SAS Basic Programming | SAS Data Analyst
Data Management
08 Weeks / 60 Days

Qtech-Sol Basic SAS Programming

Basic SAS Programming

Qtech-Sol is a Clinical Science Training Provider. This course provides Foundation learning to work as SAS Programmer / Data Analyst. The program includes programming concepts using SAS Basic, Macros and SQL Modules. The course emphasizes about role and tasks performed by SAS Programmer to Analyze and Report clinical data captured from clinical trials or post marketing surveillance (Pharmacovigilance data). The course curriculum is designed to give an edge to obtain job as SAS Programmer / Analyst with Pharmaceuticals, Financial banking, Biotech, Clinical Research Organizations (CROs).

Course Name :  Basic SAS Programming
(Role based Lessons – Case Scenarios, Job Tasks with Solutions)
Code :  BSAS
Course Material : This course contains and delivers 32 Lessons.
Each Lesson contains various delivery modes as presentation with voice over, course reading material (chapters), Quizzes for Practice (15 Set) and Test (10 Set), Short Questions, Role based Tasks (Exercises, along with solutions).
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Fill out Registration form and select module name Analytics and Reporting and course “Basic SAS Program (Base, Sql, Macros)” course. You will receive an email with weblink to self-activate your demo course. Upon activation will have access to 4 lessons for next 5 days.
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Delivery Type

SIP – Self-Paced Online with Support

Course Duration

BSAS-SIP Delivery – 8 Weeks / 270 Hours / 60 Days (Self-Paced)


SAS is widely used in clinical trial data analysis in pharmaceutical, biotech , financial and clinical research companies. SAS programmers play an important role in clinical trial data analysis. In addition to doctors and clinicians who collect clinical trial data, the group conducting data analysis includes statisticians, clinical data managers (CDMs) and SAS programmers. Statisticians provide the ideas and methods of the data analysis; clinical data managers manage the collected data and control the data quality. In between, SAS programmers implement the analysis methods on the collected data and provide the study summary tables, data listing and graphs to the statisticians and for clinicians to write a study report.

The course is designed to provide programming personnel and analysts or interested candidates with the skills necessary to produce simple reports and data sets as well as providing an understanding on use SAS software to analyze and report data. This course contains three modules SAS Base, SAS Macros, SAS SQL as self-paced online program with exercise solution and email support.

Course Enrollment process

Qtech-Sol offers self-paced online courses. Student get started with the course when they are ready. They must complete the online application, pay applicable tuition and submit required credentials. Student must submit their resume and copy of highest degree certificate obtained. These documents are used to validate the student’s name on certificate, contact information, course enrolled and their education eligibility to participate.

Start to Finish Steps:
  1. Submit Online Application
  2. Pay applicable tuition (Shopping cart)
  3. Email credentials required
  4. Receive Course Activation email
  5. Obtain access to Course and Solution bank (LMS)
  6. Receive support for subject related queries.
  7. Submit Course task deliveries per schedule shared
  8. Take Final exam upon completing he course
  9. Obtain Course completion certificate and transcript
  10. Get Started with PTA program for next steps
Gaining experience

This basic SAS Programming includes concepts using Clinical Data to manage and report data. The student will learn concepts as Introduction to SAS, Components of SAS Program and Code Writing, Running SAS Programs, Diagnosis and Correcting Syntax Errors, SAS Options, Types of Input Statements, SAS Format and Informatics, SAS Data Sub setting, Combining and Sorting Datasets, Merging and Updating Data, Performing Conditional Processing, Creating Customized List Reports, Usage of Arrays, Create List, Summary and Tabulate Reports. Fundamentals of Macros, Macro Application and Program Structure, writing Macros Statements, Macro Variables and Functions, Introduction to the SQL Procedure, Retrieving Data from a Single Table and Multiple Table datasets, Updating Tables and Views using SQL Procedure.

Examples of job titles to apply
  1. SAS Programmer ​
  2. Statistical Programmer ​
  3. Programmer Analyst ​
  4. Clinical Data Analyst ​
  5. Data Scientist ​
  6. SAS Data Analyst

  • Eligible Education:

    Recommended: A Bachelors or Master degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Biotechnology, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering, Technology, Cognitive Science, Data Science or Mathematics.

    SAS software is required to participate in this programming course.

