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DOI DevOps Foundation Courses

DevOps Foundation Certification and Training Courses by the DevOps Institute

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Availability and prices of DOI DevOps Foundation courses

DevOps Foundation online courses (e-learning) with exam

In this showcase you will find a selection of online courses and self-study material concerning DevOps Foundation (DOFD®) within DevOps Institute qualification scheme.If you do not see a specific DevOps Foundation course or DevOps Foundation exam, please contact us.

DevOps Foundation online exam

In this showcase you will be able to purchase the DevOps Foundation exam voucher only (ITIL v4) to take the online exam on PeopleCert portal, in complete autonomy, 24 hours a day.

iLEARN is an ATO (Accredited Training Organization) of PeopleCert for DOI DevOps courses and exams
iLEARN is ATO of PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS for ITIL courses

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What is DevOps Foundation (DOFD®) certification?

The DevOps Foundation (DOFD®) certification is an esteemed credential that confirms an individual's comprehension of the fundamental principles and methodologies of DevOps. This certification is part of DevOps Institute, now part of PeopleCert, certification scheme. The DevOps Institute is a leading organization dedicated to advancing the adoption of DevOps practices worldwide.

The certification program encompasses a comprehensive range of topics, including cultural aspects, automation, continuous integration and delivery, measurement, collaboration, and communication practices.


Who should attend to the DevOps Foundation course of the DevOps Institute?

The DevOps Foundation course is suitable for a diverse range of professionals including IT professionals, software developers, project managers, IT operations staff, QA professionals, and business stakeholders. It provides a comprehensive understanding of DevOps principles and practices, making it valuable for individuals involved in software development, project management, IT operations, quality assurance, and those seeking to align DevOps with business objectives.


Which are the benefits of DOI DevOps Foundation training?

By obtaining the DevOps Foundation certification, professionals can showcase their expertise in DevOps principles and gain valuable skills to drive successful DevOps implementations. The DevOps Institute's ownership of this certification ensures that it aligns with industry best practices and carries significant recognition in the field of DevOps.

The DOFD DevOps Foundation training course provide a wide range of benefits, both for the individuals and the organizations.

Benefits for organizations:

  • Accelerated development cycles, fostering faster innovation
  • Minimized deployment failures, rollbacks, and recovery time
  • Enhanced communication and collaboration among teams
  • Improved efficiencies in software development and delivery
  • Reduced costs and the need for extensive IT staff

Benefits for individuals:

  • Common DevOps concepts and terminology
  • Benefits to the business and IT
  • Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, testing, security, and the Three Ways
  • DevOps relationship to Agile, Lean, and ITSM
  • Improved workflows, communication, and feedback loops
  • Automation practices including deployment pipelines and DevOps toolchains
  • Scaling DevOps for the enterprise
  • Demonstrate entry-level DevOps knowledge


How to get prepared to pass DevOps Foundation exam?

iLEARN offers DOFD® DevOps Foundation training courses is several delivery options:

  • DevOps Foundation classroom courses
    • on pre-scheduled dates: traditional classroom training at iLEARN premises
    • in-house: traditional classroom training scheduled based on client needs and at customer's or iLEARN premises
  • DevOps Foundation distant (virtual) courses: following a remote classroom by means of a web-conference
  • DevOps Foundation e-Learning / self-paced learning: training provided through our online learning management system from anywhere and anytime
  • DevOps Foundation self-study courses:  candidates will receive a series of pdf documents to prepare autonomously for the official examination

Earn PDUs with DevOps Foundation

Our DevOps Foundation training course can provide 16 Professional Development Units (PDUs) for holders of PMI certifications who need credits for their maintenance. Here below you can find more details about the PDUs allocation for the DevOps Foundation course:

  • Ways of Working (Technical): 9
  • Power Skills (Leadership): 5
  • Business Acumen (Strategic): 2

Please note that, in order to auto-declare PDUs attending this course provided by iLEARN, the purchase of the attendance confirmation (attendance certificate) in electronic format (pdf) is mandatory. Select the option to add the attendance confirmation at the moment of purchase and proceed to checkout. The PDUs are earned by following the course even if the certification exam is not successful. 

For more information about PDUs and how to claim them to maintain your PMI qualifications, please visit this page.


Details about iLEARN DevOps Foundation (DOFD®) courses


The DevOps Foundation course aims to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of DevOps principles, practices, and their benefits. The course focuses on introducing common DevOps concepts, terminology, and the relationship between DevOps and other methodologies such as Agile, Lean, and ITSM.

Who it is aimed at

  • IT Business Management
  • Stakeholders
  • Developers
  • Operations
  • QA and Testing Professionals
  • Consultants
  • Engineers
  • Architects
  • Administrators Integrators
  • Tool Providers


  • DevOps concepts and terminology
  • Core DevOps Principles
  • Key DevOps Practices
  • Business and Technology Frameworks
  • Culture, Behaviors and Operating Models
  • Automation and Architecting DevOps Toolchains
  • Measurement, Metrics, and Reporting
  • Sharing, Shadowing and Evolving


There are no prerequisites for studying or sitting the DOI DevOps Foundation certification exam. However, a basic knowledge of ITSM and Agile can be helpful.


  • Self-study course duration: 12 months available to download the self-study material
  • Classroom/distant course duration: 2 days
  • Online course (e-learning/self-paced delivery option) durations:
    • 30 platform access days
    • 1 year platform access


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Courses languages

English, French, Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese

Teacher language


Material course language

English, French, Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese

Exam type



DevOps Foundation (DOFD®) official certificate

This certification is subject to the PeopleCert Continuing Development Programme. Find out how and when to renew your certification.

Certificate type


Exam language

English, French, Spanish, Chinese, German, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese

Exam format

  • Duration of 60 minutes (25% extra time for candidates taking the exam in a language other than their native language)
  • Open book (it is possible to use the PeopleCert OTM - Official Training Material)
  • 40 multiple choice questions
  • Passing score: 26/40 marks - 65%

Frequently Asked Questions

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With the purchase of e-learning packages with 30 days and 1 year of duration, exam doesn’t have to be necessarily taken within the closing date of the account on the e-learning platform. The validity of the exam voucher code is 12 months starting from the issue date.

During the purchase process it is possible to register data and details of each participant. 

The activation date of the package can be selected during the purchase process on our website. The days of access to the course, indicated in the title of the product, will be calculated starting from the selected date. Payment must be completed before the activation date.

30 days or 1 year are to be considered as the period, so the days, during which it is possible to access the purchased training courses on our e-learning platform. These periods start on the activation date selected during the purchase process on our webiste. The activation date can be chosen and selected within 30 days from the purchase date. If you need more flexibility, do not hesitate to contact us.  


Exam voucher code is usually issued at the activation of the e-learning course, anyway it can also be issued at the end of the e-learning course of sent after 24/48 hours from the order date. In case of purchase for exam only, exam voucher code is issued at purchase confirmation, always after the receipt of payment.