Course description

  • 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

Course preview

    • Lesson 00 - Course Overview 05:15
      • 0.1 Course Overview05:15
    • Lesson 01 - Introduction to Cloud Computing 12:17
      • 1.1 Introduction to Cloud Computing00:18
      • 1.2 Cloud Computing08:23
      • 1.3 History of AWS02:52
      • 1.4 Quiz
      • 1.5 Key Takeaways00:44
    • Lesson 02 - Introduction to AWS 39:21
      • 2.1 Introduction to AWS00:32
      • 2.2 Amazon Web Services or AWS08:50
      • 2.3 Knowledge Check
      • 2.4 Accessing AWS03:19
      • 2.5 Demo 1 - Creating an AWS Account04:39
      • 2.6 Knowledge Check
      • 2.7 Navigation of AWS Management Console04:35
      • 2.8 AWS Global Infrastructure03:21
      • 2.9 Demo 2 - Selecting a Region00:41
      • 2.10 Knowledge Check
      • 2.11 Security Measures Provided by AWS11:29
      • 2.12 Knowledge Check
      • 2.13 Quiz
      • 2.14 Key Takeaways01:55
    • Lesson 03 - Storage and content delivery 25:50
      • 3.1 Storage and Content Delivery00:14
      • 3.2 Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)02:15
      • 3.3 Demo 1 - Creating an Amazon S3 Bucket01:52
      • 3.4 Demo 2 - Managing Logging in an Amazon S3 Bucket01:27
      • 3.5 Demo 3 - Deleting or Emptying an Amazon S3 Bucket01:15
      • 3.6 Amazon S3 Process, Bucket usage and its objectives02:01
      • 3.7 Knowledge Check
      • 3.8 Amazon CloudFront02:31
      • 3.9 Knowledge Check
      • 3.10 Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)01:27
      • 3.11 Amazon Glacier02:24
      • 3.12 Knowledge Check
      • 3.13 Amazon Storage Gateway02:26
      • 3.14 Amazon Import - Export03:23
      • 3.15 Knowledge Check
      • 3.16 Elastic Block Storage of AWS02:43
      • 3.17 Knowledge Check
      • 3.18 Quiz
      • 3.19 Key Takeaways01:52
    • Lesson 04 - Compute Services and Networking 56:17
      • 4.1 Compute Services and Networking00:38
      • 4.2 Computing and Networking Services of AWS11:11
      • 4.3 Knowledge Check
      • 4.4 Amazon Virtual Private Cloud08:47
      • 4.5 Demo 1 - Creating or Accessing Amazon VPC03:20
      • 4.6 VPC for Disaster Recovery00:53
      • 4.7 Knowledge Check
      • 4.8 Amazon EC2 Instances13:11
      • 4.9 Demo 2 - Creating an Amazon EC2 Instance04:51
      • 4.10 Knowledge Check
      • 4.11 Amazon EBS Volumes and Snapshots02:55
      • 4.12 Demo 3 - Creating an EBS volume01:58
      • 4.13 Demo 4 - Attaching an Amazon EBS Volume01:11
      • 4.14 EBS Snapshots02:06
      • 4.15 Demo 5 - Creating an EBS Snapshot01:17
      • 4.16 Restoring Volumes from EBS Snapshots01:16
      • 4.17 Demo 6 - Restoring an EBS Volume from a Snapsho01:07
      • 4.18 Knowledge Check
      • 4.19 Quiz
      • 4.20 Key Takeaways01:36
    • Lesson 05 - AWS Managed Services and Databases 37:20
      • 5.1 AWS Managed Services and Database00:25
      • 5.2 Amazon DynamoDB20:41
      • 5.3 Demo 1 - Creating a Table and Adding Items02:42
      • 5.4 Demo 2 - Query a Table01:18
      • 5.5 Knowledge Check
      • 5.6 Amazon Relational Database Service08:25
      • 5.7 Knowledge Check
      • 5.8 Demo 3 - Executing an RDS Driven Application02:17
      • 5.9 Quiz
      • 5.10 Key Takeaways01:32
    • Lesson 06 - Deployment and Management 44:57
      • 6.1 Deployment and Management00:31
      • 6.2 AWS CloudFormation08:11
      • 6.3 Demo 1 - Creating a Stack02:58
      • 6.4 Knowledge Check
      • 6.5 Amazon CloudWatch Metrics05:39
      • 6.6 Demo 2 - Obtaining the Statistics01:47
      • 6.7 Alarms03:54
      • 6.8 Demo 3 - Creating an Alarm03:58
      • 6.9 Knowledge Check
      • 6.10 AWS Identity and Access Management06:32
      • 6.11 Demo 4 - Creating the First IAM User01:54
      • 6.12 Demo 5 - Creating an Administrator Group01:34
      • 6.13 Demo 6 - Adding the user to the Administrator Group01:50
      • 6.14 IAM Roles01:32
      • 6.15 Demo 7 - Creating a Role02:49
      • 6.16 Quiz
      • 6.17 Key Takeaways01:48
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  • 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 Simplilearn for AWS Technical Essentials.
    Note: You will be able to submit your project through the Simplilearn 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%.



    this is good for all who want to start learning AWS.

    Anand Kumar Singh
    Anand Kumar Singh Solutions Architect at Technip

    The course is extremely details and well structured. The articiulation with Demo is extremely helpful.

    Printo Vallachirakarin
    Printo Vallachirakarin IT Support Engineer

    Very Good Study Material to watch and Listen , Very Simple to understand and watch with good diagrams and graphics. Well Done Simplilearn team :)

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    • Who are the instructors and how are they selected?

      All of our highly qualified trainers are AWS certified with years of experience training and working in the cloud domain. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty.

    • Is the exam fee included in the course fee?

      No. The exam fee is not included in the course fee.

    • How do I access the lab?

      Simply log into CloudLabs in the Simplilearn learning management system (LMS) to complete your project.

    • What is live virtual classroom training?

      All of the classes are conducted via live online streaming. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during class time. We do, however, provide recordings of each session you attend for your future reference. Classes are attended by a global audience to enrich your learning experience.

    • What tools do I need to attend the training sessions?

      The tools you’ll need to attend training are:
      • Windows: Windows XP SP3 or higher
      • Mac: OSX 10.6 or higher
      • Internet speed: Preferably 512 Kbps or higher
      • Headset, speakers and microphone: You’ll need headphones or speakers to hear instruction clearly, as well as a microphone to talk to others. You can use a headset with a built-in microphone, or separate speakers and microphone.

    • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

      Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in your first attempt. They engage students proactively to ensure the course path is being followed and help you enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

    • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

      We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

    • Disclaimer
    • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.