Informatica Certification Training

Informatica training provided by Intellipaat helps you be a master in PowerCenter ETL tool, data integration and data warehousing concepts. This Informatica course will help you clear the PowerCenter Developer Certification. You will master advanced concepts like installation and configuration, Informatica architecture, advanced Informatica transformations and performance tuning.

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Key Features

  • Instructor Led Training : 42 Hrs
  • Self-paced Videos : 42 Hrs
  • Exercises & Project Work : 60 Hrs
  • Certification and Job Assistance
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Lifetime free upgrade
  • 24 x 7 Lifetime Support & Access

About Informatica Certification Training Course

Intellipaat’s Informatica training is an industry-designed course for mastering the Informatica tool for ETL. You will learn how to configure, install and administer the PowerCenter. As part of the training, you will also do testing and monitoring of data processing using automated, scalable and auditable approach. You will get trained in Workflow Informatica, data warehousing, Repository Management and other processes.

What will you learn in this Informatica training course?

  1. Informatica architecture and Informatica PowerCenter
  2. Installation and configuration of Informatica
  3. Managing and monitoring Informatica workflow
  4. PowerCenter handling Jobs and Tasks
  5. Informatica workflow variables and session parameters
  6. Working with Informatica Admin Console
  7. Informatica performance tuning
  8. Managing Informatica Repository
  9. ETL functionalities and scenarios
  10. Informatica SQL and XML transformation
  11. Preparing for Informatica certification

Who should take up this Informatica certification course?

  • Business Intelligence, ETL, SQL and Database Professionals, Project Managers and graduates looking to make a career in BI

What are the prerequisites for this Informatica certification training?

You don’t need any specific skills to learn Informatica. However, a basic knowledge of SQL can be an added advantage.

Why should you learn Informatica?

  • Cloud Analytics market to be worth $23.1 billion in the next two years – MarketsandMarkets
  • Informatica PowerCenter is the most widely adopted ETL technology – Forrester Research

Informatica is the market leader in the ETL segment. It can work on a wide variety of data sets, varying standards and multiple applications and systems. Thus, it is rapidly being adopted by organizations around the world providing huge job opportunities for professionals with the right skills. Intellipaat’s Informatica online classes will prepare you for clearing the Informatica certification exam.

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Informatica Course Content

Data Warehousing and Cleansing Concepts

What is data warehousing, understanding the extract, transform and load processes, what is data aggregation, data scrubbing and data cleansing and the importance of Informatica PowerCenter ETL

Informatica Installation and Configuration

Configuring the Informatica tool and how to install the Informatica operational administration activities and integration services

Hands-on Exercise: Step-by-step process for the installation of Informatica PowerCenter

Working with Active and Passive Transformatio

Understanding the difference between active and passive transformations and the highlights of each transformation

Working with Expression Transformation

Learning about expression transformation and connected passive transformation to calculate value on a single row

Hands-on Exercise: Calculate value on a single row using connected passive transformation

Working with Sorter, Sequence Generator and Filter Transformation

Different types of transformations like sorter, sequence generator and filter, the characteristics of each and where they are used

Hands-on Exercise: Transform data using the filter technique, use a sequence generator and use a sorter

Working with Joiner Transformation

Working with joiner transformation to bring data from heterogeneous data sources

Hands-on Exercise: Use joiner transformation to bring data from heterogeneous data sources

Working with Ranking and Union Transformation

Understanding the ranking and union transformation, the characteristics and deployment

Hands-on Exercise: Perform ranking and union transformation

Syntax for Rank and Dense Rank

Learn the rank and dense rank functions and the syntax for them

Hands-on Exercise: Perform rank and dense rank functions

Router Transformation

Understanding how router transformation works and its key features

Hands-on Exercise: Perform router transformation

Source Qualifier Transformation and Mappings

Lookup transformation overview and different types of lookup transformations: connected, unconnected, dynamic and static

Hands-on Exercise: Perform lookup transformations: connected, unconnected, dynamic and static

Slowly Changing Dimension in Informatica

What is SCD, processing in xml, learn how to handle a flat file, list and define various transformations, implement ‘for loop’ in PowerCenter, the concepts of pushdown optimization and partitioning, what is constraint-based loading and what is incremental aggregation

Hands-on Exercise: Load data from a flat file, implement ‘for loop’ in PowerCenter, use pushdown optimization and partitioning, do constraint-based data loading and use incremental aggregation technique to aggregate data

Mapplet and Loading to Multiple Designer

Different types of designers: Mapplet and Worklet, target load plan, loading to multiple targets and linking property

