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Cloud Computing Certified Professional

4 - 6 months
7th December 2022
100% online learning
CompTIA Cloud Essentials+, AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals, Google Cloud Digital Leader

Course overview

Cloud computing skills continue to grow in demand, as more organisations leverage cloud-based services to drive digital transformation. The Cloud Computing Certified Professional course will help you develop in-demand skills, positioning you for a rewarding career in Cloud Computing covering three leading cloud service providers – Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft and Google. As you progress through the course, you will be able to apply your learning through hands-on labs to simulate a real-world experience allowing you to test some of the most widely used platforms. Join us for the next step in your Cloud Computing journey!

The benefits of completing AIICT's Cloud Computing Certified Professional Course

The Cloud Computing Certified Professional course will provide fundamental skills in the leading cloud operating platforms AWS, Microsoft and Google, who between them command nearly 60% of the global market for Cloud Computing services. 

Course content covers Cloud Computing fundamentals, business principles of cloud environments, management and technical operations, governance, risk, compliance, security, cloud architecture, leading service providers, web services and APIs. 

You’ll learn how to set up a cloud solution environment, how to plan, configure and deploy a cloud solution, and importantly, how to ensure successful operation of a cloud solution built with multiple resources and services. 

If you’re looking to start a rewarding career in the world of Cloud Computing, gain fundamental knowledge and skills for the leading cloud platforms AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud with the Cloud Computing Certified Professional course.

The benefits of completing the Cloud Computing Certified Professional course:

Flexible Study

Start together, finish whenever: start your study at the same time, then move through the course at your own pace.

Recognition of on-the-job skills

Achieve recognition for the on-the-job skills and experience you have developed to date

Develop and master skills

Develop and master the skills you need to progress your career in IT



Industry Partner Program

On course completion, we’ll connect you with potential employers via our Industry Partner Program.

Course Structure

Cloud Computing Certified Professional
4 - 6 months
100% online learning
CompTIA Cloud Essentials+, AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals, Google Cloud Digital Leader

This course will cover topics across all objectives on the CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ exam, including Cloud concepts, Management and Technical Operations, Governance, Risk, Compliance and Security for the Cloud and Business Principles of Cloud Environments.

This course will provide hands-on experience with relevant AWS products and services. Learn essential information about the AWS Cloud so you can be comfortable discussing AWS and how it can be beneficial to a business.

With this online course, you will apply your foundational knowledge of cloud services and how those services are provided with Microsoft Azure. You will gain knowledge around Azure services, Azure workloads, security and privacy in Azure, as well as pricing and support.

Gain foundational literacy about cloud and digital transformation. Increase your cloud confidence so you can speak with colleagues in technical cloud roles and contribute to informed cloud-related business decisions. Enjoy the hands-on experience with Qwiklabs projects that will allow you to showcase your skills to potential employers.

  • Additional content on Big Data and Machine Learning Fundamentals

  • Job-ready personal development skills

  • Over 45 hours of cloud labs to enable you to get hands-on practice in a provisioned environment in AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud

  • Challenges with step-by-step instructions and access to pre-configured cloud environments



Enrolment information

The course requires no prerequisites; even if you are brand new to IT, with the right attitude and appetite to learn, you will be able to join the course.

You will begin your study in a cohort with your fellow students – from there, you will have twelve months to complete the course, entirely at your own pace.

Tech Requirements

While there are no prerequisites for the course, you will need to have access to a laptop or desktop computer with a reliable internet connection.

AIICT accepts no responsibility for personal electronic devices that are utilised for the course and undertakes no responsibility to investigate their damage.

Exams

The course includes four exams across four certifications that need to be undertaken in-person at a testing centre near you, or in an online proctored environment. Exam fees are included in the cost of the course.

AIICT provides you with exam vouchers in order to register for these exams.



What happens next?

A course advisor will call to chat about your course and set up a time for you to get started

You will then be invited to complete the Student Enrolment process which includes a Pre-Enrolment Profile

Once your enrolment process has been submitted, your course advisor will contact you

If all your documentation is in order, you will then be invited to attend an online orientation

Payment information

Upfront and Payment Plans listed include the December Discount Pricing. Offer ends December 30.

Upfront Payment

Pay a once-off $4,544 fee.
The Full Fee includes a 20% discount - a saving of $1,136.

Fortnightly Payment Plan

Save 10% ($568). Pay 18 fortnightly payments of $284 for the duration of the course.

Monthly Payment Plan

Save 10% ($568). Pay 8 monthly payments of $639 for the duration of the course.

ZipMoney: Study now, Pay later

Save 10% ($568). Pay 12 or 18 monthly payments
Course total $5,112 + ZipMoney fees

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FAQs

Cloud computing refers to the delivery of IT-related services over the internet – these including software, servers, databases, data storage, and network tools or systems. The technology has rapidly grown in demand for its ability to eliminate on-premise hardware costs (i.e. onsite data centres and physical servers), offer scalable investment options (meaning you only pay for as much service as you need), strengthen data security, and improve overall workplace productivity.

Through cloud computing services, businesses are able to migrate all their data and processes online – making resources more easily accessible and offloading the necessary maintenance work form their in-house IT teams to their cloud service provider.

There are three types of cloud environments:

Public cloud, in which cloud-related services are owned by third-party vendors, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure.

Private cloud, in which cloud computing resources are used exclusively by a single organisation – typically through an on-site data centre, though some third-party service providers may also be able to host a business’ private cloud.

Hybrid cloud, a combination of the previous two environments; in which data files and applications are shared between a public and private cloud.

The most popular types of cloud computing services typically involve IT infrastructure, development platforms, and software.

Successful cloud computing professionals firstly require a comprehensive knowledge of key cloud and business concepts. They need to know how cloud platforms are designed, deployed, and maintained; along with the best ways of migrating data onto the cloud with minimal business disruption. An understanding of its business benefits is also necessary, allowing you to help companies make the right decisions when adopting such services.

Additionally, having an expertise in cyber security can equip you with the best practices in securing cloud environments. With the technology often sought after for its heightened data security, skills in implementing this protection are a must.

Of course, the right soft skills are also crucial. Cloud computing professionals are typically expected to be excellent communicators, as they’re often turned to by companies for migration and vendor-related advice. Being adaptive to change is also a key trait, with the field subject to constant new developments.

AIICT’s cloud computing course will explore the cloud environments of industry’s three leading providers: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Training will include practical “cloud labs” that can help you gain hands-on experience in navigating these platforms, building your portfolio for future employment.

Additionally, through our internationally-recognised CompTIA course, students will also delve into field essentials such as:

  • Cloud security

  • Cloud compliance

  • Cloud management and operations

  • Key cloud concepts and business principles

  • Risk management

Those looking to enter the cloud computing industry are recommended to undertake formal training. Having a recognised qualification under your belt not only verifies your expertise for prospective companies, it also demonstrates your initiative, and ensures employers of a skillset that’s up-to-date, industry standard, and competitive.

While training in general cloud computing foundations are important, however, professionals are also encouraged to get certified under a leading cloud provider. This includes the three major players: AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud, each of which offer a variety of high-paying certifications. Expertise in a specific cloud environment can further your opportunities among businesses partnered with these vendors, ensuring them that you “speak the same language”.

Finally, building a substantial cloud portfolio (from both your training and work experiences) is crucial. Having a collection of all your previous cloud-related projects – as well as reputable references – can help prove your skillset, experience, and innovative vision to prospective employers.

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