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Tableau Certification Course Overview

Simplilearn’s Tableau certification training helps you learn how to build visualizations, organize data, and design dashboards to empower more meaningful business decisions. You’ll be exposed to the concepts of statistics, data mapping, and establishing data connections and be prepared for the Tableau Desktop Certified Associate exam.

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  • 56 hours of Applied Learning
  • Four real-time Industry projects
  • Dedicated project mentoring sessions
  • Lifetime access to self-paced learning
  • Two simulation exams
  • 24*7 learning support
  • 56 hours of Applied Learning
  • Lifetime access to self-paced learning
  • Four real-time Industry projects
  • Two simulation exams
  • Dedicated project mentoring sessions
  • 24*7 learning support
  • 56 hours of Applied Learning
  • Lifetime access to self-paced learning
  • Four real-time Industry projects
  • Two simulation exams
  • Dedicated project mentoring sessions
  • 24*7 learning support

Skills Covered

  • Tableau statistics
  • Arithmetic logical LOD calculations
  • Clustering forecasting techniques
  • Special field types
  • Building interactive dashboards
  • Heat map waterfall Pareto
  • Custom geocoding radial selections
  • Tableau statistics
  • Building interactive dashboards
  • Arithmetic logical LOD calculations
  • Heat map waterfall Pareto
  • Clustering forecasting techniques
  • Custom geocoding radial selections
  • Special field types
  • Tableau statistics
  • Building interactive dashboards
  • Arithmetic logical LOD calculations
  • Heat map waterfall Pareto
  • Clustering forecasting techniques
  • Custom geocoding radial selections
  • Special field types

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Tableau has regularly been ranked as a “leader” in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms. Proficiency in Tableau is extremely valued in the field of analytics as it is a preferred reporting tool for enterprises around the world.

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Training Options

online Bootcamp

  • Flexi Pass Enabled: Flexibility to reschedule your cohort within first 90 days of access.
  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced e-learning content and live class recordings
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support
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Customised to enterprise needs

  • Blended learning delivery model (self-paced eLearning and/or instructor-led options)
  • Flexible pricing options
  • Enterprise grade Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Enterprise dashboards for individuals and teams
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

Tableau Certification Course Curriculum


Simplilearn’s Tableau eLearning course is well suited for professionals willing to gain expertise in the field of analytics, along with IT developers and testers, data analysts, data scientists, BI and reporting professionals, and project managers.
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Learners need to possess an undergraduate degree or a high school diploma.
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Course Content

  • Tableau Training

    • Lesson 01: Course Introduction

      • 1.01 Course Introduction
      • 1.02 What you will Learn
    • Lesson 02: Data Visualization

      • 2.01 Introduction
      • 2.02 Data Visualization
      • 2.03 Examples of Effective Visualizations
      • 2.04 Storytelling with Data
      • 2.05 Data Visualization Best Practices
      • 2.06 Recap
    • Lesson 03: Introduction to Tableau

      • 3.01 Introduction
      • 3.02 Connect Open and Discover Sections
      • 3.03 Connect Different Types of Files Used to Import Data
      • 3.04 Introduction to Tableau Public and Tableau Desktop (Intro, similarities and differences)
      • 3.05 Recap
    • Lesson 04: Tableau: Workspace

      • 4.01 Introduction
      • 4.02 Importing Data from Various File Types
      • 4.03 Previewing and Modifying Data
      • 4.04 Creating Data Union Aggregate Data
      • 4.05 Introduction to Workspace
      • 4.06 Green vs. Blue Pills in Data Pane
      • 4.07 Working with Sheets in Tableau
      • 4.08 Introduction to Cards in Tableau
      • 4.09 Recap
      • 4.10 Spotlight
    • Lesson 05: Types of Charts in Tableau

