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Expand Your Knowledge and Credibility

Both new users and seasoned professionals can choose a certification goal consistent with the need to demonstrate Teradata Database knowledge. Each certification level builds upon the last, which enables individuals to reach their career goals.

Teradata Certifications

Maximize your competitive advantage—become certified in the world’s most powerful database technology. More than 66,000 Teradata Certifications have been awarded, each recognized as an industry-standard measure of Teradata technical competence for IT professionals.

Teradata Database provides multiple certification options : 

teradata database certified associate

Candidate understands core concepts of the Teradata Database and the value Teradata provides users.

TERADATA DATABASE CERTIFIED DBA

Candidate has core knowledge to manage archives, plan capacity requirements, identify optimal database, and design tables—including indexing options.

TERADATA DATABASE CERTIFIED ADVANCED DBA

Candidate can identify optimal archive and database table design, restore strategies, analyze system trends, and translate logical to physical data models.

TERADATA DATABASE CERTIFIED DEVELOPER

Candidate can design and write optimized applications that integrate and access data in Teradata environments.

TERADATA DATABASE CERTIFIED ADVANCED DEVELOPER

Candidate has an in-depth knowledge of database design concepts and advanced indexing strategies for query and ETL application development.

TERADATA DATABASE CERTIFIED SYSTEM ARCHITECT

Currently in development.
Candidate can design enterprise data warehouse architectures with rigor centered around the Teradata environment.

TERADATA DATABASE CERTIFIED MASTER

Candidate has knowledge to be a technical authority for designing, implementing, and managing a Teradata enterprise-wide data warehouse. Achieve this certification by passing all exams in this track.

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Simplified Career Track Progression

The Teradata Database track includes one foundational certification, as well as job role certifications.

Free Training for Associate Exam

Teradata Database web-based training is free for the Associate Exam.

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Digital Badging for Certifications

Digital badges can be shared on social networking sites to communicate achievement and promote certifications.

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Maintaining Certifications after Expiration 

To maintain certification, either pass the same exam or an advanced certification exam for the same job role prior to the expiration date.

  • Simplified Career Track Progression
  • Free Training for Associate Exam
  • Digital Badging for Certifications
  • Maintaining Certifications after Expiration 

Exam Bypass Options

Bypass Exams with Prior Teradata 14 Certification 

Our exam bypass options allow candidates to skip exams in the Teradata track if they earned similar certifications for Teradata 14.
There are three instances in which you can bypass an exam:
If you have a TD 14 Professional certification, you can bypass:

  • Associate Exam

If you have a TD 14 Technical Specialist, Solutions Developer, or Enterprise Architect certification, you can bypass:

  • Associate Exam
  • Developer Exam

If you have a TD 14 Database Administrator or Master certification, you can bypass:

  • Associate Exam
  • DBA Exam
  • Developer Exam