AWS re/Start

Preparing unemployed and underemployed individuals for cloud careers through classroom-based training


Helping people launch careers in the cloud

AWS re/Start is a full-time, classroom-based skills development and training program that prepares individuals for careers in the cloud and connects them to potential employers. A technology background is not required to apply. The program is focused on unemployed or underemployed individuals, including military veterans, their families, and young people.

Through scenario-based learning, hands-on labs, and coursework, learners can gain the technical and soft skills they need for an entry-level cloud role. AWS re/Start also provides learners with resume and interview coaching to prepare them for employer meetings and interviews.

About the Curriculum

AWS re/Start curriculum teaches AWS Cloud fundamentals to help learners succeed in entry-level cloud positions. Through scenario-based exercises, hands-on labs, and coursework, learners build Linux, Python, networking, security, and relational database skills.

Learners receive job-specific training on building effective front-line support, troubleshooting, escalation, and task automation techniques. AWS re/Start also provides learners with professional skills including effective communication, collaboration, resume writing, and interview coaching to prepare them for employer meetings and interviews.

Learner Profile:

Note that learner qualifications can differ depending on location and collaborating organization. For more information about learner qualifications and applications, see the How to apply for AWS re/Start section to click through to the learner application sites organized by country. The program is offered at no cost to learners.
 
  • Full-time availability to attend training Monday–Friday for the course duration (typically 12 weeks)
  • Ability to start a full-time job after course completion
  • Excitement to launch a career in cloud computing
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

Program Benefits

Access free, in-person, skills-based training

Join a local cohort of 25 individuals in full-time, classroom-based training to launch a cloud career.

Build skills aligned to AWS Certification

Once learners have built AWS Cloud computing skills through hands-on experience, they can prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam with complimentary access to practice exams and full exams.

Connect with employers & start your career

Learners receive resume and interview coaching to prepare for employer meetings and interviews.

How to apply for AWS re/Start

Are you experiencing unemployment or underemployment and want to learn more about AWS re/Start? AWS re/Start works with different local collaborating organizations to deliver the program around the world. These organizations share our mission of building a diverse global pipeline of entry-level trained talent. To learn more and apply, please contact the AWS re/Start program in your country by selecting your region, country, and organization from the menu, below.

If you don’t see a country listed below, check back as new locations are added.

  • Asia Pacific

    • Australia
      Organization Description
      FDM » FDM is a strategic talent provider that fills specialty skills gaps and builds diverse tech talent.
      Academy IT » Academy IT is a Registered Training Organisation with technical training in South Australia.
      Goanna Solutions » Goanna Solutions is an Indigenous Australian-owned enterprise for IT training and hiring services.
    • India
      Organization Description
      Edujobs Academy Pvt. Ltd. » EduJobs Academy is an award-winning skill development organization in India.
      Generation India Foundation  » Generation India Foundation is a nonprofit focused on education and career placement.
      iPRIMED Education Solutions Pvt Ltd » iPRIMED Education Solutions Pvt Ltd is a talent transformation organization creating a strong pipeline of talent.
      Rooman Technologies » Rooman Technologies is an IT skilling organization with a mission to empower people, society, and businesses.
      EduBridge » EduBridge is an Integrated Workforce Development Organization for the career development of unemployed youth.
      Tech Mahindra Foundation » Tech Mahindra Foundation is focused on building the vision of Empowerment through Education.
      Vinsys » Vinsys is a learning and consulting provider for products & services that empower people with in-demand skills.
    • Indonesia
      Organization Description
      Orbit Ventura » Orbit Ventura is a training company specializing in large scale multi-geographic outcomes.
    • Malaysia
      Organization Description
      UNITAR » UNITAR International University’s vision is to accelerate innovative global learning solutions for a sustainable future.
    • New Zealand
      Organization Description
      Te Pūkenga » Te Pūkenga is a New Zealand Government organization creating a network of vocational and applied learning.
    • Pakistan
      Organization Description
      LearnTech.pk » Learntech.pk is an Ed-tech company based in Pakistan.
    • Philippines
      Organization Description
      Edukasyon.ph » Edukasyon.ph is a learner-oriented group providing educational and career development.
    • Singapore
      Organization Description
      Lithan » Lithan is a training organization endorsed by Singapore's ministry of education.
    • Sri Lanka
      Organization Description
      CurveUp » CurveUp is a business development org focused on helping individuals learn and empower themselves.
    • Vietnam
      Organization Description
      AI Education (AIE), Cloud Kinetics (CK) & FutureSkills » AIE, CK & FutureSkills are closing the gap between academia and workforce requirements in Vietnam.
  • Europe

