The Things Certified Advanced

You are the expert

Free for The Things Conference visitors, and members of the Developer Success Program.


The Things Advanced exam is an advanced-level assessment for LoRaWAN that is part of The Things Certification program. The Things Advanced exam is intended for everyone who needs to officially validate their expert knowledge around LoRaWAN. The Things Advanced certification is an opportunity to prove one’s detailed know-how in the LoRaWAN specification, design of scalable LoRaWAN solutions, realizing LoRaWAN coverage and optimizing communication performance. Candidates should be able to differentiate between LoRaWAN 1.0 and 1.1.

Exam structure:

The exam consists of 30 multiple choice questions with 15 minutes time limit to complete them. You will receive your results immediately after submission, indicating whether you passed or failed. Passing the exam will grant you The Things Advanced certificate.

→ Passing grade: 70%

Verified Skills:

Frequency plans


Optimizing Network Coverage

Packet Forwarders

Estimating range

Radio planning

LoRaWAN Security

Root & Session keys

Optimizing communication performance


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