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Amazon Web Services Cloud Computing Architecture

Topic:ICT, Media & Design

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

  • Registration Period:

  • Duration/Frequency:

    60 hours / 15 days, Monday & Thursday
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
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Course Objective

Cloud Computing Architecture is an AWS Academy curriculum designed to help students develop technical expertise in cloud computing and prepare them for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification exam.

The curriculum is delivered through instructor-led classes, hands-on labs, and project work. Students have access to course manuals, online knowledge assessments, and hands-on labs.

Cloud Computing Architecture teaches students how to:

• Identify the value and benefits of cloud computing and AWS
• Understand methods and tools to maintain security and protect data
• Explain the financial advantages of the AWS cloud
• Navigate the AWS Management Console
• Differentiate between AWS storage options
• Understand AWS compute and networking options
• Describe and use AWS database options
• Identify deployment and management options
• Make decisions based on recommended architectural principles and best practices
• Create a cloud migration roadmap and plan
• Use AWS to make infrastructure scalable
• Create a business continuity plan and achieve high availability
• Create event-driven scaling
• Automate the deployment of cloud resources
• Design architectures to decouple infrastructure and reduce interdependencies
• Optimize data storage for static content
• Identify best practices prescribed in the Well-Architected framework
• Identify and solve common configuration and design issues
• Differentiate between architectures for data processing and analytics, mobile back-ends, and
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• Understand the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam structure and questions

Course Outline

UNIT 1: Introduction to Cloud Computing
• What is Cloud Computing?
• Leveraging Cloud Computing
• Cloud Economics and Total Cost of Ownership

UNIT 2: Getting Started with AWS
• AWS Compute, Storage, and Networking
• AWS Security, Identity, and Access Management
• AWS Database Options
• AWS Elasticity and Management Tools

UNIT 3: Architecting on AWS
• Part 1: Introduction to System Design
• AWS Essentials Review
• Designing Your Environment
• System Design for High Availability (Part I & II)
• Part 2: Automation and Serverless Architectures
• Event-Driven Scaling
• Automating Your Infrastructure
• Mid-curriculum project
• Decoupling Your Infrastructure
• Designing Web-Scale Storage
• Part 3: Well-Architected Best Practices
• Introducing the Well-Architected Framework
• Well-Architected Pillar 1: Security
• Well Architected Pillar 2: Reliability
• Well Architected Pillar 3: Performance Efficiency
• Well Architected Pillar 4: Cost Optimization
• Part 4: Deployment and Implementation
• Design Patterns and Sample Architectures
• Final project

Minimum Requirements

Cloud Computing Architecture requires a strong foundation in IT concepts and skills.

Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Certificate of Completion by AWS

Suitable for

Undergraduate, Graduate or Professionals seeking cloud computing expertise.

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $850.00

Applicants/Eligibility GST Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents, LTVP+ Holders and Others 76.50 926.50

As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

¹ Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
² Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. For self-sponsored applicant, please click on the “Register” button to apply for the course. You will be directed to STEP portal to manage all your course activities. Please note that you will be prompted to sign in with Singpass/Student ID.
2. For company-sponsored applicant, please approach your company's Human Resource (HR) team to put in the application through the company portal using CorpPass.  You may only apply after receiving the registration link from your company's HR.
3. Your application does not guarantee acceptance into the course. Your acceptance into the course is dependent on meeting the course requirements and course vacancy.
4. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.
6. PACE Academy course schedules, including course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change.

7. PACE Academy reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course at short notice; & at its absolute discretion without assigning any reason for such cancellation/postponements. In the event that the applicant’s chosen course is cancelled prior to its commencement, PACE Academy will make a full refund of course fees already paid by the applicant.

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