With all exams the candidate will take, preparation is key. If you are unable to administer a vCloud installation, or change settings and verify their effects, the candidate should take advantage of desktop virtualization products, such as VMware Workstation© and VMware Fusion©.
Take advantage of the free online labs available via the VMware Hands-On Labs (HOL) online. Many of these labs are the same as those that were available during VMworld 2012, while others are new. In addition, several videos are available on the official VMware YouTube channel. Supplementing hands-on experience with these labs and videos will help round out knowledge in preparation for the VCP-IaaS exam. VMware has made a mock exam availableattempt this once you feel prepared for the exam.
Recommended Study Resources
Aside from the official courses and other material mentioned above, the following study resources are recommended to ensure success on the exam: