DevOps Fundamentals

Why should I take the DevOps Fundamentals course?

This course is designed to provide the core education necessary to build your DevOps vocabulary and to understand its principles and practices. With the help of key DevOps concepts and terminology, real-life case studies, examples and interactive group discussions and exercises, you will acquire a fundamental understanding of DevOps.

Who should attend this class?

Typical job roles include:

  • DevOps engineer or product owner
  • Integration specialist
  • IT Operations or IT business manager
  • Incident and change manager
  • System or network administrator
  • Automation or enterprise architect
  • IT Consultants


What is included:

The course includes:

  • 3-days classroom training from an DevOps Approved Trainer
  • Accredited course material including sample exam questions
  • DevOps Fundamentals exam + Certificate
  • 23 PDUs if you are a PMP

What will I learn:

By the end of the course you will know:

  • Explain the drivers responsible for the emergence of DevOps
  • Define and discuss the key concepts and principles of DevOps
  • List and explain the business benefits of DevOps and continuous delivery
  • Describe the Service Delivery process
  • Explain the concepts of test automation, infrastructure automation, and build and deployment automation
  • Describe how DevOps relates to Lean and Agile methodologies
  • Summarize case studies of IT organizations that are making the transformation to Adaptive IT and DevOps models
  • List the most common and popular DevOps tools.
  • Discuss the critical success factors for DevOps implementation.

What are the course prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course. Basic familiarity with Agile, Scrum, Lean, and ITSM principles is beneficial.

What are the course contents:

This is the PEOPLECERT International DevOps Fundamentals course. It covers the DevOps Fundamentals syllabus

Key Learning Points:

Exploring DevOps Introduction

  • Defining DevOps
  • Why Does DevOps Matter?

Core DevOps Principles

  • The Three Ways
  • The First Way
  • The Theory of Constraints
  • The Second Way
  • The Third Way
  • Chaos Engineering
  • Learning Organizations

Key DevOps Practices

  • Continuous Delivery
  • Site Reliability & Resilience Engineering
  • DevSecOps
  • ChatOps
  • Kanban

Business and Technology Frameworks

  • Agile, ITSM, Lean
  • Safety Culture
  • Learning Organizations
  • Sociocracy/Holacracy
  • Continuous Funding

Culture, Behaviors and Operating Models

  • Defining Culture
  • Behavioral Models
  • Organizational maturity models
  • Target Operating Models

Automation and Architecting DevOps Toolchains

  • CI/CD
  • Cloud
  • Containers
  • Kubernetes
  • DevOps Toolchain

Measurement, Metrics and Reporting

  • The Importance of Metrics
  • Technical Metrics
  • Business Metrics
  • Measuring & Reporting Metrics

Sharing, Shadowing and Evolving

  • Collaborative Platforms
  • Immersive, Experiential Learning
  • DevOps Leadership
  • Evolving Change


Which exam is included in this course?

This course includes the DevOps Fundamentals exam.

DevOps Fundamentals exam

The DevOps Fundamentals exam is designed to test your knowledge and understanding of DevOps Fundamentals.

  • 40 multiple choice questions
  • Closed book exam
  • 60 minutes duration
  • 70% needed to pass – 28 correct marks

When is the exam taken?

Your DevOps Fundamentals exam is taken on Wednesday afternoon.

How does the course prepare me for the DevOps Fundamentals exam?

The course follows the official DevOps Fundamentals exam syllabus. The accredited training materials are cross referenced to areas of the exams so that you are fully prepared. During the course, you practice with the latest exam paper.

Do I need ID for the DevOps Fundamentals exam?

You must bring photographic ID with you. A driver’s license or passport is fine. A work ID, with photograph, is also acceptable.

How long does my DevOps Fundamentals qualification last?

The DevOps Fundamentals qualification is permanent.

What happens if I don’t pass the DevOps Fundamentals exam?

If you don’t pass the DevOps Fundamentals exam you can retake the exam for an additional fee.

Can I just take the DevOps Fundamentals exam with you?

Sorry, no. We are an Accredited Training Organization for DevOps Fundamentals, so we are not permitted to offer just exams.


Where is the class held?

Our courses are held at quality downtown venues in all major Canadian cities. You will be close to transport links and parking.

What are the class hours?

Monday to Wednesday 8.30 AM to 4:30 PM

How do I prepare for DevOps Fundamentals training?

Before the class, we will send you the official guide in electronic version. During the pre-course, you can read key chapters. You can expect about 2 hours of preparation. Even if you don’t understand things before you come along – don’t worry. If you’ve done the work, our trainers are experts in DevOps Fundamentals. We’ll get you understanding the method in no time at all.

How many PDUs do I get for this course?

PMPs can claim 23 PDUs at the PMI for the DevOps Fundamentals course. (9 Technical PDUs, 4 Leadership PDUs, 10 Strategic PDUs).

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