Ashton College’s AWS Academy Cloud Foundations course is intended for students who seek an overall understanding of cloud computing concepts, independent of specific technical roles. It provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, pricing, and support. This course prepares students for AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification.
This is an entry-level course, but students should possess:
Upon completion of this course, the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:
Module 1: Cloud Concepts Overview
Module 2: Cloud Economics and Billing
Module 3: AWS Global Infrastructure Overview
Module 4: Cloud Security
Module 5: Networking and Content Delivery
Module 6: Compute
Module 7: Storage
Module 8: Databases
Module 9: Cloud Architecture
Module 10: Automatic Scaling & Monitoring
Module 11: Optional Sandbox Lab
Richard Spencer has worn many hats during his time in the IT industry over the last 15 years. Starting his career in the telecommunications field, Richard is now a full-time information technology instructor. Richard has successfully attained his CCNA certification, CCNA “Train the Trainer” certification, and three certifications from Amazon Web Services: Solutions Architect Associate, Sysops Administrator, and DevOps associate. His professional expertise and interest align with all things AWS and networking.
Roman Mirakhmedov holds a Master’s in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from Lomonosov Moscow State University and is a Ph. D. candidate in Artificial Intelligence. He has worked in technology for over 20 years and loves building next-generation cloud-native solutions to help his clients create maximum value and secure sustainable competitive advantage. Roman is an AWS Academy Accredited Educator for Cloud Foundations, Cloud Architecture, SysOps, DevOps and Machine Learning, and one of the very few people to hold all AWS certifications. He teaches cloud, machine learning, artificial intelligence, software development and applied mathematics. He is also currently a Senior Director, Cloud Consulting with Prodapt Solutions. He has authored and co-authored several papers on next-generation AI and regularly conducts research in collective intelligence.
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Registration fee for this course is $595.
Live Online Students
Ashton College uses web conferencing tools for conducting online classes and online learning management systems for managing resources, assignments, and grades. These tools help instructors and students connect live online as well as asynchronously. The basic requirements for online learning include a computer, webcam, speakers, and a microphone or a headset and headphones, along with a reliable internet connection. Though online learning can be pursued using smartphones and tablets, the use of laptops or desktop computers is encouraged for an enhanced learning experience.
This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training. As such, it was not reviewed.