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Additional no-cost foundational cloud education training for government-specific use cases

Are you a U.S. government employee who is interested in learning about cloud computing?

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training and Certification team is launching an additional no-cost virtual series of foundational courses to help you better understand the AWS Cloud, relevant products, common solutions, and architectural best practices for the U.S. government.

Whether you are just getting started with the cloud, exploring new proficiencies like machine learning, or sharpening existing skills, AWS training can help you get mission ready. Interact with live AWS accredited instructors, ask questions, and get on-the-spot, practical help.

Government specific course offerings include “AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials Day for Federal Government” and “AWS Technical Essentials Day for Federal Government.” Sign up for a recommended virtual course today. No pre-requisites required.

Reserve your seat

Register for one of the available sessions below:

AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials Day for Federal Government

This fundamentals-level course is intended for individuals who want an overall understanding of the AWS Cloud—independent of specific technical roles. The course provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS services, security, architecture, pricing, and support to enable you to build your cloud skills and grow your professional credibility. This course also helps prepare you for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

This course is intended for sales, legal, marketing, business analysts, project managers, and IT-related professionals.

June 1st | AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials Day for U.S. Federal Government

AWS Technical Essentials Day for Federal Government

In this introductory course, you will learn about AWS products, services, and common solutions. You will learn the fundamentals of identifying AWS services so that you can make informed decisions about IT solutions based on your business requirements.

This course is intended for individuals that need to understand the technical benefits of AWS services, individuals interested in learning how to get started with AWS, SysOps administrators, solutions architects, and developers.

May 11th | AWS Technical Essentials Day for FedGov

May 18th | AWS Technical Essentials Day for FedGov

What to expect

Key AWS services covered in these one-day virtual trainings include:

These courses will cover topics such as:

  • What the cloud is and how it works
  • Terminology and concepts related to the AWS platform
  • Differences between AWS service domains and use cases
  • Government applications of AWS offerings, like AWS GovCloud (US)
  • Key concepts of AWS security measures
  • AWS services tailored to government application
  • Billing, account management, and pricing models for the AWS platform

**As a reminder these no-cost versions of the AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials and AWS Tech Essentials do not include PDF copies of the presented slide deck.

For more learning resources, please visit the Training and Certification for U.S. government website.