Who is it for?

  • People involved in or implementing the DevOps process, including roles such as DevOps evangelist; automation architect; cloud infrastructure engineer; software developer; software tester; security engineer; database administrator and product owners. Read the syllabus below for a more complete list of roles.

Entry requirements

  • None. Training with a BCS accredited training provider is highly recommended.

What will I learn?

Candidates should be able to demonstrate knowledge, understanding and some basic application of the following aspects of DevOps:

  • Origins
  • Benefits
  • Culture and teams
  • Automation
  • Lean
  • Measurement
  • Sharing
  • Common roles
  • Practices and techniques
  • Methods and approaches for teams

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

Download our latest syllabus (PDF)

How do I get this certification?

Training and exam (recommended)

Take this course with one of our accredited training providers.

How long will it take?

Classroom courses normally last two days.

Where can I study?

At a BCS accredited training provider near you.

How much does it cost?

Course prices vary depending on your chosen training provider and course format.

Find a provider

What format is the exam?

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

What's next?

What's next?

DevOps is a journey and BCS intends to help you along the way. This agnostic certificate and the associated training is a great way to improve your effectiveness. With the new addition of the DevOps apprenticeship we are looking to create a full pathway that compliments and support all IT professionals in this way of working.

DevOps engineer apprenticeships

This qualification is not regulated by the following United Kingdom Regulators - Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, CCEA Regulation or SQA.