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DevOps Foundation®

Get fully up-to-speed with the DevOps Foundation Certification, the definitive introduction to DevOps

  • Duration 3 Days
  • Fee - Virtual Instructor-Led $2,250 + GST
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Upcoming Course Dates

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Location Date Time  
Virtual Instructor-led Training | AEST 6 - 8 August 2024 08:30 am - 04:00 pm
Virtual Instructor-led Training | AEDT 12 - 14 November 2024 09:30 am - 05:00 pm


DevOps Foundation®

This 3-day DevOps Foundation Certification course provides the definitive introduction to DevOps – the cultural and professional movement that stresses communication, collaboration, integration and automation in order to improve the flow of work between software developers and IT operations professionals.  Improved workflows will result in an improved ability to design, develop, deploy and operate software and services faster.

The DevOps course features:

  • Three days of instructor-led training and exercise facilitation
  • DevOps – The Basics (pre-class resource)
  • Learner Manual (excellent post-class reference)
  • Participation in unique exercises designed to apply concepts
  • Sample documents, templates, tools and techniques
  • Access to additional sources of information and communities

The DevOps Institute

This DevOps Foundation Certification is presented by ALC in association with the The DevOps Institute. The DevOps Institute (DOI) is bringing enterprise level DevOps training and certification to the IT market. Working with thought leaders from the DevOps community, the IT Service Management field and the IT training market, the DevOps Institute is setting the standard in quality for enterprise grade DevOps education and training.

Our Trainers Make the Difference

  • Rob England

    Rob is an internationally-recognised thought leader in DevOps and IT Service Management (ITSM) and a published author of seven books.

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Learning Outcomes

The learning objectives for DevOps Foundation include an understanding of:

  • DevOps objectives and vocabulary
  • Benefits to the business Concepts and practices — including its relationship to Agile, Lean IT and IT Service Management (ITSM)
  • Improved workflows
  • Improved communication and feedback loops
  • Reliance on automation
  • Applying DevOps in an enterprise environment
  • Critical success factors and key performance indicators
  • Real-life examples and results

Who Should Attend

The DevOps Foundation course is designed for:

  • Individuals and organisations seeking a foundational understanding of DevOps
  • Employees and managers responsible for designing, reengineering or improving process
  • Consultants guiding their clients through process improvement initiatives
  • Internal and external suppliers
  • Process stakeholders

Course Contents

1. Course Introduction

  • Course Goals
  • Course Agenda

2. Why DevOps?

  • The Business Perspective
  • The IT Perspective
  • Dev and Ops Stereotypes: Perceptions and Realities

3. What is DevOps?

  • DevOps Introduction
  • DevOps Stakeholders
  • DevOps Goals
  • DevOps Values
  • DevOps Business Value
  • What DevOps is NOT
  • Who’s Doing DevOps
  • Enterprise DevOps

4. DevOps and Other Frameworks

  • DevOps and IT Performance
  • DevOps and Automation
  • Measuring DevOps Success
  • DevOps Principles
  • DevOps Patterns
  • DevOps and Other Frameworks
    • DevOps and Agile
    • DevOps and Lean
    • DevOps and IT Service Management

5. DevOps Culture

  • Understanding Organisational Culture
  • Characteristics of Organisational Culture
  • Characteristics of a DevOps Culture
  • Managing Culture Change

6. DevOps Organisational Considerations

  • DevOps Skills
  • DevOps Teams
  • DevOps Organisational Structures
  • DevOps Roles
  • Promoting Collaboration
  • Improving Communication

7. DevOps Practices

  • Continuous Integration
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Continuous Deployment
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Kanban
  • Theory of Constraints
  • Experimentation and Learning
  • The Deming Cycle
  • Improvement Kata
  • Preparing for Failure
  • ITSM Process Improvement Practices

8. DevOps Automation Practices and Tool Categories

  • DevOps Automation Practices
  • Where to Begin
  • Application Life Concerns and Tool
  • Categories

9. Adopting a DevOps Culture

  • Getting Started
  • Challenges, Risks and Critical Success Factors

10. Summary and Exam Preparations

  • Additional Sources of Information
  • Exam Requirements, Question
  • Weighting and Terminology List
  • Sample Exam Review
  • The trainer was extremely knowledgeable and was keen to share his knowledge and experience. It was invaluable to learn from his experiences. Thank you again.

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DevOps Foundation

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Fees per Person

DevOps Foundation – single registration

  • $2,250  + gst

3 or more registrations – 10% discount

  • $2,025  + gst per person

Fees include:

  • Course presentation
  • Course workbook – Modular approach learner manual (excellent post course resource) which includes:
    • Updated content from the latest State of DevOps Reports and analysts Updated content from Accelerate
    • Beyond the Phoenix Project
    • The DevOps Handbook and more Case studies for every module
    • Exercises and discussions for every module
    • New content for Site Reliability and Resilience Engineering
    • An expanded DevOps metrics section
    • New content for cloud, microservices, and containers,
    • Example DevOps toolchains
  • Access to additional sources of information and communities

  • DevOps Foundation  Exam – 90 Day Validity

    • Available on request – Take2 Re-sit Exam option. Contact ALC for more information.

Exam & Other Information

Once you’ve completed your training, you can gain a globally recognised certification with the DevOps Foundation Exam. Participants will be provided with an online exam voucher to sit the exams at a time and date of their choosing within 3 months of the course. The web-proctored exams are available 24/7 and run by the examination institute PEOPLECERT. 

The exam details are as follows:

  • 60 minutes
  • 40 multiple choice questions
  • Pass mark of 65% (26 out of 40)
  • Open book
  • Web-based (single-browser)

The certification is governed, administered and maintained by the DevOps Institute/PeopleCert. 


There are no formal pre-requisites to attend the DevOps Foundation course. However, some familiarity with IT and/or IT service management is desirable.