AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: Course Overview

The Exam SAA-C03: This AWS Certified Solutions Architect training course from CloudThat teaches candidates the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on the AWS platform CloudThat Aws solution architect associate certification course teaches candidates the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on the AWS platform. Candidates attending this AWS Solution Architect training learn how to optimize the AWS Cloud and how to use the AWS to fit into cloud-based solutions.

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification training covers best practices and design patterns to help candidates learn how to architect optimal IT solutions on the AWS Cloud and build and explore a variety of infrastructures through guided discussions and hands-on activity. The course comprises presentations, group exercises, and hands-on labs.

After completing AWS Solution Architect Associate Training, Students Will be Able To:

  • Make architectural decisions based on AWS architectural principles and best practices
  • Leverage AWS services to make your infrastructure scalable, reliable, and highly available
  • Leverage AWS Managed Services to enable greater flexibility and resiliency in an infrastructure
  • Make an infrastructure based on AWS more efficient to increase performance and reduce costs
  • Use the Well-Architected Framework to improve architectures with AWS solutions

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Main Highlights of AWS Solutions Architect Certification Training Course

  • Our AWS Architect SAA C02 certification training modules have 50% - 60% hands-on lab sessions to encourage Thinking-Based Learning (TBL).
  • Interactive-rich virtual and face-to-face classroom teaching to inculcate Problem-Based Learning (PBL) during our AWS Solution Architect course online.
  • AWS Solution Architect training and certification delivered by certified instructor to support Competency-Based Learning (CBL).
  • Our best SAA C02 AWS certification training online consists of well-structured use-cases to simulate challenges encountered in a Real-World environment.
  • Being an authorized AWS Training Partner, we offer authored curriculum that are at par with industry standards.
  • Integrated teaching assistance and support through experts designed Learning Management System (LMS) and ExamReady platform.

Who Should Attend

  • This AWS Cloud Architect professional training course is intended for solutions architects, solutions design engineers, and anyone who needs to understand the scope of cloud infrastructures.

Prerequisites Of AWS Architect Associate Training

We recommend that attendees of this course have:

  • Taken the AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials classroom or digital training
  • Working knowledge of distributed systems and multi-tier architectures
  • Familiarity with general networking and cloud computing concepts

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Day 1

Module 1: Introduction

  • The Well-Architected Framework
  • AWS Global Infrastructure

Module 2: The simplest architectures

  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
  • Amazon S3 Glacier
  • Choosing AWS Regions for your architectures
  • Hands-on lab: Hosting a Static Website

Module 3: Adding a compute layer 

  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
  • Amazon Machine Images (AMIs)
  • Amazon Elastic Block Storage (Amazon EBS)
  • Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)
  • Amazon FSx

Module 4: Adding a database layer

  • Database layer considerations
  • Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
  • Amazon DynamoDB
  • AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS)
  • Hands-on lab: Deploying a Web Application on AWS

Module 5: Networking in AWS – Part 1

  • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)
  • Network security in the cloud
  • Hands-on lab: Creating a VPC

Day 2

Module 6: Networking in AWS – Part 2

  • AWS VPN connections
  • AWS Direct Connect (DX)
  • VPC peering
  • AWS Transit Gateway
  • Load balancing on AWS
  • Amazon Route 53

Module 7: AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

  • Account users and AWS IAM
  • Federating users
  • Amazon Cognito
  • AWS Organizations

Module 8: Elasticity, high availability, and monitoring

  • Amazon CloudWatch
  • AWS CloudTrail
  • Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
  • Scaling your databases
  • Hands-on lab: Creating a highly available environment

Module 9: Automation

  • AWS CloudFormation
  • AWS Systems Manager
  • AWS OpsWorks
  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk
  • Hands-on lab: Automating infrastructure deployment with AWS CloudFormation

Day 3

Module 10: Caching

  • Caching on AWS with Amazon CloudFront
  • Session management
  • Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX)
  • Amazon ElastiCache

Module 11: Building decoupled architectures

  • Decoupling Your Architecture
  • Decoupling with Amazon SQS
  • Decoupling with Amazon SNS
  • Developing with Amazon MQ

Module 12: Microservices and serverless architectures 

  • Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
  • AWS Fargate
  • AWS Lambda
  • Amazon API Gateway
  • AWS Step Functions
  • Hands-on lab: Implementing a serverless architecture with AWS Managed Services

Module 13: RTO/RPO and backup recovery setup

  • Disaster planning
  • Data replication
  • Recovery strategies
  • AWS Storage Gateway

Module 14: Optimization and review

  • Best practices for optimization
  • Review questions


  • By earning AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate, you will show your future or current employer that you have knowledge of AWS Cloud concepts.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate can be used to learn fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on the AWS platform.
  • On successful completion of AWS Solution Architect certification training, aspirants receive a Course Completion certificate from us.
  • By successfully clearing the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam, aspirants earn AWS certification.

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It was interesting and was able to understand and learn new things though there was some difficulty to understand certain terminologies.

Prakash Vijaykumar

I had attend the Microsoft Azure training was so good and nice to explain very clearly and it was really helpful for my upcoming professional careers.

Saurabh Singh Chauhan

Very well paced and descriptive session. Trainer was well versed with all the concepts, replied all our queries with utmost patience.

FAQs on AWS Associate Certification Training

If you have hands-on experience of one or more years in designing, cost-efficiency, fault-tolerance and scalable distributed systems on AWS. In that case, you can intend to enrol for AWS associate certification. AWS solution architect associate certification is not for beginners, whereas if you are interested in learning and building your career in AWS design applications and systems, you can begin with the AWS Learning plan.

The minimum standard score for the saa c03 examination is established by AWS professionals. The professionals are guided by the guidelines and best practices of the certification industry. The minimum passing score for the SAA CO2 examination is 720 from 100-1000. To score minimum passing scaled points for all speciality and professional-level exams is crucial to get certified.

SAA-CO3 exams are not too complex. However, you need to work really hard to get perfect scores. With the help of experts from the field of SAA- CO3, anyone can easily pass the SAA-CO3 exam on the first attempt. The success rate is 100% which will be to your advantage.

You need at least six months to two years of hands-on experience with AWS. A thorough preparation before the exam is a must; on average, 35 to 40 hours of approximately dedicated time for the practice is recommended. It would be best if you studied across all the resources and solutions architect learning path for the examination.

Both SAA-CO2 and SAA- CO3 exam versions have four domains and are the same. The only difference is the “Design Secure Architectures” in the new SAA-CO3 exam version was renamed. Originally it was named “Design Secure Applications and Architectures”. Individuals in solutions architect roles should consider the AWS-certified SAA examination.

AWS Solutions Architect Associate covers AWS architectural best practices, designing resilient architectures, designing for performance, designing secure applications and architectures, and cost optimization.

Completing AWS Solutions Architect Associate validates your skills in designing and deploying AWS solutions, enhances your career prospects as an AWS Solutions Architect, and enables you to create scalable and highly available architectures on AWS.

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