Cloud Engineer Certificate Program

Launch your Career in Cloud Computing

Cloud Engineer Certificate Program

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Application deadline 28th Feb 2019

Why Join Cloud Engineer Certificate Program?

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150+ hours of learning

80+ hours of Hands-on work

Weekly Live Mentor Sessions

Expert Support for Labs & Projects

Become a Cloud Engineer

Learn how to handle cloud infra, automate ops, implement cloud-based solutions and optimize them in an agile manner.

Practice based learning

Solve 8 use cases through labs, projects and build your ePortfolio.

India's top ranked institute

Great Lakes has been the preferred choice of technology professional for over 13 years now.

Learn from the best

Learn from experienced industry practitioners in the field of cloud computing.

Why become a Cloud Engineer?

Program Structure

A 3-month structured online program with weekend mentorship sessions to help you become proficient in understanding and working with AWS (Amazon Web Services), Containers, Cloud Native DevOps, Agile Practices, Infrastructure Automation and more.

Online Content

Learn through our 40+ hours of expert instructional content and 150+ hours of an overall learning.

Weekend Mentoring Sessions

Personalized mentorship from cloud professionals working in leading companies.

Hands-on Projects

Acquire in-demand cloud skills by working on 6 labs and 2 full projects under the guidance of industry mentors.

How does Mentorship Work?

Participants attend weekly live mentorship sessions

Participants attend a live session each weekend to clarify their conceptual doubts, ask questions and discuss use cases with an industry practitioner.

Mentors inspire and guide participants at each step

Participants can reach out to mentors for queries, career discussions and get capstone project guidance during the program.

Great Lakes Certificate & ePortfolio

Earn a Great Lakes certificate and create an ePortfolio to showcase your learning & projects in a snapshot. Your certificate and ePortfolio can also be shared on social media channels to establish your credibility in Cloud Computing.


  • done Additional Online Badges from AWS Educate, upon successful completion of the learning pathways
  • done Access to AWS Educate Job Board for relevant Job Opportunities around the world
Preparatory Work (Self Paced)
  • Linux OS
  • File Management
  • Command Line Ops
  • Linux Distros & Usage
  • Basic Shell Scripting
  • Language Basics
  • Python Scripting
  • Using AWS Python SDK
  • Service Models
  • Deployment Models
  • Virtual Machines vs Containers
  • Why Cloud
  • Traditional vs Cloud Infra
  • Cloud Platforms
  • Container Basics
  • System Containers (LXD)
  • Application Containers (Docker)
  • Container Orchestration & Management
  • AWS Organization & IAM
  • Compute
  • Storage
  • Network
  • Database Services (RDS, DynamoDB)
  • PaaS - Elastic BeanStalk
  • CaaS - Elastic Container Service
  • Monitoring & Logging - AWS CloudWatch, CloudTrail
  • Notifications - SNS, SES
  • SQS, Kinesis, Athena, WAF
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
  • Deployment Pipeline(e.g. AWS CodePipeline, CodeCommit, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy)
  • Plan, Build, Deploy and Monitor (CloudFormation)
  • Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, CloudFormation)

Learning Outcomes

After completing this program, you will be able to

  • done Handle existing cloud infrastructure.
  • done Create infra on the cloud to enable migration of an existing app to the cloud (lift and shift).
  • done Create infra on the cloud for a new app architecture.
  • done Automate ops using Infrastructure as Code principles.
  • done Monitor, Report, Fix and Optimize cloud resources.
  • done Understand agile project management and behavior principles.

Alumni Success Stories

Our Alumni Work for Amazing Companies

The participants of this program have been associated with leading Indian and global organizations

Admission Details


An ideal CECP candidate will have 1-5 years of work experience in a technology role, such as:

  • done IT Administrator
  • done Network Engineer
  • done Junior Network Engineer
  • done Junior System Admin
  • done IT Executive
  • done Infrastructure Engineer
  • done Assistant Systems Engineer

Selection Process

Step 1

Fill an application form

Apply by filling an Online Application Form.

Step 2

Screening call

Applicants meeting the eligibility criteria receive a screening call from the Admission Director's office.

Step 3

Application review

Admission Director reviews the screening call discussion and applicant’s profile.

Step 4

Admission offer release

The announcement of results, followed by the release of admission offer letter.

Fee Details

Created with Sketch. 70,000 + GST

Fee Includes

Tuition Fee

Learning Material

Mentorship Sessions


Candidates can pay the program fee through

Net Banking
Credit/Debit Cards
Cheque, DD

Financial Aid

Pay in 12 EMIs at 0% Interest Rate with ZestMoney.
Reach out to admission’s office at +91 92056 80226 for more details.

