College of Management and IT (CMIT)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) eLearning course

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Course Details

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the worlds most recognised and widely adopted cloud platform, which offers over 175 fully recognised features from global data centres. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has millions of users globally using their services.  As a cloud provider, it offers significant advantages in cost reduction, speed, reliability, and agility.

This course is designed for system administrators and provides them with skills and knowledge to set up, configure and manage the range of AWS cloud platform services. This Amazon Web Services (AWS) eLearning course includes the following features:

  • Instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations to develop your skills based on real-world scenarios.
  • Unlike a live class, you can fast-forward, repeat, or rewind all your lectures. This gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.
  • FlashCards and Education Games are also provided throughout the course.
  • You can also interact and collaborate with other students through our forums, student contributions and announcement features.
Who should complete this Amazon Web Services (AWS) eLearning course?
  • Cloud Architect: This role involves designing, building, and maintaining AWS cloud environments, ensuring they are highly available, cost-efficient, and scalable. Cloud Architects play a crucial role in integrating new technologies into customer environments and providing technical leadership.
  • Cloud Developer: Specializing in building software services and enterprise-level applications on AWS, Cloud Developers require a background in software development and familiarity with cloud orchestration tools. Their role is vital in the development and maintenance of cloud-based solutions.
  • Cloud Systems Administrator: Responsible for the installation, configuration, and maintenance of virtual systems and software on AWS, Cloud Systems Administrators ensure the smooth operation of these infrastructures. This role includes maintaining analytics software and creating dashboards for reporting.
  • Cloud DevOps Engineer: These professionals design cloud solutions that enhance business operations using AWS. They handle server maintenance and implement necessary updates or patches.
  • Cloud Security Engineer: This role focuses on providing security for AWS systems, protecting sensitive data, and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards through the design and implementation of security controls.
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
  • None. It is however recommended that students should have a basic understanding of IT services and their uses in the AWS Cloud platform.
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How CMIT eLearning Works…
Topics covered in this Amazon Web Services (AWS) eLearning course
Unit 1. Introduction
  • Managing and configuring Mobile devices.
  • Install and configure laptop hardware and components.
  • Connect and configure accessories and ports of other mobile devices.
  • Configure basic mobile device network connectivity and application support.
  • Managing and configuring networks.
  • TCP and UDP ports.
  • Networking hardware devices.
  • Wireless networking protocols.
  • Using networking tools.
  • Managing and configuring hardware.
  • Cables, connectors, RAM, storage devices, peripherals, add-ons, motherboards.
  • Setup SOHO devices.
  • Managing and configuring printers.
  • Virtualisation and cloud computing.
  • Cloud computing client-side virtualisation.
  • Hardware and network troubleshooting: problem-solving, hard drives, RAM, CPUs and power, video, printing, mobile issues.
  • Practice exams.
Unit 2. AWS Web Services Cloud Platform Services
  • Managing and configuring Operating systems.
  • Windows, OS, command lines, control panels, Mac OS, and Linux.
  • Managing and configuring Security.
  • Logical security and physical security.
  • Malware, social engineering, threats, vulnerabilities, mobile security.
  • Software troubleshooting.
  • OS, security, malware, application issues.
  • Devising Operational Procedures.
  • Documentation, change management, safety, environmental issues, licensing, remote access.
  • Practice exams.
Unit 3. AWS Management of Service/Feature
  • Deep Dive Introduction and Learning Objective
  • VPC and Endpoint Services.
  • How to operate DNS (Domain Name System).
  • Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) Certificate Manager.
  • Compute/EC2 Stand Alone and SA with AR.
  • ASG and Suspended ASG Processes.
  • Code Deploy.
  • Backups/Recovery of EC2.
  • RDS.
  • Directory Service.
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM).
  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3).
  • SES.
  • Cloudtrail.
  • Once you successfully pass the programme(s), you will be able to download a CMIT Digital Certificate of Completion. This can be accessed via the Progress Reports section located on the top right side of your eLearning platform.

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