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AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner – Complete NEW Course 2021

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner – Complete NEW Course 2021

Get your AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification in 20 days! Includes guided hands-on exercises & practice exam

What you’ll learn

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner – Complete NEW Course 2021

  • MAXIMIZE YOUR TIME EFFICIENCY: Learn at your own pace with theory lectures, guided practical hands-on exercises, and exam cram lectures for quick revision
  • FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE TEST: Assess your exam readiness with 65 unique practice questions delivered in an exam simulation that is timed and scored
  • BONUS: Take the practice test in Training Mode (check your answers instantly – no time limit) on the Digital Cloud Training platform
  • QUIZZES: At the end of each section you get to review your knowledge with a total of 120 unique quiz questions that test your understanding
  • ACTIVE Q&A FORUM: In this discussion board, students ask questions and share their recent exam experience offering feedback on which topics were covered
  • RESPONSIVE SUPPORT: Our team of AWS experts responds to all of your questions, concerns, or feedback
  • ALWAYS UP TO DATE: Our teachings reflect the latest CLF-C01 exam blueprint. All students have lifetime access to all future updates
  • PRESENTED IN A PROFESSIONAL WAY: Focused and to the point, clear language with professional subtitles
  • ALL DIAGRAMS, CODE, AND SLIDES: Available for online viewing or download in PDF format
  • THE ULTIMATE EXAM PREP: We’ll teach you everything you need to know to pass your exam first time


  • Beginners welcome! This course was designed with non-techies and newcomers to the cloud in mind
  • No need for previous AWS cloud experience as we’ll teach you the foundations of cloud computing
  • A free-tier AWS account is recommended to follow along with the practice labs – we’ll show you step by step how to create one


100% UPDATED in MAY 2021: This AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner training course has just been completely updated with 100% new content for May 2021! The course is packed with comprehensive video lessons, hands-on labs, practice exam questions, quizzes, and exam crams!
If you are new to Amazon Web Services / Cloud Computing and looking to confidently pass your AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification Exam first time – then this value-packed AWS training course is for you!


We have closely aligned this course with the official AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam guide and structured the course so that you can study at a pace that suits you best. We start with some basic background to get everyone up to speed on what cloud computing is and its benefits, before progressing through each knowledge domain.

We are big believers in using practical exercises to improve memory retention and contextualize knowledge, so we have included many hands-on guided practice exercises for those who have the time and desire to build a practical skillset. With this ALL-IN-ONE Udemy AWS cloud practitioner training, you’ll be ready to pass the AWS Cloud Practitioner exam the first time.

Watch the intro video to learn how this course will fast-track your exam success!


You get a free study guide in PDF format to help you plan your study so you can pass your AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam in 20 days or less! Dedicate around 1 hour every day to studying and you’ll be ready to earn your first AWS certification in no time at all.

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam Guide (CLF-C01)

We created this course according to the AWS Cloud Practitioner CLF-C01 exam guide to ensure you’re learning exactly what you need to know to pass your exam and work as a Cloud Practitioner. The course ensures you have the skills to answer questions from any of the four domains in the exam guide:

Domain 1: Cloud Concepts

1.1 Define the AWS Cloud and its value proposition

1.2 Identify aspects of AWS Cloud economics

1.3 List the different cloud architecture design principles

Domain 2: Security and Compliance

2.1 Define the AWS shared responsibility model

2.2 Define AWS Cloud security and compliance concepts

2.3 Identify AWS access management capabilities

2.4 Identify resources for security support

Domain 3: Technology

3.1 Define methods of deploying and operating in the AWS Cloud

3.2 Define the AWS global infrastructure

3.3 Identify the core AWS services

3.4 Identify resources for technology support

Domain 4: Billing and Pricing

4.1 Compare and contrast the various pricing models for AWS

4.2 Recognize the various account structures in relation to AWS billing and pricing

4.3 Identify resources available for billing support

BONUS OFFER – Practice Exam in Training Mode

We are now offering FREE access to the AWS Digital Cloud Training website (registration required with name and email) where you get to access your bonus practice exams in training mode (no time limit). This allows you to check answers after every question (not possible on Udemy) and will help you prepare for the exam.


There are many FREE previews so you can see how we teach the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C01) exam blueprint using a combination of theoretical lectures and guided practical hands-on labs.


