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AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

Course Overview

An Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certification validates Cloud expertise, which enables professionals to highlight their in-demand skills to current and future employers. It also helps organisations build innovative and effective Cloud teams. 

The demand for certified, skilled professionals, who can implement and manage Cloud solutions has risen sharply and shows no signs of slowing down, making Cloud Computing an excellent career choice. Individuals keen on starting a future-proof career in Cloud Computing should study an Amazon Web Services (AWS) certification, as they are the most recognised cloud infrastructure in the world! This classroom course also includes eLearning. 

The average UK salary for an AWS professional is £55k per annum, with top earners exceeding £100k.

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  • Delivery Method: Blended (Online & Virtual)
  • Exam: Included
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  • Accredited & Experienced Trainers
  • Interest Free Payments
  • Unlimited Tutor Support
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What is the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certificate? 

The demand for skilled and qualified Cloud Practitioners has increased, and as such, the salaries offered to individuals in these roles reflects that, making now the ideal time to train to become an AWS Certified Cloud professional, through our internationally recognised AWS certification.

The AWS Cloud Practitioner is the Foundation certification, developed to teach you the required knowledge and techniques to perform essential Cloud Computing tasks.

The AWS Cloud Practitioner certification will enable you to:

  •    Define what the AWS Cloud
  •    Describe key AWS Cloud architectural principles
  •    Explain the AWS Cloud value proposition
  •    Define the Pricing, Billing and Account management models
  •    Describe essential key services on the AWS platform
  •    Explain fundamental compliance and security aspects of the AWS platform and the shared security model

This classroom course also includes eLearning.

While the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner is considered a Foundation level Certificate, your skillset will be in high demand, due to the speed of growth this sector is experiencing. As you undertake additional study into the areas of AWS Certified Solution Architect – Associate and AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional, you will be in even more demand and your earning potential greatly increases. 

Find out more about what Cloud Computing is, and the value of being AWS Certified, through these official videos from Amazon.  

Is the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certificate right for me?

As this certification enables you to embark on a career in Cloud Computing, it would suit individuals who are interested in working in the IT sector. We find our delegates are typically within 3 groups:

  •    Individuals aspiring to work in the IT sector
  •    University Graduates
  •    IT Professionals

Prerequisites

We recommend that our delegates have at least six months experience with AWS Cloud, within any role (such as technical, managerial, or financial). You should also have basic IT skills and knowledge, as well as understand their uses within the AWS Cloud platform.

While there are no official prerequisites to enrol onto this programme, it would be advantageous if you:

  •    Have a good understanding of computing and networks
  •    Are a fast learner
  •    Hardworking
  •    Committed to succeed

Why choose e-Careers to study your AWS Cloud Practitioner Certificate?

Our AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certificate ensures you will complete your studies with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in this specialist sector with an internationally recognised certification, to gain employment in a Cloud Computing role.

This course has been developed through the same processes we have used to successfully train and upskill individuals in the IT sector for over a decade. We have much experience in this area and we believe that instructor-led training and eLearning can be some of the most effective methods to learn new skills and gain qualifications, when taught by fully qualified instructors and high-quality course materials.

We offer everything you will require to successfully pass your AWS Cloud Practitioner exam, including course materials, and hands-on exercises, which also help support your learning and prepare you for your new career in Cloud Computing.

Career Opportunities with an AWS Certificate?

With Cloud Computing becoming an essential job role within many organisations, there are typically more jobs available than certified, skilled candidates to fill them. At the forefront of Cloud Computing is Amazon Web Services, and many organisations of varying sizes now rely on Amazon’s Cloud for their applications, software and infrastructure. As a result of this, we have noticed an increase in the demand from employers to hire individuals with AWS expertise and training.

Salaries and Earning Potential

IT jobs typically have a higher earning potential than other industries, and AWS Certified Solutions Architects and Developers can earn in excess of £100k per annum. Current average salaries in the UK circa £55k per annum.

Typical AWS Cloud job titles include:

  •    AWS Cloud Engineer
  •    AWS Cloud Architect
  •    AWS Cloud Practitioner

This foundation level course is designed to provide you with an overall understanding of the AWS Cloud. It includes an overview of Cloud concepts and AWS services, basic security and architecture principles, core characteristics of deploying and operating in the AWS Cloud, pricing, and technical assistance.

AWS Cloud Practitioner Course Modules

  •    Cloud Concepts Introduction
  •    AWS terminology and concepts
  •    Foundational services: Amazon Elastic Compute
  •    Cloud (EC2), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud
  •    (VPC), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), and
  •    Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) AWS Core Services
  •    Database services: Amazon DynamoDB and
  •    Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
  •    AWS Architecting, and more!

AWS Examinations

AWS Cloud Practitioner Exam Details

  • Format – Multiple choice, multiple answer
  • Type – Foundational
  • Delivery Method – Testing centre or online proctored exam
  • Time limit – 90 minutes
  • Languages Available – English, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese

Exam Pass Guarantee

When you attend this Virtual Classroom training courses, we offer our ‘Exam Pass Guarantee’. We have found Virtual classroom training has provided higher pass rates, which has made us confident to offer an Exam Pass Guarantee, so you know we’ll support you until you are certified.

With our Exam Pass Guarantee, if you do not pass the exam after attending this training course with us, you will be eligible to attend the same training again for free.

All we ask is that you:

  • Attend all class days and complete all assignments
  • Take the exam within 30 days of completing your Virtual Classroom Training
  • Request your course re-enrolment within 30 days of the failed exam attempt

Please Note:

Students retaking the course are required to use the materials and books distributed to them in their original course session. Failure to provide these materials will result in the student being charged for replacement materials.

Exam Pass Guarantee does not include the resit exam, this would need to be purchased at an additional cost.

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Who should attend?

Those aspiring to work in IT, University Graduates interested in IT and IT Professionals. 

The Agenda

  •    Welcome - A run through of the full agenda for the afternoon
  •    Introduction to The Cloud - What the Cloud is, why everyone is talking about it, and the future of IT
  •    Introduction to AWS - What AWS is and why there is a huge market demand for it right now, plus how to capitalise from it
  •    1-on-1 Career Guidance - Expert career advice from out IT recruitment specialists who will tell you exactly what you need to get a lucrative job in AWS  

Event Details

  •    Event: AWS Job Assist Event (held virtually)
  •    Available Date & Time: Dates run throughout the year. See below link for the next available date

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Unlimited Tutor Support

This certificate includes our Unlimited Tutor Support for 12 months, helping you throughout your training with us. Feel free to ask any question related to your course, irrespective of how technical it is. Your mentor can even share screens with you (with your permission), to help clarify key concepts, demonstrate features, and perform detailed walk-throughs, to help reinforce what you have learnt.

You will benefit from:

  •    Unlimited access to our mentors for 12 months from your enrolment
  •    Access to a mentor 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
  •    Access to a mentor is via live chat, reducing wait times to typically under a minute   
  •    Our mentors keep up to date with technology, continue to develop new skills and earn additional industry regulated certifications. They’re passionate about all things technical and have a desire to “teach” and help new students. They’re “handpicked” to support our students, based on the topics they are being taught or learning for the first time
  •    Being able to speak with a mentor to help reinforce what you’ve learnt, especially in the following scenarios:
    • When you cannot find the answer yourself
    • Learning a concept for the first time
    • Discovering more about a new concept learned
    • When you forget a concept or need help with applying them 
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