About this Course

Tech Type Specialist
Duration 1 Day
Special Notices

By registering for this event, you consent to your details (first name and last name) being shared with AWS and ClearCloud for registration and event management purposes. This data will be used for the printing of security badges to allow you access to the venue and event but will not be used by AWS or ClearCloud for marketing purposes.

Welcome to our First AWS Jumpstart event in partnership with AWS and ClearCloud. This one day event, based on the AWS Technical and Business Essentials tracks will provide you with an overview of AWS, its business benefits and introduce technical fundamentals. This event is ideal for business and technical leaders, as well as IT Pros and Developers looking to expand their knowledge of the AWS platform.

  • Getting started with the cloud
  • Leveraging AWS for competitive advantages
  • Cloud economics
  • Security and compliance
  • Migrating to the cloud
  • AWS Foundational Services
  • AWS Management Tools

Date: Thursday 20th June 2019

Time: 09:00 - 17:00

Cost: FREE


UKFast Campus,

3 Archway,

Birley Fields,


M15 5QJ

Target Audience

This event is ideal for individuals who are new to working with AWS including: IT Business Decision Makers, SysOps Administrators, Solution Architects and Developers.

Learning Outcomes

This course teaches you how to:

  • Identify the value and advantages of the AWS Cloud.
  • Recognise the valuable ways that the AWS platform can be used.
  • Understand the robust security capabilities, controls, and assurances in place to maintain data and network security.
  • Articulate the financial impact the AWS Cloud can have on an organisation's cost management, while minimising the risks associated with consumption-based pricing models.
  • Recognize terminology and concepts as they relate to the AWS platform and navigate the AWS Management Console
  • Understand AWS foundational services


  • Registration - 9-9.30
  • Welcome – 9.30-10
  • Session 1 – 10-11.15
  • Break – 11.15-11.45
  • Session 2 – 11.45-1
  • Lunch – 1-2
  • Session 3 – 2-3.15
  • Break – 3.15-3.30
  • Session 4 – 3.30-4.30
  • Close – 4.30-5

Presenter Biography


Daniel Ives

Daniel Ives

Head of Learning - Cloud

Daniel joined QA in 2006, having previously worked first as a developer and then a trainer on the Microsoft stack. He is an Authorized Amazon Instructor Champion and holds all 11 of the current AWS certifications. As a Principal Technologist, Daniel focuses on creating and delivering courses about cloud services, service-oriented architectures, software development, DevOps and data engineering. Daniel also delivers our Google Cloud Platform courses, and holds 2 GCP certifications (Data Engineering Professional and Architect Professional). Other areas of expertise include; C#, .NET and agile development. His areas of interest include all of the above, plus Microsoft Azure, Python, sailing, skiing and cycling, although not necessarily in that order or at the same time.

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