AWS Academy Cloud Foundations

Dates: July 26 - August 18, 2022

Meets: Tu and Th from 12 N to 12 M

Registration Fee: $600.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Course Version

This course outline applies to version 2.0 of AWS Academy Cloud Foundations in English. Details of changes from version 1.0 are available in the Instructor Guide.


AWS Academy Cloud Foundations is intended for students who seek an overall understanding of cloud computing concepts, independent of specific technical roles. It provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, pricing, and support. Exam fee included in cost.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Define the AWS Cloud
  • Explain the AWS pricing philosophy
  • Identify the global infrastructure components of AWS
  • Describe the security and compliance measures of the AWS Cloud, including AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Create a virtual private cloud (VPC) by using Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)
  • Demonstrate when to use Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), AWS Lambda, and AWS Elastic Beanstalk
  • Differentiate between Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS), Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS), and Amazon Simple Storage Service Glacier (Amazon S3 Glacier)
  • Demonstrate when to use AWS database services, including Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Redshift, and Amazon Aurora
  • Explain the architectural principles of the AWS Cloud
  • Explore key concepts related to Elastic Load Balancing, Amazon CloudWatch, and Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling


Approximately 20 hours. When delivered synchronously by an educator. Detailed timings are provided below. Actual delivery times will vary from class to class and depending on the delivery format. AWS Academy Cloud Foundations must be delivered over a period of at least two weeks.


This class will meet asynchronously.
Fee: $600.00

Date Day Time Location
07/26/2022Tuesday12 N to 12M
07/28/2022Thursday12 N to 12M
08/02/2022Tuesday12 N to 12M
08/04/2022Thursday12 N to 12M
08/09/2022Tuesday12 N to 12M
08/11/2022Thursday12 N to 12M
08/16/2022Tuesday12 N to 12M
08/18/2022Thursday12 N to 12M


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