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DAU Certified Data & Analytics Tester (2 days)

Data & Analytics United: Certified Data & Analytics Tester (DAU CDAT) is a 2-day interactive certification course to help you learn how to utilize embedded structured testing in order to reach and improve the quality goals of your everyday work. The training has been designed for anyone looking to improve the quality of the (big) data that is used in your data and analytics projects.

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16.09.2024 - 17.09.2024
1050.00 €

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how to improve data quality

A Certified Data & Analytics Tester is not only able to define a vision and test strategy, but also apply it to an efficient test approach in data-oriented environments and projects. They are also familiar with the accompanying essential test specification techniques.

Successful DAU-CDAT participants can distinguish between different data quality attributes, measure these differences and apply essential data profiling techniques. They will also understand the intricate privacy aspects of the data that is associated with the given test environments and apply this to their data and analytics testing.

content & syllabus

After having drawn a common view on the world of Data & Analytics by exploring the concepts of Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing and Data & Analytics, we’ll dive into testing and test processes, focussing on the specifications required when testing data and analytics solutions. ​

We’ll explore Risk Based Testing and the special skills that are required testers dealing with data and analytics.

We will tackle the concept of how to test reports and dashboards, completeness, data quality as well as testing business rules and ETL (extract-, transform and load).

​We will explore differences between data & analytics testing and conventional testing, the specifics of Test Environments when dealing with Data & Analytics, Test Data, Ethics and Privacy Law (e.g. GDPR).

Participants learn how to apply Data Profiling in order to create better test cases and to cover the most relevant Data Quality attributes.

target group

This certification program is designed for test engineers, test coordinators, managers, business analysts, data leads, data warehouse developers and Business Intelligence consultants.


  • Basic knowledge of testing in general, e.g. ISTQB® or TMAP®
  • Basic knowledge of Database- and Data Modeling principles, for instance BPMN or UML, ERD.
  • for Testers and QA Professionals: you will get a lot more from the course if you have already hold the ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) certificate - as this course will not cover the fundamentals and terminology of testing. This practical certification course will take your understanding of testing a step further and provide you with a variety of approaches and techniques that are essential for data and analytics testing.​
  • for Business Analysists and BI Consultants: we recommend that you already have experience dealing with (big) data.

exam & certification

  • 40 multiple-choice questions 
  • 60 minutes in duration
  • 65% is required to pass
  • no negative marking
  • Electronic or Paper-Based through Brightest

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