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AWS Technical Essentials Certification

Kickstart your professional career in cloud computing on one of the most sought-after platforms today: Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Our training course in the AWS Technical Essentials Certification dives into all you need to know of the AWS management console; including its database options, storage features, security measures, and more.

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Delivery Mode
This is an online short course and students will learn via online self-paced learning
Training Made For Exam Success
Acquire the AWS practical skills and experience working on 2 simulation exams
Build Technical Experience
Develop your skills through hands-on experience with the AWS console, 2 live demos and 21 live demos
Aligned To The Latest AWS Syllabus
Up-to-date with knowledge requirements to pursue and pass your AWS Technical Essentials certification exam

Course Summary

11-12 months
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With cloud computing expertise among the most sought-after skills today, our AWS Technical Essentials Certification training (in partnership with Simplilearn) helps equip you with the basic skills to leverage one of the top, in-demand cloud computing platforms of today. Stand out in the job market with the competitive skills to manage, optimise, and deploy solutions in an AWS environment; with training aligned to the latest AWS syllabus.

What you will learn

By the end of this AWS Technical Essentials Certification training, you will accomplish the following:
  • A fundamental understanding of how cloud computing works, the systems that comprise it, and its benefits for business
  • Knowledge of basic AWS terminologies, concepts, and organisational advantages
  • The skills to navigate the many features of AWS, including its storage, database, security, and deployment options

Course Structure

Designed to equip you with the basics of AWS, this program aims to train you in navigating, managing, and leveraging the AWS cloud computing platform for business. Learn the general benefits, concepts, and systems of the cloud, along with its current demand in today's business landscape - while building the skills to optimise all that AWS has to offer. Through live projects, live demos, and hands-on, practical experience with the AWS console itself; you'll build yourself the competitive skills and knowledge necessary to stand out among employers as an AWS cloud expert.
  • Section 1 - AWS Technical Essentials

    Lesson 01 - Introduction to Cloud Computing
    Lesson 02 - First Steps into Amazon Web Services
    Lesson 03 - Identity and Access Management (IAM)
    Lesson 04 - Networking in AWS - Virtual Private Clouds
    Lesson 05 - Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
    Lesson 06 - AWS Storage
    Lesson 07 - Load Balancing and Autoscaling
    Lesson 08 - DNS and Content Delivery Networks
    Lesson 09 - Monitoring, Auditing and Alerts
    Lesson 10 - Databases
    Lesson 11 - Serverless Computing
    Lesson 12 - Security and Compliance
    Lesson 13 - AWS Pricing, Billing, and Support Services
    Lesson 14 - Conclusion Practice Project

    Delivery mode: self-paced learning only

Completion Certificate

Who is this course for?

Though not a mandatory requirement, individuals looking to enrol in this course are recommended to have the following:
  • A basic knowledge of any programming language

Course projects

As part of your training, you'll learn to apply your newfound knowledge in AWS to real-world projects simulating relevant industry challenges.
Setting Up a Windows Server in the Cloud
As a member of the Windows support group, you will be tasked with setting up a Windows server in the AWS environment. The development team will then deploy and test their application stack.
Navigate the AWS Management Console Using the CloudWatch Service
As a member of the monitoring team, you will be tasked with using the CloudWatch service to navigate and oversee activities through the AWS Management Console.

Career outcomes

Software Engineer
Software engineers are responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of software solutions based on specific business (or client) requirements.
$120k AUD
Information Technology
Cloud Developer
Cloud developers are tasked with the designing, implementing, and maintaining the cloud infrastructure and systems of their company.
$120k AUD
Information Technology
Operations Engineer
Operations engineers analyse the current operational processes of a company, developing and implementing new ways to improve workflow, efficiency, risk management, and resource optimisation.
$95k AUD
Information Technology

AWS Technical Essentials Certification course advisor

Top Certified AWS Trainers
All of our highly qualified instructors are industry experts with years of relevant industry experience. They have been through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to teach for us. We also ensure that only those instructors with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty.

Show off your achievements

Earn your AWS Certification

Digital certificates are the new way for Upskilled and Simplilearn graduates to offer proof of their hard earned knowledge or skill set.

Additionally, upon completion of the entire short course, you will earn a certificate demonstrating your competence and actionable expertise as an experienced professional in the AWS Technical Essentials.

Differentiate Yourself 

Set yourself apart from the competition by certifying your demonstrable expertise to your employers.

This is your ticket to get your foot through the door and proof that you have verified skills in cloud computing under the AWS Technical Essentials, making you job ready as a full-fledged expert.

