Data Scientist Basic Level

Certification according to ISO 17024 | Non-accredited area

With the certificate "Data Scientist Basic Level" we certify you broad knowledge to be able to work efficiently in Data Science teams. This includes knowledge of Big Data systems, Data Analysis, Data Analysis, Data Protection and Data Security, Data Management and Big Data & Business.

The examination is aimed at managers, project managers and professionals in the field of Data Science. Basic knowledge of statistics and Data Analysis as well as basic knowledge of programming and the use of databases are required. Prerequisite for the certification is a degree or an equivalent qualification by individual verification.

Examination Content

Big Data Systems

  • Big Data and the need for Data Scientists
  • Concepts and a reference architecture for Big Data Systems
  • Data streams and batch processing

Data Analysis

  • The Process of Data Analysis
  • Basic tasks and methods of machine learning
  • Evaluation of data models

Data Analysis, Data Protection and Data Security

  • Big Data Analytics
  • Objectives and challenges for Big Data Security and Protection
  • Access control in Big Data systems
  • Principles of Data Protection

Data Management

  • Data understanding and data preprocessing
  • Metadata management
  • Data integration
  • Data quality

Big Data & Business

  • Strategic alignment and benefit analysis
  • Big Data capability & readiness analysis
  • Data visualization

Registration and examination regulations


The examinations in the field of Data Science are conducted in attendance or as online proctored examination. All information about the online proctored examination can be found here


To register, please follow this link.

Examination dates

presence exam (P) | online proctored (O)