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Expand Your Knowledge and Credibility

Both new users and seasoned professionals can choose a Vantage certification goal consistent with the need to demonstrate Advanced SQL, Machine Learning and Graph Engine knowledge. 

Vantage Track information summarized for you here!

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Teradata Certifications

Maximize your competitive advantage—become certified in the world’s most powerful database technology. More than 70,000 Teradata Certifications have been awarded, each recognized as an industry-standard measure of Teradata technical competence for IT professionals.

Teradata Certification Options: Option 1: Associate Exam - Administrator Exam - Advanced Administrator exam - Vantage Certified Master Option 2: Associate Exam - Developer Exam - Advanced Developer Exam - Vantage Certified Master Option 3: Associate Exam - System Architect Exam - Vantage Certified Master
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Upcoming Certifications/Exams

The Vantage track includes one foundational certification, as well as job role certifications.

Please note: 

Exams in this offering do NOT have eligibility requirements. Candidates are encouraged to test the exams that they believe they are prepared for.

Certifications in this offering do NOT have expiration dates.

Simplified Career Track Progression

The Vantage offering includes one foundational certification, and multiple job role certifications.

Free Training for Associate Exam

Vantage web-based training is free for the Associate Exam.

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  • Simplified Career Track Progression
  • Free Training for Associate Exam
  • Digital Badging for Certifications

Vantage provides multiple certification options : 

Vantage certified associate

Candidate understands core concepts of the Advanced SQL Engine and the value Teradata provides users.


Candidate has core knowledge to manage archives, plan capacity requirements, identify optimal database, and design tables—including indexing options.


Candidate can identify optimal archive and database table design, restore strategies, analyze system trends, and translate logical to physical data models.


Candidate can design and write optimized applications that integrate and access data in Teradata environments.


Candidate has an in-depth knowledge of database design concepts and advanced indexing strategies for query and ETL application development.


Candidate can design enterprise data warehouse architectures with rigor centered around the Teradata environment.

Exam Bypass Options

Bypass Exams with Prior Teradata 14 Certification

Our exam bypass options allow candidates to skip exams in the current Vantage track if they earned similar certifications for Teradata 14. Please note that there will not be any eligibility requirements for new exams being created so bypasses will not be needed for the upcoming exams.
There are three instances in which you can bypass an exam:
If you have a TD 14 Professional certification, you can bypass:

  • Associate Exam

If you have a TD 14 Technical Specialist, Solutions Developer, or Enterprise Architect certification, you can bypass:

  • Associate Exam
  • Developer Exam

If you have a TD 14 Database Administrator or Master certification, you can bypass:

  • Associate Exam
  • Administrator Exam
  • Developer Exam