Training & Certification

The most complete SaltStack education, and the fastest path to SSCE status.

Training & Certification

SaltStack training delivers the most comprehensive SaltStack eduction to help you and your team harness the full power of SaltStack intelligent IT automation for IT management and security.

SaltStack training courses courses delivered by a SaltStack Certified Trainer. Course participants can attend in person at the SaltStack training center in Lehi, Utah, or participate remotely via live webcast from anywhere in the world.

Please refer to the course syllabi at SaltStack Enterprise I, SaltStack Enterprise II, or Salt Open Source Foundations for more detail about each course offering. Completion of SaltStack Enterprise I and II courses is a prerequisite for SaltStack Certified Engineer status.

Master SaltStack and make digital infrastructure conform to your business requirements. Public SaltStack training courses are offered just about every month. Visit the SaltStack Eventbrite page for a calendar of offered courses.


"SaltStack training is worth every penny. The training materials contain the best SaltStack documentation with volumes of examples and SaltStack best practices I haven't seen anywhere else. I highly recommend this training for people new to SaltStack or to anyone wanting to supplement their existing knowledge."

– United States Department of Defense systems administrator
SaltStack Training

Courses

Salt Open Source Foundations

Salt Open Source Foundations provides IT professionals with the fundamental skills and DevOps best practices needed to manage IT infrastructure using the Salt open source automation engine.

  • Regular price: US $1,995 (early-bird discounts available)
  • Format: Five half-day sessions run Monday - Friday from 9am - 1pm Mountain Time.
  • Location: Attend the live training session virtually via Zoom webcast, or attend in person at SaltStack headquarters in Lehi, UT.
  • Prerequisites: Linux system administration experience

SaltStack Enterprise I

This SaltStack training course provides IT teams the fundamental skills needed to leverage the SaltStack Enterprise automation engine, operations framework, and console.

  • Regular price: US $2,195 (early-bird discounts available)
  • Format: Five half-day sessions run Monday - Friday from 9am - 1pm Mountain Time.
  • Location: Attend the live training session virtually via Zoom webcast, or attend in person at SaltStack headquarters in Lehi, UT.
  • Prerequisites: System administration experience

SaltStack Enterprise II

This SaltStack training course is the second in the Enterprise series and builds on the foundational concepts of SaltStack Enterprise I with additional in-depth guidance. The topics are presented with scenario-based, hands-on labs.

  • Regular price: US $2,495 (early-bird discounts available)
  • Format: Five half-day sessions run Monday - Friday from 9am - 1pm Mountain Time.
  • Location: Attend the live training session virtually via Zoom webcast, or attend in person at SaltStack headquarters in Lehi, UT.
  • Prerequisites: Salt Open Source Foundations OR SaltStack Enterprise I training course completion

Private SaltStack training for IT teams

You have an intelligent and capable team. Amplify their ability by tapping into the full power of SaltStack intelligent IT automation. Book a custom SaltStack training experience and we'll bring the training to you.

Schedule a private SaltStack training

Get Certified

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To become a SaltStack Certified Engineer (SSCE), a candidate must:

  • Have demonstrable real-world experience with SaltStack software
  • Complete the SaltStack Enterprise I and II SaltStack training courses
  • Pass the SSCE exam.

The schedule of SSCE exam offerings is found on the SaltStack Eventbrite page. The SSCE exam is timed at one hour, is open-book and Internet but not open friend, and includes 80 questions randomly pulled from hundreds.

Take the SSCE exam for free (a $350 value) by completing both SaltStack Admin I and II training courses. To access the free SSCE exam send the name of the student and the class dates to training@saltstack.com. (SaltStack must receive your free exam request before the start of the first class to qualify.)


Validate SaltStack Certified Engineer status here