DEVOPSF DevOps Foundation

Course Code: DEVOPSF   Duration: 2 Days   Price: £1,075+VAT

This course is an introduction to DevOps. The course emphasizes communication, collaboration, integration, and automation to improve the workflow between developers and IT operations professionals. Improved workflows lead to more opportunities to design software and services in a more agile fashion which can only be good for customers.

This course (based on the DevOps Institute syllabus) is intended as a basis for discovering the most important DevOps concepts and to understand the principles and methods behind this. The course will leave you with the inspiration to be the advocate of change; The idea is that what you have learned about DevOps - and continue to learn – is shared with others so that you can guide them.


This course is aimed at:

  • Those engaged in IT Development, IT Operations and IT Service Management.
  • Individuals wishing to have detailed understanding of the principles of DevOps
  • IT Professionals working in an Agile environment or will do, and who need a detailed understanding of the interaction between Agile and DevOps
  • Individuals who want to understand the cultural changes DevOps entails
Learning Objectives

By actively participating in this course, you will learn about the following:

  • Objectives and Concepts
  • Company Benefits
  • Performance Criteria and Results in the real world
  • DevOps Principles
  • Concepts and Methods (including the relationship between Agile, Lean and IT Service Management (ITSM)
  • Cultural and Organizational Considerations
  • Methods of Communication and Collaboration
  • Methods for Automation and Technology factors
  • Considerations when changing
  • Challenges, Risks and Critical Success Factors

No previous knowledge of DevOps is required.

Course Contents



Exam Requirements and Weighting


Why DevOps?

  • From a Business Perspective
  • From an IT Perspective
  • Stereotypes of Dev and Ops: Perception and Reality


What is DevOps?

  • Introduction DevOps
  • Goals DevOps
  • Added value of DevOps
  • Proven Results
  • DevOps for Businesses
  • DevOps Principles (The Three Ways)


DevOps and other Frameworks

  • DevOps and Agile
  • DevOps and Lean
  • DevOps and IT Service Management


DevOps Culture

  • Characteristics of a DevOps Culture
  • Organizational Considerations DevOps
  • DevOps Stakeholders
  • DevOps Roles
  • DevOps Teams
  • DevOps Organizational Structures


DevOps Methods

  • Continuous Integration
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Continuous Deployment
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Kanban
  • Theory of Constraints
  • Improvement Kata
  • Deming's Quality Circle
  • ITSM Processes
  • DevOps and Automation


Methods for DevOps Automation

  • Longevity and Tools Categories DevOps Applications
  • Transitioning to a DevOps Culture



  • Challenges, Risks and Critical Success Factors
  • Measuring DevOps Successes


Tips for the Exam

Sample exam


Exam Information

The course is followed by an examination leading to the award of the DevOps Institute "DevOps Foundation Certificate"

  • Closed book
  • Web-based (voucher to be provided)
  • 40 multiple-choice questions
  • Passing Score: 65%
  • Exam duration: 60 minutes
  • Exam is included in the course fee.


This training course provided by Skilltec is accredited through Global Knowledge Training Ltd. Global Knowledge Training Ltd are the authorised learning partner; all trademarks and partner statuses are provided through them.


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