AWS Cloud Practitioner

Our AWS Cloud Practicioner classroom provides high school and undergraduate students with a new set of tools prior to entering the workforce. Amazon Web Services certifications are highly sought after by employers in a variety of industries. There are over 90 distinct services that make it the biggest cloud solution provider across all enterprise segments. This course is a pathway for candidates to become certified and covers foundational cloud computer concepts. The students will learn about cloud computing and how it differs from traditional data centers. Next, they will review the core AWS services that are covered in the exam. We will provide advising for taking the actual certification exam including test tips and strategies.

The hottest trend in the information technology landscape is cloud computing. Every organization, big or small, is transferring their applications, infrastructure, and legacy systems to the cloud. As a result, cloud computing professionals are in high demand and sought after. Amazon Web Services has the lion’s share in the existing cloud services market. RFY’s AWS Cloud Practitioner not only prepares you for the certification but also on different labs to get you familiar with different services AWS offers. Once you complete the course, you will be prepared for the next level of the certification path, AWS Dev Ops. 90% of our students pass the exam and receive the certification.


Mr. Umashankar Palani

He has had 10 years of architecting applications, being as technical lead, with significant exposure to J2EE, .Net, and open source technologies on linux and cloud platforms using amazon web services, pivotal cloud foundry and openstack. He is also engaged in projects for proof of concept, software prototyping, technology evaluation etc. He has experience in choosing the best fit Sql/NoSql databases, design and development. He also has experience in devops automation with continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD). He has experience in designing data quality program which involves data discovery, analysis and governance. Lastly, he has experience working in agile and leading scrum projects along with collaborating with IT delivery team.


Mr. Venketesh Subramony

He has experience in Leading Applications Development for infrastructure and business functions, and Process design efforts and improvements to information systems. He specializes in direct applications strategy and requirements development with key business owners and stakeholders. He currently works at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as a Senior Director, Application Development.


Mr. Saravanan Subramani

He is an IT Professional with experience in Enterprise Networking and Security systems engineering. He is currently working at The George Washington University as a Senior Network Engineer in the Systems Engineering team.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Practitioner

Mentors and Lab Instructors

Ritika Venketesh

Junior at Chantilly High School

"This course made it so much easier to understand and utilize cloud concepts, especially as someone who is less experienced with the data and programming side of STEM."

Pranav Sukumaran

Freshman at Virginia Tech

"The AWS Cloud Practitioner course gave me a hands on introduction to AWS and its services, which made it easy to understand how to use services that I had never used before."

Siddharth Tibrewala

Junior at Chantilly High School

"I think this course was very interesting. It was a little difficult but the instructors were very good and helpful at preparing me for the exam."

Saurav Sukumaran

Sophomore at Potomac Falls High School and Academies of Loudon

Tharun Sarvanan

Senior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology


The classes are held on Saturday's at 10:00am - 11:30am with some additional sessions over the course of the week. These additional sessions include labs performed on the AWS console where the students learn about how to implement and use the topics and services learned in class.


Click here to register for the upcoming class.


If you have any questions you can contact the director, Mr. Venketesh Subramony, at