Study Groups


October 26 Study Group Session

Unfortunately our instructor for tonights session is unwell and we will need to cancel the session. 

Please join us for the next scheduled session on October 28, 2021.




Administrator Sessions

Coming soon.

Study Group Instructors

Charly Prinsloo

Senior Salesforce Solution & Technical Architect

Administrator Study Group Instructor

Charly Prinsloo is a 3x Salesforce MVP with a passion for all things Salesforce. She’s an expert in using the platform to architect and implement intuitive solutions for businesses in every industry, but her expertise doesn’t stop there. Charly also specializes in leveraging Salesforce to help others and make a positive impact in the community.
As a global co-leader for Ladies Be Architects, Charly supports women around the world on their journey to become Certified Technical Architects, the pinnacle Salesforce certification for top architects on the platform. She’s also a coach at Radical Apex Developer (RAD) Women, where she helps women learn to code on the Salesforce platform and advance their developer careers.
To top it all off, Charly holds 17 Salesforce certifications and is a Lightning Champion. Currently, she’s a Practice Lead & Technical Architect at CGI.

Marciana Davis

8x Certified Application Architect

App Builder Study Group Instructor

Marciana is an 8x Certified Application Architect working as an independent consultant with experience in Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Experience Cloud, and NPSP. She is a lover of learning and logic. Marciana was determined to build her developer skills, so she learned to code with Trailhead and RAD Women Code, and worked on key projects throughout her career. Currently, Marciana is doing what she loves the most – sharing her knowledge!

Lydia Sharpin

8x Certified Salesforce professional

App Builder Study Group Instructor

Lydia is an 8x certified Salesforce professional, having decades of IT experience in CRM, vocational IT training, programming and database management prior to joining the Salesforce ecosystem. She is highly experienced in both the for profit and nonprofit Salesforce space with international experience, is a regular panellist on the Salesforce ANZ Ask a Non-Profit Expert forum, mentors Salesforce trainees, volunteers for several community groups and administers a women’s support group on Facebook with over 450K members.

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  1. Nancy C

    I passed today on my 3rd try today! I have been studying since the beginning of the year. Thanks @CharliePrinsloo & FOF for your videos & the encouragement in them that we are able to do it! I even took a competitor course with a live instructor, you were better!

    1. Sandeep Focus Team

      Hi Nancy, Congratulations on passing your exam on your third try! We’re so glad that our videos and encouragement helped you achieve your goal. We know that passing the exam can be tough, so we’re proud of you for sticking with it.
      Congratulations again! We’re so excited for you to start your new journey.

    1. Rielle G. Focus Team

      Hello, Devante! We’re excited to inform you that the PD1 readiness course is still available for purchase. This course offers the on-demand version of the previously held readiness sessions for PD1. To access it, simply visit our course catalog page and search for the PD1 Exam Readiness Workshop.

      Additionally, we have a bundle offer that includes the Study Guide, Practice Exam, and the on-demand version of the Readiness workshop. This comprehensive bundle provides you with all the necessary resources to excel in your PD1 exam preparation.

      Regarding upcoming study group sessions, we want to update you that our current focus is on analyzing and implementing the Summer 23 related updates. These updates are expected to potentially take effect sometime in August this year. As a result, our priority at the moment is to ensure our course materials are up-to-date and aligned with these changes.

      We are confident that the existing PD1 readiness course, along with our other resources, will continue to support your Salesforce journey. If you have any further questions or need assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Good luck with your studies!

  2. Lucia Cheung

    I am trying to complete the course of App Builder.
    I can see from Salesforce fundamental of topic exams that it separates by 7 objectives. May I know which objective is referring to which topics in the course? It looks to me that there are totally 11 topics of Salesforce fundamental in the course. Thanks for the answer in advance.

    1. Rielle G. Focus Team

      Hello Megha! The slides used in the study group sessions are the same slides that can be found on the study guide. You should be able to access them by reviewing the study guide materials. Wishing you all the best as you work towards achieving your certification goals!