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The demand for highly trained, professional employees who can manage an organisations cloud solution requirement, is continuing to rise. With this increase in demand, the market is ready for certified AWS Cloud professionals, making this an excellent career choice to move into now.  When it comes to Cloud Infrastructure, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the most globally recognised!

Learn how to become a successful Cloud Computing professional, through two key courses: AWS Cloud Practitioner, where you’ll learn Cloud concepts and AWS Solutions Architect - where you’ll learn about building infrastructure on Amazon Web Services. 

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AWS Cloud & Architect Associate Programme

The demand for highly trained, professional employees who can manage an organisations cloud solution requirement, is continuing to rise. With this increase in demand, the market is ready for certified AWS Cloud professionals, making this an excellent career choice to move into now. When it comes to Cloud Infrastructure, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the most globally recognised! Learn how to become a successful Cloud Computing professional with this programme. 

What is the AWS Cloud & Architect Associate Level Programme?

Cloud computing involves the successful online delivery of IT resources, on a pay as you need basis. So, rather than purchasing (and having to maintain) your own data centres and servers, you can just access these services, including storage and databases, on an as-needed basis from Amazon Web Services (AWS), or another Cloud provider.

Throughout this programme you’ll discover what it takes to be a successful Cloud Computing professional and be armed with the tools, techniques and knowledge to work in this sector effectively. This will be completed over two areas: the AWS Cloud Practitioner course - where you will gain an overall grasp on Cloud concepts and AWS Services, and the AWS Solutions Architect course - where you will learn how to build infrastructure on AWS.

Now is the time to invest in your future – enrol onto this AWS Certificate Programme and learn from the best in the industry! As a professional, certified AWS Cloud professional you’ll be in high demand by large organisations, making this the ideal time to get certified. Beside this, above average salaries are typically paid in these roles, making it an excellent career choice.

Amazon has created some excellent videos to explain what Cloud Computing is and the value of being AWS Certified.   

As you increase your knowledge and skills in this area, you’ll confidence will increase and once you have completed your exams and received your certifications, you will be able to comfortably work as a Cloud Professional for any organisation.

Remember, the rate at which this sector is growing, your skillset will put you in high demand and good standing with a range of small to large companies, anywhere in the world! 

The average UK salary for an AWS professional is £55,000 per annum (excluding London) and £65,000 (including London).

Who is this programme suitable for?

Due to the nature of this programme and the career opportunities available once you have completed it, we find out clients tend to fall into three categories: those aspiring to work in IT, University graduates and IT Professionals.

Individuals aspiring to work in IT – People who have heard about how lucrative the IT industry can be and want to get trained to work within this growing sector. They often choose to work in a technical capacity or in sales.

University Graduates – Students who have recently graduated from their University and are now searching for a career path in the IT and general Technology sectors.  

IT Professionals – These are the current IT professionals who are working in the industry (or have a background in IT) and are wanting to upskill in order to move into another a higher position or retrain to move into another sector within the industry.


While there are no pre-requisites to enrol onto this programme, it would be advantageous for delegates to: 

  •    Have a basic or intermediate understanding of computing and networks
  •    Be a fast learner
  •    Be hardworking
  •    Be committed to succeed

Why choose to study this course with e-Careers?

Offering a professional package, which ensures you finish studying with the right skills, techniques and knowledge in place, is an essential part of what we do. It’s not enough for us to just offer you the training, but we want you to succeed in your next job role.

Our AWS certification training programmes have been training and upskilling individuals in the IT sector for over a decade, so we have lots of experience in this area. We believe that instructor-led training can be one of the most effective ways to learn new skills, when taught by fully qualified instructors, with considerable industry experience, like ours.

We offer both the necessary training to successfully pass your exams, as well as undertaking a range of hands-on exercises and labs. This helps you prepare for your new career or job role that much faster.

Unlimited Tutor Support

This programme includes Unlimited Tutor Support, for 12 months, to help you throughout your training with us. You can ask any question related to your course, irrespective of how simple or technical it may be. To help make things even easier, a mentor can share screens with you (with your permission), to help clarify concepts, demonstrate features, perform detailed walk-throughs and help to 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  

Career Opportunities 

Cloud computing has been growing in popularity recently, with Amazon Web Services (AWS) being at the forefront of this trend. Many businesses, from multinational corporations to small start-ups have started relying on Amazon’s cloud for their applications, software and infrastructure. As a result, there is a growing need from employers to hire individuals who have essential AWS expertise and training. 

Salaries and Earning Potential 

The need for AWS professionals currently outweighs those who are skilled and trained high enough to carried out those jobs and as such, there is a skills-gap in this sector. Training to be an AWS professional opens some very rewarding (and well paid) careers.

While IT jobs generally pay more than the UK average, AWS Certified Solutions Architects and AWS Certified Developers can earn in excess of £80,000 per annum. Current average salaries in the UK (excluding London) are upwards of £55,000 per annum.

Typical job titles include:

  •    AWS Cloud Engineer
  •    AWS Cloud Architect
  •    AWS Big Data Specialist
  •    Cloud Sales & Purchase Manager
  •    Key Account Manager, Cloud


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 Solutions Architect

This course covers how to build infrastructure on AWS. Learn the wide variety of AWS services and how these services integrate within AWS. You will gain comprehensive knowledge and technical skills from setup to architect IT infrastructure in AWS.

Course Modules:

AWS Cloud Practitioner - Module Overview

  •    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 Solutions Architect - Module Overview 

  •    AWS fundamentals
  •    AWS core services
  •    Design and implement Cloud Network
  •    Making your Cloud highly available
  •    Making your Cloud scalable
  •    Automating your Cloud services
  •    AWS costing
  •    Micro-services
  •    Media file encoding services
  •    AWS best practices
  •    Securing AWS services
  •    AWS recovery planning
  •    Monitoring AWS performance
  •    Troubleshooting AWS

AWS Examinations

AWS Cloud Practitioner exam (CLF-C01) - 90 minutes long and made up of multiple-choice and multiple-answer questions. The exam is $100, which you would sit when you are ready.

AWS Solutions Architect exam (SAA-C01) - 130 minutes long and made up of multiple-choice and multiple-answer questions. The exam is $150, which you would sit when you are ready. 

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Who should attend? 

Those aspiring to work in IT

People aspiring to break into the IT sector whether to work in a technical capacity or sales 

University Graduates

Graduates who are looking to find out more about the benefits of working in IT 

IT Professionals

IT professionals looking to learn more about AWS and the future of IT 

The Agenda 

  •    Welcome - Refreshments and 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
  •    Hands on Labs - Hands on labs on Amazon Web Services and the opportunity to use our state-of-the-art equipment
  •    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: Our next weekend date is the 30th and 31st May 2020.
  •    Time: 10:00am – 1pm

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