    • Belgium
      Organization Description
      MolenGeek » MolenGeek is a tech ecosystem making the technology sector accessible to all.
      Multimedi »
      Multimedi BV is an IT education company focussed on hands-on education re-skilling people into IT.
    • Denmark
      Organization Description
      Convision A/S » Convision A/S is an IT-consultancy based in Copenhagen.
    • Finland
      Organization Description
      Integrify » Integrify Academy is a platform that provides Full Stack and Data Science training for individuals.
    • France
      Organization Description
      La Plateforme »
      La Plateforme is a developer and IT engineer school offering free tuition for all audiences.
      Simplon »
      Simplon offers free, project-based, and intensive training to underserved individuals.
    • Germany
      Organization Description
      brainymotion » brainymotion is an education institution offering practical training for all industries and profiles.
      Codingschule » Codingschule is a non-profit educational institution that helps people learn skills to join the digital transformation.
      Digital Career Institute (DCI) » Digital Career Institute (DCI) is a non-profit focused on educating people in technology.
      neue fische - School and Pool for Digital Talent » neue fische - School and Pool for Digital Talent is a bootcamp provider in Germany for launching a tech career.
    • Ireland
      Organization Description
      Generation » Generation is a global nonprofit organization focused on connecting people with employment.
    • Italy
      Organization Description
      Fondazione ENGIM Top-IX » Fondazione ENGIM is an Italian education organization and TOP-IX is a non-profit consortium.
    • Netherlands
      Organization Description
      Multimedi »
      Multimedi BV is an IT education company focussed on hands-on education re-skilling people into IT.
      Refugee Talent Hub »
      Refugee Talent Hub brings together employers and refugees with paid employment opportunities.
      TechGrounds » TechGrounds is a coding school, incubator, and co-working set up supporting IT and tech careers.
    • Norway
      Organization Description
      Convision » Convision A/S is an IT-consultancy based in Copenhagen.
      Inno-Sci » Inno-Sci, a digital STEM program, prepares you for the future of work, designed by industry and university experts.
    • Spain
      Organization Language Description
      Learn Work Explore 
      English »
      Learn Work Explore helps youth to gain international paid work or internships.
      Spanish » Learn Work Explore ayuda a jóvenes a adquirir experiencia internacional con trabajo o prácticas.
      Talent Incubator at the University of Granada »  The University of Granada Talent Incubator identifies, trains, and advises students to make a difference.
    • Sweden
      Organization Description
      Cornerstone » Cornerstone helps organizations and individuals develop skills through results-based training.
    • Switzerland
      Organization Description
      Powerhouse Romandie » Powerhouse Romandie is a nonprofit that supports disadvantaged people to develop technical skills.
    • United Kingdom
      Organization Description
      Codeatt » CodeAtt is a non-profit teaching life empowerment and industry skills to prison leavers and at-risk youth.
      DevOpsGroup Academy » DevOpsGroup Academy is home to industry-leading experts in DevOps, cloud, and agile training.
      FDM » FDM is a strategic talent provider that fills specialty skills gaps and builds diverse tech talent.
      Generation » Generation is a global nonprofit organization focused on connecting people with employment.
      In4 Group » IN4 Group is an industry 4.0 training, consultancy, and talent recruitment provider.
      Netcom training » Netcom Training is an IT Training Provider that provides dedicated student support and jobs support.
      Primed Talent » Primed Talent Ltd. is a talent transformation organization ensuring skills for industrial cycles.
      Robert Half »
      Robert Half helps employers find their next great hire by connecting them with AWS re/Start graduates.
      Tech Talent Academy » Tech Talent Academy is a training provider creating a fair and fit-for-purpose tech industry.
      UpSkill Digital »
      UpSkill Digital empowers learners from marginalised communities and backgrounds across the UK.
      Westminster Adult Education Service » Westminster Adult Education Service is an adult education provider enabling achievement of career aspirations.
  • Latin America

