AWS Certified SysOps Administrator

This credential helps organizations identify and develop talent with critical skills for implementing cloud initiatives. Earning AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate demonstrates experience deploying, managing, and operating workloads on AWS.

You can prepare for this certification in two ways: instructor-led training or self-paced with coach. Don’t know what to choose? Compare the programs here

Free instructor-led training

Systems Operations on AWS

This course teaches systems operators and anyone performing system operations functions how to install, configure, automate, monitor, secure, maintain, and troubleshoot the services, networks, and systems on AWS necessary to support business applications. The course also covers specific AWS features, tools, and best practices related to these functions.

Watch the introduction video and check if this course is for you.

Program details

Cost of participation

Free of charge

Language of instruction in the training program


Required skills

English at the communicative level

Candidates eligibility

Citizens of Ukraine (proven with a passport)

How does the program look like?

5 minutes
Join the program

Explore the variety of AWS courses and fill out the form with your contact info.

30 minutes
Confirm your citizenship and English skills

You will receive the links to citizenship confirmation and English assessment test in your inbox.

8 hours
Self learning and assessment

Check out the self-learning guide and the link to the assessment test. Pass the test so we can reserve a seatspot for you in the instructor-led group.

5 days
ILT Training

Check the confirmation email with training course details. Join our Telegram chat channels for updates. Make sure you plan your time – you have to attend at least 70% of the sessions.

1 month
Prepare for the exam

Attend our exam preparation programs and Q&As with instructors where you will be doing practical tasks. Take the pre-certification assessment test and we will send you your free voucher for the AWS Certification exam (valid for 2 months).

2 hours
Take the exam and get certified

Once you pass the AWS Certification exam – stay with us! We will be sending you Cloud vacancies and we will invite you to job fairs. Also, you can continue studying with us to get prepared for other AWS Certifications.

During the program you will also receive additional opportunities
What you'll learn
  • Identify the AWS services that support the different phases of Operational Excellence, an AWS Well-Architected Framework pillar
  • Manage access to AWS resources using AWS accounts and organizations and AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Maintain an inventory of in-use AWS resources by using AWS services, such as AWS Systems Manager, AWS CloudTrail, and AWS Config
  • Develop a resource deployment strategy using metadata tags, Amazon Machine Images (AMIs), and AWS Control Tower to deploy and maintain an AWS Cloud environment
  • Automate resource deployment by using AWS services, such as AWS CloudFormation and AWS Service Catalog
  • Use AWS services to manage AWS resources through SysOps lifecycle processes, such as deployments and patches
  • Configure a highly available cloud environment that uses AWS services, such as Amazon Route 53 and Elastic Load Balancing, to route traffic for optimal latency and performance
  • Configure AWS Auto Scaling and Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling to scale out your cloud environment based on demand
  • Use Amazon CloudWatch and associated features, such as alarms, dashboards, and widgets, to monitor your cloud environment
  • Manage permissions and track activity in your cloud environment by using AWS services, such as AWS CloudTrail and AWS Config
  • Deploy your resources to an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC), establish necessary connectivity to your Amazon VPC, and protect your resources from disruptions of service
  • State the purpose, benefits, and appropriate use cases for mountable storage in your AWS cloud environment
  • Explain the operational characteristics of object storage in the AWS Cloud, including Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon S3 Glacier
  • Build a comprehensive cost model to help gather, optimize, and predict your cloud costs by using services such as AWS Cost Explorer and the AWS Cost & Usage Report
Course outline
  • Introduction to Systems Operations on AWS
  • Access Management
  • System Discovery
  • Deploy and Update Resources
  • Automate Resource Deployment
  • Manage Resources
  • Configure Highly Available Systems
  • Automate Scaling
  • Monitor and Maintain System Health
  • Data Security and System Auditing
  • Operate Secure and Resilient Networks
  • Mountable Storage
  • Object Storage
  • Cost Reporting, Alerts, and Optimization
What you'll get
  • Access to preliminary self learning content
  • Seat in an authorized vILT Systems Operations on AWS class (4 days)
  • Seat in the exam preparation workshop
  • Access to the exam preparation platform
  • AWS Developer Associate Exam Voucher
  • Additional support, events, coaching, job offers and more.
How much time do you need to dedicate to the program
  • ~8 hours for preliminary self-learning
  • 4 days (9-17) for vILT class
  • 1 day (9-17) for exam preparation workshop
  • Time dedicated to additional activities (support, coaching, events and more)
  • The time needed to prepare for the exam may vary depending on your experience
Upcoming dates