Microsoft Certified - Power Platform App Maker Associate (PL-100) Study Guide

The Microsoft Certified: Power Platform App Maker Associate certification helps you to learn how to implement solutions on Power Platform while leveraging the tools and services available. This is an intermediate level certification, so I would recommend you to set aside some time to study for the exam and practice using some of the services related to this exam - ‘Practice makes perfect’

In this study guide, I will share with you some of the useful resources you can use to guide you during your learning path to get this certification.

Certification Path

Exam Name Link
Exam PL-100: Microsoft Power Platform App Maker Exam Details


Exam PL-100: Microsoft Power Platform App Maker

The PL-100 has a length of two hours. There are 50+ questions and you need a minimum of 700 of 1000 points to pass the exam. There are some case studies and questions with single and multiple choice.

The first place to go is the Microsoft Learn platform where a dedicated learning path is available, for free. Also, you should have a look at the Resources section in this study guide where you have useful resources to help you consolidate the knowledge that will help you get the exam and certification.

Skills measured

Design business solutions (35-40%)

Create a high-level design

Identify Microsoft Power Platform components

Design data models

Design the user interface (UI) for a business solution

Design reporting

Create solutions (45-50%)

Manage Microsoft Power Platform development environments

Create model-driven apps

Create canvas apps

Configure Microsoft Dataverse

Create Microsoft Power Automate flows

Create Microsoft Power Virtual Agents chatbots in Microsoft Teams

Analyze and visualize data (15-20%)

Create Microsoft Power BI reports

Implement other reports

Describe AI Builder models

Additional resources

Below follows the list of additional resources that you should consider and a quick note to the Microsoft Learn collection shared there. I tried to extend the learning paths you have available on the exam’s page with some extra modules that I consider relevant to the exam.


Best of Luck and share your results with the community once you get certified! 😊💪