Kubernetes and Cloud Native Associate (KCNA) Certification 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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2 Days

Available On-Site

Available Virtually

Open Enrollments Available


The Kubernetes and Cloud Native Associate (KCNA) Certification Boot Camp is an intensive 2-day program is designed to provide technology professionals with the knowledge necessary to pass the Certified Kubernetes and Cloud Native Associate exam. Topics found on the CNCF KCNA curriculum will be covered in detail (https://github.com/cncf/curriculum) through lecture, demonstration and abbreviated hands on sessions. The course also includes a drill session at the end of the last day to give attendees a practical test style experience before taking the test. Attendees will leave with a broader understanding of Kubernetes and Cloud Native ecosystem, greatly increasing the chances of passing the KCNA Exam.


Available for Instructor-Led (ILT) in-person/onsite training or Virtual Instructor-Led training (VILT) delivery; Open Enrollment options are available.

Who Should Attend

Staff involved in any aspect of Cloud Native technology

What Attendees will learn

This course is designed to provide attendees with the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the KCNA certification exam and will cover topics like:

  • Introduction to Cloud Native Systems
  • Kubernetes 101
  • Kubernetes and Cloud Native Architecture
  • App Delivery and Observability
  • Test Prep


A basic technical background and some experience with the cloud native space. Each attendee must be able to SSH into a provided cloud instance to complete lab exercises. Unconstrained internet access is also required to complete the labs.

Related Instructor-Led (ILT & VILT) Training Courses

Kubernetes Foundation – 2 days; Certified Kubernetes Administrator Boot Camp (CKA) – 5 days; Kubernetes Certified Security Specialist Boot Camp (CKS) – 5 days; Kubernetes Certified Application Developer Boot Camp (CKAD) – 4 days; Containers and Kubernetes Accelerated – 2 days