Pearson VUE to deliver CDA Exams

LONDON, UK, August 10, 2020 – Certified Data Analyst (CDA) has entered into a mul-ti-year agreement with global computer-based testing leader Pearson VUE. With the new agreement, candidates will be able to take CDA’s Level I exam through Pearson VUE’s network of nearly 250 Authorized Test Centres which cover 70 cities across mainland China, and authorized test centres in Hong Kong, Macao, and Tai-wan at any time they want.

Candidates will also be able to take CDA’s Level II and Level III exams in 30 cities, with test events doubling to 4 exams per year. The CDA program sets scientific, professional, international and systematic standards for talent assessment, which are divided into CDA LEVEL I, LEVEL II and LEVEL III. It covers skills required for practitioners of big data and data analysis in finance, e-commerce, health care, Internet, telecom and other industries.

Dr Gary Gates, Senior Vice President of Global Business at Pearson VUE, said: "We are very pleased to enter into a partnership with the CDA. In addition to making it more convenient for candidates to get their Certified Data Analyst certificate(s), they will also benefit from Pearson VUE’s global reach.”

Dr. Jianyi Zhao, Founder and CEO at CDA said: “We decided to work with Pearson VUE to create flexible and customized testing solutions, and to provide testing services in a reliable testing environment. CDA will also collaborate with Pearson VUE for digi-tal credentials, where certification holders will be able to receive badges and add them to Linkedin personal files.”

About Pearson VUE
Pearson VUE has been a pioneer in the computer-based testing industry for decades, delivering more than 16 million certification and licensure exams annually in every industry from academia and admissions to IT and healthcare. We are the global leaders in developing and delivering high-stakes exams via the world's most comprehensive network of nearly 20,000 highly secure test centers as well as online testing in over 180 countries. Our leadership in the assessment industry is a result of our collaborative partnerships with a broad range of clients, from leading technology firms to government and regulatory agencies. For more information, please visit PearsonVUE.com.

About CDA (Certified Data Analyst)
“Certified Data Analyst” is a set of scientific, professional, international and systematic standards for talent assessment, which is divided into CDA LEVEL I, LEVEL II and LEVEL III, covering skills required for practitioners of big data and data analysis in finance, e-commerce, health care, Internet, telecom, and other industries. It complies with the current global trend of big data and data analysis technologies, providing reference for data analysis talents for enterprises and organizations in all walks of life. Those who pass the CDA exam can receive CDA certificate.

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