Microsoft Announce a new name for the Data Analyst Associate certification - 21st February 2022

Power BI and business users, we have great news to share about Microsoft’s certification portfolio. On February 28, 2022, the Microsoft Certified: Data Analyst Associate certification will be renamed to Microsoft Certified: Power BI Data Analyst Associate. Microsoft regularly review the portfolio to ensure that it’s up to date with the latest technology. This new name reflects the current vision on the data analyst job role and the skills that are required for that role today. Plus, it indicates the direction Microsoft will take as they prepare to include additional skills in the future.

On the same day, Microsoft will release the new Exam PL-300: Power BI Data Analyst, which will be required to earn the Power BI Data Analyst Associate certification. This exam is focused on skills in preparing, modeling, visualizing, and analyzing data to maximize value for an organization.

Currently you can prepare for the exam by doing course DA-100T00-A - Analyzing Data with Microsoft Power BI. We can support eligible local businesses with ESF funding towards this training – contact the team to see if you are eligible.



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