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Sharpen skills with a Red Hat Learning Subscription

Learn at your own pace with a year of access to flexible training options

To succeed with software, organizations need knowledgeable teams backed by an effective learning platform with training options that can fit into busy schedules. Red Hat® Learning Subscription, offered by Red Hat Training and Certification, provides on-demand access to help you efficiently learn Red Hat technologies.

Whether you have recently adopted Red Hat OpenShift®, your team is finding new applications for Red Hat Ansible® Automation Platform, or you are a system administrator who needs to learn additional Red Hat Enterprise Linux® skills, the subscription has content from across the Red Hat portfolio to help you solve your next IT challenge.  

Train with comprehensive, up-to-date content from Red Hat experts

When it comes to learning, you want to build skills in technologies that are relevant on the job. This annual subscription is continuously updated to help you develop the skills and knowledge a growing technology market demands. 

50% of content in Red Hat Learning Subscription is new or updated in the past year

With Red Hat Learning Subscription, you are getting the most up-to-date content straight from the source. No one can provide better training on Red Hat technologies than Red Hat Training—our experts are building the software and implementing it every day for enterprises around the world. Our use-case-based courses and hands-on labs are delivered by our world-class architects and translated into as many as 10 languages. Multiple course versions tied to different product releases are also available. 

Courses are available within Red Hat Learning Subscription through the Early Access feature as they are being developed. Subscribers can start training on cutting-edge technologies before content is publicly available. Early Access provides the opportunity for feedback that helps shape and improve courses before their final release. Early Access content is updated daily, so content is always current.

Validate skills with performance-based, practical exams

Red Hat Certifications are industry-recognized credentials that prove an individual has mastered a skill and is ready to take on the most ambitious projects. IDC research has shown that Red Hat certified staff differentiate themselves from other employees in skills, organizational value, and ability to handle more challenging and complex tasks.3

Red Hat Learning Subscription is ideal for those preparing for Red Hat Certification exams, with unlimited access to the related courses and labs. Some subscription tiers include certification exams, so users can bundle the purchase of their training and testing. 

A platform built to help you succeed

Red Hat Learning Subscription is available globally with key features to help you map out your learning goals, work toward certification, experiment in labs, and get answers when you are on the job. In a survey of Red Hat Learning Subscription users:4 

  • 82% agree that the learning subscription is a key part of their success using Red Hat products.  
  • 84% agree that they feel more confident on the job as a result of having the learning subscription.  
  • 75% say their subscription makes it faster and easier to troubleshoot issues with Red Hat technologies.
  • 76% say that their learning subscription helped them feel more prepared to take a Red Hat certification exam. 

Subscription tiers to suit your needs

Red Hat Learning Subscription offers different feature sets to meet the diverse training needs of technology professionals. Global teams can train on the same high-quality content with course materials translated in up to 10 languages. 

Red Hat training produces real results

An IDC study found that participating in Red Hat training can deliver a number of benefits, including:1  

  • A projected 3-year return on investment of 365%.
  • 44% higher DevOps team productivity on average.
  • 59% faster to deploy IT resources on average. 
  • IT infrastructure teams that are 34% more efficient on average. 
  • When Red Hat training is completed prior to onboarding, new hires may be ready for their jobs on an average of 76% faster. 

Certified teams increase IT agility

Another IDC study found that Red Hat certified teams can deliver new IT resources faster:2  

  • Virtual machines: 51% faster
  • Physical servers: 44% faster
  • Storage: 28% faster
  • Containers: 23% faster

The Red Hat Learning Subscription really helped prepare me for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator Certification Exam. Not only were there videos on each chapter, but there was a written version as well. The labs were a tremendous help for me since I am a very hands-on learner. I don’t think I would have been able to pass the test without using them to study.

Red Hat Learning Subscription user survey respondent

I’ve learned that certification is important because of how the courses are structured and what is tested at the end. Knowing that people have to build the environment them- selves as part of the exam ensures that they know how to do it. This is very valuable.

IDC The Business Value of Red Hat Certification survey participant

Table 1. Red Hat Learning Subscription tier comparison

 BasicStandardPremium
Self-paced access to all courses, including video classrooms and written class texts
Early access to courses and labs in development
400 hours of cloud-based labs to practice in authentic Red Hat environments
Skills paths for course selection guidance
Expert extras videos to see real-world use cases
10 e-book downloads to continue learning offline
Reporting and dashboards to track progress
5 certification exams and 2 retakes to validate skills through performance-based exams
Expert chat for answers and guidance directly from Red Hat experts 
Live, virtual training sessions from expert instructors to supplement on-demand learning  

Ongoing learning for individuals and teams

Red Hat Learning Subscription is available to purchase for individuals or for the enterprise. On a per-user basis, individuals, teams, and small organizations can mix and match subscription tiers to rapidly transform their skills with Red Hat technologies. Red Hat Learning Subscription Enterprise is a scalable and comprehensive solution for organizations seeking ongoing training for a large number of users. The enterprise version of the subscription tiers offers a large number of subscriptions at a discounted, flat price. 

Get started with a free Red Hat skills assessment

For help on where to start with training, the Skills Assessment tool tests knowledge of Red Hat technologies to provide recommendations for either individuals or teams. The resulting personalized learning path maps which courses to take in the most effective order so training time is used efficiently. 

Red Hat Learning Subscription provides the critical skills training you need in one flexible, easy-to-manage solution. Learn more or start a trial by visiting the Red Hat Learning Subscription page.

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

  2. IDC Business Value White Paper, sponsored by Red Hat, The Business Value of Red Hat Certification, Doc. #US47574721, April 2021.

  3. IDC Business Value White Paper, sponsored by Red Hat, The Business Value of Red Hat Training, IDC doc # US46999720, December 2020. 

  4. 2020 Red Hat Learning Subscription Annual User Survey.

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