Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) Boot Camp with Exam

Learn how to put the latest open source technology into practice with hands-on training, delivered by industry experts, aligned to your desired business outcomes

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4 Days

Available On-Site

Available Virtually

Open Enrollments Available


This course is designed to provide technology staff with an in-depth look at developing, configuring, and exposing Cloud Native Applications for Kubernetes. Participants will learn the essential facets of Kubernetes as well as critical components associated with the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) exam.

Who should attend?

Developers, Information Technology (IT) and Quality Assurance (QA) Staff, Technical Managers, Site/Service Reliability Engineers (SRE), Release Engineers (RE), DevOps and Build Personnel


Live instructor-led training (ILT); lecture, hands-on labs, student exercises, and demos


Available for instructor-led (ILT) in-person/on-site training or virtual instructor-led (VILT) delivery. Additional open enrollment options (below) are available for this course.

What attendees will learn

This course is designed to prepare technical staff for the CKAD exam with an in-depth look at:

  • Define Kubernetes application resources
  • Cloud Native Application configuration for Kubernetes
  • Manage persistent state
  • Observability with monitoring, logging, and probes
  • Kubernetes Services and Networking
  • Debug and troubleshoot applications


Suggested prerequisites for the CKAD Kubernetes Boot Camp are our Docker Foundation and Kubernetes Foundation courses or equivalent knowledge of containers, images, container orchestration, and Kubernetes architecture. The attendee should also have some practical experience, production or otherwise, with Kubernetes (RX-M offers self study materials that can be used to prepare for the class). Each attendee must provide their own laptop with the ability to run a 64-bit virtual machine. Unconstrained internet access is also required to complete the student hands-on lab exercises.