      • 5.01 Introduction
      • 5.02 Basic Charts: Part 1
      • 5.03 Basic Charts: Part 2
      • 5.04 Basic Charts: Part 3
      • 5.05 Effective Charts: Part 1
      • 5.06 Effective Charts: Part 2
      • 5.07 Other Charts: Part 1 Slope Graph
      • 5.08 Other Charts: Part 2 Waterfall Chart
      • 5.09 Other Charts: Part 3 Histogram and Heat Map
      • 5.10 Other Charts: Part 4 Box and Whispers Plot and Violin Plot
      • 5.11 Other Charts: Part 5 Bubble Chart Donut Chart and Lollipop Chart
      • 5.12 Other Charts: Part 6 Map Chart and Scatter Plot
      • 5.13 Other Charts: Part 7 Area Chart Bridge Chart and Radar Chart
      • 5.14 Advantages of Charts
      • 5.15 Recap
    • Lesson 06: Creating Charts

      • 6.01 Introduction
      • 6.02 Horizontal and Vertical Bar Chart
      • 6.03 Line Chart
      • 6.04 Horizontal and Vertical Stacked Bar Charts
      • 6.05 Map Chart
      • 6.06 Pie Chart
      • 6.07 Treemap
      • 6.08 Highlight Tables
      • 6.09 Recap
    • Lesson 07: Data Preparation

      • 7.01 Introduction
      • 7.02 Data Blending
      • 7.03 When to Use Data Blending
      • 7.04 Data Blending: Establishing a Link and Steps for Data Blending in Tableau
      • 7.05 Introduction to Data Extraction
      • 7.06 Extracts and Live Connections Differences and Advantages
      • 7.07 Introduction to Calculated Fields
      • 7.08 Row Calculations
      • 7.09 Aggregate Calculations
      • 7.10 Table Calculations
      • 7.11 Best Practices
      • 7.12 Recap
    • Lesson 08: Preparation Techniques

      • 8.01 Introdution
      • 8.02 LOD Expressions and Their Types
      • 8.03 Fixed Level of Detail
      • 8.04 Include or Exclude Level of Detail
      • 8.05 Filters and LOD Expressions
      • 8.06 Pivoting Data
      • 8.07 Creating Parameters
      • 8.08 Creating Calculated Fields Using Parameters
      • 8.09 Recap
      • 8.10 Spotlight
    • Lesson 09: Filters and Analytics in Tableau

      • 9.01 Introduction
      • 9.02 Why Filters
      • 9.03 Types of filters in Tableau: Part A
      • 9.04 Types of filters in Tableau: Part B
      • 9.05 Types of filters in Tableau: Part C
      • 9.06 Introduction to Analytics
      • 9.07 Different Types of Analytics Options in Tableau
      • 9.09 Using Medians and Averages
      • 9.10 Recap
    • Lesson 10: Dashboards in Tableau

      • 10.01 Introduction
      • 10.02 Dashboard Introduction
      • 10.03 Introduction to Dashboards
      • 10.04 Elements in Dashboard Building
      • 10.05 Fixed Size Dashboards
      • 10.06 Using Actions Feature in Dashboards
      • 10.07 Using Device Designer
      • 10.08 Tips on Fitting Your Dashboard to a Device
      • 10.09 Recap
    • Lesson 11: Stories in Tableau

      • 11.01 Introduction
      • 11.02 Stories
      • 11.03 Creating Stories
      • 11.04 Recap
      • 11.05 Spotlight

Industry Project

  • Project 1

    Sales Performance Analysis

    Build a dashboard to present monthly sales performance by product segment and product category to identify the areas that have met or exceeded their sales targets.

  • Project 2

    Customer Analysis

    Build a dashboard that presents statistics about the customers, ranking of them by profit ratio and sales plus the profit performance by region.

  • Project 3

    Product Analysis

    Build a dashboard that presents sales by product category over time, with the ability to drill down to the product and regional level to check if the products are correctly priced.

  • Project 4

    Sales Dashboard

    Build a dashboard that presents metrics about products (like sales, profits, profit ratio) and the trends of statistics over time, filtering down to one or more geographic regions.


Tableau Exam & Certification

Tableau certificate
  • Who provides the certification and how long is it valid for?

    Upon successful completion of the Certification in Tableau training course, you will be awarded an industry-recognized Tableau course completion certificate from Simplilearn which has a lifelong validity.

