AWS Academy Cloud Foundations


Get ready for the next decade of Cloud Computing with AWS Academy Cloud Foundations. As cloud technologies continue to help businesses expand and transform their operations rapidly, talents with the necessary cloud skills and savviness are always in high demand. AWS Academy Cloud Foundations help you to bridge the gap between technical skills and realising organisational goals, with a foundational understanding of cloud computing concepts.

In this two days introductory course, you will learn the fundamentals of cloud concepts including Cloud Economics, infrastructure, management tools, services, and frameworks that will help you achieve the competitive edge in your cloud computing career. This course also prepares you to be certified as an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner.

Who should attend?

Participants with a keen interest in cloud computing and professionals who seek a deeper knowledge and understanding of the fundamental cloud concepts at a foundational level.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will gain a deeper understanding on the following topics:

  • An overview of cloud concepts which includes Cloud Economics and AWS Global Infrastructure.
  • AWS core services which include compute, storage, Amazon VPC and database services, and how these services help organizations to move faster, lower IT costs, and scale.
  • AWS Security capabilities and services which include Shared Responsibility Model, Access Identity and Access Management (IAM), Trusted Advisor and CloudTrail.
  • AWS Architecting with coverage on the Well-Architected Framework and Well-Architected Design Principles, and provides an understanding of Reliability and High Availability.
  • Cloud support with an overview of AWS Technical Support Plans and Costs.
  • Deployment of web application and database on AWS infrastructure.

Entry Requirement

  • General IT business knowledge


Participants will be awarded a certificate of completion upon meeting the 75% course attendance requirement.

For courses with assessment component, participants will be awarded the certification of completion upon passing the assessment. Otherwise, a certification of attendance will be issued instead upon meeting the 75% course attendance requirement.

Please click on the "Register" button to view the updated course schedule and fees on the Skills Training & Enhancement Portal (STEP).
Please click on the "Register" button to view the updated course schedule and fees on the Skills Training & Enhancement Portal (STEP).

Last updated on 28 Dec 2023

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