APSS validates a candidate has a basic-to-intermediary level of knowledge to sell Avaya products and customer focused solutions. An Avaya Professional Sales Specialist understands the competitive global landscape, evaluating customer needs, identifying and recommending the right Avaya solution and communicating its business value. APSS Credentials use online tests, are valid for 2 years and are reserved exclusively for Avaya Channel Partners and Associates. Exception: APSS – Avaya Aura® Application Server 5300 (APSS -1101) remains a one year credential until further notice.