Talend Cloud Certified
Administrator Exam

Talend certification exams measure your skills to ensure that you have the knowledge to successfully implement quality projects. Preparation is critical to passing.

This certification exam covers Talend Cloud administration and migration from Talend on-premises products to Talend Cloud. Topics include, but are not limited to, Talend Cloud architecture and applications, user management in Talend Cloud, deployment and scheduling, remote engines, managing and promoting environments and workspaces, managing Git projects, and administrating migration from Talend on-premises products to Talend Cloud.

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.

Duration: 55 minutes
Number of questions: 45
Passing score: 70%

Recommended experience

  • At least six months of experience using Talend products
  • Experience with Talend Cloud administration, architecture, and applications
  • Thorough knowledge of Talend Management Console
  • Experience of migration from on-premises to Talend Cloud


To prepare for this certification exam, Talend recommends:

  • Taking Talend Cloud Essentials and Talend Cloud Administration learning plans
  • Taking Talend Cloud hands-on migration use case
  • Studying the material in the Talend Cloud Certified Administrator preparation training module
  • Reading the product documentation and Community Knowledge Base articles


After passing this certification exam, you are awarded the Talend Cloud Administrator Certified badge. To know more about the criteria to earn this badge, refer to the Talend Academy Badging program page.

Certification exam topics

Overview of Talend Cloud

  • Explain the role of Talend Cloud in data ecosystems (including third-party software)
  • Explain the architecture of Talend Cloud (including Talend Management Console public API)
  • Differentiate between the various Talend Cloud applications (API Designer, API Tester, Data Preparation, Data Stewardship, Pipeline Designer, and Data Inventory)
  • Describe the purpose of Talend Studio in a Talend Cloud environment

Manage environments and workspaces using TMC

  • Create and manage a workspace
  • Create and manage an environment
  • Promote an environment

Connections and resources

  • Create native and custom connections
  • Manage resources

Execution in Talend Management Console

  • Create a task and configure its execution
  • Create a plan and configure its execution
  • Publish tasks (deployment ports and where services are deployed)
  • Use context variables
  • Execute a Job on a Remote Engine from Talend Studio
  • Debug task executions and extract logs (both execution logs and audit logs)

Migrate on-premises to cloud

  • Compare Talend Cloud and on-premises architecture
  • Migrate on-premises users to Talend Cloud
  • Migrate projects and Jobs
  • Outline the steps for migration
  • Migrate environments (engines, tasks, and scheduling)
  • Map context variable parameters in Talend Cloud

User management and authentication

  • Manage profile preferences
  • Manage users, roles, and groups
  • Manage projects and authorizations
  • Define login options
  • Generate, use, and manage personal access tokens
  • Apply authentication methods (SSO, MFA, and IAM)

Publish and manage artifacts

  • Differentiate between artifacts
  • Connect Talend Studio to Talend Cloud
  • Publish to Talend Cloud from Talend Studio (including correct Job builds, API endpoint about microservice)
  • Publish a pipeline from Pipeline Designer
  • Manage artifacts and versions

Execution engines

  • Choose the types of execution engines (Remote Engine, Remote Engine for cluster, Remote Engine for Pipelines, and engine tokens)
  • Create and pair a Remote Engine
  • Deploy Remote Engine to AWS and Azure
  • Create standard and advanced run profiles

Project management and source control

  • Create a remote connection
  • Configure a Git project in Talend Management Console
  • Work with Git in Talend Studio
  • Configure an artifact repository to store external libraries

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