AWS Technical Essentials


This AWS Technical Essentials Certification Training course will introduce you to the fundamentals of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform and ensure that you are fully proficient in identifying AWS terminologies, concepts, benefits and deployment options to meet your business requirements. You’ll learn to navigate the AWS management console; understand AWS security measures, storage and database options; and gain expertise in web services such as EC2, S3, RDS and EBS.

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What are the course objectives?

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 skills will you learn?

By the end of the AWS Technical Essentials 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 buckets
  • 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 the core requirement for professionals who need a basic but comprehensive understanding of the AWS cloud platform. This certification is best suited for:
  • Individuals responsible for articulating the technical benefits of AWS services
  • SysOps administrators
  • IT developers
  • Any individual who is new to AWS and wants to learn the fundamentals

What projects will you be working on?

  • Project 1 – Setting Up a Windows Server in the Cloud

You will 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:

  • Create an EC2 Server instance
  • Select the Windows 2012 Server Configuration as 2 vCPU and 80 GB General Purpose SSD.


  • Project 2 – Navigate the AWS Management Console Using the CloudWatch Service

As a member of the monitoring team, you will navigate activities using the CloudWatch Service in the AWS Management Console.

Key Tasks:

  • Check on CPU utilization​
  • Identify disk and network throughput of the earlier deployed Windows Virtual Machine

Exam & certification

How do you become an AWS Technical Essentials certified professional?

AWS certification exams are administered at Kryterion testing centers in more than 750 locations worldwide. The registration fee for the Associate Exam is $150 (USD). The Professional Exam is $300 (USD).

What are the prerequisites for certification?

Basic knowledge of any programming language is beneficial, but this course can be taken by anyone who has an interest in learning AWS.

How will you complete course projects to earn the certificate?

Upon completion of the AWS Technical Essentials training, you must submit a project to be evaluated by the trainer. Once your project is successfully evaluated and you complete the online exam with a minimum score of 60%, you will receive the course completion certificate from for AWS Technical Essentials.

Note: You will be able to submit your project through our online learning management system (LMS).

How do I unlock my certificate?

You must complete 85% of the course and complete one project and one simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.

Additional information

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Learning Method

Online Self-study


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