AWS Training and Certification Blog

Category: Technical How-to

Level Up Your Cloud Game with AWS Educate Builder Labs

The AWS Educate Builder Labs course in the Core Concept section offers new-to-cloud learners the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with AWS services through the lens of building a real-world application. In this post, Technology Associate Deepti Trivedi explores the Builder Labs course experience and shares why they’re a game-changer for anyone looking to learn more about security and serverless basics and microservices.

Create a custom AWS Certification exam practice tool with Amazon Q Apps

Did you know you can harness the power of Amazon Q Apps to create your own personalized AWS Certification exam practice tool? We’ll show you how to use the generative capabilities of Amazon Q Apps to build a tailored study aid that adapts to your specific knowledge gaps and learning style. This tool can enhance your learning and confidence as you prepare for your next AWS Certification exam.

New courses and certification updates from AWS Training and Certification in April 2024

In April, we launched 19 new digital training products on AWS Skill Builder, including two new AWS Digital Classroom courses (Digital Classroom – Developing Generative AI Applications on AWS and Digital Classroom – Security Engineering on AWS), nine new digital courses, two new AWS Partner courses (both include an Accreditation Badge to be awarded upon successful completion of the final assessment), and localized versions (Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese) of Exam Prep: AWS Certified Advanced Networking – Specialty.

Use AWS Workshops to accelerate your learning of AWS

Learn how you can access AWS Workshops to build your AWS Cloud skills. AWS Workshops are free, self-guided tutorial experiences that give you hands-on experience with AWS services. Through technical step-by-step modules, created by teams at Amazon Web Services (AWS), any level of learner can build an understanding of AWS Cloud concepts along with practical skills and techniques.

Use Amazon CodeWhisperer to advance your cloud knowledge

Amazon CodeWhisperer is a revolutionary artificial intelligence (AI)-powered productivity tool that improves developer productivity and can serve as an accelerated learning path for cloud computing. Amazon CodeWhisperer uses machine learning (ML) to provide intelligent code suggestions in an integrated development environment (IDE). In this blog, we’ll explore three practical ways developers and cloud architects can use Amazon CodeWhisperer as an educational catalyst in their cloud learning journey.

New courses and certification offerings from AWS Training and Certification in March 2024

Welcome to the March course launch blog. This month we launched eight new digital training products on AWS Skill Builder, including four new AWS Builder Labs and Generative AI Developer Kit. We also have three new, and one updated AWS Classroom Training courses—two of which have AWS Partner versions—including Developing Generative AI Applications on AWS. A reminder: registration is now open for the new AWS Certified Data Engineer – Associate exam. You can begin preparing with curated exam prep resources, created by the experts at AWS, on AWS Skill Builder.

Building your machine learning skills from zero

Navigating the tech landscape without a traditional computer science background has been a challenging, yet rewarding, journey. Approximately two years ago, I was preparing to take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam. In this blog, I’ll share my non-traditional journey into a career in tech and how this path led me to explore the world of machine learning (ML), including advice and resources for those wanting to make the leap.

New courses and certification offerings from AWS Training and Certification in January 2024

In January, we launched 24 new digital training products on AWS Skill Builder, including three new learning plans for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), and a Solutions Architect-focused version of AWS Card Clash. On Coursera, we launched courses 5-9 to round out the AWS Cloud Technology Consultant Professional Certificate. To learn DevOps-style best practices for building, training, and deploying ML models, check out the updated three-day AWS Classroom course, MLOps Engineering on AWS.

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.

How to become a generative AI builder, starting at square one

Imagine diving into the incredible world of artificial intelligence (AI), where anyone can become a generative AI builder. The journey begins with a curious mindset and an openness to the world of AI. This blog is your guide to transforming from a curious beginner to a proficient generative AI builder using AWS.