AWS Training and Certification Blog

Category: Announcements

New AWS Cloud Technology Consultant Professional Certificate now available on Coursera

Available now on Coursera, the AWS Cloud Consultant Professional Certificate is a holistic, nine-course program that will take an aspiring professional with little or no technical knowledge and provide them with the skills, knowledge, and context to understand the what, why, and how to become a successful AWS Cloud Consultant. Learn all about the courses and start your journey today.

New courses and certification offerings from AWS Training and Certification in December 2023

Dive into our 21 new digital training products on AWS Skill Builder, including seven new game-based and interactive trainings and certification preparation courses to help you build AWS Cloud expertise, from AWS Industry Quest: Manufacturing and Automotive, AWS Card Clash, to the new AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam prep resource, AWS Escape Room. You can also recertify for your AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner by playing the beta AWS Cloud Quest: Cloud Practitioner Recertify – no need to take an exam. We also have four new learning plans with digital badges to guide your knowledge-building, and for executives, we’ve added cloud education for Chief Human Resource Officers and for executives wanting to build their security know-how.

New AWS skills initiatives help APAC get AI-ready

From Japan to Indonesia, and further south to New Zealand, organizations and individuals from diverse communities are actively embracing and integrating the latest and most advanced technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), to improve their lives and work. AWS Training and Certification is helping them build the skills they need to innovate today and tomorrow.

Compass UOL cloud job training program exclusively for AWS re/Start graduates in Brazil

Compass UOL, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) partner specializing in digital transformation services, has hired 14 graduates of the Brazil AWS re/Start program into the Compass Academy program. Compass Academy provides internships with on-the-job technical training, in areas such as cloud development, data engineering, machine learning, cyber security and DevSecOps, among others, with mentoring from Compass UOL professionals. In partnership with AWS, the company plans to add 50 new positions exclusively to AWS re/Start graduates in 2024.

Introducing the AWS Builder Lab Observability Hub at re: Invent 2023

This year at AWS re:Invent 2023, we are launching the AWS Observability Hub, which will display LIVE Amazon CloudWatch dashboards showing some of the Observability we care about from the AWS Builder Labs experience, from a business, developer, and support perspective. Come see it in action at the Mandalay Bay.

New courses and certification updates from AWS Training and Certification in November 2023

In November, we launched 16 digital training products on AWS Skill Builder, including 9 new AWS Builder Labs and self-serve AWS Jam events in AWS Skill Builder subscription. For executives, we’ve added more digital training to help you build your knowledge of cloud – this time for small business owners and risk and compliance officers. For AWS Partners in technical roles, check out the major update to the classroom course AWS Partner: Advanced Migrating on AWS.

Top 4 reasons to launch your cloud career with AWS Cloud Institute

As cloud technology prevails, the need for skilled professionals who can build and innovate on the cloud is paramount. AWS Cloud Institute is a virtual cloud-skills training program that will help you launch your career as a cloud developer in as little as one year – regardless of your technical background. Learn four reasons why the timing’s right to launch your cloud career with AWS Cloud Institute.

Rev up your career with AWS Partner Certification Readiness Programs

AWS Partner Certification Readiness programs are designed to help partner learners preparing for AWS Certification exams speed up their journey. Using a combination of live study sessions, which are also recorded and available on demand, online resources, optional AWS Builder Labs, and AWS Certification Official Practice Exams, it is specifically tailored to people who are looking to gain knowledge as quickly as possible and put it into action.

How VMware partnered with AWS to nurture a culture of sustainability

Learn how we helped VMware build a culture of sustainable software development practices, in particular working jointly to help the VMware Tanzu CloudHealth research and development team. Through training initiatives, foundational cultural adaptations, and AWS Well-Architected Framework guidance on their sustainable development and production workloads, we’ve helped Tanzu CloudHealth incorporate sustainable practices in their software development lifecycle. Their journey presents an example of how AWS, with partners like VMware, can help customers incorporate a culture of sustainability into engineering practices and product development.