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Certified LabVIEW Embedded Systems Developer (CLED)

  • Demonstrates an ability to develop and deploy reliable embedded control and monitoring applications
  • Valid for 5 years from date taken; recertification required to maintain credentials
  • Benefits include use of certification logo and listing on

A Certified LabVIEW Embedded Systems Developer (CLED) demonstrates proficiency and expertise in analyzing requirements for and designing, developing, debugging, and deploying reliable mission-critical embedded control and monitoring applications based on CompactRIO, Single-Board RIO, and/or R Series hardware. A CLED efficiently uses the LabVIEW Real-Time and LabVIEW FPGA modules in accordance with NI-recommended best practices and software engineering principles to design modular, scalable, and maintainable embedded systems.

-Valid Certified LabVIEW Developer (CLD) or Certified LabVIEW Architect (CLA) certification

Recommended Experience Level
-18 to 24 months of experience in developing medium- to large-scale LabVIEW control and monitoring applications with CompactRIO, Single-Board RIO, and/or R Series hardware
-Completion of Embedded Control and Monitoring Using LabVIEW Training Course

Other training options include:
-LabVIEW for CompactRIO Integrator’s Training
-LabVIEW Real-Time 1 Online Training Course
-LabVIEW Real-Time 2 Online Training Course
-LabVIEW FPGA Online Training Course

View the Embedded Control and Monitoring learning path to see all recommended courses and exams for this application area.

Certification Exam Details
-Format: A 1-hour multiple choice exam and a 5-hour application development section using Single-Board RIO hardware
-The multiple choice exam must be passed before attempting the application development section
-Location: NI branch office, training center, or on-site at your location

Recertification Process
Certified Professionals can recertify by two methods: recertification by exam or recertification by points.
-Recertification interval: 5 years

Recertification by Points
By participating and completing approved activities, Certified Professionals can earn and accumulate points redeemable toward recertification.
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To request the CLED, email