Talend certification exams measure candidates’ skills to ensure that they have the knowledge to successfully implement quality projects. Preparation is critical to passing.
This certification exam covers topics related to the development of Talend Studio data integration Jobs. Topics include, but are not limited to, using Talend Studio in a stand-alone and collaborative team environment to build, analyze, and test Jobs, accessing files and databases, joining and filtering data, orchestrating complex tasks, and following best practices.

Certification Exam Details

Exam content is updated periodically. The number and difficulty of questions may change. The passing score is adjusted to maintain a consistent standard, for example, a new exam version with more-difficult questions may have a lower passing score.

Approximate number of questions: 60
Time limit: 70 minutes

Types of questions:

  • Multiple choice
  • Multiple response

Recommended Experience

Experience with Talend Data Integration 7.x and Talend Studio, including:

  • Creating Jobs
  • Creating metadata
  • Transforming data
  • Joining data sources
  • Using context variables
  • Handling errors
  • Working with web services
  • Configuration and troubleshooting
  • Exposure to Talend Administration Center


To prepare for this certification exam, Talend recommends:

Certification Exam Topics

  • Creating Jobs
  • Using components
  • Applying design best practices
  • Defining and using metadata in the repository
  • Defining and using context variables
  • Working with files
  • Working with databases
  • Joining data sources
  • Transforming and cleansing data
  • Documenting Jobs
  • Creating and using an SVN connection
  • Connecting and using remote projects
  • Defining and using reference projects
  • Running a Job remotely
  • Monitoring Job executions
  • Configuring and using the Activity Monitoring Center
  • Orchestrating Jobs
  • Using parallel execution
  • Creating and using Joblets
  • Developing unit tests

Sample Questions

1. In Talend Studio, where can you find the components you need to create a Job?
Choose all that apply.

  1. The Repository
  2. The Run view
  3. The Designer view
  4. The Palette


2. Select the process for creating a new Job:

  1. In the Repository, right-click Job Designs and then click Create Standard Job
  2. Right-click in the Designer view and click Create Job
  3. In the Repository, right-click Contexts and click Create Jobs
  4. On the File menu, click New and click New Job


3. In the Component view, how can you change the name of a component?

  1. On the Basic settings tab, enter the name in the Name text box
  2. In the Advanced settings, enter the name in the Label text box
  3. On the Documentation tab, enter the name in the Label text box
  4. On the View tab, enter the name in the Label format text box


4. How do you see a configuration error message for a component?

  1. Right-click the component and click « Show Problems »
  2. Place the mouse pointer over the error symbol in the Designer view
  3. Go to the Errors view
  4. Go to the Jobs view


5. How do you join two input columns in the tMap configuration window?

  1. Drag a column from one input table to a column in another input table
  2. Right-click one column in the input table and click Join
  3. Select two columns in two distinct input tables, right-click, and click Join
  4. Select two columns in two distinct input tables and drag them to the output table



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