I would like to know which power BI certification is the best? and what are all the prerequisites for that if any?

Manju Bandikatla 0 Reputation points

Please suggest a latest powerBI certification with prerequisites

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  1. Jing Zhou 3,435 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    Thank you for posting in Q&A forum.

    Power BI offers several different certifications, with the most popular being Microsoft Certified: Data Analyst Associate certification. This certification aims to demonstrate your ability to analyze data and generate insights using tools such as Power BI and Excel. All prerequisites include basic data analysis and visualization skills, familiarity with Power BI tools, and relevant work experience. You can visit the official Microsoft website to view more detailed information and learn how to prepare for certification exams.

    Please refer to

    Microsoft Certified: Power BI Data Analyst Associate - Certifications | Microsoft Learn

    Best regards,

    Jill Zhou

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  2. VarunTha 4,810 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi Manju Bandikatla,
    Thank you for reaching out to us on the Microsoft Q&A forum.

    The best and most up-to-date Power BI certification as of 2024 is the Microsoft Certified: Power BI Data Analyst Associate - Certifications | Microsoft Learn

    This certification is designed for professionals who want to demonstrate their skills in data analysis and visualization using Power BI.

    Key Skills Covered:

    • Preparing Data: Cleaning, transforming, and loading data.
    • Modeling Data: Designing and creating data models, using Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) for model calculations, and optimizing model performance.
    • Visualizing and Analyzing Data: Creating reports and dashboards, identifying patterns, and enhancing reports for usability and storytelling.
    • Deploying and Maintaining Deliverables: Managing workspaces, datasets, and files, and configuring security and content distribution.


    While there are no formal prerequisites for the PL-300 certification, it is recommended that candidates have:

    • A fundamental understanding of data repositories and data processes, both on-premises and in the cloud.
    • Experience with data analysis, including both relational and non-relational data from various sources.
    • Familiarity with Power BI's core functionalities and data modeling concepts.

    If you are still facing any issue, please let us know in the comments. We are glad to help you.

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