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The CompTIA Cloud+ provides you with modern technical skills to automate, deploy and secure a range of business-critical cloud-based applications and data. The vendor-neutral qualification provides the skills, understanding and concepts of cloud based environments.

As organisations increasingly leverage cloud computing for enhanced flexibility, scalability, and cost-efficiency, you will be exposed to state-of-the-art technologies so that you can possess specialised skills in cloud technologies. The CompTIA Cloud+ certification is designed to validate advanced knowledge of cloud infrastructure and services.

Being vendor-neutral, CompTIA Cloud+ ensures a broad understanding of cloud technologies, allowing our IT professionals to work with various cloud service providers and platforms. The CompTIA Cloud+ provides insights into cost management strategies, helping you optimise resource allocation in the cloud, leading to cost savings and improved operational efficiency within their respective environments.

With a deep understanding of cloud architecture and deployment models, you will be able to design and implement optimised cloud solutions that align with a range of organisation’s needs and objectives.

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Course information

Need to know

Entry requirements


  • Cisco IT Essentials
  • CompTIA A+


12 months of experience in an IT Support Role.

What qualification will I gain?

Optional CompTIA Cloud+ Certification.

How will I be assessed?

  • A weekly chapter summative exam
  • An optional CompTIA Cloud+ Exam

Why study?

Our industry experienced teaching staff will provide you with a comprehensive instructor-led, classroom-based delivery. Each session will comprise of theory and practical-based delivery and activities.

Bedford College has been a proud and successful partner with Cisco for more than twenty years, with multiple students and staff members going on to achieve several national and international awards in part from the learning and experience within their Cisco CCNA learning journey. Our industry experienced teaching staff will provide you with a comprehensive instructor led, classroom-based delivery. Each session will comprise of theory and practical-based delivery and activities. Join us in class for:

Practical Experience: Our dedicated computing classrooms are equipped with a range of IT technologies to give you real-world experience in a controlled environment.

Structured Learning: Our classroom environments provide a structured learning approach, ensuring comprehensive coverage of the material.

Expert Guidance: Our award-winning teaching staff are experienced instructors who will clarify complex concepts and provide personalised feedback.

Immediate Support: On-the-spot assistance with questions and technical issues, will help enhance the overall learning experience and memory retention.

Peer Interaction: Collaborating with the other learners and peers will enhance understanding through discussion and group activities.

Course content

What will I study?

Cloud Architecture: Analyse the different cloud models to design the best solution to support business requirements.

Deployment: Analyse system requirements to successfully execute workload migrations to the cloud.

Operations: Manage and optimise cloud operations, including automation, scaling, backup and recovery strategies, and lifecycle management of cloud resources.

Security: Implement comprehensive security measures, including vulnerability management, compliance adherence, and the deployment of security controls to safeguard cloud environments.

DevOps Fundamentals: Understand source control, continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines, system integration, and the use of various DevOps tools.

Troubleshooting: Troubleshoot deployment, network and security issues related to cloud implementations.

Next steps

Course Progression:

  • CompTIA Security+
  • Cisco CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks

Career progressions:

  • Cloud Engineer
  • Cloud Administrator
  • Cloud Solutions Architect
  • Cloud Consultant
  • Cloud Support Specialist
  • Cloud Network Engineer
  • Cloud Systems Administrator
  • Cloud Developer
  • Cloud Security Engineer
  • Cloud Operations Manager
  • DevOps Engineer
  • Systems Engineer (Cloud)
  • IT Manager (Cloud Infrastructure)
  • Virtualisation Engineer
  • Solutions Engineer

Any questions?

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Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 25/09/2024
Type: Part Time
Length: 16 weeks
Day(s): Wednesday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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Fees: £350.00

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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email or call us on 0345 658 8990.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

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