CompTIA Cloud Essentials+

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Course Overview

Our 2-day, instructor-led Cloud Essentials+ certification training course in Washington, DC or Live Online is geared toward business analysts and other IT staff and teaches you how to implement and govern a cloud environment. It covers:

  • Characteristics of cloud services from a business perspective the value of cloud computing
  • Cloud types 
  • Successful adoption of cloud computing
  • Impacts & changes cloud computing has on IT service management
  • Consequences & risks of cloud computing

This course will prepare you for the Cloud Essentials Certification exam.

You should have about six months of experience working in the field of IT before this course.


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Program Level


Training Delivery Methods

Group Live


5 Days / 32 hours Training

CPE credits

26 NASBA CPE Credits

Field of Study

Information Technology

Advanced Prep


Course Registration

Candidates can choose to register for the course by via any of the below methods:

Upon registration completion candidates are sent an automated course registration email that includes attachments with specific information on the class and location as well as pre-course study and test preparation material approved by the course vendor. The text of the email contains a registration confirmation as well as the location, date, time and contact person of the class.

Online enrolment closes three days before course start date.

On the first day of class, candidates are provided with instructions to register with the exam provider before the exam date.

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Course Outline

Understanding Cloud Computing Concepts

  • Understanding Basic Cloud Concepts and Terms 
  • Identify Cloud Network and Cloud Storage Technologies
  • Recognize Cloud Design Aspects

Applying Cloud Business Principles

  • Relate Cloud Concepts to Business Principles
  • Establish Cloud Vendor Relations
  • Distinguish the Financial Aspects of Engaging a Cloud Service Provider
  • Report Financial Expenditures

Advising a Cloud Design and Migration

  • Relate Cloud Concepts to Cloud Design and Migration
  • Use Cloud Assessment
  • Manage Cloud Design
  • Compare Cloud Migration Approaches
  • Identify Benefits and Solutions of Cloud Services

Operating in the Cloud

  • Relate Cloud Concepts to Technical Operations
  • Identify the Technical Aspects of Cloud Operations
  • Understand DevOps in the Cloud
  • Explain Cloud Security Concerns, Measures, and Concepts

Managing Cloud Governance

  • Relate Cloud Concepts to Governance
  • Apply Risk Management Concepts
  • Understand Compliance and the Cloud
  • Manage Policies and Procedures for Cloud Services

Exam Information

Cloud Essentials Certification Exam Details:

  • Exam code: CLO-002
  • Number of questions: 50
  • Passing score: 720
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Delivery: Pearson VUE and Prometric

Cloud Essentials Certification Exam Objectives:

Exam Objective Percentage Weight
Characteristics of Cloud Services: The Business Perspective 15%
Business Value and Cloud Computing 20%
Cloud Types/Technical Perspectives 20%
Steps to Successful Adoption of Cloud Computing 15%
Impact and Changes Cloud Computing has on IT Service Management 15%
Consequences and Risks of Cloud Computing 15%

Cloud Essentials Certification Training FAQs

What job titles require the Cloud Essentials Certification?

Professionals that sell cloud services, business analysts, technical support staff, and business process owners are some of the job titles that would benefit from the Cloud Essentials Certification.

What companies hire professionals with their Cloud Essentials Certification?

Oracle, BAE Systems, the Department of Defense (DOD), General Dynamics and more trust the Cloud Essentials Certification as an indicator of knowledge.

What is the average salary for professionals with their Cloud Essentials Certification?

According to payscale.com, professionals with their CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification earn an average of $65,000 annually.

Cloud Essentials Certification Training Resources

BONUS! Cyber Phoenix Subscription Included: All Phoenix TS students receive complimentary ninety (90) day access to the Cyber Phoenix learning platform, which hosts hundreds of expert asynchronous training courses in Cybersecurity, IT, Soft Skills, and Management and more!

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