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Exam Prep: AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Foundations

Revise key topics of AWS services, fill in any knowledge gaps, and take your first steps to becoming an AWS Cloud Practitioner.

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Cover everything you need to pass the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam

In an age of digitisation, millions of new job roles are emerging, and Cloud computing continues to be at the forefront. On this four-week course, you’ll get the skills to help you gain an internationally recognised qualification from a world leader in Cloud technology.

You’ll finish with the necessary knowledge to pass the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam and kickstart your career in Cloud computing.

Learn key aspects of AWS Cloud based services from Amazon Training and Certification

On this course, you’ll examine core topic areas to ensure you have a solid understanding before taking the exam. You’ll cover everything from the AWS shared responsibility model to AWS Cloud costs and be able to map them to AWS Cloud Practitioner roles, as well as broader areas of study.

With this knowledge, you’ll be able to explain concepts relating to cloud security best practice and compliance. You’ll also understand the value of the AWS Cloud, giving you the skills to pass the exam and build on this foundational knowledge afterwards.

Explore the exam’s topic areas and reflect on their place within AWS Cloud solutions

With sample questions and hands-on exercises, you’ll test your knowledge strengths and identify any areas for improvement.

You’ll learn strategies to spot incorrect responses and be able to interpret the concepts tested in the exam.

Demonstrate your knowledge of Amazon Web Services and qualify as a AWS Cloud Practitioner

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to explain the value of the AWS Cloud and describe core services and common use cases.

With this understanding, along with experience of example questions and scenarios, you will have the skills and confidence to pass the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam and become a qualified AWS Cloud Practitioner.

Syllabus

  • Week 1

    Cloud Concepts

    • Welcome to the Course

      Welcome to Exam Prep: AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner! In this course, we present content on all four knowledge domains that are covered in the exam.

    • Domain 1: Cloud Concepts

      In this course, we present content on all four knowledge domains that are covered in the exam. It's important to understand that on the exam, questions from all domains are presented in random order.

  • Week 2

    Security and Compliance

    • Domain 2: Security and Compliance

      This week, you will review relevant concepts and services for Security and Compliance (Domain 2) so you can get a benchmark of your knowledge in this area.

  • Week 3

    Technology

    • Domain 3: Technology

      This week, you will get an overview of relevant concepts and services for Technology (Domain 3) so you can get a benchmark of your knowledge in this area.

  • Week 4

    Billing and Pricing

    • Domain 4: Billing and Pricing

      This week, you will review relevant concepts and services on Billing and Pricing (Domain 4) so you can get a benchmark of your knowledge in this area.

    • Benchmark Assessment

      This week includes a practice assessment that includes questions from all exam domains.

When would you like to start?

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Learning on this course

On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Explain the value of the AWS Cloud
  • Understand and explain the AWS shared responsibility model
  • Understand security best practices
  • Understand AWS Cloud costs, economics, and billing practices
  • Describe and position the core AWS services, including compute, network, databases, and storage
  • Identify AWS services for common use cases

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone preparing for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

The exam is aimed at individuals who can demonstrate knowledge of the AWS Cloud independent of specific job roles.

Who will you learn with?

Morgan Willis is a Principal Cloud Technologist based in the US. Morgan has a background in Software Development, technical training, and has earned 6 AWS Certifications.

Who developed the course?

AWS Training and Certification

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 200 fully featured services from data centers globally. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster.

What's included?

This is a premium course. These courses are designed for professionals from specific industries looking to learn with a smaller group of like-minded individuals.

  • Unlimited access to this course
  • Includes any articles, videos, peer reviews and quizzes
  • Tests to validate your learning
  • Certificate of Achievement to prove your success when you're eligible
  • Download and print your Certificate of Achievement anytime

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  • Courses are split into weeks, activities, and steps to help you keep track of your learning
  • Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

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  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
  • Join the conversation by reading, @ing, liking, bookmarking, and replying to comments from others

Map your progress

  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control
  • Complete 90% of course steps and all of the assessments to earn your certificate

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