AWS certifications are the cream of the cloud crop, known for their thoroughness, rigour and consistency. AWS-certified professionals are in huge demand and short supply, so certifying in AWS makes you incredibly valuable for employers.
AWS certifications help you grow an exciting, rewarding and very lucrative career in one of the fastest growing and most cutting-edge areas of IT.
Entry Level Courses
These two entry level courses help you start preparing for AWS certifications if you’re new to AWS. They’re geared to build the foundations you need to successfully secure AWS certification at Associate level if you don’t already have extensive AWS or IT experience.
AWS Overview - 1/2 Day
The Introduction to AWS course introduces you to the fundamentals of AWS products, services and solutions. After completing the course you’ll have a solid understanding of the AWS landscape that’ll prove useful for general IT roles, or provide a foundation to build your AWS skills further.
Who should enrol?
You might be a graduate wanting to fast-track your career, or an entry-level or junior professional breaking into IT. Or maybe you have existing knowledge of IT but you’re starting your AWS journey from scratch. Or perhaps you’re a non-IT professional like a project manager or director who wants to build understanding of cloud technology.
- What is Cloud?
- Why is everyone talking about Cloud?
- On-premises vs. Cloud
- Cloud service basics
- Technologies behind Cloud
- Cloud service types and deployment models
- Advantages and disadvantages of Cloud
- Price models of Cloud services
- Cloud service providers
- Hands-on labs on AWS
AWS Essentials - 2 Days
The AWS Essentials course teaches you the fundamentals of cloud computing, storage and networking on AWS. Comprehensive hands-on lab exercises walk you through key AWS cloud services. After completing the course you’ll understand AWS management tools and services, and talk confidently about AWS using the correct terminology and concepts. In particular, you’ll know about EC2, AWS various Storage options, and VPC as well as Database options. You’ll also know how to secure your AWS service using IAM.
Who should enrol?
This is the perfect next step if you’ve completed the Introduction to AWS course and want to continue your AWS journey. Or you might start here if you have a good understanding of AWS but haven’t had practical AWS experience and want to boost your skills before certification.
- Introduction and History of AWS
- AWS Infrastructure: Compute, Storage, and Networking
- AWS Security, Identity, and Access Management
- AWS Databases
- AWS Elasticity and Management Tools