AWS Training and Certification Blog

Category: Announcements

AWS re/Start brings cloud skills development to Toronto, Canada

AWS re/Start has created its first program cohort in Canada. The AWS re/Start program in Ontario is delivered in collaboration with Youth Employment Services (YES), a non-profit employment agency that helps low-income and vulnerable youth in the Toronto area and beyond find and maintain employment. With nearly 813,000 young Canadians (age 15-24) displaced from their […]

Surprise! Bonus episode of AWS Power Hour: Machine Learning

We are excited to announce that AWS Power Hour: Machine Learning is back (sooner than expected) with a bonus 8th episode! If you missed the 7-episode series earlier this summer, you can catch all the episodes via recorded streams, and mark your calendar for Episode 8 next Thursday, September 24 at 4 p.m. PST on […]

Advance your AWS Media Services skills with two new digital courses

Are you interested in learning about the daily operations of media services? Ever considered creating high-quality video for broadcast or video-on-demand? We’ve released two new courses that can help you: AWS Elemental MediaLive Primer and AWS Elemental MediaConvert Primer. Each 60-minute, intermediate level course includes short, 10-30 minute modules, making it easier for you to […]

Check out episode 5 for more machine learning fun on Twitch

Last week marked the fourth episode of AWS Power Hour: Machine Learning series, but if you’re still catching up, it’s not too late to catch the previous episodes via the recorded streams! And make sure you join us for episode 5 this Thursday, August 20 at 4 p.m. PST on Twitch. What’s on deck this […]

New training helps build skills for AWS cost management

In a 451 Research survey, 80 percent of respondents acknowledged having a poor understanding of financial management as it relates to cloud costs. These same respondents acknowledged this lack of understanding resulted in a negative impact on their business, including deceleration of cloud adoption, slower innovation, decreased quality of service, underutilized resources, and increased costs. […]

Introducing new machine learning training series on Twitch: save the date

Do you want to build an application with artificial intelligence (AI) but don’t know how to get started with Machine Learning (ML)? Join AWS expert hosts Jon Dion and Kirsten Dupart for a new Twitch show called AWS Power Hour: Machine Learning from AWS Training and Certification. This blog outlines when the series will stream, […]

AWS re/Start program announces first cohort in Australia

Today, we announced the launch of the first AWS re/Start program cohort in Australia—our first cohort in Asia Pacific. It joins our AWS re/Start cohort locations across Europe and North America to help individuals around the globe launch cloud careers. With more than one million Australians predicted to be unemployed during the first half of […]

Reskilling initiative helps individuals in Boston and Washington, D.C. launch careers in the cloud

According to Forbes, “advanced cloud and security skills are in higher demand than ever before; however, there is a significant lack of qualified, skilled professionals.” This skills gap is expected to grow. Nearly 80 percent of IT decision makers see hiring as a challenge according to the 2019 Global Knowledge IT Skills and Salary report. […]

Introducing new AWS + Udacity machine learning scholarship program

If you read our recent blog post on learning Machine Learning (ML) with AWS Training and Certification, you know that we offer many different ways to get started with learning ML, from free digital training to virtual classroom courses, and beyond. One thing we didn’t touch on, however, is our collaboration with digital training partners […]