The AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate examination is intended for individuals who perform a solutions architect role. This exam validates an examinee’s ability to effectively demonstrate knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies.
It validates an examinee’s ability to:
- Define a solution using architectural design principles based on customer requirements.
- Provide implementation guidance based on best practices to the organisation throughout the lifecycle of the project.
AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Exam Objectives
This exam tests the examinee’s core knowledge and experience against the following domains. The exam is divided across these domains based on the weightings shown:
|Domain 1: Design Resilient Architectures|
|Domain 2: Define Performant Architectures|
|Domain 3: Specify Secure Applications and Architectures|
|Domain 4: Design Cost-Optimized Architectures|
|Domain 5: Define Operationally Excellent Architectures|
Practice Exam Breakdown
|Number of Exam Sets||Number of Questions per Exam||Time Assessment||Pass Mark||Number of Retakes|
|4 Exams||65 Questions||130 Minutes||70%||Unlimited|
There are two types of questions on the examination:
- Multiple-choice: Has one correct response and three incorrect responses (distractors).
- Multiple-response: Has two correct responses out of five/six options.