National Instruments (NI) Certification Testing

National Instruments certifications are industry-recognized credentials that distinguish expertise in using NI products for developing measurement and automation solutions. NI offers three levels of certifications for the new, experienced, and expert NI product user. For organizations and hiring managers, NI certifications are credible prerequisites that identify expertise for hiring, promoting, and outsourcing decisions.

Certification Programs

Testing Information & Programs

Training and Certification

National Instruments offers a variety of training solutions to help you prepare for your certification.

Receive a Student Discount

Students interested in becoming a Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer are eligible for a discount from National Instruments.

Recertification and Architect Exam Authorization Codes

Prior to scheduling Certified TestStand Architect (CTA), CLD and CLA Recertification (CLD-R and CLA-R) exams you must receive an authorization code from National Instruments by emailing: After you receive your authorization code, please use the scheduling options presented below to schedule your exam. For more information, please visit the National Instruments Certification Program web page.


First-time test takers must create a Pearson VUE web account. Appointments may be made up to one business day in advance.

Last updated 2016-06-27