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Cloud Architect

Prepare yourself for a career in cloud computing with this Cloud Architect Certification Course delivered by Simplilearn. Build skills in top cloud technologies such as AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform from the ground up.

You’ll learn to master in-demand skills including the architectural principles and services of the top cloud platforms, design and deploy highly scalable, fault-tolerant applications. Develop job-ready skills to transform yourself into a cloud computing expert.

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This Bootcamp Program includes live virtual classes + self paced learning
Top Certified Cloud Computing Training
Certification training aligned with industry standards from AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud
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Learn valuable concepts explained in live interactive online classes delivered by top industry experts in the cloud computing field
Experience Real World Projects
Experience world-class training and learn industry relevant skills by applying them in real world projects from different industries

Course Summary

Duration
7-10 months
Access For
12 months
Structure
6 courses
Pricing
$1,930 incl. GST
Flexible
12 month payment plans

Be a cloud architect expert by deep diving into the foundations of cloud architecture over 6 courses.

This cloud computing foundation course is designed to help you advance your career as a cloud architect expert in cloud applications and architecture. You will be able to master the key skillsets essential for designing, deploying and maintaining scalable, reliable cloud technology on the top cloud platform providers such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform.

What you will learn

By the end of this cloud computing online course, you will accomplish the following:

  • Gain strong competency in applying the main principles of cloud computing and their implementations on cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure and AWS
  • Implement use cases and configuration options for Azure App Services and App Service environments
  • Design an Azure App Services web app by using Azure CLI, Powershell, and other tools
  • Manage security and identity for Azure solutions
  • Implement AWS security and testing and become an expert in
  • AWS components such as S3, DynamoDB, Elastic Beanstalk, and CloudFormation
  • Get an overview of AWS DMS, the AWS Schema Conversion Tool, and the AWS Database Migration Service
  • Deploy, manage, and operate scalable, highly-available, and fault-tolerant systems on AWS
  • Select the appropriate AWS service based on data, compute, storage, and security requirements
  • Set up a GCP account and utilise GCP services, including networking, storage, and content delivery network
  • Understand Google Virtual Machines and how to work with them
  • Be skilled with SQL to store and manage data in the cloud

Course Structure

Gain expertise in the top cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure and Google Platform. This cloud computing training will consist of a structured learning program designed by industry leading experts. Each course will consist of live instrutor led online classrooms, access to self-paced video content, practice exams and resources to allow you to put your cloud architect skills to the test. The course content details for the bootcamp are summarised below.

  • Course 1 - AWS Solutions Architect

    This course is geared towards helping you gain a solid understanding of how to leverage AWS architectural principles and services such as IAM, VPC, EC2, EBS, and more. The course will align with the latest exam announced by Amazon Web Services, and you will learn how to design & scale AWS Cloud implementations with the best practices recommended by Amazon. Attaining this skillset will showcase to employers your strong expertise which can ultimately lead to a potential 36% increase in salary from the average $150,000 AUD.

    Section 1: Self-paced Learning Curriculum

    -Lesson 1: Course Introduction
    -Lesson 2: AWS Overview
    -Lesson 3: Amazon Elastic Compute - Cloud EC2
    -Lesson 4: Amazon Storage Services - S3
    -Lesson 5: Amazon Virtual Private Cloud - VPC
    -Lesson 6: Databases on AWS
    -Lesson 7: Amazon Route
    -Lesson 8: IAM and Security on AWS
    -Lesson 9: Application and Serverless Services in AWS
    -Lesson 10: Secure and Highly Available Architecture

    Section 2: Live Class Curriculum

    -Lesson 1: Course Introduction
    -Lesson 2: AWS Overview
    -Lesson 3: Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
    -Lesson 4: Amazon Storage Services
    -Lesson 5: Amazon Virtual Private Cloud - VPC
    -Lesson 6: Databases on AWS
    -Lesson 7: Amazon Route 53
    -Lesson 8: IAM and Security on AWS
    -Lesson 9: Application and Serverless Services in AWS
    -Lesson 10: Secure and Highly Available Architecture

