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AWS Cloud Practitioner Preparation   

QCC’s Office of Continuing Education & Workforce Development is offering 11th and 12th grade students the opportunity to prepare for one of the tech industry’s most sought-after certifications – AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner. Learn the basics in cloud computing, enhance your technical skills and train for one of the most sought-after certifications in the field today - for FREE! In this course, students will learn the skills necessary to take the AWS exam along with content from a QCC course – Database Data Driven Websites.

This course is open to any interested 11th or 12th grader who preferably has some previous experience in computer programming. Students should have a general interest in learning cloud computing.

Topics to be covered:

  • What the AWS Cloud is and its basic global infrastructure
  • Basic AWS Cloud architectural principles
  • Key services on the AWS platform and their common use cases
  • Basic security and compliance aspects of the AWS platform and the shared security model
  • Billing, account management and pricing models
  • How to identify sources of documentation or technical assistance
  • How to describe basic/core characteristics of deploying and operating in the AWS Cloud
  • Backend development for data-driven websites
  • How to create a data-driven website
  • Additional topics such as: SQL, NOSQL, industry standard web frameworks, responsive web design, server side data input & validation, source and revision control.


  • AWS Cloud Practitioner Preparation
  • Dates: 7/6/2021 - 7/29/2021

    Days of the Week: Tu Th
    Number of Sessions: 8
    Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Fee: $0.00
    REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED. This class is already in session; please contact the office if you would like to register.