AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner CLF-C02

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The "AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner CLF-C02" course is meticulously crafted to provide both technical and non-technical professionals with a solid foundation in AWS cloud services. This comprehensive course starts with an overview of cloud concepts, essential AWS services, and common billing and pricing strategies, ensuring a broad understanding of what the cloud can offer. As you progress, the course delves into detailed explorations of EC2, Lambda, S3, EBS, VPC, and RDS, coupled with practical applications of security best practices and cost management.

The journey through this course is designed to build your confidence in using AWS tools effectively, with a focus on achieving the AWS Cloud Practitioner certification. Moreover, the course discusses the implications of cloud on IT infrastructure and explores innovative cloud technologies and security frameworks, helping you to understand how to make informed decisions in a cloud environment.

The final sections of the course ensure that you are well-versed in advanced topics such as cloud deployment models, connecting to the cloud, and the expansive AWS infrastructure. This strategic progression equips you with the knowledge needed to navigate the complexities of cloud technology and prepares you for practical challenges in your career.

What you will learn

  • Describe foundational cloud concepts and the value of AWS services.
  • Identify and utilize key AWS services like EC2, S3, and RDS.
  • Apply security best practices across AWS applications
  • Manage cloud costs effectively using AWS pricing models.
  • Implement scalable cloud solutions using AWS services.
  • Prepare thoroughly for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.


The "AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner CLF-C02" course is designed for individuals new to cloud computing or those looking to solidify their understanding of basic cloud concepts and AWS services. Ideal candidates may include IT professionals or system administrators who need to understand AWS at a fundamental level. No prior AWS experience is necessary, but a general understanding of IT services and infrastructure will be beneficial.

About the Authors

ACI Learning: ACI Learning trains leaders in Cybersecurity, Audit, and Information Technology. Whether starting an IT career, mastering a profession, or developing a team, they provide essential support at every step.

Jill West: Jill authors Cengage courses for CompTIA Cloud+, CompTIA Network+, Data Communications, and the popular Technology for Success. She has taught at every academic level and currently teaches computer technology courses at Georgia Northwestern Technical College. Jill is often recruited for designing innovative critical-thinking activities, and she specializes in designing courses that teach popular IT certifications. She has over 20 certifications in AWS, CompTIA, and Microsoft.

Anthony Sequeira: Anthony Sequeira, CCIE #15626, is a seasoned tech trainer and author with expertise in cloud, cybersecurity, and IT. His IT journey began in 1994 at IBM in Tampa, Florida. He later founded Computer Solutions but discovered his true passion for teaching and writing about technology. In 1996, he joined Mastering Computers, which evolved into KnowledgeNet, where he continued to share the latest tech advancements. Today, he serves as a full-time Edutainer at ACI Learning, delivering global training and authoring textbooks on chrmodern technologies. He holds certifications like CCIE R&S #15626, as well as numerous others from AWS, CompTIA, Juniper, and Microsoft, among others. Anthony's expertise spans the IT landscape.

Lauren Deal: With a decade of in-classroom teaching experience, work as a national television host on the Home Shopping Network, and a background as a talk show producer and host, Lauren Deal possesses a perfect blend of skills and interests in IT. This unique combination makes her an ideal learner advocate for ACI Learning training. She excels in asking clarifying questions related to exam objectives and enthusiastically learns alongside ACI Learning audiences. Additionally, Lauren has been studying the evolving use of AI technology and the development process of Augmented and Virtual Reality. Her certifications include AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner.

Product information

  • Title: AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner CLF-C02
  • Author(s): ACI Learning, Jill West, Anthony Sequeira, Lauren Deal
  • Release date: April 2024
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781836203711