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ICYMI: October highlights from AWS Training and Certification

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates for the month of October, including all our new courses launched this month. Dive in and explore! Enterprise skills development CloudCheckr staff earn more than 80 AWS Certifications in 80 days CloudCheckr, an AWS Partner, recently validated its employees’ cloud expertise by completing […]

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Training tech workers for the future – a conversation with Maureen Lonergan

This week, Maureen Lonergan, director of AWS Training and Certification was a guest on NPR podcast “Can Do” discussing the future of technology training. Technology represents 10% of the US economy and 8% of its workforce, and it’s America’s fastest growing economic sector. As readers of this blog, you’re aware that there’s a gap in […]

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AWS re/Start program builds US cloud skills and job readiness on east and west coasts

The AWS re/Start program is building new cohorts in five cities across the US: San Jose and San Francisco, CA; Martinsville, VA; New York, NY; and Newark, NJ. AWS re/Start has cohort locations in 18 cities across six countries throughout Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America to help unemployed and underemployed individuals from all backgrounds […]

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ICYMI: September highlights from AWS Training and Certification

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates in the month of September. This is a new feature, which we hope gives you an easy way to dive in and explore training, content, stories, and resources. Enterprise skills development 5 steps to accelerate transformation and innovation in your organization Transformation is […]

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AWS re/Start graduate series: “AWS Cloud? I got this!”

Guest author, AWS re/Start graduate from Amsterdam, Vanity B. AWS re/Start trains a diverse set of learners in 14 cities across six countries for entry-level cloud positions and connects graduates with local employers. Each AWS re/Start cohort is 12-weeks and focuses on building AWS Cloud skills for unemployed, underemployed, and transitioning populations to support a […]

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AWS re/Start brings cloud skills development to Toronto, Canada

AWS re/Start has created its first program cohort in Canada. The AWS re/Start program in Ontario is delivered in collaboration with Youth Employment Services (YES), a non-profit employment agency that helps low-income and vulnerable youth in the Toronto area and beyond find and maintain employment. With nearly 813,000 young Canadians (age 15-24) displaced from their […]

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4 reasons to invest in entry-level cloud talent

At Amazon, we are “customer obsessed,” which means we work to understand the challenges our customers face and figure out how to solve them. For AWS, this often means building technical solutions for our customers, such as helping Siemens handle cyber threats, or supporting Netflix with nearly all of its computing and storage needs. But […]

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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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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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Building cloud skills with AWS Training and Certification

I’m delighted to introduce the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training and Certification Blog! Our goal with this blog is to give you insights about AWS Training and Certification (T&C) offerings, industry insights, and best practices so you can grow your cloud skills. I’d love to give you some quick insight into how AWS T&C came […]

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