SAS Training and Certification

Access Duration - 365 Days
4.5( 2 REVIEWS )

What Will I Learn?

Learn about analytics with SAS
Understand integrating and refining datasets
Use SAS arrays to simplify a SAS programme
Learn to perform conditional and iterative looping
Learn to perform advanced statistical techniques


SAS Training and Certification will provide an understanding of the SAS programming language, tools and techniques. If you wish to take on a role in analytics, this course is great to get started on. You will learn of the skills and concepts of SAS and analyse statistics with SAS. Learn to build models using PROC OPTMODEL, derive ODS statements using SAS and use MACROS to perform automation on repetitive tasks.

The SAS Training and Certification will offer a wealth of information on this popular programme and give learners an understanding of how to perform advance statistical techniques. You will soon be able to apply SAS principles in real-life projects.

The SAS Training and Certification will help you analyse and report on data, and explore and prepare data. Qualifying in this course will set you in the right direction, giving you the opportunity to become a certified SAS Developer. 

Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive course awarded by CPD. At Global Edulink, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the Course.  Learners who register will be given excellent support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants.

  • Access Duration
  • Who is this Course for?
  • Entry Requirement
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Career Path & Progression

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lessons at any time.

This course is recommended for,
  • SAS Developers
  • Analytics Professionals
  • Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy.
  • A sound educational background is recommended
  • Prior programming experience is beneficial
  • Familiarity with basic concepts such as flow-control, variables and functions

In order to qualify in the course ‘SAS Training and Certification’ successfully, learners will take an online test with each module being rounded off with multiple-choice questions. This online test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the SAS Training and Certification by CPD

CPD is a leading awarding body in the United Kingdom that meets an excellent standard of high quality education. CPD is committed towards the enhancement of proficiency and personal skills in order to develop learners’ skills and abilities. CPD ensures that both practical and academic qualifications assist individuals to re-skill or up-skill and maintain a competitive advantage in their chosen industry.

The SAS Training and Certification will improve your candidature for a number of jobs in data analytics.  You can study further courses in the same field and enhance your academic expertise in SAS programming language, and add this as a valuable skillset on your resume. Your skills will be recognised by leading organisations that give you the opportunity to land a well-paying job and climb up the career ladder. Given below are job titles you can compete for, along with the average UK salary per annum according to

  • SAS Developer - £47,000 (Approximately)
  • Analytics Consultant - £70,000 (Approximately)

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

1: Getting started with SAS
Use Cases of SAS implementation
Installing SAS University Edition
Explore SAS GUI, SAS window and its contents
Rules for definition of a SAS name
Different Datatypes in SAS
Use of Formats and Informats in SAS
Illustration of SAS Datasets
The Data step and procedural step
Creating an Instream SAS Dataset
Basic Procedural statements
Assessing Input Buffer and Program Data Vector (PDV)
2: Processing and Integrating with the Data Step
Import of Data in SAS
Manipulating influx of datasets into SAS
Creating a new variable
Working with Temporary and Permanent Datasets
Set and Merge Statements
3: Customizing Datasets
Conditional& Iterative Processing
SAS Arrays
Useful SAS Functions
PUT/INPUT Functions
Date/Time Functions
Numeric Functions
Character Functions
4: Advanced SAS Procedures
Proc Dataset
Proc Format
Proc Sort
Proc Means
Proc Freq
Proc Surveyselect
Proc Transpose
Proc Summary
Proc Rank
Proc Corr
Proc Univariate
5: Advanced Statistical Proficiency with SAS
Introduction to Clustering
Hierarchical Clustering
Non-Hierarchical Clustering (K means Clustering)
Simple and Multiple Linear Regression
Logistic Regression
6: Optimization of variables and SAS ODS
What is Data Optimization?
Realizing Optimization Models
Using Proc Optmodel
Solving the Rosenbrock Problem
introduction to ODS
Benefits of using ODS
Generating rtf file
Generating pdf file
Generating html file
Generating doc file
Creating new tables
The SELECT statement
Sorting Data
The CASE expression
Other SELECT statement clauses
8: Using SAS Macros
Introduction to Macros
Benefits of using SAS Macros
Macro Code Constituents
Macro Variables
Macro Step
Positional Parameters to Macros

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    Jo James

    January 27, 2021
    Impressive from the start

    I was impressed with the depths of this course and I was able to master the concepts of SAS. I learned to analyse and report on data and export results to commonly used formats.

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    Steff Gibson

    December 13, 2020
    Real classroom experience

    It was like learning in a real classroom. A great effort was made to provide an engaging learning experience.

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