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Q: When can I retake the exam if I don't pass it?
A: You can retake the Core and Advanced exams after 7 days. On Expert and Mastery exams you must wait 2 months between your first and second attempt and 3 months between subsequent attempts. You can retake exams as many times as you need to pass.
Q: When I pass a certification exam, what will I receive?
A: You will receive a digital certificate of completion and a badge on the Alteryx Community. To ensure that you receive the Community Badge, please register with the same email that is associated with your Community Account.
Q: What will I need to take the exam?
A: You need to be signed in to your Community account to access the exam. Alteryx Designer must be installed in order to complete the practical application questions.
Q: What should I do to prepare?
Q: Will my certificate reflect my exam score or number of attempts?
A: No, certificates will not reflect exam metrics.
Q: What is a 'passing grade' for the exam?
A: You will need to score an 80% or higher to pass the Core and Advanced exams.
Q: When can I take the Advanced exam?
A: You can take the Advanced exam immediately after you pass the Core exam.
Q: If I skip a question during the exam, can I come back and re-visit it later?
A: Yes, you can return to questions that you'd like to re-visit as often as you'd like during the exam. However, after you complete and submit your answers, no changes can be made.
Q: What can I use as a reference during the exam?
A: You may use Alteryx, the Community, and the web. This test is "open book". View the Alteryx Certification Policies for more details.
Q: Will I receive a breakdown of the questions I answered correctly and incorrectly after the exam?
A: Unfortunately, no. We do not distribute answers.
Q: When I retake the exam, will I see the same questions?
A: The questions in this exam come from a question bank. You may see some questions that you'd seen previously, but you'll also see new questions.
Q: Are testing accommodations available?
: Yes, as a forward-thinking organization, we at Alteryx want to give everyone the power of solving. If you require accommodations in order to take a certification test, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: How long is my certification valid?
: Certifications expire two (2) years after the date the certification is earned. The earned date is based on the most recent, highest-level exam passed. For example, if you become Core Certified in November 2017, and then pass the Advanced exam on March 29th
, 2018, your certification will expire on March 29th
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