Docker Online Training Course Overview

This training course is aligned with the Docker Certified Associate (DCA) Certification body and covers the fundamentals of Docker. You will be able to comprehend Docker and its role in the DevOps lifecycle; create images, containers, swarms, volumes, and networks; define Docker security client bundles and client-server authentication; and more.

Docker Certified Associate Course - Key Features

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  • 24 hours of instructor-led training
  • 2 course-end assessments
  • 3 lesson-end projects
  • Includes eBooks
  • Lesson-end knowledge checks
  • Industry-recognized Docker course completion certificate

Skills Covered

  • Docker
  • Image
  • Container
  • Service
  • Docker Commit
  • Docker commands
  • Registry
  • Cluster management and orchestration
  • Swarm
  • Node
  • Network
  • Storage and volumes
  • Security

Training Options

Blended Learning

$ 799

  • 90 days of flexible access to online classes
  • Lifetime access to high-quality, self-paced learning content designed by industry experts
  • Classes starting from:-
15th May: Weekday Class

Corporate Training

Customized to your team's needs

  • Blended learning delivery model (self-paced e-learning and/or instructor-led options)
  • Course, category, and all-access pricing
  • Enterprise-class learning management system (LMS)
  • Enhanced reporting for individuals and teams
  • 24x7 teaching assistance and support

Docker Associate Course Curriculum


Anyone interested in learning Docker will benefit from this Docker Certified Associate course. This DCA course also is well-suited for: Freshers, Software developers, Software engineers, Technical leads, System administrators.
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In order to take full advantage of this Docker training course, you will need to have a solid knowledge of Linux, including hands-on experience.
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Course Content

  • Section 1 - Self-paced Curriculum

    • Lesson 1 - Introduction

      • Docker Certification Training Introduction
      • Docker Pre-read
  • Section 2 - Live Virtual Class Curriculum

    • Lesson 1 - Course Introduction

      • What Is Docker?
      • Features of Docker
      • Virtual Machine vs. Docker
      • Industries Using Docker
      • Good To Know
      • Exam Information
      • Examination Format
      • Course Outline
      • Course Outcome
      • Course Components
      • Customer Support
      • Happy Learning
    • Lesson 2 - Introduction to Docker

      • Docker Introduction
      • Docker Properties
      • Installation of Docker Community Edition
      • Assisted practice: Install, Upgrade, and Uninstall Docker CE for Linux
      • Assisted practice: Configure Docker Daemon to Start on Boot
      • Docker: Architecture
      • Assisted Practice: Images and Containers
    • Lesson 3 - Image Creation, Management, and Registry

      • Objects: Images
      • Objects: Containers
      • Objects: Service
      • Dockerfile: Overview and Instructions
      • Assisted Practice: Create a Docker Image
      • Dockerfile: Layers of Images
      • Dockerfile: Flattening
      • Docker Commit
      • Docker Commands: Tag an Image
      • Assisted Practice: Image Tagging
      • Docker Commands: Filter and Format
      • Basic Docker Commands
      • Assisted Practice: Inspect, Remove and Prune an Image
      • Registry
      • Assisted Practice: Deploy a registry
      • Assisted Practice: Configure a registry
      • Assisted Practice: Log into a registry
      • Docker Push, Content Trust, and Pull
      • Assisted Practice: Push an image to a registry
      • Assisted Practice: Pull and Delete an Image
    • Lesson 4 - Orchestration

