AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification Training

Gain in-depth knowledge of core services and solutions provided by AWS Cloud

  • Master the fundamentals of AWS Cloud Computing platform
  • Learn how to pick the right AWS services for an application
  • Get certified with the highly valued CLF-C01 certification
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Become an Expert AWS Cloud Practitioner

AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials course is a fundamental-level course for individuals who are looking to get an overall understanding of the AWS Cloud and start their journey towards a successful and in-demand cloud domain. As AWS holds the lion's share of 32% in the cloud infrastructure market, there is no better time to start your cloud certification journey with AWS.

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  • 16 Hours of Live, Instructor-Led Training 

  • 14 hours of On-Demand Video Content  

  • 31 Guided, Step-By-Step Practice Labs 

  • 8 Real-World Simulations on Browser-Based Cloud Labs

  • 540 Assessments to Test Your Learning

  • Get Exam Prep Support for the CLF-C01 Exam

Kingson Jebaraj

Course Advisor

Kingson Jebaraj
Program Director, Cloud Programs, KnowledgeHut

Kingson is an AWS expert and amongst the very few, if not the first ever, to have received the Most Valuable Professional credential from both Microsoft and Alibaba. 

He is also an author, blogger, and speaker and has worked with top-notch companies.

Kingson Jebaraj
Kingson Jebaraj
Program Director, Cloud Programs, KnowledgeHut

Kingson is an AWS expert and amongst the very few, if not the first ever, to have received the Most Valuable Professional credential from both Microsoft and Alibaba. 

He is also an author, blogger, and speaker and has worked with top-notch companies.

“I have helped over 1030 learners pass their Cloud Practitioner exam, and I’m here to show you what works, and how you can build a successful career as a Cloud Practitioner.”

The KnowledgeHut Edge

Instructor-Led Experience

Engage with certified instructors who are also seasoned industry experts. Learn, listen, explore, and apply! 

Carefully Curated Curriculum

Acquire the latest skills and stay globally relevant with the latest and the most updated curriculum. 

Hands-On Learning

Acquire theory-backed practical case studies, exercises, and guided coding practice.  

Advance from the Basics

Learn the fundamentals and advance your learning on cloud-based technologies with guidance on tools and techniques.

Detailed Feedback

Get detailed reviews and feedback on your final projects from professional developers. 

Exam Support

Receive end-to-end support to help you clear the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam. 

Build a Foundation to a Successful Cloud Career

Passing the AWS certification exam is key to becoming an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner and establishing your cloud career. We have revamped our program to help you crack the CLF-C01 exam—which basic cloud concepts, security and compliance, as well as infrastructure technology concepts—in the very first attempt.

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prerequisites for AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials Certification Training

Prerequisites for AWS Cloud Practitioner Training

  • There are no prerequisites to attend this course
  • A basic understanding of Cloud Computing concepts and benefits of using the cloud is useful
  • Some prior IT experience (business and technical) may be beneficial, but not mandatory

Who Should Attend AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials

IT Professionals


IT Administrators

Professionals From all Domains

Business Analysts

Project Managers

AWS Academy Students

What You Will Learn

Cloud Fundamentals

Understand the AWS Cloud platform, the infrastructure, and how it functions.  

Networking Services

Understand networks, AWS Virtual Private Cloud, VPC Peering and Transit Gateway concepts. 

Cloud Computing and Deployment

Learn the difference between cloud computing and deployment models with their importance. 

AWS EC2 and S3 Services

Understand Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) for networking and S3 for storage security use-cases. 

AWS Database Services

Work with various AWS services such as Elastic Cache, Redshift, Timestream, DynamoDB and DAX.

Well-Architected Framework

Understand well-architected frameworks with the basic AWS Cloud architectural principles. 

Management and Governance

Learn AWS Cloud Watch, Systems Manager, and Event Bridge for monitoring and maintenance. 

Security and Cost Management

Learn to define the billing, account management and pricing models for the AWS Platform. 

Transform Your Workforce

Implement Secure Cloud Networks

Build your systems and network teams with the AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials program. Scale-up, implement, and secure your network, and drive impactful business outcomes that help your team and your business grow.  

  • Leverage Immersive Learning 
  • Discover your team's strengths and weaknesses  
  • Measure skills progress with the right data 
  • Upskill your teams with customized training solutions

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Learning Objectives: In this module, you’ll get introduced to the AWS Practitioner Certification

  • Introduction to AWS Practitioner Certification 
  • Certification Curriculum 

Learning Objectives: In this module, you’ll get started with AWS as platform. You’ll learn about its infrastructure, core service categories, and also how to create your own AWS account and service. 

  • What is Cloud Computing? 
  • Introducing AWS Cloud Infrastructure 
  • AWS Core Service Categories 
  • Creating Your AWS Account
  • Creating IAM User Account 
  • Creating your First AWS Service 
  • Managing your AWS Cost 

Learning Objectives: In this module, you’ll learn about the fundamentals of networking on AWS. You’ll understand what AWS VPC is, along with VPC Peering and Transit Gateway.  

