Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Exam Preparation Course

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Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Course Overview

In today’s dependency on Cloud technologies across globe, Kubernetes is one of the top most trending technologies across industry sectors. Kubernetes has the fastest growth in job searches, over 173% from the year before, as reported by a survey conducted by Indeed. Kubernetes is an open-source system for automating the deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. It was originally designed by Google but is currently being maintained by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

Kubernetes is like a state of the art when it comes to application deployment. Individuals looking to elevate their DevOps career, they can learn how to effectively deploy applications on Kubernetes through this CKA training. Check out the dates below to enroll in this Certified Kubernetes Administrator course today.

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Your will learn:

Module 1 – Core Concepts
  • Overview of Container Orchestration
  • Introduction to Kubernetes
  • Kubernetes Architecture
  • Design a Kubernetes Cluster
  • Installation of Kubernetes Master and Nodes
  • Choose a Network Solution
  • Verify Installation
  • Managing Pods
  • Managing Labels & Selector
  • Managing Replication Controller & Replica Set
  • Managing Service
  • Managing DaemonSets
  • Manual Scheduling
  • Taint and Tolerations
  • Overview of Deployment
  • Deployment Strategies
  • Managing Deployment
  • Plain Key
  • Config Map
  • Secret
  • Mount Variable as Volume
  • Volumes
  • Persistent Volumes
  • Persistent Volume Claim
  • Kubernetes Authentication
  • Managing Users in Kubernetes
  • Service Account
  • Managing Roles and Role Binding
  • Managing Cluster Role and Cluster Role Binding
  • Security Context
  • OS Upgrade
  • Upgrade Cluster Version
  • Static Pod
  • ETCD Backup
  • Cron Job
  • Understand how to Monitor all Cluster Components
  • Understand how to Monitor Applications
  • Manage Cluster Components Logs
  • Manage Application Logs
  • Prometheus Tool
  • Kubernetes Networking
  • Understand CNI
  • Understand Pod Networking Concepts
  • Configure DNS
  • Configure and Manage Ingress Rule
  • Namespace
  • Metal Load Balancer
  • Troubleshoot ETCD Failure
  • Troubleshoot Kubelet Failure
  • Troubleshoot Container Runtime Failure
  • Troubleshoot Scheduler Failure
Live Online Training (Duration : 40 Hours)
Group Training 1700 Per Participant Incl. Official Courseware
06 - 10 Jun 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
(8 Hours/Day)
04 - 08 Jul 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
(8 Hours/Day)
1-on-1 Training 3400 1950 + If you accept merging of other students. Incl. Official Courseware
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This Course Similar To Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Course Prerequisites

At this time, there are no prerequisites students must meet in order to become eligible to sit this course. However, it is strongly recommended to attend the course with a basic understanding of Linux commands, such as the “vi editor” command.

This Certified Kubernetes Administrator course helps students gain the knowledge required to design and deploy cloud native applications of the Kubernetes cluster. Upon completion of this Certified Kubernetes Administrator online course, participants will have demonstrated the ability to do basic installations as well as configuration and management of production grade Kubernetes clusters. Candidates will have an understanding of key concepts, including Kubernetes networking, maintenance, security, storage, application lifecycle, logging and monitoring, troubleshooting, API object primitives, and use cases for end-users.

Key Features of Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Certification Training

  • 5-day Instructor-led Certified Kubernetes Administrator Training
  • Get access to a free 1-hour Certified Kubernetes Administrator course to better prepare for the actual Training
  • Expert Kubernetes instructors from Linux Foundation across the globe
  • Accredited Certified Kubernetes Administrator course material prepared by SMEs
  • Get real-life experience through Certified Kubernetes Administrator lab sessions
  • Industry-recognized Certified Kubernetes Administrator Course Completion certificate provided
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) training provided across 100+ locations globally

Who can take up Certified Kubernetes Administrator Training?

