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Certificate Description

The RSA Governance & Lifecycle Certified Associate certification exam validates the knowledge and skills required to understand and utilize the fundamental functionalities and capabilities of an RSA G&L system

The Certified Associate exam is intended to be a Basic Level certification exam for End-Users who shall interact with an RSA G&L system.

No. of questions

40 questions


60 Minutes





Target Audience

  • All questions in this Certified Associate level exam are intended for business users who either use RSA G&L or require demonstrating a conceptual understanding of the solution and basic knowledge of the technology such as Solution Owners, Sales, Team Managers, Supervisors, etc. 


Prerequisite Knowledge


Examination Domains

The Certified Associate RSA G&L exam is comprised of 4 major Domains (subject areas). Each Domain is represented by a series of questions designed to evaluate competence and knowledge of the elements relating to that domain. The following table describes the proportion of the examination that relates to each domain. 

Domain  Percentage of Examination
Governance & Lifecycle Overview 10%
RSA G&L Main Features 37.5%
Interactions with RSA G&L System 45%
RSA G&L Cloud 7.5%
Total 100%


Topic Areas

  • Governance & Lifecycle Overview (10%) 
    • Password Management Concepts 
    • System Processes  
    • Role Benefits 
    • System Deployment Models


  • Interactions with RSA G&L System (45%) 
    • Access Requests & Workflows 
    • Access Review Process 
    • Performing an Access Review / Interacting with the User Interface 
    • Review Purpose & Types 
    • Review Stakeholders 


  • RSA G&L Main Features (37.5%) 
    • Identities, Accounts & Entitlements 
    • System Modules and Components 
    • Rules & Rules’ Purpose 
  • RSA G&L Cloud (7.5%) 
    • Cloud Advantages


Examination Details

Exam Questions, Exam Complexity and Scoring 

  • The RSA G&L Certified Associate exam consists of 40 questions to be completed in 60 minutes.  
  • Questions in this exam level are basic and simple. That means the questions are mostly conceptual in nature, tackling the main concepts of RSA G&L, and require minimal technical knowledge about the solution. The focus is on having a general understanding of the product and the technology. 
  • The exam consists of multiple-choice or multiple-response type questions.  
  • The exam is a non-proctored.
  • There is a FREE practice test that can be taken before the actual exam
  • The minimum passing score is 70%, Learner will have 2 tries to pass the exam
  • Test results are calculated automatically at the conclusion of the test through the Saba platform, and are sent by email. 
  • Earned Certificate will be valid for 2 years
  • Credly badge will be issued within 2 weeks of passing the exam.
  • Earners will receive an email notification from Credly prompting them to accept their badge.


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