    • Argentina
      Organization Description
      Fundación Compromiso » Fundación Compromiso is a non-profit supporting Potrero Digital, learning centers for digital trade employment.
      Fundacion Forge » Fundación Forge is a nonprofit that helps low-income youth through work, learning, and community.
    • Brazil
      Organization Description
      Fundación Compromiso » Fundación Compromiso is a non-profit supporting Potrero Digital, learning centers for digital trade employment.
      Instituto da Oportunidade Social (IOS) »
      IOS is a non-profit that helps youth and people with disabilities launch careers in technology.
      UNISUAM »
      UNISUAM helps learners gain job-specific skills, connect with employers, and start cloud careers.
    • Chile
      Organization Description
      Fundacion Forge » Fundación Forge is a nonprofit that helps low-income youth through work, learning, and community.
      Morris & Opazo »
      Morris & Opazo is a company specialized in providing IT business solutions.
    • Colombia
      Organization Description
      Compensar Employment and Entrepreneurship Agency » Compensar's Employment and Entrepreneurship Agency supports unemployed Colombians and helps them find a job.
      Fundacion Forge » Fundación Forge is a nonprofit that helps low-income youth through work, learning, and community.
      ICONET » ICONET is a cloud-based consulting management platform for independent workers.
      Morris & Opazo » Morris & Opazo is a company specialized in providing IT business solutions.
    • Costa Rica
      Organization Description
      Elev8 » Elev8 is a global learning academy transforming people into technology and digital specialists.
    • Mexico
      Organization Description
      Bootcamp Institute »  Bootcamp is a center of educational excellence throughout Latin America. 
      Fundacion Forge » Fundación Forge is a nonprofit that helps low-income youth through work, learning, and community.
      PLAi »
      PLAi promotes innovation and entrepreneurship to develop skills and abilities in Jalisco.
    • Peru
      Organization Description
      Fundacion Forge » Fundación Forge is a nonprofit that helps low-income youth through work, learning, and community.
      Morris & Opazo »
      Morris & Opazo is a company specialized in providing IT business solutions.
    • Puerto Rico
      Organization Description
      Universidad Ana G. Méndez Universidad Ana G. Méndez is an academic platform preparing individuals for in-demand cloud jobs.
    • Uruguay
      Organization Description
      Fundacion Forge » Fundación Forge is a nonprofit that helps low-income youth through work, learning, and community.
  • Middle East and Africa

    • Bahrain
      Organization Description
      ThinkSmart for Development and Training » ThinkSmart for Development and Training is a Leading ICT Training Provider across the Gulf Region.
    • Botswana
      Organization Description
      Botswana Digital and Innovation Hub » Botswana Digital and Innovation Hub promotes technology, entrepreneurship and commercialisation.
      Orange » Orange seeks to improve young people's employability and promote the local digital ecosystem.
    • Burkina Faso
      Organization Description
      Orange » Orange seeks to improve young people's employability and promote the local digital ecosystem.
    • Cameroon
      Organization Description
      Orange » Orange seeks to improve young people's employability and promote the local digital ecosystem.
    • Côte d’Ivoire
      Organization Description
      Orange » Orange seeks to improve young people's employability and promote the local digital ecosystem.
    • Democratic Republic of the Congo
      Organization Description
      I.T Open Talk Africa (Itot Africa) » Itot Africa is a Congolese startup filling the digital skills gap in French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa.
    • Egypt
      Organization Description
      Egyptian Council for Training and Development »
      Egyptian Council is an educational organization improving skill and knowledge for Egyptians.
      Information Technology Institute (ITI) » Information Technology Institute (ITI) is a reference hub in developing ICT professional talents.
      Orange » Orange seeks to improve young people's employability and promote the local digital ecosystem.
      Sprints » Sprints bridges the tech talent gap between education and employers to improve youth employability.
    • Ethiopia
      Organization Description
      Orange » Orange seeks to improve young people's employability and promote the local digital ecosystem.
    • Ghana
      Organization Description
      getINNOtized » getINNOtized empowers African youth for jobs in Data Science and Software Engineering.
    • Guinea Bissau
      Organization Description
      Orange » Orange seeks to improve young people's employability and promote the local digital ecosystem.
    • Guinea Conakry
      Organization Description
      Orange » Orange seeks to improve young people's employability and promote the local digital ecosystem.
    • Israel
      Organization Description
      Appleseeds » Appleseeds promotes digital equity in Israel through tech, employment, and life skills.
      Analiza Cyber Intelligence » Analiza Cyber is an Israeli educator that specialized in preparation for the Hi-Tech Industry.
    • Jordan
      Organization Description
      CHAMS » CHAMS is a non-profit that operates coding bootcamps for Jordanian and Refugee youths.
      Orange » Orange seeks to improve young people's employability and promote the local digital ecosystem.
    • Kenya
      Organization Description
      getINNOtized »
      getINNOtized empowers African youth for jobs in Data Science and Software Engineering.
    • Liberia
      Organization Description
      Orange » Orange seeks to improve young people's employability and promote the local digital ecosystem.
    • Madagascar
      Organization Description
      Orange » Orange seeks to improve young people's employability and promote the local digital ecosystem.
    • Mali
      Organization Description
      Orange » Orange seeks to improve young people's employability and promote the local digital ecosystem.
    • Morocco
      Organization Description
      Orange » Orange seeks to improve young people's employability and promote the local digital ecosystem.
    • Nigeria
      Organization Description
      Edo Jobs » EdoJobs is an initiative of the Nigerian Edo State government solving the high rate of unemployment.
      Lonadek » Lonadek Global Services is a woman-owned, certified engineering tech and innovation solution company.
    • Palestine
      Organization Description
      Gaza Sky Geeks, a program by Mercy Corps » Gaza Sky Geeks, a program by Mercy Corps, trains, nurtures and supports emerging tech in Palestine.
    • Qatar
      Organization Description
      NAMA » NAMA is a social development center empowering entrepreneurship in Qatar.
    • RCA
      Organization Description
      Orange » Orange seeks to improve young people's employability and promote the local digital ecosystem.
    • RDC
      Organization Description
      Orange » Orange seeks to improve young people's employability and promote the local digital ecosystem.
    • Rwanda
      Organization Description
      getINNOtized »
      getINNOtized empowers African youth for jobs in Data Science and Software Engineering.
    • Senegal
      Organization Description
      Education Development Center (EDC) » Education Development Center Inc. is an international nonprofit devoted to education and training.
      getINNOtized »
      getINNOtized empowers African youth for jobs in Data Science and Software Engineering.
      Orange » Orange seeks to improve young people's employability and promote the local digital ecosystem.
    • Sierra Leone
      Organization Description
      Orange » Orange seeks to improve young people's employability and promote the local digital ecosystem.
    • South Africa
      Organization Description
      Praesignis » Praesignis is an IT services consultancy specializing in data and cloud services management and more.
    • Tunisia
      Organization Description
      CodingLab by RBK Tunisia » ReBootKamp Tunisia is a community delivering innovative learning solutions for youth.
      Orange » Orange seeks to improve young people's employability and promote the local digital ecosystem.
    • Zimbabwe
      Organization Description
      Adept Solutions » Adept Solutions is an ICT Corporate involved in Training, Testing and Consultancy Services.
  • North America

