SCP: SolarWinds Certified Professional

Exams available at PSI test centres.

With an EMEA head office in Mahon, Cork, SolarWinds has a strong following in the IT sector, they completely revamped the SCP program in 2018. In their own words “The revamped program provides access to geek-tested product-specific exams, advanced-level online training courses, exclusive access to expert-led live SCP webcasts, and more.”

New Horizons Ireland is an authorized PSI test centre in Dublin, which means that you can sit your SCP: SolarWinds Certified Professional here. To book your exam, you must contact PSI directly and book it through their system. 

The exam, taken through PSI, is 90 minutes long and has approx. 75 questions. Candidates can choose to test for the SCP on one of the 5 tools:

  • Network Performance Monitor (NPM)
  • Server and Application Monitor (SAM)
  • Netflow Traffic Analyzer (NTA)
  • Network Configuration Manager (NCM)
  • Design and Architecture

Study resources and guides:

Click here to access the resources and guides to the SCP: SolarWinds Certified Professional exam.


The cost of the exam is $200 or free if you are a THWACK MVP.

The $200 for the exam includes a year of benefits as well, including SCP Webcasts, online advanced training among others.

Once you pass your exam the certification is valid for 3 years, you do have an option to register annually ($200 per year) and your certification is active as long as you are a subscription member and attend required events/training.

Click below to access step by step how to book your SCP exam:

Register for SCP exam.

New Horizons Ireland Training

At New Horizons Ireland, one of the leaders on delivering Microsoft courses we offer a wide range of IT courses. From all levels of IT professionals to end-users. Check it out with one of our Account Managers and choose the best option for your needs.

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