  • How do I unlock my Simplilearn certificate for Tableau course?

    Online Classroom: 

    • Attend one complete batch of Tableau certification training
    • Submit at least one completed project

    Online Self-Learning:

    • Complete 85% of the Tableau Course Online
    • Submit at least one completed project

  • What is the Tableau Desktop Certification exam cost?

    The Tableau Desktop Certified Associate exam fee is $250.

  • For how many years is the title Tableau Desktop Certified Associate valid?

    Once achieved, the Tableau Desktop Certified Associate title is valid for two years.

  • What is the Tableau certification exam format?

    The Tableau Desktop Certified Associate exam consists of 36 questions to be answered in 2 hours. The questions are multiple-choice, multiple answer, true/false, and hands-on type. The passing score of the exam is 75%.

  • Do you provide any practice tests as a part of Tableau course?

    Yes, we provide 1 practice test as part of our Certification in Tableau course online to help you prepare for the actual certification exam. You can try this free Tableau Certification Question Dumps to understand the type of tests that are part of the Tableau course curriculum.

Tableau Course Reviews

  • Alejandro Albarenga

    Alejandro Albarenga

    My instructor, Guraraj RN, knows how to teach and engage the class. I'm so glad I have him as a teacher. He has been super inspiring in his first class, citing fantastic real-life examples and matching them to Tableau's practical use.

  • Matiun Nessa Hassan

    Matiun Nessa Hassan

    The course content is comprehensive and well structured. Our instructor, Ram is a great teacher and takes up questions from everyone in the class, and resolves them.

  • Ravi Chandra

    Ravi Chandra

    Package Solution Consultant (Cognos BI) at IBM Global Services

    The training was excellent. Appreciate the trainer's capability to answer all the queries. Thanks to Simplilearn for such a good course content.

  • Sukrit Vashist

    Sukrit Vashist

    Associate DBA at UST Global

    The trainer has great knowledge about the subject. She interacts well with all the participants. All the queries were answered appropriately.

  • Ramkumar P

    Ramkumar P

    The training helped me learn important public tableau application features like filter, worksheet, dashboard, story, action, set, calculation, groups, maps, map layout and then, etc. I feel confident and this will help improve my performance.

  • Sriramadevi Nanduru

    Sriramadevi Nanduru

    Lead Consultant at Deloitte

    Simplilearn's Tableau 10 certification is simple, effective and easy to learn. The certification helped me grow my career from a Senior Project Engineer at SPSoft Private Ltd. to Lead Consultant at Deloitte with a salary hike.


Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

Tableau Training FAQs

  • What is Tableau and What is it used for?

    Tableau is one of the most powerful and fastest-growing visualization software tools used in the business intelligence industry. It helps simplify raw data into an easily understandable format without the need for technical and coding knowledge.

    Tableau is an extensively used data visualization tool. It is a very powerful and fastest-growing application used for dynamic reporting in the analytics space. It enables analysts to process large data in an easy-to-understand format. Tableau is a must-learn tool for all professionals working in any analysis roles at any level in an organization. If you are working in the analytics space and aspire to present your work efficiently and effectively, it is recommended to opt for Simplilearn’s Tableau course Certification.

  • What are the benefits of Tableau certification?

    Tableau is one of the hottest and emerging data visualization tools. It is gaining popularity across the world in all sorts of firms, big and small. Looking at current trends of soaring demands, rewarding careers, opportunities in big firms, a wide variety of job roles, and future scope, it is the best time for Tableau training and certification. Gaining Tableau developer skills and certification will surely be beneficial for your career.

  • What are the job roles available after getting a Tableau certification?

    Our Tableau certification course is designed to develop skills and validate a candidate's expertise. Once you complete Tableau online course and achieve the certification, it opens the door to a variety of job roles. Some of the key job roles include Data Analyst, Business Analyst, Tableau Consultant, Business Intelligence Developer, Data Engineer, and so on.

  • What does a Tableau Developer do?

