DevOps Foundation

DevOps Foundation Course

DevOps enables organisations to decrease time to market for new releases, software, or services by encouraging a collaborative approach from development and operations teams. The adoption of DevOps creates an environment where productivity is increased through the automation of processes around infrastructure and workflows.

The DevOps Foundation certification has been designed to give IT and business professionals basic knowledge and understanding of DevOps. Created as a stepping-stone to the EXIN DevOps Professional certification, this certification confirms understanding the origins of DevOps and the benefits of DevOps principles and practices for the organisation.


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Target audience for DevOps Foundation

The Course is designed for anyone working in a DevOps environment:

  • IT Development, Test and Operational staff
  • IT assurance professionals (audit & security management)
  • IT Architects and Analysts
  • Project managers and Scrum Masters
  • Business customers and Product Owners


There are no prerequisites for attending this course.

Learning objectives for DevOps Foundation

This certification focuses on building basic knowledge, enabling a professional to work within a DevOps environment and recognize the benefits DevOps may bring to their organisation.

DevOps Foundation course material

Delegates will be issued with course workbooks, in-course hand-outs, on-line sample practice exams and examination guidance.


Pre-reading is not required.

Agenda for DevOps Foundation

Day 1

DevOps Basics

  • DevOps Origins
  • Definition of DevOps
  • Reasons for using DevOps
  • Misconceptions about DevOps

DevOps Principles

  • Value Stream
  • Deployment Pipeline
  • Version Control
  • Configuration Management
  • Definition of Done

DevOps Key Practices

  • Difference with Traditional Practices
  • DevOps Practices

Day 2

Practical Applications of DevOps

  • Applicability
  • Limitations
  • Using Commercial Off-the-shelf Software
  • Evolving Architecture and Organisational Models
  • Iterative Progression


DevOps Foundation exam

The course prepares participants to sit the Certified DevOps Professional examination.

  • A 60-minute
  • 40 question
  • Multiple-choice
  • Closed book

Exam is scheduled at the end of the last day of the course.

A passing mark of 65% is required.