Tableau Desktop Specialist Certification Prep
What you'll learn
- Prepare to pass the Tableau Specialist exam with the two included full-length practice tests!
- Create live data connections and data extracts. Combine data sources with joins, blends, and unions.
- Visualize with charts, charts, maps, and text tables. Combine views in interactive dashboards and stories.
- Organize your data with filters, sorts, hierarchies, groups, and sets.
- Understand difference between dimensions and measures, discrete fields and continuous fields, table calculations and aggregate calculations.
- Answer knowledge based theoretical questions and hands-on questions on the Tableau Specialist curriculum topics.
- You'll need a Windows or Mac computer where you can install a free copy of Tableau Public
This course has just one goal: to prepare you to pass the Tableau Desktop Specialist exam.
In August 2021 Tableau did a major update to the exam. The exam is now administered by Pearson. The three Tableau Desktop Specialist certification exams included in this course have been updated to follow the new test format.
The course includes
A downloadable study guide with notes and links
Information about taking the Specialist exam at home with a remote proctor
Videos covering the Specialist topic areas:
Connecting to & Preparing Data including SQL unions and joins
Exploring & Analyzing Data
Understanding Tableau Concepts
Three self-scoring full-length practice exams with solution guide
An instructor ready to answer your questions!
Research demonstrates and top students know that the best way to prepare for a test is to take high quality practice tests. Prepare well and pass on the first try.
Listen to my students:
Joana wrote, "I wanted to thank you and congratulate you on this course. I ultimately purchased it for the exams, which I thought were the perfect way to practice, but the whole course is put together really nicely, the videos are great and they touch on all the important subjects, and the study guide was super useful. I passed the Specialist exam this Monday with 92%. Thanks again!"
And Kalyani wrote, "I just Completed your Tableau Desktop Specialist prep course on Udemy, Loved the way you teach and course structure. It helped me get certified."
Do I need a Tableau Desktop license to take this course?
No, you can use Tableau Public, a free version of Tableau Desktop. There is no need to pay a licensing fee in order to learn Tableau and pass the Tableau Desktop Specialist certification.
Why get the Specialist certification?
Career Advancement: A Tableau Specialist certification can demonstrate to potential employers that you have a deep understanding of the Tableau software and advanced data visualization best practices, which can help you advance in your career or increase your earning potential.
Validation of Skills: The Tableau Specialist certification process tests your knowledge and skills in a variety of advanced areas, such as data visualization, data analysis, and data management. By earning a certification, you can validate your skills and knowledge to employers and clients.
Professional Recognition: Tableau is one of the most widely used data visualization tools in the market, and having a specialist certification in Tableau can help you stand out in a competitive job market.
Personal Development: The Tableau Specialist certification process can help you increase your understanding of advanced data visualization techniques and improve your ability to communicate insights from data.
Access to Tableau Community: Tableau Specialist certification gives you access to the Tableau community, which includes other certified individuals, Tableau experts, and a wealth of resources to help you continue to learn and grow in your career.
Increased Job Opportunities: Tableau specialist certification can open up job opportunities for positions such as Data Visualization Analyst, Data Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst, and Data Scientist.
Overall, Tableau Desktop Specialist certification can be a valuable asset to your career and professional development, and it is also a great way to validate your skills and knowledge in advanced data visualization and analysis. It can help you to pursue more advanced roles and increase your earning potential.
Should I take the Desktop Specialist or Data Analyst Certification?
If you're new to Tableau, take the Desktop Specialist. If you're more experienced, go for the Data Analyst.
Who this course is for:
- Beginner data analytics students and professionals
Let me tell you about myself, and why I became interested in Tableau and Power BI.
I earned a Masters in Analytics from NC State in 2013 and now work as a data analyst in the health insurance industry. Using tools such as SAS, Tableau, and Teradata, I conduct analysis to help my company improve healthcare affordability and customer engagement.
I've earned the Tableau Desktop Specialist and Tableau Data Analyst certifications.