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42 HOURS OF TRAINING
54 SKILLS
389 VIDEOS
0 VIRTUAL LABS
1 PRACTICE EXAM
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AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate (SOA-C01) FAQs: Cost, Training, Value

Is the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate worth it?

Yes, the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate is worth it for cloud practitioners or IT professionals getting started in their cloud administration career. The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate is particularly worth it for someone trying to get a sense of whether or not they want to work in the cloud, and with AWS specifically, for the rest of their career.

How much does the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate cost?

The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate costs $150. In the end, $150 is the total cost of the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate because you don’t have to take any courses or exams before it. There is a foundational certification that comes before it, the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, which costs $100, but it’s not necessary. You should also consider adding the cost of training or courses you take the $150 it’ll cost you to take the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate exam.

Is the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate difficult?

No, the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate isn’t particularly difficult, but it will be if you attempt it unprepared. The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate isn’t too hard because it’s meant to be an associate-level test of the basic systems administration skills necessary for managing AWS cloud operations. With experience deploying, managing and operating AWS workloads, you’ll probably find the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate exam not very difficult.

Does the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate expire?

Yes, the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate expires three years after you pass the exam. In fact, all the certifications from AWS expire after three years, but you can recertify before that if you don’t want your AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate to expire. If you have the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate, you can either retake the Associate-level exam or move up to the Professional-level certification exam before it expires.

How should I prepare for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate?

You should prepare for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate by focusing on actual skills and experience needed for managing AWS workloads. The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate exam focuses on demonstrated skills, not on memorized facts, so the best way to prepare for it is with hands-on exercises.

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