      • Container: Overview
      • Services and types (replicated and global)
      • Assisted Practice: Replicated and Global Service
      • Tasks
      • Assisted practice: Running Container vs. Running Service
      • Swarm
      • Nodes
      • Nodes: Manager nodes
      • Nodes: Worker nodes
      • Assisted practice: Setup Swarm Cluster with Manager and Worker Nodes
      • Assisted practice: Joining nodes to swarm
      • Assisted practice: Run a Container into a Running Services
      • Assisted practice: Demonstrate Locking in Swarm Cluster
      • Drain swarm node
      • Assisted practice: Draining the swarm node
      • Docker Inspect
      • Assisted practice: Inspect a service on the swarm
      • Compose
      • Compose: Configuration
      • Deploying Stack
      • Assisted practice: Convert an Application Deployment into a Stack
      • Manipulate services in stack
      • Scaling
      • Assisted practice: Increase Number of Replicas
      • Volumes
      • Assisted practice: Mount Volumes via Swarm Services
      • Bind Mounts
      • tmpfs Mounts
      • Networks
      • Bridge networks
      • Assisted Practice: Create a Bridge Network
      • Assisted Practice: Create a User-Defined Docker Bridge Network
      • Overlay networks
      • Host networking
      • Macvlan networks
      • Assisted practice: Add Networks and Publish Ports
      • Assisted practice: Troubleshoot a Service That Is Unable to Deploy
      • Labels
      • Assisted practice: Apply Node Labels, Inspect the Labels, and Filter Swarm Nodes by Labels
      • Quorum of managers
      • Recovering from Losing the Quorum
      • Services with template
      • Assisted practice: Demonstrate the Usage of Templates
      • Containerizing legacy application
    • Lesson 5 - Networking

      • Network Architecture
      • Container Networking Model
      • Container Networking
      • Use Cases of Network Drivers
      • Assisted practice: Create an Overlay network
      • Assisted practice: Deploy a Service on Overlay Network
      • Assisted practice: Create a Host network
      • Assisted practice: Create Macvlan network
      • Logs
      • Network Troubleshooting
      • Assisted Practice: Troubleshooting container networking
      • Identifying Ports
      • Publishing Ports
      • Assisted Practice: Publishing Ports
      • Traffic
      • Assisted Practice: Configure Docker to Use External DNS
      • Docker Link
      • Creating a Docker image and creating a replicated service on swarm cluster
    • Lesson 6 - Installation and Configuration of Docker Enterprise

      • Docker Enterprise: Overview
      • Docker Enterprise : Features
      • Docker Enterprise Installation: Repository
      • Assisted Practice: Install Docker Enterprise
      • Docker Enterprise Installation: Package
      • Uninstall Docker Enterprise
      • Post-Installation Steps for Linux
      • Universal Control Plane (UCP)
      • Installation of UCP
      • Assisted Practice: Install Docker Universal Control Plane
      • Joining Manager Nodes
      • UCP: High Availability
      • UCP: Load Balancer
      • Docker Enterprise: Swarm Service
      • Access Control
      • Grant: Subject
      • Assisted Practice: Create and Manage Teams and Users
      • Grant: Role
      • Grant: Resource Collections
      • Grant Permissions
      • Deploying a Service
      • Docker Trusted Registry (DTR)
      • DTR Architecture
      • Networks and Volumes
      • Installation of DTR
      • Assisted Practice: Install Docker Trusted Registry
      • DTR: High Availability
      • DTR: Load Balancer
      • Deploy Docker EE for AWS
      • Creating a Grant with Custom Roles
    • Lesson 7 - Security

      • Docker Security
      • Docker Daemon
      • Linux Kernel Capabilites
      • Docker Content Trust
      • Sign an Image
      • Assisted Practice: Describe the Process of Signing an Image
      • Assisted Practice: Demonstrate an Image Passing Security Scan
      • Client Bundle
      • Assisted Practice: Create UCP Client Bundles
      • UCP: Worker and Manager Nodes
      • Configuration of Certificates
      • Swarm Security and TLS
      • Roles and Secrets
    • Lesson 8 - Storage and Volumes

      • Docker Engine
      • Repositories
      • Assisted Practice: Push an Image to Docker Hub
      • Docker Storage Drivers
      • Storage Drivers: Images, Containers, and Layers
      • The Copy-on-Write (COW) Strategy
      • Data Volumes
      • Logging Drivers
      • Assisted Practice: Logging Drivers
      • Swarm Backup
      • UCP: Backup and Restore
      • DTR: Backup and Restore
      • Assisted Practice: Setup Swarm, Configure Managers, Add Nodes, and Setup a Backup Schedule
      • Graph Driver
      • DeviceMapper
      • Assisted Practice: Select Storage Driver and Configure Device Mapper
      • Persistent Storage
      • Cleaning of Images
      • Assisted Practice: Demonstrate How to Use Storage Across Cluster Nodes
      • Disaster Recovery

DCA Exam & Certification

Docker Certified Associate (DCA) Certification Training Course
  • What is Docker Certified Associate? What are the benefits of this Docker certification?