Share your achievement

You worked for it, you earned it! Share your achievement loud and proud! Talk about your AWS Technical Essentials course certification on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook. Add it to your CV to stand out and showcase to your employers.


What is the difference between a Short Course and an Online Bootcamp?

An Online Bootcamp Program is an intensive and accelerated learning program made up of a collection of self-paced eLearning components and live online classes that students are required to attend.
The Online Bootcamp program curriculum contain a combination of specifically chosen courses and career-critical skills that are aligned to a job role.

A Short Course on the other hand are shorter courses that is designed to target developing a specific skill set or topic. They generally are much quicker to complete than Bootcamp Programs.


What is the AWS Technical Essentials training?

The AWS Technical Essentials training verifies your skills in the basics of storage, security, networking, and general cloud computing on the Amazon Web Services platform. Those who complete the course will have a certified introductory knowledge of the solutions, services, and products offered by AWS, along with the skills to identify AWS services and align them with specific business requirements. It also sets professionals on a pathway towards higher-level AWS certifications such as Foundational, Professional, and Associate credentials.

Ranked among the leaders of the global cloud computing industry, an AWS certification can help position you as a qualified competitor of the field. With hundreds of thousands of active customers each month, the platform is only set to grow in time, along with demand for those with the right skills and experience to leverage it. Training in the AWS Technical Essentials is thus not only valuable starting point into the cloud computing industry - but an effective launchpad into one of the most sought-after cloud environments today.


What are the prerequisites for AWS Technical Essentials training?

In order to qualify for the AWS Technical Essentials training, students must at least have an undergraduate degree or high school qualification. Though not mandatory, applicants are recommended to also have:

A basic knowledge of any programming language.


Is an AWS certification worth it?

AWS certification is a valuable entry path into the highly-demanded, rapidly growing world of cloud computing. While this AWS Technical Essentials training is not aligned to a specific AWS certification exam, it can help you build the fundamental knowledge to pursue higher-level credentials under the platform. These include the AWS Foundational, Professional, and Associate certifications.

Next to Microsoft Azure and the Google Cloud Platform (GCP), AWS is also considered one of the key leaders of today's cloud industry. According to research by the AWS Cloud Economics, Australian adopters of AWS have seen a 23% reduction in IT costs; an acceleration in innovation with a 19% reduction in the time it takes to market new features or applications; and a 40% overall increase in employee efficiency.

As such, the platform - and those with the talents to leverage it - continues to be sought-after by businesses, making those AWS-certified eligible for plenty of high-paying roles in the job market. According to Payscale, the average base salary of an AWS-certified professional is currently $102K AUD per year, with the potential to earn even more as experience grows.


How do I pursue AWS certification?

This training course is not aligned to a specific AWS certification exam, but it can help set the stage for further, higher-level certifications. These include varying titles under their Foundational, Professional, Associate, and Specialty certifications (each with their own pre-requisites, with higher-level titles typically requiring more training and experience).

However, graduates of this course will acquire a certificate of course completion for AWS Technical Essentials training. Students must submit a final cumulative project at the end of the program, and upon successful evaluation by their trainer, must then complete the online exam with a passing minimum score of 60%.


How do I become a certified AWS professional?

Our AWS Technical Essentials certification training (in partnership with Simplilearn) delves into all you need to know to master the fundamentals of the AWS management console. Through 14 comprehensive lessons, you'll gain the basic skills and knowledge to seek out entry-level opportunities in the cloud computing field - as well as pursue more advanced certifications under AWS.

Students will explore all critical functions and features that make up the AWS platform, including its storage, security, network, and database systems. You'll also familiarise yourself with the products, solutions, and services offered by AWS, along with pricing, billing, and support. Through plenty of practical assignments - including live demos, industry-aligned projects, and hands-on practice with the AWS console - you'll develop the "job-ready" skills to instantly apply your skills to the workplace and stand out among employers.

Along with earning a certificate of course completion, graduates will also have build the skills to pursue higher-level certifications under AWS, such as their Foundational, Professional, and Associate credentials. These can further establish your expertise in the industry as an AWS professional.

Best of all, our online program delivery allows you to study at a time, place, and pace of your choosing, providing you with a flexible learning experience best tailored to your needs.


What kind of careers can I pursue with AWS Technical Essentials training?

With the industry relevant knowledge and skills you gain from our AWS Technical Essentials training, you are eligible to apply for in-demand jobs including:
  • Junior cloud developer
  • Junior software engineer
  • Junior operations engineer
  • SysOps administrator
  • Cloud systems administrator


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