Hands-on Exercise: Create a mapplet and a worklet, plan a target load and load multiple targets

Performance Tuning in Informatica

Objectives of performance tuning, defining performance tuning and learning the sequence for tuning

Hands-on Exercise: Do performance tuning by following different techniques

Repository Manager

Managing repository, Repository Manager: the client tool, functionalities of previous versions and important tasks in Repository Manager

Hands-on Exercise: Manage tasks in Repository Manager

Best Practices in Informatica

Understanding and adopting best practices for managing repository

Workflow Informatica

Common tasks in workflow manager, creating dependencies and the scope of workflow monitor

Hands-on Exercise: Create workflow with dependencies of nodes

Parameters and Variables

Define the variable and parameter in Informatica, parameter files and their scope, the parameter of mapping, worklet and session parameters, workflow and service variables and basic development errors

Hands-on Exercise: Define variables and parameters in functions, use the parameter of mapping, use worklet and session parameters and use workflow and service variables

Error Handling and Recovery in Informatica

Session and workflow log, using debuggers, error-handling framework in Informatica and failover and high availability in Informatica

Hands-on Exercise: Debug development errors, read workflow logs and use the error-handling framework

High Availability and Failover in Informatica

Configurations and mechanisms in recovery and checking health of PowerCenter environment

Hands-on Exercise: Configure recovery options and check health of PowerCenter environment

Working with Different Utilities in Informatica

Using commands: infacmd, pmrep and infasetup and processing of a flat file

Hands-on Exercise: Use commands: infacmd, pmrep and infasetup

Flat File Processing (Advanced Transformations)

Fixed length and delimited, expression transformations: sequence numbers and dynamic targeting using transaction control

Hands-on Exercise: Perform expression transformations: sequence numbers and dynamic targeting using transaction control

Dynamic Targeting

Dynamic target with the use of transaction control and indirect loading

Hands-on Exercise: Use of transaction control with dynamic target and indirect loading

Working with Java Transformations

Importance of Java transformations to extend PowerCenter capabilities, transforming data and active and passive mode

Hands-on Exercise: Use Java transformations to extend PowerCenter capabilities

Unconnected Stored Procedure Usage

Understanding the unconnected stored procedure in Informatica and different scenarios of unconnected stored procedure usage

Hands-on Exercise: Use the unconnected stored procedure in Informatica in different scenarios

Advanced Concepts in SCD

Using SQL transformation (active and passive)

Hands-on Exercise: Use SQL transformation (active and passive)

Incremental Data Loading and Aggregation

Understanding incremental loading and aggregation and comparison between them

Hands-on Exercise: Do incremental loading and aggregation

Constraint-based Loading

Working with database constraints using PowerCenter and understanding constraint-based loading and target load order

Hands-on Exercise: Perform constraint-based loading in a given order

XML Transformation and Active Lookup

Various types of XML transformation in Informatica and configuring a lookup as active

Hands-on Exercise: Perform XML transformation and configure a lookup as active

Profiling in PowerCenter

Understanding what data profiling in Informatica is, its significance in validating content and ensuring quality and structure of data as per business requirements

Hands-on Exercise: Create data profiling in Informatica and validate the content

Workflow Creation and Deletion

Understanding workflow as a group of instructions/commands for integration services and learning how to create and delete workflow in Informatica

Hands-on Exercise: Create and delete workflow in Informatica

Database Connection

Understanding the database connection, creating a new database connection in Informatica and understanding various steps involved

Hands-on Exercise: Create a new database connection in Informatica

Relational Database Tables

Working with relational database tables in Informatica, mapping for loading data from flat files to relational database files

Hands-on Exercise: Create mapping for loading data from flat files to relational database files

LinkedIn Connection

Understanding how to deploy PowerCenter for seamless LinkedIn connectivity with Informatica PowerCenter

Hands-on Exercise: Deploy PowerCenter for seamless LinkedIn connectivity with Informatica PowerCenter

Connection with Sources

Connecting Informatica PowerCenter with various data sources like social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.

Hands-on Exercise: Connect Informatica PowerCenter with various data sources like social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.

Pushdown Optimization and Partitioning

Pushdown optimization for load-balancing on the server for better performance and various types of partitioning for optimizing performance

Hands-on Exercise: Optimize using pushdown technique for load-balancing on the server for better performance and create various types of partitioning for optimizing performance

Cache Management

Understanding session cache, the importance of cache creation, implementing session cache and calculating cache requirement

Hands-on Exercise: Implement cache creation and work with session cache

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Informatica Projects

What projects I will be working on this Informatica training?

