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Tanium career certifications

Drive your career and showcase your Tanium skills.

There are many certifications to choose from in the technology space, so considering where to invest time and resources to drive value and career benefit is critical.

Take Tanium to the next level

Expand your skills and knowledge of Tanium

Advancing your career with Tanium through certification means participating in a legally defensible technical certification program that will lead you down the road to success.

Gain efficiencies and accelerate time to value

By ensuring professionals are skilled and knowledgeable about Tanium, an organization can accelerate business value and truly utilize the power of Tanium.

Improve endpoint management and security

Maximize the potential of Tanium features and functionality in your environment by validating technical capabilities with Tanium career certifications.

Tanium Certified Operator

This entry-level certification is a starting point for individuals interested in beginning their journey with Tanium certifications. TCO certification serves to identify candidates who can demonstrate core foundational knowledge and skills of basic Tanium functionality.

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Tanium Certified Administrator

This next-level certification is for individuals interested in enhancing their Tanium certifications portfolio or progressing into the Tanium Professional level certifications. This certification focuses on those with the job roles and/or expertise to administer Tanium.

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Tanium Certified Specialist
Cloud Deployment

The Tanium Certified Specialist Cloud Deployment Certification validates an individual’s knowledge around qualifying, planning, configuring and operationalizing deployments on Tanium Cloud.

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Ready to start?

Make the most of your Tanium training and expertise by leveraging Tanium certifications in the race for excellence. Whether you are just beginning your Tanium journey, or a skilled expert, Tanium certified professionals drive towards being in the winner’s circle.

Registration for courses and exams are available for anyone interested in being Tanium Certified. Create your account today to get started on your certification journey!

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register to take a Tanium Certification Exam?

Start here with Candidate Login to create your profile in the Tanium Certifications portal. After you have created your profile and verified your account, you will be able to SSO over to Pearson VUE and schedule your exam. Even if you have a Pearson VUE account, from previous certification programs you have engaged in, you will need to become a part of the Tanium Certifications community through our portal to participate. You can find out more about the Tanium Certification portal in our Candidate Handbook under “General Information.”

Can I retake the exam?

Our retake policy can be found here and is enforced without exception.

How do I know what is on the exam and how do I prepare?

Refer to the exam guide for additional details. While the recommended courses focus on many of the areas tested in the exam, they do not cover all the test materials. Hands-on experience is the best preparation for any exam. Detailed information can be found in our Candidate Handbook under “Exam Prep.”

I passed my certification exam. When can I expect my digital badge?

A notification email will be sent directly from Credly, our digital badging partner, with information on how to claim your digital badge and start sharing your achievement online.

For how long is my certification valid?

Each certification will be valid for two years. Individuals will either have to re-test or pass a higher level exam to receive recertification.

What should I do if I experience technical issues during an exam?

If you experience a technical issue with functionality during the exam, please report it to the exam proctor immediately. Ask for a Pearson VUE VSS support ticket to be created. If no VSS support ticket is created, Tanium will not be able to review or confirm any issues experienced. Issues reported after the exam cannot be validated.

How do I interpret the score report results?

Candidates who do not pass will receive additional information related to section level performance. The bar chart shows your performance for each skill area. Shorter bars indicate areas for improvement, longer bars show strength.

How can I submit feedback about an exam question or exam experience?

Please review the Feedback form for additional details on addressing any of the following items:

• Exam Challenge
if you have a concern about the technical accuracy of a particular exam item.

• Security Incident
If you suspect the integrity of an exam has been compromised.

• Accommodation Request
To request an exam accommodation.

• Comments
Tanium values your feedback and welcomes all types.

What is the cost of the exams?

Tanium Certified Operator (TCO) - $225

Tanium Certified Administrator (TCA) - $250

Tanium Certified Specialist Cloud Deployment (TCSCD) - $225