IT Professionals to Prep for Certification Exam with Docker Training Workshop
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Information technology professionals can register now for the Docker Certified Associate Training Program, a four-day workshop in December that helps people prepare for the Docker certification exam.
U of A Professional and Workforce Development — in partnership with BoxBoat Technologies, provider of expert implementation services for the container ecosystem — will offer Docker training designed for developers, operations and enterprise information technology teams. A basic understanding of the Linux command line is recommended but not required.
Register online no later than Dec. 9. The four-day training workshop is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, Dec. 10-13, at the Global Campus in Rogers, 3300 Market St., Suite 402. The cost is $1,499 for Arkansas residents and $1,999 for those who reside outside Arkansas.
"The U of A offers Docker training as an upskill course intended to serve IT professionals seeking advanced training to accelerate their careers," said Mark Berkowick, assistant director of workforce readiness at Global Campus. "Through input and feedback from the IT Readiness network of partners, Docker was identified as an area of need for training in Northwest Arkansas."
Workshop participants will learn how to integrate Docker into their organizational workflows, from development through operations.
The IT Readiness Program offers courses and workshops designed to help people begin or advance a career in information technology. Docker Certified Associate training is one of the training options showcased on the U of A Professional and Workforce Development website.
About the University of Arkansas Professional and Workforce Development: The University of Arkansas Professional and Workforce Development is a unit of the Global Campus, which supports U of A colleges and schools in the development and delivery of online, distance and workforce education programs and courses. It provides instructional design services, technology services and assistance with marketing, recruiting and strategic academic development.
About the University of Arkansas: The University of Arkansas provides an internationally competitive education for undergraduate and graduate students in more than 200 academic programs. The university contributes new knowledge, economic development, basic and applied research, and creative activity while also providing service to academic and professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University of Arkansas among only 3 percent of colleges and universities in America that have the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the University of Arkansas among its top American public research universities. Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas comprises 10 colleges and schools and maintains a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes personal attention and close mentoring.
Mark C. Berkowick, workforce assistant director
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