Cloud Technology Associate Certification

This certification enables IT professionals to operate effectively in a cloud environment, demonstrating an understanding of the key concepts and relevant terminology. Furthermore, it provides the foundation needed in order to successfully complete subsequent technical training/certification programs.

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Learning Objectives

  • Identify the fundamental concepts of cloud computing and virtualization including business benefits of cloud computing and technical aspects (high-level) of virtualization.
  • Identify the technical challenges and the mitigation measures involved in cloud computing and virtualization.
  • Identify the characteristics of cloud applications.
  • List the steps to successfully adopt cloud services.
  • Define cloud security and identify the risks involved in cloud computing as well as the risk mitigation measures.
  • List the factors involved for implementation of different cloud models.
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Module Overview

  • Module 1: Course Introduction
  • Module 2: Introduction to Cloud Services Model
  • Module 3: Introduction to Virtualization: The Backbone Technology of Cloud Computing
  • Module 4: The Role of Cloud and Other Technologies in Digital Transformation
  • Module 5: Cloud Security, Risk, Compliance, and Governance
  • Module 6: Preparing for Cloud Adoption
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Target Audience

  • IT Specialists (Analysts, Developers, Architects, Testers, etc.)
  • IT Administrators (Network, System, Database, etc.)
  • IT Provisioning and Maintenance (Hardware, Network, Storage, etc.)
  • IT Managers
  • IT Project Managers
  • Other functions affected by cloud (Sales, Purchase, Audit, Legal, etc.)

3 Steps to Certification

Below are the steps for taking exams to earn your CCC certification.

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CCC certification programmes teach the bigger-picture aspects of new and emerging technologies, and are an ideal starting point for anyone, or any organisation, looking to get ‘Digital Ready’. 
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Step 2
Start Learning and Training

You can find the full list of the CCC Training Partner and filter them by their location. However, in case you cannot find a CCC training near your location you can always opt for a self-study solution.
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Step 3
Pass the Certification Exam

Generally, your training partner will book the certification exam for you. If you have chosen an online self-study option you will be able to use the voucher provided with the training material.
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The New Version of the Cloud Technology Associate Launch 

Offering an understanding of all essential concepts and latest trends in Cloud computing. The product is based on a balanced syllabus that addresses both the business and technical perspectives of cloud computing.

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CCC Certification Path

The CCC’s vendor-neutral certifications are designed to enable IT professionals, to support vendor-specific technical training and/or generic IT best practices. IoT, Big Data, and Cloud principles bridge the gap between technical skills and the desired business outcomes encountered in practice.


The CCC Associate level certifications do not have required prerequisites. It is recommended participants possess intermediate knowledge (6+ months of experience) in internet/web technologies. Basic knowledge of storage and network technologies is a plus.


Successfully passing (65%) the 60-minute exam, consisting of 40 multiple-choice questions, leads to the Cloud Technology Associate Certificate.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here’s a list of the commonly asked questions about the Cloud Technology Associate (CTA) program.

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The role-based alignment of the CCC cloud courses helps ensure that the material speaks to the unique interests of specific IT and Operational roles and units within organizations from small to Fortune 500.