DevOps Beginner Self-Paced
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English, Ukrainian

Do you wish to learn more about the DevOps engineer profession and try your skills in this direction? Then we invite you to participate in the DevOps Beginner self-study program — a course for those who possess basic skills in computer network and wish to grow their knowledge of this sphere.

Self-paced courses from EPAM are available on the EPAM Learn educational platform. This course consists of video lectures, hands-on assignments, and knowledge tests to help you enhance your skills. It starts as soon as you register on this page: the course has no fixed start/end dates. The participants will be able to study the provided materials at a convenient pace. Anyone is encouraged to register for the course since no practical experience or technical skills are required — yet, it would be easier to master the program having a basic understanding of the OOP principles.

After the successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate from EPAM and further course recommendations for career development in this direction.

Highlights of this course

You will learn the basics of computer networks, including the OSI model, the TCP/IP stack, and common protocols. The course includes topics on Linux, package management, and the command line. In the Bash module, we will review running commands, writing scripts, variables, conditional statements, and logical operations. You will learn how to use Git to work with GitHub, and in the Python section, we will take a detailed look at the virtual environment, working with data types, lists, sets, and dictionaries.

This program format does not allow you to continue your studies in the EPAM Laboratory. Its goal is to provide the participants with essential, relevant, and topical knowledge for the career start. Among the other advantages of the course:

  • You can pass it at a convenient pace, anytime and from anywhere.
  • It allows you to lay a solid foundation for your future studies in the Front-End direction.
  • The program consists of up-to-date high-quality materials that reflect the current state of the IT industry.
  • EPAM experts from all over the world participated in the creation of this course to make it perfect for beginners.
  • This is a free educational opportunity for everyone who wishes to study under the guidance of the best EPAM mentors.
What is required for training:
  • Recommended level of English proficiency — Pre-intermediate (A2) and higher.
  • Analytical thinking and creativity in solving non-standard tasks.
  • Basic knowledge of IT concepts and basic skills in software operation.
How to get started?
  1. Click the "Register" button on this page, create your profile and fill in the required information.
  2. Optionally, pass the English test to check your level. You can find it in your profile after you've registered on the program.
  3. Check your email. A link to the course will be sent to you after registration. If you did not receive the email immediately, check Spam and Promotions folders.
  4. Start the course on the EPAM Learn portal and join the discussion on Discord!
What will you learn?

Computer Networking 

  • Overview of computer networking 
  • OSI model 
  • TCP/IP stack 
  • Common protocols 
  • Subnetworks and routing 


  • Knowledge of Linux development and major distributions 
  • Package management tools and repositories 
  • Basics of using the Linux command line 
  • Linux standard directory structure 
  • Security and file permissions 


  • Running commands 
  • Scripts 
  • Variables 
  • Conditional operators 
  • Pipelines & Logical Operator 


  • GitHub 
  • Git graphical tools 
  • Tags 
  • Remotes 
  • Stash 


  • Virtual Environment 
  • Datatypes and Basic Operations 
  • Lists, Sets, Tuples and Dicts 
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