AWS Cloud Security Foundations (SCS-C01)


This course will provide you with foundational knowledge of cybersecurity principles and services for cloud computing through a guided hands-on approach. It includes demonstrations, instructional guides, and real-life scenarios.

Core Skills:
- Identify the security benefits and responsibilities of using the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud.
- Use the identity and access management features of AWS
- Describe how to secure network access to AWS resources
- Explain the available methods for encrypting data at rest and data in transit.
- Determine which AWS services can be used for monitoring and incident response.

This course is intended for people who are interested in learning how security is achieved in AWS

This course is at a intermediate level.

The course is offered in partnership with Amazon Academy Training and Certification.

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  • - Completed AWS Academy Cloud Foundations (ACF) or have equivalent experience
    - Working knowledge of distributed systems
  • This course prepares you for the following certification exam: AWS Certified Security – Specialty (SCS-C01)

    You may obtain a Certificate of completion and a Digital Badge on successful completion of the course.

    The Certification exam can be booked through Pearson Vue Test Centre located in Adelaide. You will need to pay for the cost of the certification exam yourself. In some cases, 50% discounted vouchers for the certification exam may be available through TAFE SA. For further information regarding the exam, you will need to contact the Exam supplier.

Short Course Delivery Locations Some short courses can provide accreditation for industry-specific registration, while others merely provide skills and knowledge in the subject area. Concession prices are available for some courses.



Class Times
Online (self-paced) - up to 6 months in duration.
Accepting enrolments until 9 December 2024.

Please Note - this course commences from 22 July 2024. You will receive further information from your lecturer after this date.
Student Visa (500)

Current VISA holders eligible



$526.00 GST inc

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