Once you earn VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5) status you are eligible to pursue the intermediate level certification: VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) - Datacenter Administration (DCA). This certification is appropriate for VCP5s 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 VCAP5-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 5, as well as your ability to use automation tools and implement virtualized environments.
Achieving VCAP5-DCA certification confirms your ability to:
The VMware vSphere 5.0 Advanced Admin & VCAP5-DCA Prep offered through Global IT Training thoroughly prepares students for the VCAP5-DCA exam. The VCAP5-DCA exam is scheduled separately through VMware. A sales consultant or instructor can help you coordinate your exam date following the course.