1 Day


Employees of federal, state and local governments; and businesses working with the government.

What You’ll Learn

The Well-Architected Framework enables customers to make informed decisions about their architectures in a cloud-native way and understand the impact of design decisions that are made. By using the Well-Architected Framework, customers will understand the risks in their architecture and ways to mitigate them. This course is designed to provide a deep dive into the AWS Well-Architected Framework and its 5 pillars. This course also covers the Well-Architected Review process, and using the AWS Well-Architected Tool to complete reviews.

Course Objectives

  • Identify the Well-Architected Framework features, design principles, design pillars, and common uses.
  • Apply the design principles, key services, and best practices for each pillar of the Well-Architected Framework.
  • Use the Well-Architected Tool to conduct Well-Architected Reviews

Who Needs to Attend

  • Technical professionals involved in architecting, building, and operating AWS solutions.


  • We recommend that attendees of this course have:
    • AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials
    • AWS Technical Essentials
    • Architecting on AWS

Course Outline

1 – Well-Architected Introduction

  • History of Well-Architected
  • Goals of Well-Architected
  • What is the AWS Well-Architected Framework?
  • The AWS Well-Architected Tool

2 – Design Principles

  • Operational Excellence
  • Reliability
  • Security
  • Performance Efficiency
  • Cost Optimization