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AWS Academy Cloud Foundations (ACF)

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AWS Academy Cloud Foundations (ACF) SC1AWSCF22

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Course Overview

The AWS Academy Cloud Foundations short course is intended for individuals who are seeking an overall understanding of cloud computing concepts, independent of specific technical roles. This self-paced online course provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, pricing, and support.

This entry-level course prepares students to undertake the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam (at their own expense). Please refer to the Additional Information section below for specific practical outcomes from this course.

This is Amazon Web Services (AWS) accredited training. Upon successful completion, participants will gain a digital badge from AWS that they can share on their LinkedIn profile.*

*Please note: these industry accredited programs are not recognised under the national Australian Qualifications Framework.

Studying during COVID-19 Restrictions

During COVID‐19 lockdown periods, this course will have the majority of the training delivered using online methods of teaching and communication while students engage from home with their trainers. Any required practical components of the course will be moved to a more appropriate time later in the year.

Course Dates & Times

Online Campus

Public - Open from 20th June - Online - 18 hours self paced / 2022

1. Full Fee
$325.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2022 and may change without notice.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

Further details on fees available

This is an entry-level course, but students should possess:

  • General IT technical knowledge
  • General IT business knowledge

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Define the AWS Cloud
  • Explain the AWS pricing philosophy
  • Identify the global infrastructure components of AWS
  • Describe the security and compliance measures of the AWS Cloud, including AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Create a virtual private cloud (VPC) by using Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)
  • Demonstrate when to use Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), AWS Lambda, and AWS Elastic Beanstalk
  • Differentiate between Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS), Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS), and Amazon Simple Storage Service Glacier (Amazon S3 Glacier)
  • Demonstrate when to use AWS database services, including Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Redshift, and Amazon Aurora
  • Explain the architectural principles of the AWS Cloud
  • Explore key concepts related to Elastic Load Balancing, Amazon CloudWatch, and Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling

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This course is delivered online through self-paced learning and will take approximately 18 hours to complete. It is recommended that learners commit three hours per week over the duration of 6 weeks to complete the course.

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