The Test Prep: Zend Framework  2(ZF2) Certification course prepares experienced developers who design and build PHP applications using ZF for the challenge of passing the certification exam and achieving the status of Zend Framework 2 Certified Architect (ZFCA).


Please Note: This is a Test Preparation course it does not teach ZF or PHP. It utilizes a special review format for presenting the material that mimics the exam experience. Class includes one voucher for the Zend Framework Certification Exam 



This course is designed for experienced Zend Framework 2 developers (intermediate-level +) who wish to gain information on how to take and pass the ZF2 Certified Architect exam while being guided through a quick, intense review of all of the major topics within the 13 certification areas.


What will I learn?

You will be guided through a quick, intense review of all of the major topics within the 13 certification areas as well as complete several mock exams during class to mimic the full exam experience.

Class outline



Introduction to the Certification

  1. About the Certification and what to expect 

Zend Framework 2 Certification focus areas

  1. Service Manager
  2. MVC
  3. Module Manager
  4. Event Manager
  5. Forms
  6. Security
  7. Filtering & Validation
  8. Authentication & Authorization
  9. Database
  10. Utility
  11. Web Services
  12. Performance
  13. Internationalization



At least intermediate-level knowledge of the thirteen topic areas.


What does it include?

This class provides a series of nine 2-hr, instructor-led lectures on the Zend Framework 2 design architecture, coupled with practical examples and student exercises. Participants are provided with a course guide, and the solution code for a practice application used as a teaching tool throughout the course. You will also be granted access to the recorded sessions for thirty days after your class ends, so that you have time to review the materials at your own pace, to review important concepts and continue to prepare for your exam!


Class registration and System Requirements

Registration Information and Technical Requirements

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Class Schedule


Class Schedule

Hours per Session


April 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22 & 23

11am-1pm PDT

20-22h00 CET (Paris)

18-20:00 GMT


June 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16 & 17

5-7pm Sunday PDT

02-04h00    next day CET (Paris)

00-02:00     next day GMT