SnowPro Core Certification Course

Comprehensive SnowPro™ Core Course to Master Snowflake Implementation and Migration

  • Gain the knowledge and skills to design, develop, and manage secure Snowflake solutions 
  • Learn to align Snowflake solutions with business objectives and scale them efficiently 
  • Comprehensive exam prep for the SnowPro Certification Exam COF-C02 
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Level Up Your Snowflake Skills

Harness the power of the Cloud with our comprehensive Snowflake SnowPro™ Core Certification Course, the ultimate training guide to mastering Snowflake, one of the world's fastest-growing Cloud data platforms. Snowflake Inc.’s SnowPro Core certification will help you stand out in the data community as a Snowflake expert.

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  • 24-Hour Interactive Course 

  • Live Instructor-Led Training

  • Coaching by Top-Notch Snowflake Trainers 

  • Hands-On Training with Demos and Labs  

  • Curriculum Designed by Snowflake Experts 

  • SnowPro Certification Exam Preparation 

Why Get SnowPro Core Certified?

The demand for cloud data solutions is escalating, with Gartner projecting a 17% growth in the worldwide public cloud services market, reaching $398 billion in 2022. Snowflake, one of the most rapidly growing cloud data platforms globally, contributes to this trend. According to Snowflake's Q2 2023 earnings report, their product revenue soared 103% year-over-year, indicating an increasing adoption of Snowflake and subsequent demand for SnowPro-certified professionals.

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How to Get SnowPro Core Certified

After completing the course, you can confidently attempt the SnowPro Core Certification exam, a two-hour proctored online test that validates your expertise in using Snowflake. Passing this exam will earn you a SnowPro Core Certification, enhancing your credibility and marketability in the data industry.

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prerequisites for SnowPro Core Certification Course

Prerequisites for the Snowflake Core Course

  • Anyone interested in learning more about Snowflake implementation and migration can take up our in-depth course. 
  • To obtain the SnowPro Core Certification, candidates need to pass the exam. For more details on eligibility, please see FAQs

Who Should Attend the Course

Solutions Architects

Data Engineers

Database Administrators

Data Scientists

Data Analysts

Database Architects

IT Professionals

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What You Will Learn

Snowflake Architecture

Understand the fundamental architecture and features of Snowflake. 

Data Analysis with SQL

Learn to use SQL within Snowflake to manipulate and analyze data. 

Build Solutions

Design, implement, and manage secure and scalable Snowflake solutions. 


Integrate Snowflake with other data management systems and applications. 

Data Sharing

Utilize Data Sharing to send your data in real-time to customers and partners. 

Business Continuity

Implement and maintain business continuity and disaster recovery strategies. 

Transform Your Workforce

Harness the Power of Data for Your Teams

Modern problems often require modern technology to resolve them. Empower your team with the latest features and capabilities of Snowflake 

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  • Achieve business objectives through skill development 
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Learning Objectives: 

  • Understand key features of the Snowflake Cloud Data Platform including its structure, partners, and functionalities. 
  • Get familiar with essential Snowflake tools and interfaces, encompassing UIs, connectors, scripting, and Snowpark. 
  • Learn about Snowflake's catalog and objects, including Databases, Schemas, Functions, Procedures, and more. 
  • Grasp Snowflake storage concepts like Micro partitions, metadata clustering, storage monitoring, and optimization services. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Master the techniques for efficient data loading within Snowflake. 
  • Understand and apply transformation methods in Snowflake for optimal data utility. 
  • Grasp the methods for effective unloading or exporting of data from Snowflake. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Understand the principles of computing, such as network security policies, Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), Federated authentication, and Single Sign-On (SSO). 
  • Familiarize themselves with the roles and entities used in Snowflake, and understand privilege granting, revocation, role hierarchy, and privilege inheritance. 
  • Master data governance capabilities in Snowflake, including the management of accounts, organizations, databases, secure views, information schemas, and understanding access history and read support. 
  • Understand and leverage Snowflake's Continuous Data Protection features, including Time Travel, Fail-safe, Data Encryption, Cloning, and Replication. 
  • Master Snowflake's security model to safeguard your data. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Learn how to design and optimize Snowflake solutions for performance. 
  • Utilize the Query Profile effectively, with an understanding of Explain plans, Data spilling, Data cache usage, Micro-partition pruning, and Query history.
  • Configure Virtual Warehouses proficiently, including Multi-clustering, Warehouse sizing, and settings and access. 
  • Use Virtual Warehouse performance tools, such as monitoring warehouse loads, analyzing query performance, understanding scaling options, and resource monitors.
  • Optimize query performance, through the use of materialized views and specific SELECT commands. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Learn to share and replicate data across multiple accounts and regions. 
  • Utilize Snowflake's data sharing capabilities, including understanding different account types, using Data Marketplace and Data Exchange, managing private data exchange, and applying access control options and shares. 
  • Understand concepts and best practices for data loading in Snowflake, including stages, file size and formats, folder structures, and adhoc/bulk loading. 
  • Identify and utilize the appropriate commands for data loading, such as CREATE PIPE, COPY INTO, GET, INSERT, PUT, STREAM, TASK, and VALIDATE. 
  • Grasp concepts and best practices for data unloading in Snowflake, including file formats, handling empty strings and NULL values, unloading to single file, and unloading relational tables. 
  • Know and apply the correct commands for data unloading, including LIST, COPY INTO, various FILE FORMAT commands like CREATE, ALTER, DROP, DESCRIBE, and SHOW. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Understand the concepts of business continuity and disaster recovery within the Snowflake context. 
  • Design strategies to ensure business continuity and mitigate risks in the event of a disaster. 
  • Implement these strategies effectively within Snowflake for optimal business resilience. 
  • Test and adjust these strategies to ensure they meet the needs and requirements of their specific business scenario. 

