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Guided Program for Databricks Certified Associate Developer for Apache Spark 3.0

A Step by Step Hands-on Guide to prepare for Databricks Certified Associate Developer for Apache Spark using Pyspark from a certified instructor, with optional access to Databricks Cluster.
No Lab Access Coupon


12 Weeks Lab Coupon


Databricks Cluster Access

12 - 24 weeks



Access Duration

24 weeks

Certified Trainer

Durga Gadiraju

Intermediate Level

14hrs Time

Flexible Schedule

Course Curriculum

Preparation Toolkit for Databricks Certified Associate Developer for Apache Spark

Engaging and Effective Training

Video Lectures

Well structured self paced video lectures.

Lab Environment (Simulated and Databricks)

A best environment to practice and implement the learning.

Offline Support via Discuss

Offline support for every lecture through the Discuss forum on the course player.

Live Support via Expert Live Sessions

Live Session to ensure you on the right track

Quizzes and Practice Scenarios

Quizzes and practice scenarios to ensure you get right exposure to clear the exam

Tips and Strategies

Added value to clear the exam

About this course

It is going to be a long journey, but passing the Databricks Certified Associate Developer for Apache Spark exam will be worth it!

A guided program meticulously designed, by Databricks Certified Instructor, based on both his Spark Experience as a Hands-On Data Engineering Solutions Architect as well as based on the experience while taking a certification exam.

This self paced Databricks Associate Developer Certification course provides the roadmap to become a Databricks Certified Associate Developer for Apache Spark, guides you to prepare for the certification exam and to prepare for real world. It is designed at fast-paced and precise to the point to covers environment setup and in-depth topics of the exam. It's packed with practical knowledge on how to use Data Frame APIs inside and out as a Data Engineer using Databricks Platform. It's a logical progression of topics, not a laundry list of random services.

What you’ll learn in this Course

We will help you unlock your inner potential so you can excel in your professional field. Some of the benefits of our self paced course are:
  • Setup of Databricks Environment using Azure
  • The Databricks CLI and important commands to interact with DBFS. It will be used to quickly set up the data for practice.

  • In-Depth Data Frame APIs that are relevant for the exam
  • All Important and Commonly used Data Frame APIs for selecting, renaming, and manipulating columns

  • Data Frame APIs for filtering, dropping, sorting, and aggregating rows

  • Data Frame APIs for joining, reading, writing, and partitioning DataFrames

  • Working with UDFs and Spark SQL Functions

  • Apache Spark Architectural Concepts which are very important for the exam

  • Adaptive Query Execution which been introduced in recent times
  • Tips and Key Strategies to ROCK the exam

The Certified Developer: Zero to Mastery

The Databricks Certified Associate Developer for Apache Spark 3.0 is one of the most challenging exams. It's great at assessing how well you understand not just Data Frame APIs, but also how you make use of them effectively as part of implementing Data Engineering Solutions, which makes Databricks Associate certification incredibly valuable to have and pass. Rest assured!

Essentials to Crack Databricks Certified Associate Developer for Apache Spark

Programming Knowledge: Basic Programming knowledge using Python or Scala

Experience: Minimum 6 months relevant experience is desired. Yet the quizzes & practice scenarios will provide you with the required exposure equivalent to experience

Founder and Chief Instructor, ITVersity, Inc

Durga Gadiraju

Technology Adviser and Evangelist with 20+ years of IT experience in executing complex projects using a vast array of technologies including Big Data and Cloud.
Patrick Jones - Course author

Frequently asked questions

Who should enroll in the Guided Program for Databricks Certified Associate Developer for Apache Spark course?

Below are the desired and targeted audience for this online self paced course
 Python Developers
 Data Engineers
 Professionals who are preparing for Databricks Apache Spark Certification Exam

Is it mandatory to have prior experience?

It is essential to have python programming knowledge and prior relevant experience for Databricks Certification, but it is not a problem if you do not possess any experience. The Databricks Certification preparation toolkit, quizzes and the practice scenarios, will provide you the required exposure to clear the exam.

What lab environment access will I get as part of the course?

You'll get two types of environment access as part of the course. First, the simulated lab access which is majorly used to practice and second, the Databricks lab which is provided based on the course requirements.

How long do I get the course and lab access?

Course and lab access varies from 12 weeks to 24 weeks. The access applies based on your purchase, default access is 24 weeks and coupons are provided for "12 Weeks Lab" and "No Lab Access" purchases.

What is the Roadmap to become a Databricks Certified Associate Developer?

Below is the roadmap for Databricks Certified Associate Developer for Apache Spark
 Learn Python Essentials for Data Engineers
 Go through Databricks Certification course and Mock Tests
 Sign up for Certification and take the Exam

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