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AWS Cloud Foundations: In Person

Cost: $1,495

AWS Cloud Foundations: Virtual

Cost: $695


Academy Cloud Foundations


AWS Academy Cloud Foundations is intended for students who seek an overall understanding of cloud computing concepts, independent of specific technical roles. It provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, pricing, and support.

Intended Audience:

This introductory (Level 100) course is intended for anyone over 18 that is interested in getting the first AWS certification.


This is an entry-level course, but it assumes the following:

  • General IT technical knowledge
  • General IT business knowledge†

Delivery Method:

This course is delivered through a mix of:

  • Instructor-Led Training (ILT)
  • Videos
  • LMS-hosted content
  • Assessments
  • Hands-On Labs

Course Outline:

Module 1: Cloud Concepts

  • What is Cloud Computing?
  • Introduction to Cloud Economics
  • AWS Global Infrastructure Overview

Module 2: AWS Core Services

  • Core Service Introduction
  • Compute Services
  • Amazon VPC
  • Database Services

Module 3: 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

Module 4: AWS Architecting

  • Introduction to the Well-Architected Framework
  • Well-Architected Design Principles
  • Understanding Reliability and High Availability

Module 5: Cloud Support

  • Overview of AWS Technical Support Plans and Costs

Meet our Instructors:

Michael T. Carey

As CEO of IT Systems Group, Mr. Carey was very early to market during the proliferation of the file server and the explosion of networking in the corporate and government environments. As Long Island’s first Certified Novell Engineer, he quickly built a successful company centered around sales and support of new and emerging, game-changing technologies. With an intense passion for and a deep understanding of how technology helps businesses reach their goals, Mr. Carey built the platforms from which his sales and operation staff succeeded. Through instruction and coaching, he empowers his people to be creators of their own processes and their own successes. Besides building sales and operational teams, Mr. Carey used his programming skills to develop customized business reporting systems for the purposes of supplying his teams with highly relevant, actionable, real-time management information. Most recently, Mr. Carey’s builds mobile and web solutions for business leveraging today’s cloud platforms including Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. Mr. Carey holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Bachelor of Engineering with a double major in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Nicholas (Nic) Leask

Nic is a STEAM Coach with experience in Technology. He is a Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Certified Instructor and Microsoft: Education Educator (MEE) Certified Instructor.  He attended the Minecraft: Education Edition training at the Microsoft Corporate Office in Redmond, Washington. He graduated from Stony Brook University where he attained a degree in Environmental Studies and a degree in Business Management. Post-graduation Nic worked for an environmental marketing agency and later worked at a technology recruitment firm. The latter is where Nicholas found his opportunity to move into technology. He attended a software engineering bootcamp in NYC where he gained experience working primarily with CSS, HTML, JavaScript & React. While working with Connect-The-Dots, Nic has helped shape Nebula Academy and taught the importance of bringing tech into the classroom and how to utilize technology as a resource tool to engage students in immersive learning experiences. 

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