Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)

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Course Overview

Linux2Cloud’s Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) helps you build core knowledge in managing Kubernetes Cluster through hands-on experience with Kubernetes, and its core concept. These skills are needed for multiple roles, including developers, administrators, and site reliability engineers.

Who Can be Audience

This learning path is intended specifically for Kubernetes cluster administrators. Anyone interested in learning how to work with Kubernetes will also benefit from this learning path.


  • The prerequisites for taking up this certified Kubernetes administrator training include a solid understanding of containers, and Docker. Our Docker course will help you learn about Docker. 
  • Working experience with Linux shells is beneficial but not mandatory. 


Exam Description

This exam is an online, proctored, performance-based test that requires solving multiple tasks from a command line running Kubernetes.

The exams are delivered online and consist of performance-based tasks (problems) to be solved on the command line running Linux.

Candidates have 2 hours to complete the tasks.

Results will be emailed 36 hours from the time that the exam is completed.

For the CKA Exam, a score of 74% or above must be earned to pass.

Exam Format

The online exam consists of a set of performance-based items (problems) to be solved in a command line and candidates have 3 hours to complete the tasks.

  • Application Lifecycle Management 8%
  • Installation, Configuration & Validation 12%
  • Core Concepts 19%
  • Networking 11%
  • Scheduling 5%
  • Security 12%
  • Cluster Maintenance 11%
  • Logging / Monitoring 5%
  • Storage 7%
  • Troubleshooting 10%

Duration: 32 Hours

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