The Things Certified Fundamentals

You know your LoRaWAN basics!

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


The Things Fundamentals exam is an entry-level assessment for LoRaWAN that is part of The Things Certification program. The Things Fundamentals exam is intended for everyone who needs to officially validate their skills and fundamental knowledge around the LoRaWAN standard. The Things Fundamentals certification is an opportunity to prove knowledge of the LoRaWAN specifications, configurations and network realization.

Exam structure:

The exam consists of 25 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 Fundamentals Certificate.

→ Passing grade: 70%

Verified Skills:

LoRaWAN Basics

Frequency plans

Device classes

Message types

Spreading factors

Adaptive Data Rate (ADR)

Activation methods

Security Configuration

Limitations of LoRaWAN

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