Project 1: Admin Console

Problem Statement:It includes following actions:

  • Creation of users
  • Building roles
  • Forming groups
  • Collaboration of users, roles and groups
  • Lock handling
  • Creating sessions, workflow and worklets

Project 2: Deploying Informatica ETL for Business Intelligence


Problem Statement: Disparate data needs to be converted into insights using Informatica

Topics: In this Informatica project, you have access to all environments like dev, QA, UAT and production. You will first configure all the repositories in various environments. You will receive the requirement from client through source to target mapping sheet. You will extract data from various source systems and fetch it into staging. From staging, it will go to the operational data store; from there, the data will go to the enterprise data warehouse, and from there it will be directly deployed for generating reports and deriving business insights.


  • Access data from multiple sources
  • Manage current and historic data with SCD
  • Import source and target tables

Project 3: Deploying the ETL Transactions on Healthcare Data


Problem Statement: How to systematically load data within a hospital scenario so that it is easily available

Topics: In this Clinical Research Data Warehouse (CRDW) Informatica project, you will be working on various types of data coming from diverse sources. The warehouse contains remitted claims that are both approved or disapproved for end-user reporting. You will create CRDW load schedules that are on daily, weekly and monthly bases.


  • Extracting data from multiple sources
  • Cleansing data and putting in right format
  • Loading the data into the CRDW

Case Study 1

Project:Banking Products Augmentation

Industry: Banking

Problem Statement: How to improve the profits of a bank by customizing the products and adding new products based on customer needs

Topics:In this Informatica case study, you will construct a multidimensional model for the bank. You will create a set of diagrams depicting the star-join schemas needed to streamline the products as per customer requirements. You will implement slowly changing dimensions, understand the customer–account relationships and create diagram for the description of the hierarchies. You will also recommend heterogeneous products for the customers of the bank.


  • Deploy a star-join schema
  • Create demographic mini-dimensions
  • Informatica aggregator transformations

Case Study 2

Project:Employee Data Integration


Problem Statement:How to load a table with employee data using Informatica

Topics:In this Informatica case study, you will create a design for a common framework that can be used for loading and updating the employee ID and other details lookup for multiple shared tables. Your design will address the regular loading of shared tables. You will also keep a track of when the regular load runs, when the lookup requests run, prioritization of requests if needed and so on.


  • Creating multiple shared tables
  • Plug-and-play capability of the framework
  • Code and framework reusability
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Informatica Certification

This training course is designed for clearing the following exam: PowerCenter Developer Certification.

The entire course content is in line with the certification program and helps you clear it with ease and get the best jobs in top MNCs.

As part of this training, you will be working on real-time projects and assignments that have immense implications in the real-world industry scenarios, thus helping you fast-track your career effortlessly.

At the end of this training program, there will be a quiz that perfectly reflects the type of questions asked in the certification exam and helps you score better.

Intellipaat Course Completion Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the project work (after the expert review) and upon scoring at least 60% marks in the quiz. Intellipaat certification is well recognized in top 80+ MNCs like Ericsson, Cisco, Cognizant, Sony, Mu Sigma, Saint-Gobain, Standard Chartered, TCS, Genpact, Hexaware, etc.

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Informatica Certification Training Reviews

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  1. Profile photo of PRATEEK SAREEN prateek sareen 

    High-quality training

    I liked each and every video that came with the Intellipaat Informatica Certification Training. The quality was the highest; there were full interactivity and real-world examples to help the learner go on with self-paced learning path. Keep it up!

  2. Profile photo of mandepudisri5 Ramyasri Mandepudi 

    Insightful training material

    Thank you, Intellipaat, for the wonderful Informatica training. I am completely satisfied with the training and was able to grab my dream job, thanks to this wonderful Informatica Certification Training. Great job!

  3. Profile photo of prasad_nn Narasimha Prasad 

    Awesome support

    24/7 support with the Informatica training at Intellipaat is really something that works exceptionally well. As soon as I registered my query, they got it resolved in record time which surprised me positively. Keep up the good work, Intellipaat!

  4. Profile photo of Nikhil Verma Nikhil Verma 

    Informative course

    This Intellipaat Informatica online training and certification course is all you will need to work with the latest Informatica PowerCenter 9.X tool. I took this training course and I am certainly elated!

  5. Profile photo of Amitav gosh Amitav gosh 

    Great Material

    Getting to learn the Informatica ETL tool through Intellipaat Informatica online training is like being trained in Windows from Bill Gates! It’s like poetry in motion! Trust me you are gonna love this Informatica certification training!

