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Terraform Associate Certification Exam Preparation

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The Terraform Associate Certification Exam Preparation Learning Path is specifically designed to help you prepare for Hashicorp's Terraform Associate exam. The Terraform Associate certification is for Cloud Engineers specializing in operations, IT, or development who know the basic concepts and skills associated with open source HashiCorp Terraform.


Intended Audience

This learning path is suitable for anyone wanting to pass the Terraform Associate Exam. 

Learning Path Outline

The components of this learning path have been grouped together in the following categories where you will find both courses and labs to take you through each topic:

  • Understand basic IaC concepts
  • Understand Terraform and its core use cases
  • Learn about the Terraform CLI and how to use it
  • Creating and using Terraform modules
  • Understand the Terraform workflow
  • Understand Terraform state amd state configuration
  • Read, generate, and modify Terraform configuration

Learning Objectives

Ultimately the objective is to gain the neccessary knowledge required to successfully pass the Terraform Associate Exam.

This Learning Path will help to develop your knowledge of Terraform and the benefits of IaC in general. You will learn about key Terraform features, techniques, and workflows to launch infrastructure automatically.


A basic understanding of cloud computing and IaC will help. We provide an introduction to Terraform, however, professional experience using Terraform in production is recommended.

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About the Author
Jeremy Cook
Content Lead Architect
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Jeremy is a Content Lead Architect and DevOps SME here at Cloud Academy where he specializes in developing DevOps technical training documentation.

He has a strong background in software engineering, and has been coding with various languages, frameworks, and systems for the past 25+ years. In recent times, Jeremy has been focused on DevOps, Cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP), Security, Kubernetes, and Machine Learning.

Jeremy holds professional certifications for AWS, Azure, GCP, Terraform, Kubernetes (CKA, CKAD, CKS).

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