Salesforce Field Service Consultant

Certification Guide

The Field Service Consultant Certification is specifically crafted for individuals with a background in implementing Salesforce Service Cloud and Salesforce Field Service. A certified Salesforce Field Service Consultant possesses the skill to design and implement solutions that align with customer business processes and meet their requirements. This involves utilizing the Salesforce Field Service product, managed package, and Salesforce Field Mobile application. The consultant is well-versed in the field service industry, holds expertise in mobile solutions, and demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of the Salesforce core object model.

Key Facts

The exam is made up of 60 multiple choice questions

105 minutes to complete

The passing score is 63%

The Salesforce Administrator and Salesforce Service Cloud Consultant credentials are prerequisites

Cost is USD $200 and the retake is $100 if you are unsuccessful

This information will assist you if you’re interested in becoming Field Service Consultant certified and includes an overview of the core topics in the exam.

There are 8 areas of knowledge that are covered by the Salesforce Field Service Consultant certification.



Managing Work Orders


Managing Scheduling and Optimization


Managing Resources


Configuring Mobility


Managing Inventory 


Managing Assets


Configuring Maintenance Plans


Permissions and Sharing


Field Service Consultant Topic Weighting Chart

Field Service Consultant
Certification Contents

The following are the core topic areas of the Field Service Consultant certification and what you’re expected to know:

Managing Resources 16%
  • Set up and manage crews.
  • Determine how and when to set up different resource types.
  • Given a scenario, recommend the appropriate Service Territories and their Members.
  • Explain the relationships between time sheets, timesheet entries, service resources, and Work Orders.
  • Demonstrate how to use skills, skill levels, and time-based skills.
  • Show how to use operating hours for service resources, accounts, work orders, and booking appointments.
  • Distinguish between field service license types and when to deploy them.
Managing Work Orders 23%
  • Configure Work Order processes, parameters, and Work Types.
  • Given a scenario, choose the appropriate Resource Preferences.
  • Apply Products Required to a Work Order.
  • Analyze how and when to use Work Order Line Items.
  • Illustrate how to configure Work Order Milestones.
  • Given a scenario, recommend the appropriate relationship between Service Appointments, Work Orders, and Work Order Line Items.
Managing Scheduling and Optimization 28%
  • Understand different field service settings for SFS Administrator.
  • Given a scenario, choose the appropriate action to manage a Service Appointment.
  • Given a scenario, apply the appropriate life cycle of a Service Appointment required to execute a Work Order.
  • Decide on the appropriate Schedule Policy to achieve the business requirements.
  • Given a scenario, determine the appropriate option to execute Complex Work in SFS.
  • Explain the difference between a multi-day Service Appointment and a standard Service Appointment.
  • Outline the differences between aerial versus street-level routing.
  • Given a scenario, determine the appropriate dispatch strategy for an organization.
  • Compare different filtering options for the Dispatcher Console.
  • Explain how to set up optimization.
  • Given a scenario, decide the appropriate type of scheduling service to use.
  • Given a scenario, decide the appropriate type of optimization service to use.
  • Understand the usage of Salesforce Field Service for DateTime tracking fields.
Configuring Mobility 10%
  • Assess the requirements and tools needed to execute a customer sign-off process.
  • Given a scenario, configure the Field Service app to support key business processes.
  • Distinguish between Field Service Mobile and Salesforce Mobile app capabilities.
  • Understand the available SFS Mobile settings.
Managing Inventory 8%
  • Given business requirements, distinguish the appropriate price book model for products consumed.
  • Given business requirements, justify which define the applicable inventory model.
  • Explain the Return Order object model and process.
Managing Assets 5%
  • Apply procedural concepts to maintain and update assets and asset relationships.
Configuring Maintenance Plans 5%
  • Given a scenario, recommend the appropriate maintenance plan.
Permissions and Sharing 5%
  • Understand use cases for different types of SFS permission sets.
  • Explain how scheduled Service Appointments are shared with service resources.
  • Understand the differences between user territories and service territories.

To prepare successfully for the certification exam, we recommend to work through our

Field Service Consultant Study Guide and Field Service Consultant Practice Exams

Field Service Consultant
Study Guide

Every topic objective explained thoroughly.
The most efficient way to study the key concepts in the exam.

Field Service Consultant

Practice Exams

Test yourself with complete practice exams or focus on a particular topic with the topic exams. Find out if you are ready for the exam.

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