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Real Exam Format and Information

  • Certification Name AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate
  • Certification Exam Code SAA-C02
  • Exam Duration 130 Minutes
  • Exam Format Multiple Choice and Multiple Answer Type Exam
  • Number of Questions 60-70
  • Passing Score 70-75%
  • Exam Fee $150
  • Eligibility/Pre-requisite None
  • Validity 3 years
  • Exam Languages English, Japanese, Korean, and Simplified Chinese

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Practice Questions

7 Full-length Mock Exams (675+ unique AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate practice questions)

Section Quiz

13+ section quiz covering most important topics for the exam (VPC, S3, EFS, API Gateway, ECS, Lambda, EBS, STS, SNS, SQS, ELB, Route 53, etc.)

Online Course

17 hours 47 minutes Training Videos for all the certification exam objectives. You will be amazed by the way of explaining the concepts that are very easy to understand.

Labs

Free access to labs to test your knowledge on AWS environment. Covering all the important topics like S3, EC2, VPC, SNS, CloudWatch, DynamoDB, CloudFormation etc. 

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1. What is inside the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate training course?

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate training course consists of the online course with 17+ hours of training videos and 21 practice tests with 675+ unique practice questions. The training course also includes 48+ hands-on labs. You will get free access to hands-on labs to try in a real-time AWS environment.

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AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Free Test with 20 practice questions.

2. Is there any recommended prerequisite for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam (SAA-C02)?

No, there is no prerequisite for the exam. You can directly appear in the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam. However, the recommended AWS knowledge for this certification exam is -

  • One year of hands-on experience in designing reliable, scalable, available, robust, and cost-effective distributed systems on the AWS platform.
  • Hands-on experience with compute, storage, networking, database, deployment, and management AWS services.
  • Ability to identify and define the technical requirements and respective AWS services for an AWS-based application.
  • Understanding of basic AWS architectural principles, AWS global infrastructure, and AWS best practices to build reliable and secure AWS-based applications.
  • Knowledge of network technologies, security features, and tools  on AWS platform

3. Do you update the question bank with the latest updates?

Yes. AWS revises the exam syllabus based on the current trends, to meet the industry standards. We have SMEs who monitor the changes into the exam syllabus and update the AWS Solutions Architect Associate exam questions to ensure that we provide up to date preparation material to our students.

4. Apart from mock exams & practice questions, is there any further assistance I can get from Whizlabs?

Yes, you will get full support for any query related to the AWS Solutions Architect Associate exam certification while preparing through our mock exams or video course. Your query will be handled by the certified AWS SME (Subject Matter Expert) & response will be provided in due course.

5. How long is the license valid after the purchase?

Our simulators and video courses have a lifetime license/validity. Once you have purchased, you can access it for a lifetime.

6. Can I try the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate free test before purchasing the whole practice test?

Yes. We are offering AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate free test with 20 practice questions for the free evolution of our tool. You can try it before you purchase the full-length practice test. Also, you will find the 15% discount coupon inside the free test that you can apply to the purchase of AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Practice Tests and Video Course.

7. How do I become an AWS certified Solution Architect Associate?

  • The AWS Solution Architect Associate exam duration is 80 minutes and features multiple-choice questions. You may approximately get 65-70 questions in the certification exam.
  • You have to register for appearing real exam (AWS Certification exams are administered at Kryterion testing centers). You will have to pay $150 at the time of registering for the exam.
  • This exam tests your in-depth knowledge of the most important services used by a solutions architect in his/her day to day job. You will have to enroll for training or practice yourself with all the concepts before appearing for the real exam.
  • Take the exam on the scheduled date and pass with flying colors!!!

8. What is the validity of the AWS Solutions Architect Associate certification?

AWS Solutions Architect Associate certification comes with the validity of three years from the date certified. You need to recertify after three years to maintain your certification status.  

9. Is it worth getting an AWS certification while pursuing a bachelor’s degree in computer science?

Yes, there are a number of opportunities for the AWS certified candidates. If you hold an AWS certification while coming out of the college with a bachelor’s degree, it will be a great advantage for your career. 

10. How many questions are on AWS Solutions Architect Associate exam?

There is no official announcement from Amazon for the fixed number of questions in this exam. Also, AWS keeps it changing for users without informing the public. However, hearing from the experience of the exam takes, ideally exam would present you 55-70 questions in this exam.

11. What are the important domains covered in the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam (SAA-C02)?

The domains covered in the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam (SAA-C02) are:


12. How much time will I get to complete the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam?

You will get 130 minutes to complete the 55-70 multiple-choice and multiple-answer questions in the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam. Also, you will need a minimum of 72% score to pass the certification exam.

13. How Whizlabs gives a guarantee to pass AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Certification exam through the AWS practice exam and AWS online training course?