    Free course: Linux Training

    -Lesson 1: Course Introduction
    -Lesson 2: Introduction to Linux
    -Lesson 3: Ubuntu
    -Lesson 4: Ubuntu Dashboard
    -Lesson 5: File System Organisation
    -Lesson 6: Introduction to CLI
    -Lesson 7: Editing Text Files and Search Patterns
    -Lesson 8: Package Management
    -Practice Project
    Course delivery format: online learning + live virtual classes

  • Course 2 - Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

    Learning Microsoft Azure is a valuable resource for individuals and teams who want to know more about cloud computing. This course covers the fundamentals of cloud computing and explains how it has been implemented in Microsoft Azure using different services. You will deep dive into key cloud concepts and terminology, understand all characteristics and differences of Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud and it's benefits.

    -Lesson 1: Cloud Concepts
    -Lesson 2: Core Azure Services
    -Lesson 3: Security, Privacy, Compliance and Trust
    -Lesson 4: Azure Pricing and Support
    Course delivery format: online learning only

  • Course 3 - Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate AZ: 104

    Be a part of the cloud revolution in this Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate course. Aligned with the 2020 edition of the Exam AZ-104, this course is best suited for professionals wishing to be successful as an Azure Administrator. The A02-70246 - Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions is packed with practical exercises to unlock your full potential and boost your career by adding one or more Microsoft certification to your resume. This certification can ultimately help you land job interviews and offers.

    Section 1: Self-paced Curriculum 

    -Lesson 1: Course Introduction
    -Lesson 2: Manage Azure Identities and Governance
    -Lesson 3: Implement and Manage Storage
    -Lesson 4: Deploy and Manage Azure Compute Resources
    -Lesson 5: Spotligh
    -Lesson 6: Configure and Manage Virtual Networking
    -Lesson 7: Monitor and Backup Azure Resources
    -Lesson 8: Spotlight

    Section 2: Course Introduction

    -Lesson 01: Course Introduction

    Section 3: Manage Azure Identities and Governance

    -Lesson 1: Manage Subscriptions and Governance
    -Lesson 2: Manage Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) 
    -Lesson 3: Administer Identity 

    Section 4: Implement and Manage Storage

    -Lesson 1: Creating and Configuring Storage Accounts
    -Lesson 2: Configure Azure Files
    -Lesson 3: Configure Storage with Tools 

    Section 5: Deploy and Manage Azure Compute Resources

    -Lesson 1: Administer Virtual Machine
    -Lesson 2: Create and Configure an App Service
    -Lesson 3: Create and Configure Azure Containers and Desired States

    Section 6: Configure and Manage Virtual Networking

    -Lesson 1: Administer Virtual Networking
    -Lesson 2: Administer Intersite Connectivity
    -Lesson 3: Administer Network Traffic

    Section 7: Monitor and Backup Azure Resources

    -Lesson 1: Administer Data Protection
    -Lesson 2: Administer Monitoring

    Course delivery format: online learning + live virtual classes

  • Course 4 - Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions AZ-305

    This Microsoft Azure Achitect Technologies AZ-303 training. course is delivered in collaboration with Simplilearn (a Microsoft Silver Partner) will establish you as an expert in Azure Solutions Architect and help you ace the latest AZ-303 exam. From building up your Windows Server skill set to understanding the various components that are required for implementing each step of a design, this course is designed to take your career to the next level.

    You will learn essential Azure skills such as designing identity, governance, and monitoring solutions, designing data storage and infrastructure solutions and contributing to business continuity.

