Amazon Web Services (AWS) AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate + Professional

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This AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate + Professional course combines both Amazon Web Services Solutions Architect certifications into a single 7-day course

On the first part of this comprehensive AWS training you'll prepare for the AWS Solutions Architect Associate exam. You'll learn the skills to build highly available, cost effective and secure applications on the AWS platform.

Next, you'll follow up with AWS Solutions Architect Professional training and develop the technical knowledge in building distributed applications and systems on the AWS platform.

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After seven days of full dedication to Amazon AWS Solutions training, you'll have the knowledge to qualification to work with most AWS systems and integrations.

Some of the other skills you'll develop include the following:

  • Lift and shift an existing on-premises application to AWS
  • Ingress and egress of data in AWS
  • Identification of AWS architectural best practices
  • AWS cost estimation
  • Select the best AWS services to design and deploy an application
  • Design and deploy enterprise-wide scalable operations on AWS
  • Implement cost control strategies
  • Migrate complex, multi-tier applications on AWS

This course is aimed at individuals with experience designing distributed applications and systems on the AWS platform.

You will be prepared for and sit the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate and AWS Certified Solutions Professional exams, which are included in the cost and covered by our Certification Guarantee.

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Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be AWS Solutions Architect certified in just 7 days. With us, you’ll be AWS Solutions Architect trained in record time
  2. Our AWS Solutions Architect course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass AWS Solutions Architect first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn AWS Solutions Architect faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying AWS Solutions Architect with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 72,589 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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AWS Certified Solutions Architect

Module 1: An introduction to AWS

  • Overview of the core AWS services
  • AWS Regions and Availability zones
  • AWS Well-Architected Framework
  • Using AWS for Business Continuity
  • AWS accounts, organisations and AWS Control Tower

Module 2: Identity and access management

  • Working with IAM
  • Federation
  • AWS Directory Services

Module 3: Amazon VPC

  • Building an Amazon VPC
  • Providing internet connectivity
  • Working with Security Groups
  • Connecting VPC to on-Premise
  • VPC peering
  • Classic networking

Module 4: Amazon EC2

  • Amazon Machine Images
  • EC2 Instance types
  • EBS Storage
  • Preparing VMs for migration to AWS

Module 5: Auto scale and Elastic Load Balancing

  • 3 different types of ELB
  • Configuring ELB
  • Working with and configuring EC Auto Scaling

Module 6: Amazon CloudFront

  • CloudFront introduction
  • Features of CloudFront
  • WAF

Module 7: Elastic Container Service

  • AWS Container Service
  • Overview of containers
  • Container Agent
  • AWS Fargate

Module 8: AWS Storage

  • Amazon EBS
  • Amazon S3
  • Amazon Glacier
  • AWS Storage Gateway
  • Amazon EFS
  • Amazon Snowball

Module 9: AWS Databases

  • SQL vs NoSQL
  • Amazon RDS
  • Amazon Redshift
  • Amazon ElastiCache
  • DynamoDB

Module 10: Amazon Route 53

  • Route53 main functions
  • Hosted zones
  • Health checks
  • Traffic policies
  • Policy records

Module 11: AWS Lambda

  • Lambda functions
  • Invoking Lambda functions
  • Lambda use cases

Module 12: API Gateway, Amazon SNS, Amazon SQS, Amazon Kinesis

  • API Gateway
  • Amazon Simple Queue Service
  • Amazon Simple Notification
  • Amazon Kinesis

Module 13: AWS Elastic Beanstalk and OpsWorks overview

  • Introduction to OpsWorks
  • Introduction to Elastic Beanstalk

Module 14: Management and Monitoring tools

  • CloudWatch
  • CloudTrail
  • Config
  • Trusted Advisor
  • CloudFormation

Module 15: Encryption in AWS

  • EBS encryption
  • S3 encryption
  • KMS/CloudHSM

Module 16: Service definitions

  • Service definition

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional

Module 1: Architecture Best Practices

  • AWS Well Architected Framework
  • Architecting for the Cloud
  • AWS Reference Architectures

Module 2: Design for organisational complexity

  • AWS IAM Review
  • AWS Accounts and organisations
  • Working with multiple AWS accounts
  • Director Service review
  • AWS Security account structures

Module 3: Advanced Networking

  • A review of VPC
  • VPN design
  • Review of Direct Connect
  • VPC peering
  • Transit Gateway

Module 4: Design for new solutions

  • RPO/RTO
  • Using AWS to provide business continuity
  • AWS web reference architecture
  • S3 Hosted website
  • Mobile backend
  • Storage services

Module 5: Additional storage

  • Review of storage services
  • Amazon Glacier
  • Storage Gateway
  • Amazon Snowball

Module 6: Migration planning

  • Migration planning

Module 7: Cost control

  • Reducing costs
  • Calculators

Module 8: Continuous improvement for existing solutions

  • SQS
  • Kinesis
  • SNS
  • Machine learning
  • Code tools

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AWS Certified Solutions Expert Associate + Professional Exams

You'll sit the following exams at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam
    • Number: SAA-C01
    • Format: Multiple choice and multiple response
    • Duration: 130 minutes
    • Languages: English, Japanese, Korean and simplified Chinese
    • Domains:
      • 1. Design resilient architectures (34%)
      • 2. Define performant architecutes (24%)
      • 3. Specify secure applications and architectures (26%)
      • 4. Domain cost-optimised architectures (10%)
      • 5. Define operationally excellent architectures (6%)
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional exam
    • Number: SAP-C01
    • Format: Multiple choice and multiple response
    • Duration: 170 minutes
    • Languages: English, Japanese, Korean and simplified Chinese
    • Domains:
      • 1. Design for organisational complexity (12.5%)
      • 2. Design for new solutions (31%)
      • 3. Migration planning (15%)
      • 4. Cost control (12.5%)
      • 5. Continuous improvement for existing solutions (29%)

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Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on +33 (0) 181 22 44 68.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

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Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

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  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our GIAC, CREST or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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AWS Certified Solutions Expert Associate + Professional Prerequisites

To take this accelerated course it is recommended that you have:

  • Familiarity with a scripting language
  • Familiarity with Windows and Linux environments
  • Familiarity with AWS CLI, AWS APIs, AWS CloudFormation templates, the AWS Billing Console, and the AWS Management Console
  • Explain and apply the five pillars of the AWS Well-Architected Framework
  • Map business objectives to application/architecture requirements
  • Design a hybrid architecture using key AWS technologies (e.g., VPN, AWS Direct Connect)
  • Architect a continuous integration and deployment process

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +33 (0) 181 22 44 68 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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"I enjoyed the course and the wealth of information covered and hands on labs. The instructor was engaging and was able to answer questions and provide useful advice."
P.R.. (19/4/2019 to 25/4/2019)

"Both the AWS course and the instructor's style of teaching have made for an enjoyable 7 days of training. Be prepared though to be mentally pushed, this isnt a course where you get anything for nothing !"
Ryan OSullivan. (3/6/2019 to 9/6/2019)

"Wow! If you are prepared to put the time and effort in for one of the intensive Firebrand Courses I can not think of a better way to achieve certification. It is quite likely you will be going home with a new qualification under your belt but if not it will not be long before you achieve your goals."
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"An intensive course which was delivered in a timely manner covering the main exam topics well. There was ample time to review materials due to the residential nature of the course."
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"I'll be back."
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