This credential helps organisations identify and develop talent with
critical skills for implementing cloud initiatives. Earning AWS Certified
Solutions Architect – Associate validates the ability to design and
implement distributed systems on AWS.
Who should take this exam?
AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate is intended for anyone that
wants to gain hands-on experience designing available,
cost-efficient, fault-tolerant, and scalable distributed systems on AWS.
Before you take this exam, we recommend you have:
Experience deploying, managing, and operating workloads on AWS as well
as implementing security controls and compliance requirements
Familiarity with using both the AWS Management Console and the AWS
Command Line Interface (CLI)
Understanding of the AWS Well-Architected Framework, AWS networking,
security services, and the AWS global infrastructure
Ability to identify which AWS services meet a given technical
requirement and to define technical requirements for an AWS-based
What does it take to earn this
To earn this certification, you’ll need to take and pass the AWS Certified
Solutions Architect – Associate exam (SAA-C02). The exam features a
combination of two question formats: multiple choice and multiple response.
Additional information, such as the exam content outline and passing score,
is in the exam guide.