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AWS - Academy Cloud Foundations (ACF)

Title of Course: Academy Cloud Foundations (ACF)


AWS Academy Cloud Foundations is intended for students who seek an overall understanding of cloud computing concepts, independent of specific technical roles. It provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, pricing, and support.

Intended Audience:

This introductory (Level 100) course is intended for AWS Academy member institutions.


This is an entry-level course, but it assumes the following:

• General IT technical knowledge

• General IT business knowledge


Delivery Method:

This course is delivered through a mix of:

  • Instructor-Led Training (ILT)

  • Videos

  • LMS-hosted content

  • Assessments

  • Hands-On Labs

Hands-On Activity:

This course allows you to test new skills and apply knowledge to your working environment through a variety of practical exercises.


August 8th -10th and August 15th - 16th 9:00-4:00 PM - 5 Day Program

Program Fee: $1495.00

Course Outline:

Module 1: Cloud Concepts

• What is Cloud Computing?

• Introduction to Cloud Economics


• AWS Global Infrastructure Overview

Module 2: AWS Core Services

• Core Service Introduction

• Compute Services

• Storage Services

• Amazon VPC

• Database Services

Module 3: AWS Security

• AWS Shared Responsibility Model

• AWS Access Identity and Access Management (IAM)

• AWS Trusted Advisor

• AWS CloudTrail

• AWS Config


• AWS Day One Best Practice Review

• AWS Security and Compliance Programs

• AWS Security Resources

Module 4: AWS Architecting

• Introduction to the Well-Architected Framework

• Well-Architected Design Principles

• Understanding Reliability and High Availability

Module 5: Cloud Support

• Overview of AWS Technical Support Plans and Costs