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Pivot your career to the cloud

Today, we’re kicking off a series of three blog posts about career pivots—more specifically, how organizations and individuals succeed at building cloud skills that propel careers and business transformation. In December, AWS announced we will help 29 million people around the globe grow their technical skills with free cloud-computing skills training. As AWS Training and Certification, […]

Overcoming 5 common roadblocks in the ML learning journey

According to forecast predictions from Forbes, the global machine learning (ML) market in 2017 was valued at $1.58B and is expected to reach $20.83B in 2024, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 44.06% between 2017 and 2024. The same report indicates there are 44,864 jobs in the US today (98,371 worldwide) that list ML […]

Demand for cloud skills in APAC expected to triple by 2025: advice for workers looking to build skills

AlphaBeta, a strategy and economics firm, investigated the current and future state of digital skills in the APAC workforce. The AWS-commissioned report, “Unlocking APAC’s Digital Potential: Changing Digital Skill Needs and Policy Approaches,” analyzes the digital skills applied by workers in their jobs today and projects the digital skills required by workforces over the next […]

ICYMI: March new courses, stories, and resources from AWS Training and Certification

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates for March 2021. Explore our training content, stories, and resources. Skills Development Changing landscape of skills development during the pandemic How has the pandemic changed the landscape of organizational learning and development? Why are inclusion and diversity so important in technology training? How […]

Top Posts of 2020 on the Training and Certification Blog

We kicked off the AWS Training and Certification Blog in March of 2020 with the purpose of sharing news and updates about AWS Training, AWS Certification, and our cloud skills education programs—for learners of all skill levels. Our articles seek to keep you informed, whether you’re an individual who wants to grow your cloud knowledge […]

ICYMI: December and January news from AWS Training and Certification

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates for the months of December 2020 and January 2021. Dive in and explore more training content, stories, and resources. Skills Development Amazon Commits to providing free cloud skills training to 29 million people globally by 2025 At re:Invent 2020, we announced our commitment […]

Make the most of AWS Training and Certification free offerings

***Please take a few minutes to share your thoughts about the AWS Training and Certification Blog. Your feedback helps us continue create content you value.*** Sept 2022 Editor’s Note: Since this post was first published, we’ve expanded our free training offerings to include an expansion to AWS Educate training and resources, new Twitch shows, AWS […]

New Research: Enterprise Strategy Group report quantifies advantages for organizations with AWS Certified Staff

As more organizations are moving the cloud, they are finding their biggest challenge isn’t technical. It’s people and culture. They simply do not have enough people with the right cloud skills to achieve their goals. We developed AWS Certification seven years ago, starting with the AWS Solutions Architect – Associate certification, in order to help […]

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 […]

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 […]