NI Customer Education for LabVIEW

Publish Date: Dec 19, 2018 | 24 Ratings | 3.79 out of 5 | Print


NI Customer Education is a training and certification program to help you successfully develop applications while reducing time and costs through faster learning and increased productivity. National Instruments offers a variety of learning content and resources for LabVIEW, a system engineering software designed for applications that require test, measurement, and control with rapid access to hardware and data insights. Learn more about which training courses and certification exams are available for LabVIEW and LabVIEW NXG.

Table of Contents

  1. LabVIEW and Your Next Project
  2. NI Training for LabVIEW
  3. NI Certification for LabVIEW
  4. Related Links

1. LabVIEW and Your Next Project

With a purchase of LabVIEW, you receive access to both LabVIEW and LabVIEW NXG. The version you use for your application will vary depending on the needs of your project.


Simplify your development of complex systems with LabVIEW. Use new libraries of IP to introduce the latest in system design technologies; interoperate with industrial automation devices in the embedded ecosystem with industry standards; and manage the mass coordination of connected devices in a distributed system. LabVIEW NXG is the next generation of LabVIEW. Quickly automate hardware, customize tests to your specifications, and easily view measurement results from anywhere.
Some LabVIEW add-ons, advanced language features, and NI hardware platforms may not yet be supported in the latest release of LabVIEW NXG.


See which LabVIEW is right for you. Get a recommendation based on the needs of your next project.


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2. NI Training for LabVIEW

Reduce development time and costs through faster learning and increased productivity with LabVIEW. Whether you are using LabVIEW or LabVIEW NXG, training is available to meet your needs and help you build skills for your current project and the next.


For engineers developing applications using LabVIEW, NI has a course offering to help you go from developing basic applications in the LabVIEW graphical programming environment to architecting large applications in single- or multiple-developer settings. Discover recommended techniques to successfully develop applications that can scale as your projects evolve. For new customers using LabVIEW NXG, LabVIEW NXG Core 1, LabVIEW NXG Core 2, and Data Acquisition Using LabVIEW NXG are available. These training courses introduce the fundamentals of LabVIEW NXG code development and data acquisition projects.
Expect to see our LabVIEW NXG course offering expand with future releases of this next-generation software.


View the LabVIEW learning path for recommended training courses


Experienced LabVIEW Users Interested in Learning LabVIEW NXG

I am an experienced LabVIEW Developer. Do I need to take LabVIEW NXG Core 1 training?

Transitioning to LabVIEW NXG
For experienced LabVIEW users who want to begin using LabVIEW NXG for code development, this course guides you through the transition experience from LabVIEW to LabVIEW NXG, easing the migration of your development skills and existing applications to the new environment.

Learn the fundamental differences between the LabVIEW and LabVIEW NXG development environments, techniques for new application development using LabVIEW NXG, and how to use the Code Conversion Utility to migrate a qualified application for use in LabVIEW NXG.

LabVIEW Core 1 and 2 or equivalent experience is recommended prior to this training course.


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3. NI Certification for LabVIEW

LabVIEW certification demonstrates you have the skills needed to create high-quality applications with LabVIEW and gives customers, peers, and employers confidence in your abilities. With over 20,000 professionals currently certified world-wide, certification is a proven way to validate your work, differentiate yourself from your peers,  and expand your opportunities.



NI is releasing updated LabVIEW certification exams for both LabVIEW and LabVIEW NXG. When you register for your certification, you can select the LabVIEW environment of your choice for your exam, ensuring you are tested in the environment you use for development. There is no difference between the exam requirements, competencies and topics tested, or logos based on exam environment.

If you are already certified, you do not need to retake your exams in LabVIEW NXG. However, you are free to recertify with LabVIEW NXG.


We offer LabVIEW NXG exams and preparation materials for the following LabVIEW certifications. Click the link to see an overview of that exam:


How long will I be able to recertify in the LabVIEW editor?

NI customer education will offer exams in both LabVIEW and LabVIEW NXG for as long as those software versions are supported. For more information, view the LabVIEW roadmap.


Learn more about NI’s certification program or email for more information.


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4. Related Links


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