Is Inductive University really free?
Inductive University is 100% free of charge for anyone to use. Users can even download a fully
functional trial version of
Ignition to use for free. Inductive University reflects our passion to reinvent the industrial
automation software industry with an educated and empowered community.
What's the difference between a credential and a certification?
Ignition certification is still required to become a
Certified or Gold Level Certified Integrator.
An Ignition credential must be earned through Inductive University before applying for a
How do I earn a credential?
You earn a credential by passing all of the challenges for every course.
My progress meter changed or I’ve been alerted that I’m credentialed until a certain date.
We will occasionally add new courses that are relevant to the current version of Ignition. If this happens, your progress
meter will change based on the amount of new content added. You may also be given a grace period to complete the additional
Your credential status will not be affected during the grace period. Once the grace period expires, you will lose
your credential until the additional content has been completed.
What happened to the MES lesson videos?
MES videos are now hosted and maintained by our third-party strategic partner,
You can view the courses here.
How do I pass a challenge?
Users pass challenges by scoring 100%. You are not required to score 100% before attempting
What is the Challenge File? Where can I get it?
Some challenges can only be completed by downloading and installing Ignition and a gateway backup called the Challenge File.
A link to download both files can be found on the start page of for any challenge that requires it.
Learn how to restore an Ignition Gateway Backup
What happens to my credential when the next version of Ignition comes out?
Inductive University credentials are tied to a particular version of Ignition. In order to
become current with the most recent version of Ignition, you’ll need to successfully complete the
challenges for any new or updated courses.
Can I still get in-person training?
Yes! Inductive Automation offers in-person training courses in several locations around the world, including our Folsom, CA
headquarters. These 3 and 5-day courses are led by our team of Ignition experts.
Learn more about training.
What are the Inductive University Groups?
It’s an easy way to track the progress of your entire team as they work through Inductive University.
Create a private user
group, invite colleagues, and share your status as you venture towards certification.
Who created Inductive University?
Inductive University was created by
as a free, comprehensive, online training resource for anyone interested in learning how to use
the Ignition software platform.
Have more questions?
Call us at 1-800-266-7798 (toll-free US) or
You can also contact your Inductive Automation sales