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Course type: E-learning
Duration: 7 hours
Delivery: Online

AWS Technical Essentials E-learning

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) e-learning is fast becoming a must-have for any IT professional working with AWS. The training course will introduce you to the fundamentals of the AWS cloud platform and ensure that you are fully capable in identifying AWS terminologies, concepts, benefits and deployment options to meet your business requirements. 

About the course

This course is aligned to the latest AWS syllabus and will help you to identify and efficiently use AWS services. The two live projects included in this course ensure you get to practice the skills using the AWS platform. You’ll learn to navigate the AWS management console; understand AWS security measures, storage and database options; and gain expertise in web services such as EC2, S3, RDS and EBS.

The course also contains a live demo that helps you learn how to use the AWS console to create instances, S3 buckets, and more.


7 hours


Basic knowledge of any programming language is beneficial, but the course can be taken by anyone who has an interest in learning AWS.

Learning objectives

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Recognise terminology and concepts as they relate to the AWS platform
  • Navigate the AWS management console
  • Understand the security measures AWS provides
  • Differentiate AWS storage options and create Amazon S3 buckets
  • Recognise AWS Compute and networking options and use EC2 and EBS
  • Identify appropriate use of AWS operational best practices
  • Use Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) to launch an application

This course is offered by Simplilearn, a partner of ILX Group.


  • 2 live projects
  • 21 live demos

Duration of access

12 months online access to accredited e-learning

What's covered?

The training course covers the following:

  • Lesson 1 - Introduction to cloud computing 
  • Lesson 2 - Introduction to AWS 
  • Lesson 3 - Storage and content delivery 
  • Lesson 4 - Compute services and networking 
  • Lesson 5 - AWS managed services and databases 
  • Lesson 6 - Deployment and management 

There are also two projects included in this course:

  • Project 1 - Setting up a Windows server in the Cloud

You will set up a Windows server in AWS as a member of the Windows support group. The development team will then deploy their application stack for testing.

Key Tasks: Create an EC2 Server instance
Select the Windows 2012 Server Configuration as 2 vCPU and 80 GB General Purpose SSD.

  • Project 2 - Navigate the AWS management console using the CloudWatch Service

As a member of the monitoring team, you will navigate activities using the CloudWatch Service in the AWS Management Console.
Key Tasks: Check on CPU utilisation
Identify disk and network throughput of the earlier deployed Windows Virtual Machine.

Target audience

This e-learning is suitable for:

  • Professionals responsible for articulating the technical benefits of AWS services
  • SysOps administrators
  • IT developers
  • Any individual who is new to AWS and wants to learn the fundamentals

ILX Group does not offer an exam for this course.

In order to obtain a course completion certificate, you must complete at least 85% of the AWS Technical Essentials training, and submit a project to be evaluated by the trainer. Once your project is successfully evaluated, and you complete the online simulation exam with a minimum score of 60%, you will receive the course completion certificate from Simplilearn for AWS Technical Essentials.

AWS certification exams are administered at Kryterion testing centers in more than 750 locations worldwide. The registration fee for the Associate Exam is $150 (USD). The Professional Exam is $300 (USD). 

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