Job Role

Business Analyst, Consultant, Designer, End User, Marketer, Business User


Virtual: Access starts on day of purchase. Blended Learning access for 90 Day(s)

User Interface

Lightning Experience


Who should take this course?

This course is for users who:

  • Want to get certified but don’t know where to start
  • Need flexibility to balance learning with life
  • Are new to Tableau Desktop or need to revisit their skills
  • Benefit from a supportive learning environment and clear milestones




There are no required prerequisites for this course. 

When you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Approach the exam with confidence
  • Get Started and Connect to Data
  • Create Basic Charts
  • Apply Analytics to Worksheets
  • Apply Analytics and Modify Data Connections
  • Create Dashboards for Presentation and Sharing


What’s included in Tableau Exam Readiness

The course bundle includes 90 days of access to:

  • Six live Instructor-led sessions
  • eLearning content
  • Recorded lessons
  • Dozens of practice questions
  • Access to the Tableau Community forum
  • Up to two Tableau Desktop Specialist exam vouchers**


Prepare for the course with this Trailmix.

Class Registration

Lessons and Topics

Note: Class times shown above are incorrect. Once purchased, you have 90 days to complete the course at your own pace. You will be invoiced at the end of the month of purchase.


Get Started and Connect to Data

  • Introduction to Tableau Desktop
  • Connecting to data
  • Customizing data sources
  • Working with Data Extract

Organize Data and Create Filters

  • Creating groups and hierarchies in data
  • Filtering and sorting
  • Working with Dates 
  • Creating custom date fields and hierarchies

Create Basic Charts

  • Comparing multiple measures in Views
  • Using scatter plots, text tables, highlight tables
  • Creating symbol and filled maps
  • Creating density maps
  • Using bar-in-bar charts and bullet graphs

Apply Analytics to Worksheets

  • Creating calculated fields for deeper analysis
  • Working with String and type conversion functions
  • Working with Date and aggregate functions
  • Using quick table calculations
  • Using parameters 

Apply Analytics and Modify Data Connections

  • Highlighting values with reference lines and bands
  • Using histograms and box & whisker Plots to show distribution
  • Creating relationships between tables
  • Joining tables
  • Using Unions to combine data

Dashboards for Presentation and Sharing

  • Building dashboards
  • Creating interactive dashboards using actions
  • Telling stories with data
  • Publishing

Practice Questions

  • Test your knowledge and get a sense of what exam questions may be like
  • Identify your strengths and the topics that need additional learning