AWS Training and Certification Blog

Category: Announcements

Introducing AWS Industry Quest: Healthcare to help healthcare organizations upskill staff in cloud

Introducing a new cloud skills training offering specifically for the healthcare industry, AWS Industry Quest: Healthcare. AWS Industry Quest: Healthcare is designed specifically for healthcare professionals and provides an interactive, engaging learning experience covering a comprehensive set of 25 solutions to build real-world AWS Cloud skills for the healthcare industry.

New courses and updates from AWS Training and Certification in July 2023

In July, we released 52 digital training products on AWS Skill Builder, including AWS Industry Quest: Healthcare, AWS Cloud Quest: Networking, 19 AWS Builder Labs, and new exam prep for AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner and AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional. For c-suite executives, explore courses to help you build knowledge of the capabilities of cloud. We also have two new trainings exclusive to AWS Partners in sales roles.

Grow your cloud skills with 19 new hands-on AWS Builder Labs

We’ve released 19 new AWS Builder Labs this month, specifically geared to help individuals in developer, cloud architect, cloud engineer, and cloud administrator roles reinforce their learning across various topics including Containers, Developing, Serverless, Networking, Security and AWS Well-Architected Framework.

New training: Building Serverless Applications on AWS, available on Coursera and edX

If you are a developer or software engineer looking to gain the foundational knowledge and skills to develop in the AWS Cloud and want a good understanding of the AWS services, check out the new content series from AWS Training and Certification, Building Serverless Applications on AWS. This three-course series is available on both Coursera and edX.

5 steps to learn AWS best practices and become Well-Architected

Learn five tips and associated resources to help you start learning and using the AWS Well-Architected Framework. We’ll discuss the value propositions of the Well-Architected Framework, the phases of Well-Architected Framework Review (WAFR), the AWS Well-Architected Tool (AWS WA Tool), the pillars, their design principles, and best practices – as well as our new training course that helps you build your practical knowledge. You can earn a digital badge after completing the course assessment too.

Training for c-suite to build knowledge of cloud, generative AI capabilities

AWS Training and Certification and AWS Enterprise Strategists have developed a collection of digital training to provide a high-level picture of the benefits of cloud computing to c-suite leaders and executives in business or technology roles. These short, snackable videos feature AWS Enterprise Strategists Jake Burns, Chris Hennessy, and Clarke Rodgers guiding leaders through the must-know information to build their business with cloud.

New courses and updates from AWS Training and Certification in May and June 2023

In May and June 2023, we released 5 digital training products on AWS Skill Builder, including a sustainability course, a new AWS Builder Lab to configure VPC Traffic Monitoring, an updated AWS Certified Security – Specialty Official Practice Exam, and AWS Cloud Quest Tournaments. We also have a new guide to help you plan your AWS Certification path, and a new AWS Migration Essentials classroom course.

New training series: Starting your Career with AWS Cloud

There’s never been a better time to learn about today’s in-demand cloud careers and the skills employers are looking for. Starting your Career with AWS Cloud is a new training series available now on Coursera and edX providing an overview of cloud fundamentals, an introduction to cloud computing roles, and the skills needed. You’ll hear directly from AWS experts in varied cloud roles as they share how they got into IT, what they do on a daily basis, and the questions, challenges, and opportunities they experience.

Coming soon: updates to AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner is being updated to reflect changes in trends, the industry landscape, and the work practices of cloud professionals. If you are preparing for this exam, you have the option to take the current exam (CLF-C01) on or before September 18, 2023, or the updated AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam (CLF-C02) starting September 19, 2023.