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Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform skills path

Validate your automation skills with Red Hat Training

Red Hat® Training and Certification offers training on Red Hat Ansible® Automation Platform for individuals just starting out with Ansible—and for experts who want to learn more advanced automation topics. Our comprehensive curriculum helps Ansible Automation Platform users improve their knowledge and develop skills to boost productivity and advance their careers.

Automation skills path for Linux administrators

To start on this skills path, you must be a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA®). Once you have that required certification, or the equivalent skills, you can begin the automation skills path.

Red Hat Linux® Automation with Ansible (RH294) - 4 days - Recommended

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®) exam for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (EX294) - 4 hours - Required

Developing Advanced Automation with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform (DO374) - 4 hours - Required

Red Hat Certified Specialist in Developing Automation with Ansible Automation Platform exam (EX374) - 4 hours - Required

Managing Enterprise Automation with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform (DO467) - 4 hours - Required

Red Hat Certified Specialist in Managing Automation with Ansible Automation Platform exam (EX467)  - 4 hours - Required (Coming soon)

RHCE certification, or equivalent the skill level, is required to progress to more advanced Ansible Automation Platform courses:

Red Hat Services Management and Automation (RH358) - 5 days - Recommended

Automation skills path for Windows administrators

This path is designed for Windows Server administrators who need to automate administration on Windows Server. No previous experience with Red Hat Ansible Automation or Linux is required.

Microsoft Windows Automation with Red Hat Ansible (DO417) - 4 days - Recommended

Automation skills path for network administrators

This path is designed for network administrators, network automation engineers, and infrastructure automation engineers with networking and Linux experience.

Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) - 5 days - Recommended

Preliminary exam in Red Hat System Administration I (PE124) - 1 hour - Recommended

Red Hat Ansible for Network Automation (DO457) - 4 days - Recommended

Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Network Automation (EX457) - 4 hours - Recommended

Get started on your automation learning journey

Take a skills assessment to determine the best place for you to begin. 

  1. IDC Business Value White Paper, sponsored by Red Hat. “The Business Value of Red Hat Training,” Doc. #US46999720, December 2020.

Business value of Red Hat training1

  • 365% return on investment (ROI) over three years
  • Savings to US$1.25 million over three years
  • Boost DevOps team productivity 44%
  • Boost IT infrastructure team productivity 34%
  • Deploy new IT resources 59% faster

With Red Hat training it doesn’t matter which engineer is engaged on a project. They are all using Ansible for automating tasks, allowing them collectively to be five times as productive. This was not possible previously. As a result, they’ve definitely picked up the pace of productivity.

—IDC study participant

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