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Frequently Asked Questions

I didn't pass the exam, what now?

You can retake the exam by paying a participation fee. The fee cost is 50 euros.

What to do (Belgium only)?

  1. Use the contact form and let us know you want to retake the exam.
  2. There must be a 2-week period between 2 exams.
  3. Register again for the certification exam.
  4. Bring 50 euros cash to the exam.

Good luck!

I didn't receive an e-mail with the e-learnings

Check your SPAM-folder. It may happen that the mail is considered as spam.
So make sure you add sas.com as a domain in your safe sender list.

I’m not an IT-student, will I be able to follow the training?

We are convinced that everyone who has an affinity with IT, Statistics, Mathematics, ... can follow the e-learning.
It doesn’t matter what kind of studies you follow, if the motivation is there, the certification can be yours.

Where can I find more information on the SAS University Edition software?

Installation of SAS University Edition: Common error: VT-x is disabled in the BIOS for all CPU modes

Do you receive errors while trying to read in spreadsheet data?

When using the SAS University Edition, you should not worry if you receive this type of error:

ERROR: The SERVER= option is required for establishing a connection through the SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files.
ERROR: Error in the LIBNAME statement.

It is the result of executing the following statement for exercises on accessing spreadsheet data:

LIBNAME orionx PCFILES PATH=”&path\sales.xls”;.

You receive this error because the virtual machine does not contain the components of SAS/ACCESS and PC File server to read and write Excel or Microsoft Access files.

Important Note: SAS has a new content for the Programming 1 and Programming 2 courses/e-learnings.

Hence the corresponding Certification for Base SAS Programmer changes accordingly. The SCYP Belgium Program will be updated with these new changes as follows:

  • QUESTION: WHAT IF YOU ARE A STUDENT AND YOU RECEIVED AN E-LEARNING ACTIVATION CODE BEFORE 15OCT18?
    Normally you received an email from us, the SCYP Team with a new activation code, to the new e-learnings. But you just can continue studying in your old material if you prefer. You just don’t have to study anymore all topics related to reading in RAW DATA nor the ARRAY topic. For further details we strongly advise you to consult the “Complete Exam Content Guide”.  

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