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VMware Certifications


VMware Certification with Global Knowledge

VMware and Global Knowledge offers world-class certification programmes to ensure and validate the technical competencies and expertise needed to install, manage, deploy and support VMware software. You will also be able to illustrate your ability to operate and maintain VMware cloud environments, giving companies the confidence and peace of mind that their IT employees have the skills and experience needed to be successful in the cloud era. VMware’s role-based framework matches VMware certifications to both the roles that companies need to effectively design, operate, and evolve their cloud environment, and to the key technology solution areas that support the evolution to the cloud.

Available certifications are:


VMware Certified Professional – Cloud (VCP6-Cloud)

VMware Certified Professional - Cloud Infrastructure Administration (VCAP-CIA)

VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Cloud Infrastructure Design (VCAP-CID)

Datacenter Virtualisation (vSphere 5)

VMware Certified Professional 5 – Datacenter Virtualisation (VCP5-DCV)

VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 - Datacenter Administration (VCAP5-DCA)

VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 - Datacenter Design (VCAP5-DCD)

End User Computing

VMware Certified Professional 5 - Desktop (VCP5-DT)

VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Desktop Administrator (VCAP-DTA)

VMware Certified Advanced Professional - Desktop Design (VCAP-DTD) 


Network Virtualisation

VMware Certified Associate – Network Virtualization (VCA-NV) NEW
VMware Certified Professional – Network Virtualization (VCP-NV)
VMware Certified Implementation Expert – Network Virtualization (VCIX-NV) NEW
VMware Certified Design Expert – Network Virtualization (VCDX-NV) 

Certification Roadmap:

Learning path - VMware certifications


If you are still unsure of which path is the right one for you, can help you to work it out, based on your job role and the topics you wish to cover.

VCP5 Benefits:

VMware Certified Professional benefits include: recognition in the industry, distinction for partners, credential that consulting clients can trust, use of VMware Certified Professional logo on business cards and websites, complementary license of VMware Workstation 8, invitation to beta exam programs, discounts to VMware events, and access to the VCP Store.

Whether advancing your current position or looking for new opportunities, to be competitive in today's IT job market, you will want to develop and demonstrate your technical expertise in virtual infrastructure. Find the right path for you: 

VMware Fast Tracks

By popular demand, the VMware vSphere Fast Track is back and better than ever. The newly enhanced, five-day training combines courses, VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage and VMware vSphere: Automation with vSphere PowerCLI to ensure that you have the skills needed to reduce IT costs while improving efficiency, availability, flexibility and manageability.

VCP Recertification Policy 

Earning a VCP certification is a great achievement. But, if your skills are not current, your certification loses value. To ensure that all VCP holders maintain their proficiency and stay up to date on the technology, VMware is instituting a recertification policy.
To learn more got to our VCP Recertification Policy page

If you have any questions regarding VMware Certification or training, please email us or call us on 0118 912 1929.