    Post Training Assistance

    Your resume is front face to hiring recruiters and organizations to pre-screen or call for an interview. With competition out in market, does your resume meet the requirements. Contact us to participate in our Post Training Assistance (PTA) program for resume build, interview narratives, and mock. It is as well important to know, the current hiring organizations in your area, open positions available, salary range, fitness of resume to apply and many more. During this PTA program you will have opportunity to discuss with our course specialist to learn and discover opportunities in small steps. We shall work together as team to achieve this goal.

  • Learning Outcomes:
    The Benefit Student Gains

    The Benefit Student Gains

    • Upgrading the Knowledge required.
    • Better Resume Placement for promising jobs.
    • Low Investment, high learnings
    • Learn from Anywhere, Anytime at your pace.
    • Job and Title Based Tasks as followed and Practiced in industry
    • Applying Concept into Real-time (Policies, governance and tools)
    • Work on Role Based Tasks followed and Practiced in industry
    • Mocks and Narratives for Client Discussions
    • Readiness to work with limited support
  • Professional organizations

    Professional organizations and associations are membership-based groups comprised of people working in a similar field. They can be helpful resources for students to learn more about a field, develop connections and discover related opportunities.

    Check out World-Wide Clinical Resource Information. Follow the resource links to learn what’s happening around the world on current news and updates about Clinical trials, Regulatory, CDM and Pharmacovigilance.


    Qtech-Sol has trained since 2000, many candidates with different education background and skills. Few of them are currently working as directors in top MNC companies.

    Thanks to Q tech for helping me to get back to workforce within 2 months. The SAS task-based exercises along with CDAR program, provided me insight of role performed in real-time allowing me to get started at job right away.

    – Julee A – NYC

    This SAS training gave me a real-time job experience. The learning process was gradual, and the tasks were very interesting and very useful for gaining hands-on experience. I learned more when compared to my previous knowledge before starting this course. All the tasks and scenarios were different, and it was a very good learning experience.

    – Navya C – Dallas, Texas

    The SAS and Clinical Data Oriented SAS Program (CDAR) topics were very helpful to rate me. Chapters were organized better for easy readability. Very nice self paced SAS classes.

    – – Nisha D M K, Philadelphia, PA

    Getting Connected

    For additional information please call us on 732.770.4100 or ENQUIRE. One of our course specialists will contact you at earliest possible.

Curriculum Overview

Program is designed by industry experts meeting job and title-based learnings needed for students and young professionals to get into jobs. The training provides in depth knowledge of roles and responsibilities of SAS Programmer/ Data Analyst. The curriculum includes theoretical and practical aspect of the role and tasks performed on day-to-day basis, along with exposure to various exercises per industry requirements. This course includes three SAS modules (SAS Base, SAS SQL, SAS Macros).

Basic SAS Programming
Lessons Offered

1.About SAS Institute

2. Introduction to SAS

3. Components of SAS Program and Code Writing

4. Running SAS Programs

5. Mastering Fundamental Concepts

6. Diagnosis and Correcting Syntax Errors

7. SAS Options

8. Types of Input Statements

9. SAS Format and Informatics

10. Using Advanced Input Techniques

11. SAS Date and Time

12. Sub setting, Combining and Sorting Datasets

13. Merging and Updating Data

14. Performing Conditional Processing

15. Performing Iterative Processing – Looping

16. Creating Customized List Reports

17. Arrays

18. Creating Enhancing List and Summary Reports

19. Creating Proc Tabulate


1.. Fundamentals of Macros

2. Macro Application

3. Macros Program Structure

4. Macros Statements

5. Macro Variables

6. Macro Functions

7. Writing Macro Programs


1. Introduction to the SQL Procedure

2. Retrieving Data from a Single Table

3. Retrieving Data from Multiple Tablets

4. Creating and Updating Tables and Views

5. Programming with the SQL Procedure

6. Practical Problem-Solving with PROC SQL

Getting Connected

For additional information please call us on 732.770.4100 or ENQUIRE. One of our course specialists will contact you at earliest possible.

  • This SAS CDOT training gave me a real-time job experience. The learning process was gradual, and the tasks were very interesting and very useful for gaining hands-on experience. I learnt more whn compared to my previous knowledge before starting this course. All the tasks and scenarios were different, and it was a very good learning experience.

    Navya C

  • The Clinical Data Oriented SAS Program (CDOT) topics was very helpful to rate myself. Chapters were organized better for easy readability. Very good self-paced SAS classes.

    Nisha Devi M