Prerequisites for DevOps Training

Are there any prerequisites to learn DevOps? Explore all the qualifications needed here!

Similar to any other certification program, there are certain prerequisites to learn DevOps too. Read on to know everything about the prerequisites and qualifications required for doing the DevOps Foundation course.

Although there is no fixed qualification needed to learn DevOps, familiarity with IT terminology and IT-related work experience is a definite advantage to do DevOps foundation course.

DevOps Training Prerequisites

Here is the list of prerequisites for DevOps course:

  • Basic knowledge of networking
  • Working knowledge of web development fundamentals
  • Candidates must be from a technical background with a fair understanding of:
    • Linux Fundamentals
    • Java Fundamentals
  • Other high-level programming languages/any scripting language knowledge.

Skills participants will learn if they have required DevOps qualifications

After completing this DevOps Foundation certification training, candidates should be able to:

  • Understand DevOps & DevSecOps methodologies better along with their key concepts
  • Configure their private Jenkins and Jenkins with Java, Git, and Maven tools as well
  • Develop familiarity with working on the creation of Docker containers, Docker Compose, Docker Hub, and Docker Networking
  • Set up complete private infrastructure using version control systems and DevOps CI/CD tools
  • Develop a detailed understanding of the importance of cloud in DevOps as well as the use of AWS in DevOps

Choosing the Right Course?

DevOps Foundation course is ideal for software developers, project managers, testing professionals, system admins, integration specialists, solution architects, security engineers, and other IT workforce involved in the enterprise.

FAQs Devops Foundation


Yes. To help the candidates brush up on various required skills, the course also offers following self-paced modules as prerequisites:

    • Python Scripting
    • Linux Fundamentals

For candidates with a prior understanding of IT concepts and familiarity with programming languages, it becomes easier to gain an in-depth knowledge of various DevOps tools including Jenkins, Docker, Git, Puppet, Ansible, Kubernetes and Nagios imparted in DevOps foundation course. This training is designed in a way that helps participants to become familiar with various DevOps concepts, including continuous integration, continuous development, configuration management, and continuous monitoring.

Syllabus of DevOps Foundation Training

  • DevOps objectives and vocabulary
  • Implementing DevOps concepts and practices in your day-to-day job activities
  • The relationship between Agile, ITSM, and Agile
  • Critical success factors and key performance indicators
  • Robust communication channels and feedback loops
  • Automation including deployment pipelines and DevOps toolchains
  • Scaling of DevOps for the organization
  • CSFs and KPIs

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FAQs on DevOps Foundation

Who should take up the DevOps Foundation course?

Job roles that can benefit from DevOps Foundation training include, but are not limited to:

  • DevOps Engineers
  • Integration Specialists
  • Operations Managers
  • System Administrators
  • Network Administrators
  • Project Managers
  • Business Managers
  • Automation Architects
  • Application Developer / Software Programmer
  • Software Tester / QA
  • Business (Requirements) Analyst

There are no prerequisite qualifications to sit for the DevOps Foundation certification examination

Examination Format of ITIL Planning, Protection and Optimization (PPO) Exam:

  • Type: 40 questions per paper
  • No Of Questions: Eight scenario-based and gradient-scored questions
  • Result: 26 marks required to pass (out of 40 available), equivalent to 65%
  • Examination duration: 60 minutes (75 minutes if English is not a candidate's native tongue)
  • Type: Closed book (without option to refer any books during exam)

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