CompTIA CLO-001 - Cloud Essentials

CompTIA CLO-001 - Cloud Essentials
Course Code: UCUCITITC15
Enrolment Fee: £561.25  £449.00
Format: Online
Award: CompTIA CLO-001 - Cloud Essentials
Accreditation: UKLC
Study Time: Self Paced
Experience: No Entry Requirements

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COURSE OVERVIEW


Cloud Essentials is for anyone who is interested in understanding the fundamentals of cloud computing from both a technical and a business perspective. The exam covers characteristics of cloud services from a business perspective, business value of cloud computing, technical perspective/cloud types, etc.

The CompTIA Cloud Essentials is a standalone certification from CompTIA with the exam code CLO-001. This certification demonstrates that an individual knows what cloud computing means from a business and technical perspective.

The course is of particular interest to:

  • IT infrastructure managers who need to understand and plan for Cloud adoption.
  • IT professionals who need to better understand Cloud technologies.
  • IT systems engineers who need to understand Cloud configuration, deployment and support.
  • Professionals working within the Cloud IT sector who want to achieve the vendor neutral CompTIA Cloud Essential qualification.

Key Learning Points

As they work towards mastering the basics of Cloud computing, students will complete the CompTIA Cloud Essential course, learning about:

  • Understanding Cloud computing technologies and services from a business perspective.
  • Calculating the business benefits of Cloud computing.
  • The different types of Cloud service including SaaS, PaaS and IaaS.
  • Planning the steps to successful adoption and implementation of Cloud services.
  • The impact of the Cloud on IT service management and the changes that will need to be made to existing administration frameworks.
  • The potential risks and consequences of Cloud adoption.

Key TopicsWhat are the key topics?

Course Key Topics

Lesson 1: What Is Cloud Computing?   
Lesson 2: Cloud Models
Lesson 3: Service Models
Lesson 4: Current Cloud Technologies
Lesson 5: Cloud Business Value
Lesson 6: Cloud Infrastructure Planning
Lesson 7: Strategies for Cloud Adoption
Lesson 8: Applications in the Cloud
Lesson 9: Cloud Service Rollout
Lesson 10: Cloud Service-Level Management
Lesson 11: Security in the Cloud
Lesson 12: Privacy and Compliance


Advantages of this Course


Students completing the Cloud Essentials package will have a good working knowledge of Cloud computing techniques and technologies. This will then help them better plan and manage Cloud adoption projects for their businesses.

This basic knowledge will help learners:

  • Plan Cloud deployment scenarios that help reduce operational costs.
  • Increase organisational flexibility and scalability, adjusting computing resource provisions to meet changing business priorities and demands.
  • Reduce hardware and software maintenance costs.
  • Improve internal IT operations by offloading secondary responsibilities to the Cloud.
  • Ensure that all systems are maintained according to strict governance and compliance rules.
  • Implement more flexible and effective business continuity plans using the Cloud.
  • Broaden their employment prospects in the burgeoning Cloud services sector.  

 


(see full course syllabus below for more information)

Tutor SupportWhat support will I receive?

Home Study Support


Each lesson comes with Exercises, Flashcards & Quizzes. There is no limit to the number of times learners can attempt these. Exercises come with detailed remediation, which ensures that learners are confident on the topic before proceeding. Flashcards help master the key concepts while Glossary defines the key terms.

UK Learning College provides full length practice tests. These tests closely follow the exam objectives and are designed to simulate real exam conditions. Each course has a number of test sets consisting of hundreds of items to ensure that learners are prepared for the certification exam.

Key Features

  • 200+ Exercise Questions
  • 220+ Quizzes
  • 57+ Flash Cards
  • 133+ Glossary of Terms
  • 12+ Lessons
  • 50+ Pre-Assessment Questions
  • 3+ Full Length Tests
  • 500+ Post-Assessment Questions

AssessmentsHow will I be assessed?

Assessments


Exercises, Quizzes & Flashcards

Each lesson comes with Exercises, Flashcards & Quizzes. There is no limit to the number of times learners can attempt these. Exercises come with detailed remediation, which ensures that learners are confident on the topic before proceeding. Flashcards help master the key concepts while Glossary defines the key terms.

Practice Test Sets
UK Learning College provides full length practice tests. These tests closely follow the exam objectives and are designed to simulate real exam conditions. Each course has a number of test sets consisting of hundreds of items to ensure that learners are prepared for the certification exam.

Course DurationHow long will it take me to complete?

