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Tableau Desktop Certification Training

Every organization possesses data aiming to discover insights quickly with a Business Intelligence tool that has interactive reports and rich visual analytics. Tableau is one such tool, embraced by majority of the industry. The objective of this course is to enable people to understand data, learn fundamentals of data analysis using various visualizations, calculations and reporting techniques, build live dashboards for various devices (Desktop, Tablet & mobile). The students would also learn loading data from various data sources and methods to clean them.

  • 9 February 2024
  • 36 hours
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Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 6pm - 9pm


  • Tableau Desktop Certification Training

    Get trained by industry Experts

    Our courses are delivered by professionals with years of experience having learned first-hand the best, in-demand techniques, concepts, and latest tools.
  • Tableau Desktop Certification Training

    Official Certification curriculum

    Our curriculum is kept up to date with the latest official Certification syllabus and making you getting ready to take the exam.
  • Tableau Desktop Certification Training

    Tax Credit

    Claim up to 25% of tuition fees and education tax credit.
  • Tableau Desktop Certification Training

    Discount on Certification Voucher

    Discount voucher will be provided to the enrolled students useful to take the official exam.
  • Tableau Desktop Certification Training

    24/7 Lab access

    Our students have access to their labs and course materials at any hour of the day to maximize their learning potential and guarantee success.


Tableau Desktop Certification Training

This module provides an overview of tableau and  Environmental setup. Various environmentals and knowledge about the various components in the dashboard.

This module introduces the concepts like Creating our first viz, User Interface - Data Source page, sheets tabs and status bar, User Interface - Side Bar, Shelves and Card, Dimensions v Measures, and Introducing Date Hierarchies, Explain the difference between Discrete and Continuous fields, Changing the aggregation, both for a single viz, or changing default aggregation and More about aggregations

This module covers publishing your viz, Exporting as PowerPoint, Share as image, PDF and PowerPoint presentation, additional exporting options in the full Tableau Desktop program and Error saving to Tableau Public.

This module covers tips to importing data better, Organising fields, Creating aliases, Adding multiple fields using Show Me, Adding colors, Choosing between discrete and continuous colors, Using colors in stacked bar charts, and using tooltips, Line charts and Size button

This module provides an idea about the concepts like Scatter plots, Custom shapes, bubble charts, and packed bubbles, Data Highlighter, Filters card - Selecting Items, Filter card - Using wildcards, conditions and top, Filtering dates, and different displays of filter cards, Practice with Filters, and using Context Filters and Apply filters to multiple sheets and data sources.

This module presents Pages card, Use viz animations, Use mark labels, Use Annotations, Formatting vizzes, More about Tableau Public and Pages shelf, Labels and Annotations.

This module covers the topics like creating our first dashboard, Pre-designing the layout, and using floating and tiled objects, Rearranging the filters in a vertical column, Fine-tuning layout, Device Layout and Device Designer, including layout for mobile devices, Dashboard filters and using a highlight as a filter, Fine-tuning dashboard actions, Creating a drill down report, Best visual practices for dashboard design, Buttons/Navigation and Export objects, Renaming Dashboard Items and Build stories.

This module provides an idea about ​the concepts in maps like Navigate maps, including Pan & Zoom, and geographic roles, Lasso and Radial selection, and grouping into custom territories, Density Maps, Map layering, Geographic search and Modifying locations within Tableau, and problems

This explains build hierarchies, Combining hierarchies and filters, Sorting data - an introduction, Sort data, including manual sorting, Changing default field properties (types, sorting etc.), Build groups and Build sets

This module presents how to utilize auto-generated fields, including measure names and values, Basic chart types, including area and pie chart types, Use titles, captions and tooltips effectively, Using vizzes in tooltips, Edit axes, Creating bins, Histograms, Heat maps and Cross tabs, Tree maps, Combined Axis Charts and Dual Axis Charts and Scatter plots revisited.

This module describes about Gantt Bar Charts, Sparklines, Creating a date calculation, Creating an arithmetic calculation and use ad-hoc calculations, Trend lines and Trend model, Forecasting and Quick table calculations using dates.

This module describes about Joining tables from single data source - Relationships, Joining tables from single data source Creating data source with multiple connections, replacing existing data sources and concepts of calucluations and parameters.

This module presents calculating percentage of running total, FIXED LOD, Different contexts for the FIXED LOD, Using FIXED LODs and Filters, A quick way to make FIXED LODs, Dynamic Parameters and LODs, Printing content and publishing visualization or workbook, Create extract filters, connect to .hyper files, and publish a data source, Schedule data extract refreshes, Create subscriptions and Create alerts

This module explores the use of calculations in join clauses, Union, Prepare Data For Analysis - Blending, Pivot and Data Interpreter, Join tables from single and multiple file types or databases, Understand how to use Automatic & Custom Split, Installing Tableau Desktop, Connect to different file types and Tableau Server, Pull data from relational databases by using custom SQL queries, Create data extracts - differences between live connections and extracts, Save metadata properties in a .TDS file, Understand Shadow extracts, creating a data flow and managing, editing and running data flows.



Career starters : For those people who are either entering the job market or are interested in making a shift in their current job status. The Tableau Desktop certification can help you transition into, or start a new career as a Data Analyst.
Professionals seeking to visualize data and analyze virtually any type of structured data and produce interactive, visual graphs, dashboards, and reports in record times.
Academic achievers: Academic achievers fresh out of universities curious and seeking to advance their data manipulation skills using powerful Business Intelligence tools in their future careers.
Career switchers: individuals having knowledge in adjacent fields aspiring to grow into the Analytics & Business Intelligence spectrum.

Eligibility and Requirements

Learners need to possess an undergraduate degree or a high school diploma. No need of any professional experience is required to take this course.



There are no prerequisites for this course. Knowledge of programming language and idea about SQL could be an advantage while learning the course.

Certified Tableau desktop Specialist Certification.


Upon completing this cerification course you will:

  • Receive an industry-recognized certificate from MCIT.
  • Be prepared for the Official Certified Tableau desktop Specialist Certification.


— F.A.Q —

Definitely. Please feel free to contact our office, we will be more than happy to work with you to meet your training needs.
All of our exceptionally skilled instructors have a decent experience of training and industry experience and are AW certified in the respective field. Each of them through a rigorous selection procedure that included profile screening, technical examination, and a training demo. 
Yes, there are vouchers to take the official exam.
Upon completion of the certification course classes you will be provided with an MCIT certificate.