Cloudera - CCA Administrator



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1/4/2024 (Monday)


On this accelerated Cloudera Certified Associate (CCA) Administrator course, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge on the core systems and cluster administrator skills, and implement them into your business.

In just 2 days, you’ll also learn basic and advanced configuration needed to effectively administer a Hadoop cluster and how to enable relevant services and configure the cluster to meet goals defined by security policy; demonstrate knowledge of basic security practices. You’ll learn to:

  • Install Cloudera Manager server and agents
  • Configure a service using Cloudera Manager
  • Efficiently copy data within a cluster/between clusters

At the end of this course, you’ll sit the Cloudera Certified Associate Administrator exam and achieve your Cloudera CCA certification. Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll get access to courseware, learn from certified instructors, and train in a distraction-free environment.


This course is ideal if you are one of the following:

  • Data Scientists
  • Technical Architects
  • Software Developers
  • Testing professionals
  • Mainframe Professionals
  • Project/Program Managers
  • Data Analytics Professionals
  • Business Intelligence Professionals
  • Students looking to start a career in Big Data


Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study


  • Module 1: Install -Demonstrate an understanding of the installation process for Cloudera Manager, CDH, and the ecosystem projects.
  • Module 2: Configure - Perform basic and advanced configuration needed to effectively administer a Hadoop cluster
  • Module 3: Manage - Maintain and modify the cluster to support day-to-day operations in the enterprise
  • Module 4: Secure - Enable relevant services and configure the cluster to meet goals defined by security policy; demonstrate knowledge of basic security practices
  • Module 5: Test - Benchmark the cluster operational metrics, test system configuration for operation and efficiency
  • Module 6: Troubleshoot - Demonstrate ability to find the root cause of a problem, optimise inefficient execution, and resolve resource contention scenarios

Exam Track

As part of this accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered Certification Guarantee:

Cloudera Certified Associate Administrator (CCAE131)

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Exam code: CCA131
  • Passing score: 70%
  • Languages: English
  • Number of questions: 8–12 performance-based (hands-on) tasks on pre-configured Cloudera Enterprise cluster
  • Format: Each CCA question requires you to solve a particular scenario. Some of the tasks require making configuration and service changes via Cloudera Manager, while others demand knowledge of command line Hadoop utilities and basic competence with the Linux environment

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.


There are no prerequisites for this accelerated course, however, a background in system administration or equivalent training is strongly recommended.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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