Guidewire’s Best Training Courses for Developers (2023)

Whether you’re a new Guidewire developer preparing for a Guidewire implementation or an experienced developer looking to hone your skills, Guidewire Education has a variety of courses to enhance competencies and instill confidence. The following sections provide more details about Guidewire’s top courses for developers and the value they provide.

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    1. New and Updated Training Courses for Developers
    2. How Do I Get Started?
    3. How Do I Build Platform Skills?
    4. How Do I Deepen Expertise for My Role?

1. New and Updated Training Courses for Developers

Expand your proficiency with the following courses that cover important topics related to new features (by ski release), fundamentals, and analytics. “New Features” courses include knowledge checks that will update your certifications when completed successfully.

Hakuba New Features Courses

Additional New or Updated Courses

2. How Do I Get Started?

As a developer, you can start with courses that introduce Guidewire product features, methodology, tools, and how to maximize product value.

You should complete the Introduction course that fits the product you support. Even if you have years of experience, this training is valuable for understanding the impact that code changes can have on baseline product functionality. This will also help you provide better support for business requirements.

Click the link to view the description, duration, and agenda of each of the following courses:

3. How Do I Build Platform Skills?

After getting a good baseline of learning about product features and implementation considerations, you’ll move on to our platform curriculum and earn your first certification — Guidewire Certified Associate!

This learning phase is critical for developers to support the health of Guidewire products. These courses enhance skills with platform-level functionality and best practices to empower you to build cloud-ready, scalable, future-proofed solutions.

The 5-day InsuranceSuite Developer Fundamentals course provides essential information on the key platform capabilities for InsuranceSuite. The course also covers best practices when developing on Guidewire Cloud.

Check out the Developer Fundamentals FAQ for more details.

4. How Do I Deepen Expertise for My Role?

For more expertise, you can continue with courses specific to your product and role. Learn about product-specific capabilities, then apply your new knowledge to real-world scenarios to build confidence and proficiency. Here are the most popular courses to increase your product knowledge:

InsuranceSuite Integration:
Integrate and exchange information with other enterprise applications using industry techniques and Guidewire tools such as Guidewire Studio, basic syntax, Gosu, document management systems, and Integration Framework.

Configure entities, locations, revisioning, underwriting, authority profiles, validation, permissions, activities, job flows, and rules.

ClaimCenter Configuration:
Configure user interfaces, Gosu rules, business model, contacts, claims, transactions, financial holds, service requests, searches, histories, and permissions.
BillingCenter Configuration:
Configure workflow, business rules, and how to extend business rule capabilities using Gosu plugins.


Thank you for your dedication to learning the best practices and delivering future-proofed solutions as a Guidewire developer!

You can access complete learning paths and courses online 24/7 by logging in to Once you are logged in, select My Learning > My Learning Paths and then choose the appropriate subscription. You can also learn more about the certification program options.

Happy learning!

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