  • HIGHLY FLEXIBLE COURSE STRUCTURE: We understand that not everyone has the time to go through lengthy lectures. That’s why we give you options to maximize your time efficiency and accommodate different learning styles
  • THEORY LECTURES: You can move quickly through the course focusing on the theory lectures that 100% conform with the CLF-C01 exam blueprint – everything you need to know to pass your exam first attempt
  • GUIDED HANDS-ON EXERCISES: To gain more practical experience with AWS services, you have the option to explore our guided hands-on exercises – just create your own free tier account on AWS and you’re good to go!
  • EXAM-CRAM LECTURES: Get through the key exam facts in the shortest time possible with our exam-cram lectures that you’ll find at the end of each section
  • HIGH-QUALITY VISUALS: We’ve spared no effort to create a highly visual training course with lots of animated diagrams, tables and graphs to illustrate the concepts. All practical exercises are backed by logical diagrams so you can visualize what you’re building.
  • 120 QUIZ QUESTIONS: At the end of each section you get to review your knowledge with a total of 120 unique questions that test your understanding and measure your progress
  • FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE TEST: Simulate the real exam with a full-length Practice Test (65 unique practice questions). This practice exam is timed and scored mimicking the real exam environment so you get familiar with the AWS exam format, style and difficulty.
  • BONUS: Take the practice tests in Training Mode (check your answers instantly – no time limit) on the Digital Cloud Training platform
  • DETAILED EXPLANATIONS & REFERENCE LINKS: Every question includes deep-dive reference links and detailed explanations that explain why each answer is correct or incorrect
  • PRESENTED IN A PROFESSIONAL WAY: Your instructor (native speaker) uses clear and easy to understand language and presents the material in a professional way – focused and to the point with professional subtitles
  • ACCESS CODE, SLIDES, AND EXAM CRAM PDF: Course slides and diagrams are available to view on SlideShare. Use the Exam Cram PDF download for last-minute exam preparation
  • ALWAYS UP TO DATE: Our teachings reflect the latest CLF-C01 exam blueprint. All students have lifetime access to all future updates
  • RESPONSIVE SUPPORT: Our team of AWS experts comprehensively respond to all of your questions, concerns, or feedback
  • ACTIVE Q&A DISCUSSION BOARD: Join the discussion on AWS related topics in our discussion forum where our students share their recent exam experience offering feedback on which topics were covered
  • MOBILE ACCESS: Study on the go and access all resources from your mobile phone – anywhere, anytime


Check out the excellent course reviews from our many students who passed their AWS exam with an average passing score of over 850!

“Best course ever for cloud computing. Takes you from scratch on how to use AWS and its core services.”

“This course is the best course that I have come across. I can say it because I have gone through other AWS courses from different authors/vendors. Explained very well and it keeps you engaging.”

“Wow, very clear and concise. Love the slides for the visual understanding and the labs for hands-on. I’m feeling confident in understanding how to get started and build an AWS network from the ground up. Thank you!”


This AWS Cloud Practitioner training course is highly suitable for AWS beginners as we start with the basics of cloud computing and use a process of repetition and incremental learning to build practical skills and theoretical knowledge.


We break down the complexity of the topics into easy-to-digest and well-structured sections that are backed by logical diagrams that help you visualize your learnings. Following a simple and step-by-step approach, we’ll take you from opening your first AWS Free Tier account to launching the core AWS services, always sticking to the CLF-C01 exam blueprint. This ensures you’re learning practical skills while effectively preparing for your exam. Our method ensures that you retain the knowledge – as the repeated practice is the best way to learn and build your cloud skills.


In this AWS training course, you’ll learn the fundamental concepts of cloud computing, what Amazon Web Services (AWS) is, and how it can help companies in many different ways. You’ll learn about the value proposition of AWS, the core services, pricing models and options, security in the cloud, and much much more.

The course includes the following topics:

Cloud Computing and AWS

  • Traditional IT and Cloud Computing
  • Examples and Benefits of Cloud Computing
  • Types of Cloud Service and Deployment
  • Overview of Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • The AWS Global Infrastructure
  • The AWS Shared Responsibility Model
  • Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
  • Launching Cloud Services
  • AWS Public and Private Services
  • The 6 Advantages of Cloud Computing

Identity and Access Management (AWS IAM)

  • AWS IAM Overview
  • IAM Users, Groups, Roles, and Policies
  • IAM Authentication and MFA
  • Service Control Policies (SCPs)
  • IAM Best Practices

AWS Compute Services

  • Computing Basics
  • Server Virtualization
  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
  • Amazon EC2 User Data and Metadata
  • Accessing Services – Access Keys and IAM Roles
  • AWS Batch
  • Amazon LightSail
  • Docker Containers and Microservices
  • Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS)

AWS Storage Services

  • Block vs File vs Object Storage
  • Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
  • Amazon EBS Snapshots and DLM
  • EBS vs Instance Store Volumes
  • Amazon Elastic File System (EFS)
  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
  • Amazon S3 Storage Classes
  • S3 Versioning, Replication, and Lifecycle Rules
  • Archiving with S3 Glacier
  • AWS Storage Gateway

