Certify Your Skills
The demand for Analysts and Data Scientists is growing exponentially and employers are looking for people with proven and verified skills. With an experienced team of in-house team of Data Scientists, we know what skills and experience you need to become an outstanding Analyst or Data Scientist.
Enterprise Data Professional
Associate Enterprise Data Analyst
Enterprise Data Analyst
Enterprise Data Scientist
CADS Certification Process
Step 1 - Select Exam
Select a certification that works for you.
Step 2 - Select Test Date
Select a test date that works best for your schedule. All tests are available on Mondays to Fridays at 9.00 am (Malaysian Time).
Step 3 - Make Payment
Once payment has been made, you will receive a receipt via email along with a confirmation email. You will also receive a reminder email 48 hours prior to your scheduled time.
Step 4 - Receive an Invite
You will receive an invitation to your exam through TalentSpy on your selected date at 9.00 am (Malaysian Time).
Step 5 - Official Results
CADS will send your official results to you between 9.00 am and 10.00 am (Malaysian Time) on the following business day.
Step 6 - Outcome
Graduates will receive one of the three passing outcomes below:
a. Bronze passing mark
b. Silver mark, exemplary knowledge in the field
c. Gold mark, expert level knowledge and skill in the field
Those who did not achieve a passing mark will be officially informed in an email with details about areas to improve.
Most frequent questions and answers
You will receive an invitation to your exam through TalentSpy on your selected date at 9.00 am (Malaysian Time) and you will have 24 hours to complete the exam. Upon commencement of the exam, you will only have 50 minutes to complete the exam.
TalentSpy is a conceptual framework to help users explore the various data science roles and to uncover their own data science profile type.
Yes you can. But, you are only eligible to do so 1 month after a previous attempt. You are welcome to sit for a different exam.
The CADS is not responsible for technical failures such as lack of internet connectivity etc. If there is a failure within TalentSpy, contact Certifications@thecads.org and an alternative time can be scheduled. Expect a response between 9am and 5pm MYT the following business day and include your confirmation number. Best practise for examination day includes taking the exam in a quiet place with a secure internet connection and after a good night’s rest.
TalentSpy is not configured for Internet Explorer. Test can be completed using the following browsers;
- Mozilla Firefox
Yes. However, requests for withdrawal will not be eligible for a refund if received less than 48hrs before the scheduled testing time. Rescheduling must be requested at least 24 hrs prior to the scheduled testing date. Both/either request should be emailed to Certifications@thecads.org and a response should be expected between 9am and 5pm MYT.
Each module exam tests different essential skills for a Data Professional and thus each certification is priced differently, though the range is between RM200 and RM275.
CADS certification exams are multiple choice and each question is selected from large pool of exam questions created and vetted by our in house team of data professionals and instructors. Incorrect answers are penalized -.25 points. Please be aware if you are trying to understand your exam score.
CADS Certifications are valid for 3 years. The fields of Data Science and Data Analytics are rapidly changing and our requirements for certification does too.