AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Training

Learn to build and implement cloud-based systems on AWS platform

  • Master the basics of AWS cloud and infrastructure  
  • Learn to design enterprise-level cloud architectures 
  • Grasp the best practices and processes to build apps on the cloud 
  • 350,000 + Professionals trained
  • 250 + Workshops every month
  • 100 + Countries and counting

Build High-Performing and Scalable Systems

Expand your understanding of the AWS environment and learn to develop and deploy cost effective, secure, scalable, and resilient systems. In this 3-day course you will learn the best practices and implementation guidance for the organization. You will also prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification exam.

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Highlights

  • 24-Hour Live Instructor-Led Training

  • Certification from Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Coaching by Top-Notch AWS-Experienced Trainers

  • Balanced Mix of Classroom and Practical Sessions 

  • Exam Support for AWS Certified Solutions Architect 

  • Curriculum Designed by AWS Experts

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Why Become a Solutions Architect?


The requirement for certified solutions architects continues to rise as organizations of all sizes begin using or migrating to cloud-based architectures. AWS (Amazon Web Services) is one of the most dominant players in this space, globally. Making an AWS certification a massive advantage to advance your career as a Solutions Architect.  

A Solutions Architect earns $125,018 on average. This course is one of the best solutions architect certifications. It consistently features as one of the highest paid job roles. Getting certified proves to your knowledge of AWS cloud environment and your ability to build solutions that are secure, scalable, and cost efficient and helps you drive value for your organization.  

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We believe that the best way to acquire a skill is by practicing it and have adopted a project-based, immersive learning approach. 

Real-World Focus

We ensure that your skills are relevant to the real world by including actual business case studies and exercises. Skill up and get productive from the get-go. 

Industry Experts

Our trainers are experienced industry professionals with considerable experience, making them ideally placed to educate you on the best practices across industries. 

Curriculum Designed by the Best

Our courses follow AWS’s prescribed curriculum and are taught by top-notch trainers with implementation experience in AWS. 

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We are committed to a delightful learning experience and have webinars, e-books, tutorials, articles, and interview questions to help you land your dream job.

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Maximize your readiness for a rewarding career as you acquire skills that make you in-demand. 

Steps to Certification

Learn how to develop solutions that are reliable, scalable, and cost efficient in an AWS environment. Become an AWS Certified Solutions Architect by following these simple steps.

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AWS Certified Solutions Architect
Prerequisites

Prerequisites for AWS Solutions Architect Training

  • At least one year of experience in designing distributed systems on AWS
  • For more details on course prerequisites, please refer to the FAQs

Who Should Attend the Course

Solution Architects

IT Managers

Developers

Testers

System Architects

Administrators

Professionals with an interest in building cloud-based solutions

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What You Will Learn

AWS environment

Understand how to work using the AWS cloud and infrastructure in your organization

AWS Cloud

Understand and leverage the value proposition provided by the AWS cloud architecture

Deployment

Explore the fundamental concepts of operating and deployment within the AWS cloud

Security

Explore the implementation of security, compliance, and the shared security model 

Key Services

Learn about the key services in AWS and how they can be applied to your organization

Cloud Architecture

Understand the basic principles of cloud architecture and how they benefit your projects

Skills You Will Gain

Designing and deploying apps on AWS

Building scalable, secure, and reliable apps

Designing applications based on given requirements

Designing multi-account AWS environments

Migrating complex applications on AWS

Deploying enterprise-wide scalable operations on AWS

Implementing cost-control strategies

Implementing continuous improvements

Transform Your Workforce

Build Cloud-Based Systems on AWS

Empower your Solution architects to design and implement cloud-based systems on the AWS platform that are secure, cost effective and reliable. 

  • Master Architectural Principles 
  • Leverage Experiential Learning 
  • Design Secure and Robust Solutions 
  • Build Cost-Optimized Network Architecture

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AWS Solutions Architect Curriculum

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  • The Well-Architected Framework 
  • AWS Global Infrastructure 
  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) 
  • Amazon S3 Glacier 
  • Choosing AWS Regions for your architectures 

Hands-on lab:  

  • Hosting a Static Website 
  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) 
  • Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) 
  • Amazon Elastic Block Storage (Amazon EBS) 
  • Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) 
  • Amazon FSx
  • Database layer considerations 
  • Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) 
  • Amazon DynamoDB 
  • AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) 

Hands-on lab:  

  • Deploying a Web Application on AWS 
  • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) 
  • Network security in the cloud 

Hands-on lab:  

  • Creating a VPC
  • AWS VPN connections 
  • AWS Direct Connect (DX) 
  • VPC peering 
  • AWS Transit Gateway 
  • Load balancing on AWS 
  • Amazon Route 53 
  • Account users and AWS IAM 
  • Federating users 
  • Amazon Cognito 
  • AWS Organizations 
  • Amazon CloudWatch 
  • AWS CloudTrail 
  • Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling 
  • Scaling your databases 

Hands-on lab:  

  • Creating a highly available environment 
  • AWS CloudFormation 
  • AWS Systems Manager 
  • AWS OpsWorks 
  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk 

Hands-on lab:  

  • Automating infrastructure deployment with AWS CloudFormation 
  • Caching on AWS with Amazon CloudFront 
  • Session management 
  • Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) 
  • Amazon ElastiCache 
  • Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) 
  • Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS)
  • Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) 
  • AWS Fargate 
  • AWS Lambda 
  • Amazon API Gateway 
  • AWS Step Functions 

Hands-on lab:  

  • Implementing a serverless architecture with AWS Managed Services 
  • Disaster planning 
  • Data replication 
  • Recovery strategies 
  • AWS Storage Gateway
  • Best practices for optimization 
  • Review questions 

Frequently Asked Questions

Training

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Training Course covers a range of topics where you will learn to design: 

  • Resilient Architectures 
  • High-Performing Architectures 
  • Secure Applications and Architectures 
  • Cost-Optimized Architectures 

Armed with this knowledge and skills you will be able to easily find yourself in a leading company in an attractive role designing distributed systems. 

