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 AWS Certifications

With the accelerating adoption of cloud computing and the AWS Cloud around the world, organizations are increasingly seeking ways to identify individuals with demonstrated knowledge of AWS best practices. AWS Certifications recognize IT professionals that possess the skills and technical knowledge necessary for designing, deploying and managing applications on the AWS platform. Earning certification helps you gain visibility and credibility for your proven experience working with AWS, as well as contributes to your organization’s proficiency with AWS-based applications.

 About AWS

Amazon Web ServicesAmazon Web Services (AWS) is a platform that allows an organization to run everything they need in the cloud. This comprehensive set of infrastructure and application services gives you the power to run enterprise applications for your business, complete large-scale data projects, create and launch games, and develop mobile apps. If you were to rely on your current setup without AWS on your side, it could take weeks or longer just to find a server, have it delivered, and configure it so it is up and running smoothly. AWS training from New Horizons helps you increase efficiency and productivity while also giving you powerful tools that can help improve the way your business operates.

Having to adjust your processes to deal with a long timeline leads to lower productivity and reduced innovation in your company. By switching to AWS, you are able to direct resources as needed. This means you can easily deploy hundreds – or even thousands – of servers in a matter of minutes. When it comes to staying competitive in today’s economy, small and large businesses alike must be able to remain agile, manage costs, and reach a global audience through the cloud. New Horizons Learning Group offers courses on AWS that help you learn the platform and use it to your advantage.

AWS Certifications

As more and more businesses worldwide turn to cloud computing, adoption rates for AWS continue to grow. As a result, organizations are always looking to find individuals with a proven knowledge of how to leverage AWS and its best practices. To stand out amongst your colleagues, obtain an Amazon Web Services certification. AWS certification shows employers that as an IT professional you have the skills and technical understanding needed to design, implement, and manage various apps using the AWS platform. Achieving the designation of being AWS certified allows you to gain credibility and rise in your field. In addition to displaying you have established experience with the system, AWS certifications also enable you to increase the level of AWS proficiency in your organization.

New Horizons has a number of courses targeted toward IT professionals who want to build a foundation with Amazon Web Services technology. Training sessions in Architecting, Big Data, DevOps Engineering, and Security Operations allow you to target different areas of AWS so you can be prepared to take the certification exam. We offer certification programs for the following specialties:

Solutions Architect (Associate and Professional)
Developer (Associate)
SysOps Administrator (Associate)
DevOps Engineer (Professional)

AWS Certifications & Training

Expand the tabs below to review the available certifications for Amazon Web Services, required exams and suggested courses for preparation.

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

The AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner enables individuals with an overall understanding of the AWS Cloud to validate their knowledge with an industry-recognized credential.

!Prerequisites
 
  • None

Step 2

Concepts you should understand for this exam include:

  • Define what the AWS Cloud is and the basic global infrastructure
  • Describe basic AWS Cloud architectural principles
  • Describe the AWS Cloud value proposition
  • Describe key services on the AWS platform and their common use cases (for example, compute and analytics)
  • Describe basic security and compliance aspects of the AWS platform and the shared security model
  • Define the billing, account management, and pricing models Identify sources of documentation or technical assistance (for example, whitepapers or support tickets) Describe basic/core characteristics of deploying and operating in the AWS Cloud

Step 3

Earn This Certification

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam is intended for individuals with experience designing distributed applications and systems on the AWS platform.

!Prerequisites
 
  • None

Step 2

Concepts you should understand for this exam include:

  • Designing and deploying scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS
  • Lift and shift of an existing on-premises application to AWS
  • Ingress and egress of data to and from AWS
  • Selecting the appropriate AWS service based on data, compute, database, or security requirements
  • Identifying appropriate use of AWS Architectural best practices
  • Lift and shift of an existing on-premises application to AWS

Step 3

Earn This Certification

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional exam validates advanced technical skills and experience in designing distributed applications and systems on the AWS platform.

!Prerequisites
 
  • None

Step 2

Concepts you should understand for this exam include:

  • Designing and deploying dynamically scalable, highly available, fault tolerant, and reliable applications on AWS
  • Selecting appropriate AWS services to design and deploy an application based on given requirements
  • Migrating complex, multi-tier applications on AWS
  • Designing and deploying enterprise-wide scalable operations on AWS
  • Implementing cost control strategies

Step 3

Earn This Certification

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional

AWS Certified Developer – Associate

The AWS Certified Developer – Associate exam validates advanced expertise in developing and maintaining applications on the AWS platform.

!Prerequisites
 
  • None

Step 2

Concepts you should understand for this exam include:

  • Picking the right AWS services for the application
  • Leveraging AWS SDKs to interact with AWS services from your application
  • Writing code that optimizes performance of AWS services used by your application
  • Code-level application security (IAM roles, credentials, encryption, etc.)

Step 3

Earn This Certification

AWS Certified Developer – Associate

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate

The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate validates technical expertise in deployment, management, and operations on the AWS platform.

!Prerequisites
 
  • None

Step 2

Concepts you should understand for this exam include:

  • Designing and deploying dynamically scalable, highly available, fault tolerant, and reliable applications on AWS
  • Selecting appropriate AWS services to design and deploy an application based on given requirements
  • Migrating complex, multi-tier applications on AWS
  • Designing and deploying enterprise-wide scalable operations on AWS
  • Implementing cost control strategies

Step 3

Earn This Certification

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate

AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional

The AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional validates technical expertise in provisioning, operating, and managing distributed application systems on the AWS platform.

!Prerequisites
 
  • None

Step 2

Concepts you should understand for this exam include:

  • Implement and manage continuous delivery systems and methodologies on AWS
  • Understand, implement, and automate security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation
  • Define and deploy monitoring, metrics, and logging systems on AWS
  • Implement systems that are highly available, scalable, and self-healing on the AWS platform
  • Design, manage, and maintain tools to automate operational processes

Step 3

Earn This Certification

AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional

AWS Certified Big Data – Specialty

The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate validates technical skills and experience in designing and implementing AWS services to derive value from data.

!Prerequisites
 
  • None

Step 1

Take This Course

Big Data on AWS

Step 2

Concepts you should understand for this exam include:

  • Implementing core AWS Big Data services according to basic architecture best practices
  • Designing and maintaining Big Data
  • Leveraging tools to automate data analysis

Step 3

Earn This Certification

AWS Certified Big Data – Specialty

AWS Certified Security – Specialty

The AWS Certified Security Specialty allows experienced cloud security professionals to demonstrate and validate their knowledge of how to secure the AWS platform.

!Prerequisites
 
  • None

Step 1

Take This Course

Advanced Architecting on AWS

Security Engineering on AWS

Step 2

Candidates for this exam should be able to demonstrate:

  • An understanding of specialized data classifications and AWS data protection mechanisms.
  • An understanding of data encryption methods and AWS mechanisms to implement them.
  • An understanding of secure Internet protocols and AWS mechanisms to implement them.
  • A working knowledge of AWS security services and features of services to provide a secure production environment.
  • An understanding of security operations and risk.

Step 3

Earn This Certification

AWS Certified Security – Specialty

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