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Cloud computing courses for government employees: Register at no cost

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

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is now offering the AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials Day and AWS Technical Essentials Day courses virtually to government workers interested in learning about the cloud. These instructor-led courses will be offered online starting Monday, March 23.

Learn the foundations of cloud computing, storage, and networking on AWS in this one-day course for anyone who wants to get started using AWS. No pre-requisites required.

Mark your calendar

Register for one of the four available sessions below:

Cloud Practitioner Essentials

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 you 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.

Monday, March 23, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST
Monday, March 30, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST

AWS Technical Essentials

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.

Friday March 27, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST
Friday April 3, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST

**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.

What to expect

These one-day virtual trainings will focus on:

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