Course: Certified SAS Base Programmer Certification Training


Program Description

Course: Certified SAS Base Programmer Certification Training


Key features

  • 10 hours of self-paced video
  • Includes 1 industry-based project on sales domain
  • Hands-on experience with Research Lab
  • Includes 3 simulation tests, 5 assignments, and 16 demos

Course description

What is the course all about?

The SAS Base Programmer course in a beginner level course for a SAS professional. This training has been designed to enable you to start your analytics career with SAS and prepare for the SAS Base Programmer certification.

This SAS course explores the SAS tool and different techniques to help you access and manage data, create data structures, generate reports, and handle errors. These techniques are mandatory for a professional to start working on the next SAS assignment and forms a strong base for advanced techniques and certifications.

This SAS Base Programmer training presents all these concepts in an easy to understand manner, using actual coding examples and demos to clarify the concepts and present the actual method of implementation.

What learning outcomes can be expected?

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Outline the steps to download and install the SAS Base Programmer tool.
  • Demonstrate the methods to read, process, combine, and access datasets or raw data files.
  • Create SAS datasets, manipulate data values, export data to create comma-delimited raw data files, and control which values in dataset are processed and presented as an output
  • Manage and manipulate datasets by investigating SAS data libraries; sorting observations; using conditional logic; assigning, modifying, and aggregating variable values; using DO loops and SAS arrays; and validating and cleaning data
  • Generate list and summary reports using different procedures, and enhance reports
  • Identify and resolve programming logic, syntax, and data errors
Who should do this course?
  • Analytics professionals who want to work with SAS
  • Software professionals looking for a career switch in the field of analytics
  • Graduates looking to build a career in Analytics and Data Science
  • Professionals who wish to learn SAS programming
  • Professionals who want to prepare for the SAS base certification
Prerequisites: There are no pre-requisites for this course. This is a beginner level course and a background in SQL will be helpful.

What projects are included in this course?

Successful evaluation of project is a part of the certification eligibility criteria for the Simplilearn SAS Base Programmer certification.

Generate Descriptive Analytics Report

Sales: In this project, we ask you to import and consolidate the given sales datasets into a single dataset. You will then need to use different analytical SAS tools to manipulate and analyze the data, and generate desired reports.

Exam & certification

What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

  • Complete 1 simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated October 23, 2017
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