13 May 2020

By Aufa Mardhiah


Amazon is offering an excellent opportunity for City University Malaysia students (for IT and non-IT background students) as well as staff members to get the training and certification on Cloud Practitioners/ Foundation, which is a once in a lifetime opportunity, and highly not to be missed because only three participating universities in Malaysia are involved; City University, Asia Pacific University (APU) and University Sains Malaysia (USM).


This training will be conducted by Amazon’s certified and experienced practitioner through online and virtual modes across the globe. For this matter, access of online cloud will also be provided by Amazon, and it will be free of charge.


The details of the training are as follows:

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioners/ Foundation Level

S. No.



Special Offer during May-June 2020


Online Training

(Online Instructor mode by Industry/ Academia expert)

Video and /PPTs/PDF file for self study)

2-3 hours per week for 6-8 weeks.

SGD 80




Free of Cost during Covid-19 MCO based on our request


Certification Preparation Voucher

(Appear in many certification examination online; Get the answers as well questions)

USD 20


Online Cloud Access Platform

1USD for 3 Hours


Certification Examination


[100% MCQ type examination]

USD 100

USD 50


The expected date of the training to start is on the 1st week of May 2020 and will expected to end on June 2020.


Mode of Training: Online Training and Online Certification (Certification Exam Optional)

This training and certification will help you build competence, confidence and credibility through practical cloud skills that helps you innovate and build your future. You can choose to learn online at your own pace or learn from an accredited AWS instructor built by experts at AWS.

Whether you have just started out, or whether you are building on existing IT skills, or sharpening your cloud knowledge, AWS Training and Certification can help you be more effective and do more on the cloud.

Source: TeamViewer

Source: TeamViewer

AWS Academy Cloud Foundations

This introductory course provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, pricing, and support. It contains 20 hours of course content and prepares students to pursue an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification.


Source: VMware Blog

Source: VMware Blogs


Exams and Requirements

There are four domains to the exam which are Cloud Concepts, Security and Compliance, Technology and Billing and Pricing.

To qualify for this exam you must have an IT basics to operate computer. No AWS Cloud experience is necessary and will be using the AWS Free Tier which will use none AWS spending. Lastly, you need to be good at using one of these operating systems; Windows, Linux, Mac OS X Machine and then you’re all set.


What you'll learn

  • Pass the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certification (CLF-C01)
  • Practice for the Real Exam with Practice Exam Tests /w Detailed Breakdown and Reference to AWS Official Documentation
  • Test and Reinforce Knowledge through Mid-way and Module End Quizzes
  • Download All 400+ Slides Available as PDF
  • Understand AWS Global Infrastructure. Regions, Availability Zones and Edge Locations
  • Learn AWS Identity Access Management (IAM)
  • Implement Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • Launch EC2 Instance and Connect through SSH
  • Configure Security Groups


  • Create EBS Volume and Attach it to EC2 Instance
  • Create a Bucket in AWS & Operations with Objects (Files)
  • Register a Domain on Route 53 and Route DNS Traffic to the Static Website
  • Create CloudFront Distribution and Test Website's Speed
  • Create ALB-Application Load Balancer and Test Load Balancing
  • Configure Launch Configuration and Auto Scaling Group (ASG)
  • Deploy an Amazon RDS DB Instance Running MySQL
  • Deploy WordPress Website with CloudFormation
  • Understand the Different AWS Billing, Pricing and Support Levels
  • Understand AWS WAF, Shield & Firewall Manager
  • Understand AWS Inspector
  • Learn AWS Architecting for the Cloud Best Practices



Students who are interested can register by clicking below and filling in the form


Staffs who are interested can register by clicking below and filling in the form



Do note that the registration has no deadline but the number of seats available are very limited and it will be first-come-first-serve so don’t miss this chance and register now to learn with the experts!