Show your expertise with one or all Xero certifications

Xero certification shows businesses how well you know key areas of Xero.

Xero advisor certification

This is the core certification that gives you the foundation skills you need to serve clients as proficiently and effectively as possible. For bronze and above partners, being recognised as a Xero-certified advisor practice also includes the opportunity to earn champion status and grow your clients through a Xero advisor directory listing.

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Migration certification

The migration courses use the experience of our successful partners to explain how to efficiently and accurately migrate multiple clients to Xero. You'll be guided through the digital practice journey including moving to the cloud, setting up your firm for migration, strategies for choosing the best time and best data and correctly setting up the Chart of Accounts.  We'll show you how to ensure your data is complete and accurate post-conversion. The journey is a tried and tested path through implementation of your digital practice and will certifiy you as a migration expert.

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Maintain your certification

The first time you get certified, you’ll earn 40 credits. After that, it’s easy to earn the 20 credits you need to renew each of your certifications each year – simply keep visiting Xero U for the latest education offerings. Courses are specific to each certification, so you’ll be able to select the ones that are relevant to you. 

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Gain champion benefits

To get bronze champion status and earn extra benefits, your practice will need two certifications; silver, gold and platinum partners will require three to be recognised as a champion. One of your certifications must be Xero advisor. At the end of each month your champion criteria is reviewed, this is when the change takes effect. 

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