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AWS Technical Essentials Certification Training

4.8 (507 Ratings)

In this AWS Technical Essentials training, our course instructors will help you learn the fundamentals of the AWS cloud platform and make you a certified AWS professional. These trainers, who are experts from the industry, aim to make you proficient in the AWS concepts and terminology, such as autoscaling, load balancing, etc. Further, our online support team will be ready to resolve your queries within 24 hours.

Key Highlights

10 Hrs of Self-paced Videos
15 Hrs of Project & Exercises
Job Assistance
Flexible Schedule
Lifetime Free Upgrade
Mentor Support

AWS Technical Essentials Training Overview

What skills will you acquire in this AWS Technical Essentials Online training?

In this AWS Technical Essentials online course, you will learn the following:

  • Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
  • VPC and Amazon S3
  • Amazon Elastic Block Store
  • Amazon DynamoDB
  • Amazon RDS
  • Autoscaling
  • Amazon CloudWatch
  • Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)

Mentioned below are a few reasons why you must register for Intellipaat’s AWS Technical Essentials training:

  • In the United States, there are 70,000+ AWS job openings for beginners and experienced professionals – LinkedIn
  • On average, entry-level Cloud Developers earn US$99k per annum in the United States – Glassdoor
  • Major organizations such as Amazon, Cisco, IBM, etc. are hiring AWS professionals across the world – Indeed

Any IT professional who wishes to learn AWS and build a career in this field can take up this AWS Technical Essentials training from Intellipaat.

There are no specific skills necessary to take up this AWS Technical Essentials classroom training. Anyone with a keen interest in learning AWS can take up this course. Although, basic programming skills in any language can benefit you during the course.

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Self Paced Training

  • 10 Hrs of e-learning videos
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Lifetime Free Upgrade


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AWS Technical Essentials Course Curriculum

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Module 1: Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2)


1.1 Introduction to EC2
1.2 Regions and availability zones (AZs)
1.3 Pre-EC2 and EC2 instance types
1.4 Comparison between Public IP and Elastic IP
1.5 Demonstrating how to launch an AWS EC2 instance
1.6 Introduction to AMIs and creating and copying an AMI

Hands-on Exercise:

1. Launching an EC2 instance
2. Creating an AMI of the launched instance
3. Copying the AMI to another region
4. Creating an EBS volume
5. Attaching the EBS volume with an instance
6. Taking the backup of an EBS volume
7. Creating an EFS volume and mounting the EFS volume onto two instances

Module 2: Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)


2.1 What is Amazon VPC?
2.2 VPC as a networking layer for EC2
2.3 IP address and CIDR notations
2.4 Components of VPC: Network interfaces, route tables, internet gateway, and NAT
2.5 Security in VPC: Security groups and NACL, types of VPC, subnets, VPC peering with scenarios, VPC endpoints, and VPC pricing and design patterns

Hands-on Exercise:

1. Creating a VPC and subnets
2. Creating a 3-tier architecture with security groups
3. NACL, the Internet gateway, and the NAT gateway
4. Creating a complete VPC architecture

3.1 Introduction to AWS storage
3.2 Pre-S3: Online cloud storage
3.3 API and S3 consistency models
3.4 Storage hierarchy and buckets in S3
3.5 Objects in S3, metadata and storage classes, object versioning, object lifecycle management, cross-region replication, data encryption, connecting using VPC endpoint, and S3 pricing
3.6 Introduction to EBS
3.7 EBS volume types
3.8 EBS snapshots
3.9 Introduction to EFS
3.10 Instance tenancy: Reserved and spot instances
3.11 Pricing and design patterns

Hands-on Exercise:

1. Creating an S3 bucket
2. Uploading objects to the S3 bucket
3. Enabling object versioning in the S3 bucket
4. Setting up lifecycle management for only a few objects
5. Setting up lifecycle management for all objects with the same tag
6. Static website hosting using S3

4.1 What is a database? Types of databases and databases on AWS
4.2 Introduction to Amazon RDS
4.3 Multi-AZ deployments and the features of RDS
4.4 Read replicas in RDS and reserved DB instances
4.5 RDS pricing and design patterns
4.6 Introduction to Amazon Aurora, benefits of Aurora, and Aurora pricing and design patterns
4.7 Introduction to DynamoDB, components of DynamoDB, and DynamoDB pricing and design patterns
4.8 What is Amazon Redshift? Advantages of Redshift
4.9 What is ElastiCache? Why ElastiCache?

