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Frequently Asked Questions

In a hurry ?  here are some of our frequently asked questions.

Before Purchase

Do you have a demo or example videos to see what the course is like? Also, do you have a course outline?
Are they any students I can connect with to get their experience or is there a forum to discuss for registered students?

Yes, please feel free to connect with the above students on twitter, Linkedin and ask their feedback.

Payments

How can I make payment?

After you filled the registration form on our website, you will receive your student number (PDSOID). Once the registration is done, you will receive an email from us which contains a dedicated purchase link. Payment can be done via this personal (dedicated) link via debit and credit cards. If you wish to make payments via PayPal, please reach out to us on [email protected]

Can you provide an invoice

After your registration process completes, please email us at [email protected] for an invoice with your details like company name, billing address, etc., We will be happy to help you with the same.

Do you offer discounts?

We offer both personal and corporate discounts, you can find more details below

Corporate Discounts:

10 – 19 students: 10% discount
20 – 29 students: 12% discount
30 or more students: 15% discount

To avail of corporate discounts, a full course fee must be paid in advance.

Personal Discounts

We evaluate personal discounts cases by need basis, please reach out to us on [email protected]  for more details.

Course Content and Lab Access

Do I have lifetime access to all the materials?

Yes, except labs you have lifetime access to everything. 

Can I extend my lab time?

Sure, You can extend the lab access using our lab extension page at https://www.practical-devsecops.com/lab-extension/.

Can I start my 30 days of lab access after I finish course videos?

Unfortunately, course material and lab are tied together and can’t be issued separately.

Are the videos online or can they be exported? is there an app version of this as well?

Yes, all videos are online and you have lifetime access to them however you can not export/download them to your local machine. You can make use of course guides and lab manuals for local access.

Yes, there is an app for you to view these exercises on the go.

Exam and Certification process

What to expect in the exam and certification process?

Our certification exams are online, scenario based, open book exams. You can read more about the certification process at https://www.practical-devsecops.com/exam-and-certification/

Do I have to clear the exam in 30 days?

Nope, you can take your exam whenever you want up to 6 months from your lab end date.
E.g, You started your course and labs on 1st January, your lab ends on 30th January. You have till 30th July to write the exam. After which your exam voucher will expire.

Is it a proctored exam in a specific exam center?

Nope, it’s an online exam. However, we might ask you to show us around the room (Before/During/After the exam).

What's the format of the exam/duration of the exam/is it practical or MCQ?

Our exams are practical in nature. You will need to solve 5 challenges by implementing DevSecOps pipelines in our lab.

You will have 12 hours (CDP) or 24 hours (CDE) to complete these 5 challenges. Based on your exam report, we will decide your result (pass/fail).

The partial score is considered for incomplete challenges.

The pass percentage is a minimum of 80%

Will the exam environment be similar to the course labs?

Yes, the exam environment will be similar but not identical to the course labs.

The exam guide will have more information about special cases and deviations.

Would you be providing a sample report for the exam?

Yes, you will receive a sample report as part of the exam guide.

Please use it to submit your exam report.

Can I retake the exam

Yes, 

Retake fee for either CDP or CDE exam is $100.

You can pay the re-exam fee at https://www.practical-devsecops.com/exam-retake/

Is there a cool off period for re-take after 1st attempt?

Yes, there is. Cool off period is 15 days from the 1st attempt.

You can reschedule your exam here.

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