Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)

Certified Kubernetes Administrator path



This Kubernetes Operations course builds on CKAD - Kubernetes Fundamentals by digging deeper into how Kubernetes works. It covers advanced features and use-cases to prepare engineers for the day-to-day reality of creating, maintaining and debugging Kubernetes clusters in production



  • Installing, upgrading, and maintaining Kubernetes
  • Cluster architecture and topologies
  • Advanced features: networking, storage and ingress
  • Zero-downtime deployments and secrets management
  • Maintaining etcd
  • Enterprise RBAC and authentication
  • Interactive production cluster debugging
  • Testing cluster security
  • Comparison of cloud-provider Kubernetes offerings
  • Self-service, multi-tenant Kubernetes platforms for enterprises


Who should attend

  • This course prepares attendees to run production Kubernetes clusters. The course is also suitable for technical managers who want a better understanding of an SRE’s role in Cloud Native application delivery.
  • This course prepares attendees for the CKA Certified Kubernetes Administrator exam.



Learning outcomes

  • Gain a deep understanding of containers and experience first hand how they are relevant to the modern web stack through Kubernetes. 
  • Install and configure a Kubernetes cluster, containerise and deploy an application, secure its networking, and securely provision secrets into the cluster.  
  • Understand how to run production Kubernetes clusters, including a range of topology and upgrade approaches, automated deployment and rollback strategies, and low-level cluster maintenance challenges. 
  • Cluster debugging exercises strengthen attendees’ skills with hands-on scenarios intended to challenge their understanding
  • Gain an operational understanding of networking, storage and ingress, as well as failure detection and remediation with testing patterns for clusters and workloads. 
  • Network security and enterprise RBAC patterns, and practice with hands-on debugging scenarios provide concrete examples of production failure cases and debugging workflows.



  • EUR 1.050 per seat 
  • GBP 950 per seat 
  • Private training available upon request


16 September 2021

Scheduled dates

Thursday 16 September 2021

Friday 17 September 2021

Duration: 2 days
Location: Online
Language: English
Time: 10.00-17.30
Price: € 1049.83

11 November 2021

Scheduled dates

Thursday 11 November 2021

Friday 12 November 2021

Duration: 2 days
Location: Online
Language: English
Time: 10.00-17.30
Price: € 1050.00