AWS Solutions Architect – Associate

AWS Solutions Architect – Associate




Hands-on, interactive, instructor-led course on building secure, scalable, highly-available and performant infrastructure based on the AWS Well-Architected framework. The course will focus on all the topics needed for you to successfully take the AWS Solutions Architect Certification along with hands-on labs on all the topics so you are ready to apply your knowledge of the foundational AWS services day-to-day in the industry. In addition, the course will prepare you for the AWS Cloud Practioner and AWS Developer Associate certifications.

Target Audience: Technical IT Professionals

Class length: 30 hrs

Next Scheduled Class: 1/18/20 – 2/8/20, Saturdays 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Location: Frisco


1. Do I need prior AWS experience to attend?

No, prior AWS experience is not necessary to attend the course. We will go over all the basics in an easy to understand manner, right from setting up the AWS account to creating Serverless applications. However, good background in Client-Server web application technologies and 5-7 years of professional IT experience is a pre-requisite for the course.

2. Do I need to write code?

No, you do not need to be a programmer to successfully complete the course. Batch scripts will be provided for download and explained so you can follow along and work through the labs.

3. What do I need to bring to class?

Please bring a laptop, power supply and a pen/notebook to take notes.

4. How much will usage of all the AWS services cost during class?

You should expect this cost to be $5-$10 if you are diligent about terminating and cleaning up all the services we use right after the completion of each lab.

5. Will I get a course completion certificate?

Yes, you will receive a course completion certificate at the end of the course.

6. Will the course help me get AWS Certified?

Yes, the course is focused on all the services you will need to know successfully pass the following certifications:

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate

AWS Certified Cloud Practioner

AWS Certified Developer Associate

7. Can I become a cloud architect in the real world after attending the course?

Yes, with the hands-on practical knowledge you get in the course, you will be able to practice as a high performing Cloud Architect in the real world.

8. Why attend an instructor-led class, when there are so many cheaper online courses?

A structure that gives you the motivation to commit the needed time to master all the required services for the certification. In addition, the discussions and interaction that keeps the class interesting from the perspective of the different professionals attending are irreplaceable. 

Course Outline

Introduction, IAM & S3




Route 53


High Availability



Exam Review


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