Understand volume mode, access modes and reclaim policies for volumes
Understand persistent volume claims primitive
Know how to configure applications with persistent storage
The CKA exam is based on Kubernetes v1.28
The CKS exam is based on Kubernetes v1.28
The CKS and CKA exam environments will be aligned with the most recent K8s minor version within approximately 4 to 8 weeks of the K8s release date
Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) candidates must have taken and passed the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam prior to attempting the CKS exam.
CKS may be purchased but not scheduled until CKA-JP certification has been achieved.
CKA Certification must be active (non-expired) on the date the CKS-JP exam (including Retakes) is scheduled.
Please review the Candidate Handbook, Curriculum Overview and Exam Tips along with other recommended resources below.
Active (non-expired) CKA certification is a prerequisite for the CKS exam.