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Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Online Course

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Pass the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam and develop the skills necessary for working with Kubernetes, one of the most popular container orchestration tools.s.

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  • Course Type Online Course
  • Course Duration 7 Hours
  • Course Access 12 Months
  • Awarded By CNCF
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Pass the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam and develop the skills necessary for working with Kubernetes, one of the most popular container orchestration tools.s.

Course Description
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Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) course

This Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) course is in line with the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam, as provided by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).

Kubernetes is one of the world's most popular container orchestration tools. Established by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the Kubernetes Administrator certification is designed to validate your skills for working with Kubernetes. 

This course will provide you with the knowledge and hands-on experience that you will need in order to be a successful Kubernetes administrator in the real world and pass the CKA exam. 

Who would be the target audience?
This Kubernetes certification training is intended specifically for Kubernetes cluster administrators. Anyone interested in learning how to work with Kubernetes also will benefit from this course.

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Bulk discounts are available on purchases of 10 or more courses.

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Who is this course for?

This course is for Kubernetes beginners and experienced professionals that want to have full coverage of the updated CKA exam objectives.

By choosing online learning instead of a classroom based course, it eliminates the need for time away from work, saving you valuable time and money. It is ideal for those with tight schedules as our online courses give you 12 months unlimited access to all the course materials, so you can study at a pace that suits you. Allowing you to easily resume your studies whenever you have the time. All you need is internet connection to study, so you can study from the comfort of your home or any environment that suits you.

Course Assessment Process

To earn your official Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) certification from CNCF, you will need to study the CKA training course and pass the compulsory exam. 

Exam Code:

  • CKA exam

To prepare you for your exam, we provide interactive quizzes after each module and a mock exam at the end of your course to ensure you’re fully prepared for the real thing. Once you’ve passed with at least 85%, you’ll be ready to book your exam as a private candidate. To make life easier, we can help you find an appropriate exam centre and give you all the information you need to secure your place.

Please note that the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam fees aren’t included in the course price. To find the latest exam prices, visit:

Got a question about exams? Contact our course advisors by email or by phone on 0808 175 1269. We're happy to help!


Our training works on all devices including Mobile phones, IPad’s, Android tablets, Macs and PC

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How long will it take to complete each course?
We offer short professional courses to help you get certified within a reasonable time frame. Each certification course is covered between 20-35 hours. This means if you’re able to schedule 10-15 hours’ worth of studies a week, you’ll be able to complete a course within a month.
What experience does the course instructor have?
We only use the industry’s finest instructors to develop our courses. They have a minimum of 15 years real-world experience and are subject matter experts in their fields.
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You will instantly receive a confirmation email with your order details and your course login details will follow within one business working day.
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Course Outline

This Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) course is organised in the following modules:

Module 1: Course Overview

  • 1.1 Course Overview
  • 1.2 Course PreReqs

Module 2: Kubernetes and Container Fundamentals

  • 2.1 Core Concepts
  • 2.2 What is the CKA Exam
  • 2.3 Why Get Certified
  • 2.4 CKA Exam Domains
  • 2.5 What is Kubernetes
  • 2.6 What is a Container
  • 2.7 What is Docker
  • 2.8 Kubernetes Terminology
  • 2.9 Kubernetes Components
  • 2.10 Kubernetes Documentation
  • 2.11 Whiteboard - Kubernetes Overview

Module 3: Kubernetes Installation

  • 3.1 Kubernetes Installation
  • 3.2 Installation Options
  • 3.3 MiniKube
  • 3.4 Demo - Install Minikube
  • 3.5 Demo - Clusters
  • 3.6 Kubectl Basics
  • 3.7 Demo - Install Kubectl

Module 4: Working with Kubernetes Clusters and Nodes

  • 4.1 Working with Kubernetes Clusters and Nodes
  • 4.2 Understanding the Architecture
  • 4.3 Understanding the nodes
  • 4.4 Core Objects
  • 4.5 API
  • 4.6 Create a Cluster
  • 4.7 Demo - Create a Cluster
  • 4.8 Demo - YAML
  • 4.9 Demo - Nodes
  • 4.10 Demo - Kubectl Client Config

