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Confluent Education

Learn about Confluent and Apache Kafka® from Confluent experts! Find self-paced courses, instructor-led training, and certification guidance and exams.

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What’s New!


Education drives capability 
and impact

Formal training is the foundation for building your team’s Apache Kafka® knowledge and expertise in the field of data streaming.

Accelerate Development Time

By training project members with practical, hands-on experience

Improve Efficiency

Improve efficiency of applications through expanded usage and adoption

Increase Impact & Reduce Time to Value

Building skill in resources across the organization increases productivity and shortens time to value

Get trained based on your preferred learning style

Whether you prefer learning with an instructor, or at your own pace, we’ve got everything you need. From the fundamentals of data streaming and Apache Kafka®, to much more advanced content, we’ve got you covered.

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Instructor-Led Courses

Take advantage of hands-on training and interaction, tapping into not only a best-in-class instructor but an amazing peer group.

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Training Credits

Leverage our hands-on training courses and certifications through Training Credits, which are redeemable for up to 12 months from purchase.

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Validate your Apache Kafka®️ expertise with Confluent Certifications!


Validate your Apache Kafka expertise

Validate your Apache Kafka®️ expertise with a well respected and highly recognized Confluent Certification. Confluent Certifications bring valuable, measurable rewards to technology professionals and to the organizations that employ them. Explore different certification below that meet your professional development goals.

Fundamentals Accreditation

Start building your career in event streaming with this Accreditation, your first step toward a Confluent Certification.

Confluent Certified Developer for Apache Kafka®

(CCDAK) is targeted to developers and solutions architects. It covers Confluent and Apache Kafka® with a particular focus on knowledge of the platform needed in order to develop applications that work with Kafka.

Confluent Certified Administrator for Apache Kafka®

(CCAAK) is targeted to those who administer Kafka cluster environments. It covers the most critical job activities that an Apache Kafka® Administrator performs, from configuring and deploying, to monitoring, managing, and supporting Kafka clusters.

Certification Resources

Resources available to help prepare for Confluent certifications.


Confluent provides several tutorials, free courses, videos to help you get started

Online Talks with Confluent

New to stream processing? In this three-part online talk series we’ll cover everything you need to know, including why it’s important and the two most common ways to get started with stream processing in Kafka.

Free Training Courses

Additional free content to support learners through their Confluent Data in Motion journey including out Apache Kafka Fundamentals and Accreditation Confluent Certified Bootcamp.

Confluent Developer Hub

Find free courses, vidoes, quick starts and more to help you get started with Kafka and core Data in Motion and event streaming concepts.

Get Started With Confluent Professional Services Today!

Unique to your use case, we deliver advisory and implementation services to accelerate your streaming platform adoption, enabling your team to achieve successful business outcomes.

Public Trainings

For individuals interested in joining a dynamic classroom of questioning, exploring and discovery we offer hands-on training.  Interact with a peer group and expert instructors with the opportunity to discuss relevant use cases.

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