Become Most In-Demand AWS Architect

Do you want to adapt your IT skills with the cloud journey? Learn AWS design and architectural principles from the best training institute now in your city. Enroll at Online Idea Lab, Toronto!

Best AWS Architect Training in Toronto

Many Canadian businesses have both regulatory and security reasons for keeping data in Canada. AWS helps Canadian Government, education, and nonprofit customers to accomplish their business goals with limited resources. Canadian organizations can secure, store, and process their data on AWS with low latency across the country. They can even leverage AWS’ infrastructure technology to run their applications in the cloud with low-cost and high efficiency.  

Thus, the demand for AWS certified and skilled professionals. There are more than 3500 AWS jobs currently open in Canada(Source: and average base pay of an AWS solutions architect is CA$115K/yr.

What are you waiting for? Come and join Online Idea Lab to get the most comprehensive training on AWS Solutions & Architecture concepts.

Why AWS Architect Associate Certification?

Canadian customers - a new startup, a large enterprise, or a public sector organization -  are building new solutions with AWS. AWS has increased the number of services by more than 20% since October 2018 in Canada. Having the right tool, the right resources for the right job makes it much easier, faster, and cost-effective. This shows a growing market for AWS skilled employees.

This certification verifies your knowledge in AWS design and deployment. It allows you to bridge experience and skill gaps in evaluating AWS cloud platform and makes you industry-ready. You will acquire in-depth knowledge about AWS architectural principles and its services. Understand how to leverage AWS services to make the AWS infrastructure scalable, reliable, and highly available.

Become a SME

By gaining this certification you will get an edge over your peers and can help the organization in making necessary business decisions. 

AWS is the Market Leader

AWS cloud computing is topping charts and is rapidly growing in Canada. There is an increased demand for AWS certified professionals.  


It is Affordable and Flexible

AWS certification exams are not costly and you can appear for them while working.


Grow your Network

You will get access to AWS LinkedIn Community, Re:Invent, Workshops, Summits and Discussion Forums.

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Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have temporarily suspended all 14 physical classrooms in India, the USA, and Canada. We are currently providing training through live online (virtual classroom) mode and self-paced learning (pre-recorded) mode only. Once our classrooms are operational again, the courses will be displayed here. If you have already booked a classroom course, please check your email for further details for the 'change of delivery mode' option or 'request for a refund' option. Or connect back with your personalized course coordinator. Please accept our apology for the inconvenience caused. Stay Safe!

Main Modules of AWS Solutions Architect Course

This course helps you to effectively demonstrate knowledge of how to architect and deploy
secure and robust applications on AWS.

Introduction to AWS

  • Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • Learn basic concepts about regions, availability zones and Content Delivery Network (CDN)
  • Cloud deployment and service models
  • What is AWS managed and unmanaged service?
  • Understand AWS Shared Responsibility Model
  • Brief review of AWS Core Services (IAM, VPC, EC2, S3, EBS, Glacier, RDS) & Ways to access them


  • Sign-up for AWS free-tier account
  • Create a S3 bucket through Console
  • Create a S3 bucket through AWS CLI
  • Launch an EC2 instance

Security Management with AWS IAM

  • API keys service access & policies across AWS Services
  • Recognize and implement secure practices
  • Access billing and create alerts on billing
  • Understanding multi-factor authentication, usernames and passwords, and permissions


  • Create new users who can log in to AWS console
  • Create a role for an application to access S3
  • Create policies for new user
  • Credential rotation for IAM users
    Login to AWS console via MFA
  • Create API keys for accessing AWS Services
  • Create a Budget

Object Storage Options

  • S3 simple file storage & durability characteristics; Understand keys, values, versions, and metadata
  • Differentiate between S3 tiers including Infrequent Access, Reduced Reliability, and Glacier
  • Understand CloudFront Content Delivery Network
  • Understand the use cases for a Gateway Stored & cached Volumes, and Virtual Tape Libraries
  • Differentiate Import/Export, Snowball, and Transfer Acceleration


  • Hosting & versioning a static website on Amazon S3; S3 Transfer acceleration
  • Glacier - lifecycle policy
  • Accessing a static website through Cloud Front

Designing Computing Environment

  • Understand EC2 instance type, autorecovery and virtual server
  • Different ways to pay for Amazon EC2 instances: On-Demand, Reserved Instances, Spot Instances and Dedicated Hosts
  • EBS and its types
  • Configuring a Security Group, custom AMI
  • VPC, ENI, Public and Private IP, EFS
  • Pricing & Cost-optimization
  • ELB & Autoscaling, ECS


