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AWS Academy Accreditation Preparation Course

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Course Type:Online Courses

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  • Course Date:

  • Registration Period:

  • Time:

    20 hours
  • Mode of Training:

    E-learning, Flipped classroom, Virtual class meeting (face-to-face)
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  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

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

Course Objective

As cloud technologies continue to help organizations transform at a rapid pace, employees with the necessary cloud skills are in high demand. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a highly reliable, scalable, and low-cost cloud platform that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. AWS Academy provides higher education institutions with a free cloud computing curriculum to prepare students for in-demand cloud roles. This course is designed to prepare higher education educators for AWS Academy accreditation, which enables them to teach AWS Academy courses to students. 

The AWS Academy Accreditation Preparation Course is designed for nominated AWS Academy educators in the ASEAN region. The objective is to prepare educators to achieve AWS Academy accreditation.

This hands-on and convenient online course includes both self-paced study and synchronous class sessions. It will prepare individuals to take the AWS certification exam, complete a technical evaluation (if applicable), and begin teaching their first AWS Academy course at their higher education institution. 

Course Outline

Module 1 – Cloud Concepts Overview
Module 2 – Cloud Economics and Billing
Module 3 – AWS Global Infrastructure Overview
Module 4 – Cloud Security
Module 5 – Networking and Content Delivery
Module 6 – Compute
Module 7 – Storage
Module 8 – Databases
Module 9 – Cloud Architecture
Module 10 – Automatic Scaling and Monitoring

Minimum Requirements

All educators pursuing AWS Academy accreditation are eligible to register directly.

Participants of this course are subjected to approval process by AWS Academy. Only educators registered with AWS Academy will be eligible. We ask that higher education institutions join the AWS Academy program before taking this course. Please visit the AWS Academy website at and fill out an institution application.

Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who have completed the course.

Suitable for

Nominated AWS Academy educators (educators pursuing AWS Academy accreditation)

Course Fees

Full Course Fees (before GST): $75.00

Applicants/Eligibility GST* Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents, LTVP+ Holders and Others $6.00 $81.00

*As announced at Budget 2022, there will be no increase in government fees and charges for Singaporeans from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023. 

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

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
One-Stop Service Centre

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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