Course Description

The Cloud Essentials Course™ is a 2-day, interactive, classroom-based learning experience. This introductory course provides a balanced curriculum and addresses the business and technical perspectives of cloud computing. It will also explain how to adopt, operate, and govern the cloud. The course enables participants to successfully complete the associated CompTIA® Cloud Essentials Exam to become Cloud Essentials Certified. In addition, the course complements the Virtualization Essentials course, which they can do either before or after they have taken the Cloud Essentials course.

This course has been designated as CompTIA Approved Quality Content.

Cloud Essentials courseware is tested by ProCert Labs

Cloud Essentials Courseware is accredited by the Cloud Credential Council.

Course Approach:

Scenario-driven learning has always been one of the key success factors of GuruTeam courses, because it puts participants in the right mind-set to apply the principles in a realistic setting. The role-play activities included in this course present a real world connection, using situations that can occur in the day-to-day life of participants. Moreover, interactivities such as brainstorms, quizzes, and discussions add to the interactive nature of this course.

About the Examination:

The course includes an Exam Preparation module, preparing participants to complete the CompTIA Cloud Essentials™ Exam on the second day of the course.

The exam consists of 50 questions, the passing score is 720 (on a scale of 900), and is web-based in English, Japanese and Portuguese.

Professionals who have passed both the CompTIA Cloud Essentials Exam, as well as the CCC Virtualization Essentials Exam are eligible for the Cloud Technology Associate Certificate (



2 days


Target Audience

  • IT Support Staff
  • IT Consultants
  • Business Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Small and Mid-Size Business Owners
  • Specialist (IT, security, infrastructure, services, systems, test, and so on)
  • Business Process Owners
  • IT Developers
  • Service Providers
  • System Integrators
  • Architects
  • Consultants
  • IT Management


Course Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites. However, it is recommended that participants have experience in the IT domain.


Suggested Follow on Courses

GTC10 – Virtualization Essentials Certification Training

GTC8 – CompTIA Cloud+ Certification 


Course Content

Agenda Summary:

Day 1 Day 2
1. Course Introduction 6. Operating in the Cloud
2. Introduction to Cloud Computing 7. Governing the Cloud
3. Business Perspective 8. Exam Preparation
4. Technical Perspective 9. Exam
5. Adopting the Cloud



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