This certification validates skills and knowledge in core data-related AWS services, ability to implement data pipelines, monitor and troubleshoot issues, and optimise cost and performance in accordance with best practices.

If you are interested in using AWS technology to transform data for analysis and actionable insights, this beta exam offers you the opportunity to be one of the first to earn this new certification.

Who is the exam for?

This exam is designed for candidates with 2-3 years of experience in cloud data-related roles or in on-premises data-related roles, moving to the AWS Cloud. Candidates in cloud roles such as data engineer, data analyst, data architect, or business intelligence engineer can earn this certification and gain credibility and confidence.

Those in adjacent roles like software engineer, cloud engineer, reporting analyst, data quality analyst, and on-premises data roles can also prepare for and earn this certification. 

Exam Details
Category Associate
Exam duration 130 minutes
Exam format 65 questions; multiple choice or multiple response
Cost 150 USD
Testing Provider Pearson VUE

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Prepare for the exam

Check out the below resources from AWS Training and Certification that are relevant to AWS Certified Data Engineer - Associate (DEA-C01).

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To get certified, schedule your AWS Certified Data Engineer - Associate exam directly on the AWS website.

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