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Operation: Get_Manage_Certifications

Web service operation to retrieve the Certification Achievements for a person.


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Contents

 

Web Service

 

Request

 

Response

 

Element(s)

 

Request Element: Get_Manage_Certifications_Request

Request element for Manage Worker Certification.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@version string [0..1] Web Service version  
Request_References  Manage_Certifications_Request_References  [0..1]  A reference to the worker or other person to get the certification achievements for.   
Response_Filter  Response_Filter  [0..1]  Parameters that let you filter the data returned in the response. You can filter returned data by dates and page attributes. 
Validation Description
Page Number cannot be zero.  Page number cannot be zero. 
 
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Response Element: Get_Manage_Certifications_Response

The top level response element.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@version string [0..1] Web Service version  
Request_References  Manage_Certifications_Request_References  [0..1]  A reference to the worker or other person to get the certification achievements for.   
Response_Filter  Response_Filter  [0..1]  Parameters that let you filter the data returned in the response. You can filter returned data by dates and page attributes. 
Validation Description
Page Number cannot be zero.  Page number cannot be zero. 
 
Response_Results  Response_Results  [0..1]  The "Response_Results" element contains summary information about the data that has been returned from your request including "Total_Results", "Total_Pages", and the current "Page" returned.   
Response_Data  Manage_Certifications_Response_Data  [0..1]  Wrapper element for Certification.   
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Manage_Certifications_Request_References

part of: Get_Manage_Certifications_Request, Get_Manage_Certifications_Response
A reference to the worker or other person to get the certification achievements for.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Role_Reference  RoleObject  [1..*]  A reference to the worker or other person to get the certification achievements for.   
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RoleObject

part of: Manage_Certifications_Data_for_Role, Manage_Certifications_Request_References
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@Descriptor  string  [1..1]  Display information used to describe an instance of an object. This 'optional' information is for outbound descriptive purposes only and is not processed on inbound Workday Web Services requests.   
ID  RoleObjectID  [0..*]  Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.   
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RoleObjectID

part of: RoleObject
Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
#text  string       
@type  WID, Academic_Affiliate_ID, Academic_Contact_ID, Academic_Person_ID, Applicant_ID, Beneficiary_ID, Business_Entity_Contact_ID, Candidate_ID, Company_Reference_ID, Contingent_Worker_ID, Cost_Center_Reference_ID, Custom_Organization_Reference_ID, Dependent_ID, Emergency_Contact_ID, Employee_ID, External_Committee_Member_ID, Former_Worker_ID, Instructor_ID, Organization_Reference_ID, Recruiting_Agency_User_ID, RecruitingUserName, Region_Reference_ID, Service_Center_Representative_ID, Student_ID, Student_Proxy_ID, Student_Recruiter_ID, System_User_ID, System_User_OpenID, System_User_OpenID_Connect_Internal, System_User_OpenID_Internal  [1..1]  The unique identifier type. Each "ID" for an instance of an object contains a type and a value. A single instance of an object can have multiple "ID" but only a single "ID" per "type".   
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Response_Filter

part of: Get_Manage_Certifications_Request, Get_Manage_Certifications_Response
Parameters that let you filter the data returned in the response. You can filter returned data by dates and page attributes.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
As_Of_Effective_Date  date  [0..1]  Indicates the date when application data, such as benefits and compensation, are deemed effective in the Workday system. (Also referred to as the "Effective Moment".) If not specified, this date defaults to TODAY.   
As_Of_Entry_DateTime  dateTime  [0..1]  Indicates the date and time that data was entered into the system. (This field is also referred to as the "Entry Moment".) If not specified, defaults to the CURRENT DATE/TIME.   
Page  decimal (12, 0) >0   [0..1]  Indicates the page of data to return in the response, and defaults to the first page (Page = 1). For responses that contain more than one page of data, use this parameter to retrieve the additional pages of data. For example, set Page = 2 to retrieve the second page of data. Note: If you set the page parameter, you must also specify the "As_Of_Entry_Date" to ensure that the result set remains the same between your requests.   
Count  decimal (3, 0) >0   [0..1]  Sets the number of objects to return within each response page (Min = 1, Max = 999, Default = 100 if not set). Any values you set must be between 1-999.   
Validation Description
Page Number cannot be zero.  Page number cannot be zero. 
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Response_Results

