Exam Readiness: AWS Certified Security – Specialty

Programme Code D180
ICT Infrastructure
Learning Partner(s)
Amazon Web Services
0.5 Day
Format Online
Infrastructure Application Design & Management Cloud Security Security Design & Engineering Cloud Application Architecture Cybersecurity Consulting Cloud Infrastructure
Job Roles
ICT&SS Professional Solutions Architect Software Engineer Quality Engineer Infrastructure Engineer Infrastructure Architect DevOps Engineer Cybersecurity Engineer Application Infrastructure Engineer Application Infrastructure Architect


This course is delivered by Amazon Web Services (AWS).

The AWS Certified Security Specialty exam validates technical skills and experience in securing and hardening workloads and architectures on the AWS platform. Participants with two or more years of hands-on experience designing and deploying cloud architecture on AWS should join this half-day, course to learn how to prepare and succeed in the exam. We will help you prepare for the exam by exploring the exam’s topic areas and mapping them to specific areas to study. We will review sample exam questions in each topic area, teaching you how to interpret the concepts being tested so that you can better eliminate incorrect responses.

This course includes presentations, group discussion, practical exercises, and sample questions.

Key Takeaways

At the end of this programme, you will be able to:

  • Navigate the logistics of the examination process
  • Understand the exam structure and question types
  • Identify how questions relate to AWS security best practices
  • Interpret the concepts being tested by an exam question
  • Allocate your time spent studying for the AWS Certified Security Specialty exam

Who Should Attend

  • Please refer to the job roles section. 
  • Targeted at ICT&SS Professionals who perform a security role.


We recommend that you have the following prerequisites:

  • A minimum of five years of IT security experience, designing and implementing security solution.
  • At least two years of hands-on experience securing AWS workloads, and security controls for workloads on AWS.

Programme Structure

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

  • Preparing for the exam
  • Incident response
  • Logging and monitoring
  • Infrastructure Security
  • Identity and access management
  • Data protection

This course does not include the certification exam voucher. Participants who are interested to take the certification exam after completing this course, please contact the WorkDay Team (GovTech) or directly with Pearson VUE and PSI via the Amazon Website.



Full Fee

Full course fee


8% GST on nett course fee


Total nett course fee payable, including GST S$413.10

With effect from 1 Jan 2023 till 31 Dec 2023

Upcoming Classes

Class 1
23 Jun 2023 to 23 Jun 2023 (Full Time)
Duration: 0.5 day
When: Jun - 23
Time : 9.00am - 1.00pm
Class 2
25 Aug 2023 to 25 Aug 2023 (Full Time)
Duration: 0.5 day
When: Aug - 25
Time : 9.00am - 1.00pm
Class 3
08 Dec 2023 to 08 Dec 2023 (Full Time)
Duration: 0.5 day
When: Dec - 08
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 course.

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.