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Data Analyst Certification

Showcase your ability to answer business critical questions and provide vital information to stakeholders. You will need to be able to effectively visualize and communicate your results.

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Begin your journey

Embark on your certification journey by registering today! Once registered, you'll have 30 days to conquer the timed exam(s) and practical exam. To ensure you're fully prepared, we recommend taking the readiness quiz before the certification.

Timed Exams

Test your knowledge

We will put your skills to the test with two timed exams. You will have two hours and two attempts at each exam to show you are ready. Not quite there? Don't worry, DataCamp's learning platform has everything you need to prepare and achieve your goals. 

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Practical exam

Instant feedback, instant results!

Once you've completed the timed exam, get ready to showcase your abilities in the practical exam. Dive into the sample exam beforehand to familiarize yourself with the format and expectations. For associate exams, you will be automatically graded, giving you your results moements after submitting. At higher levels you will be graded by a real human who will review the report and presentation that you submit. 

Receive a certificate

Congratulations!

Congratulations! You've navigated through the challenging terrains of our certification journey, showcasing your expertise and commitment along the way. In this final step, bask in the glory of your achievements as you officially receive your Certification. This badge of excellence not only symbolizes your proficiency in the field but opens doors to new opportunities in your career.

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Which level is right for me?

DataCamp's Data Analyst Certifications are offered at multiple levels, designed to align perfectly with your career goals, no matter where you are in your professional journey.

Data Analyst Associate

The Data Analyst Associate Certification is your gateway into the world of data, equipping you with foundational knowledge required to be successful as a Data Analyst.

This Certification has a deadline of 30 days and the full requirements can be found here.

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Timed Exam 1 (DA101) | 2 hours

This exam evaluates your skills in data management, exploratory analysis, and statistical experimentation using SQL. To pass, you must be proficient in extracting, joining, and aggregating data; cleaning and preparing data for analysis; assessing data quality and performing validations; calculating metrics to report data characteristics and feature relationships; analyzing data visualizations; and understanding statistical concepts related to hypothesis testing and experimentation.


Practical Exam (DA501P)

The practical exam assesses your skills in data management and exploratory analysis. You'll review a business problem, validate data and calculate metrics. To pass the practical exam, you'll need to be able to perform standard data extraction, joining and aggregation tasks, assess data quality and perform validation tasks, perform standard cleaning tasks to prepare data for analysis and calculate metrics to effectively report characteristics of data and relationships between features.

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Data Analyst

The Data Analyst Associate Certification can be taken in R or Python and tests more advanced techniques, preparing you with the skills you need for entry-level Data Analyst roles.

This Certification has a deadline of 30 days and the full requirements can be found here.

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Timed Exam 1 (DA101) | 2 hours

This exam is the same as the Associate level exam.


Timed Exam 2 (DA201) | 1 hour

Tests your data management, programming, and modeling skills in R or Python, and SQL. To pass, you must perform data extraction, joining, aggregation, and cleaning in SQL, and assess and validate data quality. You should also be proficient in R or Python for similar tasks, including collecting data from non-standard formats. The exam requires preparing data for modeling, implementing and assessing supervised and unsupervised learning models, and writing production-quality code with functions, control flow, and loops. Additionally, you must demonstrate best practices in version control, testing, and package development.


Practical Exam (DA601P)

The practical exam evaluates your skills in data visualization and communication. You will review a business problem, create relevant visualizations, and present a summary of your findings to a defined audience. This presentation must be recorded and submitted via the certification portal. To pass, you need to effectively use data visualization to support your findings, explain how data informs business decisions, frame and summarize stories using data, and communicate with business leaders using both written and verbal tactics.

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Prepare for Data Analyst Associate Certification

Make sure you're fully prepared for Certification by exploring the following Tracks.
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Associate Data Analyst in SQL

AdvancedSkill Level
39hrs
Gain the SQL skills you need to query a database, analyze the results, and become a SQL proficient Data Analyst. No prior coding experience required!
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Prepare for Data Analyst Certification

Make sure you're fully prepared for Certification by exploring the following Tracks.
Explore Full Library

Associate Data Analyst in SQL

AdvancedSkill Level
39hrs
Gain the SQL skills you need to query a database, analyze the results, and become a SQL proficient Data Analyst. No prior coding experience required!
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Start Track
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Get exclusive access to our Certified Community

Once you’re certified, you’ll get access to our exclusive certification community. You’ll be able to connect with other certified professionals and explore content curated just for you by our community team.

  • Events with industry experts
  • Group forums to ask questions and get feedback on your work and portfolio
  • Exclusive content tailored to making you a top data professional
  • Resources to stand out and excel in your job search
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FAQ

What is a Data Analyst?

Data analysts work with business stakeholders to provide actionable insights from data. They are typically using visualizations and statistical methods to understand and interpret data, identify patterns and trends and make recommendations. They will generally be using SQL and visualizations tools, adding in Python or R as they progress in their career.

Who hires Data Analysts?

Data Analysts are hired in all industries and companies of all sizes. As a data analyst you can expect to work on wide ranging problems within an organization. In some companies Data Analysts will be part of a single data team, acting as consultants to other departments. While other companies will have data analysts based in a particular domain such as marketing or product development.

How much do DataCamp Certifications cost?

DataCamp Certification is included with your premium subscription, so there are no additional costs. When you subscribe you will have access to all of the learning materials to prepare for your certification, practice assessments and exams and the certification itself.

Does DataCamp provide materials to prepare for Certification?

Yes! As part of your subscription, you will have access to our content library that includes hundreds of hours of courses, practice and projects. You won’t need to complete it all though. We have curated a series of Career tracks that will guide you through building the core skills you will need for certification. Once you feel ready, we also provide a range of resources to help you prepare for the exams themselves, giving you a chance to experience the process before you start.

When do I have to take the exams?

For DataCamp Certifications you can take the exams whenever you want. Just like the rest of the DataCamp platform, we have designed the certification process so that you can fit it into your schedule. For some of our exams, once you start you will have a set number of hours to complete, and you will have 30 days overall to complete all of the requirements. But otherwise, the process is designed so that everyone has the opportunity to get certified.

How long are DataCamp Certifications valid for?

Our Career Certifications are valid for two years from the date awarded. The data industry is moving quickly and it is important to keep your skills up to date, so you will be invited to retake the exams after two years, or if you would prefer, you can attempt to upgrade to a more advanced level certification.

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