We are offering 675+ practice questions and 17+ hours of training videos for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam.  This AWS certification course is designed to help you understand the technical concepts covered in the main exam.


Also, we have a team of AWS experts who is ready to clarify any queries within 24 hours. This would be sufficient to pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Certification with proper dedication and hard work.

14. Which AWS certification should I choose?

Currently, AWS offers 12 certifications, which includes 1 foundation-level certification, 3 associate-level certifications, 2 professional-level certifications, and 6 specialty-level certifications. As there is no prerequisite for any AWS certification, as per your skills, knowledge, experience, and expertise you can choose and take one or more certifications.

Here is the complete list of AWS Certification Training Courses. 

15. Do you update the question bank with the latest updates?

Yes. AWS revises the exam syllabus based on the current trends, to meet the industry standards. We have SMEs who monitor the changes into the exam syllabus and update the questions to ensure that we provide up to date preparation material to our students.

16. Does Whizlabs Offer any Subscription Plan?

Yes, we offer the Annual Subscription in which you get all the Whizlabs training courses worth $2500+ at $99 only. With Whizlabs subscription, you will get unlimited access to all the courses and hands-on labs with Premium Support for one year.

17. Do you provide a course completion certificate?

Yes, we provide a course completion certificate for online training courses. Once you watch the video course by 100% / complete an online course, you get a course completion certificate that is signed by our CEO.

18. How long is the license valid after the purchase?

Our simulators and video courses have a lifetime license/validity. Once you have purchased, you can access it for a lifetime.

1. Does the Whizlabs blog cover any technical topic for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam preparation?

2. What are the abilities validated in the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification exam?

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification exam (SAA-C02) is intended for the candidates who perform a Solutions Architect role. This exam measures and validate the skills of candidates to architect and deploy robust, reliable, and secure applications on AWS technologies. Followings are abilities validated in the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification exam:

  • To define a solution according to the architectural design principles  of AWS, as per the customer requirements
  • To provide guidance to an organization regarding the implementation of best practices throughout the lifecycle of a project.

3. What are the important topics for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam preparation (SAA-C02)?

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam is designed to test the fundamental skills of the candidate on the AWS platform. Here is the list of important topics to focus on while preparing for the AWS Solutions Architect Associate certification exam (SAA-C02):

  • AWS DataSync
  • AWS Organizations
  • AWS Global Accelerator
  • VPC Peering vs ClassicLink
  • AWS Resource Access Manager
  • AWS Database Migration Service
  • Amazon FSx 
  • Encrypting an Existing RDS Database
  • Difference between ENAs, ENIs, and EFAs
  • Preventing Circumvention of Amazon CloudFront
  • Placement Groups - Spread vs Cluster vs Partition
  • Different Auto Scaling Policies - Target Tracking Policies
  • Assigning IAM Policies to ECS for Providing S3 Access
  • Amazon CloudFront (OAI/ Signed URLs/ Signed Cookies) 
  • Improve Amazon S3 Performance using CloudFront and Byte-Range Fetches

4. What are the roles and responsibilities of an AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate?

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification exam (SAA-C02) is intended for the candidates who perform a Solutions Architect role. This exam measures and validate the skills of candidates to architect and deploy robust, reliable, and secure applications on AWS technologies. Roles and responsibilities of an AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate are:


  • Identify and define possible technical solutions as per the business requirements
  • Defining structure, characteristics, behavior, features, requirements, and phases of the solution
  • Performing architectural evaluation and analysis throughout the lifecycle of the project
  • Involvement in the development, enhancement, and maintenance of designing process for a robust, available, and scalable design.
  • Accountability and sustainability for current practices, suggestions, and configuration management

5. What is the significance of AWS Global Accelerator?

AWS Global Accelerator service improves the performance and availability of the AWS-based applications for local as well as global users. It creates static IP addresses that act as a specific entry point for your application endpoints in AWS regions (whether be single or multiple). 


Thus, the significance of the AWS Global Accelerator is that it:

  • Improves the global application availability
  • Accelerates your global applications
  • Easily manages the endpoints

6. What is Amazon CloudFront?

Amazon CloudFront is a web service that induces the distribution of the dynamic and static web content among the users. It delivers the content through a worldwide network of data centers, known as edge locations. 


Amazon CloudFront has widely been accepted as the content delivery web service that can integrate itself with other AWS services. Advantages of Amazon CloudFront are:

  • Quick Content Delivery
  • Content Privacy
  • Time-Saving
  • Geo-Targeting
  • Cost-Effective
  • Invalidation

1. What are the benefits of AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification for AWS aspirants?

Some of the important benefits of the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification are as follows:

  • It validates your knowledge and understanding of AWS services and their implementation in the AWS cloud.
  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate is the most demanded associate-level AWS Certification, recommended for all AWS aspirants.
  • It provides you a global recognition for your knowledge, skills, and expertise.
  • AWS certifications are listed amongst one of the top-paying IT certifications in the world.
  • It adds a credential to your resume and thus makes you stand out of the crowd.
  • It helps you to get more opportunities to enhance your career as an AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate.
  • Gets you more chances of being promoted in your current job or get a new job with a higher paycheck.

