DATA LITERACY PROGRAM

The time is now. Cancel All Doubts, Skills Matter.

Future-proof your skills and career in Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence.

Join thousands of other professionals with CADS Certification. Strengthen your learning, earning and career potential by enrolling in an expertise-driven Big Data Analytics course, or verify your data literacy skills and get certified with CADS Certification. Stand apart from competing candidates in a competitive job market.

3 hours Online Course

Big Data Analytics 101

The first big leap in your Data journey starts here. Big Data Analytics 101 provides a comprehensive introductory overview of Big Data and its technologies.

Online Exam

Skill Verification

Just took an online course? Verify your skills. Ensure that your professional skill set and expertise are reflected as accurately as possible.

Online Exam

CADS Certification

An industry-recognized, globally respected qualification in Data Analytics & AI. Join thousands of other data professionals with CADS Certification.

Testimonials

What Our Students Say

"This training do enhance my career development as I currently working in a Big Data team which is a new thing to me since I have never been exposed to Big Data during my study time at university."
Irfan Farhan
Data Analyst Intern
"The training itself has benefited me enormously, and has allowed me to transition from someone who is almost wholly soft skill reliant, and developed my technical repertoire of skills."
Mohamad Haziq
Financial Adviser
"We were introduced with programming languages, analytical methods and machine learning algorithm that are essentials as a data analyst/scientist. At work, I have created line of codes that reduces equipment duplication and ultimately reduce client's operational cost."
Fahmi Khairul Azmi
Associate Executive – Analyst
Learning outcome
  • 01.

    Understand the emergence and importance of Big Data Analytics

  • 02.

    Understand the tools, technologies, architectures and framework that are used in Big Data Analytics

  • 03.

    Apply new understanding in the planning stage of Big Data projects

  • 04.

    Ability to determine the viability of any Big Data projects

  • 05.

    Gain insight into how large organizations have solved business problems, reduce costs, enhance customer loyalty & experience, effectively gaining competitive advantage against their competitors, using Big Data Analytics

Big Data Analytics 101

3 hours online course

This course provides a comprehensive introductory overview of the concept of Big Data and its technologies, architectures and management. Participants can reap the benefits of this course when planning Big Data projects and understanding the technology involved using different types of analytics such as descriptive analytics, predictive analytics and machine learning.

In-depth review will be given to actual use cases of five large international organizations on how analytics were used to provide insights from various data sources.

Earn certificate upon completion of this program.

Course duration: 3 hours
Course fee: USD50 USD15 (limited time only)

Skill Verification

Put your data skills to the test with CADS 30-technical-skills library. Discover your Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence skill level in 60 minutes.

Verification Fee: USD100 USD25 (limited time only)

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CADS Certifications - AEDA

CADS Certification

Join thousands of other professionals with CADS Certification. Choose from a variety of certifications that any respected Data Professional and Practitioner needs to land their dream job and impress employers.

Machine Learning

Machine Learning is the gateway to Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning. If you know how to train a model with supervised learning algorithms like linear regression and classification, we say prove it!

The Machine Learning Certification Exam covers both Supervised and Unsupervised Machine Learning knowledge and skill. Testing the concepts of K-means clustering, association rules, linear regressions, classification sets and more.

CADS Data Science Certifications: Machine Learning

Machine Learning (Combo)

Exam fee: USD50

Unsupervised Machine Learning

Exam fee: USD50

Supervised Machine Learning

Exam fee: USD50

Python

Python has become a key driver in the explosion of big data analytics and machine intelligence across most industries. Given its versatility and applicability to data analysis, it has become the tool of choice for most industries. This certification will require knowledge in data types, collections, function and control structures.

Python (Combo)

Exam fee: USD40

Python for Analytics - Basic

Exam fee: USD40

Python for Analytics - Advanced

Exam fee: USD40

R for Analytics


As one of the world’s top data science tools, R provides a robust environment for tabulating, analysing and visualising data. Demonstrate your mastery of the programming language that has become a powerhouse for business intelligence and big data analytics. This certification entails familiarity with different data types and their operation, connecting relational databases through R and results reporting in Markdown and Shiny.

R (Combo)

Exam fee: USD40

R for Analytics - Basic

Exam fee: USD40

R for Analytics - Advanced

Exam fee: USD40

Relational Database Design & SQL


As one of the world’s top data science tools, R provides a robust environment for tabulating, analysing and visualising data. Demonstrate your mastery of the programming language that has become a powerhouse for business intelligence and big data analytics. This certification entails familiarity with different data types and their operation, connecting relational databases through R and results reporting in Markdown and Shiny.

RDD (Combo)

Exam fee: USD45

Relational Database Design

Exam fee: USD45

SQL Essential

Exam fee: USD45

Statistics

Statistics are changing the face of business; allowing greater degrees of accurate decision making with less resources and less time. Knowledge of sampling, probability theory, distributions, and graphical representations will be at the core of the data science revolution. CADS joint certification (Descriptive and Inferential statistics) certifies conceptual mastery of statistical analyses. If you have 95% confidence that your mean is within the 95-99th percentile of test takers, get certified today.

Statistics (Combo)

Exam fee: USD45

Descriptive Statistics

Exam fee: USD45

Inferential Statistics​

Exam fee: USD45

CADS Skill Verification & Certification Process

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Step 1 - Select Certification or Skill Exam

Select a certification that works for you.

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Step 2 - Make Payment

Complete your payment. We accept credit card payment via Stripe.

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Step 3 - Select Test Date

Upon completion of payment, you will be redirected to a page to book your test date. Select a test date that works best for you. All tests are available on Monday to Friday at 12.00 pm (GMT +8).

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Step 4 - Receive an Invite

You will receive an invitation to your exam through TalentSpy on your selected date at 12.00 pm (GMT +8).

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Step 5 - Official Results

For certification, your result will be available at Talent Spy portal right after you completed the assessment.

For skill verification, your result will be send to your registered email within next 5 business days.

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Step 6 - Outcome

For certification, you 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

CADS will send your certificate to your registered email address within next 5 business days of test completion.

FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

You will receive an invitation to your exam through TalentSpy on your selected date at 12.00 pm (GMT +8) and you will have 24 hours to complete the exam. Upon commencement of the exam, you will 60 minutes to complete the skill verification, 20 minutes to complete certification.

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 certification, contact certification@thecads.com ; If there is a failure within TalentSpy skill verification, contact skillverification@thecads.com ;  and an alternative time can be scheduled. Expect a response between 9am and 5pm GMT +8 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 and smart phone. Test can be completed using the following browsers on desktop;

  1. Chrome
  2. Safari
  3. 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.com and a response should be expected between 9am and 5pm +8 GMT.

Each module exam tests different essential skills for a Data Professional and thus each certification is priced differently, though the range is between USD40 and USD80.

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.