Module 5: API Access and Commands

  • 5.1 API Access and Commands
  • 5.2 About the API
  • 5.3 Accessing the APIs
  • 5.4 Demo - Exploring APIS
  • 5.5 Kubectl
  • 5.6 Using YAML for API Objects
  • 5.7 Using Curl
  • 5.8 Labels and Annotations

Module 6: Running Pods and Deployments

  • 6.1 Running Pods and Deployments
  • 6.2 Pods and Deployments
  • 6.3 What is a Namespace
  • 6.4 Scalability Options
  • 6.5 Rolling Updates
  • 6.6 Apply Changes to a Pod
  • 6.7 Stateful Sets
  • 6.8 Demo - Manage Deployments

Module 7: Configuring Storage

  • 7.1 Configuring Storage
  • 7.2 Storage options with Kubernetes
  • 7.3 Configure Pod Volumes
  • 7.4 Configure Persistent Volumes
  • 7.5 Storage Classes
  • 7.6 Whiteboard - Persistent Volumes
  • 7.7 Demo - Configure Storage

Module 8: Kubernetes Networking

  • 8.1 Kubernetes Networking
  • 8.2 Understanding Networking
  • 8.3 Services
  • 8.4 Network Plugins
  • 8.5 DNS
  • 8.6 Network Policies
  • 8.7 Namespaces
  • 8.8 Demo - Networking
  • 8.9 Manage High Availability

Module 9: Managing Security

  • 9.1 Managing Security
  • 9.2 Kubernetes Security
  • 9.3 Container and Pod Security
  • 9.4 Certificates
  • 9.5 API Security
  • 9.6 Configmaps and Secrets
  • 9.7 Secure Images
  • 9.8 Security Context
  • 9.9 RBAC

Module 10: Managing Kubernetes In the Enterprise

  • 10.1 Managing Kubernetes In the Enterprise
  • 10.2 Cluster Management and Maintenance
  • 10.3 Demo - Scale Deployment
  • 10.4 Demo - Restart Cluster
  • 10.5 Demo - Add or Remove Nodes
  • 10.6 Demo - Create a Pod in the Background
  • 10.7 Kubelet Restarts and Drains
  • 10.8 UI Dashboard
  • 10.9 Demo - Describe Resources
  • 10.10 Kube-scheduler
  • 10.11 Demo - Set-Up Alias

Module 11: Kubernetes Monitoring and Troubleshooting

  • 11.1 Kubernetes Monitoring and Troubleshooting
  • 11.2 Monitoring Resources
  • 11.3 Monitoring Pods
  • 11.4 Demo - Monitoring Pods
  • 11.5 Logging
  • 11.6 Demo - Logging
  • 11.7 Troubleshooting
  • 11.8 Affinity and Taints

Module 12: CKA Practice Exams

  • 12.1 CKA Practice Exams
  • 12.2 Exam Preparation Must Know
  • 12.3 Question 1 - Create a Cluster, Deploy Pods and a Deployment
  • 12.4 Question 2 - Create a Pod and Verify
  • 12.5 Question 3 - Create a Pod with a Secret
  • 12.6 Question 4 - Get Logs on a Pod and Send to File
  • 12.7 Question 5 - Liveness Probe
  • 12.8 Question 6 - Use Labels
  • 12.9 Additional Questions

Module 13: Course Closeout

  • 13.1 Course Closeout
  • 13.2 Course Review
  • 13.3 Kubernetes Certifications
  • 13.4 Additional Resources
  • 13.5 Exam Readiness
  • 13.6 Course Closeout
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    Our custom practice exams prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding. This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course. Our Courses also include practice exams designed to replicate and mirror the environment in the testing centre. These exams are on average 100 questions to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.

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    Our courseware includes instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations that allow students to develop their skills based on real world scenarios explained by the instructor. Our Courseware always focuses on real world scenarios and skill-set development.

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For purchases of 1 to 9 user enrolments select the number of users you require and add the course to your shopping basket by selecting Add to Basket. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a PayPal account. Once payment is confirmed, we’ll process your order and email your course login instructions.

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