GitLab offers two class options to prepare for certification, although neither is required in order to take the exam:
GitLab Certified DevOps Professional is a technical certification offered by GitLab Professional Services to help the GitLab community and team members validate their ability to apply essential GitLab capabilities across a broad range of DevOps stages and functions. To earn certification, candidates must have successfully achieved the following GitLab Certifications: GitLab Certified Git Associate, GitLab Certified CI/CD Associate, GitLab Certified Project Management Associate, and GitLab Certified Security Specialist.If you have completed the four certifications mentioned above and would like to apply for GitLab Certified DevOps Professional Certification, please fill out this application form.
The four exams that must be passed in order to earn a GitLab Certified DevOps Professional certification are available for anyone to purchase and take, regardless of whether they have participated in instructor-led GitLab training, self-service GitLab training, or neither.
With GitLab Certified DevOps Professional certification, team managers now have a way to confirm their team members possess the skills needed to enable and use GitLab DevOps throughout the organization, resulting in faster and more secure code releases. All team members who achieve the certification will be able to apply GitLab DevOps functionality and best practices for better collaboration, more automation, and less complexity.
Individuals who earn GitLab Certified DevOps Professional certification can showcase their ability to enable and use the fundamental DevOps capabilities of GitLab, from CI/CD to project management and security. These skill sets ensure certified individuals can make a significant impact by helping their organizations use GitLab to increase operational efficiency, accelerate delivery, and release innovate software products.
Individuals who earn GitLab Certified DevOps Professional certification are able to perform the following tasks.