VMware Dual Certification Training


Real-world experience for one of the fastest-growing technologies in the IT industry. Earn 2 certs in one with our proprietary, hands-on, lab-intensive course

VMware Dual Cert Boot Camp Overview




InfoSec's Authorized VMware Dual Certification (VCP5-DCV and VCAP5-DCD) Boot Camp is a 7-day accelerated, in-depth course that can help IT professionals build a foundation in important virtualization concepts. The VCP5-DCV (VMware Certified Professional- Data Center Virtualization) certification is for technology professionals who install, deploy, scale and manage VMware vSphere environments. The VCAP-DCD (VMware Certified Advanced Professional- Data Center Design) certification is for those who design large enterprise, multi-site virtualized environments.

We prepare you for class by giving you study material prior to the start of training along with expert VMware mentors to assist you throughout the course. Your skills will greatly increase through hands-on practice and exercises using remotely accessed pods of VMware servers.



  • 93%+ Pass Rate
  • 2 certifications! (nobody else offers both)
  • On-site exam proctoring
"Jeremy is a genius. I'm glad he is on our side. I would take another course with InfoSec in a heartbeat."

Jason P.


What You'll LEARN and DO

Some of the virtualization concepts you will learn to master during this hands on course...

  • Configure and manage ESXi networking and storage
  • Create, configure, migrate, manage, and monitor virtual machines and virtual appliances
  • Manage user access to the VMware virtual infrastructure
  • Use vCenter Server to monitor resource usage
  • Implement VMware vSphere High Availability and VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance (FT)
  • Use host profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance
  • Use vSphere distributed switches to scale networking
  • Use profile-driven storage and VMware vSphere Storage Distributed Resource Scheduler ™ to scale storage
  • Use VMware vSphere Update Manager™ to apply ESXi patches
  • Use VMware vSphere Management Assistant (vMA) to manage vSphere
  • Deploy ESXi, vCenter Server, and VMware vCenter Server™ Appliance™
  • Use VMware vSphere ESXi Image Builder command line interface (CLI) to create an ESXi image
  • Use VMware vSphere Auto Deploy to provision ESXi hosts
  • Apply a framework to a design
  • Design a storage solution to use vSphere in an enterprise
  • Design a network to use vSphere in an enterprise
  • Design compute resources for an enterprise
  • Design virtual machines to run applications in a virtual infrastructure
  • Design a virtual datacenter for an enterprise
  • Incorporate management and monitoring features in the design

What's Included

Our one-stop-shop boot camp will have you covered for the full seven days. Here is what is covered in your course admission package:

  • Intense School’s definitive, TOTAL immersion boot camp training experience
  • Proprietary VCP prep courseware, including practice questions and targeted exam prep
  • Intense instruction with no outside distractions
  • Intense School proprietary labs
  • Initial live instructor online session (attendance required for VCP candidates)
  • 30 days of pre-study access to self-paced training course
    • Streaming video of VCP core concepts and exam blueprint topics
    • Instant references and information
    • Online quizzes and tracking mechanisms
  • 30 days of pre-study access to official VCP lab pod with lab exercises
  • Seven full days of intense VCP Boot Camp training, labs and review with an experienced instructor
  • Hands-on practice and skills development on VMware labs via our VLabs environment
  • Exam voucher for the VCP5-DCV and VCAP-DCD exam
  • Onsite VCP testing (only available for students who complete the initial live session and complete the pre-study coursework)
  • Lunch provided on each day of class
  • Re-sit Guarantee
  • Free 2nd shot voucher if you don’t pass the VCP5-DCV the first time (VCAP exam vouchers are not eligible).  

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  • David S.

    Senior Consultant

    "knowledgable and passionate instructor"

    "I was impressed. The instructor was very knowledgeable about all the material and the industry. He is obviously passionate about virtualization and security which helps students to get excited about the material as well."

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  • Mari  T.

    Loehrs and Associates

    "real-world knowledge was just as valuable"

    "The VMware training was excellent. The material was excellent and the instructor's real-world knowledge was just as valuable as the course material. He was very personable and engaged the students."

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  • Sam C.


    "Over and above what was expected"

    "Over and above what was expected. I am sure his goal was that everyone in the class passed the written portion of the test, and he gave everyone the best advice to pass the exam. And I passed!"

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  • Jason P.



    "Jeremy is a genius. I'm glad he is on our side. I would take another course with InfoSec in a heartbeat."

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