As the demand for IT professionals with datacenter virtualization skills increases, it is essential to distinguish yourself in the market with a certification that validates your technical capabilities. Becoming a VMware Certified Professional does just that.
This industry-recognized certification requires completion of a VMware-authorized training course and hands-on experience with VMware technologies. Achieving the VCP certification confirms that you have the education needed to successfully install, deploy, scale and manage VMware vSphere environments, as well as the skills obtained by a minimum of six months experience with VMware infrastructure technologies.
Become a VCP6-DCV
There are different paths to VCP6-DCV certification based on your background. Choose your path and complete the three core validation components:
Become a VCAP6-DCA
Once you earn VMware Certified Professional 6 (VCP6) status you are eligible to pursue the intermediate level certification: VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) - Datacenter Administration (DCA). This certification is appropriate for VCP6s that are ready to further enhance their skills with the virtual infrastructure and add new, industry-recognized credentials to their list of accomplishments. VCAP is also a stepping stone to the prestigious VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) certification.
The VCAP6-DCA exam is a unique, lab-based exam where you will perform tasks using actual equipment to verify your skill at installing, configuring, and administering large and complex virtualized environments. Earning this certification demonstrates your expertise with VMware vSphere 6, as well as your ability to use automation tools and implement virtualized environments.
Achieving VCAP6-DCA certification confirms your ability to: