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Limited Time Offer: Free Red Hat Preliminary Exam for all Red Hat Academy students

Red Hat Academy Students Eligible for Free Preliminary Exam Voucher

Red Hat Academy is launching a promotion for the first one thousand (1,000) eligible students to receive a free exam voucher for a Preliminary Exam in Red Hat System Administration I! Students who have completed the requirements outlined below are eligible for a free exam, subject to Terms and Conditions, to help continue up-skilling and demonstrate your technical expertise to employers, peers and yourself.


The exam voucher promotion will be available to the first 1,000 academy students beginning October 25th, 2022 through December 31st, 2022. If you do not utilize your promo code within this timeframe, you will not be able to redeem your offer. 


  1. Must have been enrolled as a student in the Red Hat Academy program, through the Learning Platform
  2. Completed at least twenty-five percent (25%) of the Red Hat System Administration I course (RH124) between September 1, 2020 and October 31, 2022
  3. Completed a Student Profile in the Red Hat Academy Talent Network during the promotional period
  4. Be of legal adult age in the country of residence in which they are registering and making the purchase, or must provide parental consent to participate in this promotion

About the Exam

The performance-based Red Hat Preliminary Exam in System Administration I (PE124) tests your knowledge in areas of system administration common across a wide range of environments and deployment scenarios. The skills tested in this exam are the foundation for system administration across all Red Hat products. 


Red Hat Preliminary Exams are taken using your own laptop or computer and remote cloud instances. Read more about Preliminary Exams here.

Next Steps

If you meet the requirements of this promotion, you will receive an email with instructions on how to apply the voucher to the Preliminary Exam (PE124). You will have 60 days to apply the exam voucher and once redeemed, you will have a full year to take or complete the exam. 

Learn More

For more information about Red Hat Academy, visit our website.

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Mission Specialist
Mission Specialist

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Maximiliano Pizarro

Mission Specialist
Mission Specialist

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Mission Specialist
Mission Specialist

Hi! Just wanted to remind you all that the promo is still active and students can qualify for free preliminary exam by creating their profile on Talent Network by end of this year (full requirements in the original post). Grab a chance and create your profile today!



I have created my profile on Talent Network. What should I do for the next steps, sir? Thanks!


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Mission Specialist
Mission Specialist

Thank you @phoang0209 -  students who are meeting the promotional requirements will be notified in Jan'23 (promotion ends on Dec 31, 2022) & would be able to redeem the discount then.



Thank you for your information, sir. I was just wondering if i got the message as shown below from redhat. Still, since then I haven't received any other info on whether I got the Free Red Hat Preliminary Exam or not, but now I understand that we have to wait until January 23, 2023.




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Flight Engineer
Flight Engineer

Hello all!

If you participated in the Red Hat Academy Talent Network PE124 promotion, check your inbox!

Qualifying students should have recieved an email notifying them of the next step to claim your voucher and schedule their PE124 exam. Review the requirements in the original discussion post. We appreicate everyone who participated in this promotion and best of luck as you take these exams! 

- Red Hat Academy team

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