Certification Exams

You know you’re a Tableau expert. Now show the world. If you’re exam-ready, TC16 is a great place to get your Tableau Desktop or Server certification at a reduced price. Qualified Associate and Certified Professional levels are available. Exams sell out quickly, so we recommend purchasing them during the registration process.

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 on Monday, Thursday afternoon and Friday.
  • You should be ready to take the exam when you arrive at TC16. 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.

Exam Schedule

Monday
Nov 7

Desktop 10 Qualified Associate

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

This exam is intended for those who have comprehensive understanding of functionality in Tableau Desktop 10 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. Please review the Exam Preparation Guide at www.tableau.com/certification before registering.

Desktop 10 Certified Professional

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

This exam is intended for those who have advanced knowledge and skills in Tableau Desktop 10 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 have achieved your Desktop 10 Qualified Associate title to take this exam. Please review the Exam Preparation Guide at www.tableau.com/certification before registering.

Server 10 Qualified Associate

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

This exam is intended for those who have a comprehensive understanding of Tableau Server 10 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. Please review the Exam Preparation Guide at www.tableau.com/certification before registering.

Server 10 Certified Professional

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

This exam is intended for those who have a comprehensive understanding of Tableau Server 10 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 have achieved your Server 10 Qualified Associate title to take this exam. Please review the Exam Preparation Guide at www.tableau.com/certification before registering.

Thursday
Nov 10

Desktop 10 Qualified Associate

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

This exam is intended for those who have comprehensive understanding of functionality in Tableau Desktop 10 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. Please review the Exam Preparation Guide at www.tableau.com/certification before registering.

Server 10 Qualified Associate

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

This exam is intended for those who have a comprehensive understanding of Tableau Server 10 functionality in a single-machine environment and 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. Please review the Exam Preparation Guide at www.tableau.com/certification before registering.

Friday
Nov 11

Desktop 10 Qualified Associate

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

This exam is intended for those who have comprehensive understanding of functionality in Tableau Desktop 10 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. Please review the Exam Preparation Guide at www.tableau.com/certification before registering.

Desktop 10 Certified Professional

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

This exam is intended for those who have advanced knowledge and skills in Tableau Desktop 10 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 have achieved your Desktop 10 Qualified Associate title to take this exam. Please review the Exam Preparation Guide at www.tableau.com/certification before registering.

Server 10 Qualified Associate

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

This exam is intended for those who have a comprehensive understanding of Tableau Server 10 functionality in a single-machine environment and 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. Please review the Exam Preparation Guide at www.tableau.com/certification before registering.

Server 10 Certified Professional

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

This exam is intended for those who have a comprehensive understanding of Tableau Server 10 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 have achieved your Server 10 Qualified Associate title to take this exam. Please review the Exam Preparation Guide at www.tableau.com/certification before registering.


Exams for Version 10 products will be available 1-3 months after product release. If you have achieved Version 9 Qualified Associate or Certified Professional, you only need to pass the Version 10 Delta exam to receive a new certificate and update your highest title to Version 10. Delta exams will be available online.

As a Version 8 or 9 title holder, you are also able to pass the Version 10 Qualified Associate exam to update your highest title to Version 10.

Email certification@tableau.com with questions.