HPE Partner Ready Certification and Learning

Your investment in the HPE Partner Ready Certification and Learning program is the beginning of a long term relationship with Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Through this partnership, HPE delivers access to the people, resources, and information to help you be successful. And HPE supports you with your clients. We promote your value as an HPE Certified Professional.

HPE Certification and Learning provides learning plans, web based and classroom training, webinars and remote labs exclusively for channel partner students. Find courses and details about offerings in your region in The Learning Center. Your learning achievements are tracked over time so you can monitor your progress.


There are two tracks for HPE certification:

  • Sales focused HPE partner restricted (affiliate)
  • Technically focused professional career

HPE Partner restricted certifications are exclusively for HPE channel partners and validate sales skills which are needed to meet partner business goals and HPE partner program requirements. Professional career certifications are open to all IT professionals to advance their technical knowledge and skills. Technical career certifications may also be required as part of partner program requirements.

Learning Plans

Create an individualized learning plan based on your job role, level of expertise, technology interests and career objectives. Complete suggested learning activities, track your progress and advance your expertise.

Knowledge Credits

HPE Silver, Gold, and Platinum partner organizations are acknowledged for the time and effort their employees invest in continuous learning activities with HPE. These activities include select event participation, product introduction talks, course completion, and more.

New Product Introductions (NPI)

Be the first to learn about new products and product enhancements with NPI webinars and recorded events. As an HPE authorized channel partner employee you can participate in live webinars where HPE experts present new products. Live sessions are recorded and available in The Learning Center about 2 weeks later.

Service and solution qualifications

Qualifications align to HPE service partner programs. Each partner employee must hold the appropriate qualification before they deliver services. In addition, their employer must be authorized as a service provider. View the list of Qualifications on the Partner Ready Portal > Training & Certification > Solutions & Services Qualifications.

HPE Partner Education Manager (PEM)

Do you manage training, competency or vendor program compliance requirements for your company? We provide online resources to keep you informed. Visit the Partner Ready Portal and click on the "Partner Education Manager" link under the "Training & Certification" section.