Software Testing - Introduction to DevOps



Just 2 Days



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27/9/2021 (Monday)


Learn how to adopt and use the DevOps methodology in your organisation - in just 2 days. On this accelerated Introduction to DevOps course, you’ll study the fundamental capabilities of the methodology to provide continuous software delivery, testing, development and monitoring.

You’ll also learn how to:

  • Adopt DevOps in your organisation
  • Use continuous testing, development and monitoring
  • Identify bottlenecks in a delivery pipeline
  • Use cloud to accelerate DevOps
  • Assemble a DevOps team and establish executive roles

Make DevOps work in your organisation as you expand agile practices, leverage test automation, build a delivery pipeline and experiment rapidly. On this accelerated course, you’ll be immersed in this agile methodology as you learn more with Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology.

This accelerated 2-day course is ideal for members of QA and development teams.

Four reasons why you should sit your DevOps course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be DevOps trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 2-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your DevOps course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass DevOps first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study DevOps with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 106.967 students saving more than one million hours since 2001



What is DevOps?

  • Understand the business need for DevOps
  • Recognising the business value of DevOps
  • Visualise how DevOps works

DevOps capabilities

  • Ways to adopt DevOps
  • Planning
  • Collaborative development
  • Continuous testing
  • Deployment
  • Continuous monitoring
  • Continuous customer feedback and optimisation

Adopting DevOps

  • Knowing where to begin
  • Identifying business objectives
  • Identifying bottlenecks in the delivery pipeline
  • People in DevOps
  • DevOps as a business process
  • Change management process
  • DevOps techniques
  • Infrastructure as code
  • Delivery pipeline
  • Deployment automation and release management
  • How cloud accelerates DevOps

Using DevOps to solve new challenges

  • Mobile applications, ALM processes, scaling agile, multiple-tier applications, DevOps in the enterprise, supply chains, and Internet of Things

Making DevOps work

  • Establishing executive roles
  • Assembling your DevOps team and setting goals
  • Learning from the DevOps transformation:
    • Expanding agile practices
    • Leveraging test automation
    • Building a delivery pipeline
    • Experimenting rapidly
    • Continuous improvement
  • Looking at the DevOps results
  • The common misconceptions of DevOps

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. 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 (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)


You should be familiar with:

  • Windows operating systems
  • Websites & browsers
  • General IT infrastructure

Some programming knowledge is useful.

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call (0)8 52 50 01 66 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.


We've currently trained 106.967 students in 12 years. We asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently,
96,66% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:

"I have really enjoyed the training which has allowed me to gain a grater understanding of DevOps and how it is applied throughout the development/testing life cycle."
Oliver Goff, Lloyds. (25/9/2019 (Wednesday) to 26/9/2019 (Thursday))

"Thank you to the instructor for taking us through the introductory journey of DevOps. She was organised and patient which helped me absorb the information presented during the course. I appreciated that we didn''t suffer death by power point as the instructor took the time to play games associated with DevOps and encouraged us to learn from each other which was incredibly useful."
Conor Wilson, Lloyds. (25/9/2019 (Wednesday) to 26/9/2019 (Thursday))

"Tutor is great and Wyboston hotel is lovely. "
Anonymous. (12/6/2019 (Wednesday) to 13/6/2019 (Thursday))

"The tutor for the course was good and the facilities are nice."
Anonymous. (12/6/2019 (Wednesday) to 13/6/2019 (Thursday))

"Firebrand have made accelerated learning less daunting, their facilities allow you to focus on your learning while all other needs are catered for, so you can focus on what you are there to do."
Joseph Naber, Games Workshop PLC. (18/2/2019 (Monday) to 19/2/2019 (Tuesday))

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