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Amazon Web Services training at Columbus State

Amazon Web Services AcademyColumbus State and AWS Academy are excited to bring Amazon Web Services (AWS) training to Central Ohio. Columbus State is working with AWS Academy to offer professional development programs designed to build cloud skills and credentials. These classes provide an opportunity for IT workers and other professionals to expand their knowledge of AWS and stay competitive in their field.

Columbus State’s Office of Workforce Innovation is now offering non-credit AWS Academy classes that will be taught on Columbus State’s campus by AWS Academy-accredited instructors. AWS Academy developed the course curriculum, which is maintained by subject matter experts to reflect current services and best practices. Details for each class are below.

AWS Academy Course Series  

AWS Academy Cloud Foundations (Course 1)

Get an introduction to the components of Amazon Web Services (AWS). This course provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, pricing, and support. Upon completion of the Cloud Foundations course, participants should have the skills and knowledge required to prepare for the AWS Cloud Practitioner exam.

Prerequisite Knowledge

This is an entry-level course, but participants should have the following:

  • General IT technical knowledge
  • General IT business knowledge

Cost: $475

When: October 14, 2019  (Registration opens August 26)        

The class will meet one night per week for six weeks. Each weekly class will meet for two and half hours. An additional three to five hours per week is expected outside of class to complete homework, readings, labs, etc.

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AWS Academy Cloud Architecture (Course 2)

The AWS Academy Cloud Architect course is designed for individuals who have successfully completed the AWS Academy Cloud Foundations course OR have already obtained any AWS Certification. The course is focused on developing participants’ technical expertise in cloud computing services and the application of those services. This course assumes that participants already have an IT background and does not provide instruction on introductory-level IT concepts. Upon completion of the Cloud Architecture course, participants should have the skills and knowledge required to prepare for the AWS Solutions Architect exam.

Prerequisite Knowledge: AWS Academy Cloud Foundations course 

Cost: $1,250

When: Coming again 2020

The class will meet one night per week for twelve weeks. Each weekly class will meet for two and half hours. An additional three to five hours per week is expected outside of class to complete homework, readings, labs, etc. Learn more

For more information contact workforce@cscc.edu 

AWS Academy Cloud Development (Course 2)

AWS Academy Cloud Developing is designed to help students gain technical expertise in development using cloud technologies and prepare them to take the AWS Certified Developer – Associate level AWS Certification exam. The curriculum is delivered through instructor-led classes, knowledge assessments, and hands-on labs. Students will also have access to course manuals, online knowledge assessments, a free practice certification exam, and a discount voucher for the certification exam.

Prerequisite Knowledge: AWS Academy Cloud Foundations course

Dates & Cost: TBD.

AWS Academy Cloud Operations (Course 2)

AWS Academy Cloud Operations is designed to prepare participants to pursue entry-level DevOps, support, and cloud operations roles. It will also help prepare them to take the AWS SysOps Administrator – Associate exam. Emphasizing best practices in the AWS Cloud and recommended design patterns, this course will teach students how to solve problems and troubleshoot various scenarios. The course will show students how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on AWS and covers specific AWS features and tools related to configuration and deployment. With case studies and demonstrations, students will learn how some AWS customers design their infrastructures and implement various strategies and services. Students will also have the opportunity to build a variety of infrastructures via guided, hands-on activities.

Prerequisite Knowledge: AWS Academy Cloud Foundations course

Dates & Cost: TBD.

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