Validate your knowledge of Red Hat technologies

Certifying with Red Hat can help individuals, teams, and organizations validate the knowledge needed to stay ahead of the technology curve. Whether you’re looking to take the next step in your career or trying to fill skills gaps in your company, we have certifications and exams that match your needs.

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Red Hat Certified System Administrator


Perform the core system administration skills required in Red Hat Enterprise Linux environments.

Red Hat Certified Engineer


Automate Red Hat Enterprise Linux tasks, integrate Red Hat emerging technologies, and apply automation for efficiency and innovation.

Red Hat Certified Specialist in Containers

Run, find, and manage containerized services, deploy single- and multiple-container applications, and create custom containers.

Red Hat Certified OpenShift Administrator

Create, configure, and manage a cloud application platform using Red Hat OpenShift.

Find the certification that’s right for you

Explore the certifications that are specific to your skills path and interests. You can also view a full list of our available courses and exams to browse all of our offerings.

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Automation and management

Application Development

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Retired certifications

Retired certifications

Retired certifications are ones Red Hat no longer offers to new candidates. Certifications that have already been issued may continue to be current after a certification is retired.

Digital badging

After successfully passing a Red Hat certification exam, Red Hat will issue you a digital badge. When someone views your Red Hat certification digital badge, they can learn more about your skills and verify the badge’s authenticity, providing an easy way for someone to confirm your Red Hat skills and knowledge. Learn more about Red Hat's digital credentialing program and see all of Red Hat’s digital badges here.

See the value of certifying

Find out why you should build the skills open source enterprises need to navigate technology challenges.

Access our full curriculum

Find out how a Red Hat Learning Subscription can save you money on your journey toward certification.

Gauge your knowledge

If you’re not ready for certification yet, you can validate foundational skills with a preliminary exam.

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