Frequently Asked Questions

SnowPro Core Certification Course

The SnowPro Core Certification Course is a foundational course in Snowflake Cloud platform. The following are a list of broad topics that you can expect to be covered in the SnowPro core certification course.

  • Snowflake Overview and Architecture 
  • Connecting to Snowflake 
  • Data Protection Features 
  • SQL Support in Snowflake 
  • Caching in Snowflake 
  • Query Performance 
  • Data Loading and Unloading 
  • Functions and Procedures 
  • Using Tasks 
  • Managing Security 
  • Access Control and User Management 
  • Semi-Structured Data 
  • Introduction to Data Sharing 
  • Virtual Warehouse Scaling 
  • Account and Resource Management 

The snowflake snowpro certification course is designed to help you understand how to use the snowflake platform and how to get the best out of it. Following are a few of the skills you will acquire during this program: 

  • Understand Snowflake architecture 
  • Load and transform data 
  • Summarize query constructs 
  • Use SQL for data analysis 
  • Manage user and application access 
  • Apply Snowflake best practices on semi-structured data 
  • Use Snowflake’s unique approach to caching 
  • Interact with the Snowflake Cloud Data Platform 
  • Snowflake’s continuous data protection features 
  • Data Sharing to send data in real-time to Customers and Partners 
  • Scale Virtual Warehouses to improve performance 
  • Manage and monitor your Snowflake account 

KnowledgeHut’s approach of learning by doing where learners understand the application of what they’re learning. This is possible because our training is led by professionals with extensive real-world experience who know how to apply the concepts that are being covered. KnowledgeHut is a service partner of Snowflake. 

The SnowPro Core certification course does not have any prerequisites. Since it is a foundational level course anybody can sign up for it. 

The SnowPro Core certification exam doesn't have any strict prerequisites in terms of education or other certifications. However, it is highly recommended that candidates have:  

Knowledge and Experience: A foundational understanding of Cloud computing concepts and database principles. Ideally, you should also have hands-on experience with Snowflake and a solid understanding of its unique features and capabilities.  

Training: It is highly recommended to complete a preparatory course like the SnowPro Core Certification Course. This course is designed to cover all the exam's topics in detail and provide hands-on training. 

Snowflake Certifications

Snowflake is one of the fastest-growing Cloud data platforms globally. As per Snowflake's Q2 2023 earnings report, their product revenue grew 103% year-over-year. This signifies a rapid adoption of Snowflake and hence, a higher demand for SnowPro-certified professionals.

The SnowPro core certification would be the ideal place for you to progress your career with the help of the Snowflake platform. 

Getting a Snowflake SnowPro Core certification requires the learner to pass a qualifying exam. This course is designed to help you clear this exam and to also develop a solid understanding of Snowflake and its features. Snowflake suggests learners to follow the below steps to get a SnowPro Core certification: 

  • Schedule your SnowPro Core Certification Exam 
  • Review Exam Study Guide 
  • Attend Snowflake Instructor Led Course 
  • Take Snowflake On-Demand Courses 
  • Practice with Sample Questions 
  • Take the Exam and Clear it 
  • Become a part of the SnowPro Certified Community 

The SnowPro Core certification has a validity of two years. You will either need to take a recertification exam before the certification lapses or get a higher certification to ensure that your certification remains active. 

SnowPro Core certification is a foundation for the advanced certification in snowflake. The advanced certifications are role based. You can select the certification that is the best fit for your role and interest. The five roles for advanced certification are Architect, Data Engineer, Data Scientist, Administrator and Data Analyst. 

SnowPro Core Exam (COF-CO2)

No, you can take the SnowPro Core certification exam without getting trained. However, it is highly recommended to complete a preparatory course like the SnowPro Core Certification Course. This course is designed to cover all the exam's topics in detail and provide hands-on training. 

The exam format for the SnowPro Core certification exam (COF-C02) is as follows: 

  • The SnowPro Core Certification exam is a multiple-choice test. 
  • The exam consists of approximately 100 questions. 
  • You have 2 hours to complete the exam. 
  • You will need to score at least 80% to clear the exam. 

The exam is proctored online, meaning you can take it from any quiet, private location using your own computer, provided it meets the required system specifications. You'll be monitored via webcam and microphone throughout the exam to ensure the integrity of the test.

The exam has about 100 questions you will need to answer in a two-hour time limit.  

The exam is proctored online, meaning you can take it from any quiet, private location using your own computer, provided it meets the required system specifications. You will be monitored via webcam and microphone throughout the exam to ensure the integrity of the test.