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Red Hat Certification

Red Hat Certified Professionals are proven

Employers around the world trust Red Hat Certification

Red Hat® is your partner in building and developing an effective technical team. Red Hat's hands-on, practical certification exams prove that the Red Hat Certified Professionals you hire and manage are qualified to work with your Red Hat products.

Learn how our certifications, skills assessments, and training—both self-paced and instructor-led—can help you develop a team of professionals ready to lead you into the future.

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Our customers look to us to have the right expertise on staff. One way we show them that we are prepared to handle their environments is the large number of Red Hat Certified Engineers we have.

Sean Millichamp, Enterprise Architect, Secure-24 and 2012 Worldwide Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year Watch video



90% of Fortune 500 companies rely on Red Hat.


82% of all job postings on popular job sites seeking I.T. professionals with Linux certifications are for Red Hat Certified Professionals[1].


Over 200 countries have Red Hat Certified Professionals[2].

[1] Source: Best Linux Certifications for 2016,
[2] Red Hat certification data, 2015

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Success stories around the world

Professionals in 179 countries around the world hold Red Hat® certifications. Watch the videos to learn how RHCPs around the globe are applying their certified skills.

Training and certification

Nexor provides a high level of trust to their customers through technology

Nexor, a UK market leader in secure information exchange and information assurance security, gets help from Red Hat hands-on training and certification to move from a proprietary set of operating systems to an open system. This gives them more competitive pricing and increases the services they provide their customers. Using deep, hands-on training and testing from Red Hat to integrate the Red Hat and Nexor products helps them use all of the features of the Red Hat operating system with the Nexor code–a solution that has a high degree of security and usability.

Visit the Student Center for additional information to help you get trained and certified so you can build your career.

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