• Course level: Intermediate
  • Last Update 11/03/2021


VEGA offers unmatched expertise in Virtualization powered by VMware Certifications. VMware Training with us will help you gain crucial skills in managing Data Center and virtual environments.

The leading virtualization technology provider, VMware courses provide the right platform for professionals to take the leap into a rewarding IT career ahead. VMware training Courses at Koenig bring you hands-on experience on various VMware skills and understandings and equip the students with the thorough understanding of various virtualization concepts, features and functionalities.

Types of VMware Certifications

VMware is the industry pioneer and leading provider of virtualization. VMware certifications will validate the skills and knowledge required to effectively install, deploy, manage and support VMware’s products and solutions.

VMware certifications are basically divided into six categories:

  • Cloud management and automation
  • Data Center Virtualization
  • Desktop and mobility
  • Network virtualization
  • Digital Business Transformation
  • Digital Workspace

VMware Certification Path

Each category offers four certification levels:

  • VMware Certified Associate (VCA) – VCA is an entry level certification designed for IT professionals taking decisions about VMware solutions.
  • VMWare Certified Professional (VCP) – VCP caters to IT professionals involved in installing, configuring, managing and optimising VMware solutions.
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) – VCAP is an advanced level certification intended for professionals who design, build, manage and optimise VMware solutions.
  • VMWare Certified Design Expert (VCDX) – VCDX is the highest level of certification designed for IT professionals involved in managing VMware solutions and systems.
What is the best way to get a VMware certified and How to become VMware certified professional?

The following screenshots can help you to better understand to become a VMware certified professional. Below is the certification path if you hold no VCP certification.

Guidelines: –

  • First choose your certification track (for example Data center virtualization, Network virtualization etc.), attend one of the required training which is mandatory otherwise you will not be able to achieve VMware certification
  • Second, clear foundation exam (i.e. online exam)
  • Third, clear VCP exam

For example, if I want to become VMware certified professional in Data center virtualization track then steps are as follows: –

Step 1. Gain experience with vSphere 6.7

Step 2. Attend one of the required training courses

  • VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6.7]
  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7]
  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] – On Demand
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.7]
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.7] – On Demand
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale Plus Troubleshooting Fast Track [v6.7]
  • VMware vSphere: Skills for Public Sector Administrators [V6.7]
  • VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop [V6.7]

Step 3. Pass one of the foundation exams

  • vSphere 6 Foundations
  • vSphere 6.5 Foundations
  • VMware vSphere 6.7 Foundations Exam 2019

Step 4. Pass one of the professional Data Center Virtualization Exams

  • VMware Certified Professional 6.5 – Data Center Virtualization exam
  • Professional vSphere 6.7 Exam 2019


Topics for this course

VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V7]

VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage [V3.0]

VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage [V6.7]

Kubernetes Foundations

VMware vRealize Operations: Install, Configure, Manage [V8]

VMware Site Recovery Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.2]

VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage [V8]

Kubernetes Cluster

VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [6.4]

VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7]

VMware NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud: Deploy and Manage

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7]

VMware Horizon Cloud Service: Deploy and Manage on Microsoft Azure

VMware Horizon 7:Install, Configure, Manage [V7.10]

VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer: Install, Configure, Manage

VMware vSphere with Tanzu: Deploy and Manage [V7]

VMware vRealize Automation: Orchestration and Extensibility [V8.1]

VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy [V7.1]

VMware Horizon 7: Design Workshop [V7]

VMware NSX: Microsegmentation [V6.3]


Material Includes

  • Duration: 6 Months
  • 28 hours on-demand video
  • 11 articles
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion


  • If you are fresher and want to start your career in VMware virtualization, then you must start with Data Center Virtualization track because this track is a kick start for VMware domain and after that you can do certification on any track. So for you guys VCP-DCV certification is recommended and latest certification information can be find out on above hyperlink (e.g. latest certification available on VSphere 6.7 version).
  • If you are experienced professional so you better know your track and current job demand so behalf on same you can select track and do certification.

Target Audience

  • System Administrators
  • System Engineers
  • Network Operators
  • Service Providers
  • Developers
  • Testers
  • Verification Engineers