Course Duration


The students will have a 12 month online access to the Course and the Learning Resources.



Entry RequirementsDo I need previous experience?

Course Entry Requirements


The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course.  This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Cloud Essentials and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.




 

Enrolment FeesHow much are the course fees?

Course Enrolment Fees


Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore the registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Cloud Essentials home study course is £561.25, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £449 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.

Payment Method
Deposit
Instalment
Total
Pay in Full (Online Version)
£449.00
N.A
£449.00
Pay in Full (DVD Version)
£469.00
N.A
£469.00


 


 

Full Course SyllabusWhat will I learn?

How is the course Structured?


Lesson 1: What Is Cloud Computing?

  • Defining Cloud Computing        
  • Understanding Distributed Application Design
  • Understanding Resource Management Automation
  • Understanding Virtualized Computing Environments
  • Understanding High-Performance Computing Models
  • Understanding Cloud Computing Technologies
  • Review Questions

Lesson 2: Cloud Models

  • Evolving from Virtualization to the Cloud
  • Planning Organizational Roles in the Cloud
  • Identifying Cloud Deployment Models and Scope Modifiers
  • Including Future Cloud Models
  • Review Questions

Lesson 3: Service Models

  • Categorizing Cloud Services
  • Examining Software as a Service
  • Examining Platform as a Service
  • Examining Infrastructure as a Service
  • Identifying Emerging Cloud Database Capabilities
  • Defining Everything as a Service
  • Review Questions

Lesson 4: Current Cloud Technologies

  •  Comparing Traditional Technologies and Cloud Alternatives
  • Accessing the Cloud
  • Leveraging Software as a Service
  • Developing within Platform as a Service
  • Implementing Infrastructure as a Service
  • Empowering Mobile Computing
  • Review Questions

Lesson 5: Cloud Business Value

  • Identifying Business Drivers for Cloud Computing
  • Examining the Business Impact
  • Review Questions

Lesson 6: Cloud Infrastructure Planning

  • Understanding Cloud Networks
  • Leveraging Automation and Self-Service
  • Understanding Federated Cloud Services
  • Achieving Interoperability
  • Review Questions

Lesson 7: Strategies for Cloud Adoption

  • Aligning Cloud Deployments with Organizational Goals
  • Identifying the Impact of Cloud Adoption to Business Processes
  • Understanding the Importance of Service-Level Agreements
  •  Review Questions

Lesson 8: Applications in the Cloud

  • Understanding the Role of Standard Applications
  • Developing Cloud-Ready Applications
  • Migrating Applications to the Cloud
  • Preparing for Technical Challenges
  • Identifying and Mitigating Risks
  • Review Questions

Lesson 9: Cloud Service Rollout

  • Identifying Vendor Roles and Responsibilities
  • Identifying Organizational Skill Requirements
  • Transitioning to Live Environments
  • Preparing for Incident Management
  • Review Questions

Lesson 10: Cloud Service-Level Management

  • Understanding ITIL Service Management
  • Applying ITIL to Cloud Computing
  • Developing and Utilizing Performance Metrics
  • Implementing Continual Process Improvement
  • Review Questions

Lesson 11: Security in the Cloud

  • Understanding Security and Risk
  • Reviewing Security Standards
  • Exploring Common Security Risks and Mitigations
  • Implementing an ISMS
  • Responding to Incidents
  • Recognizing Security Benefits
  • Review Questions

Lesson 12: Privacy and Compliance

  • Identifying Legal Risks
  • Identifying Privacy Risks
  • Managing Identity in the Cloud
  • Review Questions

   


 

What's IncludedWhat do I get when I enrol?

Your course fee covers everything you will need to successfully complete the Cloud Essentials home study course:


Each lesson comes with Exercises, Flashcards & Quizzes. There is no limit to the number of times learners can attempt these. Exercises come with detailed remediation, which ensures that learners are confident on the topic before proceeding. Flashcards help master the key concepts while Glossary defines the key terms.

UK Learning College provides full length practice tests. These tests closely follow the exam objectives and are designed to simulate real exam conditions. Each course has a number of test sets consisting of hundreds of items to ensure that learners are prepared for the certification exam.

Key Features

  • 200+ Exercise Questions
  • 220+ Quizzes
  • 57+ Flash Cards
  • 133+ Glossary of Terms
  • 12+ Lessons
  • 50+ Pre-Assessment Questions
  • 3+ Full Length Tests
  • 500+ Post-Assessment Questions

Full Remediation
Each question comes with detailed remediation explaining not only why an answer option is correct but also why the incorrect answer options are incorrect.

