AWS Technical Essentials Certification

Get an introduction to the fundamentals of AWS cloud computing and gain proficiency in identifying terminologies and concepts in the AWS platform. Learn to navigate the AWS Management Console and gain expertise in using services like EC2, S3, RDS, EBS.

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Bernard Golden

Agile and Cloud Expert, CEO of Navica

Jeff Allen is a highly regarded project management and agile expert. He has over 15 years of leadership experience in project management and agile at companies like Compaq and HP. As an Agile Coach, he has mentored over 5000 professionals globally.

Course Description

  • What is the focus of this course?

    This AWS Technical Essentials course is designed to train participants on various AWS products, services, and solutions. This course, prepared in line with the latest AWS syllabus will help you become proficient in identifying and efficiently using AWS services. The two live projects included in this course ensure that you are well versed in using the AWS platform. The course also contains a live demo that helps you learn how to use the AWS console to create instances, S3 buckets, and more.

  • What learning outcomes can be expected?

    By the end of this training you will be able to:
    • Recognize terminology and concepts as they relate to the AWS platform
    • Navigate the AWS Management Console
    • Understand the security measures AWS provides
    • Differentiate AWS Storage options and create Amazon S3 bucket
    • Recognize AWS Compute and Networking options and use EC2 and EBS
    • Describe Managed Services and Database options
    • Use Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) to launch an application
    • Identify Deployment and Management options

  • Who should take this course?

    AWS Technical Essentials is an essential requirement for professionals who need a basic understanding of AWS Cloud system. This certification is most suited for:
    • Individuals responsible for articulating the technical benefits of AWS services
    • SysOps Administrators
    • IT Developers
    • Any individual who is new to AWS

  • What projects will you be working on?

    Project 1 - Setting up Windows Server in the Cloud

    Set up a windows server in AWS as a member of the Windows support group. The development team will then deploy their application stack for testing. 
    Key tasks
    1. Create EC2 Server instance
    2. Select the Windows 2012 Server Configuration as 2 vCPU and 80 GB General Purpose SSD.

    Project 2 - Navigate using the CloudWatch Service in the AWS Management Console

    As a member of the monitoring team, navigate using the CloudWatch Service in the AWS Management Console.
    Key tasks
    1. Check on the CPU utilization
    2. Identify the disk and network throughput of the earlier deployed Windows Virtual Machine

Course Benefits

  • 7 hours of high-quality e-learning

  • 2 simulation exams (60 questions each)

  • 2 live projects, 21 live demos

  • Hands-on project execution with AWS Console

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?


  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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