    • Canada
      Organization Description
      FDM » FDM is a strategic talent provider that fills specialty skills gaps and builds diverse tech talent.
      Momentum Community Economic Development Society (Momentum)  » Momentum is a Calgary-based not-for-profit delivering programs that increase economic opportunities.
      Mount Royal University » Mount Royal University’s Faculty of Continuing Education provides professional skilling opportunities for career change.
      Youth Employment Services (YES) » Youth Employment Services (YES) is a nonprofit in Canada helping vulnerable youth find employment.
    • United States
      Organization State Description
      ACI Learning » Colorado, Texas ACI Learning is a leader in audit, cybersecurity, and IT training and certification.
      The Alliance of Technology and Women » Dallas, Texas  Alliance of Technology and Women is a nonprofit committed to increasing the number of women in technology.
      Britepaths » Virginia Britepaths helps struggling families achieve stability through financial literacy and workforce development.
      FDM » New York FDM is a strategic talent provider that fills specialty skills gaps and builds diverse tech talent.
      GenSpark » Georgia GenSpark is a firm dedicated to advancing early-career, underrepresented technology talent.
      Per Scholas » Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Washington D.C.
      Per Scholas is a nonprofit driving positive, proven social change in communities across the U.S.
      SER Jobs for Progress National (Service, Employment, and Redevelopment) » Texas, California, Illinois SER Jobs for Progress National, Inc. is a national, nonprofit organization supporting families across America.
      Tech Talent South »
      Arizona, Georgia, North Carolina, Texas  Tech Talent South is a certified woman owned tech reruiting, training, and staffing company.
      Year Up » California Year Up is a workforce development organization training young adults for meaningful careers.

AWS re/Start: Employer and Graduate Success Stories

Hear from AWS re/Start graduates and employers who have hired AWS re/Start graduates to their team, including Accenture, Direct Line Group, Securestorm, Infinity Works, Hive and more.

Do you have questions?

Learners:

Contact the organization listed above who is delivering AWS re/Start in your country for application and program information. Do you have any additional questions? Ask the AWS re/Start team.

Employers:

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