AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
This course continues to explore subjects and topics covered in AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials but with more depth and detail. Firstly, students will learn available services and their common use cases, AWS Cloud architectural principles (at the conceptual level), account security and compliance. Secondly, participants gain an understanding of AWS Cloud economics including costs, billing, and analysis, and the value proposition of the AWS Cloud.
Program enrollees who complete both the AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials and AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner course will be set up to pass the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-CoI) examination.
Upon course completion students should be able to:
- Describe basic AWS Cloud architectural principles
- Describe the AWS Cloud value proposition
- Explain key services on the AWS platform and their common use cases
- Recognize basic security and compliance aspects of AWS Cloud and the shared security model
- Describe basic/core characteristics of deploying and operating in the AWS Cloud
With a certification in AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, graduates can demonstrate to potential employers that they are proficient in foundational knowledge of cloud services provided by the Amazon Web Services platform.
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AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Duties
AWS Certified Cloud Practitioners monitor security architecture, implement AWS services, pricing and support, and assist internal and external stakeholders with day-to-day cloud-related issues.
Entry-level jobs in Dallas and Arlington typically involve manning a help desk or assisting senior IT managers by training others how to access and utilize AWS Cloud services.
With a few years of experience coupled with continued cloud training and more industry-related certificates, individuals may qualify for leadership roles and increased salaries.
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