  6. Profile photo of Vikram seth Vikram seth 

    Amazing Course

    The Intellipaat Informatica online training is a great way to learn about this business intelligence. The Informatica course material and trainers are just amazing.

  7. Profile photo of Ruchita Vijay Ruchita Vijay 

    Insightful training

    Well, I took this Informatica online training course from Intellipaat and now I am an expert in this ETL and business intelligence tool. I highly recommend Intellipaat Informatica course to everybody.

Frequently Asked Questions on Informatica

Why Should I Learn Informatica from Intellipaat?

Intellipaat is the pioneer online training provider in Business Intelligence in India. Informatica is clearly a market leader in the fields of data integration and data quality services. The Informatica PowerCenter is a powerful tool to integrate, manage and migrate enterprise data. Hence, taking up this course from Intellipaat will definitely upgrade your career.

This training course is completely in line with clearing the PowerCenter Developer Certification. We provide a hands-on, fast-paced training with real-world projects and assignments that are designed keeping in mind the industry needs.
Upon the completion of the Informatica training course, you can apply for some of the best jobs in top MNCs around the world at top salaries. Intellipaat offers lifetime access to videos, course materials, 24/7 support and course material upgrading to the latest version at no extra fee. Hence, it is clearly a one-time investment.

What are the different modes of training that Intellipaat provides?
At Intellipaat you can enroll either for the instructor-led online training or self-paced training. Apart from this Intellipaat also offers corporate training for organizations to upskill their workforce. All trainers at Intellipaat have 12+ years of relevant industry experience and they have been actively working as consultants in the same domain making them subject matter experts. Go through the sample videos to check the quality of the trainers.
Can I request for a support session if I need to better understand the topics?
Intellipaat is offering the 24/7 query resolution and you can raise a ticket with the dedicated support team anytime. You can avail the email support for all your queries. In the event of your query not getting resolved through email we can also arrange one-to-one sessions with the trainers. You would be glad to know that you can contact Intellipaat support even after completion of the training. We also do not put a limit on the number of tickets you can raise when it comes to query resolution and doubt clearance.
Can you explain the benefits of the Intellipaat self-paced training?
Intellipaat offers the self-paced training to those who want to learn at their own pace. This training also affords you the benefit of query resolution through email, one-on-one sessions with trainers, round the clock support and access to the learning modules or LMS for lifetime. Also you get the latest version of the course material at no added cost. The Intellipaat self-paced training is 75% lesser priced compared to the online instructor-led training. If you face any problems while learning we can always arrange a virtual live class with the trainers as well.
What kind of projects are included as part of the training?
Intellipaat is offering you the most updated, relevant and high value real-world projects as part of the training program. This way you can implement the learning that you have acquired in a real-world industry setup. All training comes with multiple projects that thoroughly test your skills, learning and practical knowledge thus making you completely industry-ready. You will work on highly exciting projects in the domains of high technology, ecommerce, marketing, sales, networking, banking, insurance, etc. Upon successful completion of the projects your skills will be considered equal to six months of rigorous industry experience.
Does Intellipaat offer job assistance?
Intellipaat actively provides placement assistance to all learners who have successfully completed the training. For this we are exclusively tied-up with over 80 top MNCs from around the world. This way you can be placed in outstanding organizations like Sony, Ericsson, TCS, Mu Sigma, Standard Chartered, Cognizant, Cisco, among other equally great enterprises. We also help you with the job interview and résumé preparation part as well.
Is it possible to switch from self-paced training to instructor-led training?
You can definitely make the switch from self-paced to online instructor-led training by simply paying the extra amount and joining the next batch of the training which shall be notified to you specifically.
How are Intellipaat verified certificates awarded?
Once you complete the Intellipaat training program along with all the real-world projects, quizzes and assignments and upon scoring at least 60% marks in the qualifying exam; you will be awarded the Intellipaat verified certification. This certificate is very well recognized in Intellipaat affiliate organizations which include over 80 top MNCs from around the world which are also part of the Fortune 500 list of companies.
Will The Job Assistance Program Guarantee Me A Job?
In our Job Assistance program we will be helping you land in your dream job by sharing your resume to potential recruiters and assisting you with resume building, preparing you for interview questions. Intellipaat training should not be regarded either as a job placement service or as a guarantee for employment as the entire employment process will take part between the learner and the recruiter companies directly and the final selection is always dependent on the recruiter.
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