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Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) Online Course

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Establish credibility by becoming a Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD). Develop the skills and knowledge required to design and build apps for Kubernetes.

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  • Course Type Online Course
  • Course Duration 7 Hours
  • Course Access 12 Months
  • Awarded By CNCF
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Establish credibility by becoming a Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD). Develop the skills and knowledge required to design and build apps for Kubernetes.

Course Description
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Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) course

This Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) online course is in line with the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKAD) exam. Kubernetes provides many powerful tools to help manage complex applications. In order to fully utilize all that Kubernetes has to offer, you need some understanding of its features and how to design application to run on Kubernetes. The Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) certification focuses on these topics.

Key Learning Topics In This Course

  • Exam Domain Objectives covered in Full.
  • Kubernetes Architecture - Masters, Nodes, Pods, Services & Deployments
  • Understand the desired state and declarative model.
  • Installing Kubernetes on Minikube, GCP, AWS
  • Working with Pods. Deploying your first pod.
  • Kubernetes Services
  • Exposing Applications
  • Namespaces
  • Hands-On Demos to follow
  • Scenario Questions
  • Career Demand and Salaries

This CKAD course will help you prepare for the exam, so that you can earn your certification. Even if you are not interested in becoming certified, this course can help you learn how to design and build applications for Kubernetes!

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Bulk discounts

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

If you wish to discuss a large individual order for this course, and/or would like to be invoiced in advance, please call our sales team on 0808 175 1269 to make an enquiry.

Who is this course for?

This course is for Kubernetes beginners and experienced professionals that want to have full coverage of the updated CKAD 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 Application Developer (CKAD) certification from CNCF, you will need to study the CKAD training course and pass the compulsory exam. 

Exam Code:

  • CKAD 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 Application Developer (CKAD) 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

For the best viewing experience on our state-of-the-art eLearning platform we recommend an internet connection of 10Mbps or better. Please also use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as your browser with Adobe Flash Player.

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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.
What happens after I buy the course?
You will instantly receive a confirmation email with your order details and your course login details will follow within one business working day.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 14 days and we will give you a full refund.
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Course Outline

This Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) course is organised in the following modules:

Module 1: Course Overview

  • Course Overview
  • Course PreReqs

Module 2: Kubernetes and Container Fundamentals

  • 1 Core Concepts
  • 2 What is the CKAD Exam
  • 3 Why Get Certified
  • 4 CKAD Exam Domains
  • 5 APIs
  • 6 Demo - Explore APIS
  • 7 Pods
  • 8 Whiteboard - Pod Creation Workflow
  • 9 Create a Pod
  • 10 Lifecycle Status
  • 11 Inspecting Pods
  • 12 Demo - Create a Pod and Inspect

Module 3: Configuration

  • 1 Configuration
  • 2 Understand Configmaps
  • 3 Understand Security Contexts
  • 4 Demo - Create a Security Context
  • 5 Create and Consume Secrets
  • 6 Understand Service Accounts
  • 7 Demo - Create a Pod to Use a Secret
  • 8 Demo - Define a Service Account

Module 4: Multi Container Pods

  • 1 Multi Container Pods
  • 2 Multi Container Pods Design and Patterns
  • 3 Ambassador Containers
  • 4 Connecting to Pods
  • 5 Side Cars
  • 6 Demo - Create an Init Container

Module 5: Observability

  • 1 Observability
  • 2 Container Health
  • 3 Probes
  • 4 Logging
  • 5 Monitor Resources and Apps
  • 6 Monitoring Pods
  • 7 Demo - Monitoring and Logging

Module 6: Pod Design

  • 1 Pod Design
  • 2 Deployments
  • 3 Rolling Updates
  • 4 Pod Changes
  • 5 Jobs and Crons
  • 6 Labels and Annotations
  • 7 Demo - Define and Query Labels
  • 8 Scalability Options

Module 7: Services and Networking

  • 1 Services and Networking
  • 2 Understanding Networking, Routing and Services
  • 3 Network Policies
  • 4 Namespaces
  • 5 Demo - Networking

Module 8: State Persistence

  • 1 State Persistence
  • 2 Storage Options
  • 3 Volume Storage
  • 4 Configure Pod Volumes
  • 5 Configure Persistent Volumes
  • 6 Whiteboard - Persistent Volumes

Module 9: CKA Practice Exams

  • 1 CKAD Practice Preparation
  • 2 Exam Prep Need to Know
  • 3 Question 1 - Create a Pod and Inspect
  • 4 Question 2 - Define a Pods Readiness
  • 5 Question 3 - Create a Pod with a Secret
  • 6 Question 4 - View Pods logs in Real Time
  • 7 Question 5 - Define and query labels
  • 8 Additional Questions

Module 10: Course Closeout

  • 1 Course Closeout
  • 2 Course Summary Review
  • 3 Kubernetes Certifications
  • 4 Additional Resources
  • 5 Exam Review
Training Features
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    We only uses 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. Unlike a live class, you can fast-forward, repeat or rewind all your lectures. This creates a personal learning experience and gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.

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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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    Our self-paced training programs are designed in a modular fashion to allow you the flexibility to work with expert level instruction anytime 24/7. All courses are arranged in defined sections with navigation controls allowing you to control the pace of your training. This allows students to learn at their own pace around their schedule.

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    We Have designed a world class Learning Management System (LMS). This system allows you to interact and collaborate with other students, form study groups, engage in discussions in our NOW@ Forums, rate and “like” different courses and stay up to date with all the latest industry knowledge through our forums, student contributions and announcement features. This LMS is unmatched in the industry and makes learning fun and enjoyable.

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    Our Courseware knows that education is not a one size fits all approach. Students learn in different ways through different tools. That is why we provide Flash Cards and Education Games throughout our courses. This will allow you to train in ways that keep you engaged and focused. Each course will have dozens of Flash Cards so you can sharpen your skill-sets throughout your training as well as educational games designed to make sure your retention level of the materials is extremely high.

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    Each student will have 12 months unlimited access to allow you to have access to the training anytime 24/7.

Payment Options

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.

For a licence for 10 or more user enrolments, discounts, or if you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice, please contact us on 0808 175 1269 or email sales@mytrainingacademy.org.uk.

Purchase Order Payments: To pay and enrol for courses using a purchase order (PO), please email your PO details to sales@mytrainingacademy.org.uk.


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