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CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ (CLO-001 & CLO-002 Professional Series) Certification

CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ (CLO-001 & CLO-002 Professional Series) Certification

What is the CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ Online Course?

This one-of-a-kind globally recognised vendor-neutral certification is unique as it will enhance your understanding of fundamental Cloud Concepts as well as essential business principles. Whether you are an IT specialist or work within a non-technical role, this qualification has been specially created to help all staff members develop a holistic understanding of how to manage costs, reduce security risks, increase efficiency, as well as understand when to make informed Cloud technology decisions and the impact they can have on the business.     

By the end of this course, you’ll have enhanced your understanding of the following subject areas:

  •  Cloud Concepts – Get to grips with Cloud principles and learn how to identify Cloud networking concepts and storage techniques
  •  Business Principles of Cloud Environments – Employ appropriate Cloud assessments, including benchmarking, gap analysis and feasibility studies, to highlight essential business aspects of Cloud vendor relation adoption
  •  Management & Technical Operations – Learn how to explain different aspects of operating within the Cloud, such as optimisation and data management, as well as understand the role of DevOps in Cloud environments
  •  Governance, Risk, Compliance & Security for the Cloud – Understand response concepts and risk management relating to Cloud services. Learn how to identify the importance and impacts of compliance in the Cloud, including international standards.

Is the CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ training course for me?

The CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ certification is suitable for anyone working in an IT, Marketing, Sales or Operational role who are looking to further enhance their understanding of how to form rational decisions regarding Cloud technologies and their business impact.

Whether you have an IT background or a non-technical background, earning your CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ qualification will be beneficial as it will enhance your understanding of different Cloud concepts and help you to understand the risk, governance and security implications of making various Cloud product and service decisions.    


Although there are no official prerequisites to enrol on this course, students who have already gained 6-12 months business analysis experience in an IT Cloud environment will be at a significant advantage when working through the course material.   

Where could this qualification take you next?

The skills you’ll develop by studying for them CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ certification will be useful within a variety of roles and functions within the IT industry, such as: 

  •  Sales and Marketing staff in Cloud product/ service management
  •  Business Analysts
  •  Managed Service Provider Staff
  •  Business Process Owners
  •  New Data Centre Staff
  •  Technical Support Staff

Why choose to study with us?

By enrolling on this course with us, you’ll benefit from:

  •  Training sessions which are focused on you
  •  Recruitment insight to enhance your employability
  •  Having a CompTIA Authorised Training Partner
  •  Unlimited Tutor Support
  •  Flexible payment plans 

Course Syllabus

The CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ online course will take you through the following modules:

Module 1: Introduction

  •  Why Certify for Cloud Business Skills?
  •  Who Should Read This Course?
  •  What Does This Course Cover?
  •  Cloud Essentials+ Study Guide Exam Objectives
  •  Objective Map

Module 2: Cloud Principles and Design

  •  Understanding Cloud Principles
  •  Exploring Cloud Design
  •  Summary
  •  Exam Essentials

Module 3: Cloud Networking and Storage

  •  Understanding Cloud Networking Concepts
  •  Understanding Cloud Storage Technologies
  •  Summary
  •  Exam Essentials

Chapter 4: Assessing Cloud Needs

  •  Using Cloud Assessments
  •  Understanding Cloud Services
  •  Summary
  •  Exam Essentials

Module 5: Engaging Cloud Vendors

  •  Understanding Business and Financial Concepts
  •  Finding and Evaluating Cloud Vendors
  •  Choosing a Migration Approach
  •  Summary
  •  Exam Essentials

CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ Exam Details

Exam: Code CLO-001 & CLO-002

The CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ exam will validate your knowledge and skills regarding the concepts and techniques gained during the Cloud Essential+ Certificate.  

Exam Format - Multiple-choice.

Number of questions - Maximum of 50.

Duration - 60 minutes. 

Pass Mark - 720/900 (80%).

Course Code
Online Course with Exam
Course Access
1 Year
Exams Included



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