AWS Cloud Computing Career Academy Programme


Cloud Computing continues to be a widely popular career choice, with interest from individuals with both IT and non-IT experience, due to the current demand of Cloud professionals across most sectors.

Our Career Academy Programmes are changings lives, one student at time, and many of our graduates go on to forge successful careers as Solutions Architects on £58k-£100k per annum, for some of the biggest companies in the world, including Amazon Web Services, Rackspace, HMRC, and Mobilise Cloud.

Whatever your background, our AWS Cloud Computing Career Academy Programme can take you from no IT knowledge and experience to an AWS Cloud Computing Professional, in just 6 months, where you can start applying to become a Solutions Architect, with a realistic salary of £58k-£100k, without a degree or previous IT experience!

This AWS training programme has been developed to help you get the most out of your study time, and we have chosen to train on weekends, so you have limited disruptions to your daily life, whether that be working, looking after kids, or studying something else.

What will you get if you train with us? Quite simply, you will have one of the best AWS training experiences available, where you will not only receive instruction from an AWS Certified Trainer in the UK and earn essential AWS certificates, but you will also recruitment support, which includes CV assistance, job interview help, LinkedIn Optimisation, and general support from one of our Success Coaches.

This AWS training programme includes:

e-Careers are one of a select number of officially approved AWS training providers, and of all the academies, we are the largest.

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Why e-Careers

Why study the AWS Cloud Computing Academy Programme with e-Careers?

With over 10 years’ experience in the professional training sector, we have fine-tuned the way we support our students, ensuring you receive the best level of training and expertise, from our highly qualified trainers. We will help you gain a greater understanding of AWS Cloud Computing, including how to use AWS deployment and management services, and help you work towards achieving excellent exam results. We want you to move into your chosen career field and will fully support you along the way.

We have placed over 4,000 students into various AWS roles over the years, through our range of AWS programmes, which include training, practical experience, challenge labs, certifications, and recruitment workshops. We support our students right from the start, from training right through to recruitment assistance.

Of the 4,000+ successful candidates, many forged successful careers in the industry, including Daniel Grayburn, an AWS SysOps Admin at IT Managed Services Limited, and Dami Awosanmi, a Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services (AWS). We have placed many students with some of the world’s largest companies, including:

Amazon Web Services (AWS)



Mobilise Cloud


e-Careers is an Official AWS Partner.

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Is the AWS Cloud Computing Academy Programme suitable for me?

Our AWS Cloud Computing Career Academy Programme is suitable for both IT professionals looking to specialise in Cloud Computing, and those who are not from an IT background, looking to break into the industry for the first time.

Many of our students enrol onto this course with little IT experience and go on to have successful careers as Solutions Architects.

Career Opportunities

What jobs can I apply for after my AWS Cloud Computing Academy Programme?

With our AWS training for Cloud Computing, you will be well suited for a professional career in Cloud Computing using Amazon Web Services.

Candidates from this programme typically progress into the following job roles:

  • Junior DevOps Engineer – £37,500
  • Systems Administrator – £43,000
  • Network Engineer – £52,000
  • Cloud Developer – £55,000
  • Solutions Architect – £78,000

While the above salaries showcase UK averages, there’s the potential to earn in excess of £100k in Cloud Computing roles in the UK.

Learn how to become a Cloud Computing Engineer.

(Source: ITJobsWatch)

Syllabus & Exams

AWS Cloud Computing Academy Programme Syllabus and Exams

This AWS training programme consists of four certifications, outlined below:

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner – Foundation

  • Define what the AWS Cloud
  • Describe key AWS Cloud architectural principles
  • Explain the AWS Cloud value proposition
  • Define the Pricing, Billing and Account management models
  • Describe essential key services on the AWS platform
  • Explain fundamental compliance and security aspects of the AWS platform and the shared security model

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Foundation Exam Details

  • Exam Format – Multiple choice & multiple answer.
  • Duration – 90 minutes.

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

  • 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

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Exam Details

  • Exam Format – Multiple choice, multiple answer.
  • Duration – 130 minutes.

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional

  • Implement cost-control strategies
  • Migrate complex, multi-tier applications (on AWS)
  • Select the most appropriate AWS service to design and deploy an application
  • Design and deploy reliable applications on AWS

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional Exam Details*

  • Exam Format – Multiple choice & multiple answer.
  • Duration – 180 minutes.

AWS Fundamentals in DevOps

  • Use the principal concepts and practices behind the DevOps methodology.
  • Design and implement an infrastructure on AWS that supports one or more DevOps development projects.
  • Use AWS CloudFormation and AWS OpsWorks to deploy the infrastructure necessary to create development, test, and production environments for a software development project.
  • Use AWS CodeCommit and AWS CodeBuild to understand the array of options for enabling a Continuous Integration environment on AWS.
  • Use AWS CodePipeline to design and implement a Continuous Integration and Delivery pipeline on AWS.
  • Implement several common Continuous Deployment use cases using AWS technologies, including blue/green deployment and A/B testing.
  • Distinguish between the array of application deployment technologies available on AWS (including AWS CodeDeploy, AWS OpsWorks, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Amazon EC2 Container Service, and Amazon EC2 Container Registry), and decide which technology best fits a given scenario.
  • Use Amazon EC2 Systems Manager for patch management.
  • Leverage Automated Testing in different stages of a CI/CD pipeline.
  • Fine-tune the applications you deliver on AWS for high performance and use AWS tools and technologies to monitor your application and environment for potential issues.

AWS Fundamentals in DevOps Exam Details

There is no exam required for this training course.

* The AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional Exam can only be requested once learners have passed their Practitioner and Associate exams. AWS Professional exam voucher must be requested within 6 months of completing the Career Academy Programme.

Career Academy Programme Details

Enrolment and Studying

Our Career Academy Programme process is very simple. After your enrolment, you will be assigned a dedicated Success Coach, who will:

  • Hold a welcome call with you, to go over:
    • The course programme schedule
    • Provide information of the course, such as required books, coaching, homework sessions, exam resits, notification of any classroom changes, and more.
    • Ensure all enrolment agreements are completed and that you’re aware of the duration of your programme.

  • Provide you with 1-1 support to help motivate and encourage you.
  • Hold monthly reviews on your progress.

During your studies, your training will be broken down into the following sections:

  • Instructor-led virtual classes
  • Course coaching sessions
  • Study Buddy
  • Self-study using the Live Study Planner

Once you have completed your training, practical labs, assessments, and exams, you will go through the recruitment process, where we will help you become job ready.

Recruitment Process

While we don’t guarantee job interviews or a job at the end of this training, we do have excellent relationships with hundreds of businesses throughout the country, that continually have relevant job vacancies, and are always interested in recruiting the very best talent. Through these relationships, there are times where our candidates perfectly matching a current employment requirement, and as and when these opportunities arise, we put forward our candidates CVs for consideration.

We will also ensure you’re as ready as possible, for any interview that you go for, and our Recruitment Team will work with you to help you prepare for any upcoming job interviews, helping you feel more prepared and confident.

Our Recruitment Process includes:

  • Employability Session Workshop
  • Competency Workshop
  • Professional CV and LinkedIn profile help
  • Final 1-1 with the Head of Recruitment
  • Receiving feedback with CV, LinkedIn, Video CV and to LinkedIn optimisation

Hear what some of our past AWS Career Academy Programme students have to say about this training course:

Dami Awosanmi, Solutions Architect – Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Daniel Grayburn, AWS SysOps Admin – IT Managed Services Limited

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