Red Hat Certification

Individual exams

Convenient

Our exams. On your time.

Red Hat’s certification program is consistent, reliable, and trusted. Exams are hands-on, making them better indicators of your proficiency. Each exam tests your ability to perform actual IT tasks just as you will on the job.

With expanded testing locations around the world, Red Hat Individual Exams can help you prove your skills and prepare for a global marketplace. You can take Red Hat certification exams as an individual exam on a secure, personal testing station at a Red Hat or Red Hat partner location.

Red Hat Individual Exams allow you to schedule an exam at a time and location that is convenient for you. Prepare at your own pace and take your exam on a testing station near you.

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Logistics

How will I take my exam?

You will take the individual exams on an individual testing station developed by Red Hat. It is a secure, preconfigured laptop. The testing station makes sure that you have the complete functionality required for the exam, and that you can take the exam in a secure manner remotely monitored by a Red Hat test proctor. Red Hat Individual Exams can offer you extra time to study, and they are a flexible, convenient way to accommodate busy schedules.

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Prove your knowledge with performance-based testing

Whether you’re looking to validate your skills in middleware, Linux platforms, cloud computing, or other topics, we have an exam that will fit your needs. Check out our full list of offerings, then find an individual exam location near you.

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Getting started

Registering for and taking an individual exam is easy

  1. Choose from our list of available exams then purchase online or from one of our training resellers or partners. Be sure to select the correct exam and product release version when you make your purchase, because we often offer exams on more than one release of our products.
    You do not need to choose the location or date for your exam at the time of purchase. Once your purchase is confirmed, you will receive an email with instructions on how to schedule the time and location for your exam.
  2. Follow the steps in your purchase confirmation to log in to the scheduler application and choose the time, date, and location that is right for you. You will receive an email confirming your scheduled exam, as well as instructions on what to do on your testing day.
  3. Show up for your exam on the chosen date and time, and take your exam.

If you have a standard or basic version of Red Hat Learning Subscription, you can request exams through your account.