Certified Kubernetes Application Development

18 June, 2024Hilversum, The Netherlands

1 day
In Person

Become a Kubernetes pro and learn the ins and outs of deploying applications on a cluster with this comprehensive DevOps Foundation-level training. Dive deep into the world of Kubernetes with our seasoned instructors to enhance your DevOps skills and get ready to ace the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) exam and earn your Cloud Native Computer Foundation certificate. 

Download training guide

Book this training

Book now

Any questions?

Michiel will gladly help you further with any personal or in-company needs you might have.

Get in touch


1 day


09:00 – 17:00









What will you learn?

This intensive one-day training is jam-packed with the tools and know-how to help you go from Kubernetes novice to expert. We blend theory and hands-on practice, guiding you through essential concepts to deploying a multi-tiered, highly available application on a Kubernetes cluster.

You’ll gain several practical skills such as containerization, application decoupling, monitoring, service discovery, rolling upgrades, data persistence, and best practices, getting you fully equipped to deploy your (cloud-native) apps on a cluster.   

Key takeaways

  1. Containerizing and deploying simple applications for Kubernetes. 
  2. Decoupling deployments using Kubernetes concepts. 
  3. Monitoring application health in Kubernetes.
  4. Identifying suitable service discovery methods. 
  5. Achieving rolling upgrades for Kubernetes apps. 
  6. Ensuring data persistence across container restarts. 
  7. Gaining best practice knowledge for Kubernetes. 
  8. CKAD certification ready.


  • Introduction to Kubernetes fundamentals. 
  • Kubernetes architecture and key components.
  • Containerization and (advanced) deployment strategies and techniques.
  • Service discovery and load balancing.
  • Application monitoring and health assessment.
  • Storage options and data management.
  • Rolling upgrades and version control.
  • Data persistence strategies in Kubernetes.
  • Best practices and proven strategies for running apps on Kubernetes.

Who is it for?

This training aims to support developers familiarizing themselves with Kubernetes and looking to conquer the complex challenge of (cloud-native) app creation and deployment. You’re ready to take on the challenge if you’re familiar with command-line tools, Linux environments, and programming languages like Golang, Node.JS, or Python. 


Basic knowledge of Kubernetes, command-line tools, and programming languages is beneficial. 

Why should I follow this training?

Gain DevOps skills

Gain in-demand DevOps skills and deploy apps like a pro.

Master Kubernetes

Master Kubernetes application deployment.

CKAD prep

Preparation help for CKAD certification Cloud Native Computer Foundation certificate and possibility for a retake.

Exam and Certification

The Kubernetes Application Developer exam (plus one retake) and Cloud Native Computer Foundation certificate are also included in the training. After passing the exam, you will receive your CKAD certificate, valid for 24 months, after which you will have to meet renewal requirements.  

Upon completion of the training and the subsequent certification exam, you’ll receive: 

  • The Kubernetes Application Developer certificate.

What else
should I know?

After registering for this training, you will receive a confirmation email with practical information. A week before the training, we will ask you about any dietary requirements and share literature if you need to prepare.

See you soon!

Course information

Our expert trainers are DevOps and Kubernetes gurus with hands-on experience in the field.  

CKAD exam includes problem-solving in a command line.

The certification is valid for 24 months, with renewal options.

Join Xebia Academy’s comprehensive learning journey options available to expand your knowledge further.

Meet the trainer

Bastiaan Bakker

Meet Bastiaan Bakker trainer at Xebia Academy. Bastiaan is a trainer and trains on behalf of Xebia the Phoenix Project Game – a DevOps Simulation Game. View Bastiaan’s full profile and training courses on Xebia Academy.

Download the Certified Kubernetes Application Development Training Guide

Also interesting for you

View all training courses
Introduction to Deep Learning for Computer Vision

Master neural networks and deep learning and understand AI’s visual capabilities with our two-day introductionary Deep Learning course.

Enrico Erler

Deep Learning
2 days


15 – 16 Jul, 2024



View training
Introduction to Generative AI

Get a non-technical introduction to the field of Generative AI and learn best practices when using Generative AI tools.

Lysanne van Beek

Generative AI
0.5 days


25 Jun, 2024



View training
Discovery & Validation Skills for Product Owners

Learn how to approach the critical parts of discovery and validation in the product development process with our Scrum Discovery & Validation Skills training.

Willem Vermaak

Agile Coach
Product Owner
Scrum Master
1 day
In Person


7 Jun, 2024



View training
GenAI-Powered Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO)

Learn how to leverage the power of Gen AI as product owner. Follow our GenAI-Powered Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO) training now!

Gino Shahidi

Product Management
Product Manager
Product Owner
2 days
In Person


13 – 14 Jun, 2024



View training
Building LLM Applications

Delve into the world of Large Language Models (LLMs) and state-of-the-art generative AI.

James Hayward

Generative AI
4 days


23 Jul, 2024



View training

Can’t find the course you’re looking for? There’s more!