2. How many free questions are available in the free test?

We are offering a free test with 20 questions. You can enroll for the AWS Solutions Architect Associate free test now.

3. Do I get Free access to the hands-on labs?

Yes, we offer free access to the hands-on labs for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam with the online course and practice tests. We provide labs for all the important topics (like S3, EC2, VPC, SNS, CloudWatch, DynamoDB, CloudFormation, etc) of the AWS Solutions Architect Associate exam, so you can test your knowledge in the AWS environment.

4. How can I start with the Whizlabs hands-on labs?

Whizlabs helps you to get hands-on with various AWS cloud resources and services with hands-on labs. Here is the step by step guide to access Whizlabs hands-on labs.

6. What is the Exam Retake Policy for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam?

The candidate needs to wait 14 days before they are eligible to retake the exam. The candidate can take any number of exam attempts until he passes. For each exam attempt, the candidate needs to pay the full registration fee. 

7. Can I purchase exam voucher from Whizlabs?

No, we do not provide an exam voucher. You have to directly purchase the same from Amazon. AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification exam cost is $150; that is the same across countries. You can also buy the exam voucher from Xvoucher, an authorized third-party distributor.

8. How can I reschedule an AWS Certification exam?

You can cancel or reschedule your exam up to 24 hours before your scheduled appointment without additional fees.

To reschedule or cancel your exam, go to your AWS Certification Account and click either the "Manage PSI Exams" or "Manage Pearson VUE exams" button.

9. How to prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam?

If you want to pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam in the first attempt, you should follow the right path for your preparation. Steps you need to follow while preparing for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam are:

10. What is the average salary of a certified AWS Solutions Architect Associate?

According to the report by Global Knowledge, the average AWS Solutions Architect Associate salary is $149,446. 

11. I am a non-technical person/fresher, can I take the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam?

Yes, even if you are a non-technical person/fresher, you can take the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam. The recommended requirement to take up the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam is to have the basic knowledge of cloud services, platform, and best practices with one year of hands-on experience on the AWS platform. Even if you are a fresher or have a non-technical background, you can take the AWS platform Solutions Architect Associate exam. 


Also, you can get hands-on with AWS by using AWS free tier account. There is no prerequisite for any AWS certification. So, after gaining some experience of working with the AWS platform, you can validate your AWS skills with the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam to become an AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate.


If you are a fresher, it is recommended to take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam first to validate your fundamental AWS knowledge. You can also check our blog on How to Start Career as an AWS Solutions Architect.

12. Which AWS certification should I choose?

Currently, AWS offers 12 certifications, which includes 1 foundation-level certification, 3 associate-level certifications, 2 professional-level certifications, and 6 specialty-level certifications. If you’re a fresher, I would recommend you to go for the foundation level AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam first, then you should move to the Associate level certification i.e. AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate.

Here is the complete list of AWS Certification and AWS Certification Training Courses. 


13. How can I reschedule an AWS Certification exam?

You can cancel or reschedule your exam up to 24 hours before your scheduled appointment without additional fees.

To reschedule or cancel your exam, go to your AWS Certification Account and click either the "Manage PSI Exams" or "Manage Pearson VUE exams" button.

14. What is the Exam Retake Policy for the AWS Certification exam?

The candidate needs to wait 14 days before they are eligible to retake the exam. The candidate can take any number of exam attempts until he passes. For each exam attempt, the candidate needs to pay the full registration fee. But the beta exam takers can take the exam once only. 

15. Apart from mock exams/video courses, is there any further assistance I can get from Whizlabs?

Yes, you will get full support for any query related to the certification while preparing through our mock exams/video courses. Your query will be handled by the certified SME (Subject Matter Expert) & response will be provided in due course.

1. Do you offer a Money-Back Guarantee for Whizlabs training courses?

Yes, we offer a 100% unconditional money-back guarantee for our training courses. If you don’t clear the exam for any reason, you can apply for a full refund. 


Please note that we only refund the amount paid for the Whizlabs training course, not the certification exam cost. For more details, we recommend you to check our Refund Policy

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Yes, you can avail up to 50% discount on the purchase of more than 10 products at a time. For more details, please feel free to write here. A member of our support staff will respond back as soon as possible.

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We accept payments through different gateways like PayPal, CCAvenue, Stripe, etc.

1. After purchasing the Training Course from Whizlabs, how can I clarify my technical questions?

We have a dedicated team of subject-matter experts (SME) who will answer all of your queries that are submitted through our Learning Management System (LMS) interface. You will receive responses within 24 hours of the submission of the question.

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