Amazon Web Services (AWS) Firebrand's training for AWS's Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification - Only 3 Days

Why

Seven reasons why you should sit Firebrand's training for AWS's Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification

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  1. You'll be Solutions Architect Associate certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be Solutions Architect Associate trained in record time
  2. Our Solutions Architect Associate course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass Solutions Architect Associate 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 Solutions Architect Associate. 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 Solutions Architect Associate 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 Solutions Architect Associate 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 68,075 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware for Solutions Architect Associate. 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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What

This Firebrand course will prepare you for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam. Become an AWS Solutions Architect in just three days with accelerated Firebrand training on this Certified Solutions Architect – Associate course. Cloud is a thriving IT market and the AWS Solutions Architect cert will prove your skills in building highly available, cost effective and secure applications on the AWS platform.

AWS are the leading provider of cloud technology, with The AWS Solutions Architect being the most popular of Amazon Web Services’ certification tracks.

Design & deploy highly available systems with AWS

As well as learning how to design and deploy scalable, highly available and fault tolerant systems on AWS, you’ll also study:

  • Lift and shift of an existing on premises application to AWS
  • Ingress and egress of data in AWS
  • Identification of AWS architectural best practices
  • AWS cost estimation

On this accelerated course you’ll also sit the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam and get certified.

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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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Domain 1.0: Designing highly available, cost efficient, fault tolerant, scalable systems

Identify and recognise cloud architecture considerations, such as fundamental components and effective designs.

Content may include:

  • How to design cloud services
  • Planning and design
  • Monitoring

You'll become familiar with:

  • Best practices
  • Developing to Client Specifications including pricing/cost (e.g., on Demand vs. Reserved vs. Spot, RTO and RPO DR Design)
  • Architectural trade-off decisions (high availability vs. cost, Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) vs. installing your own database on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2))
  • Integrating with existing development environments and building scalable architecture
  • Elasticity and scalability

Domain 2.0: Implementation/Deployment

Identify the appropriate techniques and methods using Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Elastic Beanstalk, CloudFormation, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), and AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) to code and implement a cloud solution.

Content may include:

  • Configure an Amazon Machine Image (AMI)
  • Operate and extend service management in the private cloud
  • Configure compliance in the private and public cloud
  • Launching instances in a variety of geographical regions

Domain 3.0: Data Security

Recognise and implement secure procedures for optimum cloud deployment and maintenance.

Content may include:

  • Cloud Security Best Practices
    • How to build and use a threat model
    • How to build and use a data flow diagram for risk management
      • Use cases
      • Abuse Cases (Negative use cases)
  • Security Architecture with AWS
    • Shared Security Responsibility Model
    • AWS Platform Compliance
    • AWS security attributes (customer workloads down to physical layer)
    • Security Services
    • AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
    • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
    • CIA and AAA models, ingress vs. egress filtering, and which AWS services and features fit
    • “Core” Amazon EC2 and S3 security feature sets
    • Incorporating common conventional security products (Firewall, IDS:HIDS/NIDS, SIEM, VPN)
    • Design Patterns
    • DDOS mitigation
    • Encryption solutions
    • Complex access controls (building sophisticated security groups, ACLs, etc.)
    • Amazon CloudWatch for the security architect

Recognise critical disaster recovery techniques and their implementation.

Content may include:

  • Disaster Recovery
  • Recovery time objective
  • Recovery point objective
  • Amazon Elastic Block Store
    • AWS Import/Export
    • AWS Storage Gateway
    • Amazon Route53
    • Testing the recovered data

4 Domain 4.0: Troubleshooting

Content may include:

  • General troubleshooting information and questions

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

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam

  • Exam Questions: Multiple choice and multiple answer
  • Number of Questions: 65
  • Time to Complete: 130 minutes

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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 080 80 800 888.

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.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

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.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, 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 PMI, GIAC, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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Before attending this course, Firebrand recommend you have:

  • Working knowledge of distributed systems and multi-tier architectures
  • Familiarity with general networking and cloud computing concepts

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 080 80 800 888 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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Reviews

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 68,075 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.72% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

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"The course was well paced and was very informative and covered topics in an organised manner. I was able to also do more practice questions and there were lots of discussions related to industry application and I look forward to applying them in real world. I would definitely recommend and happy to give a 5* rating."
M.S., Freelance. - Amazon Web Services (AWS) Firebrand's training for AWS's Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification (3 days) (4/6/2018 to 6/6/2018)

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"I was never convinced intense courses are the path for learning but in this world of evolving demands on life - it suited my requirement. It has given me a great insight into AWS and I have for-filled my needs to understand the AWS position in the cloud much better. I look forward to planning my next course with FireBrand."
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"One of the best courses I have been on. The instructor was refreshingly knowledgeable and happy to share his skills. Intense but worth it."
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"The instructor was brilliant. I like the hands-on approach. Various labs during the class help me in overall understanding of AWS. The class environment was brilliant and it helped me focus on my exams. I achieved both AWS associate and professional certificates. "
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