AWS Solution Architect Associate Certification

The AWS Solutions Architect Associate course is designed to help you gain in-depth understanding about AWS architectural principles and services. You will learn how cloud computing is redefining the rules of IT infrastructure architecture, as well as how to design, plan, and scale your AWS Cloud implementation with best practices recommended by Amazon.


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Course Description

  • What is the focus of this course?

    The AWS Solutions Architect Associate course is designed to help you gain in-depth understanding about AWS architectural principles and services. You will learn how cloud computing is redefining the rules of  IT infrastructure architecture, as well as how to design, plan, and scale your AWS Cloud implementation with best practices recommended by Amazon.

    The course begins with an overview of the AWS platform before diving into its individual elements: IAM, VPC, EC2, EBS, ELB, CDN, S3, EIP, KMS, Route 53, RDS, Glacier, Snowball, Cloudfront, Dynamo DB, Redshift, Auto Scaling, Cloudwatch, Elastic Cache, CloudTrail, and Security.

    The course will help you learn the terminology, latest trends, and best practices of the field—and become industry-ready to help you qualify for a position as a high-quality AWS professional.

  • What are the course objectives??

    This course will make you exam-ready for the AWS Solution Architect Associate certification and will enable you to leverage your skills and expertise involving advanced cloud-based solutions, and migrating existing workloads to the cloud.

    By the end of this training you will be able to:
    • Formulate solution plans and provide guidance on architectural best practices
    • Design and deploy scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS
    • Identify the lift and shift of an existing on-premises application to AWS
    • Decipher the ingress and egress of data to and from AWS
    • Select the appropriate AWS service based on data, compute, database, or security requirements
    • Identify appropriate use of AWS architectural best practices
    • Estimate AWS costs and identifying cost control mechanisms

  • Who should take this course?

    • Professionals who want to pursue a career in Cloud computing
    • Professionals who develop Cloud applications with AWS

  • What is Cloudlab?

    Cloudlab is a cloud-based AWS console environment lab that Simplilearn offers along with the course to ensure a hassle-free execution of the hands-on project work you’ll complete in the AWS Solution Architect Associate course.

    With CloudLab, you need not register with the AWS console. Instead, you’ll be able to access a preconfigured environment—on Cloudlab—via your browser. This simulates the AWS console in use today.

    You’ll have access to CloudLab from the Simplilearn LMS (Learning Management System) for the duration of the course.

  • What projects will I complete as part of the course?

    Project 1 
    Create a custom VPC with public and private subnets on two availability zones and launch instances into each subnet

    Project 2  
    Launch two web servers and configure a load balancer and auto scaling

    Project 3 
    Configure RD Gateway on a VPC with a public and private subnet


Course Benefits

  • 15 hours of self-paced learning

  • 16 live demos of AWS services

  • 3 hands-on practice projects, with Cloudlabs

  • Practice assignment after every lesson

  • 3 simulation exams (60 questions each)


Exam and Certification

How do you become AWS certified professional?


AWS Certification exams are administered at Kryterion testing centers in over 750 locations across the globe. By registering you can secure your exam appointment. 

The registration fee for an Associate Exam is USD 150. The Professional Exam is USD 300.
 

What are the prerequisites for the AWS Technical Essentials certification?


Basic knowledge of any programming language would be beneficial, however this can be pursued by anyone who is interested and doesn’t have an eligibility criteria. 

How will you do the projects and get the experience certificate?


On the completion of the AWS Tech essential training, you have to submit the project which will be evaluated by the trainer. On the successful evaluation of the project and completion of the online exam (with a minimum score of 60%), you will get an experience certificate from Simplilearn for AWS Tech Essential.

Note: You can submit your project through LMS.

What do I need to do to unlock my certificate?


OSL:

  1. Complete 85% of the course.
  2. Complete 1 project and 1 simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.

Can I extend the access period?

Yes, you can extend the access period by paying an additional fee. Please raise a request via our Help and Support portal.


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