Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)

Build and Deploy Kubernetes Applications

Next Dates

Schedule upon request


Course Description

This course introduces participants to container orchestration with Kubernetes. Attendees will master the foundational concepts of Kubernetes in development and production through a combination of presentations, demos, and hands-on labs, including building and deploying Kubernetes applications, Cloud Native Continuous Delivery, and cluster monitoring and debugging. It also covers system components, core resources, and the requirements for minimum viable cluster security.
This course prepares for the CKAD exam.

Who should attend

This course is designed for those who are new to Kubernetes and containers, as well as those who have had exposure but would like to gain a deeper understanding. No prior knowledge of Kubernetes is required. This course is suitable for developers, operations, architects and anyone seeking to gain a strong foundation in modern, Cloud Native software delivery.


Familiarity with the bash shell

  • Filesystem navigation and manipulation
  • Command line text editors like vim or nano




Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)
  • What real-world problems does Kubernetes solve?
  • Kubernetes in historical context
  • Container basics: Linux cgroups and namespaces
  • Core resources and kubectl
  • Kubernetes system components
  • Container networking
  • Developer workflow Deploying an application: CI pipeline, containerisation, testing, secure configuration, liveness & readiness probes, and useful kubectl tips
  • Interactive cluster debugging

Duration: 2 days
Delivery format: virtual (in-person training available on request)
EUR 750 per seat
GBP 650 per seat
Private training upon request
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