During this 24-hour AWS Solutions Architect Training Online Course, a variety of topics will be covered in the context of an AWS environment. With this knowledge you will be able to:  

  • Understand AWS cloud and infrastructure 
  • The value proposition of the AWS cloud 
  • Explore fundamental concepts of operating and deployment in the AWS cloud 
  • Understand billing, pricing, and account management 
  • Master AWS key services and their applications 
  • Understand basic principles of cloud architecture 
  • Find sources of documentation or technical assistance

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate validates your ability to develop and implement distributed systems on AWS.  

Certification

This certification is offered by AWS to professionals who can validate their knowledge and skills by passing the exam.  

AWS recommends that the participants who want to benefit from this course should have: 

  • At least One year of hands-on experience with AWS technology, including using compute, networking, storage, and database AWS services as well as AWS deployment and management services 
  • Experience deploying, managing, and operating workloads on AWS as well as implementing security controls and compliance requirements 
  • Familiarity with using both the AWS Management Console and the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) 
  • Understanding of the AWS Well-Architected Framework, AWS networking, security services, and the AWS global infrastructure 
  • Ability to identify which AWS services meet a given technical requirement and to define technical requirements for an AWS-based application 

The process to become an AWS Certified Solutions Architect is quite simple. You can enroll for the 24-hour training with a training provider with a good track record. 

  • Take the exam and score at least 720 out of 1000. 
  • Get certified on clearing the exam. 

To get more details about the exam and certification you can refer to the AWS exam guide.

A solutions architect does not necessarily need to have a specific background. They are usually from an IT background.  Being a bridge between understanding business requirements and finding technical solutions for them requires a certain amount of business acumen and technical knowledge.

An AWS certified Solutions Architect is a professional who has learned how to design a solution that can be implemented in an AWS infrastructure.

A solutions architect needs to understand the business world to understand requirements and a technical awareness to guide the development of solutions to meet business requirements.

A professional will need to pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam (SAA-C02) to earn the AWS certified solutions architect credential. To take this exam AWS has a list of recommended prerequisites.

  • At least one year of hands-on experience with AWS technology, including using compute, networking, storage, and database AWS services as well as AWS deployment and management services 
  • Experience deploying, managing, and operating workloads on AWS as well as implementing security controls and compliance requirements 
  • Familiarity with using both the AWS Management Console and the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) 
  • Understanding of the AWS Well-Architected Framework, AWS networking, security services, and the AWS global infrastructure 
  • Ability to identify which AWS services meet a given technical requirement and to define technical requirements for an AWS-based application 

You can find your license number and find any of your license related information by logging into the AWS License Manager. 

Workshop

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 experienced in AWS environments. They lead the sessions while explaining the practical aspects of what you learn. 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 over four days or more. 

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 Azure practitioner. The focus is on finding practical solutions to real-world scenarios in various project environments, both big and small. 

Solutions Architect Exam

While AWS does not require you to take up any training prior to attempting the exam. It is advisable to prepare for the exam by ensuring your knowledge of the fundamental concepts.  

It will also be helpful if you take a few mock exams to get comfortable with the format and gain confidence to pass the actual exam. 

Once you have completed your training and preparation of the content to be covered for the exam, you can follow the exam guide by AWS.  

The exam requires a certain amount of knowledge and experience in using AWS technology. 


AWS certified solutions architect is an exam that needs a certain degree of knowledge and expertise to clear. So, if you are new to AWS technologies the exam will be hard for you. If you have a reasonable amount of experience working with AWS technologies and have put in an effort to prepare based on the exam guide and you have familiarized yourself with the examination format, then you may not find the exam too hard to clear. 

To clear the AWS certified solutions architect exam, you will need to answer at least 36 of the 50 questions correctly. You need to score 720 out of a maximum of 1000 to clear the exam. 

The exam price will vary depending on your location. The prices are available on AWS page. These rates are exclusive of any additional taxes that are payable. AWS solutions architect certification cost would also involve training cost which would also depend on the location and training provider you choose. You can find the AWS solutions architect certification price on our schedule page

The exam has 50 questions. You need to answer at least 36 answers correctly to clear the exam. 

AWS recommends a degree of knowledge and experience as prerequisites for candidates planning to take the exam. 

  • At least one year of hands-on experience with AWS technology, including using compute, networking, storage, and database AWS services as well as AWS deployment and management services 
  • Experience deploying, managing, and operating workloads on AWS as well as implementing security controls and compliance requirements 
  • Familiarity with using both the AWS Management Console and the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) 
  • Understanding of the AWS Well-Architected Framework, AWS networking, security services, and the AWS global infrastructure 
  • Ability to identify which AWS services meet a given technical requirement and to define technical requirements for an AWS-based application 

AWS certified solutions architect exam is not set to retire. It will undergo a change on August 30th 2022. 

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