Big Data Foundation

Big Data Foundation

The Certifeka Big Data Foundation course provides students with an understanding of Big Data, potential data sources that can be used for solving real business problems, and an overview of data mining and the tools used in it.




For Groups

  • For groups of 3 or more students/colleagues who need certification.
  • Tailored courses and customized learning times to suit specific requirements.
  • Self-Paced, Online Classroom and In-person options available.
  • Access to highly-trained Big Data instructors & great networking opportunities.

For Enterprise

  • Bespoke certification training for businesses of all sizes.
  • Work with Certifeka to create a learning solution that fits specific requirements.
  • Intuitive learning management system dashboard for enhanced reporting, tracking of employee progress and overall ROI.
  • Enriched culture-building training experience.

Learning Methods

  • Online Classroom

    Real-time learning with live instructors in a digital setting.

    For groups of 3 or more – to log in at set times and work through the course material with a Big Data expert. The benefits of classroom-based learning from the comfort of any device.


  • Bootcamp

    In-person training with one of our expert instructors.

    Designed for groups of 3 or more – great for networking – this option allows students to learn in a physical classroom environment and meet Big Data experts in person.


About The Big Data Foundation Training Course

This course is the starting point in the organizational Big Data journey. The Big Data foundation course provides you with an understanding of Big Data, potential data sources that can be used for solving real business problems, and an overview of data mining and the tools used in it. It provides hands-on experience in using two of the most popular technologies in Big Data processing – Hadoop and MongoDB. You will get the opportunity to practice installing these two technologies through lab exercises. The exercises expose you to real-life Big Data technologies with the purpose of obtaining results from real datasets from Twitter. Available learning methods – Online Classroom & Bootcamp – prepare students for the associated exam.



Key Learning Features

Upon successful completion of this course, students will understand:

  • 1 Big Data, its origin, and its characteristics.
  • 2 The tools applicable to Big Data processing.
  • 3 How to explain data mining.
  • 4 The popular Big Data technologies – Hadoop and MongoDB.
  • 5 The Big Data projects and the main players involved.
  • 6 How to Identify and obtain relevant datasets when looking at a business problem.

Course Audience

This course is best suited to IT professionals who possess intermediate to advanced programming, system administration, or relational database skills and are looking to move into the area of Big Data, including:

  • Software Engineers

  • Application Developers

  • IT Architects

  • System administrators

  • System Administrators

  • Network Administrators

  • Business Managers

  • Automation Architects

  • Enterprise Architects

Course Prerequisites

No formal prerequisites

Exam prerequisites

  • Recommended that students complete the Big Data Foundation training from an accredited training provider.

Exam Details

60 Minutes (15 minutes extra for non-native English speakers)
40 Multiple-Choice Questions
Closed Book Exam
65% Pass Score
Paper/Web Based

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How long is my voucher valid for?

Exam vouchers are valid for six months from the date of issuance.

When do I need to register for the exam?

The examination can be scheduled at your convenience. Once you are ready to take the

exam, contact us and you will receive an exam voucher code.

How do I download the exam application?

When necessary, we will help with the exam application download.

Does Certifeka provide the exam?

Certifeka provides the voucher for the exam and assists in the exam application process.

Where is the exam?

The exam can be taken either: in the classroom, on the last day of the course; or online, at the student’s convenience.


When is the exam?

Exams can be taken on the last day of the course, or at an arranged time convenient for the student.


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