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Amazon Web Services training at Columbus State

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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.

Not all certificates are available at this time, but we continually add more. Check back often to see what's being offered.

AWS Academy Course Series

AWS Academy Cloud Foundations

Prepares for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification exam

Course Outline

Prerequisite Knowledge

This is an entry-level course, but students should possess:

  • 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

Helps prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect- Associate certification exam

Course Outline

Prerequisite Knowledge:

  • Completed AWS Academy Cloud Foundations (ACF) or have equivalent experience
  • A working knowledge of distributed systems
  • Familiarity with general networking concepts
  • A working knowledge of multi-tier architectures
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts

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

AWS Academy Cloud Development

Helps prepare for the AWS Certified Developer-Associate level AWS certification exam

Course Outline

Prerequisite Knowledge:

  • Completed AWS Academy Cloud Foundations course or have equivalent experience
  • A working knowledge of distributed systems
  • Familiarity with general networking concepts
  • A working knowledge of multi-tier architectures
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts

Dates & Cost: TBD.

AWS Academy Cloud Operations

Helps prepare for the AWS SysOps Administrator-Associate certification exam

Course Outline

Prerequisite Knowledge:

  • Completed AWS Academy Cloud Foundations or have equivalent experience
  • A working knowledge of at least one scripting language
  • Familiarity with Linux, the command line and Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
  • Familiarity with virtualization and distributed computing
  • An understanding of version control (e.g., Git)
  • An understanding of data storage mechanisms such as SQL

Dates & Cost: TBD.


More Questions?

See the Amazon Web Services FAQ or contact workforce@cscc.edu

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