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SAS CertFest

Fast-track your career with our best value training and certification package.

Rocket Boost Your Career

Organizations globally are implementing AI, machine learning and data analytics technologies, yet are in critical need of employees with the right skills to help them drive value from their investment in such technology.  At SAS we are offering you the opportunity to learn and demonstrate these vital skills by becoming a SAS Certified Professional from the comfort of your own home or office.


This program is self-paced. On average allow 6 weeks to learn and practice the skills required to prepare for your certification exam.


No prior SAS programming experience is required. Take our free assessment to gauge whether this offering is the best fit for your skills.

SAS Software

Accessing SAS software has never been easier. You will get free access to our cloud-based software solutions for learning.


This packaged offering provides an enormous discount on the cost of training and certification, see below for what's included.

Fast-Track Training & Certification Packages

Base Programming Specialist

Even if you are a complete novice, you can get started with our SAS Programming 1 & 2 courses, to quickly build your foundation skills.
This is the entry point to learning SAS programming for data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.

Full price £920 - Save 45% - £495

Advanced Programming Professional

For those who have successfully completed the Base Programming Specialist exam. Access to SAS SQL, Macro and Advanced Programming courses will enable you to develop the skills necessary to become a highly proficient SAS programmer.

Full price £2470 - Save 40% - £1450

CertFest discount pricing offer is valid until Tuesday 28 February, 2023.

In a world where data is everywhere and statistics underpin every job, the modern workplace requires more analytical skills than ever before.

Addressing the Data Skills Shortage

A majority of UK businesses lack staff with data skills needed in the modern workplace. Now is the perfect time to learn new skills from the worlds most inspiring industry experts.

Read more in the How To Solve The Data Science Skills Shortage report.

Our Training & Certification package will help you get on the road to becoming a Data Science Professional.

Get support & guidance along the way from SAS experts

Our subject matter experts will be on hand to guide and support you as you develop your expertise.

This is a journey where you will get all the support you need, moving from basic to advanced SAS programming in lightning fast time - provided you have the determination to push yourself!

Live Instructor Led Workshops

Each week our instructors will deliver live and interactive revision sessions, providing support and guidance to keep you on track. There’s no need to worry if you miss a session or need a refresher, recordings of the live sessions will be made available to watch on-demand. More info.

Network with Peers

Have you missed networking with peers and impromptu information exchanges with your fellow learners?
Our platform provides you the opportunity to virtually meet and discuss topics with your peers.

Access to online support

Our instructors are committed to supporting your learning. Throughout the programme you will have access to a dedicated online discussion forum, monitored during normal UK working hours by SAS Certified Technical Instructors.

Our subject matter experts will be on-hand to answer your questions to help you achieve success in your certification exam.

Exam Preparation

Feel confident and prepared. Prior to sitting your exam we will walk you through 'How to Prepare for SAS Certification' which will offer tips and strategies to help you master challenging topics on your road to exam success.

Free Practice Exam

To help ensure you are ready and give you the much needed confidence boost our practice exams are available to test your skills and knowledge. It’s a great way to ensure you’re ready to schedule and take your certification exam.

SAS Certification Exam Voucher

The all-important exam voucher will enable you to schedule your exam with our testing partner. You will have the option to take your exam in the comfort of your own home or office, or at a Pearson Vue testing centre.

SAS partners with CERTMetrics™ to provide you with the best possible certification experience.

Show-Off Your New Skills / LinkedIn Workshop

Once you have done the hard work of earning your certification and been presented with your digital badge, it opens up a wealth of opportunities.

To help you polish your LinkedIn profile our HR experts will be on hand to offer a unique blend of advice and guidance so you maximise your potential. Your new digital badge will also allow you to register to receive relevant job alerts.

Sign-up & Get Started Today

Take our free assessment to determine which path offers the best fit for your skills.

It will take less than 2 minutes to complete and we will get back to you with details of your recommended learning plan and certification option.