Red Hat certification
Prove you have the skills open source enterprises want
Red Hat® certification validates IT professionals who are skilled, proven, and ready to take on the most ambitious projects in the face of evolving technology challenges.
Value of Red Hat certification
Red Hat certifications span our entire technology portfolio, bringing confidence to individuals and organizations alike. Whether it’s enterprise architecture certifications, core Linux® system administration skills, developer knowledge of specialized frameworks, or emerging technologies like containers and cloud, Red Hat knows the skills that are needed for success.
If you’re already certified, show that your skills are up to date by renewing your certification or display your certifications through badges and swag. You can also find or verify Red Hat Certified Professionals to help build an efficient, innovative IT team.
Develop technical talent
Chart your IT certification roadmap
Keeping pace with changes in technology is hard enough; recruiting and managing IT professionals who embrace those changes is harder. Bolster the readiness of your team and mitigate the risk involved in new projects by certifying with Red Hat.
Share the value of Red Hat training with your team to get started, then map out your course toward certification—and your path to success.
Meet this year’s most outstanding RHCP
Learn how Jasper Wiegratz built the skills and knowledge needed to earn our Red Hat Certified Professional (RHCP) of the Year award
Certified return on investment
See what professionals and employers think
greater return on investment over a 3-year period, reflecting the important incremental value that certified staff provide. 
faster deployment of IT infrastructure achieved by companies with IT staff certified by Red Hat.
higher productivity level for developers who earn and maintain their Red Hat Certification.
Why you should get certified by Red Hat
Becoming a Red Hat certified professional showed me the value of the hands-on certifications and being introduced to new technology topics.