AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification Preparation

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Description

Learning Path Overview

This Learning Path AWS certified cloud practitioner is designed specifically for students looking to gain an understanding of the concepts of cloud computing without technical detail. This training is intended for individuals who are looking to build and validate an overall understanding of the AWS Cloud. It is useful for individuals in technical, managerial, sales, purchasing, or financial roles who work with the AWS Cloud.

The Cloud Practitioner Certification Preparation for AWS Learning Path is an ideal starting point for non-technical people looking to understand Cloud Computing from a business perspective. With a blend of instructional courses, hands-on labs, quizzes and a preparation exam, this Learning Path helps you prepare and master the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.  

Learning Objectives

This learning path will enable you to: 

  • Describe the AWS Cloud value proposition
  • Describe the AWS Cloud and the AWS global infrastructure
  • Recognize and explain basic AWS Cloud architectural principles
  • Describe key services on the AWS platform and their common use cases
  • Describe the basic security and compliance aspects of the AWS platform and the shared security model
  • Define the billing, account management, and pricing models
  • Describe basic/core characteristics of deploying and operating in the AWS Cloud

Intended Audience 

  • Those looking to get certified for the AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification

Prerequisites

  • Candidates will benefit from already having a basic understanding of IT services, the AWS platform and the product services it offers

Agenda

This Learning Path starts by outlining the basics of cloud computing before introducing you to the AWS services and solutions relevant to the AWS Cloud Practitioner exam. 

Introduction to Cloud Concepts: You will learn about the benefits and economics of building IT services in the AWS cloud, as well as general best practices including those within the AWS Well-Architected Framework.

Overview of AWS Services: You will learn how core services work across the AWS cloud, including:

  • Compute
  • Storage
  • Networking
  • Database
  • Security
  • Management Services

Introduction to Cloud Security: The Learning Path will cover essential security concepts, including best practices and the Shared Responsibility Model, encryption, access management as well as multiple services managing compliance.

Cloud Billing and Pricing: After completing this Learning Path, you'll not only learn how AWS pricing generally works, but how it varies specifically from service to service, what tools AWS makes available to manage account costs, and the customer support options available for every AWS account.

Quizzes and a final Preparation Exam: This Learning Path includes a final preparation exam to help prepare you for the questions you can expect on the exam within a timed environment. The AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam enables individuals to prove their knowledge with an accredited industry certificate. This exam covers four domains including cloud concepts, security, technology, and billing and pricing.

Feedback

We welcome all feedback so if you are unsure about where to start or if would like help getting started please direct any comments or questions to us at support@cloudacademy.com.

FAQ

What is AWS certified cloud practitioner?

The AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner course provides individuals with an overall understanding of the AWS cloud platform. It is the foundational level of AWS certification. Many individuals continue on to a specific certification after completing Cloud Practitioner. The certification offers an overview of core services offered by AWS, security, network and cloud pricing, and the available support services.

How do I prepare for this AWS certification?

The recommended path to follow in preparation of the certification exam is:

  • Complete all steps to this learning path
  • Study the exam guide 
  • Take the preparation exam a number of times
  • Review multiple AWS whitepapers for additional information
  • Schedule your exam

How long does it take to become AWS certified?

The time required is based strictly on your level of commitment and existing experience. Once you have completed this learning path ensure you set aside time to research any areas you feel the weakest in.

Do AWS certifications expire?

AWS certifications are valid for three years. You will receive a notification before your certification credentials are set to expire, so you can prepare for recertification.

Certificate

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Learning Path Steps

1courses

This course introduces and explains the requirements of the Cloud Practitioner Certification Preparation for AWS learning path.

2courses

This course provides an introduction to Cloud Computing and its key concepts, deployment models, and service models.

3exam-filled

Knowledge Check: What is Cloud Computing?

4courses

This course dives into the fundamental elements of AWS compute services, discussing the features and advantages of each one.

5labs

By completing this hands-on lab, you will be able to create your first Amazon EC2 instance using the AWS Management Console.

6labs

You will learn the steps to launch and configure a Windows virtual machine using Amazon AWS.

7courses

This course covers the wide range of storage services within AWS, their key features, and when and why you would use them.

8labs

Learn to create your first Amazon S3 bucket, create a logical folder for organizational purposes, and upload content to it and set custom metadata using the S3 console

9labs

You will learn the steps to create and use the MySQL Relational Database using Amazon RDS.

10courses

This course gives you an overview of the AWS Virtual Private Cloud and its associated networking components.

11courses

This course introduces you to two services that are used to manage DNS and content delivery within AWS: Amazon Route 53 and Amazon CloudFront.

12labs

Learn how to create an isolated network using Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

13courses

This course covers the basic AWS security services, and how they protect AWS cloud solutions.

14courses

In this course, you'll learn how to manage AWS Cloud services including CloudTrail, Config, Trusted Advisor, CloudWatch, and Personal Health Dashboard.

15courses

In this course, you'll learn more about AWS architecture and infrastructure.

16courses

In this course, you’ll learn about the various billing and cost management services available, what they do, and when they can best help you.

17courses

This course summarizes the AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification Preparation learning path.

18exam-filled

Cert Prep: Certified Cloud Practitioner for AWS

About the Author

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Stuart has been working within the IT industry for two decades covering a huge range of topic areas and technologies, from data centre and network infrastructure design, to cloud architecture and implementation.

To date, Stuart has created 60++ courses relating to Cloud, most within the AWS category with a heavy focus on security and compliance

He is AWS certified and accredited in addition to being a published author covering topics across the AWS landscape.

In January 2016 Stuart was awarded ‘Expert of the Year Award 2015’ from Experts Exchange for his knowledge share within cloud services to the community.

Stuart enjoys writing about cloud technologies and you will find many of his articles within our blog pages.