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Lakehouse Fundamentals Certification Badge

Databricks Accredited Lakehouse Platform Fundamentals

The Databricks Accredited Lakehouse Platform Fundamentals accreditation exam will test your knowledge about fundamental concepts related to the Databricks Lakehouse Platform. Questions will assess how well you know about the platform in general, how familiar you are with the individual components of the platform, and your ability to describe how the platform helps organizations accomplish their data engineering, data science/machine learning, and business/SQL analytics use cases. Please note that this assessment will not test your ability to perform tasks using Databricks functionality. Instead, it will test how well you can explain components of the platform and how they fit together.


In order to achieve this accreditation, earners must pass an accreditation exam. To register for this accreditation, please log into Databricks Academy.

Learning Pathway

This accreditation is a part of all learning pathways. It is the final assessment in the Business Leader (Databricks Fundamentals) learning pathway.

Exam Details

Key details about the accreditation exam are provided below.

Minimally Qualified Candidate

The minimally qualified candidate should be able to:

  • Describe the basics of the Databricks Lakehouse Platform

  • Describe the Lakehouse architecture and its advantages

  • Describe the various components of the Databricks Lakehouse Platform, including Apache Spark, Delta Lake, Databricks SQL, and Databricks Machine Learning

  • Describe how the Databricks Lakehouse Platform helps organizations accomplish their data and AI use cases


Testers will have an unlimited time period to complete the accreditation exam.


There are 25 multiple-choice questions on the certification exam.


Each attempt of the accreditation exam is free for Databricks customers and partners. Members of the public are able to access the entire Business Leader (Databricks Fundamentals) learning pathway for $20.

Test Aids

There are no test aids specifically available during this exam, but the exam is not proctored.

Programming Language

There are no programming-related questions in this accreditation exam.


Because of the speed at which the capabilities of the Databricks Lakehouse Platform change, this accreditation is valid for 1 year following the date on which each tester passes the accreditation exam.


In order to learn the content assessed by the accreditation exam, candidates should take the following Databricks Academy courses:

  • Self-paced: What is the Databricks Lakehouse Platform?

  • Self-paced: What is Delta Lake?

  • Self-paced: What is Databricks SQL?

  • Self-paced: What is Databricks Machine Learning?

These courses are available in the Business Leader (Databricks Fundamentals) learning pathway.

Frequently Asked Questions

In order to view answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs), please refer to Databricks Academy FAQ document.