Who is it for?

  • This certificate will benefit any professionals involved in or aspiring to work in cloud computing and OpenStack software. Suitable for beginners in OpenStack technology, as well as professionals already designing and building OpenStack infrastructure.

Entry requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements however, the candidate will require an understanding of Linux and cloud computing, as well as some practical experience with OpenStack. It's recommended that candidates attend a BCS accredited training course.

What will I learn?

  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate:
  • Knowledge of the fundamental concepts of
    OpenStack and an understanding of the architecture, design and deployment of OpenStack.

Specific learning objectives:

  • Compute
  • Storage
  • Identity management
  • Networking
  • Support services

The syllabus includes training objectives, details of modules and learning hours, plus a recommended reading list:

Download the latest syllabus (PDF)

How do I get this certification?

Exam only (self study)

Ideal if you’re self-motivated and already know something about OpenStack.

How long will it take?

It usually takes a minimum of 21 hours to prepare for the exam.

Where do I sit my exam?

At any Pearson Vue test centre around the world.

How much does it cost?

Guide price: £186 (£155 + VAT)

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What format is the exam?

  • One hour 'closed book' with 40 multiple choice questions
  • Pass mark is 65% (26/40)

Download the specimen paper (PDF)

Download the answer key (PDF)

What's next?

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