AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Associate)


Unlock your cloud career by gaining your Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Solutions Architect – Associate qualification! It is the most in demand AWS certification and shows you have the skills to architect and deploy available and cost-efficient distributed systems on AWS.

Demonstrate to your current and future employers that you have what it takes to design technical solutions in the AWS Cloud, showing them you can choose the best methods to solve customer and organisational challenges.

There is a huge demand for certified AWS Solutions Architects, capable of providing implementation guidance throughout the life cycle of a project, and who can architect and deploy secure, robust applications on AWS technologies. The current skills gap is huge, making it a great opportunity to join the AWS network of skilled individuals who are enjoying generous salaries. An average salary for an AWS professional is around £55k per year,
with top earners exceeding £100k.

e-Careers is an Official AWS Partner.

The AWS Solutions Architect Associate certification is the most sought after qualification in Cloud Computing by employers, as well as it being onto other specialist AWS certifications, such as Big Data, Machine Learning, or Security.

On successful completion, the AWS Solutions Architect – Associate certification will allow you to:

  • Gain hands-on experience using compute, networking, storage and database AWS services.
  • Understand how to use AWS deployment and management services.
  • Identify and define technical requirements for an AWS-based application.
  • Understand basic architectural principles of building on the AWS Cloud.
  • Learn the AWS global infrastructure.
  • Understand security features and tools that AWS provides.

Upon completion of your training and receiving your certification, you can start applying for jobs in this field, as well be able to confidently explain and utilise your AWS skills and knowledge within the workplace.

This training course benefits from our Exam Pass Guarantee*.

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Is the Certified Solutions Architect Associate course suitable for me?

Whether you know you want to become a Solutions Architecht or you are unsure of where to start in Cloud Computing, then this is the best route for you.

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect course is suitable for:

  • Individuals aspiring to work in the IT sector
  • University Graduates
  • IT Professionals

If you looking for an AWS Cloud Computing certification, you may also want to consider taking our AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner course first.


It is recommended that you either have 12 months experience solving problems and implementing solutions using the AWS Cloud already, or you have undertaken the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification. You should also have basic IT skills.

There are no official prerequisites to enrol onto this programme, but it would be beneficial if you:

  • Have a good understanding of computing and networks
  • Are a fast learner
  • Hardworking
  • Committed to succeed


*How does the Exam Pass Guarantee work?

Our virtual classroom training has provided high pass rates, which has made us confident to offer an Exam Pass Guarantee. Have peace of mind, knowing we’ll support you until you are certified.

With our Exam Pass Guarantee, if you do not pass the exam after attending our training course, you can attend the same training again for free.

All we ask is that you:

  • Attend all class days and complete all assignments
  • Take the exam within 30 days of your Virtual Classroom training
  • Request your course re-enrolment within 30 days of the failed exam attempt

Please note: Students retaking the course must use any materials or books distributed to them in their original course session. Failure to provide these materials will result in the student being charged for replacement(s).

Exam Pass Guarantee does not include the resit exam; this would be an additional cost.


What jobs can I apply for after my AWS Solutions Architect Associate training?

With AWS at the front of Cloud Computing, many organisations heavily rely on Amazon’s Cloud for their applications, software and infrastructure, resulting in the need for highly trained AWS certified employees.

IT jobs offer very competitive earning potentials and AWS Certified Solutions Architects and Developers can earn in excess of £100k per annum. Current average salaries in the UK circa £55k per annum.

Typical AWS Solutions Architect job titles include:

  • Software Engineer – £56k
  • Cloud Engineer – £60k
  • Solutions Architect – £75k
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – £90k

(Source: ITJobsWatch)

Why Us

Why study the AWS Solutions Architect Associate course with e-Careers?

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 625,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training, and we have earned a 5-star rating on Trustpilot, from over 10,000 students.

By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates.

We offer everything you will require to successfully pass your AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Associate) exam, including a Study Guide, hands-on exercises, and technical labs (additional cost of £21), which also help support your learning and prepare you for your new career as an AWS Certified Solutions Architect.

You will also benefit from:

  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
  • We are an Official AWS Partner.
  • Fast-track your learning with our Virtual Classroom course
  • Enhancing your career prospects
  • Learn from expert trainers with vast experience in this field
  • We also offer interest-free payment options

Syllabus & Exams

AWS Solutions Architect Associate Syllabus

  • AWS fundamentals
  • AWS core services
  • Design and implement Cloud Network
  • Making your Cloud highly available
  • Making your Cloud scalable
  • Automating your Cloud services
  • AWS costing
  • Micro-services
  • Media file encoding services
  • AWS best practices
  • Securing AWS services
  • AWS recovery planning
  • Monitoring AWS performance
  • Troubleshooting AWS

AWS Solutions Architect Associate Exam Details

Exam format – Multiple-choice, multiple answer.

Delivery Method – Testing centre or online proctored exam.

Duration – 130-mins.

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