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Data Services 4.x certification now available


SAP Education launched a new certification program for SAP Data Services. The certification “SAP Certified Application Associate - Data Integration with SAP Data Services 4.x” verifies the knowledge in the area of Data Integration for the profile of a SAP Data Services application consultant. This new certification provides successful examinees with a globally recognized mark of excellence by validating their experience with SAP Data Services.

The exam validates the examinee´s professional excellence and experience in relevant areas such as designing and implementing ETL projects using SAP Data Services. Details on the scope of the exam are provided within the exam guide, where you will also find sample items that indicate what type of questions and what level of difficulty you should expect in the exam.

This exam was produced through our Global Certification Team with the help and input from recognized SAP Data Services experts, internal colleagues, external consultants and community leaders from the Education Special Interest Group within ASUG. More than 40 people were involved in the design, creation, and validation phases of the certification exam.

Key Facts

  • Target audience: Partner consultants, SAP consultants and customers who engage in SAP Data Services projects in implementation roles.
  • Delivery options: Proctored exam through SAP training centers (available from May 13, 2013) and Pearson VUE (available from June 20, 2013)
  • Certification title: “SAP Certified Application Associate - Data Integration with SAP Data Services 4.x”
  • Booking code: C_DS_41
  • Exam structure: 3 hour exam with 80 items of various types (multiple-choice, multiple-response)

Practical experience within data integration with SAP Data Services is essential to successfully pass the exam. Knowledge gained through related SAP Data Services training and other sources can help candidates get jump start in preparing for the exam.

  • BODS10 – SAP Data Services: Platform and Transforms (3-day course)
    Foundation course on implementing, administering, and managing data integration projects addressing primarily application consultants and project team members..
    Delivery: Instructor led in physical or virtual classroom.
  • BODS15 – SAP Data Services: Platform and Transforms
  • ODS40 – SAP Data Services (43-hour course)
    Covers application and technology topics targeting qualified consultants and project team members.
    Delivery: Self-paced online course (online knowledge product).

Information on the available certification and training program for SAP Data Services has been published on SAP´s online Training & Certification shop. Our multi-channel delivery approach is comprised of classroom-based, virtual delivery, and online options which allow learners to get the knowledge they need in the best possible format that suits their particular need.