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The Analytics Fun Practice Page - Ace for Alteryx Core Certification
Analytics Fun is thrilled to release its certification course! This will help you to practice and sharpen your skills for  Alteryx Certification Program!

  1. Alteryx Designer Core

Exam Certification Details
Want to learn more about each exam? Check out the details below and our certification preparation guides!
On-Demand Exam Access
You can now take the Alteryx Designer Core and Alteryx Designer Advanced exams on demand!
  • You must be logged in to your Community account to take an exam.
  • Click on "Take Exam" to begin the exam.
  • If you pass, your badge will be added to your Community account immediately and you'll receive your certificate via email within 24-48 hours.
  • If you do not pass, you'll be eligible to retake the exam again in 7 days. You can retake the exam as many times as you need to pass.
  • The time for your next exam attempt is determined by the time zone that's specified in your Community account. The default value (U.S. Pacific Time) can be updated under My Settings -> Preferences.
  • Once you've passed the Core exam, the Advanced exam will be immediately available for you to take.
  • If you've already passed the Core exam but you do not have a Core badge or access to the Advanced exam, your Core results are not linked to your Community account. To correct this, please email with the following information: full name, email you used to pass the Core exam, and your current Community username.
Alteryx Designer Core
  • Audience: Everyone! Whether you are just beginning your journey in analytics or a seasoned professional, this exam is an opportunity to prove your skills with Designer. This exam is a pre-requisite for advanced level exams.
  • Description: The Alteryx Designer Core product certification exam is intended to test your aptitude around the 'core' toolset in Alteryx. The 'core' toolset was determined by the selecting the most commonly used tools in Alteryx Designer in addition to understanding basic UI/operational elements. The Alteryx Designer Core is exam is the first level of certification.
  • Price: Free
  • Skills Measured: Interface elements, basic workflow building concepts, Browse, Input Data, Output Data, Text Input, Data Cleansing, Filter, Formula, Sample, Select, Select Records, Sort, Unique, Append Fields, Find Replace, Join, Union, DateTime, Text to Columns, Count Records, Cross Tab, Summarize, Transpose, Comment, Tool Container
  • Questions: 80 Questions
  • Question Type: Multiple-Choice
  • Exam Time: 2 Hours (90 sec/question)
  • Exam Preparation: Core Certification Exam Prep Guide
Exam Certification FAQ
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?
A: The Core Certification Exam Prep Guide and Advanced Certification Exam Prep Guide provide exam details, topics and tools covered on the exams, and a curriculum to help you prepare. See below for additional recommendations!
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?
A: 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
Q: How long is my certification valid?
A: 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, 2020.