Certification Exams

You know you’re a Tableau expert. Now show the world.

If you’re exam-ready, Tableau Conference 2017 is a great place to get your Tableau Desktop or Server certification at a reduced price. At TC17, we will be offering our next release of Tableau Product exams with fantastic benefits; more details to come.

All exams will be on the current version of the product at the time of testing.

Individual Exam Guides will be posted closer to the event, but in the meantime, please review the Version 10 Guides before registering for an exam.

Important notes:

  • Only one exam is allowed per Conference attendee.
  • Certification fees are in addition to Conference registration and follow the Conference Cancellation policy.
  • Certifications are held all day Monday and Thursday afternoon.
  • You should be ready to take the exam when you arrive at TC17. Training held at the Conference will not be sufficient to enable you to pass.
  • Exams purchased to be taken at the Conference are non-transferrable to online exams, and vice versa.
  • Should your exam have required prerequisites, you must meet the prerequisites at the time of testing or your exam will be cancelled in accordance with the Conference Cancellation policy.
  • Find more Tableau certification resources here.

Have you already passed a Tableau exam? More information on the next release here.

Exam Schedule

Monday, Oct. 9

Desktop Qualified Associate

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Price: $200
Location: TBD

This exam is intended for those who have comprehensive understanding of functionality in Tableau Desktop and at least five months of applying this understanding in the product. You can begin this two-hour exam anytime between 9:00 AM and 2:30 PM on this day.

Desktop Certified Professional

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Price: $500
Location: TBD

This exam is intended for those who have advanced knowledge and skills in Tableau Desktop and the ability to apply visual analytics methodologies to help people see and understand data. You should have at least nine months of dedicated experience using Tableau Desktop prior to attempting the exam. You can begin this three-hour exam anytime between 9:00 AM and 1:30 PM on this day. You must be an active Desktop Qualified Associate to take this exam.

Server Qualified Associate

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Price: $200
Location: TBD

This exam is intended for those who have a comprehensive understanding of Tableau Server functionality in a single-machine environment and have approximately 4-6 months of experience. Typical roles include System Administrator or Consultant. You can begin this ninety minute exam anytime between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM on this day.

Server Certified Professional

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Price: $700
Location: TBD

This exam is intended for those who have a comprehensive understanding of Tableau Server functionality in single-machine and enterprise configurations. You should have at least nine months of hands-on Tableau Server experience. Typical roles include System Administrator, System Architect, IT Representative, Implementer, or Consultant. You must begin this seven-hour exam at 9:00 AM on this day. You must be an active Server Qualified Associate to take this exam.

Thursday, Oct. 12

Desktop Qualified Associate

3:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Price: $200
Locaton: TBD

This exam is intended for those who have comprehensive understanding of functionality in Tableau Desktop and at least five months of applying this understanding in the product. You can begin this two-hour exam anytime between 3:30 PM and 4:30 PM on this day.

Desktop Certified Professional

3:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Price: $500
Location: TBD

This exam is intended for those who have advanced knowledge and skills in Tableau Desktop and the ability to apply visual analytics methodologies to help people see and understand data. You should have at least nine months of dedicated experience using Tableau Desktop prior to attempting the exam. You must begin this three-hour exam at 3:30 PM on this day. You must be an active Desktop Qualified Associate to take this exam.

Server Qualified Associate

3:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Price: $200
Location: TBD

This exam is intended for those who have a comprehensive understanding of Tableau Server functionality in a single-machine environment and have approximately 4-6 months of experience. Typical roles include System Administrator or Consultant. You can begin this ninety minute exam anytime between 3:30 PM and 5:00 PM on this day.