    Self-paced Learning and Live Class Curriculum

    -Lesson 1: Course Introduction
    -Lesson 2: Design a Governance Solution
    -Lesson 3: Design Authentication Solutions
    -Lesson 4: Design Authorisation
    -Lesson 5: Spotlight
    -Lesson 6: Design a Solution for Logging and Monitoring
    -Lesson 7: Design for High Availability
    -Lesson 8: Design a Solution for Backup and Recovery
    -Lesson 9: Design a Solution for Non-Relational Data
    -Lesson 10: Spotlight
    -Lesson 11: Design a Solution for Relational Data
    -Lesson 12: Design Data Integration
    -Lesson 13: Design a Compute Solution
    -Lesson 14: Design an Application Architecture
    -Lesson 15: Spotlight
    -Lesson 16: Design a Network Solution
    -Lesson 17: Design Migrations
    -Lesson 18: Design for Cost Optimisation
    -Lesson 19: Spotlight

    Course delivery format: online learning + live virtual classes

  • Course 5 - Google Cloud Platform Architect Training

    The Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Architect certification builds on your existing knowledge of enterprise cloud technologies by providing training on the full stack of GCP products and services. You will gain in-depth knowledge of the principles, patterns, and practices used when designing the next generation of enterprise applications that run in a Cloud environment.

    It is a hands-on course with no prerequisites to ensure participants gain sufficient experience with Google’s compute, storage and networking products. This course will help you understand how to manage access control across multiple enterprises using service accounts; design scalable networking solutions for large-scale organizations; deploy fault tolerant applications over redundant networks; manage large amounts of data by designing cost effective storage solutions; efficiently access underlying resources such as compute engines, containers and APIs using policies

    -Lesson 1: Introduction to Google Cloud for Techs
    -Lesson 2: Google Cloud - Introduction to GCP
    -Lesson 3: Google Cloud IAM (Identify & Access Management)
    -Lesson 4: Google Regions & Zones
    -Lesson 5: Google Cloud - Virtual Machines
    -Lesson 6: Networking (VPC)
    -Lesson 7: Google Cloud Load Balancer & Autoscaling
    -Lesson 8: CDN - Content & Delivery Network
    -Lesson 9: Google Cloud Storage - Cloud SQL
    -Lesson 10: Cloud Storage - Datastore
    -Lesson 11: Cloud Storage - Spanner
    -Lesson 12: Google Cloud Storage - Storage 

    Course delivery format: online learning only

  • Course 6 - Cloud Architect Captsone Project

    The capstone project is a chance to put your cloud skills to the test by applying them hands on in an industry project. This project requires that you build a technical solution based on a real-world business problem and will showcase your understanding of the course material and provide practical experience in cloud computing.

    -Lesson 1: Capstone Project Information
    Course delivery format: online learning + live virtual classes

Completion Certificate

You will gain individual certificates after completing each course

Optional electives

We make learning other topics fully accessible. Optional electives are available as part of this Cloud Architect Bootcamp course.These are not mandatory to complete, but are available as additional courses to study if you are interested in expanding your knowledge and further implementing your skills.

  • Elective 1 - AWS SysOps Associate
  • Elective 2 - AWS Developer Associate
  • Elective 3 - Microsoft Certified Azure Developer Associate
  • Elective 4 - AWS Database Migration

Tools covered

Who is this course for?

Professionals wishing to succeed in this Cloud Architect course should have:

  • an undergraduate degree in any discipline

This Cloud Architect online certification is suitable for both new comers and experienced professionals.

Aspiring professionals of any educational background looking to start their career in cloud architect include:

  • Professionals with less than 2 years of experience who are working in either technical or non-technical job roles and wish to build successful careers in the cloud computing domain

People working in the following roles will benefit the most from this online certification include:

  • Product managers
  • Systems administrators and IT managers
  • IT administrators and operators
  • IT engineers
  • Cloud engineers
  • Software developers
  • Software architects

Payment Options

Option 1 - Pay upfront and save today

$1,930 incl. GST - Save $410 when you pay upfront
RRP $2340

When you pay upfront with any Upskilled delivered by Simplilearn courses you gain the confidence and security of being able to start learning straight away - save $410 when you pay upfront.

