AWS Academy Cloud Foundations (August 2019)


Offered by the Extension School of American Military University

Prepare for the industry-recognized AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification exam! This introductory course provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, pricing, and support. This course is designed to be delivered over 20 hours and prepares you to confidently take the exam to become an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner.

With the purchase of this course, you can enjoy at least three months access to its content from the time of enrollment.
(This course session ends January 31, 2020.)

Enroll in our current session through October 6, 2019.


Upon successful completion of this training, you will be able to:

    • Take the certification exam with confidence

    • Identify the value and benefits of cloud computing and AWS

    • Understand methods and tools to maintain security and protect data

    • Explain the financial advantages of the AWS cloud

    • Navigate the AWS Management Console

    • Differentiate between AWS storage options

    • Understand AWS compute and networking options

    • Describe and use AWS database option

    • Identify deployment and management options

    • Make decisions based on recommended architectural principles and best practices

Course Curriculum

  • AWS Cloud Foundations Welcome Preview
    5 minutes
  • Course Structure and What to Expect
    30 minutes
  • AWS Cloud Foundations Course Outline Preview
    30 minutes
  • Getting Started Student Guide
    30 minutes
  • Send Your Email Address to Your Instructor
    2 questions
  • Register Your Student Account
    30 minutes
  • Confirming Your Access
    5 minutes
  • Let’s Get to Know Each Other
  • Contacting Your Instructor
    30 minutes
  • Providing Your Feedback
    2 minutes
  • Module 00 – Introduction and Student Guide
    18 minutes
  • Module 01 – Cloud Concepts and Student Guide
    107 minutes
  • Module 01 Discussion
  • Module 02 – AWS Core Services and Student Guide
    360 minutes
  • Module 02 Discussion
  • Module 03 – AWS Security and Student Guide
    110 minutes
  • Module 03 Discussion
  • Module 04 – Cloud Architecting and Student Guide
    47 minutes
  • Module 04 Discussion
  • Module 05 – Cloud Billing and Support Services and Student Guide
    32 minutes
  • Module 05 Discussion
  • Preparing for Your Exam and AWS Resource Links
    30 minutes
  • Congratulations and Good Luck!
    2 minutes

Your Amazon Web Services (AWS) Academy Training Includes

Access to Course Materials 24/7 Online!

Knowledge evolves. With the purchase of this course, you can enjoy at least three months of access to its content completely accessible 24/7 online.

Professional Amazon Web Services Course Materials

This course includes interactive materials and lab directly from the AWS Academy.

Course Discussions

This course contains discussions and assessments to enhance learning and prepare for the final testing.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long do I have access to the course?

You have at least three months of access to course materials. During that time, you can watch the videos and review the techniques as often as you wish.


Does the course require live interaction with the instructor?

No. This course is online with discussion areas to ask questions. You can also directly email the instructor with questions.

Does this course have any certificates?

Upon completion of this course a participation certificate will be awarded. This course helps you reach your cloud expertise goals by preparing you for the industry-recognized Cloud Practitioner certification exam through Amazon Web Services.

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