Simplilearn Launches Salesforce Platform Developer I (Apex & Visualforce) Certification Training


With the demand for Salesforce developers intensifying, Simplilearn has recently launched the much awaited Salesforce Platform Developer I (Apex & Visualforce) certification training course, adding to their catalog of Salesforce courses.

It is projected that the demand for Salesforce developers will increase by 25% by 2020. According to, Salesforce developers can earn as much as $125,292 a year, and the numbers are on the rise.

Simplilearn’s new certification course is designed for both experienced developers and people who are new to the Salesforce platform. It starts with the basics of Apex – an object-oriented programming language that allows developers to execute business logic on the server (similar to Java) – and Visualforce, which is the user-interface framework of the platform. Visualforce includes a language similar to HTML for creating web pages that Simplilearn’s certification training covers in great detail.


The course is designed so that learners will master the concepts of Apex and Visualforce, pass the certification exams on their first try, and become job-ready for Salesforce developer roles in various industries. It features hands-on practical training with projects, quizzes, and 3 simulation exams to facilitate deep learning.

Who should take this course?

If you’re interested in a career on the development side of Salesforce, this is the course for you. Salesforce Platform Developer I (Apex & Visualforce) is the first course in the development learning path and it gives you a strong fundamental knowledge of Apex & Visualforce. The Salesforce professionals who will be best served by this course are:

• Individuals looking to build a career on the development side of Salesforce

• App Builders

• Developers

• Technical Architects

• System Administrators

• IT Managers

• Product Managers

Key Features

1. 42+ hours of instructor-led live online training

2. 3 projects, 3 simulation tests, 17 quizzes

3. Course aligned with the Official Salesforce Certification Guide

4. Course Completion Certificate

5. Lifetime Access to Class Recordings


The best aspect of the course is the inclusion of 3 in-depth projects to reinforce your learning. There are 3 end-to-end projects offered:

1. Developing a Billing System Application for a Communications company

2. Developing an Inventory Management Application for a Grocery company

3. Developing an Insurance Policy-Suggesting Application for an Insurance company

People usually underestimate the importance of Salesforce projects. In each of these projects, you will implement a business requirement for a company, using almost all the features of Salesforce. Having such experience on your resume will give you an edge while applying for jobs, because the projects show that you have the exact skills a professional Salesforce developer needs.

Check out more about the course here, and enroll for it if you’re looking for a comprehensive Salesforce developer training. Good luck with the certification exams!


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