Option 2 - Upskilled Payment Plans

For Upskilled courses delivered by Simplilearn - we can arrange for you an interest-free, flexible and easy to manage monthly payment plan.

With our convenient and affordable payment plans, you can split the RRP course price over 12 months and pay equal monthly payments as low as $195 per month.

Course projects

This Cloud Architect certification training includes industry-relevant projects from various industries to help you demonstrate your cloud architect skills. Below are the details on projects you will be working on

Set up your organisations blog with cloud specifications

The blogging team would like to use their own development copy of the WordPress instance so that any changes don’t impact the live copy. You will set up a WordPress blog for your organization using defined specifications with Amazon Cloud, AMI and Auto Scaling.

 

Test new applications using Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)

The development team requires you to create a small Linux instance for testing a new application. You will create the EC2 instance as per defined specifications. A few days later, the development team informs you that they want to move the instance into production, so they want you to change the specifications of the instance.

 

Distribute content using Amazon cloud object storage (S3)

You have been asked to deploy a content portal or portal site to the global offices of your company. You need to prevent access to the content in France and Australia, but be able to audit who is accessing the site. The content does not change very often; however, some of the files are very large, and you must find a solution to minimize end user latency.

 

Host web applications and performance monitoring

You will assist OsCrop management in building a highly available web application. As they lack the team to manage the environment, they are exploring the option of Azure PaaS (Web Apps) for its web hosting. OsCrop’s user pattern for this application is sporadic in nature; it can expect a spike in traffic at any moment. Additionally, the team is looking to adopt a proper monitoring mechanism to track the details of the application's performance. To solve these issues and optimise the process, the team is looking to utilise Azure Auto Scaling capabilities to manage this.

Career outcomes

Cloud Architect

A cloud architect is a specialised IT professional specialising in designing, building, deploying, and maintaining an organisations' cloud applications and critical infrastructure
 

Salary
$150k AUD
Information Technology
Cloud Consultant

Cloud consultants use their deep knowledge in all functions of the cloud computing field to analyse client data, create cloud migration policies and propose the most cost-effective and reliable cloud solution for business optimisation purposes. 

Salary
$165k AUD
Information Technology

Cloud Architect course advisor

Cloud Architect Certified Trainers
Our trainers are industry experts with at least 10-12 years of relevant experience in the cloud computing fields. We have a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us.

Show off your achievements

Earn your Cloud Architect Bootcamp Certification

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

You will receive individual certificates after each short course. Additionally, upon completion of the entire bootcamp, you will earn a certificate demonstrating your competence and expertise as a cloud architect professional.

Differentiate Yourself

Set yourself apart from the competition with the cloud architect certificate. This is your ticket to get your foot through the door and proof that you have applied knowledge and skills to real-world projects making you job ready as a full-fledged cloud architect expert.

Share your achievement

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

85% of Simplilearn students report career benefits such as landing the next promotion or getting a new job

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I had a great experience completed my course. Everyone was helpful and was always available when needed.

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Upskilled were great, they followed up my progress often and it was very easy to communicate with them. Definitely recommend!

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FAQ's to help you

  • How do I get started with cloud computing courses?

    If you find yourself looking into cloud computing as a new horizon in your career, Upskilled's online short course could be a starting point to what you’re looking for. Delivered by Simplilearn designed with industry experts, this course suits the needs of entry-level workers from various backgrounds who want to explore their options, as well as experienced professionals looking for a career change. If you’re new to the world of cloud computing or already have some experience, our qualifications can help take your skills to the next level. Our short online cloud computing foundation courses make it easy for you to get your foot through the door as a cloud computing expert by equipping you with the skills which employers are constantly on the lookout for.

  • Do I need to have an IT background to be eligible for a cloud computing course?

    This online cloud computing certification is suitable for both new comers and experienced professionals. It is not necessary to have a background in IT to be eligible for this cloud computing course. To be eligibile for this course, professionals should hold an undergraduate degree in any discipline

  • Which cloud certification is best for beginners to take?

