenance process using traditional and FIORI-based applications.
Maintenance Processing: Less than 8% Knowledge to describe different approaches to process maintenance in conjunction with use of different UI.
User Interface and User Experience: Less than 8% Knowledge to UI technologies and client types used with SAP S/4HANA Asset Management.
Analytics: Less than 8% Knowledge of various options for embedded analytics in asset management for SAP S/4HANA.
Based on the above-mentioned syllabus and their related weight-age, it is clear that there is no one topic a candidate should focus on or a candidate can leave while preparing for the examination. It is important for the candidate to go through and be proficient in each and every topic.
The SAP Education has created this certification exam for the assessment of SAP skills, such assessments are defined based on the understanding of SAP S/4HANA Asset Management. The SAP offers certification for associate, professional, and master levels, they have defined this certification levels considering the candidate’s actual experience and domain expertise.
The questions during the examination are more on the practical side and candidates have to address the real-world problems rather than just answering the theoretical questions. But, its utmost important to have a strong understanding of the basic concepts of SAP S/4HANA and Asset Management. Hence, it is recommended for the candidates to start preparations with following books
- S4130: Business Process in SAP S/4HANA Access Management
- S4131: Managing Technical Objects
- S4132: Preventive Maintenance in SAP S/4HANA
- S4133: Customizing in S/4HANA Asset Management
These books will give a very good understanding of the basic concepts and principles in SAP S/4HANA Asset Management and will be beneficial in the longer run and even in the practical implementation.
Also having a hands-on professional experience on SAP S/4HANA Asset Management is considered as the best preparation for any aspirant where the aspirant has worked on live projects during training and professional experience that enables them to handle and manage the SAP S/4HANA Asset Management very closely.
Apart from this, candidates are recommended to check SAP Learning Hub to access the learning material and participate in the appropriate SAP Learning Room to gain the required practical knowledge and go through the various dos and don’ts while preparing and accessing the examination.
Also candidates should check and complete various training materials available over the Internet, examination dumps and tips by the candidates who have already appeared or have cleared the examination. This will give a clear idea on how one should prepare for the examination.
Types of Question
The examination consists of 80 Multiple Choice Questions. Multiple-choice questions can be of following two types
- Single Response: Only One correct response from the given options best suits the statement or answers the question.
- Multiple Response: Two or More Correct response from the given options best suits the statement or answers the question.
Candidates will have 180 minutes for attempting 80 multiple-choice questions. So, it becomes important for the candidates to time-box the exam and restrict spending too much time on one question or one topic.
The certification exam is a pass or fail exam. The examination is scored against a minimum standard established by SAP who are guided by certification industry best practices and guidelines.
It is important for the candidates to at least score 60% in the examination to be termed as Pass. The score will be notified on-line immediately after finishing the exam. After passing the exam, an SAP Global Certification digital badge will be sent to the registered email ID.