AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials

Programme Code D77
Cloud Infrastructure
Learning Partner(s)
Amazon Web Services
0.5 Day
Format Online
Cloud Application Engineering Cloud Application Architecture Cloud Infra
Job Roles
Software Engineer ICT&SS Professional Digital Service Manager Digital Business Analyst DevOps Engineer Cloud Infrastructure Engineer Cloud Infrastructure Architect


Gain overall understanding of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud, independent of specific technical roles. You will learn about AWS Cloud concepts, AWS services, security, architecture, pricing, and support to build your AWS Cloud knowledge. This programme also helps you prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam. This programme includes presentations, class activities, and knowledge checks.

Key Takeaways

At the end of this programme, you will be able to:
  • Summarise the working definition of AWS
  • Differentiate between on-premises, hybrid-cloud, and all-in cloud
  • Describe the basic global infrastructure of the AWS Cloud
  • Explain the six benefits of the AWS Cloud
  • Describe and provide an example of the core AWS services, including compute, network, databases, and storage
  • Identify an appropriate solution using AWS Cloud services with various use cases
  • Describe the AWS Well-Architected Framework
  • Explain the shared responsibility model
  • Describe the core security services within the AWS Cloud
  • Describe the basics of AWS Cloud migration
  • Articulate the financial benefits of the AWS Cloud for an organisation’s cost management
  • Define the core billing, account management, and pricing models
  • Explain how to use pricing tools to make cost-effective choices for AWS services

Who Should Attend

  • Please refer to the job roles section. 
  • Targeted towards Public Service Officers in legal, marketing, Business Analyst, Project Manager and IT-related roles. 


We recommend that you have general IT business and/or IT technical knowledge. 

Programme Structure

This programme is delivered virtually and will cover the following topics:

  • Module 1: Introduction to Amazon Web Services
  • Module 2: Compute in the Cloud
  • Module 3: Global Infrastructure and Reliability
  • Module 4: Networking
  • Module 5: Storage and Databases
  • Module 6: Security
  • Module 7: Monitoring and Analytics
  • Module 8: Pricing and Support
  • Module 9: Migration and Innovation
  • Module 10: AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Basics


This programme is complimentary.

  • This programme does not include the certification exam voucher. If you are interested to take the certification exam after completing this programme, please contact the WorkDay Team (GovTech) or directly with Pearson VUE and PSI via the Amazon Website.
  • AWS currently schedules bi-monthly runs for the complimentary half day seminars (no programme materials or exam readiness) versions of the AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials or “AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials Day”. If you wish to schedule a full day (chargeable at S$765 (before 8% GST for 2023) per pax for your team and have a minimum of 10 pax, please get in touch with The Digital Academy to arrange for a session with AWS with 2-4 weeks’ notice.
  • Payment for this programme is to SG Code Campus.

Upcoming Classes

Class 1
24 May 2024 to 24 May 2024 (Full Time)
Duration: 0.5 day
When: May - 24
Time : 9.00am - 1.00pm
Class 2
26 Jul 2024 to 26 Jul 2024 (Full Time)
Duration: 0.5 day
When: Jul - 26
Time : 9.00am - 1.00pm
Class 3
27 Sep 2024 to 27 Sep 2024 (Full Time)
Duration: 0.5 day
When: Sep - 27
Time : 9.00am - 1.00pm
Class 4
22 Nov 2024 to 22 Nov 2024 (Full Time)
Duration: 0.5 day
When: Nov - 22
Time : 9.00am - 1.00pm

How To Register


Step 1 Apply through your organisation's training request system.

Step 2 Your organisation's training request system (or relevant HR staff) confirms your organisation's approval for you to take the programme.

Your organisation will send registration information to the academy.

Organisation HR L&D or equivalent staff can click here for details of the registration submission process.

Step 3 GovTech Digital Academy will inform you whether you have been successful in enrolment.