DevOps Fundamentals


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DevOps Fundamentals Overview

This course provides an introduction to DevOps – the cultural and professional movement that stresses communication, collaboration, integration and automation in order to improve the flow of work between software developers and IT operations professionals.

To maximize the IT value flow to customers, DevOps creates an improved ability to design, develop, deploy and operate software and services faster for the benefit of the business.

Higher customer satisfaction, better quality, faster delivery and lower costs are all benefits of using DevOps.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for:

  • Individuals involved in IT development, IT operations or IT service management.
  • Individuals whose role is touched by DevOps and continuous delivery including:
    • DevOps Engineers
    • Product Owners
    • Integration Specialists
    • Operations Managers
    • Incident and Change Managers
    • System Administrators
    • Network Administrators
    • Business Managers
    • Automation Architects
    • Enterprise Architects

This fundamentals level course will enable participants to:

  • Understand DevOps terms, principles, tools and practices, and how to use tools efficiently and effectively within a DevOps environment to achieve business goals.
  • Gain an understanding on the importance of communication, collaboration, integration, and automation in the DevOps movement, as critical factors, that improve the workflow between software developers and IT operations professionals and support organisations in their digital transformation journey.
  • Learn through hands-on guidance how the DevOps cultural and professional movement supports organisational efforts to reduce costs, while increasing agility, speed of execution, and output quality.
Key Topics

What is DevOps?

History and introduction to the key concepts of DevOps.

The urgency for DevOps

The business value delivery problem. The IT value delivery problem.

Key DevOps principles and concepts

C.A.L.M.S. and The Three Ways. Continuous delivery across the deployment pipeline. The scope of the full stack.

The full stack: people and culture

What is a DevOps culture? Transformational leadership. What is a DevOps team?

The full stack: processes and practices

The evolution of DevOps practices. The 15 essential practices of DevOps.

Our two-day interactive and practical course provides participants with an opportunity to develop an understanding of DevOps concepts and terminology through real-life case studies, examples, interactive group discussions and business simulations.

Our accredited trainers will use a comprehensive participant handbook and a dynamic case study delivery approach to provide participants with a ‘hands-on’, multi-faceted and challenging learning experience.

Courses are facilitated by our expert team and can be conducted onsite, or at our premises. All courses can be customised to suit your requirements.

Materials: A comprehensive participant handbook is provided.

The Fundamentals qualification is designed to provide the core education necessary to build your DevOps vocabulary and to understand DevOps principles and practices.

  • Multiple-choice
  • 40 questions
  • 70% pass mark (28/40)
  • 60 minutes duration
  • Closed book
  • Online proctored

Exam taken after completing the 2-day course.


On the last day of your course you will receive an invitation to book your online proctored exam directly with PeopleCert. You have 6 months to schedule and sit your exam online. Please check the requirements here when making your booking.

Your certification will need to be renewed within three years of its original certification date. Please refer to PeopleCert for more information.


All candidates who pass the DevOps Fundamentals exam are eligible to claim 1 month’s free access to MyAxelos Membership.

Candidates access the free membership through the results page on the PeopleCert candidate portal.

PeopleCert administers the DevOps Fundamentals examination scheme. PM-Partners is an accredited partner of PeopleCert (Partner ID: 3800).

Take2 Re-sit Exam Option
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Development Units

Participants who have been awarded the Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® are eligible to earn 14 PDUs (14 Ways of Working) for their participation in this course.

Participants holding any of the Project Management accreditations (CPPP/CPPM/CPPD) are eligible to earn 20 CPDs.

To achieve the greatest benefit from participation in this course, participants should have basic familiarity with Agile, Scrum, Lean, and ITSM principles.


Sydney courses are held at 45 Clarence Street, Sydney.


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Duration: 2 days

Exam: 1-hour online exam

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