AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Personal Learning Accounts

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Virtual Classroom Study is equivalent to face-to-face classroom courses, but delivered in an online environment.



Computing and Digital Technologies

Start Date

Start Date

In a nutshell

With an increase in demand for specialist cloud skills, becoming a certified AWS Cloud professionals is a smart career choice. There's an ever-growing need for people who can implement and manage cloud solutions, and there are excellent career growth opportunities in this area. Now is the time to train and get qualified to enter this sector as a professional.

This course is available as part of a Personal Learning Account (PLA). PLA is an initiative from the Welsh Government which offers people the chance to access free, part-time courses with flexible and convenient learning that fits around their existing lifestyle (subject to eligibility).

This course is for...

... anyone aged 19+, living in Wales, and in employment. The usual salary limit of £29,534 does not apply to this course.

... those taking the next step in a career in the IT sector

... anyone currently working in, or aspiring to work in IT with a specific focus on cloud computing

Course content

The AWS Well-Architected Framework includes:

  • Manage multiple AWS accounts for your organization
  • Connect an on-premises data centre to the AWS Cloud
  • Discuss billing implications of connecting multi-region VPCs
  • Move large data from an on-premises data centre to AWS
  • Design large data stores for the AWS Cloud
  • Understand different architectural designs for scaling a large website
  • Protect your infrastructure from distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks

Entry Requirements

This AWS training is aimed at individuals who perform a Solutions Architect role, and who have two or more years of hands-on experience managing and operating systems on AWS. If you’re looking to become an AWS Solutions Architect but currently lack the experience required at this level, we suggest enrolling onto the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate course as a starting point before undertaking this AWS certification.

Additional information

This course is delivered by virtual classroom, which is equivalent to face-to-face classroom courses, but delivered in an online environment.

You'll need to put aside four days to attend this course and it includes exams which are invigilated online. You need to have access to an internet enabled device with a microphone and a webcam.

Where can I study AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional?


All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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