part of: Get_Manage_Certifications_Response
The "Response_Results" element contains summary information about the data that has been returned from your request including "Total_Results", "Total_Pages", and the current "Page" returned.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Total_Results  decimal (12, 0) >0   [0..1]  The total number of results that have been returned from your request.   
Total_Pages  decimal (12, 0) >0   [0..1]  The total number of pages that exist for your request. A page of data in WWS contains a maximum of 100 entries. So, if you have exactly 1,000 employees returned in a request, then you will have 10 pages of data that will need to be retrieved to build your complete dataset. Each page contains a maximum of 100 entries.   
Page_Results  decimal (12, 0) >0   [0..1]  Number of Results in current page.   
Page  decimal (12, 0) >0   [0..1]  The page of data that has been returned for the given request.   
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Manage_Certifications_Response_Data

part of: Get_Manage_Certifications_Response
Wrapper element for Certification.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Manage_Certifications  Manage_Certifications_for_Role  [0..*]  Wrapper element for Certification.   
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Manage_Certifications_for_Role

part of: Manage_Certifications_Response_Data
Wrapper element for Certification.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Manage_Certifications_Data  Manage_Certifications_Data_for_Role  [0..1]  Wrapper element for Certification Data.   
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Manage_Certifications_Data_for_Role

part of: Manage_Certifications_for_Role
Wrapper element for Certification Data.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Role_Reference  RoleObject  [1..1]  Reference to a role   
Source_Reference  Person_Skill_Source_CategoryObject  [0..1]  Reference to the source of the skill.   
Certification  Certification_Achievement  [0..*]  Wrapper element for Certification information.   
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Person_Skill_Source_CategoryObject

part of: Manage_Certifications_Data_for_Role
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@Descriptor  string  [1..1]  Display information used to describe an instance of an object. This 'optional' information is for outbound descriptive purposes only and is not processed on inbound Workday Web Services requests.   
ID  Person_Skill_Source_CategoryObjectID  [0..*]  Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.   
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Person_Skill_Source_CategoryObjectID

part of: Person_Skill_Source_CategoryObject
Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
#text  string       
@type  WID, Skill_Source_Category_ID  [1..1]  The unique identifier type. Each "ID" for an instance of an object contains a type and a value. A single instance of an object can have multiple "ID" but only a single "ID" per "type".   
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Certification_Achievement

part of: Manage_Certifications_Data_for_Role
Wrapper element for Certification information.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Certification_Reference  Certification_SkillObject  [0..1]  The reference to the certification profile.   
Certification_Data  Certification_Achievement_Data  [1..*]  Wrapper element for Certification data. 
Validation Description
You must either submit a Certification Reference or a Certification Name and Issuer.  As of v13, certification name and issuer are no longer required. You may submit a certification reference or a name and issuer. 
There is an in progress event for this worker for the certification: [cert]. Only one in progress event is allowed.  Only one change can be in progress (the event in progress and not complete or canceled) for a certification for a particular worker. 
Exam Date must be less than or equal to Issued Date.  Exam Date must be less than or equal to Issued Date. 
Expiration Date may not be prior to Issued Date.  Expiration Date may not be prior to Issued Date. 
Issued Date must be less than or equal to today's date.  Issued Date must be less than or equal to today's date. 
Exam Date must be less than Expiration Date.  Exam Date must be less than Expiration Date. 
You must first select Enable Specialties for Certifications on the Maintain Skills and Experience Setup task.   
This certification is already in use.  Checks that there are either no duplicates, or the only duplicate returned is this instance (an edit is happening) 
 
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Certification_SkillObject

part of: Certification_Achievement
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@Descriptor  string  [1..1]  Display information used to describe an instance of an object. This 'optional' information is for outbound descriptive purposes only and is not processed on inbound Workday Web Services requests.   
ID  Certification_SkillObjectID  [0..*]  Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.   
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Certification_SkillObjectID

part of: Certification_SkillObject
Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
#text  string       
@type  WID, Certification_Skill_ID  [1..1]  The unique identifier type. Each "ID" for an instance of an object contains a type and a value. A single instance of an object can have multiple "ID" but only a single "ID" per "type".   
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Certification_Achievement_Data

part of: Certification_Achievement
Wrapper element for Certification information.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Certification_ID  string  [0..1]  Certification ID. If no value is provided, a new certification will be created. If a value is passed in and a corresponding certification is not found, a new certification will be created with the provided id.   
Remove_Certification  boolean  [0..1]  Used for inbound operations to indicate that the certification should be removed for the person. Will always return false for outbound operations. 
Validation Description
Remove Certification is true without a Certification Skill or valid Certification ID. A Certification or valid Certification ID must be specified in order to remove the Certification.   
 
Certification_Reference  CertificationObject  [0..1]  Wrapper element for the Certification Reference, i.e. from the list of pre-defined certifications.   
Country_Reference  CountryObject  [0..1]  The country in which the certification is used.   
Certification_Name  string  [0..1]  The name of the Certification.   
Issuer  string  [0..1]  The authority issuing the certification.   
Certification_Number  string  [0..1]  Certification Number for the Certification.   
Issued_Date  date  [0..1]  The date the certification was issued.   
Expiration_Date  date  [0..1]  The date of expiration of the certification.   
Examination_Score  string  [0..1]  The person's score on the certification examination.   
Examination_Date  date  [0..1]  The date the certification examination was taken.   
Specialty_Achievement_Data  Specialty_Achievement_Data  [0..*]  This data contains information about any specialties and subspecialties associated with the certification achievement. 
Validation Description
[specname] is inactive. Specify an active specialty.   
[subspecname] is inactive. Specify an active subspecialty.   
Add a Specialty that isn't already in use.   
The specialty must be associated with the certification on the Create Certification or Edit Certification task.   
You can't specify a restricted specialty for a certification that isn't included in your Certifications library.   
The subspecialty must be associated with the entered specialty.   
 
Worker_Document_Data  Certification_Attachment_Data  [0..*]  Worker Document Data is only used for worker certifications. Do not use this for applicants.   
Validation Description
You must either submit a Certification Reference or a Certification Name and Issuer.  As of v13, certification name and issuer are no longer required. You may submit a certification reference or a name and issuer. 
There is an in progress event for this worker for the certification: [cert]. Only one in progress event is allowed.  Only one change can be in progress (the event in progress and not complete or canceled) for a certification for a particular worker. 
Exam Date must be less than or equal to Issued Date.  Exam Date must be less than or equal to Issued Date. 
Expiration Date may not be prior to Issued Date.  Expiration Date may not be prior to Issued Date. 
Issued Date must be less than or equal to today's date.  Issued Date must be less than or equal to today's date. 
Exam Date must be less than Expiration Date.  Exam Date must be less than Expiration Date. 
You must first select Enable Specialties for Certifications on the Maintain Skills and Experience Setup task.   
This certification is already in use.  Checks that there are either no duplicates, or the only duplicate returned is this instance (an edit is happening) 
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CertificationObject

part of: Certification_Achievement_Data
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@Descriptor  string  [1..1]  Display information used to describe an instance of an object. This 'optional' information is for outbound descriptive purposes only and is not processed on inbound Workday Web Services requests.   
ID  CertificationObjectID  [0..*]  Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.   
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CertificationObjectID

part of: CertificationObject
Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
#text  string       
@type  WID, Certification_ID  [1..1]  The unique identifier type. Each "ID" for an instance of an object contains a type and a value. A single instance of an object can have multiple "ID" but only a single "ID" per "type".   
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CountryObject

part of: Certification_Achievement_Data
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@Descriptor  string  [1..1]  Display information used to describe an instance of an object. This 'optional' information is for outbound descriptive purposes only and is not processed on inbound Workday Web Services requests.   
ID  CountryObjectID  [0..*]  Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.   
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CountryObjectID

