AMAZON WEB SERVICES (AWS)

What is the AWS Cloud?

The Amazon Web Services cloud is another cloud computing platform available to businesses around the globe, and more specifically in the Dallas Fort-Worth Area. Cloud technology is rapidly becoming the preferred way companies access software, store and share data. However, there is a serious need for IT professionals with skills in cloud computing and understanding.

CCI Training Center, in Dallas and Arlington, recognized the need for cloud-trained professionals and created the Cloud Technology Administration Program. It offers three unique career education tracks that specialize in one of the major cloud computing management systems. All tracks prepare students for entry-level IT positions working for employers that use these cloud-based services.

Upon completion of Track II, students are prepared to take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification exam, an industry recognized certificate that demonstrates skills and knowledge of the AWS platform’s specific tools and protocol. Students who successfully complete this program track will receive a certificate of Completion in Cloud Technology Administration.

Participants can earn the AWS certificate in as little as 27 weeks!

Track II introduces students to cloud basics and IT Fundamentals in the AWS cloud environment. This comprehensive track explores fundamentals of cloud computing and applications. With a secure foundation of the benefits of working in the cloud and security protocol, students advance to more specific Amazon Web Services topics such as its core services, products and tools.

Track II: Amazon Web Services (AWS) courses include:

  • IT Fundamentals
  • IT Security Fundamentals
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Cloud Essentials
  • Cloud+
  • AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • Career Development
  • Practicum

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AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials

This course starts off with getting students familiarized with AWS cloud services. Then, students will gain an overall understanding of the AWS cloud, independent of the specific technical roles.

In addition, the course will provide students with a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS services, security, architecture, pricing, and support. The topics covered in this course will prepare participants for the next module in this program track, AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner.

Some of the topics that students will learn about in this course are:

  • AWS Cloud concepts
  • Core AWS services provided
  • The benefits of the AWS Cloud
  • Basic global infrastructure
  • Core security components
  • Financial benefits and cost management
  • AWS Cloud migration
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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.

**For a full list of courses and course descriptions in this program track click here.  

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.

Four reasons you should pursue AWS Certifications, according to 2020 Global Knowledge survey

Cloud Tech Jobs Available to Program Graduates

As a CCI Training Center graduate you will have access to the career services department. There you can receive assistance in seeking and securing employment.

The current growth in the Cloud Technology field promises not only employment potential but also opportunity to advance in the industry. Hands-on training and industry certifications make you more attractive to prospective employers.

Some jobs that CCI graduate students can compete for are:

  • Computer User Support Specialist
  • Computer Technician
  • Desktop Support Technician
  • Cloud Help Desk Specialist
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Cloud Migration Specialist
  • Network Technician
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Junior Cloud Engineer
  • IT Specialist

Why Choose CCI?

CCI Training Center has been providing exceptional hands-on training in a professional learning environment for 35 years in the Dallas-Fort Worth region. Students are guided every step of the way to complete their program and are prepared to pass industry certifications. This premier IT school provides quality IT training for those looking to start a new career in this fast-growing industry or for those looking to add new skills for possible promotions.

Currently, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students at CCI Training Center are completing their IT certification classes online. They attend online lectures, and complete any labs, assignments, and simulations virtually under the supervision of their instructors, unless otherwise instructed. Instructors are available to assist remotely as needed.

CCI Training Center doesn’t just get certifications in the hands of students, they do more. Upon graduation their Career Services department assist graduates in seeking and securing a place of employment.

In addition, students may retake classes at no additional tuition fee and all alumni benefit from life-long career assistance at no additional cost. That’s what makes CCI Training Center the best choice for you! Click here to get started or call us: Dallas (972) 846-8796 or Arlington (817) 668-3556.

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