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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 and Kubernetes

Demonstrate a basic understanding of Kubernetes, containers, and Red Hat OpenShift.

Red Hat Certified Specialist in OpenShift Administration

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

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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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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.

Tailored learning to meet your needs

Answer brief simple questions for a personalized list of Red Hat training courses and certification exams to kick start your learning journey.

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We support your efforts to demonstrate expertise in Red Hat technologies with new discounts and options that address evolving needs.

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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.

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Gauge your knowledge

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

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