Tableau Certification Course Overview

Simplilearn’s Tableau training and certification 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 10 Qualified Associate exam.

Tableau Training Key Features

  • 56 hours of in-depth blended 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
  • Building interactive dashboards
  • Arithmetic, logical, LOD calculations
  • Heat map, waterfall, Pareto
  • Clustering, forecasting techniques
  • Custom geocoding, radial selections
  • Special field types

Training Options

Self-Paced Learning

$ 599

  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced e-learning content curated by industry experts
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

Blended Learning

$ 699

  • 90 days of flexible access to instructor-led online training classes
  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced e-learning content and live class recordings
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support
  • Classes starting from:-
16th Nov: Weekend Class
14th Dec: Weekend Class

Corporate Training

Customized to your team's 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

Introducing Blended Learning

Simplilearn’s Blended Learning model brings classroom learning experience online with its world-class LMS. It combines instructor-led training, self-paced learning and personalized mentoring to provide an immersive learning experience.

  • Self-pace videos

    Learn from practioners at the top of their fields, whenever and where ever works best for you

  • Live virtual classroom

    Our highly interactive live classes are taught by practioners who combine real-world experience with a laser-focus on student success

  • 24/7 teaching assistance

    This won’t be a cake-walk. We’re here to help you when you get stuck, anytime of the day or night

  • Learner social forums

    You’ll have multiple avenues to interact with your peers, network and help support each other’s success

  • Applied projects

    Our course projects contextualize your learning in real business challenges and stretch you to think about how you’ll use your new skills to help your company succeed

  • Practice labs

    We are fervent believers in applied learning. Our labs allow you to immediately translate concepts into actionable skills


Tableau Course Curriculum


Simplilearn’s Tableau 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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There are no pre-requisites for taking this Tableau online training.

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Course Content

  • Tableau 10

    • Lesson 01: Getting Started With Tableau

      • 1.1 Introduction to Tableau and an overview of the different versions
      • 1.2 Installing Tableau Desktop
      • 1.3 Tableau Help and online resources
    • Lesson 02: Working With Tableau

      • 2.1 Understanding Tableau User Interface
      • 2.2 Exploring Tableau File Types
      • 2.3 Understanding Green and Blue Pills
      • 2.4 Working with Available Data Sources
      • 2.5 Working with extracts instead of live connections
    • Lesson 03: Deep diving with Data and Connections

      • 3.1 Working with Excel Data Interpreter
      • 3.2 Learning how to Split fields
      • 3.3 Pivoting Data
      • 3.4 Understanding Metadata and sharing data source connections
      • 3.5 Filtering data from your data source
    • Lesson 04: Creating Charts

      • 4.1 The Show Me Feature
      • 4.2 Crosstabs and Heat Maps
      • 4.3 Using Bar, Stacked Bar and Side-by-side Bars
      • 4.4 Pie Charts
      • 4.5 Line and Area Charts
      • 4.6 Working with Packed Bubble
      • 4.7 Using Treemaps
      • 4.8 Creating a Basic Scatter Plot
      • 4.9 Creating a Basic Map
    • Lesson 05: Adding calculations to your workbook

      • 5.1 Introduction to Calculations
      • 5.2 Understanding Basic calculations
      • 5.3 Understanding String Calculations
      • 5.4 Learning about Boolean, If-Then calculations, and Case statements
      • 5.5 Understanding the Basics of Date Calculations
      • 5.6 Understanding Aggregation and Disaggregation
      • 5.7 Using calculations to add insight to your visualizations
    • Lesson 06: Mapping data in Tableau

      • 6.1 Introduction to Mapping in Tableau
      • 6.2 Create a standard map view
      • 6.3 Dealing with map errors
      • 6.4 Customizing a standard map view
      • 6.5 Using filters in maps
    • Lesson 07: Dashboards and Stories

      • 7.1 Introduction to Dashboards
      • 7.2 Understanding Dashboard Actions
      • 7.3 Understanding Dashboard formatting basics
      • 7.4 Understanding Workbook level formatting
      • 7.5 Assembling Your Dashboards Into A Story
    • Lesson 08: Visualizations For An Audience

      • 8.1 Focusing on the narrative
      • 8.2 Using color with purpose
      • 8.3 Understanding the importance of using tooltips for your audience
      • 8.4 Using a Parameter To Focus the Audience’s Attention
      • 8.5 Removing clutter in your Dashboard
      • 8.6 How to export your dashboard to another file type
    • Lesson 9: Practice Projects

      • Customer Analysis
      • Product Analysis
      • Sales Dashboard

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

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  • How do I unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    Online Classroom: 

    • Attend one complete batch
    • Submit at least one completed project

    Online Self-Learning:

    • Complete 85% of the course
    • Submit at least one completed project

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

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

  • 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.

  • If I need to cancel my enrollment, can I get a refund?

    Yes. You can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will provide you with a complete refund after deducting the administration fee. To learn more, please refer to our refund policy.

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

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

Tableau Course Reviews

  • 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.

  • 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.


Tableau Training FAQs

  • What if I miss a class?

    Simplilearn provides recordings of each class 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.

  • Who are our instructors and how are they selected?

    All of our highly qualified trainers are 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 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 10 Qualified Associate Training 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 enrol for self-paced e-learning, you will have access to pre-recorded videos. If you enrol for the online classroom Flexi Pass, you will have access to live training conducted online as well as the pre-recorded videos.

  • What certification will I receive after completing the training?

    Upon successful completion of the Tableau Desktop 10 Qualified Associate Certification training, you will be awarded a course completion certificate from Tableau.

  • 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 enrol for the Tableau online training?

    You can enrol for 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 training program. 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.

  • Disclaimer
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