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The Teradata Certified Professional Program (TCPP) security and privacy statements and initiatives are conveniently published for your review prior to scheduling Teradata Certification Exams. The policies protect the integrity of Teradata’s intellectual property and the value of Teradata Certifications you’ve earned.
Please read the information in each section listed. Lack of awareness regarding TCPP security policies will not serve as justification for security policy violations or subsequent appeals. All policies, unless specifically noted, apply to all certification tracks.
At Teradata, we take enormous pride in our Certification Program. Since 1999, the Teradata Certified Professional Program (TCPP) has been certifying Customers, Partners, Consultants, and internal Teradata employees on Teradata technology.
Teradata invests a great deal of time, money, and resources in the Certification Program, including marketing, program implementation, customer services, and by providing some of the best Teradata experts for new exam development. Our goal is to provide a high quality, high value Certification that is meaningful to both employers and employees and that validates and recognizes Teradata knowledge and skills needed to maximize the power of Teradata technology.
Teradata is committed to maintaining the value and integrity of every Teradata Certification granted through our program. Any behavior which could undermine the value and integrity of the Teradata Certified Professional Program certification process will not be tolerated.
These are some of the ways in which Teradata monitors and ensures program integrity, keeping your investment in our program secure:
The TCPP staff appreciates your commitment to and investment in achieving Teradata certifications.
The Teradata Certification Candidate Agreement is the legal contract between you and Teradata regarding Teradata certification, including NDA clauses. All Candidates must agree to the Candidate Agreement prior to beginning any Teradata Certification Exam. We highly recommend that you review the applicable TCPP Candidate Agreement PRIOR to your test date:
Privacy of your test results and demographic information is referenced in the Teradata Candidate Agreements.
The Teradata Certified Professional Program (TCPP) has implemented security policies to protect your investment in our program, the value of Certifications earned, and the integrity of Teradata’s intellectual property (IP). Security violations could result in exam score invalidation and, in some cases, program bans. Please review the following security information to ensure compliance with TCPP’s security protocols.
The following are considered TCPP security violations:
Any individual or combination of violations above could result in the invalidation or revocation of your Certification and/or a ban from the program. Please note: Teradata does not refund exam fees for invalidated exams, revoked Certifications, etc.
Teradata utilizes data forensics to monitor testing centers and individual exam results. Data forensics is the statistical analysis of exam data. Statistical evidence is used to corroborate evidence of anomalous test results. Teradata reserves the right to request that a Candidate retake an exam, at Teradata’s expense and selected test center, due to indeterminate exam results.
Teradata Certification exams required to achieve your certification goal needs to be passed in sequential order as defined on the certification required exam page.
Taking exams out of order is a violation of the TCPP Security Policy and will delay processing of exam results and may result in score invalidation.
To avoid re-take violations, please follow Teradata Exam Re-Take policies as outlined here:
Per the Teradata Certified Professional Program Candidate Agreement, the Teradata Certified Professional Program reserves the right to ban any candidate from the program that is found to be in violation of said agreement. If you are banned from the program,
If you are notified that you are eligible for reinstatement after being banned, you must accept the Reinstatement Terms and Conditions.
To appeal an exam invalidation or program ban, please send an email to TCPP.Security@Teradata.com.
The Teradata Certified Professional Program team will review all information and render a decision in a timely manner. Teradata reserves the right to make all final exam validation and program banning decisions.
Questions regarding the TCPP Security Policies can be emailed to: TCPP.Security@teradata.com
Security violations should be reported anonymously to: TCPP.Security@teradata.com