AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Foundational

A fundamental understanding of AWS Cloud principles, services, and terminology is provided by the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification. For people in non-technical roles who have no prior IT or cloud expertise or for those with on-premises IT experience looking for basic AWS Cloud fluency, this is a fantastic place to start. Candidates may feel more confident to take on role-based AWS Certifications after earning this certification.

Preparing for and attaining this certification will give you:

  • Basic understanding of IT services and their uses on AWS Cloud
  • Knowledge of core AWS services and use cases, billing and pricing models, security concepts, and how cloud impacts your business

Who Should Take This Exam?

  • From a non-IT background and exploring a career in the AWS Cloud
  • In sales/marketing/business analyst roles looking to communicate more effectively with stakeholders and customers about the AWS Cloud
  • In on-premises IT or cloud roles, but new to AWS Cloud, and need a primer before diving into role-based AWS Certification(s)

Steps to Achieve Your AWS Certified Cloud Essentials Certification

  1. Attend AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials
  2. Pass the following exams:
  • Exam CLF-C02

AWS Cloud Practitioner Course

AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials

This course is for individuals who seek an overall understanding of the AWS Cloud. You will learn about AWS Cloud concepts, AWS services, security, architecture, pricing, and support to build your AWS Cloud knowledge.

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AWS Cloud Practitioner Exam

Exam CLF-C02 - The exam features a combination of two question formats: multiple choice and multiple response. Additional information, such as a detailed exam content outline, is in the exam guide.

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AWS Certification Renewal

  • Certification through AWS is valid for three years from the date it was earned. Before the three-year period expires, you must recertify to keep your certification current and active.
  • To keep your certification active, you must take the current version of the exam that corresponds to your certification before it expires. AWS does not require or accept other methods of recertification, such as continuing education credits.
  • For Foundational and Associate level certifications, you can also satisfy the recertification requirement for a current certification by passing or recertifying with a higher-level role-based exam.

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