VMware Certified Professional 6.5 - Data Center Virtualization (VCP6.5-DCV)

Improve your credibility and deliver business value to your organization by becoming VCP6.5-DCV certified. This industry-recognized certification validates that you know how to administer and troubleshoot vSphere V6.5 infrastructures, leveraging best practices to provide a scalable and reliable virtualization platform for your company. VCP6.5-DCV is our most popular certification with more than 100,000 professionals certified around the world.

Exams and recommended training

Path 1

If You are new to VMware Data Center Virtualization technology

1.

Gain experience with vSphere 6.5 (minimum 6 months recommended).

2.

Attend one of the required training courses:
VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (VICM) VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale (VOS) VMware vSphere: Fast Track (VVFT) VMware vSphere: Design and Deploy Fast Track (VSDDFT) VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop (VSTS) VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage plus Optimize and Scale Fast Track (VICMOSFT) VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale plus Troubleshooting Fast Track (VOS-VSTS-FT)

3.

Pass the following Exam: vSphere 6 Foundations Exam (2V0-620) or
vSphere 6.5 Foundations Exam (2V0-602)
Highly recommended course: VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (VICM)

4.

Pass the following Exam: VCP6.5-DCV (2V0-622)
Highly recommended course: VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale (VOS)


Path 2

If you have had previous vSphere 5.x training, but are not VCP certified (not valid for candidates who have an expired VCP certification).

1.

Attend the VMware vSphere 5.5 to 6.5: What’s New (VIWN) training course.

2.

Pass the following Exam: vSphere 6 Foundations Exam (2V0-620) or
vSphere 6.5 Foundations Exam (2V0-602)
Highly recommended course: VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (VICM)

3.

Pass the following Exam: VCP6.5-DCV (2V0-622)
Highly recommended course: VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale (VOS)


Path 3

If you hold a valid VCP6-DCV certification.

1.

Pass the following Exam: VCP6.5-DCV Delta (2V0-622D)
Highly recommended course: VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale (VOS)


Path 4

If you hold a VCP certification for any solution track that has not expired.

1.

Pass the following Exam: VCP6.5-DCV (2V0-622)
Highly recommended course: VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale (VOS)


Path 5

If you hold an expired VCP certification for any solution track.

1.

Attend one of the required training courses:
VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (VICM) VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale (VOS) VMware vSphere: Fast Track (VVFT) VMware vSphere: Design and Deploy Fast Track (VSDDFT) VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop (VSTS) VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage plus Optimize and Scale Fast Track (VICMOSFT) VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale plus Troubleshooting Fast Track (VOS-VSTS-FT)

2.

Pass the following Exam: vSphere 6 Foundations Exam (2V0-620) or
vSphere 6.5 Foundations Exam (2V0-602)
Highly recommended course: VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (VICM)

3.

Pass the following Exam: VCP6.5-DCV (2V0-622)
Highly recommended course: VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale (VOS)