The AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C01) examination is intended for individuals who have the knowledge,
skills, and abilities to demonstrate basic knowledge of the AWS platform, including: available services and their
common use cases, AWS Cloud architectural principles (at the conceptual level), account security, and compliance.
The candidate will demonstrate an understanding of AWS Cloud economics including: costs, billing, and analysis,
and the value proposition of the AWS Cloud.
It validates a candidates ability to:
It is recommended that candidates have at least 6 months of experience with the AWS Cloud in any role, including
traditional and non-traditional students, educators, and individuals exploring the AWS Cloud, including project
managers, IT managers, sales managers, decision makers, and marketers, as well as those working in finance,
procurement, and legal departments.
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
As the fist of many course available to AWS Academies, progression options are numerous.