The VCTA-DCV certification validates an individual’s basic understanding of virtualization and vSphere concepts. The certification verifies knowledge of data center technology and basic troubleshooting concepts. A VCTA-DCV credential holder also has a working knowledge of managing cloud resources and basic networking concepts.
To prepare for this credential, individuals should visit the VMware Customer Connect Learning hub to explore relevant prep materials, including videos, courses, and recorded webinars.
The certification covers:
- Architecture and technologies
- Products and solutions
- Planning and design
- Installation, configuration, and setup
- Optimization and performance-tuning
You can take this VCTA exam at either a Pearson VUE test center or at a home, office, or work location using the Pearson OnVue remote proctored solution. When registering for the exam, you will have the option of selecting your preference.
Who should complete this credential?
If you’d like to pursue a career working in cloud computing or data center management, the VMware VCTA – Data Center Virtualization credential is a great way for you to validate your skills in this area.
Associate-level training will provide you with the skills and understanding you need to complete tasks typically encountered as an IT technician, or as a technical specialist working in a data center or cloud computing environment.
The VCTA - Data Center Virtualization credential is for anyone new to the industry – students with existing IT and computer science skills, professionals changing careers, or those working in the IT industry and looking for opportunities to advance.
For more information about this credential, see the complete prep guide.
Step-by-Step Guide to Begin Credential
Once you’ve had time to review the credential prep material and feel confident in your abilities, complete the following steps to obtain the credential:
- Visit VMWare Learning and create an account
- Once completed, you will be prompted to sync your Pearson VUE account and MyLearn Account to complete the credential sign up
- Once you confirm single-sign-on, select the course and how you’d like to proceed
- Before proceeding, contact our NCBCE staff to see if you qualify for a free exam.