Interested in AWS Solutions Architecting?

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31 HOURS OF TRAINING
42 SKILLS
305 VIDEOS
0 VIRTUAL LABS
2 PRACTICE EXAMS
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Bart Castle
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AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (SAA-C01 or SAA-C02) FAQs: Cost, Training, Value

Is AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate worth it?

Yes, the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification is definitely worth it. The Certified Solutions Architect -- Associate is so worth it because of how pervasive AWS is. AWS servers and networks are the backbone for the vast majority of the Internet, so having a certification that proves you can design and manage those systems -- definitely worth it. This AWS cert says you can design cost-efficient and fault-tolerant AWS networks, it’s worth the time and money you’ll spend earning it.

How much does AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate cost?

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification exam costs $150. $150 is all you should end up paying to earn the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate because there are no prerequisites for earning it. If you can pass the certification exam on your first try, it’s all you should spend. If you need to get training beforehand, you should include the cost of those courses with the $150 it costs to earn the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate.

How long does it take to prepare for AWS Solution Architect?

It can take as little as a week to prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification exam, and as much as two months. The time it takes you to prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate is going to depend on how much experience with designing AWS systems you come to the exam with and how long you can spend studying each day. Gaining all of the skills and being prepared for a job that requires the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate will probably take you six weeks of part-time study.

How difficult is the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam?

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification exam is actually not particularly difficult. Many people who take the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate report that for someone who’s familiar with the fundamentals of designing and implementing distributed systems on AWS, the exam itself is fair and appropriately difficult. The AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate doesn’t require you to be an expert in AWS technology, just that you’re ready to work on AWS systems.

What’s the best way to study for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate?

The best way to study for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification exam is with a course that lets you actually see the steps you need to follow and practice what you’re learning. The best way to study for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate is to watch videos that show you the AWS interface and use virtual labs that let you play around with designing distributed AWS systems.

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