AWS Training and Certification Blog

Category: Announcements

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. […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Free AWS Training webinars to grow your cloud skills

AWS Training and Certification has launched a series of free, live virtual training events, each led by an accredited AWS instructor with real-time Q&A chat support. In this blog post, we provide information on when the classes are hosted, why you should participate, and what free course types we are offering. You can register for […]

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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. […]

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Announcing new role-based learning paths for AWS Media Services

We’re excited to announce the launch of three, role-based learning paths for AWS Media Services. Our AWS Training and Certification curriculum for Media Services offers over 30 courses and hands-on labs that can help you learn to design and develop media solutions, master the skills needed for daily operations of services, and choose the solutions […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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