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AWS Cloud Computing Job Academy Programme

Programme Overview

Cloud Computing continues to be a widely popular career choice, with interest from individuals with both IT and non-IT experience, due to the current demand of Cloud professionals across most sectors. Earning an AWS certification and gaining AWS Cloud Computing knowledge and skills will enable you to embark on a career in this industry, in future-proof job roles like a Systems Administrator, Network Engineer, and Cloud Developer.

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This AWS Cloud Computing Academy Programme comprises a series of AWS certifications, which will teach you the knowledge and skills necessary for a career as a Cloud Computing professional.

These certifications include:

This AWS training programme focusses on helping you gain the skills required to perform at a high level within the IT industry, by providing you with industry-recognised certificates. 

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exams: Included
  • Duration: 6 months (part-time)
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Fully Accredited Qualifications
  • Over 4,000 Candidates Placed Into Employment
  • Complete Training Programme
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exams: Included
  • Duration: 6 months (part-time)
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Fully Accredited Qualifications
  • Over 4,000 Candidates Placed Into Employment
  • Complete Training Programme
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Why study the AWS Cloud Computing Academy Programme with e-Careers?

With over 10 years' experience in the professional training sector, we have fine-tuned the way we support our students, ensuring they receive the best level of training and expertise, from our highly qualified trainers. We help out delegates gain a greater understanding of their study topic, and work towards achieving excellent exam results. We want our students to move into their chosen career field, and we fully support them along the way. 

We have placed over 4,000 people into various IT and Cyber Security job roles, through our range of Academy Programmes. These programmes include training, practical experience, challenge labs, certifications and recruitment workshops. We support our students right from the start, from training right through to recruitment assistance.   

Of the 4,000+ successful candidates, many forged successful careers in the industry, either working as a freelancer or fully employed in house, with some of the world’s largest companies, including: 

  •    Apple
  •    Rackspace
  •    AT&T
  •    John Lewis
  •    Ministry of Defence
  •    HMRC
  •    Swiss Quote
  •    Exponential-E

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Is the AWS Cloud Computing Academy Programme suitable for me? 

If you’re currently working in the IT industry and would like a career in Cloud Computing, this AWS training programme would be ideal for you. It would also suit individuals with IT experience in Systems Admin roles, but new to Cloud Computing, and want to embark on a career in this sector.

If you’re new to IT but are looking to start a career in this booming and lucrative sector, it would be beneficial for you to undertake the CompTIA A+ course first, before undertaking this programme.

Learn how to start studying Cloud Computing.

What jobs can I apply for after my AWS Cloud Computing Academy Programme?

With our AWS training for Cloud Computing, you will be well suited for a professional career in Cloud Computing using Amazon Web Services.

Candidates from this programme typically progress into the following job roles:

  •    Junior DevOps Engineer - £37,500
  •    Systems Administrator – £43,000
  •    Network Engineer – £52,000
  •    Cloud Developer – £55,000
  •    Solutions Architect – £78,000

While the above salaries showcase UK averages, there’s the potential to earn in excess of £100k in Cloud Computing roles in the UK.

Learn how to become a Cloud Computing Engineer.

(Source: ITJobsWatch)

AWS Cloud Computing Academy Programme Syllabus and Exams

This AWS training programme consists of five certifications, outlined below:

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner – Foundation

  •    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

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Foundation Exam Details

  • Exam Format – Multiple choice & multiple answer.
  • Duration – 90 minutes.

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

  •    Gain hands-on experience using compute, networking, storage and database AWS services
  •    Understand how to use AWS deployment and management services
  •    Identify and define technical requirements for an AWS-based application
  •    Understand basic architectural principles of building on the AWS Cloud
  •    Learn the AWS global infrastructure
  •    Understand security features and tools that AWS provides

AWS Certified Solutions Architech - Associate Exam Details

  •    Exam Format – Multiple choice, multiple answer.
  •    Duration – 130 minutes.

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional

  •    Implement cost-control strategies
  •    Migrate complex, multi-tier applications (on AWS)
  •    Select the most appropriate AWS service to design and deploy an application
  •    Design and deploy reliable applications on AWS

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional Exam Details* 

  •    Exam Format – Multiple choice & multiple answer.
  •    Duration – 180 minutes.

AWS Fundamentals in DevOps

  •    Use the principal concepts and practices behind the DevOps methodology.
  •    Design and implement an infrastructure on AWS that supports one or more DevOps development projects.
  •    Use AWS CloudFormation and AWS OpsWorks to deploy the infrastructure necessary to create development, test, and production environments for a software development project.
  •    Use AWS CodeCommit and AWS CodeBuild to understand the array of options for enabling a Continuous Integration environment on AWS.
  •    Use AWS CodePipeline to design and implement a Continuous Integration and Delivery pipeline on AWS.
  •    Implement several common Continuous Deployment use cases using AWS technologies, including blue/green deployment and A/B testing.
  •    Distinguish between the array of application deployment technologies available on AWS (including AWS CodeDeploy, AWS OpsWorks, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Amazon EC2 Container Service, and Amazon EC2 Container Registry), and decide which technology best fits a given scenario.
  •    Use Amazon EC2 Systems Manager for patch management.
  •    Leverage Automated Testing in different stages of a CI/CD pipeline.
  •    Fine-tune the applications you deliver on AWS for high performance and use AWS tools and technologies to monitor your application and environment for potential issues.

AWS Fundamentals in DevOps Exam Details

There is no exam required for this training course. 

* The AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional Exam can only be requested once learners have passed their Practitioner and Associate exams. AWS Professional exam voucher must be requested within 6 months of completing the Job Academy Programme.

Enrolment and Studying   

We have made our Job Academy process simple. You will first go through our onboarding process, where we will have a no-obligation consultation, to give us both ample opportunities to ask and answer questions, before deciding the best route forward for you.      

You will then go through our induction process, where we will discuss the training schedules and prepare you to begin your training.   

Once you have completed your training, practical labs, assessments, and exams, you will go through the recruitment process and work towards becoming job ready.     

Recruitment Process  

Our Recruitment Team will work with you to help you prepare for any upcoming job interviews, helping you feel more prepared and confident.   

The recruitment process includes:    

  •    Welcome email with next steps explained in detail. 
  •    Invitation to CV workshops, which covers:  
    •    How to create multiple CVs tailored to your specific job descriptions.  
    •    Looking at candidates from an employer's perspective (Value, Behaviour, Skills). 
    •    Creating excellent LinkedIn Profiles & how to create Video CVs. 
    •    Introducing you to a range of Job Boards. 
    •    How to handle competency-based interview questions. 
    •    Preparing you for job interviews. 
  •    Coaching and assessments to create self-awareness. 
  •    1-2-1 competency-based interview question sessions tailored to your industry. 
  •    Sessions to help you improve your soft skills and confidence. 
  •    We will share with you live vacancies and networking contacts to help with your job search.  
  •    On demand support through our career coaching (interview preparation, mock interview)  

Our Recruitment Team will provide you with support for up to 12 months from the day you finish your training with us, with the goal of helping you secure a job or job placement.  

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