Hands-on Exercise:

1. Launching a MySQL RDS instance
2. Modifying an RDS instance
3. Connecting to the DB instance from your machine
4. Creating a multi-az deployment
5. Create an Aurora DB cluster
6. Creating an Aurora replica
7. Creating a DynamoDB table

5.1 Introduction to Autoscaling, vertical and horizontal scaling, the life cycle of Autoscaling
5.2 Components of Autoscaling, scaling options and policy, and instance termination
5.3 Using load balancer with Autoscaling

Hands-on Exercise:

1. Creating an autoscaling group
2. Configuring an autoscaling group

6.1 Pre-IAM and why access management?
6.2 Amazon Resource Names (ARNs) and IAM features
6.3 Multi-factor authentication (MFA) in IAM and JSON
6.4 IAM policies, IAM permissions, IAM roles, identity federation, and pricing
6.5 Introduction to CloudWatch, metrics and namespaces, CloudWatch architecture, dashboards in CW, CloudWatch alarms, CloudWatch logs, and pricing and design patterns
6.6 Introduction to CloudTrail and tracking API usage

Hands-on Exercise:

1. Creating IAM users and a group
2. Creating an IAM policy and attach it to the group
3. Creating an IAM role
4. Setting up MFA for a user
5. Creating a CloudWatch dashboard and adding metrics
6. Creating a CloudWatch alarm that triggers according to the CPU utilization of an EC2 instance
7. Creating a billing alarm
8. Creating a log group
9. Creating a trail

7.1 Introduction to Elastic Load Balancer
7.2 Types of ELB: Classic, Network, and Application
7.3 Load Balancer architecture
7.4 Cross-zone load balancing

Hands-on Exercise:

1. Creating a Classic ELB
2. Creating an Application ELB
3. Integrating ELB with Autoscaling

  • Shared responsibility model
  • Compliance and security services
  • AWS organizations
  • AWS pricing and billing
  • Cost tools
  • Trusted Advisor
  • AWS support plans
  • AWS whitepapers
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AWS Technical Essentials Certification

How to become a certified AWS Technical Essentials professional?

To become a certified AWS Technical Essentials professional, you must take up this training and complete it on time. The certification you receive from Intellipaat is recognized by major companies around the world and has lifelong validity.

After completing the AWS Technical Essentials certification training and successfully executing all the projects in the course, you will be able to unlock your certificate.

During the course, you will work on several assignments that will enhance your learning experience. After the course, you will work on some industry-specific projects that are included in this training program. With the assistance of our trainers, you will surely be able to execute all the projects successfully using various AWS tools, namely, EC2, RDS, AWS S3, Elastic Beanstalk, EBS, ELB, etc. Once you complete the course and the projects, you will be eligible to receive our certification.

As part of this AWS Technical Essentials training, we offer one practice test to give you a hint of the actual certification exam, and we will assist you in preparing for it.

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Why enroll in Intellipaat’s AWS Technical Essentials training?

IBM, Amazon, and other major companies are hiring professionals who have expert-level skills in AWS. Their main goal is to transfer the business and their data to the cloud, and hence they need these professionals to maintain and update the same. In Intellipaat’s AWS Technical Essentials training, you will get a detailed understanding of the cloud and its uses, and you will become proficient in them.

Throughout the training program, we offer anytime assistance for you to clear your queries. You will work on numerous assignments and case studies, which will help you gain practical knowledge and experience in this field. Further, our job assistance team will guide you while preparing for your job interviews by conducting ample amounts of demo interviews, updating your resume, and more. Once you complete the course, you will receive the AWS Technical Essentials course completion certificate from us.

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At Intellipaat, you can enroll in either the instructor-led online training or self-paced training. Apart from this, Intellipaat also offers corporate training for organizations to upskill their workforce. All trainers at Intellipaat have 12+ years of relevant industry experience, and they have been actively working as consultants in the same domain, which has made them subject matter experts. Go through the sample videos to check the quality of our trainers.

Intellipaat is offering 24/7 query resolution, and you can raise a ticket with the dedicated support team at any time. You can avail of email support for all your queries. If your query does not get resolved through email, we can also arrange one-on-one sessions with our support team. However, 1:1 session support is provided for a period of 6 months from the start date of your course.

Intellipaat is offering you the most updated, relevant, and high-value real-world projects as part of the training program. This way, you can implement the learning that you have acquired in real-world industry setup. All training comes with multiple projects that thoroughly test your skills, learning, and practical knowledge, making you completely industry-ready.

You will work on highly exciting projects in the domains of high technology, ecommerce, marketing, sales, networking, banking, insurance, etc. After completing the projects successfully, your skills will be equal to 6 months of rigorous industry experience.

Intellipaat actively provides placement assistance to all learners who have successfully completed the training. For this, we are exclusively tied-up with over 80 top MNCs from around the world. This way, you can be placed in outstanding organizations such as Sony, Ericsson, TCS, Mu Sigma, Standard Chartered, Cognizant, and Cisco, among other equally great enterprises. We also help you with the job interview and résumé preparation as well.

You can definitely make the switch from self-paced training to online instructor-led training by simply paying the extra amount. You can join the very next batch, which will be duly notified to you.

Once you complete Intellipaat’s training program, working on real-world projects, quizzes, and assignments and scoring at least 60 percent marks in the qualifying exam, you will be awarded Intellipaat’s course completion certificate. This certificate is very well recognized in Intellipaat-affiliated organizations, including over 80 top MNCs from around the world and some of the Fortune 500companies.

Apparently, no. Our job assistance program is aimed at helping you land in your dream job. It offers a potential opportunity for you to explore various competitive openings in the corporate world and find a well-paid job, matching your profile. The final decision on hiring will always be based on your performance in the interview and the requirements of the recruiter.

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