VMware Certifications

VMware offers world-class certification programmes to ensure and validate the technical competencies and expertise needed to install, manage, deploy and support VMware software. You will also be able to illustrate your ability to operate and maintain VMware cloud environments, giving companies the confidence and peace of mind that their IT employees have the skills and experience needed to be successful in the cloud era. VMware’s role-based framework matches VMware certifications to both the roles that companies need to effectively design, operate, and evolve their cloud environment, and to the key technology solution areas that support the evolution to the cloud.


Available certifications are:
  • Cloud Management and Automation
  • Data Center Virtualisation (vSphere 6)
  • Desktop and Mobility
  • Network Virtualisation

Migration from v5 to v6 find out more

Certification Roadmap:


If you are still unsure of which path is the right one for you, www.vmwarelearningpaths.com can help you to work it out, based on your job role and the topics you wish to cover.

VCP Benefits

Your VMware certification comes with many benefits:

  • Recognition of your technical knowledge and skills
  • Greater opportunities for career advancement
  • Official transcripts
  • Use of the certification logo
  • Access to the exclusive portal & logo merchandise store


  • Invitation to beta exams and classes
  • Discounts from VMware Press
  • Discounted admission to VMware events
  • Complimentary VMware Workstation license (for new VCP5-DCV certifications)
  • When you earn a VCDX certification you also receive:
  • Free polo shirt
  • Press release support
  • Bio featured in the VCDX Directory
  • Opportunity to provide specific feedback that reaches the right product engineers
  • Membership in the vExpert community and access to its benefits

VMware Fast Tracks

By popular demand, the VMware vSphere Fast Track is back and better than ever. The newly enhanced, five-day training combines courses, VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage and VMware vSphere: Automation with vSphere PowerCLI to ensure that you have the skills needed to reduce IT costs while improving efficiency, availability, flexibility and manageability.