Amazon Web Service – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

January 9 – February 10, 2023

Tuesdays & Thursday 1-3pm

Valued at $1,500 +HST, FREE for eligible DNS members

Hosted by William Pispico, Proposify

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About the Instructor

William Pispico

William Pispico


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Step 1: Fill Out Business Eligibility Form

Download and complete the following form to confirm your eligibility for funding. Please ensure all fields are filled correctly prior to submitting, organizations who participated in the program last year can contact us for their previous forms for reference if needed.

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Step 2: Submit Paperwork

Send in your completed form to be reviewed.

Step 3: Wait for Eligibility Confirmation

Please give us at least 3 – 5 business days to respond to your email with your eligibility. Should we require any additional information, we will follow up with you. Note, space is limited, and submitting a form does not guarantee you a spot within the program. We encourage all interested organizations to apply as soon as possible.


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Course FAQ

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Who can take this course?

This course is intended for IT professionals who want to know more about Cloud Computing in AWS. It is recommended to have basic knowledge in computer network and programming logic, since we are going to explore how the AWS services are interconnected and how to interact with them using examples of code.

What are the program outcomes?

  • Students will learn how AWS services are billed and their associated costs
  • Participants will learn the basics of the core AWS services and how to build cost effective, performant and scalable infrastructure and applications
  • Students will have the support of an AWS certified professional, students will learn and practice custom built labs in a hands-on environment

What is the online course schedule?

Each Class session is 2 hours long. All sessions are held online through Zoom, are recorded and available to students in a shared folder. Additionally, during the course a slack channel is available for questions

  • Class 1: Identity Access Management – IAM
  • Class 2: Elastic Compute Cloud – EC2
  • Class 3: AWS Billing
  • Class 4: AWS CloudWatch
  • Class 5: Relational Database Service – RDS
  • Class 6: Virtual Private Cloud – VPC
  • Class 7: Route53
  • Class 8: SNS
  • Class 9: SQS
  • Class 10: Lambda – Serverless
  • Class 11: API Gateway
  • Class 12: EKS