VMware Certified Technical Associate – Application Modernization 2024 (VCTA-AM 2024)

The VMware Certified Technical Associate - Application Modernization 2024 (VCTA-AM 2024) certification validates an individual's foundational knowledge and skills in Application Modernization using VMware technologies, including VMware Tanzu. This certification is suitable for entry-level professionals who are interested in working with modern application development and deployment technologies. Job-roles associated with this certification include entry-level application developers and technicians.

The VMware Certified Technical Associate (VCTA) is a new credential offered by VMware that validates the skills and knowledge required by candidates performing operational tasks within a virtualized infrastructure, in areas across multi-cloud operations, networking, security, and device management. The training provides hands-on practice and learning for both new and experienced technical students.

The VCTA is for anyone new to the industry, whether as a newly graduating student, someone changing careers, or someone working in the industry and looking for opportunities to advance. The VCTA is built for those performing an operator job role, consisting of those Day 2 type of regular, repeated tasks typically delegated by administrators of virtualized environments.

Prepare for the exam by taking the available training aligned to the same objectives as the exam. This training is online and can be accessed through the VMware Learning Zone here.

You can take the exam at either a Pearson VUE test center or at a home, office or work location using the Pearson OnVue remote proctored solution. When registering for the exam, you will have the option of selecting your location to take the exam.

Note: PearsonVUE does not deliver OnVue remote proctored exams in the following countries: China, Cuba, Iran, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Sudan and Slovenia due to County Restrictions.

The VCTA exam is a proctored exam, meaning that as you take the exam, there will be a proctor monitoring the exam, to both protect the integrity of the exam as well as validate that the candidate is answering the questions on their own and not leveraging outside help or resources.

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Pass the Associate VMware Application Modernization exam
  • Associate VMware Application Modernization (1V0-71.21)

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