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Splunk Core Certified User

Track Overview

A Splunk Core Certified User is able to search, use fields, create alerts, use look-ups, and create basic statistical reports and dashboards in either the Splunk Enterprise or Splunk Cloud platforms. This optional entry-level certification demonstrates an individual's basic ability to navigate and use Splunk software.

Please note: the Splunk Core Certified User exam is now available in English and Japanese.

Prerequisite Certification(s):

  • None

Prerequisite Course(s):

  • None

Candidates who wish to prepare for the Splunk Core Certified User exam are recommended to complete either Fundamentals 1 or the following courses:

  • What Is Splunk?
  • Intro to Splunk
  • Using Fields
  • Scheduling Reports and Alerts
  • Visualizations
  • Statistical Processing
  • Working with Time
  • Leveraging Lookups and Subsearches
  • Search Optimization
  • Enriching Data with Lookups
  • Data Models
Certification Exam
Certification Exam

Candidates who have completed all of the above requirements may register for the Certification exam via testing partner Pearson VUE. Those who need step-by-step registration assistance should refer to our Exam Registration Tutorial.

The Splunk Certification Exams Study Guide contains important details regarding exam preparation and delivery.

Good luck!