Training FAQ

Q: What are the Courses and Certifications offered by EDB and what do they cost?

A: Please use the Training Search page, class Calendar, or view the Catalog to get the latest training course offerings, schedules, and training class agendas, as well as pricing details.

We offer many courses for users of EDB Postgres and PostgreSQL, including DBAs, Database Architects, and Developers, and EDB provides industry-recognized certification tracks.

Our Certification FAQs outline the courses that apply toward certification eligibility. You are of course free to take these courses in any order. Please note, however, that certification exams are offered only in sequence, and you must successfully complete the Associate level before proceeding to the Professional level of certification.

EDB also offers a number of shorter courses on specific topics. Please visit the overview page or use the Training Search or Catalog for an overview of all available Postgres training.

Q: Is there any FREE training available?

A: Yes, EDB provides free Postgres training in a convenient eSubscription package, available on-demand through EnterpriseDB’s convenient eLearning platform.  The package contains two full-length courses on a variety of critical topics, and prepares you for Associate certification.  Get started now!

We also occasionally offer free on-line training workshops with a live instructor, on specialty Postgres topics such as performance tuning, migration, PostGIS, and more.  View the calendar for upcoming schedules or search our training library.

Q: Help!  I just registered for an On-Demand class but did not yet receive access instructions. 

A: It can take up to 24 hours to process registration. Please email us at training@enterprisedb.com if you have not yet received your training confirmation with access information and you have an urgent need to begin the class. Please note: registration and access information is sent from trainingcoordinator@enterprisedb.com. Please check your spam or junk mail folders before submitting a help request.

Q: What version of Postgres are the courses based on?

A: Most of the courses are based on the latest version of Postgres. If you have any version-specific requirements, we encourage you to contact us regarding the specific class you are interested in taking.

Q: How do I register for and purchase a class?

A: You can register online and pay for the training classes you wish to attend by clicking the “Register Now” button on each class description page.If you are looking for Sales help, please call the number for your region found in the header of our website or contact us.

Q: Is it possible to choose the dates for online/onsite training?

A: You can select a class date for live on-line or open-enrollment training from the Training Calendar. If you would like to take training on a different date or prefer an instructor travel to your location, we can schedule a private class for your team. Please contact us to schedule a custom session for the dates and types of training you need.

Q: Is it possible to choose the content/topics of the training?

A: Yes. If you have specific topic requirements, we can deliver a customized training class. Please look over our Training Catalog for available topics, and contact us for further details on how to plan a custom session.

Q: What is the cancellation policy?

A: Refer to the Consulting and Training Services section of The EnterpriseDB Subscription, Support and Services Agreement for details on the cancellation policy.

Q: What are the hardware requirements for a training session?

A: Click here to review the Hardware requirements for all EDB training sessions.

Q: Do I get a certificate after completing the training?

A: Yes. EDB awards a Certificate of Completion to all students at the completion of a class taken in any mode. These are sent as e-certificates.

Q: How can I save if I want to purchase multiple classes?

Enjoy great savings and convenience by pre-purchasing training credits for discounted access to any EDB class in any training mode – on-line, classroom, or on-demand. Your team may also benefit from the convenience and flexibility of the EDB Postgres Training eSubscription, with full access to the entire library of on-demand training classes, for a year or more. Contact us for other discounting information.

Q: We have an internal learning development system. Can your on-demand training be integrated into it?

A.  Yes. To help integrate Postgres training into your internal learning development programs, we offer Enterprise enablement programs and can design a custom curriculum for your learning streams. Also take a look at the recommended Learning Paths for maximum skill development by role.
 

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