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Certification Exam

Pega LSA Architecture Exam

  • 60 Questions

  • 2 hrs

  • Passing Score: 65%

  • Advanced

The Pega Certified Lead System Architect (PCLSA) certification program is intended for Pega Certified Senior System Architects (PCSSAs) with at least 12+ months of field experience. The Pega Architecture exam is the first exam in the PCLSA certification process.

The LSA Pega Architecture Version 8 exam focuses on design and architecture of Pega applications. The LSA role is broad in scope: The exam covers material throughout the entire SA, SSA, advanced topics, & LSA course curriculum. The exam includes scenario questions, multiple choice questions and drag/drop items. If multiple answers are required, the text states how many answers are needed. PCLSA certification requires passing the Pega Architecture Exam and an Application design/build. Pega Senior Certified System Architect (P/CSSA) certification in any version is required to start the PCLSA certification program.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Lead System Architect course has not yet been migrated to the new Pega Academy system. If you are interested in taking this exam, please complete the Lead System Architect course in the previous Pega Academy application.

Exam Code: PEGAPCLSA80V1_2020

Language: English

Retirement Date: N/A


Exam topics (% of exam)

Enterprise Design (17%)
Case Design (13%)
Data Model Design (8%)
User Experience Design (8%)
Security (13%)
Reporting (8%)
Background Processing (10%)
Asset Design and Reuse (8%)
Deployment and Testing (15%)

Before you begin…

The Pega LSA Architecture Exam exam is proctored by Pearson VUE.
Users must create a Pearson VUE account if you do not already have one and register for the exam through the Pearson VUE site.
There are two exam delivery options:

  • Take an exam at a test center, or
  • Take an exam via Online Proctored delivery
    (e.g., in a quiet, uninterrupted room in your home or office, proctored via webcam).

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