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Professional Diploma in AWS Cloud Practitioner

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Kickstart your career as a cloud practitioner with this hands-on Amazon Web Services (AWS) course. Build the skills and confidence to pass the AWS exam, CLF-C01, and start using the AWS cloud platform to solve common business challenges.

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Why UCD Professional Academy?

  • Valuable, trusted certification
  • Industry expert lecturers
  • Flexible learning options

€85,500 / Annual

AWS Consultant Salary in Ireland

The average AWS Consultant salary in Ireland is €85,500 per year.

Salary data source: indeed.com, 7th July 2022


Salary data source: indeed.com, 7th July 2022

AWS Course Modules

This hands-on course takes you through the fundamentals of using a world-class cloud platform to run services and products. You will use key services on the AWS platform for various everyday use cases. You will learn more technical skills such as building a web server or deploying a dynamic website, plus more administrative knowledge such as billing, pricing, and account management. Practice exercises and assignments will reinforce your understanding.

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1. Introduction To AWS

Discover the benefits of AWS and learn the differences between on-demand delivery and cloud deployments.

  • What is the cloud?
  • AWS infrastructure
  • Overview of AWS services

2. Permissions & Storage

Learn about the concept of storage and the various Amazon storage solutions available.

  • IAM
  • S3
  • CloudFront

3. Compute

Discover the benefits of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) and identify the different instance types.

  • Amazon EC2
  • Load balancing

4. Databases

Learn about the various database services available.

  • Types of databases
  • RDS
  • Route 53

5. Architecting In The Cloud

Learn the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on AWS.

  • Infrastructure as code
  • CloudFormation
  • CloudWatch

6. Billing & Pricing

Learn about AWS pricing and support models, including the key benefits of AWS Organizations and consolidated billing.

  • Pricing
  • Budgets
  • Support

7. Security

Discover the basic security and compliance aspects of the AWS platform and the shared security model.

  • Security Model
  • Encryption

8. Advanced AWS Concepts

Discover more advanced AWS concepts, such as configuring a Lambda function to connect to private subnets or deploying deep learning models.

  • AWS AI Services
  • AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • AWS Lambda

9. Final Project & Labs

Apply what you have learned so far to create an end-to-end architected solution in the cloud.

  • Project work

10. Presentations & Exam Prep

Last week’s projects will be presented to the group, and you will work on some exam preparation.

  • Exam prep

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Students taking part in this course will now have access to the EBSCO Online Library, free of charge, for the full duration of the course. Here you can browse thousands of relevant journals, articles and other reliable academic and commercial texts like the Harvard Business Review, Bloomberg Businessweek and Forbes Magazine, to supplement your learning and assignments.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is this course right for me?

This AWS course would suit anyone who wants to learn what the cloud is and how AWS works - both those in technical careers and those in related roles who are part of cloud decision-making. Technical expertise is not required to succeed on this course. If you already work regularly with AWS services, this course may be too basic. As well as the live online lectures, you are expected to put in 2 hours a week of additional self-guided study and practice.

How will this course help with my career?

With its focus on practical applications, this certification will help you progress in various technology careers and sets the foundations for future certifications in cloud computing. With more and more organisations using the cloud as an engine for digital transformation, understanding cloud computing is now fundamental for professionals working in any tech-adjacent or management role. There are also fascinating and lucrative careers for those who want to specialise in cloud technologies, and Amazon is the world leader in this area.

What is the student experience like?

Student care is a high priority at UCD Professional Academy, which is why our Student Services team is on hand to support you throughout your time with us. They will respond to any queries you have, help you with any technical issues, and facilitate your learning experience at every point. All students are given access to our Student Portal, where you can see your timetable, access all your study materials, and manage your account.

What is the online learning experience like?

This course is assessed externally, and the cost is at the participant’s expense. Numerous testing centres offer AWS exams, either in person or via an online proctored exam, so you can sit it at a time that suits you. The AWS CLF-C01 exam lasts 100 minutes. It is a pass or fail exam, scored against a minimum standard established by AWS professionals who are guided by certification industry best practices and guidelines.

How do I get my Professional Academy Diploma?

Your UCD Professional Academy Diploma will be issued electronically on a secure platform, with a link that you can share with employers and others wishing to verify your credentials. You can also add this certificate to your LinkedIn profile.

What are the benefits of a Professional Academy Diploma?

UCD Professional Academy Diplomas and Certificates are designed to give your career an advantage. Developed in conjunction with industry thought leaders our courses teach practical, applied skills to support you to achieve your career and business goals. Professional Academy Diplomas are suitable for career minded learners wishing to advance their professional skills and prospects rather than their academic credentials.

The Professional Academy is an independent wholly owned part of UCD designed to address the need for skills development in the workforce. Courses tend to be short, designed and delivered by industry practitioners, and are not part of nor do they lead to a traditional University award such as a degree or a masters. They are widely accepted by employers and many students are sponsored to study by their organisation.

For full details of UCD Professional Academy’s Certifications & Governance please visit https://www.ucd.ie/professionalacademy/governance/

What payment options are available?

A place on any of our part-time & on demand courses can be secured with a 50% deposit with the remaining balance due within 30 days of the course commencing.

For full-time Bootcamp courses, 100% of the course fee should be paid before starting.

Please note that standard terms and conditions apply, which you can review here: https://www.ucd.ie/professionalacademy/terms-and-conditions/

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  • 30 hours of course material
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