  • Networking Fundamentals 
  • Extended Networks 
  • Understanding AWS VPC 
  • Route table and Internet Gateway 
  • Elastic IP and NAT Gateway 
  • AWS Private Link and VPC endpoints 
  • VPC Peering and Transit Gateway 
  • Site to Site VPN and Direct Connects 
  • Shared Responsibility Model 
  • Security Groups, NACLs and Flow Logs 

Learning Objectives: In this module, you’ll learn about Role Based Access Control and Attribute Based Access Control. Also understand what AWS CLI and Cloud Shell means and entails. 

  • Global Vs Local Services
  • Introduction to Users and Groups 
  • Introduction to Policies 
  • RBACK - Role Based Access Control 
  • RBACK - Cross Account Roles 
  • RBACK - EC2 Roles 
  • Users, Groups, Roles and Policies - Stitching it together 
  • Fine Grained Access Control - Scenario 
  •  x-ray 
  • AWS ABACK - Attribute Based Access Control 
  • IAM Security Tools 
  • IAM Best Practices 
  • AWS CLI and Cloud Shell 

Learning Objectives: In this module, you’ll get an end-to-end understanding of Amazon EC2. Learn how to install software and configure them on the Elastic Compute Cloud. 

  • Introduction to Amazon EC2 
  • AMI-Amazon Machine Image 
  • EC2 Instances and Instance Type 
  • Storage options for EC2 
  • Installing Software on EC2 
  • Instance Configurations 
  • Instance User Data and Metadata 
  • EC2 Networking, Security and Monitoring 

Learning Objectives: In this module, you’ll learn about Scalability, Elasticity and High Availability for applications on AWS. 

  • Scalability, Elasticity and High Availability 
  • Elastic Load Balancer 
  • Using Application Load Balancer 
  • Auto Scaling and Elasticity 
  • Auto Scaling Group 
  • Auto Scaling Policies 

Learning Objectives: In this module, you’ll get introduced to Amazon S3 and learn about its use-cases and various security models. 

  • Introduction to Amazon S3 
  • Amazon S3 Use Cases 
  • S3 Security Models 
  • S3 Security - When to use what? 
  • S3 Bucket Policy Demo 
  • S3 Storage Class 
  • S3 Versioning 
  • S3 Lifecycle Rules 
  • S3 Replication 
  • Hosting Website in S3 
  • AWS Snow Family 

Learning Objectives: In this module, you’ll learn about databases in AWS. Also get introduced to Redshift, Amazon DynamoDB, and DAX 

  • Introduction to Databases in AWS 
  • Introduction to RDS 
  • Aurora Database 
  • Introduction to Redshift 
  • Amazon DynamoDB and DAX 
  • Introduction to Elastic Cache 
  • Amazon DocumentDB 
  • Amazon Keyspaces 
  • Amazon Neptune 
  • Amazon Timestream 
  • Amazon QLDB 
  • Amazon Blockchain 
  • Amazon Athena 

Learning Objectives: In this module, you’ll learn about containers and serverless. Learn how to work with AWS Lambda and the Amazon API Gateway. 

  • Introduction to containers 
  • ECR, ECS, and ECS Anywhere 
  • EKS, EKS Anywhere and EKS Distro 
  • AWS Fargate and App Runner 
  • Introduction to Serverless 
  • AWS Lambda 
  • Amazon API Gateway 
  • Amazon SQS and SNS 

Learning Objectives: In this module, you’ll learn about AWS developer tools, Amazon Beanstalk, and Amazon Batch. 

  • AWS Cloud Formation, CDK and OpsWorks 
  • AWS developer Tools 
  • Amazon Lightsail 
  • AWS developer tools, Amazon Beanstalk 
  • Amazon Batch 

Learning Objectives: In this module, you’ll learn how to monitor infrastructure of AWS using AWS Cloud Watch 

  • AWS Cloud Watch and Event Bridge 
  • AWS Organization SCP and Control Tower 
  • AWS Systems Manager 
  • AWS Service Catalog 
  • AWS Config 
  • Trusted Advisors 
  • Personal Health and Service Health 

Learning Objectives: In this module, you’ll learn about AWS Certificate Manager and AWS Security and Audit Tools 

  • Firewalls and DDOS protection 
  • AWS KMS and HSM 
  • AWS Certificate Manager - ACM 
  • AWS Security and Audit Tools 
  • Penetration Testing 

Learning Objectives: In this module, you’ll learn how to manage your AWS account and its billing and costs. 

  • AWS Pricing Fundamentals 
  • AWS Pricing Concepts 
  • AWS Pricing Models 
  • AWS Instance Type Scenarios 
  • AWS Cost Calculators 
  • AWS Billing and Cost Management 
  • AWS Support Plans 
  • AWS Well-Architected Framework 

Frequently Asked Questions


Cloud computing today is a multi-billion-dollar industry, and organizations, irrespective of their size, are moving to cloud infrastructure for the flexibility, security, and services it provides. While there are a few cloud service providers including Microsoft and Google, AWS is the market leader and most trusted cloud provider.  

