The Big Data Science Certified Professional (BDSCP) program from the Arcitura Big Data Science School is dedicated to excellence in the fields of Big Data science, analysis, analytics, business intelligence, and technology architecture, as well as design, development, and governance. A collection of courses establishes a set of vendor-neutral industry certifications with different areas of specialization. Founded by best-selling author Thomas Erl, this curriculum enables IT professionals to develop real-world Big Data science proficiency. Because of the vendor-neutral focus of the course materials, the skills acquired by attaining certifications are applicable to any vendor or open-source platform.

How To Get Trained

There are three options to receive training:

1. On-Site Training

An instructor can travel to your location to deliver a workshop for a class of students, based on your budget and preferences. To learn more, contact info@arcitura.com

2. Public Workshops

Certification workshops available for public registration will be held on a quarterly basis in major cities around the world. Visit the Workshops page for the latest schedule.

3. Self-Study

Self-study kits are available for all exams. These kits allow you to study the materials remotely and at your own pace. Each kit includes study materials, Audio Tutor CDs, a Pearson VUE exam voucher and additional study aids. For moreinformation, visit the
Self-Study page.

How To Get Certified

To become certified you only need to pass the exams required for a given certification. All three training options can all help you prepare for these exams. Note that testing and certification are optional. You can take any of the training courses without having to take the exams.

How To Take Exams

Exams will be available worldwide via Pearson VUE testing centers and Pearson VUE Online Proctoring. To learn more about exam scheduling and testing center locations, visit the Exams page.


imgSome BDSCP exams provide credit toward two or more certifications, whereas other exams are specific to one certification. To view a grid that shows an overview of the relationships between exams and certifications, visit the Matrix page.

img BDSCP Curriculum Matrix
img BDSCP Course Catalog

To have printed copies of any of these documents mailed to you, contact info@arcitura.com.

Pearson VUE Exams

A self-study kit is available for each Pearson VUE exam: www.pearsonvue.com/arcitura/

Self-Study Kits

A self-study kit is available for each Pearson VUE exam, allowing you to study remotely and at your own pace. For information about the latest available Self-Study Kits, visit the Self-Study page.

Instructor-Led Workshops

The following public workshops are currently scheduled. Additional workshops are often added on short notice. For information regarding private instructor-led workshops delivered to your location, contact: info@arcitura.com