Certificate in Cloud Architecting with AWS Certification Preparation (Minor Award) / Teastas, Néalailtireacht le hUllmhúchán Deimhniúcháin Sheirbhísí Gréasáin Amazon (Miondámhachtain)

Programme Title: Certificate in Cloud Architecting with AWS Certification Preparation (Minor Award)

Applicants for this programme will be expected to have all round knowledge of IT systems Level 6 (Higher Certificate or equivalent) or equivalent in a cognate discipline.

Participants with previous knowledge of IT systems administration and networking will have an advantage in taking the programme. All applicants must have competence in spoken and written English in accordance with University admissions regulations.

TU Dublin Tallaght is the first Irish HEI to have delivered Amazon AWS Certification courses as part of their curriculum. This programme is for those who want an in-depth understanding of how to architect systems for the public cloud, specifically the AWS cloud. IT professionals taking on this programme will need experience and knowledge of existing computing concepts across the range of Scripting, OS, Web Development, Database, Networking and Security.

You should have a level 6 and level 7 IT qualification and knowledge and/or experience of IT systems. Completing this programme will allow you to access roles requiring up to date technical knowledge and hands on experience of cloud and virtualisation infrastructure as well as IT automation and Security.

The AWS Cloud Architect Associate is one of the most sought-after qualifications in the ICT Skills marketplace right now. As more and more organisations come to use and depend on public cloud systems to deliver their IT infrastructure the skills needed for architecting public cloud solutions have become an essential component of an IT Professional’s resume.

  • Cloud Services & Distributed Computing
  • Storage, Elasticity, Scalability, Reliability & Availability
  • Configuration Management & Environmental Provisioning
  • Monitoring. Cloud Services Management
  • Automation & Serverless Architectures
  • Well-Architected Best Practices
  • Architecting on the Public Cloud Project

The programme runs 1–2 evenings a week over two semesters.

For queries on the application process please contact: Lifelonglearning.tallaght@tudublin.ie

Or call the Lifelong Learning Team on: 01 220 7432

For further, programme specific information please contact: barry.feeney@tudublin.ie

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Certificate in Cloud Architecting with AWS Certification Preparation (Minor Award)


1 Year

Course Type


Mode of Study

Part Time

Method of Delivery

Classroom, Online

Commencement Date

September 2021





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