Introduction to AWS - One Hour Crash Course​

Are you brand new to AWS? Have you found that many of the training resources out there use complex technical jargon that make it difficult to understand the basic concepts? If you need to get a basic understanding of AWS quickly and clearly, this is the course for you.

I have taught over 100,000 students across a variety of platforms, and I think anyone brand new to AWS will love this course. Most lectures in this course are 5 - 10 minutes long. This course gives you an understanding of how AWS works, some of the most commonly used services, how to use the free tier, how AWS compares to other cloud environments, and more.

If you need to learn the basics of AWS, this course is the ideal starting point.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand what is possible with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Learn about the differences between AWS, Google, and Microsoft Cloud platforms
  • Get a basic understanding of many of the most commonly used AWS services
  • See a demo of the AWS console and learn how to use the AWS Free Tier
  • Learn how you can become AWS Certified

Are there any course requirements or prerequisites?

  • None

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who needs to get started with the basic concepts of AWS


Your Instructor


Rick Crisci
Rick Crisci

I am the owner of TrainerTests,and am an official certified trainer for VMware and AWS.

I have delivered thousands of hours of official live training to my students, and I love teaching people new skills.

I am the founder of TrainerTests, which provides video training unlike any other company. I believe in using high quality illustrations and animations to simply complex concepts. in my courses you will get the technical depth that you need, with a focus on making sure that you completely understand the underlying concepts.

I have over 150,000 students across a variety of platforms, with multiple top-rated and best selling courses.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

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