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Drive faster and more reliable software build and release cycles with DevOps. Learn the skills, tools, and processes to deliver business benefit and map out an implementation strategy for DevOps within your team.  

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22 Mar 2021

Time commitment
6 weeks (8-10 hours per week) 100% online
A$ 1600 incl GST

Industry partners:

100% online, mentor supported, workplace ready

Why DevOps

Development and Operations (DevOps) is a set of tools and practices that automates processes helping build, test, and release software faster and more reliably. Walk away with a DevOps strategy that can be implemented in the workplace. Delivered completely online with Australia's leading DevOps consultancy Thoughtworks, have the confidence that the content you're learning is the industry's best. 


What you'll learn
  • Define and discuss the key concepts and principles of DevOps 
  • Comprehend and articulate business benefits of DevOps and continuous delivery 
  • Explain the concepts of test automation, infrastructure automation, and build and deployment automation and apply them in your team 
  • Critically evaluate how DevOps relates and benefits Lean and Agile methodologies.  
  • Explore case studies of IT organisations transforming to adaptive IT and DevOps models.  
  • Discuss the critical success factors for DevOps implementation 
  • Analyse, critique, and recommend DevOps models and workflow within an organisational context 
  • Appraise and select an appropriate strategy for continuous improvement including automation 
How it works

This course helps mid-senior level managers, technical staff, or those with a less technical background learn the foundational concepts, tools, and knowledge of how DevOps can assist your company digitally transform.​ ​


By the end of this course, you'll complete a DevOps implementation strategy for your business, and be prepped for an optional DevOps certification with our industry partner, the DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA).  

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After completing an RMIT Future Skills course, you will earn an RMIT credential which can be validated, recognised and shared on social media platforms.

Course Structure

Module 1

Understanding DevOps concepts and principles

History, principles, and drivers for DevOps in digital transformation 

Business case for DevOps 

Performance metrics and performance indicators 

Module 2

Roles and responsibilities within DevOps

Removing silos  

Evaluating roles and responsibilities within DevOps 

Autonomous teams and DevOps ways of working 

Module 3

DevOps and the modern digital organisation

How to develop a DevOps culture 

Organisational models for digital transformation 

DevOps at scale 

Module 4

Continuous delivery

Foundations of continuous delivery 

Continuous delivery pipelines and minimum viable products (MVP) 

Processes of automation 

Module 5

Running in production

Introduction to service management 

Measuring success with targets and metrics 

Observability and analysis 

Module 6

Advanced DevOps

Emerging trends in DevOps 

Advanced microservice and architecture 

Final project 

Learn with Industry Experts

Get ready to meet some of the biggest names in the business

Evan BottcherSubject Matter Expert

RMIT Online has built our courses in partnership with industry, providing you with the latest industry insights and best practices from the real world of work. Our subject matter experts on this course include people like Evan Bottcher. Evan is the Head of Engineering at Thoughtworks Australia and has more than two decades of experience building and integrating systems, providing clients with advice on technology strategy, enterprise architecture and software delivery practices. 


Paul MateosExpert Industry Mentor

Our industry mentors are available to provide 1:1 feedback and guidance on your course work. Mentors on this course include people like Paul Mateos. Paul is a certified DASA DevOps trainer with 20 years industry experience in development, quality assurance, and APM, fuelled by his passion for continuous learning. Paul has implemented CI/CD frameworks for private and government sectors, and open source automation tools and DevOps practices.  

Learner success teamRMIT Online

Our learner success team are here to help you with 1:1 coaching, tips on how to successfully study online, and any questions or concerns you may have. 

Why choose RMIT Online

Get a world-class education and transform your career.

Real world skills

Develop skills that have been validated by industry, while getting credentialed by a world-leading university.

Industry connected

You'll gain knowledge and practical skills from renowned industry partners who are at the forefront of their field.

Flexible delivery

Advance your career while you study. RMIT Online courses let you balance work, study and life commitments.

Supported community

Be guided by a network of industry experts and peers, and supported by our dedicated success team.

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