Two Available VCP5-DCV Exams


Note: Both of these exams will be retired on March 31, 2017. Please see this announcement for complete details and timing.

There are two exams associated with the VMware Certified Professional 5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP5-DCV) Certification. Select the appropriate exam for your situation based on the information below and within the exam blueprint.

If you do not hold a current VCP certification, passing the VCP550 exam will earn VCP5-DCV certification if you have successfully completed an approved qualifying course.

If you are already VCP certified, passing the VCP550 will recertify you.

If you are already VCP5-DCV certified, passing either the VCP550 or VCP550D will recertify you.

vSphere 5.5 Based Exam – Exam Code VCP550

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vSphere 5.5 Delta Exam – Exam Code VCP550D

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Approved Courses

Attendance at one of these courses, in combination with passing the VCP550 exam, is required to earn VCP5-DCV certification.

The following courses are appropriate for general candidates.

The following courses are only recommended for candidates who have significant experience with VMware vSphere 5.x technology and a high level of comfort with the exam objectives.

The following courses fulfill the course requirement only for candidates who have already achieved the VCP4-DCV certification or have attended a VCP4-DCV qualifying class.