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Certified DevOps Foundation

This sixteen (16) hour course provides an introduction to DevOps, the cultural and professional movement that stresses communication, collaboration, integration and automation in order to improve the flow of work between software developers and IT operations professionals. Improved workflows will result in an improved ability to design, develop, deploy and operate software and services faster.


The DevOps Institute is the continuous learning community around emerging DevOps practices. Working with recognized thought leaders and strategic examination partner PEOPLECERT, the DevOps Institutes is setting the quality standard for DevOps competency based qualifications. For more information about DOI, visit http://www.devopsinstitute.com.


  •   Anyone seeking an understanding of DevOps principles, practices and cultural considerations
  •   Organizations wanting to instill a common DevOps vocabulary and mindset
  •   Employees and managers responsible for leading DevOps transformations
  •   Consultants, internal and external suppliers


Course Content

The learning objectives for DevOps Foundation include an understanding of:

  •   DevOps objectives and vocabulary
  •   Benefits to the business and IT
  •   Principles and practices including Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, testing, security and the Three Ways
  •   DevOps relationship to Agile, Lean and ITSM
  •   Improved work flows, communication and feedback loops
  •   Automation practices including deployment pipelines and DevOps toolchains
  •   Scaling DevOps for the enterprise
  •   Critical success factors and key performance indicators Real-life examples and results


  •   Sixteen (16) hours of instructor-led training and exercise facilitation
  •   DevOps - The Basics (pre-class resource)
  •   Learner Manual (excellent post-class reference)
  •   Participation in unique exercises designed to apply concepts
  •   Sample documents, templates, tools and techniques
  •   Access to additional sources of information and communities

Exams & Certification

Successfully passing (65%) the 60-minute exam, consisting of 40 multiple-choice quest ions, leads to the DevOps Foundation Certificate. The certification is governed and maintained by the DevOps Institute; exams are delivered through an independent, global examination partner. The DevOps Foundation Certificate will be the pre-requisite for future DevOps certification courses.

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Online Courses

You may prefer an online course if you are looking for a flexible and cost-effective solution. Online courses allow you to study at your own pace, at a time that suits you.

We have the following eLearning options available:

Virtual Classroom

Virtual classrooms provide all the benefits of attending a classroom course without the need to arrange travel and accomodation. Please note that virtual courses are attended in real-time, commencing on a specified date.

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