Certification

Certify your Tableau expertise.

Being Certified should carry weight. That's why we offer two levels of testing, for both Desktop and Server. Whether you choose to become a Qualified Associate or Certified Professional, your title showcases both your expertise and skill. Validate your experience using Tableau, and augment your career with data analytics training.

Review our Certification Program Guide to answer your questions and help prepare you for exam success.

Version 9 Certification - Qualification and Certification exams for version 9 products will release within 3 months following the product release. If you have additional questions, email certification@tableau.com.

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8 Qualified Associate

Before taking this exam, we recommend you take Fundamentals and Advanced courses and have 5+ months of Desktop working experience.

Tableau Desktop 8 Certified Professional

We recommend you take our Visual Analytics course and have at least 9 months of Desktop working experience. Before testing, you must first pass the Desktop Qualification exam.

Tableau Desktop 9 Delta exam

This exam is for anyone who is currently a Tableau Desktop 8 Qualified Associate or Certified Professional. Take this exam to upgrade your title to version 9. We’ll only test on the new features and changes in Tableau 9. Check out the Delta Exam FAQ for more info.

Tableau Server

Tableau Server 8 Qualified Associate

To prepare for this challenging exam, we recommend you take Tableau Server Essentials and have 3+ months of Tableau working experience.

Tableau Server 8 Certified Professional

We recommend you take Server Comprehensive (PDF) and have at least 9 months of Server experience. Before testing, you must first pass the Server Qualification exam.

Tableau Server 9 Delta exam

This exam is for anyone who is currently a Tableau Server 8 Qualified Associate or Certified Professional. Take this exam to upgrade your title to version 9. We’ll only test on the new features and changes in Tableau 9. Check out the Delta Exam FAQ for more info.

Certification Program Guide

  1. Review the Program FAQ - Get your questions about the program answered and decide which exams are right for you.
  2. Take Classroom Training - In addition to real-life experience, prepare for exams with in-person, virtual and onsite Tableau courses.
  3. Register for your exam - Create a new account through Loyalist Exam Services and get your exam on the books.
  4. Set up your computer for the exam - Directions are boring! But you'll want to follow this guide before you take your exams. Avoid technical headaches or system issues as you take your exam remotely.
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