Cal Poly AWS Trainings

Amazon Web Services Authorized Training Partner


Organizations need individuals with cloud skills to help transform their business. Cal Poly will help you build and validate your cloud skills so you can get more out of the cloud. As an Amazon Web Services Authorized Training Partner we deliver content built by experts at AWS and updated regularly, so you can be sure you’re learning the latest and keeping your cloud skills fresh. Whether you are just starting out, building on existing IT skills, or sharpening your cloud knowledge, Cal Poly can help you be more effective and do more in the cloud.

Learn By Doing

As the first university in the world to be an AWS Authorized Training Partner, we draw on our recognition as the Best of the West and our practical, Learn By Doing teaching methodology to deliver practical and actionable training to your organization. Our instructors bring deep experience in projects from migrating existing applications to building innovation solutions on AWS. We can bring all of this together to provide you with a unique and valuable training experience here in San Luis Obispo or at your location.

July 2020 courses are $800 off!

Course Offerings

All AWS Sections

Developing on AWS

Intermediate, 3 days

Learn how to use the AWS SDK to develop secure and scalable cloud applications. Explore how to interact with AWS using code and also learn about key concepts, best practices, and troubleshooting tips.

System Operations on AWS

Intermediate, 3 days

This course is designed to teach those in a systems administrator or Development Operations (DevOps) role how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on the AWS platform.

The course covers the specific AWS features and tools related to configuration and deployment, in addition to best practices for configuring and deploying systems.

Architecting on AWS

Intermediate, 3 days

This course shows you the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on the AWS platform. You learn how to optimize the AWS Cloud by understanding AWS services and how they fit into cloud-based solutions.

You explore best practices and design patterns to help you architect optimal IT solutions on AWS, then build and explore a variety of infrastructures through guided, hands-on activity.

Security Engineering on AWS

Intermediate, 3 days

This course demonstrates how to efficiently use AWS security services to stay secure in the AWS Cloud. The course focuses on the security practices that AWS recommends for enhancing the security of your data and systems in the cloud.

It highlights the security features of AWS key services including compute, storage, networking, and database services. You will also learn how to leverage AWS services and tools for automation, continuous monitoring and logging, and responding to security incidents.

Big Data on AWS

Intermediate, 3 days

Big Data on AWS introduces you to cloud-based big data solutions such as Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR), Amazon Redshift, Amazon Kinesis and the rest of the AWS big data platform.

In this course, we show you how to use Amazon EMR to process data using the broad ecosystem of Hadoop tools like Hive and Hue. We also teach you how to create big data environments, work with Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Redshift, Amazon QuickSight, Amazon Athena and Amazon Kinesis, and leverage best practices to design big data environments for security and cost-effectiveness.

10% Discount for Cal Poly Alumni

Cal Poly is an AWS Authorized Training Partner