  • Launch and connect to an EC2 Linux instance & Windows instance
  • Create an AMI, Elastic IP
  • Attaching EBS Volumes externally
  • EBS and Raid 0, EBS Snapshots
  • Mount EFS volumes

Networking And Monitoring Services

  • Learn how to create a customized network configuration for your environment
  • Protect your application by creating different network zones for publicly accessible instances and backend systems
  • Connect your datacenter to the VPC over a secure VPN; VPC peering
  • Configure NAT to translate public IP addresses to a private IP address range
  • CIDR Notations
  • Network Access Control List v/s Security Groups
  • Subnets, internet-gateway, route-tables
  • AWS CloudWatch, CloudTrai, Trusted Advisor

Practice Assignment: Designing a Custom VPC

Leverage Route53 for Hosting Zones

  • Learn the fundamentals of DNS
  • Configure a hosted zone in Route53
  • Modify DNS records
  • Differentiate and configure Route53 routing policies
  • Elastic Load Balancer and its types
  • Comparison of Classic, Network and Application Load Balancer
  • Components & Lifecycle of Auto-Scaling
  • Auto-Scaling policy


  • Create a Classic Load Balancer
  • Create a Network Load Balancer
  • Work with Application Load Balancer and Auto-Scaling
  • Point a sub-domain to EC2 box in Route 53
  • Add ELB and Autoscaling to your 3-tier web application on AWS

Database Services And Analytics

  • Understand different database types
  • Create an RDS Instance
  • Back-up and take snapshots of RDS database instances
  • Understand DynamoDB concepts
  • Create a DynamoDB table
  • Understand Elasticache at a high level
  • Create Amazon Aurora instance that is compatible with MySQL
  • AWS Kinesis, Redshift


  • Storing application data in MySQL DB using RDS
  • Creating Tables, loading sample data and running queries
  • Redis Cache
  • Visualize the web traffic using Kinesis Data Stream

Applications & Messaging Services

  • Introduction to Event-driven scaling and AWS Lamdba
  • AWS Simple Email Service (SES)
  • AWS Simple Notification Service (SNS)
  • AWS Simple Queue Service (SQS)
  • AWS Simple Work Flow (SWF)
  • Elastic Transcoder
  • Know the use cases for SQS, SWF, and SNS
  • Application Services best practices
  • Application Services costs


  • Send an email through AWS SES
  • Send a notification through SNS
  • Send an e-mail through Lambda when an object is added to S3
  • Send a notification through Lambda when a message is sent to SQS

Configuration Management and Automation

  • AWS CloudFormation
  • AWS OpsWorks - OpsWorks for Chef Automate, OpsWorks for Stack, OpsWorks for Puppet
  • Enterprises
  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk
  • Differentiate between CloudFormation, OpsWorks, and Beanstalk
  • Blue-Green Deployment on AWS


  • Installation of LAMP server in EC2 through CloudFormation
  • AWS OpsWorks Stack
  • Deploy a Web Application with DynamoDB using Beanstalk

Architecting on AWS - I

  • Understand how to make critical decisions for your application environment
  • Choose a region and availability zones
  • How to select between multiple VPCs and multi-account deployment?
  • Define VPC CIDR and Subnets for your application, and use Security Groups to control traffic
  • Understand the options to extend an on-premises network to AWS
  • Determine how to design high-availability and fault-tolerant architectures
  • Choose reliable/resilient storage
  • Determine how to design decoupling mechanisms using AWS services

Architecting on AWS - II

  • Determine how to design a multi-tier architecture solution
  • Disaster Recovery Solution; Choose performant storage; Apply caching to improve performance
  • Design solutions for elasticity and scalability
  • Well-Architected Framework
  • Specify Secure Applications and Architectures
  • Design Cost-Optimized Architectures
  • Define Operationally-Excellent Architectures

Hands-on: Based on the scenario given, design a scalable and highly available architecture.

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Online Idea Lab, Second Floor, Verkspace, 32 Britain Street #100, Toronto, ON M5A 1R6, Canada

Contact: +1 647-697-0273

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Founder, MIT Media Lab

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Grow with Us. Grow with Cloud.

Why choose Online Idea Lab?

