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SAS Training Classes & Certifications

Developed by SAS Institute, SAS is an integrated software system that performs programming and data management, import and export of raw data files, manipulate and transform data, report writing plus statistical and mathematical analysis. One can use SAS software through both a graphical interface and the SAS programming language, or Base SAS. It relies on user-written scripts or “programs” that are processed when requested to know what to do. SAS is flexible, can read data files created in other statistical packages and can provide a variety of output formats.

One course—up to 3 SAS Certifications!

Our training is the ideal prep for SAS Base Programming Specialist and SAS Programming Associate certifications plus it covers most of SAS Advanced Programming Professional certification. Many who have attended our hands-on training class have earned all 3 credentials. Earning SAS certification demonstrates your knowledge and strong proficiency using SAS.

With SAS training from ONLC you'll come up to speed quickly on this technology and will be ready for certification. There are many job opportunities for those with SAS skills as SAS is used in virtually every market around the globe.

Instructor-led Training (ILT)

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ILT classes are live and hands-on training. Training is fully interactive via online instructor . Attend ILT classes from your own location using your own equipment OR from any of ONLC's hundreds of centers coast to coast for an interruption-free environment.  

ONLC Value Adds

Value-adds when you train with ONLC

You get more with ONLC. Train with confidence knowing ONLC has a money-back satisfaction guarantee plus see a class a 2nd time with our optional free refresher course . These ONLC value-adds are available when students attend our public, instructor-led training classes.

Group Training

Group Training from ONLC
Get your team up to speed on SAS with group training from ONLC. We have several training options and can customize content to meet your specific needs, schedule and budget! For more and to receive a price quote see Group Training .


SAS Class Schedule

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Class Information

Click Title for Dates & Outlines Days Fee
SAS Fundamentals 3 $1195
SAS Programming Intermediate (Test-Prep for the SAS Associate and SAS Specialist Certificates) 3 $1195
SAS SQL 2 $795

SAS Certifications & Learning Paths

Attend ONLC's SAS training and you'll ready for as many as 3 SAS Certifications! Getting trained and earning a SAS authorized certificaiton can help you stand out from others in the field and proves you're skills.

SAS Base Programming Specialist
SAS Programming Associate
SAS Advanced Programming Professional

ONLC's one instructor-led class helps prepare attendees for up to 3 SAS certifications—Specialist and Associate level certifications PLUS most of the Professional level credential.


Though no prior SAS experience is required to attend this course, students should already have experience using computer software including an understanding of file structure and general system commands.

Instructor-led Training Course
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SAS Fundamentals
In this 3-day, hands-on, online instructor-led course you'll explore SAS 9.4 programming syntax and fundamentals needed to do data reports.
You'll also...

  • Become familiar with SAS IDE
  • Understand essential visualizations
  • Know the fundamental statistical analysis required for most data science and analytics reports
  • Clean up common data set problems
  • Use linear progression for data prediction
  • Write programs in SAS

This training helps prepare students for two SAS certificates: SAS Base Programming Specialist and SAS Programming Associate. Additionally, the content covers most of a third credential, SAS Advanced Programming Professional, with the exception of macros. Students who wish to pursue the advanced level certification may request the macros slide packet during class.†

NOTE: Candidates for the Advanced Programming Professional credential must hold a current SAS 9 Base Programming Specialist or SAS Certified Specialist: Base Programming Using SAS 9.4 certification to be awarded the advanced certification.

SAS Exam Content Guides & Sample Questions

SAS Practice Tests

Determine your readiness for the authorized exam by first taking the free practice exam.** Practice exams are available by individual credential. Once registered with SAS you'll have 180 days from activation to do the practice test. You'll receive a report score with performance details and will be able to review questions. Take the practice test as many times as needed within the 180 day period.

Free SAS Practice Exam **

SAS Authorized Certification Exams

A00-231: SAS 9.4 Base Programming
A00-215: SAS 9.4 Programming Fundamentals
A00-212: SAS 9.4 Advanced Programming

SAS Authorized Exams are administered by SAS and Pearson VUE .

Exams are offered separately and require individual registration. Achieving a passing score on an authorized exam earns the designated certification and you will be awarded a digital badge from SAS.

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ONLC Training Centers has locations coast to coast

Training Locations Coast to Coast
ONLC provides live, hands-on classes with an online instructor at our hundreds of training centers coast to coast. Our centers are fully equipped and provide an interruption-free environment to focus on learning. Find ONLC centers near me .


Train at Home

Live Classes from Home
You can attend our same live, instructor-led classes from the comfort and convenience of your own home. The setup is really easy and you don't have to have the class software on your device. Follow our easy setup video . If you're still not sure about the setup after watching the video contact an ONLC Advisor toll free for assistance.


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Our advisors can assist you with questions about our classes, vendor certifications and discount options plus help you select training that is right for you. For assistance, contact our Education Advisors toll free in the USA at 1-800-288-8221 (weekdays).




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** SAS Practice exams are through SAS and at the time this page was created were free of charge. Moving forward should a fee be required for the SAS Practice Tests, ONLC will NOT be responsible for any such fees or charges.

† Macros slide packet is only available to ONLC students attending and completing our instructor-led SAS Fundamentals training course.