AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials

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The AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials course is designed to develop a fundamental understanding of the AWS cloud, independent of specific technical roles. In this course, you’ll learn about AWS services, AWS cloud concepts, AWS architecture, security, pricing, and support to build your AWS cloud knowledge.
This course prepares you for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam and includes presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on labs.


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AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials Course

This is a fundamental-level course that is intended at providing an overall understanding of the AWS cloud, irrespective of your background. Whether you are into technical or non-technical role such as legal, finance, marketing, or sales, this course will provide you with a fundamental understanding of AWS cloud concepts that will help you gain confidence and contribute to your organization’s cloud initiatives.
After completing this course, you will gain the confidence to work on cloud initiatives while also gaining knowledge about the basics of global infrastructure of the AWS cloud. You will also be able to describe and provide an example of core AWS services including network, compute, storage and databases. In addition, you will gain insights on core billing and pricing models, and learn how to use pricing tools to make cost-effective choices for AWS services.

This course is the starting point to prepare for your AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification.

Course Curriculum


This course is intended for:  

  • Sales
  •  Legal
  •  Marketing 
  •  Business Analysts 
  •  Project Managers  
  •  AWS Academy Students
  •  Other IT-related professionals

Eligibility Criteria

This course demands candidates to:

  • Have a minimum of 6 months of experience of working in the AWS environment in any role including purchasing, sales, managerial, technical, or financial
  • Possess a basic understanding of IT services and their application in the AWS Cloud platform

Course Objectives

In this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between types of cloud models such as hybrid cloud, on-premises cloud, and all-in cloud models
  • Learn the advantages of the AWS cloud
  • Describe the basic global infrastructure of the AWS Cloud and the AWS well-architectured framework
  • Understand the basics of AWS Cloud migration and AWS shared responsibility model
  • Know how to use pricing tools in order to make cost-effective selections for AWS services
  • Articulate the financial benefits of the AWS cloud for organizational benefit
  • Prepare well for moving forward with the AWS learning paths

About the Certification - AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certification

The AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials course is your starting point to prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification.

This credential provides you with the critical knowledge related to implementing cloud initiatives and validates your cloud fluency and foundational AWS knowledge.

The AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner credential validates the following abilities:

  • Define the AWS Cloud and basic global cloud infrastructure
  • Describe basic AWS Cloud architectural principles
  • Describe the AWS Cloud value proposition
  • Describe key services on the AWS platform and their common use cases
  • Describe basic security and compliance aspects of the AWS platform and the shared security model
  • Identify sources of documentation or technical assistance
  • Describe basic and core characteristics of deploying and operating in the AWS Cloud


About the exam:

Exam Code: CLF-C01

Level: Foundational

Format: Multiple-choice questions

No. of Questions: 65

Duration: 90 minutes

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Course Outline

  • 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
  • Give an example of the uses for Elastic Load Balancing
  • Summarize the differences between Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) and Amazon Simple Queue Services (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 benefits of Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS)
  • Describe benefits of Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
  • Describe the benefits of 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 Organizations
  • 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 key benefits of AWS Organizations and consolidated billing
  • Explain the benefits of AWS Budgets
  • 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 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
  • Determine resources for preparing for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner examination
  • Describe benefits of becoming AWS Certified

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AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials is a fundamental-level course that helps you understand the basic concepts of the AWS cloud irrespective of your background. It also prepares you for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

Candidates are recommended to have general IT technical and IT business knowledge before applying to this course.

Yes, this training program prepares you for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification.

This is a 1-day course.

In case you fail an exam, you can retake the certification exam after 14 days. There is no limit on number of attempts but you will have to pay the full registration fee for each attempt.