AWS Technical Essentials (TECESS)

The AWS Essentials Instructor-Led Training course introduces AWS products, services, and common solutions with demos, knowledge checks, and hands-on lab activities. It provides learners with the basic fundamentals to become more proficient in AWS and empowers them to make informed decisions about IT solutions based on business requirements.

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for: 

  • Individuals responsible for articulating the business benefits of AWS services 
  • Any individual who is new to AWS 
  • SysOps Administrators and Developers who are interested in using AWS service


This course is designed to teach you how to: 

  • Recognize terminology and concepts as they relate to the AWS platform 
  • Navigate the AWS Management Console 
  • Understand the security measures AWS provides 
  • Differentiate AWS Storage options and create an Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) bucket 
  • Recognize AWS Compute and Networking options and use Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Amazon Elastic Block Storage (EBS) 
  • Describe Managed Services and Database options 
  • Use Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) to launch an application 
  • Identify Deployment and Management options 

Training Course Overview/Content

Note: course outline may vary slightly based on the regional location and/or language in which the class is delivered.

Module 1: Introduction & History to AWS 

  • Navigate the AWS Management Console 
  • Recognize AWS Global Infrastructure 
  • Describe the security measures AWS provides 

Module 2: AWS Storage & Content Delivery 

  • Identify key AWS storage options 
  • Describe Amazon EBS 
  • Create an Amazon S3 bucket and manage associated objects 

Module 3: Compute Services & Networking 

  • Identify the different AWS compute and networking options 
  • Describe an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 
  • Create an Amazon EC2 instance 
  • Verify how to use Amazon EBS 

Module 4: AWS Managed Services & Database 

  • Describe Amazon DynamoDB 
  • Verify key aspects of Amazon RDS 
  • Execute an Amazon RDS drive application 

Module 5: Deployment and Management 

  • Identify AWS CloudFormation 
  • Describe Amazon CloudWatch metrics and alarms 
  • Describe Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM)