• Teradata Certified Professional Program Additional Resources and Information

  • Additional Resources and Information

    Be Wary of Imitations

    Teradata Corporation's official certification exams and certification credentials are developed, copyrighted and managed solely by the Teradata Certified Professional Program team. There are no other Teradata authorized exams, certifications or legitimate credentials in the IT industry. Don't be fooled by imitation exams, exam preparation materials or educational materials. These exams and certifications are not authorized by Teradata and are not recognized or valued in the industry. Like most imitations, there are trade-offs, short-cuts, and omissions that undervalue your efforts. To get the maximum value from the certification process, utilize only Teradata authorized materials.

    Facts You Need to Know

    The TCPP team partners with preeminent certification industry vendors and Teradata subject matter experts to develop Teradata Certification exams utilizing recognized industry standard guidelines for exam development including rigorous, legally-defensible, statistically validated analysis and scoring procedures. Teradata owns all technical content and no other exams lead to legitimate Teradata Certifications. When you embark on the process of earning any of our highly-valued Teradata Certifications, it is important to know these facts:

    1. Teradata's official certification exams are administered and proctored exclusively by: Pearson VUE, a major global testing vendor.
    2. Teradata Certification levels are awarded only when all prescribed criteria and testing have been successfully completed. Exam results and certifications are maintained within the secured Teradata Certification Tracking System that is accessible solely by candidates with their Teradata (TC) Testing ID and unique password.
    3. Candidates achieving Teradata Certifications are awarded specially designed credentials copyrighted by Teradata. The official credentials for each certification level include:
      • Candidate's name and certification level imprinted on the official Teradata certificate. Each certificate is assigned a certificate number that can be used for validation.
      • Official Teradata Certification logo that candidates may print on a business card and resume.
    4. Employers and screening agents may verify certification credentials and status.
    5. Teradata's authorized certification curriculum is offered through the Teradata Education Network at www.TeradataEducationNetwork.com and is highly recommended for learning about Teradata's technology and for certification preparation and study. Sanctioned Teradata Certification credentials are not awarded for completing courses, labs and quizzes, practice questions or tests, exams or assessments associated with any third party courseware.
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