CloudBees CI & Jenkins Curriculum

Learn which courses are available as self-paced and instructor-led as well as their learning objectives.

Training and Certification by Role

CloudBees CI learning paths outlined by role.

Course Developer QA Engineer DevOps Engineer Administrator Operations Engineer Release Manager Engineering Manager
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* These courses will be released in early 2023.

CloudBees CI Essentials

Self-Paced Certification

About this course

This course is a high-level overview of core features of CloudBees CI. It explains the use cases of core features, as well as how they take your Jenkins experience to an enterprise level. As an entry point for exploring CloudBees CI capabilities, this course helps you understand how CloudBees CI works in a continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) environment.

Course duration is one hour.

What you will learn

  • Recognize the core terminology, main components, and use cases of CloudBees CI.
  • Define Pipelines and identify different project types and use cases.
  • Recognize capabilities that facilitate collaboration, efficiency, and standardization for your Pipeline jobs.
  • Recognize CloudBees CI proprietary features that increase developer productivity.
  • Identify CloudBees CI support tools and programs and how to access them.
  • Describe how CloudBees CI reliability technology helps minimize disruption and data loss.
  • Explain how CloudBees CI supports managing Pipeline builds, plugins, build resources, and configurations at an enterprise scale.
  • Describe security features and how CloudBees CI handles audit and compliance.

Audience

This course is for anyone who wants to become conversational and gain a high-level understanding of CloudBees CI.

Prerequisites

No training prerequisites are needed to take this course, but a basic understanding of continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) is helpful.

Certifications

After completing this course, you will be prepared for the following certification exams.

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CloudBees CI Essentials

Designed for everyone to test their conversational understanding of what CloudBees CI can do.

CloudBees CI Level 1: Basics

Self-Paced Instructor-Led Certification

About this course

This introductory course builds on the knowledge learned in the CloudBees CI: Essentials self-paced course. CI: Basics combines an informational and instructional curriculum with entry-level, hands-on lab exercises. Students will gain the experience of a basic user of CloudBees CI, as well as practical exposure to core features. These features are then explored in greater detail in more advanced training courses.

This course starts with an overview of DevOps concepts and how these concepts relate to CloudBees CI. Students will learn how to perform basic user tasks in CloudBees CI, including navigating the user interface, accessing information and jobs, and running an existing Pipeline. Implementation and configuration are covered in level 2 courses.

Course duration with lab exercises is approximately 4 hours; your time may vary. Optionally, earn a CloudBees CI Associate certification after this class starting in September 2022.

What you will learn

  • Distinguish between DevOps concepts.
  • Understand the relationship between CloudBees CI and DevOps concepts.
  • Access the operations center, controllers, and information on a controller.
  • Articulate the role of a CI Pipeline in the software development life cycle.
  • Examine a Jenkinsfile and describe the job process defined in it.
  • Run a Pipeline in CloudBees CI.
  • Analyze the logs after a Pipeline run is completed.
  • Explain additional job runs that may take place after a successful CI Pipeline run.

Audience

  • Anyone who needs introductory usage and hands-on experience with CloudBees CI.
  • End users in both managerial and implementation roles, such as individuals who need to navigate the CloudBees CI user interface, view and run jobs, or review job status.
  • Individuals who wish to take additional CloudBees CI Level 1 and Level 2 courses.
Roles may be:
  • DevOps Engineer
  • Developer
  • QA Engineer
  • Operations Engineer
  • Release Manager
  • Engineering Manager
  • Administrator

Prerequisites

  • Complete the following course:
  • The CloudBees CI Essentials certification is not required before this course but is recommended to ensure proficiency in this foundational knowledge.
  • General familiarity with the software development life cycle.

Certifications

After completing this course, you will be prepared for the following certification exams.
NOTE: Admins should skip to the CloudBees CI Admin Associate certification.

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CloudBees CI Associate

Users of CloudBees CI can test their basic usage and implementation knowledge. Admins should skip to the Admin Associate certification.

CloudBees CI Level 2: Pipeline Implementation

Self-Paced Instructor-Led Badges

About this course

This course builds on topics covered in CloudBees CI Level 1: Basics. It focuses on building and implementing Pipelines for CloudBees CI and reinforces learning with progressively more advanced hands-on exercises. Earn a CloudBees CI Pipeline Implementation digital badge after this class.

What you will learn

Students will be able to create and implement Declarative Pipelines, add features and functionality to control the Pipeline flow of execution, extend Pipeline functionality with shared libraries, and create Pipeline jobs with standardized templates.

Audience

This course is for anyone who oversees the entire DevOps process and needs hands-on implementation knowledge and experience for CloudBees CI Pipelines. It is also a required prerequisite for CloudBees CI Level 2: Pipeline Administration course.

Prerequisites

  • A basic understanding of scripting is recommended but not required.
  • Before proceeding, it is required that you have completed the CloudBees CI Level 1: Basics course and its prerequisites.

Digital Badges

After completing this course, you will be prepared for the following digital badge quizzes.

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CloudBees CI Pipeline Implementation

DevOps Engineers can test their knowledge of building and implementing Pipelines.

CloudBees CI Level 1: Administration

Self-Paced Instructor-Led Certification

About this course

This course combines informational and instructional curriculum with more advanced hands-on exercises focused on administrative tasks for CloudBees CI.

After completing this course, the student will gain hands-on guided experience with administrative tasks. More detailed implementation, configuration, and best practices for specific administrative tasks are covered in Level 2 courses.

Earn a CloudBees CI Admin Associate certification after this class, starting in December 2022.

What you will learn

Students will learn how to perform basic CloudBees CI administrative tasks in preparation for CloudBees CI Level 2 admin courses.

Audience

The course is for anyone who needs introductory, hands-on usage knowledge and experience for CloudBees CI administrative tasks. It is also a required prerequisite for CloudBees CI Level 2 admin courses.

Prerequisites

  • A basic understanding of command line usage, scripting, and security is recommended.
  • Before proceeding, it is required that you have completed the CloudBees CI Level 1: Basics course and its prerequisites.

Certifications

After completing this course, you will be prepared for the following certification exams.
NOTE: Admins can skip the CloudBees CI Associate certification and go straight to the CloudBees CI Admin Associate certification.

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CloudBees CI Admin Associate

DevOps Engineers, Administrators, and Operations Engineers can test their proficiency with CloudBees CI administrative tasks.

CloudBees CI Level 2: Administration series

Self-Paced Badges Certification

About this course

This series of courses provides advanced hands-on exercises focused on administrative tasks for CloudBees CI introduced in the CloudBees CI Level 1: Administration course.

Earn a CloudBees CI Admin badge after each course in the series. After successfully earning all the badges, validate your proficiency by taking the CloudBees CI Professional Admin certification exam.

NOTE: Courses and badges to be released throughout 2022 and 2023. Instructor-led training and the CloudBees CI Professional Admin certification exam to be released in 2023.

Digital Badges

Digital badges to be released throughout 2022 and 2023.

CloudBees Training and Certification FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions related to CloudBees self-paced and instructor-led training as well as CloudBees Certification