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HashiCorp Certified Terraform Associate

Terraform Associate Certification is for Cloud Engineers who work in IT, operations, or developers familiar with the fundamental principles and skills of HashiCorp Terraform.

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HashiCorp Certified Terraform Associate

Target audience

  • Cloud engineer
  •  DevOps professionals
  • System administrators
  •  Developers
  •  IT managers

Benefits of obtaining the Terraform Certified Associate certification

  1. Enhanced credibility: The certification demonstrates your proficiency in Terraform infrastructure as code and validates your skills and knowledge in the industry.
  2. Career advancement: The certification can enhance your career prospects and open up new job opportunities, such as cloud engineer, DevOps engineer, infrastructure engineer, or IT manager.
  3. Improved salary: Certified professionals are often able to command higher salaries due to their specialized skills and expertise.
  4. Better job performance: The certification equips you with the knowledge and skills to optimize infrastructure management and automate tasks, leading to improved job performance.
  5. Access to a community of experts: Certified professionals can join a community of experts and collaborate with like-minded professionals, which can provide opportunities for professional growth and development.
  6. Recognition by employers: The certification is recognized by leading employers and can increase your chances of being hired or promoted within your organization.

    Exam Overview

    Certificate Name

    HashiCorp Certified Terrraform Associate

    Exam Format

    Multiple choice

    Passing Score

    70% or Above

    Certificate Exam Code


    No of Questions

    57 -60

    Exam Duration

    120 Minutes

    Exam Fee

    $71 USD

    Exam Languages



    2 years

    Course Curriculum

    • Explain what IaC is
    • Describe advantages of IaC patterns
    • Explain multi-cloud and provider-agnostic benefits
    • Explain the benefits of state
    • Handle Terraform and provider installation and versioning
    • Describe plugin-based architecture
    • Demonstrate using multiple providers
    • Describe how Terraform finds and fetches provide
    • Explain when to use and not use provisioners and when to use local-exec or remote-exec
    • Given a scenario: choose when to use terraform fmt to format code
    • Given a scenario: choose when to use terraform taint to taint Terraform resources
    • Given a scenario: choose when to use terraform import to import existing infrastructure into your Terraform state
    • Given a scenario: choose when to use terraform workspace to create workspaces
    • Given a scenario: choose when to use terraform state to view Terraform state
    • Given a scenario: choose when to enable verbose logging and what the outcome/value is
    • Contrast module source
    • Interact with module
      inputs and outputs
    • Describe variable scope
      within modules/child modules
    • Discover modules from the
      public Terraform Module Registry
    • Defining module version
    • Describe Terraform workflow ( Write -> Plan -> Create )
    • Initialize a Terraform working directory (terraform init)
    • Validate a Terraform configuration (terraform validate)
    • Generate and review an execution plan for Terraform (terraform plan)
    • Execute changes to infrastructure with Terraform (terraform apply)
    • Destroy Terraform managed infrastructure (terraform destroy)
    • Describe the default local backend
    • Outline state locking
    • Handle backend authentication methods
    • Describe remote state storage mechanisms and supported standard backends
    • Describe the effect of Terraform refresh on state
    • Describe backend block and cloud integration in configuration
    • Understand secret management in state files
    • Demonstrate use of variables and outputs
    • Describe secure secret injection best practice
    • Understand the use of collection and structural types
    • Create and differentiate resource and data configuration
    • Use resource addressing and resource parameters to connect resources together
    • Use Terraform built-in functions to write configuration
    • Configure resource using a dynamic block
    • Describe built-in dependency management (order of execution based)
    • Describe the benefits of Sentinel, registry, and workspaces
    • Differentiate OSS and TFE workspaces
    • Summarize features of Terraform Cloud


    Instructor -led HashiCorp Certified Terraform Associate Online Class




    3rd March 2024

    8.30AM -11.30AM


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