Cloud Foundations - Upskilling Module
An overview of cloud concepts and services: designed for people who seek an overall understanding of cloud computing, independent of technical role.
Applications open in August 2023
Companies around the world are investing in cloud infrastructure. This has resulted in a skills shortage in cloud-based skills, with over 70% of IT decision-makers saying that their teams lack the needed cloud computing skills.
This course provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, services, security architecture, pricing, and support. Cloud Foundations is intended for people who seek an overall understanding of cloud computing concepts, independent of specific technical roles.
The University of Dundee has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Academy program to offer this Cloud Foundations course. With AWS Academy, students are equipped with the practical skills they need to add value in their first cloud role.
AWS Academy Global Team Lead
You will learn about AWS Cloud through real-world scenarios and gain the skills needed to architect real-world solutions. Real Practice. Real Experience. Real Life. You will get hands-on, practical experience through:
- video lectures
- knowledge assessments
- hands-on Labs
- group discussions
AWS Academy Cloud Foundations
A course developed and maintained by Amazon Web Services
Successful completion of this course will enable you to understand cloud systems, cloud global infrastructure components, and security compliance measures of a cloud system. Upon completion, you will receive academic credit and an AWS Academy Graduate – AWS Academy Cloud Foundations badge.
This course also assists in preparing you to take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam. This industry-recognised credential helps organisations identify talent with knowledge related to implementing cloud initiatives.
Courseware is authorised and maintained by AWS and taught by an educator who has earned AWS Academy Accreditation.
Applicants for this course should have:
- General IT technical knowledge
- General IT business knowledge
If you have any questions about the admissions process, studying, or living in Dundee, please contact us