AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

In this fundamental-level course, students gain an overall understanding of AWS Cloud, independent of specific technical roles. It provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS services, security, architecture, pricing, and support. This course also helps students prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

This program covers the full range of topics covered on the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C01) exam, including:

  • Cloud concepts, fundamentals, and architectures
  • AWS Global Cloud Infrastructure, including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS), and Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) 
  • Key services on the AWS platform and their common use cases (including compute and analytics)
  • Security and compliance aspects of the AWS platform and the shared security model
  • Billing, account management, and pricing models.

Employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 11 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are projected to add about 531,200 new jobs. Demand for these workers will stem from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security.

The median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $91,250 in May 2020, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $41,950.