    The Docker Certified Associate (DCA) exam validates your skills as an experienced Docker practitioner, acting as a foundational benchmark for real-world Docker skills across the container industry. Professionals with this Docker certification will set themselves apart as uniquely qualified to run enterprise workloads at scale with Docker Enterprise Edition and may display the certification logo on their resumes and social media profiles.

  • Who can benefit from this Docker Certified Associate Training course?

    This DCA online course will be of benefit mainly to:

    • Cloud professionals
    • Developers
    • Solutions architects
    • Testers
    • Release engineers
    • Systems administrators

  • How long is the Docker Certified Associate exam?

    It consists of 55 questions to be completed over 80 minutes, covering essential skills on the Docker Enterprise Edition.

  • How much does the Docker Certified Associate examination cost?

    The registration fee is $195.

  • When will the Docker exam results be out?

    After having completed the Docker Certified Associate exam, you will get your results immediately via a score report on the testing screen. 

  • How long is the Docker certification valid?

    The certification has a validity of two years.

  • If I do not pass the Docker exam, how soon can I retake it?

    If you fail the Docker Certification exam in the first attempt, you may retake the exam after 14 days. 

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    To obtain the Docker Certified Associate training course certification, you must:

    • Complete 85 percent of the online self-learning course or attend 1 complete batch of this training
    • Pass any one of the course-end assessment tests with a minimum score of 80 percent

  • What are the system requirements to take the exam?

    You must have a computer with:

    • Chrome or Chromium browser
    • Strong internet access
    • Webcam
    • Microphone, speakers, and headset

  • Do you provide any practice tests as part of this course?

    Yes, we provide a practice test as part of this course to help you prepare for the actual certification exam. You can try this free Docker Certified Associate Exam Dumps to understand the type of tests that are part of the course curriculum.

Why Simplilearn

Simplilearn’s Blended Learning model brings classroom learningexperience online with its world-class LMS. It combines instructor-led training, self-paced learning and personalized mentoring to provide an immersive learning experience

  • Self-Paced Online Video

    A 360-degree learning approach that you can adapt to your learning style

  • Live Virtual Classroom

    Engage and learn more with these live and highly-interactive classes alongside your peers

  • 24/7 Teaching Assistance

    Keep engaged with integrated teaching assistance in your desktop and mobile learning

  • Online Practice Labs

    Projects provide you with sample work to show prospective employers

  • Applied Projects

    Real-world projects relevant to what you’re learning throughout the program

  • Learner Social Forums

    A support team focused on helping you succeed alongside a peer community

Docker Online Course FAQs

  • What is Docker and why is it used?

    Docker is one of the most important and widely used tools in the DevOps pipeline. It makes creating, deploying, and running applications easier by using containers.

  • Why learn Docker?

    Docker is the tool that developers use locally to build, manage, and distribute containers. Docker is one of the most sought after skills among the various tools in the DevOps toolchain, garnering a salary of $100K+ in the United States. Top companies, including Adobe, SAP, VMware, and IBM, use Docker in their DevOps methodologies. 

  • What are the career opportunities for Docker Certified Associates?

    After learning Docker, you can shift to a career in DevOps. Docker is one of the fundamental tools in the DevOps pipeline. Job roles suitable for a Docker Certified Associate are:

    • DevOps engineer
    • DevOps consultant
    • Release manager
    • DevOps architect

  • How do I enroll in this Docker Certified Associate online training course?

    You can enroll at our website and make an online payment using any of the following options:
    ·     Visa credit or debit card
    ·     MasterCard
    ·     American Express
    ·     Diner’s Club
    ·     PayPal

    Once payment is received, you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

  • Is this a live training or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

    All of the classes are conducted live online. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during class time. We do, however, provide recordings of each session you attend for your future reference.

  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, you can view our refund policy.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

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