part of: CountryObject
Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
#text  string       
@type  WID, ISO_3166-1_Alpha-2_Code, ISO_3166-1_Alpha-3_Code, ISO_3166-1_Numeric-3_Code  [1..1]  The unique identifier type. Each "ID" for an instance of an object contains a type and a value. A single instance of an object can have multiple "ID" but only a single "ID" per "type".   
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Specialty_Achievement_Data

part of: Certification_Achievement_Data
This element contains data about each Specialty-Subspecialty combination associated with the certification achievement
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Specialty_Reference  Specialty_ParentObject  [0..1]  A specialty added to the certification achievement   
Subspecialty_Reference  Specialty_ChildObject  [0..*]  The subspecialty associated with the specialty.   
Validation Description
[specname] is inactive. Specify an active specialty.   
[subspecname] is inactive. Specify an active subspecialty.   
Add a Specialty that isn't already in use.   
The specialty must be associated with the certification on the Create Certification or Edit Certification task.   
You can't specify a restricted specialty for a certification that isn't included in your Certifications library.   
The subspecialty must be associated with the entered specialty.   
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Specialty_ParentObject

part of: Specialty_Achievement_Data
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@Descriptor  string  [1..1]  Display information used to describe an instance of an object. This 'optional' information is for outbound descriptive purposes only and is not processed on inbound Workday Web Services requests.   
ID  Specialty_ParentObjectID  [0..*]  Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.   
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Specialty_ParentObjectID

part of: Specialty_ParentObject
Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
#text  string       
@type  WID, Specialty_ID  [1..1]  The unique identifier type. Each "ID" for an instance of an object contains a type and a value. A single instance of an object can have multiple "ID" but only a single "ID" per "type".   
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Specialty_ChildObject

part of: Specialty_Achievement_Data
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@Descriptor  string  [1..1]  Display information used to describe an instance of an object. This 'optional' information is for outbound descriptive purposes only and is not processed on inbound Workday Web Services requests.   
ID  Specialty_ChildObjectID  [0..*]  Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.   
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Specialty_ChildObjectID

part of: Specialty_ChildObject
Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
#text  string       
@type  WID, Subspecialty_ID  [1..1]  The unique identifier type. Each "ID" for an instance of an object contains a type and a value. A single instance of an object can have multiple "ID" but only a single "ID" per "type".   
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Certification_Attachment_Data

part of: Certification_Achievement_Data
Attachments for Certification.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
File_Name  string (255)   [1..1]  Filename for the attachment.   
Comment  string  [0..1]  Free form text comment about the attachment.   
File  base64Binary  [0..1]  Binary file contents.   
Document_Category_Reference  Document_Category__All_Object  [1..1]  Category of attachment.   
Content_Type  string (80)   [0..1]  Text attribute identifying Content Type of the Attachment.   
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Document_Category__All_Object

part of: Certification_Attachment_Data
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@Descriptor  string  [1..1]  Display information used to describe an instance of an object. This 'optional' information is for outbound descriptive purposes only and is not processed on inbound Workday Web Services requests.   
ID  Document_Category__All_ObjectID  [0..*]  Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.   
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Document_Category__All_ObjectID

part of: Document_Category__All_Object
Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
#text  string       
@type  WID, Document_Category__Workday_Owned__ID, Document_Category_ID  [1..1]  The unique identifier type. Each "ID" for an instance of an object contains a type and a value. A single instance of an object can have multiple "ID" but only a single "ID" per "type".   
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RoleReferenceEnumeration

part of: RoleObjectID
Base Type
string
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Person_Skill_Source_CategoryReferenceEnumeration

part of: Person_Skill_Source_CategoryObjectID
Base Type
string
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Certification_SkillReferenceEnumeration

part of: Certification_SkillObjectID
Base Type
string
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CertificationReferenceEnumeration

part of: CertificationObjectID
Base Type
string
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CountryReferenceEnumeration

part of: CountryObjectID
Base Type
string
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Specialty_ParentReferenceEnumeration

part of: Specialty_ParentObjectID
Base Type
string
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Specialty_ChildReferenceEnumeration

part of: Specialty_ChildObjectID
Base Type
string
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Document_Category__All_ReferenceEnumeration

part of: Document_Category__All_ObjectID
Base Type
string
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