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Tech Skills Upgrades

Get the skills to push your business or career to the next level

Amazon Web Services (AWS)


Take your skills and knowledge to the next level with our tech skills upgrade programs. We've designed them to be a great addition to our more immersive programs and they're also perfect for those who have prior experience in web development. The programs give an accelerated understanding without all the risks and frustration of trial and error.

Our tech skills upgrade programs are made available through an easy online enrollment process.

Please note: Our programs may change from time to time so check back in the future for additions. If you want to know about new programs, subscribe to our newsletters at the bottom of the page and you'll be one of the first to know!

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certification is fast becoming a must-have for IT pros. This prepares you for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect (CSA) - Associate Exam.

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Start From
the Beginning

No prior knowledge of AWS or programming skills required. The course will be highly actionable in terms of showing how you can leverage AWS resources.

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Become More

Learn how to speed up a website by deploying CDNs, document versioning and backups, optimize the cost of backups, and create virtual machines.

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Science Based

We look at education in a holistic way. Our instructors will help you develop the skills and habits that will accelerate your journey to mastery.

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Job Ready

By providing enough hands-on practice and filling your portfolio full of projects, you will be well-prepared for a job as a WordPress Developer.

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In-Demand Skills

WordPress is one of the quickest and most popular ways to build a dynamic website, powering 28% of all websites.

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Open Source

WordPress's open-source platform offers millions of themes and plugins available for anyone to use.

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By Doing

We don't believe in boring lectures or glossing over concepts. Our courses are based projects and labs custom made to maximize your learning.

When Fridays: 6:30pm to 10:30pm


Saturdays: 10:00am to 3:00pm
Total Cost $1200
Enroll in AWS Enroll in WordPress

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Next Start Date - 7/24/17

AWS Projects You Will Build

Secure, encrypted corporate storage on S3

NodeJS and PHP deployments to auto-scaling infrastructure

A/B testing websites by using Route53 DNS routing

Severless API with Lamba and API gateway

Build an Alexa skill

Virtual private cloud with secure subnets

WordPress Syllabus

Local WordPress development, including local server setup, installing WordPress, and migrating WordPress

Build a website with themes and plugins and learn how to use code to enable custom content, widgets, and menus

Learn PHP for WordPress, including PHP basics, template tags, the Loop, and functions in WordPress

Theme development, including theme template hierarchy, common functions, and setting up widget and menu areas

WordPress Customizer API and Live Customizer; controllers, sections, panels and transports; updating native controls

Learn how to build WordPress Plugins and how to connect them to various APIs

Template Hierarchy, including a breakdown of each template and common functions used with specific templates

WooCommerce Theme Development, including templates, functions, hooks, and how to Build Custom WooCommerce Themes

Learn how Hooks work; learn how to use Filters and Actions

Customizing the WordPress Admin Area, such as the login screen, admin navigation, and dashboard widgets

SEO For WordPress, including a content-first approach, SEO in themes, and SEO in Plugins

Learn how to integrate Bootstrap with WordPress, such as importing CSS and JS files, and using common components