Google IT-AWS Joint Certificate

CERT - Occupational Certificate

This certificate is designed to provide CTED learners with a working knowledge in troubleshooting, customer service, networking, operating systems, system administration, security, the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and optimizing the use of AWS Cloud and how they fit into cloud-based solutions.

Program Purpose

To provide students with an education in AWS cloud services, customer service, troubleshooting skills, and systems administration that will enable them to gain employment in IT. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of and skills in customer service, troubleshooting, networking protocols, and system administration.
  • Identify the benefits of cloud computer for business and describe the economic advantages of cloud computing and select services using the AWS Management Console and choose among AWS storage options to meet performance requirements.
  • Create Virtual Private Clouds on AWS.
  • Use Elastic Load Balancing (EBL) to scale services and manage Identity and Access Management (IAM) to limit access and maintain security.
  • Formulate decisions based on recommended architectural principles and best practices, evaluate AWS compute and networking options, and examine alternative support options and features.

Program Map

Recommended Program Map / Program Requirements

The recommended plan below meets the requirements to complete this program.  For official requirements, visit the AWC Catalog. If the recommended classes listed below don’t fit your schedule or interests, you can take alternate classes. 

To get started on your personalized Academic Plan, visit the Academic Planning page or schedule an appointment to meet with an advisor.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Program

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  Rev. 09/2019

First Semester

Course Course Title Credits Area
PIT 100 IT Support: Technical Support Fundamentals 2 Major Requirement
PIT 101 IT Support: Computer Networking 3 Major Requirement
PIT 102 IT Support: Operating Systems 3 Major Requirement
PIT 103 IT Support: System Administration 2 Major Requirement
PIT 104 IT Support: IT Security and Google Certification 2 Major Requirement

Second Semester

Course Course Title Credits Area
CIS 175  Computer Security 3 Major Requirement
PIT 130  Amazon Web Services Academy Cloud Foundations  2 Major Requirement
Open the program map above to view the recommended classes to complete the program. You can also print the program map using the button above.