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AWS Cloud Foundations


Course Details

  • Location: Online
  • Duration: 9 weeks
  • Times: Evenings
  • Cost : $1,075

Next Start Date:

October 12, 2022

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About this Course

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As more companies migrate their business operations to the cloud to reduce costs, improve security and accelerate growth, the demand for professionals with cloud computing knowledge has skyrocketed. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is one of the leading providers of cloud computing services, and individuals with experience in this platform are highly marketable in many fields, including network engineering, IT administration, DevOps and cloud architecture.  

In this course, you’ll get a core grounding in the AWS platform and gain the skills you need to launch your cloud computing career. You’ll get an overview of cloud computing concepts and key factors to consider when moving to the cloud. You’ll also learn about core AWS services, security, architecture, pricing and support. Upon completion, you’ll be prepared to take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification exam.  

This course is offered in partnership with AWS Academy


Anyone interested in developing foundational AWS cloud computing skills.  

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  • Cloud computing concepts like types, planning, governance and processes 
  • Basic AWS architectural principles  
  • Core AWS tools and services and their common uses 
  • Billing and pricing models 
  • Key security and compliance measures  


  • Practice and hone key concepts covered in each lecture during weekly lab sessions 
  • Complete a project that showcases your proficiency with one of the concepts covered in a lab session  


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Learning Format

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time. Learn More »

Course Sessions

Online With Real-Time Meetings


Meet your instructor

Dan Vallejo

Senior Software Engineer, Nordstrom


You'll earn 3 continuing education units (CEUs) for successfully completing this course. Learn more about noncredit courses.

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