Deep-Dive into Concepts

Become an expert in AWS Infrastructure by understanding how to make it reliable, agile & operationally efficient.

Gain Hands-On Experience

During the course, get a thorough understanding of concepts as well as work on practicals, real-time coding, use cases, live demos.

AWS-Certified Trainers

Learn from our AWS industry-experts. They walk you through AWS design and deployment concepts in detail.

Certification Exam Readiness

Upon completion of this course, you will be fully equipped with required knowledge to clear the certification exam.

Become Industry-Ready

You will be able to apply the architectural best practices at the workplace by mastering in AWS design and architecture.

These Stats Tell Our Story So Far

We have been growing at an admirable rate since our inception. The below statistics signify the number of trainees we have converted into certified professionals through various batches. As we continue to excel in our array of professional courses and certifications, we also aspire to add new ones under our belt.




Cloud computing is the third wave of the digital revolution.

Lowell McAdam

Chairman and Former CEO , Verizon Communications

AWS Solutions Architect Associate Certificate

This certification verifies your understanding of AWS design and deployment concepts


What our students are up to?

Tell us where do you see yourself after the completion of the course! Is it in a corporate job? Or are you planning to be a freelancer or maybe an emerging entrepreneur? Share with us your dreams and goals. We shall help you get there, just the way we made the below ambitions possible.





We are always keen to know what our students have to say about their experience at Online Idea Lab. Read below and know what they have shared.


One day I walked into this training institute to enquire about AWS Solutions Architect course and came out after finishing the training. They have expert trainers who teach us AWS concepts in detail. I am totally happy.

- Emma B, Cloud Developer


I strongly recommend this institute to anyone who want to make their career in AWS. It’s the best place you can explore all elements of AWS Solutions Architect and trainers are really supportive. 

- Derward, Cloud Architect


I took AWS Architect course with this amazing institute and had a great learning experience. 

- Harmeet K, Cloud Solutions


My project is migrating to AWS Cloud. I was seeking for hands-on technical training and it was my right step in joining this amazing institute. I could bridge a lot of gaps in my AWS knowledge and skill. 

- Lucas J, Solutions Design Engineer

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A Broad View of Our Course Curriculum

We have an up-to-date and in-depth curriculum designed by industry experts.

Introduction to AWS

Learn basics of AWS & Brief review of AWS Core Services (IAM, VPC, EC2, S3, EBS, Glacier, RDS)

Security Management with AWS IAM

Understand security and identity management

Object Storage Options

Learn S3, Glacier and Storage Gateways and many more

Designing Computing Environment

Learn EC2 & EBS, AMI

Networking And Monitoring Services

Learn VPC, VPN, NAT, CloudWatch and CloudTrail

Leverage Route53 for Hosting Zones

Understand and work on DNS, Route53, Autoscaling

Database Services And Analytics

Understand DynamoDB concepts, Redshift, NoSQL and Aurora

Applications & Messaging Services


Configuration Management and Automation

Understand the CloudFormation, Elasticstalk, and OpsWorks

Architecting on AWS - I & II

Design fault-tolerant, multi-tier architecture solution

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Few Interesting Facts and Stats

  • Amazon EBS, EC2 Instance Store, AWS Storage Gateway,  Amazon RDS, SQS, ElastiCache, RedShift are most popular S services.
  • Key to the popularity is the combination of the high availability and low cost. Amazon S3, for example, is designed to deliver 99.999999999% availability, serving trillions of objects worldwide
  • IDC predicts that the big data and business analytics market will increase to more than $203 billion in 2020.
  • Customers like NASDAQ, Zillow, Yelp, iRobot, and FINRA depend on  AWS to run their business-critical analytics workloads.
  • There are more than 3500 AWS jobs currently open in Canada(Source: and average base pay of an AWS solutions architect is CA$115K/yr.

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Frequently Asked Questions


What should I take up - online course or classroom course?

We suggest classroom training as it is more productive and engaging. 

Is the training course curriculum inline with certification exam?

Yes. Our Course Curicullum is up-to-date and in line with latest exam topics.

Is AWS Solutions Architect Associate certification in demand?

Of course. It is one of the most-saught certifications in cloud industry. 

What is the eligibility to get the certificate?

To qualify for Online Idea Lab's certificate, you will be evaluated on the basis of assignments, examination, and attendance during the course. To get the certification from AWS, you should have one or more years of hands-on experience in designing distributed systems on AWS and need to clear an exam on their website.

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