As the importance of data analytics grows, more job roles are required to set the context and better communicate vital business intelligence. Collecting, analyzing, and reporting on data can drive priorities and lead business decision-making.
CompTIA Data+ (DA0-001) is an early-career data analytics certification for professionals tasked with developing and promoting data-driven business decision-making.
The CompTIA Data+ (DA0-001) exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to transform business requirements in support of data-driven decisions through mining and manipulating data, applying basic statistical methods, and analyzing complex datasets while adhering to governance and quality standards throughout the entire data life cycle.
What you’ll learn with Data+
CompTIA Data+ gives you the confidence to bring data analysis to life.
As the importance for data analytics grows, more job roles are required to set context and better communicate vital business intelligence. Collecting, analyzing, and reporting on data can drive priorities and lead business decision-making. CompTIA Data+ validates certified professionals have the skills required to facilitate data-driven business decisions, including:
- Mining data
- Manipulating data
- Visualizing and reporting data
- Applying basic statistical methods
- Analyzing complex datasets while adhering to governance and quality standards throughout the entire data life cycle
What Skills Will You Learn?
Data Concepts and Environments: Boost your knowledge in identifying basic concepts of data schemas and dimensions while understanding the difference between common data structures and file formats
Data Mining: Grow your skills to explain data acquisition concepts, reasons for cleansing and profiling datasets, executing data manipulation, and understanding techniques for data manipulation.
Data Analysis: Gain the ability to apply the appropriate descriptive statistical methods and summarize types of analysis and critical analysis techniques
Visualization: Learn how to translate business requirements to form the appropriate visualization in the form of a report or dashboard with the proper design components
Data Governance, Quality, & Controls: Increase your ability to summarize important data governance concepts and apply data quality control concepts
- Data Analyst
- Business Intelligence Analyst
- Reporting Analyst
- Marketing Analyst
- Clinical Analyst
- Business Data Analyst
- Operations Analyst
Data Plus is an ideal certification for not only data-specific careers, but other career paths can benefit from analytics processes and data analytics knowledge. Jobs like marketing specialists, financial analysts, human resource analysts or clinical health care analysts can optimize performance and make well-informed decisions when they use and evaluate data correctly.
18 to 24 months of experience in a report/business analyst job role, exposure to databases and analytics tools, a basic understanding of statistics, and data visualization experience.