Certification Preperation for Platform Developer 1 (CRT450) 

Are you ready to take the next step in your career by becoming a Salesforce Certified Platform Developer 1? By covering the details around the exam objectives, this course will help hone your problem-solving skills and reinforce your knowledge of key topics. A mock exam at the end of the course will help you assess your readiness.

Who should take this course?

This course is intended for an individual who has experience developing and deploying basic business logic and user interfaces using the programmatic capabilities of the Force.com platform, including practical application of the skills and concepts noted in the exam objectives below.


When you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the structure of the exam and the exam’s objectives.
  • List the most heavily weighted exam objectives.
  • Describe key features of the Force.com programming languages, including: Apex, SOQL, SOSL, and Visualforce.
  • Explain important Force.com concepts, such as the testing framework, governor limits, and the save order of execution.
  • Explain the ALM of a Salesforce development project.



It is not necessary to possess any Salesforce credentials before attending this course or sitting for the Salesforce Platform Developer 1 Certification; however, we recommend the following experience:

  • A student attending this course should generally have one to two years of experience as a developer and at least six months of experience on the Force.com platform.
Deloitte Academy is Authorised Training Reseller of salesforce.com in the EMEA region. Training will be given by official certified Salesforce trainers.

Date & location

The one-day course will be in the Utrecht or Amsterdam. The course starts at 09.00 and ends at 17.00 hours.

You can also register for this course in one of the other cities. Send us an email in which country you want to attend and which date.


The costs are € 775 excluding VAT. This includes lunch, coffee and tea and course material.


Introduction to the Course and the Exam
Introduction to AW Computing
Introduction to the Platform Developer 1

Salesforce Fundamentals

Database Modeling and Management
Modeling data
Managing data

Logic and Process Automation (Part 1)
Working with Formulas and Rollup Summary Fields
Working with Basic Constructs in Apex
Working with SOQL
Working with SOSL
Working with DML
Working with Exceptions and Governor Limits

Logic and Process Automation (Part 2)
Working with Apex Classes
Working with Apex Triggers
Describing the Save Order of Execution

User Interface
Working with Visualforce Pages
Working with Visualforce Controllers
Working with the Lightning Component Framework

Describing the Testing Framework and Requirements
Creating Test Data and Tests
Executing a Test
Testing Considerations

Debug and Deployment Tools

Certification Preparation Resources

Cancellation and Transfer conditions

Until four weeks before the start of the course you may cancel your participation by email. Transfer to a different date involves costs. Should you cancel within four weeks before the start of the course you will have to pay the full course fee. In the event of insufficient participants we reserve the right to cancel the course at any time or move the date of the event. If so, you will be informed in due time.