CCC Internet of Things (IoT) Foundation Self-study Guide

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The Cloud Credential Council (CCC) Internet of Things Foundation™ certification is a business-oriented, non-technical certification designed to develop a base-level understanding of IoT concepts, terminology, and associated business perspectives.

Certificate Internet of Things Foundation
Duration 16 hours
Accreditor Cloud Credential Council
Delivery format Self-Study e-book, Exam Voucher, Practice Questions, Mock Exam, Exam Preparation Guide



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Course Details

Course Outline

Module 1: Course Introduction

Module 2: Internet of Things – Concepts and Types 

  • Fundamentals Concepts of IoT
  • Evolution and Types of IoT

Module 3: Business Orientation

  • Drivers of IoT
  • Benefits of a Connected World
  • IoT Business: Opportunities and Maturity Model
  • IoT Monetization Strategies and Models

Module 4: Basic Building Blocks of IoT Architecture

  •     Architecture of IoT Components
  •     Edge and Fog Computing

Module 5: IoT Protocol Stack and Network Connectivity Protocols

  • IoT Communications
  • IoT Protocol Stack
  • IoT Networks – Proximity
  • IoT Networks – WPAN
  • IoT Networks – WLAN and WNAN
  • IoT Networks – WWAN (Cellular and LPWAN)

Module 6: IoT and Digital Transformative Technologies 

  • IoT and Cloud, Fog and Edge Computing
  • IoT and Big Data Analytics
  • IoT and Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotics, and Drones
  • IoT and Emerging Technologies
  • IoT Simulated Hands-on Lab

Module 7: IoT Security 

  • IoT Security Challenges
  • OWASP IoT Top 10 Precautions
  • Real-life IoT Security and Privacy breaches
  • IoT Security Measures

Module 8: IoT Case Studies and Future Predictions

  • IoT Usage Scenarios and Case Studies
  • IoT Growth Perspectives
  • IoT Future Predictions 

Course Description

The Cloud Credential Council (CCC) Internet of Things Foundation certification is a business-oriented, non-technical certification designed to develop a base-level understanding of IoT concepts, terminology, and associated business perspectives.

IoT has a wide disruptive effect on how organizations transfer data in the 21st century and its impact is expected to grow exponentially in the foreseeable future. Major technology companies such as Microsoft, Huawei, GE, Cisco, AT&T, Google, Fujitsu, and IBM have all recognized the great growth opportunities underlying IoT and invested accordingly. Driving improvements in productivity, increasing operational efficiency and developing new business models are only some of the promises of IoT.

Obtaining IoT expertise has become a necessity rather than an option for any organization undergoing a rapid digital transformation journey. While there is an increasing demand for IoT skills and competences, only a few professionals can currently claim to know the thorough fundamentals of IoT.

The industry-recognized CCC Internet of Things Foundation course ensures you are ready to add value to organizations of diverse industries and dimensions. It does so through highly interactive and thought-provoking discussions which focus on:

  • Group exploration and discussions
  • Lab exercises which allow learners to experience IoT applications 
  • Case study scenarios for IoT
  • End of Module questions


The following departments benefit from CCC Internet of Things Foundation-certified professionals:

  • Administrative/Management
  • Customer Service
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Operations
  • Research & Development
  • Other

CCC Internet of Things Foundation jobs include:

  • Application Consultants
  • CXO’s, Board Members, & Business Operation Heads 
  • Cyber Security Specialists
  • Data Scientists
  • Developers
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Program / Project  / Product Managers
  • R&D Department Managers
  • Research / Security / Software Engineers
  • Solution Architects
  • Support Specialists
  • System Administrators / Architects / Analysts / Designers / Engineers
  • Technology Enthusiasts

Learning Objectives

Once you become CCC Internet of Things-certified, you will be able to:

  • Define concepts and terminologies of IoT
  • Examine new devices and interfaces that are driving IoT growth
  • Relate to business perspectives of IoT (advantages of early adoption of IoT technologies)
  • Predict the implications of IoT for your business
  • Examine the role of enabling technologies for IoT, such as cloud computing and Big Data
  • Identify security and governance issues with IoT
  • Examine future growth opportunities of IoT in the coming years

Delivery format

  1. Self-Study e-book
  2. Exam Voucher
  3. Practice Questions
  4. Mock Exam
  5. Exam Preparation Guide

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Possessing a basic understanding of Cloud Computing characteristics and Big Data. Internet and Networking concepts are recommended but not required for the completion of the certification.

Please note that if an exam voucher is included, you are able to schedule your exam for up to twelve months.

Course Duration

Certificate: Internet of Things Foundation

Duration: 16 hours

Domain: IT Governance and Strategy

Delivery Method:

  • Self-Study e-book
  • Exam Voucher
  • Practice Questions
  • Mock Exam
  • Exam Preparation Guide

Accreditation: Cloud Credential Council

How to pass the CCC Internet of Things (IoT) Foundation Exam

Delivery: Online

Format: Closed Book

Proctoring: Web proctored

Duration: 60 minutes (15 minutes additional for non-native English Speakers)

Number of questions: 40 simple multiple choice

Pass grade: 65%

Scheduling Your CCC Internet of Things (IoT) Foundation Exam

You will be able to use the voucher provided with the training material. Once you feel comfortable with the content of the course, our service desk will book the Cloud Credential Council (official CCC Internet of Things (IoT) Foundation exam provider) exam for you.

ITpreneurs made it easy to navigate the information available to obtain my certification. The instructions that followed upon purchasing the materials made for a stress-free process to register for my examination.

Erin Campbell

Deloitte Canada

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