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VMware Certified Professional 5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP5-DCV)

Path 1: Just starting with Data Center Technologies.
1 Completion of one of the following six courses is REQUIRED:
By request only: VCP6-DCV qualifying courses will be accepted towards gaining a VCP5-DCV certification. In order to process your request, please send an email to certification@vmware.com that includes your Candidate ID and myLearn account email.
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vSphere: Optimize & Scale [V5.5] Classroom
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2 Choose and pass one of the following exams and get certified:

VMware Certified Professional 5 ‐ Data Center Virtualization (VCP5‐DCV)
Exam Request VCP510 Exam Authorization
(Retires 11/30/15)
Exam Request VCP550 Exam Authorization
Path 2: If you have any valid VCP certification.
1 Completion of the course below is RECOMMENDED, not required.
By request only: VCP6-DCV qualifying courses will be accepted towards gaining a VCP5-DCV certification. In order to process your request, please send an email to certification@vmware.com that includes your Candidate ID and myLearn account email.
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2 Choose and pass one of the following exams and get certified.

VMware Certified Professional 5 ‐ Data Center Virtualization (VCP5-DCV)
Exam Request VCP510 Exam Authorization
(Retires 11/30/15)
Exam Request VCP550 Exam Authorization
Path 3: you have completed a 5-day course that qualified for VCP4-DCV Certification, but did not pass the VCP4-DCV exam.
1 Completion of one of the following courses is REQUIRED:
By request only: VCP6-DCV qualifying courses will be accepted towards gaining a VCP5-DCV certification. In order to process your request, please send an email to certification@vmware.com that includes your Candidate ID and myLearn account email.
vVMware vSphere: What's New [V5.0] Classroom
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VMware vSphere: What's New [V5.1] Classroom
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vSphere: What's New [V4.X to V5.5] Classroom
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2 Choose and pass one of the following exams and get certified:

VMware Certified Professional 5 ‐ Data Center Virtualization (VCP5‐DCV)
Exam Request VCP510 Exam Authorization
(Retires 11/30/15)
Exam Request VCP550 Exam Authorization
Path 4: If you are a current VCP5-DCV who took exam VCP510 and now needs to recertify.
1 Pass the following exam. Please note, this exam will be retired as of December 31, 2015. This exam can only be used towards recertification if your recertification deadline is prior to December 31, 2015.
VMware Certified Professional 5 – Data Center Virtualization Delta Exam Exam Request VCP550D Authorization
Path 5: If you have an expired VCP Certification for any solution track.
1 Completion of one of the following courses is REQUIRED:
By request only: VCP6-DCV qualifying courses will be accepted towards gaining a VCP5-DCV certification. In order to process your request, please send an email to certification@vmware.com that includes your Candidate ID and myLearn account email.
Please note, the course used to earn your expired certification cannot be used towards this new certification – you must take another class.
vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.5] Classroom
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vSphere: Fast Track [V5.5] Classroom
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vSphere: Optimize & Scale [V5.5] Classroom
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VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop [V5.5] Classroom
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vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop [V5.1] Classroom View Schedule
vSphere with Operations Management: Fast Track [V5.1] Classroom
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2 Choose and pass one of the following exams and get certified:

VMware Certified Professional 5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP5-DCV)
Exam Request VCP510 Exam Authorization
(Request VCP550 Exam Authorization

VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 – Data Center Administration (VCAP5-DCA)

1 Required Prerequisite: Any VCP Certification based on [v5.x]
vSphere: Optimize & Scale [V5.1]
* Completion is RECOMMENDED
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vSphere: Optimize & Scale [V5.5]
* Completion is RECOMMENDED
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vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop [V5.5]
* Completion is RECOMMENDED
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2 Choose and pass one of the following exams:
VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 ‐ Data Center Administration (VCAP5‐DCA) Lab-based Exam Request VDCA550 Exam Authorization

VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 – Data Center Design (VCAP5-DCD)

1 Required Prerequisite: Any VCP Certification based on [v5.x]
vSphere: Design Workshop [V5.x]
* Completion is RECOMMENDED
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2 Choose and pass one of the following exams:
VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 ‐ Data Center Design (VCAP5‐DCD) Scenario-based Exam Request VDCD550 Exam Authorization

VMware Certified Design Expert 5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCDX5-DCV)

1 Required Prerequisite: VCAP5‐DCA and VCAP5‐DCD certified
vSphere: Design Workshop [V5.x]
* Completion is RECOMMENDED
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2 Submit and successfully defend a data center virtualization design and get certified
VMware Certified Design Expert 5 ‐ Data Center Virtualization (VCDX5‐DCV) Design Defense Download Application