Cloud Essentials

CPE Credits: 14 | PMI PDUs: 11 | Duration: 2 Days

Cloud Essentials Course Dates

Cloud Essentials


Certification: CompTIA Cloud Essentials
Duration: 2 Day’s
PMI® PDUs: 11
CPE Credits: 14
Learning Formats:
eLearning $565
Virtual Classroom $1,595
Classroom $1,595
Discount: Contact us for group discounted rates. We can deliver courses at one of our facilities or onsite at your location

SKU: CLOUDE Category:



The Cloud Essentials Course™ is a 2-day, interactive, classroom-based learning experience. This introductory course provides a balanced curriculum and addresses the business and technical perspectives of cloud computing. It will also explain how to adopt, operate, and govern the cloud. The course enables participants to successfully complete the associated CompTIA® Cloud Essentials Exam to become Cloud Essentials Certified. In addition, the course complements the Virtualization Essentials course, which they can do either before or after they have taken the Cloud Essentials course.

  • This course has been designated as CompTIA Approved Quality Content.
  • Cloud Essentials courseware is tested by ProCert Labs
  • Cloud Essentials Courseware is accredited by the Cloud Credential Council.

Scenario-driven learning has always been one of the key success factors of XA Systems courses, because it puts participants in the right mind-set to apply the principles in a realistic setting. The role-play activities included in this course present a real world connection, using situations that can occur in the day-to-day life of participants. Moreover, interactivities such as brainstorms, quizzes, and discussions add to the interactive nature of this course.


At the end of this course, the learner will be introduced to:

  • Common terms and definitions of cloud computing
  • The business benefits and business considerations of cloud computing
  • Cloud computing from a technical perspective and recognize the various techniques, methods, challenges, and types of clouds
  • The impact and changes of cloud computing on IT service management
  • Typical steps that lead to the successful adoption of cloud computing and understand the implications for organizations
  • The compliance, risk, and regulatory consequences of cloud computing and its financial and strategic impact on an organization

IT Support Staff, IT Consultants, Business Managers, Business Analysts, Small and Mid-Size Business Owners, Specialist (IT, security, infrastructure, services, systems, test, and so on), Business Process Owners, IT Developers, Service Providers, System Integrators, Architects, Consultants, IT Management


There are no formal prerequisites; it is recommended that participants have experience in the IT domain


Participants receive a copy of the classroom presentation material and the Participant Handbook, which contains Reference Material. In addition, a sample exam is provided.

  • The course includes an Exam Preparation module, preparing participants to complete the CompTIA Cloud Essentials™ Exam on the second day of the course.
  • The exam consists of 50 questions, the passing score is 720 (on a scale of 900), and is web-based in English, Japanese and Portuguese.

Day 1

Day 2

1. Course Introduction

5. Operating in the Cloud

2. Introduction to Cloud Computing

6. Governing the Cloud

3. Business Perspective

7. Exam Preparation

4. Technical Perspective


4. Adopting the Cloud

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