Red Hat's Enterprise Architect courses provide in-depth, hands-on training for senior Linux system administrators responsible for the deployment and management of many systems in large enterprise environments. Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA) is a capstone certification to Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) and Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), the most recognized, acclaimed, and mature certifications in the Linux space.

A Red Hat Certified Architect will have proven the skills required to design and manage a complete infrastructure for large complex environments. RHCA competencies span servers running operations, back-end databases and storage in the datacenter, corporate desktops, and beyond.

The full RHCA curriculum consists of five advanced levels Enterprise Architect courses and an upper-level security course. Only current RHCSAs are eligible to be certified as a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA), while anyone can attend the courses in this track. Current RHCSAs will obtain RHCA certification upon successfully passing all five Expertise Exams. The courses are not required as the tests can be taken separately but they are strongly recommended.