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Industry’s First Alexa Skill Builder Certification Helps Give Partners a Voice Advantage

By Jennifer Davis, Product Marketing at AWS Training and Certification

Alexa Skill Builder

You can now register for the new AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder – Specialty certification, the industry’s first and only certification that validates your ability to build, test, and publish Alexa Skills.

This offering enables AWS Partner Network (APN) Partners to validate their Alexa and cloud expertise with an industry-recognized credential, building credibility among your clients and prospects.

With Alexa, you can reach customers through more than 100 million Alexa-enabled devices.

“Our clients are looking for more innovative ways to drive engagement with their customers or solving real-world problems using voice and natural language processing,” says Rebecca Gentile, Global Alliance Enablement Director at Slalom, an APN Premier Consulting Partner. “This new certification will enable us to identify new talent, develop our teams, and prepare our clients for the transformative power of Alexa for their businesses.”

The AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder – Specialty certification is recommended for individuals who have six (6) months or equivalent experience developing Alexa Skills, have proficiency in at least one (1) programming language, and have published at least one (1) Alexa Skill.

The exam is available in English at testing centers worldwide for 300 USD.

Learn more about the AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder – Specialty exam >>

About AWS Certification

AWS Certification helps candidates build credibility and confidence with the Amazon Web Services (AWS ) Cloud by validating their expertise with an industry-recognized certification.

Our new Alexa Skill Builder – Specialty certification joins the portfolio for critical roles supporting customer success on the AWS Cloud. With 11 certifications, the choices are yours whether you pursue specialty certifications that evaluate technical expertise in areas such as machine learning and security, or role-based certifications for cloud practitioner, solutions architect, developer, and operations.

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AWS recently tripled the number of testing centers worldwide, so you have even more choices and flexibility when deciding when and where to get AWS Certified.

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