Databricks Partners: Databricks Developer Essentials Badge Learning Pathway

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The training is priced from $ 500.00 USD per participant


This course bundle includes self-paced courses designed for Databricks Partners in preparation of completing the Developer Essentials Capstone successfully and earning the Developer Essentials Badge. In order to receive your digital badge, your Databricks Academy account must be associated to your company email address.

The Developer Foundations Badge is a pre-requisite for:
  • Data Engineering with Databricks
The Developer Essentials Badge is a pre-requisite for:
  • Azure Databricks Advanced Technical Training
  • Partner Solutions Architect Essentials


Primary Courses

These courses are recommended to successfully complete the Developer Essentials Capstone.

  • Introduction to Apache Spark Architecture
  • Partner Readiness Assessment: Apache Spark Programming on Databricks
  • Apache Spark Programming with Databricks
  • Data Engineering with Databricks
  • Cloud Architecture and System Integration Fundamentals

Supplementary Courses

These courses are provided as a resource to supplement the recommended courses above.

  • How to Code-Along with Self-Paced Courses
  • Quick Reference: Databricks Workspace User Interface
  • Quick Reference: Managing Databricks Notebooks with Databricks Workspace
  • Quick Reference: Spark Architecture
  • Fundamentals of Delta Lake
  • Databricks: How-To Videos
  • Databricks Command Line Interface (CLI) Fundamentals
  • Lakehouse with Delta Lake Deep Dive
  • Fundamentals of Data Lakes and Data Warehouses
  • Fundamentals of Structured Streaming
  • Fundamentals of Unified Data Analytics with Databricks
  • Introduction to Databricks Connect
  • Just Enough Python for Apache Spark™


Upon successful completion of the following capstone(s), you will earn the following digital badge(s).

  • Developer Foundations Badge: Apache Spark Programming with Databricks Capstone
  • Fundamentals of Delta Lake Badge: Fundamentals of Delta Lake Accreditation (Optional)
  • Developer Essentials Badge: Databricks Developer Essentials Capstone

Your registration ID for this learning pathway is required for your submission of the capstones. Your registration ID can be found in your registration email or in your Databricks Academy Inbox. Without the correct registration ID, we will not be able to receive your submission. You will receive a badge within 2 weeks of successful completion of the capstones. To ensure we have received your results, you must re-run your notebook upon passing all reality checks. You do not need to let us know when you have completed the capstone. Your badge will be sent via email and can be downloaded and shared on LinkedIn.


This course bundle contains Databricks notebooks intended to be run in your Databricks workspace on the cloud platform of your choice. Alternatively, you can sign up for Databricks Community Edition here, free of charge, to complete your courses.

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Note: This course bundle is made available to Databricks Partners at no cost. If interested, please reach out to your Databricks Partner Manager. For questions regarding any of the courses bundled, please submit a ticket here.