Who is it for?

  • This certificate is aimed at professionals experienced in using OpenStack technology and those who design or build OpenStack infrastructure. Roles include infrastructure architects, solutions designers, technical / solutions consultants and pre-sales.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements however it is recommended that candidates gain the BCS EXIN Foundation Certificate in OpenStack Software. It's also recommended that candidates attend a BCS EXIN accredited training course.

What will I learn?

  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate:
  • Knowledge and understanding of the architecture, design and deployment of a scalable extensible network within an OpenStack environment.

Specific learning objectives:

  • Architecture
  • Plug-ins and extensions
  • Managing networks with the CLI, cURL
  • REST API
  • Troubleshooting methodology and tools

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 14 hours to prepare for the exam.

Where do I sit my exam?

At any Pearson Vue test centre across the world.

How much does it cost?

Guide price: £222 (£185 + VAT) based on UK RRP

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What format is the exam?

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

No calculators or mobile technology will be allowed during the examination.

Download the specimen paper (PDF)

Download the answer key (PDF)

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