For each exam below, attain the experience listed under “Exam Prerequisites,” familiarize yourself with all of the “Recommended Preparation Resources,” and take training to get hands-on experience. Finally, use “Exam Topics” as a study guide - these are the topics used to write the exam questions!
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The Data Literacy Certification Exam is a product-agnostic exam which measures your ability to interpret business requirements; understand and transform data; design, build, and interpret visualizations; and analyze, act on, and share results. This exam has 70 multiple-choice questions to answer in 2.5 hours.
The certification is designed to test the minimally qualified candidate within the world of data literacy. Those desiring to take the exam should have backgrounds or skills within data and analytics, allowing them to be qualified to take this exam. Those specific skills are the ability to read data with comfort, understanding what the data is saying, and being able to interpret data when presented to them. Second, the ability to work with data. Working with data means an individual is comfortable working with data sets, visualizations, and analysis. Third, an individual should be comfortable analyzing data. Analyzing data involves skills in asking questions, tying back to business objectives, and finding trends and patterns within the data. Finally, an individual should be able to argue with data, creating positions and then backing it up with data. Along with these four key characteristics, individuals should have skills in data-informed decision making, eliminate personal bias, and follow iterative analysis through the four levels of analytics: descriptive, diagnostic, predictive, and prescriptive.
The Data Analytics Certification Exam measures your analytic and statistics knowledge, from a basic to advanced level. The exam is product-agnostic and covers four categories of analytics: Data Foundations, Foundational Analytics, Interpretation of Analytics, and Advanced Analytics. Recommended for Data Analysts and Data Scientists.
The Data Analytics Certification Exam measures your technical ability within the world of data, analytics, data science, and data literacy. The exam covers technical aspects of statistics and analytics, including the ability to use data visualizations appropriately. To be prepared for this examination, individuals should have an understanding of the following elements:
The Qlik Sense Business Analyst Certification Exam measures your ability to identify requirements, design applications, prepare and load data, and develop applications. This exam has 50 multiple-choice questions to answer in 2 hours.
Practical experience developing production-quality applications in Qlik Sense
Experience creating dimensions, measures and objects for the master library
Understands user experience and design best practices and has experience building visualizations.
The Qlik Sense Data Architect Certification Exam measures your ability to identify requirements for data models, design and build data models, and validate the data. This exam has 50 multiple-choice questions to answer in 2 hours.
Practical experience developing multiple production-quality applications in Qlik Sense
Ability to write Qlik Sense LOAD scripts and validate data
Basic understanding of Extract-Transform-Load (ETL)
Create and use connectors to various data sources
Understand the QVD layer and architecture of the Qlik platform
Ability to architect data to provide optimal performance
The Qlik Sense System Administrator Certification Exam measures your ability to identify requirements for environments, install and set up Qlik Sense Enterprise, manage environments, and monitor and troubleshoot. This exam has 50 multiple-choice questions to answer in 2 hours.
At least 6 months experience as an administrator of a Microsoft Windows Server-based environment
Experience working with Qlik Sense sites and the Qlik Management Console, to provide data and application governance, library maintenance, as well as user and application security
Experience managing the policies and options that run the Qlik Sense servers and apps
Experience creating rules and managing the visualization streams
Knowledge of networking and Active Directory configuration, proxies, intermediate web servers, load balancers, etc.
Familiarity with Windows tools and logs created (e.g., Event Viewer, Services Console, DCOM Console, Windows Registry)
Experience using NSLookUp, Telnet, Ping, NetStat, Fiddler, and other browser tools to troubleshoot connectivity, interoperability, configuration, performance, etc.
The Qlik Sense Business Analyst Qualification measures your fundamental skills and applied knowledge. It requires you to build a Qlik Sense application and complete a multiple-choice question exam. You will have 1 hour 15 minutes to complete this exam. NOTE: This is not our expert-level certification, see the Qlik Sense Certifications tab on this page.
The Qlik Sense Data Architect Qualification measures your fundamental skills and applied knowledge. It requires you to build a Qlik Sense application and complete a multiple-choice question exam. You will have 1 hour 30 minutes to complete this exam. NOTE: This is not our expert-level certification, see the Qlik Sense Certifications tab on this page.
The QlikView Business Analyst Certification Exam measures your knowledge of interface design of QlikView applications. This certification is recommended for all roles involved in the analysis, design and layout of the QlikView application user interface. This exam 50 multiple-choice questions to answer in 2 hours.
Fundamental knowledge of Business Intelligence, reporting and data analysis
Practical experience working with QlikView to design applications
Visualization and user interface design experience
The QlikView Data Architect Certification Exam measures your knowledge of technical aspects of QlikView application development, including design, data modeling and scripting. This certification is recommended for all roles involved in developing, deploying and supporting QlikView applications. This exam has 60 multiple-choice questions to answer in 2 hours.
Passing the QlikView Data Architect Certification Exam grants you BOTH the QlikView Data Architect and QlikView Business Analyst certifications.
Advanced knowledge of Business Intelligence, reporting and data analysis
Knowledge of SQL and/or other scripting languages, data modeling, data visualization and advanced QlikView functions
Practical experience working with QlikView to design and develop applications
The QlikView System Administrator Certification Exam measures your knowledge of managing a QlikView Server and Publisher environment;including, your ability to install and configure QlikView Server and Publisher, perform administrative tasks, and troubleshoot problems and errors.This exam 60 multiple-choice questions to answer in 2 hours.
Fundamental knowledge of Business Intelligence, reporting, data analysis
Practical experience working with the QlikView product suite, specifically the Server and Publisher components
Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Windows Server based environments
The Qlik Compose Certification measures your ability to design, implement, and support automated data warehouse and data lake solutions within the Qlik Data Integration Compose platform. This exam has 55 multiple-choice questions to answer in 2 hours.
At least 2-3 years of experience implementing data warehouse and/or data lake solutions
Familiarity with data warehouse architectures and all phases of the data warehouse development life cycle
Ability to interpret business requirements into viable solutions