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Tableau Desktop Certified Professional

Tableau Desktop Certified Professionals have advanced knowledge and skills in Tableau Desktop and the ability to apply visual analytics methodologies to help people see and understand data.

The Tableau Desktop Certified Professional exam was retired on July 31, 2021.  See our FAQ for more details.

Exam Details

Though we are no longer delivering this exam, titleholders have proven advanced Tableau skills tested via the following:

Skills Measured

  • Module 1 - Visual Best Practices: Understanding visual best practices and how to apply them. While most data can be presented in many different formats, certain choices are more appropriate in some situations.
  • Module 2 - Advanced Technical Skills: Prove advanced knowledge and application of Tableau Desktop functionality. The resulting views should be accurate and adhere to visual best practices.
  • Module 3 - Storytelling: Make discoveries with data. This section of the exam provides a data set with a scenario. The assignment is to build a compelling and convincing story, always keeping visual best practices in mind.


Find more details in the Desktop Certified Professional Exam Prep Guide and develop a full understanding of what this achievement means.