Short course

Cloud Fundamentals

Cloud Fundamentals

What will I do?

By the end of your training you will be able to:

  • Examine the fundamentals of cloud computing in relation to areas of application, architecture and platform
  • Design a deployment model to be hosted in the cloud for a given scenario
  • Explain different Cloud Service Providers’ (CSPs) approaches to providing a cloud architecture framework for business use
  • Assess the technical challenges and risks inherent in moving IT systems to the cloud.
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Is it for me?

Our previous projects include learning Azure Fundamentals certifications with Microsoft. Our projects are co-delivered with employer partners which means you get trained directly by industry professionals.

Live sessions for the short course for 2021/22 will be delivered during the evening over 15-weeks consecutively. Lifestyle Learning and remote sessions will be made available if required.

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What's next?

After this course, you can continue onto other short courses in our suite or explore our HNC and HND courses. A wealth of job roles are linked to this course, particularly Cloud Networking specialists.

This short course will have a digital credential available to all participants. Check out our existing badges.

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Do I need to purchase anything?

No – nothing beforehand. We encourage Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) so you’re welcome to bring your own laptop. You will have access to computers but your own device is preferred where possible. We also provide text books.

How much will I need to study each week?

It is recommended that students should find up to 2.5 hours a week to practise their skills. This time isn’t timetabled and it’s up to you how much you study.

How will my progress be monitored?

Staff are highly supportive and will feedback throughout the course to keep check on progress. There is a variety of formative assessment techniques used including quizzes and checking for learning.

How will I be assessed?

Will there be assignments, exams or practical observations? How many of each? There will be lots of practical observation. There will be no assignments or exams.