As businesses continue to move towards cloud platforms, cloud-based websites, and apps the focus on AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner training is now more than ever. If cloud computing is the career path you want to embark on, then this training and subsequent certification is a must to display your knowledge and expertise of AWS. 

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner course will help you gain the practical experience mandated to set up and host your own applications on cloud-based platforms. You will benefit from the knowledge of the core services as well as gain a deep understanding of the cloud concepts. You will develop skills like -  

  • Define what the cloud is and how it works 
  • Differentiating between cloud computing and deployment models 
  • Describe the AWS Cloud value proposition 
  • Describe the basic global infrastructure of the cloud 
  • Compare the different methods of interacting with AWS 
  • Describe and differentiate between AWS service domains 
  • Given a scenario, identify an appropriate solution using AWS Cloud services 
  • Describe the Well-Architected Framework 
  • Describe basic AWS Cloud architectural principles 
  • Explain the Shared Responsibility model 
  • Describe security services with the AWS Cloud 
  • Define the billing, account management, and pricing models for the AWS platform 

By the end of this course, you will understand the concepts and essentials of cloud computing such as Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Private Clouds and Cloud programming. 

The certification requires several tools and services that are a part of AWS cloud platform, but you will be assisted throughout the program to install them if required. 

There are no specific prerequisites for AWS Cloud Practitioner training. However, it is recommended that individuals have a basic understanding of cloud computing concepts and the benefits of using the cloud. Some prior IT experience may be beneficial, but it is not required. 

The AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C01) is the foundational certification for the AWS certification path. It covers a broad range of services, tools, and a fundamental knowledge of AWS cloud platform that allows an individual to provide networking, security, and support for enterprises working with AWS. 

The AWS Cloud Practitioner certification acts as a foundation for you to pursue any or all of the 3 associate level certifications from AWS – Solutions Architect, Certified Developer, and SysOps Administrator. After clearing the associate level certifications, you can prepare for professional level certifications – Solutions Architect (Professional) and DevOps Professional. If you have cleared either of these certifications, you can also opt for specialty certifications from AWS – SAP on AWS, Advanced Networking, Database, Machine Learning, Security, and Data Analytics. 

  • The process to become an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner is quite simple. You can enroll for the 16-hour training with am AWS certified training provider and get as much hands-on experience as possible through practice exercises.
  • You must attain professional experience of more than 6 months in any AWS role (it can include sales/marketing, technical, or financial roles)
  • Take the exam and score at least 700 out of 1000
  • Get certified as an AWS Cloud Practitioner on clearing the exam.

Apart from attending 16 hours of instructor-led sessions, you should devote 15 hours or more to practice through hands-on exercises on Cloud Labs and assessments to gauge your learning and concept clarity before the exam.

The AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C01) certification exam features 65 multiple-choice questions as well as multiple-response questions. While MCQs require you to choose the correct answer from 4 options, the multiple-response questions can have two or more correct options from 5 or more options. You can attempt all questions without incurring a penalty for incorrect/incomplete answers.

The duration of the CCP certification exam is 90 minutes. 

After registering, you can attempt the certification multiple times, but each additional attempt will require you to pay the full registration fee. You are also required to wait 14 days for retaking the exam.

The minimum passing score for the AWS CCP exam is 700 out of 1000 marks.

Workshop Experience

Currently all our courses are offered online as Live, interactive, trainer-led sessions where you will get to learn directly from the trainer with opportunities to discuss and clear doubts. 

Our instructors are approved by AWS to lead these sessions. They also have hands-on experience and will be able to tell you the practical aspects of what you are learning.  

Our courses are delivered through live interactive virtual classrooms and can be structured according to the requirements of the course.  

Our training focuses on interactive learning. Most class time is dedicated to hands-on exercises, lively discussions, and team collaboration, all facilitated by the trainer who is an experienced Power platform practitioner. The focus is on finding practical solutions to real-world scenarios in various projects environments, both big and small. 

In an online classroom, students can log in at the scheduled time to a live learning environment that is led by an instructor. You can interact, communicate, view, and discuss presentations, and engage with learning resources while working in groups, all in an online setting. Our instructors use an extensive set of collaboration tools and techniques which improve your online training experience. 

Internet Connectivity (2Mbps Link) and Laptop/PC (Windows/Mac) with 4GB RAM. 

You do not need to record the sessions, as the sessions will be auto-recorded on our LMS, you will be able to refer to them in case you miss a class.

Yes, you can switch your start date with prior notice of at least 24 hours and subject to availability in the desired batch. 

Money-Back Guarantee

Money-back guarantee Our AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials Certification Training comes with a Money-Back Guarantee. KnowledgeHut provides an immersive learning experience where you get to learn, practice your code in our integrated cloud labs-based coding environment, and get assessed in a seamless learning experience.

Zero Questions Asked Refund At KnowledgeHut, our courses are carefully curated to offer highly effective outcomes. In the unlikely event that a course does not meet your expectations and you wish to withdraw within the first 7 days, we will proceed with a refund, with absolutely no questions asked.