Diploma in Cloud Computing (DCC)
Recent research highlights that cloud computing consistently ranks as a leading skill requirement, and this trend is anticipated to persist in the foreseeable future. As an increasing number of companies transition to cloud-supported infrastructures, the demand for proficient cloud professionals has surged. A noticeable scarcity in skilled individuals in this domain is expected to persist, underscoring the need for qualified experts.
In membership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Academy, renowned leaders in the cloud computing industry, we worked closely with a diverse array of stakeholders, including employers, higher education providers, colleges, students, and subject matter experts. This collaborative effort was aimed at tailoring our new diploma course to precisely align with the distinct needs and expectations of these key stakeholders. Consequently, the implementation of this course reflects our commitment to delivering a qualification that not only meets but exceeds the standards set forth by our esteemed collaborators in the dynamic and ever-evolving cloud space.
In response to the burgeoning opportunities within the cloud computing field and a growing emphasis on fostering employer engagement and work readiness, we have developed a qualification. This program is designed with specialized pathways that place a heightened focus on cloud technologies. These pathways seamlessly integrate academic rigor, technical proficiency, and practical, hands-on experience, offering a comprehensive and tailored approach to meet the evolving demands of the industry.
Purpose of the Cloud Computing Diploma
The Cloud Computing qualification is strategically crafted to equip students for entry-level positions such as Cloud Support Associates, which encompass roles like cloud helpdesk. In these capacities, students will actively accumulate essential experience and time navigating the console, fostering the development of their skills. This initial phase serves as a foundational step, propelling them forward on their journey toward obtaining higher cloud certifications and assuming more advanced and specialized roles within the cloud domain.
These advanced roles include, but are not limited to:
- Cloud Support Engineer
- Cloud Engineer
- Associate Cloud Infrastructure Architect
- Cloud Operations Analyst
- Cloud Security Engineer
- Cloud Consultant
- Associate Solutions Architect
First Semester Units
- Computer Systems
- Cloud Fundamentals
- Networking in the Cloud
- Security in the Cloud
- Deploying and Operating in the Cloud
Second Semester Units
- Cloud Architecture Design
- Operating Systems in the Cloud
- Cloud Systems Integration
- Information Security Management in the Cloud
- Business Information Technology Systems