Esri EADP10 Exam (ArcGIS Desktop Professional) Detailed Information
Esri Technical Certification exams recognize expertise in three domains: desktop, developer, and enterprise
use of ArcGIS. Certifications are offered at three levels: Entry, Associate, and Professional.
The ArcGIS Desktop Professional exam tests candidates experience utilizing a broad range of ArcGIS tools and functionality.
Qualified candidates should be able to apply GIS concepts and knowledge to define a project, establish workflows, processes, and methods to determine and apply the most appropriate ArcGIS for Desktop functionality to accomplish project objectives. Candidates should be skilled at problem solving non-routine issues, defining and successfully completing complex GIS projects.
A qualified candidate should be able to:
Apply and interpret fundamental spatial statistics and visualization techniques
Build a complex data set and a locator
Implement and apply Python scripting
Perform advanced vector and raster analysis
Perform fundamentals of geodatabase design and operate within a multi-user geodatabase
Perform surface modeling and analysis
Utilize advanced modeling techniques
Identify and resolve common workflows
Author a mosaic dataset and publish an image service
Demonstrate proficiency in application configuration
Determine and define an appropriate coordinate system
Using network analysis solvers
Author and publish to ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS for Server, or Portal for ArcGIS
A qualified candidate should be familiar with tools such as:
ArcGIS for Desktop
ArcGIS for Server
Portal for ArcGIS
ArcGIS Network Analyst
ArcGIS Spatial Analyst
ArcGIS 3D Analyst
A qualified candidate should NOT be expected to:
Deliver production quality cartographic output with specific industry solutions
Administer a multi-user geo database
Develop or administer Web sites
Develop custom applications or develop new tools
Network or systems administration
The following list will familiarize candidates with topics on the exam and to help guide exam preparation. We recommend candidates review this list and assess their knowledge of each skill. Specific preparation resources are available to assist with refreshing in areas where any knowledge gaps are found.
Data Storage in ArcGIS
Given requirements for a specific project, design a geodatabase.
Given a task that requires raster data management, determine which storage or management method to use.
Determine how the different replication types affect synchronization.
Given a task, determine the data, settings, and parameters for creating a geometric network.
Given a task, determine the data, settings, and parameters for creating a geodatabase topology.
Given a task, determine the data, settings, and parameters for creating a geodatabase terrain.
Given a task, determine the data, settings, and parameters for creating an address locator.
Managing Data in ArcGIS
Determine the necessary workflow to convert data.
Given a task, determine the necessary schema changes so that the data can support a particular operation.
Given datasets that do not align, determine the best workflow to resolve the issue.
Determine if the cause of a data misalignment issue is bad data, incorrect projection definition, or incorrect transformation method.
Identify techniques to ensure that data in different coordinate systems align.
Determine the necessary projection in order to maintain spatial properties.
Given a situation in which the coordinate system of the source layers do not match the coordinate system of the data frame, identify the error that is introduced while editing the data.
Compare and contrast a variety of different surface storage types.
Visualizing and Sharing Data in ArcGIS
Given a scenario, determine the appropriate symbology and, if required, the quantitative or qualitative classification method.
Given a visualization task, determine which layer properties could be used to refine the display.
Given a map output, configure symbology to enhance map readability.
Given a scenario, describe how to optimize the performance of the map display.
Explain the effect of various parameters, settings, and values when rendering 3D data.
Given a scenario, determine the necessary service for sharing a large amount of imagery.
Determine the most appropriate method for sharing content.
Geoprocessing and Analyzing Data in ArcGIS
Given a complex geoprocessing task, select an appropriate method and environment to accomplish the task.
Evaluate a Python script designed to automate a simple, recurrent, or repetitive process in an ArcGIS workflow.
Evaluate a model designed to automate a simple, recurrent, or repetitive process in an ArcGIS workflow.
Given a model, inputs to the model, and an output that does not match reasonable expectations, identify the cause of the problem(s).
Given user requirements, determine the most appropriate method for sharing a geoprocessing model, script, package, and toolbox.
Determine how to customize the user interface to perform a task in the most efficient manner.
Given a scenario that requires an analysis, determine the workflow, data, tools, settings, and parameters to perform the analysis.
A qualified candidate should be familiar with the following software versions:
Number of questions: 95
Certification code: EADP10
Exam Type: multiple choice, multiple select
Exam state: Available to public