AWS Academy Cloud Foundations is an AWS Academy course designed for learners who seek an overall understanding of cloud computing concepts, independent of specific technical roles. It provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, pricing, and support. This course will allow you to test new skills and apply knowledge to your working environment through a variety of practical exercises. This course gives you basic technical hands-on skills on one of today’s major digital disruptive technologies: Cloud Computing.
Once you have successfully completed your studies, AWS Academy will issue a voucher that entitles you to a 50% discount to schedule the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner examination.
AWS Academy Cloud Foundations Information Session
Join us to learn more about this course, its structure and what you will learn.
AWS Cloud concepts and basic global infrastructure
The key services on the AWS platform and their common use cases
Basic AWS Cloud architectural principles
Basic security and compliance aspects of the AWS platform and the shared security model
Billing, account management, and pricing models
Sources of documentation or technical assistance (e.g., whitepapers, support tickets, etc.)
The AWS Cloud value proposition
Core characteristics of deploying and operating in the AWS Cloud
This course has been developed by the AWS Academy.
Who Will Benefit
Managers/leaders that have a basic level understanding of business and economics
Managers/leaders that have familiarity with IT and digital technology, including a grasp of concepts such as networking, algorithms, and databases
Organizations that want to understand how new technologies will affect their future
Is this an instructor-led course?
This course is designed to be self-paced with all materials you need for successful completion contained within the learning platform. The course; has been designed by subject matter experts and includes interviews with leading experts, aligned to the course outcomes. The course is an immersive experience that includes a mix of content including video introductions and video content, impactful readings, learning checks, and interactive elements – all which can be completed at your own pace.
How much time will I need to spend?
The course is structured to be completed at your own pace within a two-week period. You will be spending approximately 8 - 10 hours of time per week on content. You will have access to the learning environment for 90 days in order to refer back to course material. After 90 days, the course will be closed.
Do I have to be online at a certain time of day?
No, you do not have to be online at a specific time. You complete the coursework at the times and places that fits your schedule. Each course is designed for working professionals who are balancing their work, family and community commitments.
When do I start?
You can start the course as soon as you register! You will automatically be directed to the interactive learning environment.
How long will I have access to the course?
You will have 90 days from the time of registration to complete the course. It is recommended to complete the course in two weeks.
What is the refund policy?
No refunds will be issued for courses. Refunds may be considered under exceptional circumstances on a case-by-case basis. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Are there tests or quizzes involved?
There will be activities, assignments, and short quizzes within the course to ensure you understand the content. All quizzes are designed to be accessible and easy to complete by engaging in the course content. Within each module, you will have the answers to each evaluation.
What are the computer requirements for this course?
If you can access the Internet, you can access the course environment. The course environment is compatible with laptops, PCs, tablets and smart phones.
Does this course have prerequisites?
This course does not have a required prerequisite.
Who do I contact if I need help?
You can contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance with any questions you may have. We are here to help!