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 "With the growth of virtualisation I felt I needed to gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of this topic and look towards certification. It was a pleasure to work with an instructor who was so enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the course."

Chris C (Banking) 2011

 

“Thank you, your support over the last year has been impeccable and we look forward to continuing to work with you.”

Owen S (contract worker) 2012

 

"Good course, excellent value for money and a discount voucher as well.  What more can you ask for?

James O (2012)


"I undertook the course, felt I needed it for career progression.  Instructor knew his stuff and was easy to speak to.  I took the the certification exam two weeks after the course and passed first time."

Phillip S (2011)

 

 

 



VMware

VMware is the global leader in virtualisation and infrastructure. They deliver customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling a more flexible, agile service delivery. VMware solutions help organisations of all sizes to lower costs, increase business agility and ensure freedom of choice.

 

As a member of the VMware IT Academy Program we are able to offer authorised courses leading to certification if you are a member of one of the following categories where on completion you will gain a 70% discount voucher towards the cost of certification:

1 - Full or part time student
2 - Unemployed
3 - Career changers
4 - Looking to gain additional knowledge and certification to enhance your career

 

*NOTE* By booking training with us you are confirming you comply with these categories and will be paying as an individual. 

 

VMware v6 is here and established in VCA, ICM and VCP levels.  We are pleased to be offering a full range of courses as shown below in a variety of formats, please see our Learning Strategy Guide to select the best method for yourself.  As an authorised VMware IT Academy all our courses are official and will enable the learner to work towards and gain the certification they have opted for and in addition qualify for a voucher greatly reducing the cost of the end certification.  VMware have modified their requirements in terms of recertification, which now is required every two years, this is a response to the rapidly changing nature of virtualisation and cloud infrastructure within the industry.

 

Role Certification Level Data Centre Virtualisation Cloud Management Desktop Mobility Network Virtualisation
Solution Design Architect VMware Certified Design Expert VCDX6-DCV

VCDX6-CMA

VCDX6-DT

VCDX6-NV

Implementation

VMware Certified Advanced Professional 

VCIX6-DCV

VCIX6-CMA

VCIX6-DTM

VCIX6-NV

Administration VMware Certified Professional VCP6-DCV 

VCP6-CMA (Cloud)

VCP6-DTM

VCP6-NV

Business IT VMware Certified Associate VCA6-DCV 

VCA6-CMA

VCA6-DTM

VCA6-NV

 

If you wish to study for the VCA certifications please follow the links above in the table which will take you to the VMware online course path.  

 

Want the best?  GRA has some of the best Academy Instructors in the world; and we are not just saying that.  One of instructors has one of the highest number of certification pass rates for academy students in the world; Ranked No. 4 in the World and No. 1 in Europe.

 


 
All delegates working with us, will use a full set of lab equipment as show in the diagram, being responsible for 2x ESXi servers, vServer and vClient with access to the SAN, therefore not having to share resources, but maximise their opportunity to gain a high degree of practical skills that can be transferred effectively within the work environment. In addition each delegate has their own electronic or hard copy of the official VMware course guides and lab manuals published by Gilmore which cannot be obtained outside the VMware Authorised Training Centre.

 

  • To register your interest in receiving training from GRA please complete the form within the "Contact Us" section of the website to ensure there are spaces available.
  • Confirm your place on the course.
  • Payments can be made through PayPal or direct bank transfer.

 

Learning Strategy Guide

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 VMware vSphere 6.0: Install, Configure and Manage

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 VMware vSphere 6.0: Optimise and Scale content Guide

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Course

Exam Code

Start Date

End Date

Course Details and fee

(Excl. VAT)

VMware VCA Exam Prep

VCA6

On request

On request

£20

In- Person + eBook

VMware vSphere 6.0: Install, Configure and Manage

vSphere 6 Foundations Exam

 20/02/2018

17/03/2018

21/04/2018

09/06/2018

14/07/2018

 

5 Days

£1100 

 In- Person + eBook

VMware vSphere 6.0: Optimise and Scale

 VCP6-DCV Exam

 26/02/2018

17/03/2018

21/04/2018

09/06/2018

14/07/2018

5 Days

£1200

 In- Person + eBook

VMware vSphere 6.0: Install, Configure, Manage

+

Optimise and Scale

  vSphere 6 Foundations Exam

+

VCP6-DCV Exam

 20/02/2018

26/03/2018

23/04/2018

11/06/2018

16/07/2018

10 Days

£2000

 Remote Blended Learning + eBook

VMware vSphere 6.0: Install, Configure and Manage

 vSphere 6 Foundations Exam

 20/02/2018

17/03/2018

21/04/2018

09/06/2018

14/07/2018

 10/03/2018

14/04/2018

19/05/2018

07/07/2018

11/08/2018

£700

Remote Blended Learning + eBook

VMware vSphere 6.0: Optimise and Scale 

VCP6-DCV Exam

 20/02/2018

17/03/2018

21/04/2018

09/06/2018

14/07/2018

 10/03/2018

14/04/2018

19/05/2018

07/07/2018

11/08/2018

£750

 Remote Blended Learning + eBook
VMware vSphere 6.0: Install, Configure, Manage

+

Optimise and Scale

 vSphere 6 Foundations Exam

+

VCP6-DCV Exam

20/02/2018

17/03/2018

21/04/2018

09/06/2018

14/07/2018

10/03/2018

14/04/2018

19/05/2018

07/07/2018

11/08/2018

£1300

Saving of £150

 

 

Upon the successful completion of the course students will be able to download a discount voucher worth 70% towards the cost of certification.  
For the “unproctored exam” voucher this can be used for 6 exams (up to 3 attempts at the ICM or 1ICM and 5 VCA courses).  For the “Proctored exam (Pearson Vue Testing centre) this can be used for 3 exams attempts.