Is This for You?

This course is designed for both aspiring and established IT professionals seeking to develop expertise with AWS networking and security services.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 40 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date
Study Type
In centre, online, or a combination
Training Type
40 hours

About This Course

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s biggest player in cloud computing. If you’re interested in pursuing a role in cloud computing, there’s a strong case to be made for you to develop skills with AWS technologies.

In this course, you’ll explore the AWS WellArchitected Framework, as well as various software developer solutions in the AWS Cloud. You’ll learn about Amazon’s Simple Storage Service and about the database solutions supported in AWS.

You’ll learn how to provision and manage various AWS network components, and you’ll examine various aspects of AWS network security. You’ll explore the different ways in which data can be secured in AWS. And you’ll learn how virtual machines can be manually deployed, configured, and managed in AWS.

You’ll explore network directory services in AWS, and you’ll delve into cryptography and learn how to secure resources in the AWS cloud using cryptography. You’ll learn about the various backup and restore terminologies and strategies available through AWS ensure ongoing data availability and much more.


Module 1 – Management Tools

Module 2 – Storage Management

Module 3 – Database & EBS Volume Management

Module 4 – Network Configuration

Module 5 – Network Security

Module 6 – VPNs & Data Privacy

Module 7 – EC2 Instance Deployment & Sizing

Module 8 – EC2 Instance Management

Module 9 – Application Containers

Module 10 – Directory Services

Module 11 – Cryptography

Module 12 – Identity & Access Management

Module 13 – Managing AWS Costs

Module 14 – AWS & Business Continuity

Module 15 – Data Availability

Module 16 – Monitoring AWS

Module 17 – DNS Name Resolution

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Aims and Objectives

The course will prepare you to deploy, manage, and operate workloads in AWS Cloud, and it will prepare you for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate certification exam.


AWS Cloud Practitioner, Cloud+ and Security+ or equivalent

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: –


  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

Career Path

This course and associated certification will stand you in good stead in roles that involve configuring, deploying, and managing AWS Cloud services.

What's the Difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.