Your Roadmap to Success: 5 Steps to Prep for the NCA Certification Exam

  • 7 September 2023
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Your Roadmap to Success: 5 Steps to Prep for the NCA Certification Exam
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Are you getting ready to take the NCA certification exam or thinking about pursuing the NCA certification? Continue reading to find out 5 ways to prepare for the exam. 

Nutanix certifications are a great way to prove your knowledge, position yourself for advancement, and stand out in a competitive job market. Our popular Nutanix Certified Associate (NCA) certification is perfect for anyone new to Nutanix and validates your ability to navigate the Prism UI, extrapolate information from the UI, and know how to use the UI for basic operational tasks.


In this blog we’ll focus on the 5 steps you can take to prepare for the exam to help ensure your success.

  1. Enroll in Training: The Nutanix Hybrid Cloud Fundamentals course explores key Nutanix concepts, the features of Prism Central, and basic cluster management tasks and is perfect for anyone pursuing the NCA certification. Taking this course is a great way to learn the fundamentals you need to be successful on the exam.
  2. Study the Exam Blueprint Guide: The NCA Exam Blueprint Guide provides you with an overview of the objectives that will need to be mastered to pass the NCA certification exam. Under each objective, you’ll also find related tools that you should have experience with, along with related documentation that has information relevant to the objective.  
  3. Take the Practice Exam: The NCA practice exam on Nutanix University will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses so you can determine which areas you need to focus your studies on. For steps on how to access the practice exam, check out our blog Study like a Pro with Practice Exams on Nutanix University. Want to prepare for your exam with an instructor's help? Check out our new NCA Exam Prep course. 
  4. Watch Instructional Videos: The NCA Exam Prep playlist available on the Nutanix University Youtube channel is full of technical demos and how-to videos relevant to the exam. Make sure to subscribe to the channel to stay up to date on the latest videos. 
  5. Ask the Community: The Certification Forum is a great way to communicate with your peers. If you’re stumped on a particular topic, post your question in the Certification Forum and a member of the certification community will help you find the answer. 


Achieving the NCA certification will validate your skills in this fast-paced industry. We hope you’ll use these steps to prepare and help ensure your success on the exam.


Comment below to share your own NCA certification exam experience and study tips. 👇 


This article was written by Karlie Beil, Customer Marketing Specialist. 


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Thank You @Karlie Beil 

any voucher NCA?

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