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On this accelerated NetApp Certified Data Administrator course, you will learn the skills needed to perform in-depth support, administrative functions, and performance management for NetApp data storage controllers.

In just 2 days, you will learn how to implement high-availability controller configurations, and acquire detailed knowledge about technologies used to manage and protect mission-critical data. You will also learn how to:

  • Describe knowledge of physical storage systems
  • Describe how to manage Storage Virtual Machines (SVM)
  • Identify SnapLock concepts

At the end of this course, you’ll sit the NetApp NS0-162 exam, and achieve your NetApp Certified Data Administrator certification. Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll get certified at twice the speed of the traditional training and get access to courseware, learn from certified instructors, and train in a distraction-free environment.


This course is ideal for people with at least 6 to 12 months of field experience of implementing and administering NetApp data storage solutions in multiprotocol environments.


  • Module 1: Storage Platforms
  • Module 2: Core ONTAP
  • Module 3: Logical Storage
  • Module 4: Networking
  • Module 5: SAN Solutions and Connectivity
  • Module 6: NAS Solutions
  • Module 7: Data Protection
  • Module 8: Security
  • Module 9: Performance

Exam Track

At the end of this accelerated course, you'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered Certification Guarantee:

NetApp Certified Data Administrator (NS0-162) exam

  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Exam code: NS0-162
  • Languages: English. In countries where English is not the native language, candidates for whom English is not their first language will be granted a 30-minute extension to the allotted examination completion time.


Before attending this accelerated course, you should have:

  • At least 6 to 12 months of field experience implementing and administering NetApp® data storage solutions in multiprotocol environments.
  • Knowledge in implementing HA controller configurations, SyncMirror® software for rapid data recovery, or ONTAP® solutions with either single- or multi-node configurations.

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **

* For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts.
*** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.


Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass the first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course the first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9 am – 5 pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day of quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in the Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 135,000 professionals
  • For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
    ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts


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