AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials for Veterans and their families
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· 4 w.
Training · Online
Training · Online · Basic
English, Ukrainian

We invite Ukrainian veterans and their families to join the AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials course. It is dedicated to individuals who seek a general understanding of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud, without attachment to specific technical roles. Register to learn about the AWS Cloud concepts, AWS key services, security, architecture, pricing, and support to build up your knowledge of Cloud technologies.

This free course is available from anywhere across the globe. During the 4 weeks of studying, participants will be attending virtual instructor-led trainings (vILT). At least 80% of online classes need to be attended in real-time to complete the course. The detailed schedule is available below.

The course can also help you prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam. Participants who have completed individual training modules and final testing will receive free vouchers for the AWS Certification exam, to help validate their skills.

Please mind that the number of participants is limited.
What is required for training:
  • General IT technical knowledge. If you don't have general technical background, we recommend to review the first module "IT Fundamentals — Basics of Computer Science" in the IT Fundamentals Self-Paced Program.
  • Basic knowledge of AWS Cloud. Complete the AWS Cloud Practitioner course in English on your own. As an alternative, you can complete the Introduction to Cloud 101 course (requires registration on AWS Educate).
  • B1+ English level. If you don’t speak English, you can register for the online self-paced courses in Ukrainian at AWS Educate.

Note! While the training is held in Ukrainian, the AWS Certification exam (overviewed exam) will be held in English.

How to get started?
  1. Click the "Register" button on this page, create your profile and fill in all the required information.
  2. Pass the English test. English test will be available for passing in your profile at after the registration. Please complete it before moving forward.
  3. Join a short video call to confirm your Ukrainian citizenship and your English level. Instructions will be sent to your email after you successfully finish the previous steps.
  4. Receive an invitation to the course in case of successful completion of all the selection stages. The invitation will be sent to your email.
What will you learn?

Schedule and duration: 4 weeks

  • 4-7 September: vILT, 18:00-21:00 (total 12 hours),
  • 9 September: exam preparation workshop, 12:00-16:00 (total 4 hours).
  • 11-30 September: Q&A sessions, 2 times per week at evening (total 6 hours).

You will learn to:

  • describe the basic global infrastructure of the AWS Cloud and its benefits;
  • describe and provide examples of the core AWS services, including compute, network, databases, and storage;
  • describe the AWS Well-Architected Framework, the shared responsibility model, the core security services within the AWS Cloud, and the basics of AWS Cloud migration;
  • articulate the financial benefits of the AWS Cloud for an organization’s cost management, define the core billing, account management, and pricing models, and explain how to use pricing tools to make cost-effective choices for AWS services.

What is IT Skills 4U program?

IT Skills 4U is a joint training program for Ukrainian citizens organized by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers (ZPP). EPAM, an AWS-authorized training partner, offers virtual classes with certified instructors.

The IT Skills 4U program is open to all Ukrainians interested in switching to IT or advancing their IT career by learning Amazon Web Services Cloud skills. The studying is hosted on a specially created web platform, where learners will get online self-paced courses; access to instructor-led training delivered by accredited AWS Training Partners; vouchers the AWS Certification exams; English-language classes; soft skills development sessions; other support to help launch and advance one's career in tech.

All resources will be tailored to one's level of IT experience; both beginners and experienced IT specialists looking for new opportunities will find suitable materials at this course. After a short self-assessment of skills, learners will receive personalized study plans with recommended training courses that they can complete at their own pace.

You can register on this page for the AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials course with a certified EPAM lecturer or go to the IT Skills 4U platform and find additional opportunities, courses, and materials for different technical levels.

AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials for Veterans and their families
Sep · 4 w.
Training · Online · Basic
English, Ukrainian
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