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Prove to others how much you know. Register for one of our product certification exams today and begin your journey to becoming an Alteryx Certified Professional.
Prove to others how much you know. Register for one of our product certification exams today and begin your journey to becoming an Alteryx Certified Professional.
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The Alteryx Product Certification Program
Alteryx is thrilled to release its certification program! The Alteryx Certification Program allows you to receive credit for your knowledge and technical skills!
  1. Alteryx Designer Core

  2. Alteryx Designer Advanced

  3. Alteryx Designer Expert

    • USD 150
    • Expert
    • 2 Hours
    • 6 Questions
    • 0
  4. Alteryx Partner Certification

    • Free
    • Partner
    • 2 Hours
    • 80 Questions
    • 0
Exam Certification Details
Want to learn more about each exam? Check out the details and FAQ below!
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.
  • To view when your next exam attempt is available, click on "Take Exam" and the date when you're eligible to retake the exam will be displayed.
  • 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 Partner Technical Certification Exam

Are you an Alteryx Partner? The Alteryx Partner Technical Certification exam is for you. Passing the exam counts toward maintaining, or advancing Alteryx Partner Program Tier status. It's on-demand so you can take it at your leisure. Head to the Partner Community for more information and to register. Don't have access to the Partner Community? Email to request access, or any questions. Make sure to provide your Alteryx Community username to ensure you gain access.

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 top 20 most used tools in the Alteryx Designer in addition to understanding basic UI/operational elements. The Alteryx Designer Core exam is the most basic of the certification offerings.
  • Price: Free
  • Skills Measured: Interface Elements, Basic workflow building concepts, Input Data, Browse, Select, Filter, Formula, Join, Summarize, Union, Output Data, Sort, Tool Container, Comment, Unique, Text Input, Cross Tab, Data Cleansing, Transpose, Append Fields, Text to Columns
  • Questions: 80 Questions
  • Question Type: Multiple-Choice
  • Exam Time: 2 Hours (90 sec/question)
  • Exam Preparation: Core Certification Exam Prep Guide
Alteryx Designer Advanced
  • Audience: The Alteryx Designer Advanced exam is for users who have already demonstrated their proficiency on core Designer abilities. This exam may be attempted only after you have passed the Alteryx Designer Core exam.
  • Description: The Alteryx Advanced exam is the next stepping stone in the Platform Certification journey, allowing users to demonstrate their higher-level abilities with the Alteryx Designer. The exam builds on concepts, configurations and tools that are included in the Core exam, and also requires users to be able to understand a wider breadth of tool functionality and apply their knowledge to more complex applications. The exam includes two parts. Part I contains multiple-choice and True/False questions while Part II includes four (4) practical questions that require you to build a workflow to arrive at the correct answer. NOTE: You will need access to Alteryx Designer to complete this exam.
  • Price: Free
  • Skills Measured: In addition to skills measured in the Core exam, the Advanced exam will also cover functionalities from the following tool palettes: Reporting tool palette (e.g., Report Map, Overlay, Map Legend Builder, Map Legend Splitter, Layout, Table, Charting, Report Text), Parsing (e.g., RegEx, DateTime), Interface (e.g., Control Parameter, Action Tool, List Box, Tree Tool, Check Box), Spatial (e.g., Create Points, Distance, Find Nearest, Poly-Build, Poly-Split, Spatial Info, Spatial Match, Spatial Process, Trade Area), Developer (e.g., Dynamic Input, Field Info, Dynamic Rename), Preparation, Transform, Documentation and In/Out. The Advanced Exam also covers use of the Alteryx Analytics Gallery. NOTE: This is not a comprehensive list of all tools included on the exam, but should give a general idea of the scope Designer knowledge that is tested.
  • Questions: 44 Questions
  • Question Type: Part I of the exam contains 40 multiple-choice questions. Part II of the exam contains 4 practical questions that require you to create a workflow to determine the correct answer.
  • Exam Time: 2 Hours
  • Exam Preparation: Advanced Certification Exam Prep Guide
Alteryx Designer Expert
  • Audience: This exam is intended for users who have demonstrated proficiency in both the Alteryx Designer Core and Alteryx Designer advanced exams. Successful completion of the Core and Advanced exams are required to qualify for registration of the Alteryx Designer Expert Exam.
  • Description: The Alteryx Designer Expert exam is the third and final step in in the journey of learning and certification in the Alteryx Designer. The Designer Expert exam continues to build on concepts delivered in the Core and the Advanced exam, and, additionally, expands knowledge coverage to all areas and facets of the Alteryx Designer. Whether it be predictive, in-database, macro, applications, web scraping or more, this comprehensive exam will test and push the best-of-the-best. For those who successfully pass, they will be considered the Elite users of the Alteryx Designer!
  • Price: USD 150
  • Skills Measured: This exam is comprehensive and will test your ability to work with any part of the Alteryx Designer
  • Questions: 4-5 Questions
  • Question Type: Practical
  • Exam Time: 2 hours
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. You can retake the exam 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 take the exam. It is recommended that you have Alteryx Designer installed, but is not required.
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 exam.
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: How can I take the Expert exam?
A: The Expert exam is currently only available at Inspire.
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.

To maintain your certification, you must recertify before the expiration date. Alteryx provides two ways for you to recertify:

  1. Pass the current exam for your certification status. For example, passing the current version of the Advanced exam if you're currently Advanced Certified.
  2. Pass a higher-level exam. For example, if you're currently Core Certified, you could recertify by passing the Advanced exam.

If you do not recertify by the required date, your certification will expire and you will lose the right to use the certification logo or represent yourself as holding that certification credential.  When your expiration date is approaching we will send a reminder email to the email address associated with the certification. It is your responsibility to monitor the approaching expiration date and fulfill recertification requirements even if you do not receive reminders. If you wish to regain your certification status after the expiration of the previous certification, you must satisfy all prerequisites for that certification as a new candidate. If you allow your Advanced Certification to lapse, you will have to pass both the Core exam and Advanced exam to regain your status.

Exam Certification Preparation

Like any exam, preparation will be key in your performance!

  1. Review the Core Certification Exam Prep Guide or Advanced Certification Exam Prep Guide. These guides will provide you with exam details, topics and tools covered on the exam, a curriculum to help you prepare, and a practice exam!
  2. Watch the Core Certification Prep Session or Advanced Certification Prep Session.
  3. Watch this video about exam strategies and resources that are available to you during the exam:
For any questions around certification, please email