AWS Training and Certification Blog

Upskilling Asia Pacific to stay competitive in the digital economy

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is focused on helping close the skills gap, and today we are excited to announce that we have trained over 5 million people across APAC with cloud skills since 2017. While we’re proud to reach this important milestone, our work doesn’t stop here. We are deeply committed to our training mission and we know reskilling and upskilling will make workers more efficient, organizations more productive, and economies more robust in the coming year.

Dive into interactive learning built for your industry with AWS Industry Quest

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the launch of AWS Industry Quest, a new interactive, game-based learning experience to help individuals and organizations develop the skills they need to build solutions for common use cases in their industry. Starting today, professionals and teams can play AWS Industry Quest: Financial Services to learn and build solutions for fraud prevention, data lakes for financial services, serverless deposit accounts, and more—with more industries to come.

New courses and updates from AWS Training and Certification in November 2022

Check out the new courses and offerings from AWS Training and Certification in November 2022: our third learning path for AWS Jam Journey and 12 digital courses to help you learn about migration to AWS, Amazon Detective, Amazon ECR, Amazon EKS Anywhere, Migration Hub Refactor Spaces, Amazon DocumentDB, Amazon Connect, and modern data analytics (for AWS Partners). We also have an updated AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional exam, and an exam prep course for AWS Certified Advanced Networking – Specialty.

Build your cloud skills at AWS re:Invent 2022

Are you looking for ways to accelerate your cloud skills and make valuable new connections? The 11th annual AWS re:Invent conference is almost here, and we hope you’ll join us in Las Vegas from November 28 through December 2. As always, the AWS Training and Certification team will be on hand to answer your questions, […]

How an employee leaderboard helped transform training at Globe Group

As a leading digital solutions platform and telecommunications provider in the Philippines, Globe Group serves 90 million mobile subscribers and 3.4 million home broadband customers. Maintaining that leadership position in the increasingly competitive telecommunications industry relies on its cloud-first business strategy and in attracting the most technically adept employees—and retaining them longer. Learn how Globe’s focus on cloud skills training continues to pay off in modernizing and future-proofing its organization.

Learn how to build Modern Data Analytics Solutions on AWS

Our collection of instructor-led training courses, called the Building Modern Data Analytics Solutions on AWS, teaches data teams and developers how to build a truly modern data analytics solution on AWS. You will learn how to use AWS for data movement, data storage, big data analytics, data lakes, streaming analytics, business intelligence, and machine learning (ML).

New courses and updates from AWS Training and Certification in October 2022

Check out new AWS Jam Journey: Networking, an AWS Builder Lab featuring the EC2 Serial Console, Pearson VUE is to become the sole delivery vendor for AWS Certification exams, updates to AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional, AWS Certified Developer – Associate, and AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional – and more!

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional content outline updated to align with latest trends and innovations

Registration for the updated AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional exam is open now. This updated version aligns with the AWS Well-Architected Framework and focuses on specific pillars such as reliability and resilience. The first date to take the updated exam is November 15, 2022. Candidates who are preparing for the current exam will need to take it by November 14, 2022.