AWS Academy Cloud Foundations

Short Course / 2 days

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

Want to develop highly sought-after Cloud Computing skills? Join the AWS Academy Cloud Foundations course to go through the journey starting from the fundamentals of Cloud Computing toan AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner.

Learning Outcomes

  • AWS Cloud concepts and basic global infrastructure
  • The key services on the AWS platform and their common use cases
  • Basic AWS Cloud architectural principles
  • Basic security and compliance aspects of the AWS platform and the shared security model
  • Billing, account management, and pricing models
  • Sources of documentation or technical assistance (e.g., whitepapers, support tickets, etc.)
  • The AWS Cloud value proposition
  • Core characteristics of deploying and operating in the AWS Cloud


Course Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Duration: 2 days
Time: 9am to 6pm
Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

This course consists of 5 modules:

Cloud Concepts
  • What is Cloud Computing?
  • Introduction to Cloud Economics
  • AWS Global Infrastructure Overview
AWS Core Services
  • Core Service Introduction
  • Compute Services
  • Storage Services
  • Amazon VPC
  • Database Services
  • Balancing, Scaling, and Monitoring
AWS Security
  • AWS Shared Responsibility Model
  • AWS Access Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • AWS Trusted Advisor
  • AWS CloudTrail
  • AWS Config
  • AWS Day One Best Practice Review
  • AWS Security and Compliance Programs
  • AWS Security Resources
AWS Architecting
  • Introduction to the Well Architected Framework
  • Well-Architected Design Principles
  • Understanding Reliability and High Availability
Cloud Support
  • Overview of AWS Technical Support Plans and Costs


A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all required assessment(s).

A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who meet the 75% attendance requirement but did not pass all required assessment(s).

Entry Requirements

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the course:

This is an entry-level course and no previous experience in Cloud Computing is necessary.

  • Applicants should be familiar with general computer networking knowledge
  • Applicants should preferably have passed GCE ‘O’ Levels course of study

Course Fees

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full Fees$374.50
Singaporeans and Permanent Residents$112.35
Singaporeans qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$42.35
Singaporeans and Permanent Residents qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$42.35