Professional Diploma in AWS Cloud Practitioner

Live Online LearningNext Course Starts Jan 19thfrom €1,350

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.

Why UCD Professional Academy?

  • Easy-to-use online student portal
  • Qualified lecturers with industry experience
  • Responsive support and student care

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Course Information for AWS Cloud Practitioner

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Secure your place with a 10% deposit and pay the rest in instalments. Flexible payment options available.

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Showing dates for: Jan - Mar 2022

Starts 19 Jan - Ends 23 Mar 2022

Part-time

Course Type

Live online lectures with an industry expert

Duration

10 weeks: One 3 hour lecture per week

Timetable

Wednesdays, 6.30pm - 9.30pm

Starts 24 Mar - Ends 26 May 2022

Part-time

Course Type

Live online lectures with an industry expert

Duration

10 weeks: One 3 hour lecture per week

Timetable

Thursdays, 6.30pm - 9.30pm

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Professional Diploma in AWS course content and learning outcomes

Dive into the fundamental concepts of cloud computing and using Amazon Web Services. Learn what the AWS Cloud is and how it works, demonstrating your knowledge with a recognised certification.

What will I learn about becoming an AWS Cloud Practitioner?

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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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AWS Course Modules:

Introduction To AWS

Introduction To AWS

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

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  • What is the cloud?
  • AWS infrastructure
  • Overview of AWS services
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Permissions & Storage

Permissions & Storage

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

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  • IAM
  • S3
  • CloudFront
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Compute

Compute

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

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  • Amazon EC2
  • Load balancing
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Databases

Databases

Learn about the various database services available.

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  • Types of databases
  • RDS
  • Route 53
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Architecting In The Cloud

Architecting In The Cloud

Learn the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on AWS.

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  • Infrastructure as code
  • CloudFormation
  • CloudWatch
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Billing & Pricing

Billing & Pricing

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

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  • Pricing
  • Budgets
  • Support
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Security

Security

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

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  • Security Model
  • Encryption
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Advanced AWS Concepts

Advanced AWS Concepts

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

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  • AWS AI Services
  • AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • AWS Lambda
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Final Project & Labs

Final Project & Labs

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

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  • Project work
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Presentations & Exam Prep

Presentations & Exam Prep

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

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Have questions about the Professional Diploma in AWS?

Find out how this industry-focused course will give you the job-ready skills and knowledge to advance your career.

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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 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.

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.

How is this course assessed?

This course is assessed externally. The exam lasts 130 minutes and the cost is at the participant’s expense. This exam is administered by a number of exam centres, either in the testing centre or via an online proctored exam.

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (SAA-C02) examination is a pass or fail exam. The examination is scored against a minimum standard established by AWS professionals who are guided by certification industry best practices and guidelines.

What are the benefits of a Professional Diploma?

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

The Professional Academy in 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 Awards & Governance please visit https://www.ucd.ie/professionalacademy/governance/

How do I get my Diploma?

This qualification is certified by Amazon Web Services (AWS) - the world’s most comprehensive and widely adopted cloud platform.

Upon successful completion, you will also be awarded a Professional Diploma from the UCD Professional Academy. You will be asked to provide proof that you successfully passed the exam to be awarded your diploma.

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

What payment options are available?

A place on any of our programmes can be secured with a 10% deposit.

For full-time (boot camp) programmes, the balance must be paid in full before course commencement.

For part-time programmes students will be required to pay 45% of the fees before the start of the course, with the remaining balance due within 30 days of the course commencing.

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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Professional Diploma in AWS Cloud Practitioner

Gain certified skills in AWS and learn how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies.

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