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AWS Practitioner Exam Prep Course Training

This two-day course is designed for IT administrators, engineers and architects with general knowledge of IT services to familiarize themselves with the AWS environment and provide them with the information required to pass the AWS Practitioner Exam. The course provides students with a good overview of AWS services and allows them to get hands on experience with AWS through built in labs. Moreover, the course contains a mock exam in which students will be able to test their skills and knowledge gained in the course and get a good approximation of what the real exam will look like.


It is recommended that students have:

  • At least 6 months of prior experience with the AWS Cloud in any role, including technical, managerial, sales, purchasing, or financial.
  • A basic understanding of IT services and their uses in the AWS Cloud platform



Two days

Outline of AWS Practitioner Exam Prep Course Training

Chapter 1. Amazon Web Services Overview

  • Overview of Cloud Computing
  • AWS Value Propositions
  • Regions and Availability Zones
  • The Shared Responsibility Model
  • Overview of AWS Services
  • AWS Management Console


Chapter 2. VPC and EC2

  • Introduction to VPC
  • Configuring Networks
  • Connecting to the internet and other networks
  • Managing Network Security
  • Introduction to EC2
  • Instance Types, Instance Store and EBS
  • Accessing Instances
  • EC2 Block Storage
  • EC2 Pricing Models
  • EC2 and VPC service limits

Lab 1: Introduction to EC2

Chapter 3. AWS Identity and Access Management

  • Introduction to IAM
  • Users, Groups, Roles and Policies
  • IAM Authentication and Authorization
  • Identity Federation


Chapter 4. Storing Content in AWS

  • Introduction to S3
  • Working with Buckets
  • Working with Items
  • Versioning and Life-cycling
  • Introduction to Glacier
  • S3 service limits

Lab 2 – Introduction to S3

Chapter 5. Caching and CDN

  • Introduction to CloudFront
  • Introduction to ElastiCache


Chapter 6. Databases in AWS

  • SQL vs NoSQL
  • Introduction to RDS
  • Introduction to DynamoDB
  • RDS Database Types
  • RDS Use Cases
  • RDS service limits

Lab 3 – Introduction to RDS

Chapter 7. AWS Management Tools

  • AWS Well Architected Framework
  • AWS CloudWatch
  • AWS CloudTrail
  • AWS Trusted Advisor


Chapter 8. NoSQL Databases in AWS

  • Accessing DynamoDB
  • Tables and Items
  • Understanding DynamoDB Performance
  • Use Cases
  • DynamoDB service limits

Lab 4 – Introduction to DynamoDB

Chapter 9. AWS Storage Options

  • Introduction to EFS
  • Introduction to Storage Gateway
  • Introduction to Snowball and Snowmobile

Chapter 10. High Availability and Autoscaling in EC2

  • Making Apllications Highly Available
  • Introduction to Autoscaling

Lab 5 – Introduction to EC2 Autoscaling

Chapter 11. Orchestration in AWS

  • Infrastructure as Code
  • Introduction to CloudFormation
  • Introduction to OpsWorks
  • Introduction to Elastic Beanstalk

Lab 6 – Introduction to CloudFormation

Chapter 12. DNS in AWS

  • Introduction to Route53
  • Working with Hosted Zones and DNS Records
  • DNS Health Checks

Lab 7 – Introduction to Route 53

Chapter 13. Passing the Exam

  • Exam Overview
  • Exam Resources

Lab 8 – Mock Exam


Chapter 14. Exam Review and Answers

We regularly offer classes in these and other cities. Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Calgary, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Jacksonville, Miami, Montreal, New York City, Orlando, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC.
US Inquiries / 1.877.517.6540
Canadian Inquiries / 1.877.812.8887