AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials

Live Classroom
Duration: 1 day


Live Virtual Classroom
Duration: 1 day
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The Amazon Web Services (AWS) authorized Cloud Practitioner Essentials course is intended for individuals who seek an overall understanding of the AWS cloud, independent of specific technical roles. This AWS course provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS services, security, architecture, pricing, and support. The course helps you master the fundamentals of AWS cloud regardless of your role and also helps you prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

What You'll Learn

  • Summarize the working definition of AWS
  • Describe the basic global infrastructure of the AWS cloud
  • Explain the six main benefits of the AWS cloud
  • Describe the AWS well-architected framework
  • Describe and provide an example of the core AWS
  • including compute, network, database, and storage services
  • Identify an appropriate amount solution using AWS cloud services for various use cases
  • Explain the AWS Shared Responsibility Model
  • Describe the core security services within the AWS cloud
  • Articulate the financial benefits of the AWS Cloud for your organization’s cost management
  • Define the core billing, account management, and pricing models
  • Explain how to use pricing tools to make cost-effective choices for AWS services
  • Differentiate between on-premises, hybrid cloud, and all-in cloud models
  • Describe the basics of AWS cloud migration


  • Summarize the benefits of AWS
  • Describe differences between on-demand delivery and cloud deployments
  • Summarize the pay-as-you-go pricing model

  • Describe the benefits of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) at a basic level
  • Identify the different amazon EC2 instance types
  • Differentiate between the various billing options for Amazon EC2
  • Describe the benefits of Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
  • Summarize the benefits of Elastic Load Balancing
  • Examples of Elastic Load Balancing applications
  • Summarize the differences between Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) and Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
  • Summarize additional AWS compute options

  • Summarize the benefits of the AWS global infrastructure
  • Describe the basic concept of availability zones
  • Describe the benefits of Amazon CloudFront and Edge locations
  • Compare different methods for provisioning AWS services

  • Describe the basic concepts of networking
  • Describe the difference between public and private networking resources
  • Explain a virtual private gateway using a real-life scenario
  • Explain a Virtual Private Network (VPN) using a real-life scenario
  • Describe the benefit of AWS Direct Connect
  • Describe the benefit of hybrid deployments
  • Describe the layers of security used in an IT strategy
  • Describe which services are used to interact with the AWS global network

  • Summarize the basic concept of storage and databases
  • Describe the benefits of Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS)
  • Describe the benefits of Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
  • Describe the benefits of the Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)
  • Summarize various storage solutions
  • Describe the benefits of Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
  • Describe the benefits of Amazon DynamoDB
  • Summarize various database services

  • Explain the benefits of the shared responsibility model
  • Describe multi-factor authentication (MFA)
  • Differentiate between the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) security levels
  • Describe security policies at a basic level
  • Explain the benefits of AWS organization
  • Summarize the benefits of compliance with AWS
  • Explain primary AWS security services at a basic level

  • Summarize approaches to monitoring your AWS environment
  • Describe the benefits of Amazon CloudWatch
  • Describe the benefits of AWS CloudTrail
  • Describe the benefits of AWS Trusted Advisor

  • Understand AWS pricing and support models
  • Describe the AWS Free Tier
  • Describe the key benefits of AWS organizations and consolidated billing
  • Explain the benefits of AWS Cost Explorer
  • Explain the primary benefits of the AWS Pricing Calculator
  • Distinguish between the various AWS Support Plans
  • Describe the benefits of the AWS Marketplace

  • Understand migration and innovation in the AWS Cloud
  • Summarize the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (AWS CAF)
  • Summarize six key factors of a cloud migration strategy
  • Describe the benefits of various AWS data migration solutions, such as AWS Snowcone, AWS Snowball, and AWS Snowmobile
  • Summarize the broad scope of innovative solutions that AWS offers

  • Summarize the five pillars of the AWS Well-Architected Framework
  • Explain the six benefits of cloud computing

  • Determine resources for preparing for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Basics
  • Describe the benefits of becoming AWS Certified Course Final Assessment
  • Solve questions similar to those found within the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam
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Who should attend

This course is intended for –
  • Sales professionals
  • Legal professionals
  • Marketing professionals
  • Business analysts
  • Project managers
  • IT-related professionals


To attend this course, participants need to have:
  • General IT business knowledge
  • General IT technical knowledge

Interested in this Course?


    This course helps participants prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner examination. This credential would help an organization identify and develop talent with critical knowledge of implementing cloud initiatives. The certification validates an individual’s cloud fluency and foundational AWS knowledge. The AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam comprises 65 questions – either multiple-choice or multiple-response. Participants get 90 minutes to take the exam. The exam is available in English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, and Spanish.

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