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DASA DevOps Fundamentals Certification

Gain a comprehensive introduction to core DevOps principles, knowledge and skill competences become DASA DevOps Fundamentals Certified.


DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA) DevOps Fundamentals Certifcation

The DASA DevOps Fundamentals Certification course explains DevOps and how it contributes to continuous customer value. DevOps is a working method aimed at improving collaboration, communication and integration and – of course – automating the value streams between customers, software developers and operational IT professionals. DevOps maximises customer value by enabling services to be designed, developed and implemented more quickly, and making them available faster. The benefits of DevOps include higher customer satisfaction, better quality, faster delivery and lower costs.

This course is aimed at providing you with essential knowledge of DevOps and expanding your DevOps vocabulary. You will gain insight into the principles and working methods of DevOps. You will also learn to motivate and guide others by sharing your knowledge and experiences and by applying what you have learned about DevOps.

The course will provide you with an understanding across all four skill areas and all eight knowledge areas of the DASA DevOps Comptence Model (shown below) so that you can operate at level 2 competence. This is shown by the dark inner line on the model.


DASA DevOps Competence Model

DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA) Competence Model with the 4 skills areas and 8 knowledge areas

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Why choose this DASA DevOps Fundamentals training?

DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA) Training PartnerEquinox IT have always been leaders in the approaches, methods and practices for improving IT and software delivery, including Agile and DevOps. This is an in-person instructor-led course, delivered by one of our practicing DevOps consultants who applies DevOps practices on tough client projects when they are not training.

The course provides real life case studies, current examples, interactive group discussions and extensive exercises. It will give you the skills, knowledge and tools required to put DevOps into practice and to obtain the DASA DevOps Fundamentals certification.

Equinox IT is a DASA Training Partner and a DASA Forerunner. We've partnered with Quint Wellington Redwood, an international consultancy and training company, to deliver this course locally.

Also see our 'DASA DevOps Fundamentals Certification FAQ' page


What you will learn

The DevOps Fundamentals training course covers the major concepts and principles of DevOps. Related frameworks and methodologies like Agile, Scrum, Kanban and Lean are also looked at, alongside – most importantly – the mindset needed to make DevOps a success.

Important elements covered in the course include:

  • Benefits of DevOps and continuous delivery in relation to customer value
  • Service Delivery process
  • Concepts of test automation, infrastructure automation, and build and deployment automation
  • DevOps relationship to Lean and Agile
  • Case studies of IT organisations that are undergoing DevOps transformations
  • Most common and popular DevOps tools
  • Critical success factors for a DevOps implementation.

Accreditation & Certification

The DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA) manage a full DevOps certification programme that certifies individuals against their DevOps Competence Model. DASA DevOps Fundamentals is the first course in the DASA certification programme.


DASA DevOps Certification Programme

DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA) Certification Scheme

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Details of the certification and exam:

DASA DevOps Fundamentals is a two-day course with a follow-up closed-book exam. After passing the exam, you will be awarded the DASA DevOps Foundation certificate. The exam fee is included within the cost of this course.

Exam duration: 60 minutes

No. of questions: 40 multiple choice questions (1 mark per question)

Pass mark: 26 or more out of 40 (65% or higher) to achieve certification

Details: proctored, closed-book format


The course is suitable for anyone who wants to acquire knowledge and experience with DevOps and would like to understand how DevOps creates value. This may include:

  • Developers and software engineers
  • Analysts
  • Solution and enterprise architects
  • Testers
  • DevOps engineers
  • Product owners
  • Scrum masters and Agile coaches
  • Project managers
  • Operations managers
  • Incident and change managers
  • System administrators
  • Consultants
  • Business and IT managers


While there are no prerequisites for this course, a basic familiarity with Agile, Scrum, Lean or ITSM principles is beneficial.


About the DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA)

DASA is an independent and open, members driven association supporting the development of DevOps training and DevOps certification to the global market. Advocating the development of High-Performance IT Professionals and Teams through agile DevOps initiatives. For more information visit

Also see our 'DASA DevOps Fundamentals Certification FAQ' page

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