Unlimited Practice
Each test can be taken unlimited number of times until the learner feels they are prepared. Learner can review the test and read detailed remediation. Detailed test history is also available.

Learn, Test and Review Mode
Each test set comes with learn, test and review modes. In learn mode, learners will attempt a question and will get immediate feedback and complete remediation as they move on to the next question. In test mode, learners can take a timed test simulating the actual exam conditions. In review mode, learners can read through one item at a time without attempting it.
 


 


 

Related CoursesI am not sure this is for me. Are there similar courses?

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Further InformationWhat else do I need to know?


Please remember that you will not be able to cancel your course once you have unsealed any supplied software or accessed any online courseware.

The course can be enrolled upon by students Internationally. There are no deadlines for enrolments.



 

How to EnrolHow do I enrol?


       

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After you enrol, Course Material will be delivered to you within 7 working days (Normally 48 Hours).

Step Three
A personal tutor and a Dedicated Support advisor will be allocated to you throughout the course.

Step four
On successful completion of the course, You will be given a Recognised Qualification towards a successful career.


 


 

FAQsWhat are the most frequent questions?

Course Frequently Asked Questions 


Q. What are the prerequisites for this exam?
While there are no official prerequisites for the CL0-001 exam, both CompTIA and UK Learning College strongly recommend candidates to have at least six months working experience in an environment that markets or relies on IT-related services.

Q. What is the exam registration fee?
USD 203
Pricing and taxes may vary from country to country.
 
Q. Where do I take the exam?
The CLO-001 exam is administered by Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
 
Q. What is the format of the exam?
Multiple choice questions
 
Q. How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 50 questions.
 
Q. What is the duration of the exam?
60 minutes
 
Q. What is the passing score?
720
(on a scale of 0-1000)
 
Q. What is the exam's retake policy?
In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the CL0-001 examination, CompTIA's retake policy is:
  • CompTIA does not require a waiting period between the first and second attempt to pass such examination. However, if you need a third or subsequent attempt to pass the examination, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
  • If a candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again without prior consent from CompTIA.
  • A test result found to be in violation of the retake policy will not be processed, which will result in no credit awarded for the test taken. Repeat violators will be banned from participation in the CompTIA Certification Program.
  • Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer free re-tests or discounts on retakes.

Q. What is the validity of the certification?
CompTIA Cloud Essentials certification are valid for three years from the date the candidate is certified, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification via CompTIA's Continuing Education Program.

Q. Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the CLO-001 exam, click here.

Q. How does distance learning work?
To ensure studying is flexible and convenient, most of our courses are divided into sections. You work through each section at your own pace and time. 
 
Q. When can I start the course?
The answer is simple, when YOU want; you can start the course at any time we do not have any set enrolment dates. Most of our courses don’t require any previous experience or qualifications. All you need is a desire and motivation to succeed. You can even start right now - call and speak to one of our Professional Course Advisors.
 
Q. How long do the courses take?
This is dependent upon your choice of course and how fast you want to learn. A full breakdown of the course is available in your course literature. We do provide estimated number of study hours; ask our course advisors for details.
 
Q. Is the practice work done online?
The practice work can be done offline on your DVD. If you have enrolled on the online version - these can be done Online. 
 
Q. How quickly will I receive my course material?
Once your payment has been received and cleared your enrolment should be processed within two days and your DVD delivered within 5 days. If you have enrolled on the Online version, the access will be provided in 48 hours.
 
Q. Do I have to buy any other materials?
Our comprehensive course materials are designed to be self-contained with all the relevant information you require to complete the course and gain the relevant certification. However some of our students undertake additional reading via relevant textbooks/study guides and/or the Internet to add value to their studies.
 
Q. I’m not sure of what course I should take? Can you help?
Yes we can, it is important that you pursue a course which you will enjoy. Although we cannot make this decision for you, we employ a team of dedicated Professional Course Advisors, who will guide you towards making the right choice. Whether you want specific information, or just a chat about what’s available, contact us now.
 
Q. Why choose UK Learning College?
The breadth and depth of our portfolio of courses means that we will have a course to interest you. We are committed to your success, and offer advice and support through every step of the process. We have a dedicated team of Professional Course Advisors that can give you access to career and recruitment advice, whilst offering excellent value and quality courses.
 
Please contact us if you have not found the answer you are looking for.
 

 


 

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