Data Analyst Associate

DataCamp's Data Analyst Associate Certification is awarded to individuals who successfully complete one timed exam (DA101) and one practical exam.

Certification Requirements

DA101 is a 2-hour exam that assesses your proficiency in data management, exploratory analysis, and statistical experimentation using SQL. Most candidates typically complete it in one hour. To successfully pass this exam, you should be able to:

  • Perform data extraction, joining and aggregation tasks
  • Perform cleaning tasks to prepare data for analysis
  • Assess data quality and perform validation tasks
  • Calculate metrics to effectively report characteristics of data and relationships between features
  • Read, and analyze data visualizations to represent the relationships between features
  • Describe statistical concepts that underpin hypothesis testing and experimentation

 

What to expect on the practical exam

The final step in this certification is a practical exam. The practical exam assesses your skills in data management and exploratory analysis. You'll review a business problem, validate data and calculate metrics. The practical exam is graded automatically, you will need to get all elements of the practical correct to pass.

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
  • Calculate metrics to effectively report characteristics of data and relationships between features

If you have questions or feedback related to certification, please submit your inquiry here.