Snowflake Pro Core Certification Guide — Prepare yourself in 2-3 days
Prepare yourself for certification with minimal time -2–3 days! Key to successful certification!
This guide is summary of key areas required to be studied for certification exam. The first part of blog shares details on exam , pattern, pre-requisites before you start preparing for certification. Anyone who is interested to appear and pass certification must have mentioned pre-requisites skills to pass with minimum time!
Snowflake — Read Recommendations
Go through all topics in detail documentation present @ https://docs.snowflake.com/en/. Snowflake documentation covers each of these areas at a great length. This is must to assure passing score!
If you are part of snowflake partner organization then go through mindtickle university training sessions — All level up series — https://snowflakeuniversity.mindtickle.com/
Snowflake — Get Free Account for hands on
Setup trial account @ https://signup.snowflake.com/. Hands on is not mandate for exam but this will help you to develop better understanding of WEB UI, Ribbon options and run sample queries, Create few databases , db objects, warehouses. This will definitely help to remember it over a theoretical knowledge.
Snowflake — Quick Revision before exam
Thanks to JOYCE AVILA , she has explained all these areas in quick brief which are really useful to revise your learnings from blog, documentations and hands on as mentioned above! I recommend this as must watch before you appear for exam.
Snowflake — Practice Questions
For SPN -> Mindtickle university practice tests — there are 2 tests with 59 questions + 30 questions which are similar to exam questions
Quizlet links for more questions –
Certification Exam Layout & Tips
Exam questions are straight forward which test on your understanding of Snowflake! Questions are from the areas shared above. There are questions with True/False, Single Select, Multi Select/select all that apply. TIP for Questions where you have multiselect all that apply — Read all options and apply strikethrough method to remove/eliminate not applicable options. Review pending options and hit question there. DDLs/DMLs/SQLs are not covered in blog but tip to remember — some of the key SQLs for Roles/Granting Permissions/Setting context etc.
Book your slot and appear from Home
This test can be given through online proctoring test through web assessor. Register yourself @ https://www.webassessor.com/wa.do?page=login. Review setup/laptop configurations and requirement before appearing for test. You can appear exam sitting at your home and thats makes it more comfortable.
I am DWBI and Cloud Architect! I have been working with various Legacy data warehouses, Bigdata Implementations, Cloud platforms/Migrations. I am Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect and recently completed Snowflake’s Pro Core Certification with 90% passing score in first attempt! You can reach out to me @ LinkedIn if you need any further help on certification!