    A Tableau developer has many responsibilities and will depend on the scale of the business organization he is working for. However, Tableau developers are primarily responsible for gathering the requirements from customers for providing effective technical solutions. Tableau experts need to design, develop and maintain trendy dashboards by collecting, refining and preparing raw data from various sources and delivering and scheduling regular reports using data modeling methods.

    After dashboard development, experts need to validate the dashboard and look for enhancement opportunities and effective communication with stakeholders. Our Tableau certification course helps in developing the understanding of all responsibilities and ways to deliver them effectively.

  • What skills should a Tableau Developer know?

    Tableau developer is a dynamic role and quite challenging handling many responsibilities, the primary one being finding trends in data for quick decision making. Professionals seeking to work as developers need to acquire many skills such as storytelling, creative and analytical approach, observational skills. Apart from this, one needs to be proficient in RDBMS systems, SQL, Business Intelligence, and data analytics, skills to develop dashboards, proficiency in SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SSRS, and SSAS, SQL queries, and so on. Our Tableau certification course will help you acquire all skills and knowledge to make you job-ready.

  • What industries use Tableau most?

    Every industry nowadays is trying to transform to digital mediums; firms are converting their business to the virtual world to capture the immense global market available. Some of the top industries include information technology, eCommerce, banking, the stock market, and aviation. New sites are being made for each and every firm, and a lot of data is available for analysis which needs to be reported to management in an effective way. Tableau is a tool that is being used widely to create trendy dashboards and reports across all industries. Our Tableau course will enable you to enter any industry of your choice and excel.

  • Which companies hire Tableau Developers?

    Visualization is an extremely important aspect of data analytics and business intelligence. All prominent companies are looking for skilled Tableau Developers, from start-ups to enterprises. Tableau developers are unavoidable in the data analytics field with soaring demands particularly for professionals with Tableau certification. Some of the companies include NTT, Accenture, Wells Fargo, Google, Cognizant, TCS, Facebook, Dell, Bank of America, Sony Electronics, and General Motors.

  • How does a beginner learn Tableau?

    Tableau has become one of the most significant technologies in the market. We have compiled an extensive course on Tableau for beginners, which will teach you how to build visualizations,  design dashboards, and organize data in order to make smarter business decisions. Tableau course online will prepare you for the Tableau Desktop Certified Associate exam. Check out our collection of free blogs, tutorials, and YouTube videos to help you get started. Here are the tips to learn tableau.

  • Who are our instructors and how are they selected?

    All of our highly qualified Tableau trainers are Business Intelligence industry experts with at least 10-12 years of relevant teaching experience. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty.

  • What if I miss a class?

    Simplilearn provides recordings of each Tableau training classes so you can review them as needed before the next session. With Flexi-pass, Simplilearn gives you access to all classes for 90 days so that you have the flexibility to choose sessions as per your convenience.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in your first attempt. They engage students proactively to ensure the course path is being followed and help you enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. Teaching Assistance is available during business hours for this Tableau training course.

  • What is online classroom training?

    Online classroom training for Tableau Desktop certification course is conducted via online live streaming of each class. The classes are conducted by a Tableau certified trainer with more than 15 years of work and training experience.

  • Is this live training, or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

    If you enroll for self-paced e-learning, you will have access to pre-recorded videos. If you enroll for the online classroom Flexi Pass, you will have access to live Tableau training conducted online as well as the pre-recorded videos.

  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, you can view our Refund Policy.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your Tableau training course with us to discuss Tableau related topics.

  • How do I enroll for the Tableau online training?

    You can enroll in this Tableau training on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options: 

    • Visa Credit or Debit Card
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • Diner’s Club
    • PayPal 

    Once payment is received you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

  • I’d like to learn more about this Tableau course. Whom should I contact?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives can provide you with more details.

  • Do you offer a money-back guarantee for the training program?

    Yes. We do offer a money-back guarantee for many of our training programs. Refer to our Refund Policy and submit refund requests via our Help and Support portal.

  • What is the pay scale of Tableau Professional across the world?

    Tableau skills have soaring demands in the data analytic and business intelligence space. Tableau certifications are highly desirable to help you excel in your career. Have a look at the average annual salaries for Tableau skills in some of the popular countries for a better perspective.

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