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AWS Cloud & Architect Associate Level Programme

Everything you need to get into cloud computing


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Duration
2 Months, Part-time
Certifications
AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Level
AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
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Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) not included in price, and must be purchased separately
  • Tutor is available to students

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71-75
Uxbridge Road
West London
London
W55SL
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Overview

If you’re looking for an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud training programme to provide you with the right amount of knowledge and practical skills, this course is ideal for you.

Throughout this programme, you will be able to learn the fundamental information, tools, techniques and skills, to successful move into a career as an AWS Cloud professional. This is through our two training courses: Cloud Practitioner and Solutions Architect (outlined below).

Due to the increasing importance of Cloud Computing today, many organisations are looking to hire AWS professionals, in a range of roles, paying higher than average salaries. Cloud Computing is also a sector of the workforce that’s experiencing a skills-gap, so highly trained professionals are hard to come by. As such, those individuals with the right skills and certifications can end up in excellent career paths, on a salary typically reaching the £55,000+ per annum range. Now is the time to start training!

What’s included?

This programme has been developed to cover the core areas of Cloud Computing: Cloud Practitioner and Solutions Architect. These practical programmes are aimed towards individuals who have minimal exposure to this sector, with a focus on getting you skilled and trained up to a high level.

  • The Cloud Practitioner course is your entry point into Cloud Computing, with a fundamental level being taught. You will gain a solid understanding of the Cloud Computing concepts, AWS Cloud, security, technical assistance and more!
  • The Solutions Architect course teaches you the technical skills required to build an infrastructure on Amazon Web Services. You’ll understand AWS services in more detail and learn how to integrate within the AWS Cloud.

Key features:

  • Developed specifically for beginners with little to no experience
  • Classroom training taught on weekends only
  • Accredited and industry-experienced trainers
  • Fast-track course that is delivered over 6 days (3 weekends)
  • Designed to build both knowledge and confidence
  • Join a community of over 500,000 learners
  • Interest free payments
  • Unlimited Mentor Support

Certifications

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Level
AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
Awarded by Amazon AWS

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Description

A career in Cloud Computing makes for a solid career choice, with both excellent salaries and clear career progression and job security.

To get to that stage, you need to train to gain the knowledge and skills required, as well as earn your certification, through taking the official AWS exams. Once this has been achieved, you will be able to work in this sector and gain the benefits from working in one of the most desired industries around.

Amazon has created some excellent videos to explain what Cloud Computing is and the value of being AWS Certified.

This programme takes you from a basic understanding right through to a comprehensive level, ensuring you have the knowledge to succeed in a Cloud Computing career. Having a certificate as an AWS Cloud Practitioner and AWS Solutions Architect will help you to not only feel confident in your abilities but also support that knowledge with your future employees.

This programme is completed through a series of two courses: AWS Cloud Practitioner course - where you’ll get to understand Cloud concepts and AWS Services in more detail, and the AWS Solutions Architect course - where you’ll understand the process used to create infrastructure on AWS.

As you increase your knowledge and skills in this area, you’ll confidence will increase and once you have completed your exams and received your certifications, you will be able to comfortably work as a Cloud Professional for any organisation.

Due to the market requirement of trained AWS professionals, your new skills will be in high demand by a range of different companies, so enrol onto this programme now to start working towards a career as an AWS professional.

The average UK salary for an AWS professional is £55,000 per annum (excluding London) and £65,000 (including London).

Course Modules

AWS Cloud Practitioner

This foundation level course is designed to provide you with an overall understanding of the AWS Cloud. It includes an overview of cloud concepts and AWS services, basic security and architecture principles, core characteristics of deploying and operating in the AWS Cloud, pricing, and technical assistance.

AWS Solutions Architect

This course covers how to build infrastructure on AWS. Learn the wide variety of AWS services and how these services integrate within AWS. You will gain comprehensive knowledge and technical skills from setup to architect IT infrastructure in AWS.

Course Modules:

AWS Cloud Practitioner - Module Overview

  • Cloud Concepts Introduction
  • AWS terminology and concepts
  • Foundational services: Amazon Elastic Compute
  • Cloud (EC2), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud
  • Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
  • AWS Architecting, and more!

AWS Solutions Architect - Module Overview

  • AWS fundamentals
  • AWS core services
  • Design and implement Cloud Network
  • Making your Cloud highly available
  • AWS best practices
  • Securing AWS services, and more!

Examinations

AWS Cloud Practitioner exam (CLF-C01) - 90 minutes long and made up of multiple-choice and multiple-answer questions. The exam is $100, which you would sit when you are ready.

AWS Solutions Architect exam (SAA-C01) - 130 minutes long and made up of multiple-choice and multiple-answer questions. The exam is $150, which you would sit when you are ready.

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The Agenda

  • Welcome - Refreshments and a run through of the full agenda for the afternoon
  • Introduction to The Cloud - What the Cloud is, why everyone is talking about it, and the future of IT
  • Introduction to AWS - What AWS is and why there is a huge market demand for it right now, plus how to capitalise from it
  • Hands on Labs - Hands on labs on Amazon Web Services and the opportunity to use our state-of-the-art equipment
  • 1-on-1 Career Guidance - Expert career advice from out IT recruitment specialists who will tell you exactly what you need to get a lucrative job in AWS

Event Details

  • Event: AWS Job Assist Virtual Event
  • Available Dates: 23rd & 24th of May, 30th & 31st May, and 6th & 7th of June
  • Time: 10:00am – 1pm
  • Venue: Held Virtually
  • Important Notes: You will need a Laptop to get the most out of your day

Unlimited Mentor Support

This programme includes Unlimited Mentor Support, for 12 months, to help you throughout your training with us. You can ask any question related to your course, irrespective of how simple or technical it may be. To help make things even easier, a mentor can share screens with you (with your permission), to help clarify concepts, demonstrate features, perform detailed walk-throughs and help to reinforce what you have learnt.

You'll benefit from:

  • Unlimited access to our mentors for 12 months from your enrolment
  • Access to a mentor 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
  • Access to a mentor is via live chat, reducing wait times to typically under a minute
  • Being able to speak with a mentor to help reinforce what you’ve learnt

Who is this course for?

Due to the nature of this programme and the career opportunities available once you have completed it, we find out clients tend to fall into three categories: those aspiring to work in IT, University graduates and IT Professionals.

Requirements

There are no additional requirements to enrol onto this programme, but it would be advantageous if you:

  • Have a basic or intermediate understanding of computing and networks
  • Be a fast learner
  • Be hardworking
  • Be committed to succeed

Career path

There are many jobs you can undertake with a certificate in this AWS programme, including:

  • AWS Cloud Engineer
  • AWS Cloud Architect
  • Cloud Sales & Purchase Manager
  • Key Account Manager, Cloud

Salaries and Earning Potential

Due to the current skills-gap in this sector, salaries are averaging between £55,000-£65,000 depending on your location.

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