    Finding the right course in cloud computing can be difficult, but is also very rewarding. There are numerous providers out there who offer various courses and certifications for different levels of expertise. Finding the right cloud computing course for you is not only important but will set you up for success in your career as a cloud architect. Taking into consideration certain factors will give you a good understanding on how to choose the right course for your needs. These can include:

    • Choosing the right cloud computing provider
    • Quality of education
    • Content material
    • Credibility of courses
    • Funding options
  • What job opportunities can I get after learning cloud computing?

    After completing this cloud computing course online there are a wide range of jobs opportunities available. Some examples of career roles include:

    • Cloud Architect
    • Cloud Consultant
    • Cloud System Administrator
  • Does cloud computing offer a competitive salary?

    A qualification in cloud computing is in high demand as it showcases to potential employers your practical skills in cloud infrastructure. Moreover, a training certificate in cloud computing can enhance your earning potential and demonstrate to employers your solid knowledge in cloud technology. The salary for a role in cloud computing is highly competitve and ranges from AU$120,000 to $180,000

  • What is a Cloud Architect?

    A cloud architect is an IT professional who oversees a company's cloud computing infrastructure, including the design and deployment of cloud applications. Cloud architects also make key decisions about cloud adoption plans, which include public, private and hybrid clouds. As a cloud computing architect, you play a part as a consultant, where you need to stay current on the latest trends and issues in order to provide their organization with the best support possible. In order to do this well, you must understand how each cloud service provider works.

  • Does the Cloud Architect role require coding knowledge?

    Yes, to become a cloud architect you may need to at least have basic coding skills. However, many individuals come from various backgrounds where they pick up basic coding skills along the way.

  • Will I earn a certificate?

    Yes, upon completing the course program and projects, you will gain a cloud solution architect certification as a demonstration of your applied practical skills and knowledge, which you can showcase in your CV.

  • What are the professional backgrounds of Cloud Architect students?

    This course is suited for both beginners or experienced professionals with less than 2 years of experience who are working in either technical or non-technical job roles and wish to build successful careers in the cloud computing domain

    Professionals working in the following roles will benefit the most from the Cloud Architect Master’s Program: Solutions architects, Programmers, Cloud developers, Cloud software engineers or DevOps professionals.

  • How do I enrol in the Cloud Architect Bootcamp?

    To enrol in the online Cloud Architect online course, you'll need to first submit an enquiry form via our website. You'll need to provide the following details:

    • Your Name
    • Best Phone Number
    • Email Address

    Once you've submitted your online form, one of our education consultants will be in touch within 48 hours.

    During the consultation, you'll be able to ask questions regarding payment options, learning content and what career outcomes you can pursue if you complete your studies.

  • What jobs roles can I work as upon completing the bootcamp?

    There are various career roles a cloud architect student can work in upon completion of this short online course. Some examples of career roles include: Cloud Consultant, Cloud Architect or Cloud Systems Administrator.

  • What payment options are available?

    Enrol immediately and pay full price upfront at $2139 or pay in split payments as a low as $178.25 per month. Find out more about other flexible payment plans and get in touch with one of our Education Consultants today

  • How do I become a Cloud Architect?

    One of the most common and distinguished ways to enter the world of IT as specialised cloud architect is through immersive learning programs such as certified online courses or bootcamps.

    This online cloud computing course co-designed with industry experts provides you with an in-depth understanding of best practices and principles in cloud computing infrastructure, including the design and deployment of cloud applications.

    Delivered through a unique immersive environment, this cloud computing short course will set you up to be a full-fledged expert in your career.

    Upon completion you will earn an industry-recognised certificate that will strongly demonstrate your applicable skills and on-the-job expertise as a cloud architect.

  • Get a free consultation & kickstart your career

    We're always here to help you succeed. Get a free education consultation with one of our Upskilled Education Consultants about this course or simply find out what's best for you.

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