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Award in Cloud Services - Level 3

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Course Description

This FREE course is for anyone who wishes to learn the fundamentals of Computer Networking.

There is no need for any previous knowledge of networking but there are some entry requirements, please see below for details.

Duration: 18 weeks.

Start date: September 2023.


Pearson Level 3 Award in Cloud Services.

Entry Requirements

There is no requirement to have any previous knowledge of computer networking.

Students must have a good understanding of Microsoft Windows and be able to use a keyboard and mouse or, if required, assistive technology.

The qualification requires students to complete a multiple-choice exam and so must have as a minimum a level 2 or above Maths qualification (GCSE grade C or 4, Functional Skill or Key skill) and Level 2 English qualification (GCSE grade C or 4, Functional Skill or Key skill).


You will gain technical knowledge about the following topics:

  • Fundamentals of cloud services
  • Cloud security, configuration and management
  • Cloud technologies, Virtual machines and cloud-based applications
  • Cloud backup and recovery methods including disaster recovery

Work Experience



This course is for students with the objective of enabling students, who complete the course, to understand the fundamentals of Cloud Services.

Possible progression would be the Level 3 Access in Computing Course.

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