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Mercer County Community College’s Center for Continuing Studies has joined the AWS Academy program to offer authorized AWS curriculum to students. Courses are taught by AWS Academy Accredited Instructors, who are trained by AWS to help students become proficient in AWS technology, the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted platform.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud services platform, offering computing power, database storage, content delivery, and other functionality to help businesses scale and grow. Explore how millions of customers are currently leveraging AWS cloud products and solutions to build sophisticated applications with increased flexibility, scalability and reliability.

AWS Academy Cloud Foundations


AWS Academy Cloud Foundations is a 20-hour course that is intended for students who are seeking an overall understanding of cloud computing concepts, independent of specific technical roles. It provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, pricing and support. Additionally, this course prepares students for the AWS Academy Cloud Computing Architecture course

Prerequisites: This is an entry –level course, but it assumes the following:

  • General IT technical knowledge
  • General IT business knowledge

Delivery Method: This course is delivered through a mix of

  • Instructor-Led Training (ILT)
  • Videos
  • LMS-hosted content
  • Assessments
  • Hands-On Labs

Cost: $650


Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Apr 27

Jun 1

5 Sa 9:00am-1:30pm

Prakash Rao

AWS Accredited Instructor

1/2 hour lunch

No class May 25



AWS Academy Cloud Computing Architecture

Cloud Computing Architecture is an AWS Academy curriculum designed to help students develop technical expertise in cloud computing and prepare them for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification exam. The curriculum is delivered through instructor-led classes, hands-on labs, and project work. Students have access to course manuals, online knowledge assessments, hands-on labs, a free practice certification exam, and a discount voucher for the certification exam.

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