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On this 3 day accelerated SAS® Base Programmer course, you'll learn the fundamentals of SAS including data access, manipulation, analysis and reporting.
You'll be immersed in the Certified Base Programmer Fast Track curriculum through our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, which allows you learn and retain information faster than traditional courses.
On this official SAS course, you'll understand file structures and how to write system commands to create and access files as well as (IF/THEN) principle programming logic concepts. Our expert instructors will also take you through how to:
You'll benefit from 24-hour lab access, allowing you to practice and apply your knowledge whenever you want!
During the course, you'll prepare for and sit the SAS Certified Base Programmer exam. Don't pass the first time? Don't worry - you'll be covered by our Certification Guarantee.
This course is ideal for you if you are interested in learning about SAS and becoming a Certified Base Programmer.
Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.
Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.
This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.
Getting Started with SAS
Working with SAS Syntax
Getting Familiar with SAS Data Sets
Reading SAS Data Sets
Reading Spreadsheet and Database Data
Reading Delimited Raw Data Files
Combining SAS Data Sets
Producing Summary Reports
Controlling Input and Output
Reading Raw Data Files
Debugging Techniques (optional)
Processing Data Iteratively
Restructuring a Data Set
Creating Reports with the REPORT Procedure (Self-study)
During the course, you'll sit the following exam at Firebrand's Training Centre. Covered by your Certification Guarantee:
On this accelerated course, you'll receive:
Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.
Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.
Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.
Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year. Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.
Before attending the course, you should have:
Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.
Just call us on +971 4 3199019 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.
Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.
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