AWS Academy Cloud Foundations

Information Technology


2 Weeks


Dive into Cloud Computing with AWS: Gain a Comprehensive Understanding of AWS Core Services, Architecture, and Security through our AWS Cloud Foundations Course.


AWS Academy Cloud Foundations is intended for students who seek an overall understanding of cloud computing concepts, independent of specific technical roles. It provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, pricing, and support.

Course and Technical Requirements

In order to get the full benefit from this course, you require the following:

  • Computer/Laptop/Tablet
  • Stable internet connection
  • Firefox/Microsoft Edge/Chrome web browser (latest version)
  • Email/Cell phone for notifications and communication

Learning Objectives

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


Complete this prior to attempting the AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification (CLF-C01)

Module Breakdown

  • MODULE 1
    Cloud Concepts Overview
  • MODULE 2
    Cloud Economics and Billing
  • MODULE 3
    AWS Global Infrastructure Overview
  • MODULE 4
    Cloud Security
  • MODULE 5
    Networking and Content Delivery
  • MODULE 6
  • MODULE 7
  • MODULE 8
  • MODULE 9
    Cloud Architecture
  • MODULE 10
    Automatic Scaling and Monitoring


To ensure success in this course, students should have the following

  • General IT technical knowledge
  • General IT business knowledge

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