Job roles that can take up Certified Kubernetes Administrator online training include, but are not limited to:

  • IT Professionals
  • DevOps Professionals
  • Operational Engineers
  • IT Architects
  • Software Developers
  • System Administrators
  • Linux Administrators
  • Cloud Administrators
  • IT Engineers
  • Professionals looking to understand what Kubernetes is all about and its usage
  • Individuals who are looking to sit for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam from Linux Foundation

Learning Objectives of Certified Kubernetes Administrator Training

  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator training course offers students strong operating knowledge of Kubernetes.
  • This includes how to deploy a containerized application and manipulate resources via the API.
  • The Certified Kubernetes Administrator course consists of thirteen chapters ranging from an introduction to the basics of Kubernetes to scheduling, security, and custom resource definitions.
  • The Certified Kubernetes Administrator course is laced with labs that allow students to practically demonstrate the skills learned over the modules.

Learning Kubernetes is essential for any DevOps professional. DevOps engineers are always in demand. The current average salary for DevOps engineers is 20% higher than what software engineers make.

Benefits of taking up Certified Kubernetes Administrator Certification Training

  • Completing the CKA (Certified Kubernetes Administrator) training and examination offers professionals an almost unfair advantage over non-certified professionals.
  • The Training and examination validate the skills of a professional creating better job prospects and higher earning potential.
  • With the large number of organizations migrating to Kubernetes, getting certified has never been more important to stay relevant within the administration field.
  • Kubernetes is a flexible solution and can be customized for businesses of any size and within any industry.
  • Getting CKA certified allows professionals to cast a wide net within IT fields.
  • Finally, as Kubernetes is an international movement, getting certified provides professionals with global recognition around knowledge, skills, and experience.
  • DevOps Engineers with Kubernetes knowledge make an average of USD 140,000 to USD 200,000 annually.
  • Across industry sectors one of the most in-demand skills is Kubernetes administration.

Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Exam Format

Upon completion of this course, students can now sit the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) examination. The main objective of creating this CKA training by CNCF and Linux Foundation is to give more impetus to create a more robust Kubernetes ecosystem. The examination is an online, proctored, performance based test that requires solving multiple tasks from a command line running Kubernetes.

Exam by Linux Foundation
Exam Name Certified Kubernetes Administrator
Exam Type Multiple-choice Questions
Exam Cost USD 375
Total Questions 260 Questions
Exam Duration 120 Minutes
Passing Score 66%
Languages English, Japanese, Simplified Chinese


The Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) examination tests students around the following;

  • Cluster architecture, installation, and configuration (25%)
  • Workloads and scheduling (15%)
  • Services and networking (20%)
  • Storage (10%)
  • Troubleshooting (30%)

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The Fee includes:
  • Official courseware
  • Testing Via Qubits
  • Remote Labs
Yes, Koenig Solutions is a Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Learning Partner
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

This Certified Kubernetes Administrator course is intended for Kubernetes administrators, cloud administrators, and other professionals within the IT space that manages Kubernetes instances.

The cost to enroll for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator course with Koenig Solutions is USD 1000. And there might be a slight change in the price depending upon the learning mode and the location of the participant. However, the cost of the CKA exam from the Linux Foundation remains the same at USD 375 across the globe.

The duration of this Certified Kubernetes Administrator course is based on your choice of learning mode. At Koenig Solutions, you can opt for this 5-day Training on weekdays at 4 hours per day and on the weekends at 8 hours per day options. This flexibility of timing helps working professionals to choose the training and delivery model of their choice and one which suits their needs.

Candidates who register for the examination will have two attempts per registration; one free retake is offered per CKA examination purchase in the event that a passing score is not achieved and the candidate has not otherwise been deemed ineligible for the certification or retake.

Participants who enroll for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator certification training will get:

  • A copy of the Certified Kubernetes Administrator course material
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator Sample Papers
  • Hands-on exercises developed by an expert Kubernetes trainer from Linux Foundation
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator course completion certificate from an accredited Linux Foundation training partner

Yes, Koenig Solutions is an accredited Linux Foundation Training Partner to deliver Certified Kubernetes Administrator Certification Training across the globe.

You can take up this Certified Kubernetes Administrator certification training course in multiple delivery modes that include:

  • Instructor-led Classroom Training
  • Instructor-led Live Online Training
  • 1-on-1 Training
  • Fly-me-a-Trainer
  • Corporate/on-site Training