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Find a role in the cloud—even if you’re not technical

Curious about the options for a job in cloud? It’s no longer limited to individuals in historically technical roles. Explore your options at our free Cloud Career Exploration Day event on September 14, 2022 at the AWS Skills Center in Seattle and virtually. We’ll explore what the cloud is, what you need to know, what job roles are available, and why so many employers are hiring people with cloud skills.

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Earn new badges by building your cloud storage knowledge

AWS Training and Certification provides flexible Storage learning plans through AWS Skill Builder to help you build in-demand cloud storage knowledge by progressing from foundational to advanced concepts. AWS Storage digital learning badges are available to showcase your knowledge once you score 80% or higher on the associated online assessment for any of these learning plans.

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam updated to align with latest trends and innovations

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam is updated as of August 30, 2022. The updates reflect increased enterprise demand for optimizations in fast-changing areas such as security, resiliency, data volume, cost optimization, and the design of high-performance systems. Learn about the changes and how to prepare for the new exam.

New Season of AWS Power Hour: Cloud Practitioner on Twitch—plus Get AWS Certified Challenge

If you’re studying to become an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner or just want to expand your cloud knowledge, AWS has two great new opportunities for you. We’re introducing a new season of AWS Power Hour: Cloud Practitioner on Twitch. And we’re combining this 6-episode series with our latest AWS Get Certified Challenge.

Digital training helps APJ realize full potential of AWS Cloud

Recent research we commissioned from AlphaBeta, found an estimated 86 million more workers (14% of the workforce) need to be trained over the next year across Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore and South Korea combined, to keep pace with technological advancements. Find out how AWS is continuing to support digital transformation in the APJ region with the launch of AWS Skill Builder Individual and Team subscriptions . . .

AWS Certifications

Updated AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate: Registration now open

Did you know that we recently updated the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification exam? Registration is now open and the first day to take the new exam is August 30, 2022. This certification showcases your knowledge and skills of AWS technology across a wide range of AWS services. It demonstrates […]

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

Editor’s note: In July, Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training and Certification released new courses and offerings for cloud learners of all backgrounds, AWS customers, and AWS Partners. New digital courses focus on AWS Cloud Adoption Framework 3.0, cost optimization and operations, storage with Amazon Snow Family, Amazon FSx, and developing with Amazon EC2. Additionally, we […]

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

Check out the latest courses and offerings from AWS Training and Certification, including courses on managing containers, serverless solutions, hybrid storage solutions, large-scale workloads, AWS configurations, machine learning fundamentals, AWS billing & cost management, and common cloud workload use cases for the financial services industry.