GitLab Certified Git Associate is a technical certification offered by GitLab Professional Services to help the GitLab community and team members validate their ability to apply GitLab in their daily DevOps work.
With GitLab Certified Git Associate certification, team managers have a way to confirm their team members possess the same basic concepts and skills needed to get started with GitLab in their daily work. All team members who achieve the certification will have a solid foundation upon which to continue to grow their skills and successfully adopt GitLab.
Individual GitLab users who earn GitLab Certified Git Associate certification receive a certification logo they can share on social media to showcase their accomplishment. This helps highlight to colleagues and employers their foundational knowledge of how to use GitLab, and their capacity for growth in gaining additional GitLab skills going forward.
GitLab offers two class options to prepare for certification, although neither is required in order to take the exam:
The GitLab Certified Git Associate exam is available for anyone to purchase and take, regardless of whether they have participated in instructor-led GitLab training, self-service GitLab training, or neither. To earn a certification, candidates must first pass a written assessment, followed by a hands-on lab assessment graded by GitLab Professional Services engineers.