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Illumio Core Specialist: SaaS

This certification level introduces you to Illumio Core. You will be a specialist in labeling workloads, policy writing, visualizing traffic using various tools, role-based access control, and the Illumio API. You will also learn how to administer the VENs.

This certification level is ideal for users in App Owner roles.

You must have completed 4 instructor-led courses below before scheduling a certification exam. Contact training@illumio.com to schedule an examination session.

Course Type Description
Self-Paced The self-paced option contains slides and quizzes allowing you to prepare for the certification exam at your own convenience.
Instructor-Led The instructor-led option provides a virtual session where users walk through different concepts with the help of an instructor. A lab environment is also provided where users will have temporary access to sandbox PCE instances allowing the skills learned in the virtual session to be tested.

101 Intro to Core

This course will introduce you to Illumio Core by defining segmentation and providing an overview of the Illumio Core platform.   

110 Workloads & Labeling

This course will explain the concept of labels used in Illumio Core. It will also explain how to label your workloads, and pair them to the PCE. You will learn about the steps required to implement Illumio security policies. Before you take this course, please make sure you have taken the following course(s): Introduction to Illumio Core (Self-paced).   

Instructor-Led Schedule
Schedule displayed in timezone PDT (Los Angeles)
Date Time Targeted Region
Aug 05, 2024 12:00 AM - 04:00 AM PDT Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Aug 12, 2024 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT Americas
Aug 18, 2024 03:00 PM - 07:00 PM PDT Asia Pacific and Oceania

120 VEN Administration

This course will teach you how to install, manage, and troubleshoot the Virtual Enforcement Node (VEN) software on a workload. Before you take this course, please make sure you have taken the following course(s): Introduction to Illumio Core (Self-paced) and Workloads and Labeling.    

Instructor-Led Schedule
Schedule displayed in timezone PDT (Los Angeles)
Date Time Targeted Region
Aug 05, 2024 05:00 AM - 09:00 AM PDT Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Aug 05, 2024 05:00 AM - 09:00 AM PDT Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Aug 12, 2024 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM PDT Americas
Aug 12, 2024 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM PDT Americas
Aug 18, 2024 08:00 PM - 12:00 AM PDT Asia Pacific and Oceania
Aug 18, 2024 08:00 PM - 12:00 AM PDT Asia Pacific and Oceania

130 Policy Management I - Illumination Plus

This course covers policy concepts, policy management basics, segmentation strategies, policy objects and provisioning for Illumio Core version 22.5 and above using Illumination Plus.Before you take this course, please make sure you have taken the following course(s): Introduction to Illumio Core (Self-paced), and Workloads and Labeling.   

Instructor-Led Schedule
Schedule displayed in timezone PDT (Los Angeles)
Date Time Targeted Region
Aug 06, 2024 12:00 AM - 04:00 AM PDT Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Aug 13, 2024 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT Americas
Aug 19, 2024 03:00 PM - 07:00 PM PDT Asia Pacific and Oceania

140 Traffic Visualization

This course covers how to use the Illumio Core visualization tools of Illumination, App Group Maps, and Explorer for traffic analysis, policy development, and testing policy rules. Before you take this course, please make sure you have taken the following course(s): Introduction to Illumio Core (Self-paced), Workloads and Labeling, and Policy Management 1 and 2.   

Instructor-Led Schedule
Schedule displayed in timezone PDT (Los Angeles)
Date Time Targeted Region
Aug 06, 2024 05:00 AM - 09:00 AM PDT Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Aug 06, 2024 05:00 AM - 09:00 AM PDT Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Aug 13, 2024 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM PDT Americas
Aug 13, 2024 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM PDT Americas
Aug 19, 2024 08:00 PM - 12:00 AM PDT Asia Pacific and Oceania
Aug 19, 2024 08:00 PM - 12:00 AM PDT Asia Pacific and Oceania

150 Policy Management II

This course will teach you Rule-writing in detail using Illumio Core. You will learn how you can use the Policy Generator to easily write your security policies. You will also learn about various approaches and strategies that can be used to refine your security policies. You will learn about the SecureConnect option that can be used to encrypt data in motion. Finally, this course will teach you how the PCE calculates policies when various scopes and rules are used in a ruleset.Before you take this course, please make sure you have taken the following course(s): Introduction to Illumio Core (Self-paced), Workloads ​&​ Labeling, Policy Management Level 1.    

Instructor-Led Schedule
Schedule displayed in timezone PDT (Los Angeles)
Date Time Targeted Region
Aug 07, 2024 12:00 AM - 04:00 AM PDT Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Aug 07, 2024 12:00 AM - 04:00 AM PDT Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Aug 14, 2024 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT Americas
Aug 14, 2024 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT Americas
Aug 20, 2024 03:00 PM - 07:00 PM PDT Asia Pacific and Oceania
Aug 20, 2024 03:00 PM - 07:00 PM PDT Asia Pacific and Oceania

160 RBAC

This course will cover user administration using the Illumio Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) features. You will learn the default roles and how to create custom roles for control over access to specific parts of the system. This is very beneficial to Application Owners and Administrators who need finer access control.Before you take this course, please make sure you have taken the following course(s): Introduction to Illumio Core (Self-paced).   

Instructor-Led Schedule
Schedule displayed in timezone PDT (Los Angeles)
Date Time Targeted Region
Aug 07, 2024 05:00 AM - 09:00 AM PDT Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Aug 07, 2024 05:00 AM - 09:00 AM PDT Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Aug 14, 2024 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM PDT Americas
Aug 14, 2024 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM PDT Americas
Aug 20, 2024 08:00 PM - 12:00 AM PDT Asia Pacific and Oceania
Aug 20, 2024 08:00 PM - 12:00 AM PDT Asia Pacific and Oceania

210 API

This course will teach you how how to use Illumio API for common PCE related tasks, like adding labels, workloads, security policy objects, and much more.Before you take this course, please make sure you have taken the following course(s): Introduction to Illumio Core (Self Paced).   

Instructor-Led Schedule
Schedule displayed in timezone PDT (Los Angeles)
Date Time Targeted Region
Aug 09, 2024 12:00 AM - 04:00 AM PDT Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Aug 09, 2024 12:00 AM - 04:00 AM PDT Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Aug 16, 2024 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT Americas
Aug 16, 2024 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT Americas
Aug 22, 2024 03:00 PM - 07:00 PM PDT Asia Pacific and Oceania
Aug 22, 2024 03:00 PM - 07:00 PM PDT Asia Pacific and Oceania

Illumio Core Specialist: SaaS Certification Exam

Once you feel prepared, contact training@illumio.com to schedule an examination session.