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Base SAS Training is the best way to enter into the industry of Data Analytics & Data Science. This training best fits for those who are relatively new to SAS programming or new to SAS certification. By this business analytics course candidates get the concepts along with hands-on experience on writing SAS programs, understanding data sets, sub-setting data sets, creating summary reports with different procedures, controlling input and output. And also they build proficiency in data manipulation and debugging techniques.

This course is broadly classified into two categories: Essentials & Data Manipulation Techniques.

Our Base SAS Training will have the below process:

  • Writing SAS program
  • Reading and customizing data sets
  • Reading data from raw data files, database, and spreadsheet
  • Formatting and manipulating data
  • Merging SAS data-sets
  • Generating reports
  • Selecting variables and writing observations
  • Executing data transformation
  • Using the PUTLOG statement for debugging
  • Perform Do loop and SAS arrays processing for data iteratively
  • Restructuring and combining data sets
  • Creating permanent formats
  • Familiarity with other SAS languages

    Croma Campus – Base SAS Training Map

    SAS Trainig Program
    Base SAS 1. Essentials2. Data Manipulation Technique
    SAS Global Certification program(SAS Base – A00-211) SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9 Credential
    *For B.Tech/MCA Industrial Training: Project Synopsis/Project for College Submission/Industrial Training Certificate.

Part 1: SAS Base (Essentials)

Getting Started with SAS

  • Introduction to SAS programs
  • Submitting a SAS program

Working with SAS Syntax

  • Mastering fundamental concepts
  • Diagnosing and correcting syntax errors

Getting Familiar with SAS Data Sets

  • Examining descriptor and data portions
  • Accessing SAS data libraries
  • Accessing relational databases

Reading SAS Data Sets

  • Introduction to reading data
  • Using SAS data as input
  • Subsetting observations and variables
  • Adding permanent attributes

Reading Delimited Raw Data Files

  • Using standard delimited data as input
  • Using nonstandard delimited data as input
  • Introduction to validating and cleaning data
  • Examining data errors when reading raw data files
  • Validating data with the PRINT and FREQ procedures
  • Cleaning invalid data

Manipulating Data

  • Creating variables
  • Creating variables conditionally
  • Subsetting observations

Combining SAS Data Sets

  • Introduction to combining data sets
  • Appending a data set
  • Concatenating data sets
  • Merging data sets one-to-one
  • Merging data sets one-to-many
  • Merging data sets with nonmatches

Enhancing Reports

  • Using global statements
  • Adding labels and formats
  • Creating user-defined formats
  • Subsetting and grouping observations
  • Directing output to external files

Producing Summary Reports

  • Using the FREQ procedure
  • Using the MEANS procedure
  • Using the TABULATE procedure

Introduction to Graphics Using SAS/GRAPH

  • Creating bar and pie charts
  • Creating plots
  • Enhancing output

Part 2: SAS Base (Data Manipulation Technique)

Controlling Input and Output

  • Outputting multiple observations
  • Writing to multiple SAS data sets
  • Selecting variables and observations

Summarizing Data

  • Creating an accumulating total variable
  • Accumulating totals for a group of data

Reading Raw Data Files

  • Reading raw data files with formatted input
  • Controlling when a record loads
  • Additional techniques for list input

Data Transformations

  • Manipulating character values
  • Manipulating numeric values
  • Converting variable type

Debugging Techniques

  • Using the PUTLOG statement
  • Using the DEBUG option

Processing Data Iteratively

  • DO-loop processing
  • SAS array processing
  • Using SAS arrays

Restructuring a Data Set

  • Rotating with the DATA step
  • Using the TRANSPOSE procedure


  • SAS Global Certification program(A00-211)

    SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9 Credential


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    SAS Certified Base Programmer Exam :
    • Number of Questions: 60-65
    • Item Types: multiple-choice & short-answer questions
    • Exam time: 110 Mins.
    • Passing score: 70%
    • Price: $180 USD

    SAS–A00-211 (Exam Sections and Blueprint)

    Section #: 01 - Accessing Data
    • Use FORMATTED and LIST input to read raw data files.
    • Use INFILE statement options to control processing when reading raw data files.
    • Use various components of an INPUT statement to process raw data files
    • Combine SAS data sets.
    • Access an Excel workbook.
    • Creating Data Structures
    • Create temporary and permanent SAS data sets.
    • Create and manipulate SAS date values.
    • Export data to create standard and comma-delimited raw data files.
    • Control which observations and variables in a SAS data set are processed and output.
    Section #: 02 - Managing Data
    • Investigate SAS data libraries using base SAS utility procedures.
    • Sort observations in a SAS data set.
    • Conditionally execute SAS statements.
    • Use assignment statements in the DATA step.
    • Modify variable attributes using options and statements in the DATA step.
    • Accumulate sub-totals and totals using DATA step statements.
    • Use SAS functions to manipulate character data, numeric data, and SAS date values.
    • Use SAS functions to convert character data to numeric and vice versa.
    • Process data using DO LOOPS.
    • Process data using one-dimensional SAS arrays.
    • Validate and clean data
    Section #: 03 - Generating Reports
    • Static Techniques and the Test Process
    • Generate list reports using the PRINT procedure.
    • Generate summary reports and frequency tables using base SAS procedures.
    • Enhance reports through use of formats, titles, footnotes & SAS System reporting.
    • Generate reports using ODS statements.
    • Handling Errors
    • Identify and resolve programming logic errors.
    • Recognize and correct syntax errors.
    • Examine and resolve data errors.

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No, you don’t have to pay anything to attend the demo class. You are required to pay the training fee after free demo only if you are fully satisfied and want to continue the training.


To register for free demo, visit our campus or call our counsellors on the numbers given on contact us page.


Yes, all the trainees shall work on live projects provided by Croma Campus after completing their training part.


You will never lose any lecture. You can choose either of the two options:
View the recorded session of the class available in your LMS.
You can attend the missed session, in any other live batch.

Please note, access to the course material will be available for lifetime once you have enrolled into the course.


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Yes, Croma Campus conduct special training programs on week end for college students throughout the year.


Croma Campus is the largest education company and lots of recruitment firms contacts us for our students profiles from time to time. Since there is a big demand for this skill, we help our certified students get connected to prospective employers. We also help our customers prepare their resumes, work on real life projects and provide assistance for interview preparation. Having said that, please understand that we don’t guarantee any placements however if you go through the course diligently and complete the project you will have a very good hands on experience to work on a Live project.


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Yes, Croma Campus offer various group or special discounts.


No, Lab is open from 8 A.M. to 8 P.M. seven days a week. This time can be extended upto 11 PM if need arises.


Yes, students can take breaks during their exams and can resume it later without paying any fee. Apart from this, Students can attend batches for revision even after completion of their courses.


Batch strength differ from technology to technology. Minimum batch strength at Croma Campus is 10 and maximum batch strength is 30.

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