Red Hat Academy

Digital Academy, Continuing Education Center, Prince Sultan University Activates Red Hat Academy for Faculty, Staff & Students

Digital Academy, Continuing Education Center, Prince Sultan University announced that it has collaborated with Red Hat to create the Red Hat Academy. Red Hat Academy is an open-source, web-deployed, and web-managed education program that is designed to provide turn-key curriculum materials to academic institutions to start and sustain an open-source and Linux curriculum program. Red Hat Academy turns academic institutions into centers for enterprise-ready talent by outfitting them with Red Hat training. For more than a decade, Red Hat Academy has supplied high schools and institutions of higher education worldwide that have the required technology and support environments, with hands-on instruction, curriculum, labs, performance-based testing, and instructor support. Red Hat Academy’s web-based curriculum helps create competencies through hands-on, performance-based learning and testing.

Red Hat Academy Overview: Instructor benefits:

  • Content is the same as the commercial training and up to date with the latest releases
  • The program is flexible. Content can be offered as a stand-alone course, extracurricular, or incorporate some modules into an existing course.
  • No restrictions on the number of students or instructors
  • A Faculty member will be assigned from the university to deliver the course to the university students. he/she will be enrolled in the 100% discounted Video Classroom training including the labs.
  • Instructors receive 75% off on the certification exams.

Students benefits:

  • Students have access to the Free content through the portal
  • Students will receive a Certificate of Completion when they are done with the course to add it to Their CV and Linkedin
  • Currently offering Free cloud labs for students to practice on.
  • Students will have free access to the 'Talent Network ' our job portal, where the students can upload their CVs to be shared with Red Hat HR, RH partners, and our customers.
  • Students can attend all our webinars throughout the year with free registrations
  • Curriculum has 3 paths: Linux Administration, Cloud Computing, Middleware development
  • Students will receive 50% off certification exams.

We’re pleased to have Digital Academy at Prince Sultan University join us in this growing Red Hat Academy Program,” said Ken Goetz, vice president, of Global Training and Certification, Red Hat. “To help students learn about Red Hat technologies and solutions and establish in-demand open source skills, we work closely with a variety of educational institutions. We look forward to continued collaboration with Digital Academy at Prince Sultan University as an important member of Red Hat’s training and certification ecosystem.”

In order for interested faculty/staff/student members to have access please follow the below steps:
  • Create a Redhat ID (please check the attached document)
  • Validate the Red Hat ID ( Redhat validation email sometimes goes to the junk or spam)
  • Enter the above details in the Google sheet using the QR code
PSU Digital Academy in partnership with Red Hat Academy