AWS Technical Essentials

**In Production – Coming Soon**

In this online training course, students will be introduced to Amazon Web Services (AWS) products, services, and common solutions. Students will be provided with fundamentals to become more proficient in identifying AWS services so that they can make well-informed decisions about IT solutions based on their business requirements.

Skills Learned

By the end of this course, students will:

  • Recognize terminology and concepts as they relate to the AWS platform and navigate the AWS Management Console
  • Understand foundational services, including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3),
    and Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
  • Understand the security measures AWS provides and key concepts of AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Understand AWS database services, including Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
  • Understand AWS management tools, including Auto Scaling, Amazon CloudWatch, Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), and AWS Trusted Advisor

Who Should Attend This Course

AWS Tech Essentials is intended for professionals responsible for articulating the technical benefits of AWS to customers and those that are interested in learning how to get started with AWS. This course is also meant for SysOps admins, Solution Architects and developers interested in using AWS services.


  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic Internet usage skills
  • Basic e-mail usage skills

Course Outline

(Course Outline is subject to change)

  • Introduction and History of AWS
  • AWS Foundational Services: EC2, VPC, S3, EBS
  • AWS Security, Identity, and Access Management (IAM)
  • AWS Databases: RDS, DynamoDB
  • AWS Management Tools: Auto Scaling, CloudWatch, Elastic Load Balancing, Trusted Advisor