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How To Prepare For Your AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification (CLF-C02)

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AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification Badge

Living in this digital world, it is very pivotal to grow your skills and adopt the mentality of a “self-taught” individual. In addition to that, there are always new stuff and IT certifications coming up on a day-to-day basis.

AWS (Amazon Web Services) has established itself to be one of the top (if not the top) cloud providers in the world. Since AWS as a platform is very huge and can get somewhat complicated to work with quickly, AWS introduced some certifications that allow you to excel in the cloud industry specifically using AWS as your main cloud provider of choice.

Today we will be discussing how to prepare for their foundational certification.

What is This Certification?

The “AWS Cloud Practitioner” certification is designed for individuals who have a basic understanding of AWS Cloud services and want to validate their knowledge and skills in cloud computing.

Who Can Take This Certification?

The best part is that this certification suits everybody from non-technical people to IT managers since it does not have any prerequisites, so anyone can take the exam, It serves as an entry point for people who want to start their journey with Cloud.

How To Prepare and Pass This Certification?

Throughout your preparation for the exam (Which will take about 2-4 weeks on average), you need to study and prepare through the best resources and most importantly, the best instructors who can teach AWS and make you understand the material.

First Recommendation:

A Udemy course offered by one of the best cloud and AWS instructors; Stephane Maarek. Stephane is an amazing instructor with his knowledge about everything he is teaching and talking about.

So, we recommend buying his course Ultimate AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner.

Stephane is famous for his hands-on lectures and the quizzes at the end of each section just to ensure that you understood what was covered in the section.

Note: The course contains a practice test at the end which is similar to the official actual test that AWS provides.

Second Recommendation:

A course offered by AWS skill builder which helps you by offering lots of important real-world examples and strong fundamentals.

The AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials Course.

Third Recommendation:

A comprehensive text summary written by SWE Omar Chouman. The summary is a mix of text and PowerPoint slides.

Here is the AWS Comprehensive Summary


We have just launched our AWS Cloud Practitioner Zaker Pool. This pool will help you prepare better for the exam since it has a collection of AWS exam-like questions which you can benefit from by generating your own practice exams out of the pool.

As you embark on this educational journey, remember that each resource contributes uniquely to your understanding. Embrace the challenge, stay focused, and soon you'll find yourself not just certified but truly adept in navigating the AWS Cloud. Your pursuit of knowledge in this ever-evolving landscape is not just about gaining a certification but about shaping a mindset that thrives on continuous learning and adaptation. Good luck on your AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification journey!

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