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Tableau® Certification Classes


Earning Tableau® certification training proves to clients and prospective employers that you have the technical skills to maximize what Tableau can do. Tableau is business intelligence (BI) software for data analytics. As more and more companies incorporate tools to analyze and visualize data to solve business intelligence issues, so too is the need for Tableau certified professionals.

ONLC Training Centers has the Tableau classes that can help you prepare for Tableau certification. Our classes are led by seasoned instructors who have real-world experience using Tableau and years of teaching working professionals.

Attend hands-on, instructor-led Tableau certification training courses at ONLC's hundreds of training centers or from your own location. Classes are live, fully interactive with hands-on exercises so you are learning the skills needed to become a certified Tableau professional.


Tableau Certifications


Tableau Desktop Specialist Certification

Tableau Desktop Specialist

This entry-level credential focuses on foundational functionality and product comprehension. This is a good starting point for Tableau certification. Our Novice Users course, as stated by its title, is for those new to Tableau. Certificate program candidates who have been using Tableau for at least one month and have experience with other analytics and visualization tools such as Power BI can attend the faster-paced Experienced IT Pros class.


Tableau Instructor-led Course
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Tableau Certification Exam

Tableau Desktop Specialist

Tableau exams are hands-on and include, performance-based tasks. Authorized exams are available Tableau's exam provider, Pearson Vue and are available online or at their testing centers.

In addition to hands-on training, certification candidates should review the Tableau Desktop Specialist Exam Prep Guide .

Successfully passing this exam earns the title of Tableau Desktop Specialist. This certification title does not expire.


Tableau Certified Data Analyst Certification

Tableau Certified Data Analyst

A Data Analyst uses Tableau Desktop, Tableau Prep, and either Tableau Server or Tableau Online. Tableau Certified Data Analysts make the most out of data for stakeholders and decision makers. Analysts understand business problems, identify data for analysis and provide insights to assist with making better business decisions.

Though not required, candidates for Tableau Certified Data Analyst certification are encouraged to have at minimum 6 months hands-on experience using Tableau.


Tableau Instructor-led Courses
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Tableau Certification Exam

Tableau Data Analyst

In addition to hands-on experience, certification candidates should review the Tableau Certified Data Analyst Exam Prep Guide prior to taking the authorized exam.

Tableau exams have a questions section to test knowledge and hands-on plus performance-based tasks to verify skills. To maintain integrity, exam content is subject to change at any time without prior notice. As such, training may not cover all exam topics.

Tableau authorized certification exams are available from Pearson Vue and can be taken at their testing centers or online. See steps to create Tableau Certification Account .

Successfully passing the exam earns the title of Tableau Certified Data Analyst. This certification title is valid for two years. To keep your title active you will need to pass the current version of the same level exam before your title expires.


Tableau Class Schedule

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Class Information

Click Title for Dates & Outlines Days Fee
Tableau Desktop Portfolio
Tableau Desktop Level 1: Introduction for Novice Users 3 $1495
Tableau Desktop Level 1: Introduction for Experienced IT Professionals 2 $1095
Tableau Desktop Level 2: Beyond the Basics 2 $1095
Tableau Desktop Level 3: Dashboard Deep Dive 2 $1095
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Why You Should Train with ONLC...

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Tons of Class Topics.
ONLC has an extensive library of classes so it's really easy to do all of your training with us. In addition to a wealth of course topics, our curriculum typically includes introduction up through advanced-level training, specialty topics, and certification preps for most software programs. See all Course Topics .

Hundreds of Training Centers.
Attend our live, hands-on instructor-led classes from any of our training centers coast-to-coast (find ONLC centers near me ), OR attend from your own location (see easy home setup ). Training is fully interactive no matter what location you choose.

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Want a second look at a public instructor-led (ILT) course you attended with ONLC? Our optional refresher course lets you repeat the same course one time (1x) for free within a year. Some restrictions apply and not applicable for retired or self-study courses. See free retake option .

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ONLC is so confident in the quality of our computer training that we have a money-back guarantee on our public, instructor-led courses (see Money-back Guarantee ).

Personal Guidance.
Our team of knowledgeable Education Advisors can provide individualized guidance and answer questions about certification, our classes, available learning formats as well as discount opportunities. Advisors are available weekdays by phone at 1-800-288-8221 or via the chat feature on our website.

News & Offers

Certification news

Tableau Certification News
Tableau retired the Tableau Desktop Associate and Tableau Desktop Professional certifications as of July 31, 2021. In their place is the credential, Tableau Certified Data Analyst. Candidates for the data analyst certification are encouraged to have at minimum 6 months hands-on experience using Tableau. See Tableau Data Analyst learning path.


Group training available from ONLC

Tableau Group Training
ONLC offers learning solutions for groups so coordinators can successfully upskill teams on Tableau while maintaining their budget. Training can be via our public schedule or as private sessions delivered virtually or in-person on-site. With private sessions, content can be customized to address specific needs, configurations and technologies. To explore how we can minimize employee downtime and costs while maximizing learning, call 1.800.288.8221 (weekdays) or inquire via email.


Train at Home

Convenient ONLC Centers to Attend Tableau Class
We schedule every instructor-led (ILT) Tableau class for each of our ONLC Training Centers locations. Our training rooms are outfitted with the equipment needed for training and provide an interruption-free space so you can concentrate fully on learning. See ONLC locations.


Train at Home

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


Private group training available from ONLC

Volume Training Discounts
Need multiple courses and/or multiple people trained? ONLC has a number of savings options for volume purchases. To ensure you're getting the best discounting available speak with an ONLC Advisor. Many plans are good for up to 12 months from date of purchase. Explore savings options by calling 1.800.288.8221 (weekdays) or ONLC savings plans.



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