AWS Training and Certification Blog

Category: Announcements

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 […]

AWS Academy educators support students globally in the shift to online learning

To protect the health and safety of their students and faculty, higher education institutions around the world have made a quick and essential shift from in-person to online classes. For some institutions and educators well-versed in online delivery, the transition has been smooth. Within the AWS Academy community, we’ve seen educators quickly shift their courses […]

Cloud skills are in demand: Share your AWS Certification achievement

Today, we are announcing enhancements to our AWS Certification digital badges to make it even easier to share certification achievements and be recognized by your employer and peers for AWS Cloud skills. AWS Certification helps you build credibility and confidence by validating your cloud skills with industry-recognized credentials. We provide digital badges as a benefit […]

New AWS security classroom course – giving you confidence in cloud security

If you ask Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) what keeps them up at night, it shouldn’t come as any surprise that cloud security is a leading concern. Dozens of new positions in cloud security have been created to address the complexities of securing the cloud, including Chief Information Security Officers (CISO), Security Analysts, Security Consultants, Data […]

AWS Training and Certification always available to you

For years, AWS Training and Certification has offered free, on-demand courses, as well as live in-person and virtual classes, to help you and your team learn new cloud skills and services when and where it’s convenient for you. AWS digital and virtual classroom trainings are an ideal way for learners who are unable to travel […]

AWS Certification exams now available virtually for added convenience and flexibility

Editor’s Note 3 February 2021: The latest information on AWS Certification testing options is available on our website. Looking for tips for your online proctored exam? Check out our post “5 tips for a successful online-proctored AWS Certification exam.”   AWS Certifications help you build your credibility and confidence by validating your cloud expertise with […]