DNS, Elastic Load Balancing, and Auto Scaling

  • DNS and Amazon Route 53
  • Elasticity: Scaling Up vs Out
  • Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
  • Load Balancing and High Availability
  • Amazon Elastic Load Balancer (ELB)
  • Scaling Policies

Application Services

  • Serverless Services
  • AWS Lambda Functions
  • Application Integration Services
  • Amazon EventBridge / CloudWatch Events
  • Amazon API Gateway

Amazon VPC, Networking, and Hybrid

  • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • Security Groups and Network ACLs
  • Public, Private, and Elastic IP Addresses
  • NAT Gateways and NAT Instances
  • Amazon VPC Peering
  • Amazon VPN and AWS Direct Connect
  • AWS Transit Gateway
  • AWS Outposts

Deployment and Automation

  • Caching and Amazon CloudFront
  • AWS Global Accelerator
  • AWS CloudFormation
  • AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK)
  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk
  • AWS Developer Tools (Code*)
  • AWS X-Ray
  • AWS OpsWorks

Databases and Analytics

  • Types of Database
  • Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
  • Amazon Aurora
  • Amazon DynamoDB
  • Amazon RedShift
  • Amazon Elastic Map Reduce (EMR)
  • Amazon ElastiCache
  • Amazon Athena and AWS Glue
  • Amazon Kinesis
  • And: AWS Data Pipeline, Amazon QuickSight, DocumentDB, Neptune, QLDB, Blockchain

Management and Governance

  • AWS Organizations
  • AWS Control Tower
  • AWS Systems Manager
  • AWS Service Catalog
  • AWS Config
  • AWS Trusted Advisor
  • AWS Health API and Dashboards

AWS Cloud Security and Identity

  • Identity Providers and Federation – SAML/WIF + SSO + Cognito
  • AWS Directory Service
  • Protecting Secrets – SSM Parameter Store and Secrets Manager
  • Encryption – AWS KMS, ACM, in-transit / at-rest
  • Logging and Auditing – Amazon CloudWatch Logs, CloudTrail, Flow Logs, ELB logs, and S3 logs
  • Detect and Respond – Amazon Detective, GuardDuty, Macie
  • Firewalls and DDoS Protection – AWS WAF & Shield
  • Compliance Services – AWS Artifact, Config
  • Security Management and Support – AWS Security Hub, Security Bulletins, Abuse Team
  • Penetration Testing

Architecting for the Cloud

  • AWS Well-Architected
  • AWS Well-Architected Framework

Accounts, Billing, and Support

  • AWS Pricing Fundamentals
  • Amazon EC2 Pricing Options
  • Amazon EC2 Pricing Use Cases
  • Pricing for other AWS Services
  • AWS Support Plans
  • Consolidated Billing
  • AWS Cost Management Tools

Migration, Machine Learning, and More

  • AWS Migration and Transfer Services
  • AWS Machine Learning Services
  • End-User Computing
  • AWS IoT Core


Hi, my name is Neal Davis – I’ll be your instructor for this ultimate exam training for the AWS Cloud Practitioner. Cloud Computing is my Passion – which is why I founded Digital Cloud Training – offering AWS certification training resources that represent a higher quality standard than is otherwise available in the market. I created this comprehensive training course so that you get to ace your AWS exam and achieve your career goals. I enjoy teaching on Udemy as it allows me to leverage my knowledge and hands-on experience that I have built over the last 20 years…Yes, I’ve been working in the Cloud space since its very beginning!


  • Over 500,000 students enrolled in our AWS courses
  • 4.7 Star instructor ratings from over 50,000 reviews
  • Our students pass the AWS exam with an average score of over 85%


We are totally confident in the value of our Cloud Practitioner Exam Training which comes with a 30-day unconditional money-back guarantee. Fast-track your AWS exam success and get lifetime access now – risk-free!

Who this course is for:

  • Students preparing for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam who want to pass with confidence at the first attempt
  • Candidates for the AWS exam who want to feel fully prepared and master the cloud with this comprehensive ALL-IN-ONE Training Course
  • IT Professionals who want to become qualified AWS Cloud Practitioners and enter any AWS technical Job interview with confidence
  • Anyone who is keen to take their AWS Cloud Career and salary to the next level with an AWS certification
  • Professionals who want to learn how to leverage the benefits of the AWS Cloud to demonstrate strong capability with AWS to (future) employers
  • Those who feel ready to work in a real-world environment and want to gain solid experience on AWS and master the AWS platform
  • Last updated 6/2021

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner – Complete NEW Course 2021

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