AWS Technical Essentials

An excellent starting point to get to know the AWS cloud and its products, services, and solutions.

The AWS Technical Essentials course introduces you to AWS products, services, and common solutions. It provides you with fundamentals to become more proficient in identifying AWS services so that you can make informed decisions about IT solutions based on your business requirements.

Course Objectives

This course is designed to teach you how to:

  • Recognise terminology and concepts as they relate to the AWS platform and navigate the AWS Management Console
  • Understand the foundational infrastructure services, including Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Auto Scaling, and Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)
  • 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 Amazon CloudWatch and AWS Trusted Advisor
Gain a basic understanding of the AWS Cloud and core & application services.

Get your questions answered by our AWS certified trainer.

Complete hands-on exercises to reinforce your learning and understanding.

Network with your industry peers and the Nordcloud team.


This course is intended for:

  • Individuals responsible for articulating the technical benefits of AWS services
  • Individuals interested in learning how to get started with using AWS
  • SysOps Adminstrators, Solution Architects and developers who are interested in using AWS services


Duration 1 day:

  • Introduction and History of AWS
  • AWS Infrastructure: Compute, Storage, and Networking
  • AWS Security, Identity, and Access Management
  • AWS Databases
  • AWS Management Tools and Scaling


Delivery Method

This course includes activities that will allow you to test new skills and apply knowledge through hands-on lab activities. AWS Technical Essentials will be delivered through a mix of:



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