Upcoming Application Deadline

28th Feb 2019

We follow a rolling admission process and admissions are closed once the requisite number of participants enroll for the upcoming batch. So, we encourage you to apply early and secure your seat.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Cloud Engineer Certificate Program is a 3-month program offered online with live mentoring sessions on weekends.
Candidates should have 1-5 years of experience in a technology role such as an IT Administrator, Network Engineer, Junior Network Engineer, Junior System Admin, IT Executive, Infrastructure Engineer, Assistant Systems Engineer.
You should essentially belong to a technical background to get the best value from the program.
Cloud Fundamentals, AWS Core and Managed Services, Docker, DevOps on Cloud, Agile Practices, Python and Linux Essentials. Please refer to the detailed curriculum here.
The AWS Educate program ("AWS Educate") is Amazon’s global initiative to provide students and educators with the resources needed to greatly accelerate Cloud-related learning endeavors and to help power the workforce of tomorrow. With the increasing demand for cloud-skilled employees, AWS Educate provides an academic gateway for the next generation of IT and cloud professionals. The program offers a robust set of free tools, resources and AWS Promotional Credits for students and educators to skill upon the cloud and accelerate cloud-related learning endeavors. For further details –
There are several benefits to students, after they are approved, they are provisioned AWS Promotional Credits for free access to AWS tools and services. They receive specialized content & hands-on activities designed to get students comfortable with the basics of cloud computing and other in demand skills such as Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, software development and nine additional Cloud Career Pathways, each with 30+ hours of learning content, along with the ability to earn AWS badges for different competencies such as IoT, Alexa, and gaming. AWS Educate starter accounts allow students to enroll without a credit card and still use AWS Services. In addition, there is the AWS Educate Job Board with cloud-related jobs from top tech partner companies and Amazon.
You will learn how to manage existing and create new cloud infrastructure, automate cloud ops, perform DevOps on the cloud, manage infrastructure using Infrastructure as Code principles, Monitor-Report-Fix-Optimize cloud resources and understand agile project management and behaviour principles. After completing this program,you will be able to apply for job positions such as Cloud Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, Cloud Ops Engineer, Cloud Lead, AWS Engineer etc.
No. Successfully completing this program will strongly enable you to achieve an AWS certification. However, all AWS certification exams are administered independently by AWS and you need to register for it separately.
AWS Certification should be viewed as industry validation of actual hands-on skills that are learnt over time with rigorous problem solving and practice. They’re great to have if you have enough experience and practice with implementing solutions on AWS. However, merely clearing an industry certification without ever implementing an end to end cloud-based solution does not impart hands-on skills needed to get real jobs. This program’s structured weekly curriculum including its content, labs, projects and mentoring sessions ensure that you not only learn all the concepts but also practice them intensively through a solution-building approach, something you’ll need to become a successful cloud engineer.
The faculty members teaching in this program are industry experts and leaders in their respective expertise areas and have decades of professional experience and wisdom. Renowned experts from academia also participate.
You will solve and implement 6 rigorous labs and 2 fully mentored projects as part of the program. The duration of each project is 4 weeks.
All the requisite learning material is provided online through the Learning Management System. Candidates are free to purchase any reference books or material as may be recommended by the faculty.
No. The content is not downloadable. However, we believe that learning should be continuous and hence, all the learning material in terms of lectures and reading content would be available to you on the LMS even after the completion of the course.
This program follows a continuous evaluation process. All the labs and projects that you complete will be evaluated and feedback shared for your improvement.
You are provided career support through resume workshops and interview preparation sessions for cloud computing job roles. Relevant career opportunities with leading companies are also shared with you.
Please click to see the Program Fee Structure. Admissions office will help you in applying for loans once you receive the offer of admission. Our lending partners include HDFC Credila, Avanse (DHFL), Axis Bank and ZestMoney. We ensure money is not a constraint in the path of learning.
Yes. You can pay the program fee in 2-3 easy instalments. If you make a one-time full payment you would be entitled for a discount. Please check with admissions office for more details.
  • All interested candidates are required to apply to the Program by filling up an Online Application Form.
  • Applicants meeting the eligibility criteria receive a screening call from the Admission Director's office.
  • Admission Director reviews the screening call discussion and the applicant’s profile.
  • The announcement of results, followed by the release of admission offer letter.
Live mentored are interactive Q&A sessions conducted on weekends for students to clarify their doubts with faculty and connect with other students for knowledge sharing. You can re-attend the missed session in the form of recorded video.
All virtual sessions are conducted through Zoom, an online collaboration platform. During mentor session, using chat feature, you can ask questions directly to faculty members, share messages and useful links with your classmates as well.
The program is designed to engage participants every week. All participants are required to learn from videos and to attend live mentor sessions every weekend. However, attending lab support hours are optional and you can attend it only in case you need clarify your doubts regarding the lab exercise.
All projects are mandatory evaluation components. If you miss a project, you need to re-enrol into the same course and repeat the project.