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Tag: Cloud Practitioner

New and improved AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials course to build your AWS Cloud knowledge

Editor’s Note 5/3/2021: originally published 12/11/2020. Article has been updated to reflect availability of AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials course on Coursera and edX. Whether you’re watching a show on a video streaming service, depositing a check using your mobile device, participating in a virtual meeting, or even ordering a latte from a coffee shop, many […]

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Incorporating Amazon SQS on episode 6 of AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications

There are just a few episodes left in our eight-week series, AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications, on Twitch, but there’s still time for you to be part of this free, live, and interactive series. Designed for developers of all skill levels, the series explores a hands-on experience building an end-to-end serverless application in the […]

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

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates for February 2021. Dive in and explore more training content, stories, and resources. Skills Development National Australia Bank trains thousands in AWS Cloud Back in 2018, National Australia Bank (NAB) was one of the first organizations globally to embark on a comprehensive skills […]

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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 […]

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Gain cloud industry credentials using online, self-paced resources

Updated 1.19.2021 to include French translation of the blog post. See below. Bill Wang, a tenth-grade student at West Point Grey Academy, recognized that he had some free time on his hands during the early months of the pandemic. Even though his classes continued remotely full time, Wang had more time in his day as […]

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Make the most of AWS Training and Certification free offerings

At re:Invent 2020, Amazon announced our commitment to provide free cloud computing skills training to 29 million people globally by 2025 through AWS-designed programs. This is part of our continued efforts to support our employees, customers, partners, and communities by democratizing access to cloud skills training. We know that skills training can help you—whether you […]

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Four reasons you should pursue AWS Certifications, according to 2020 Global Knowledge survey

Each year, Global Knowledge, an AWS Training Partner, conducts a worldwide survey of IT leaders and professionals to share changes and trends within the technology industry. More than 9,500 responded to this year’s survey from the United States (37%), Canada (4%), Latin America (6%), EMEA (34%), and APAC (19%). This year’s results offer insights about […]

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re:Invent 2020 – Cloud skills training for everyone

Maureen Lonergan, global leader of AWS Training and Certification, was one of a handful of AWS leaders who presented during the 2020 re:Invent Leadership Series. This post summarizes her talk. Whether you’re starting a new cloud career, upskilling your team, or transforming your entire workforce, our programs empower the diverse builders of today and tomorrow […]

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How Miami Dade College is preparing students for in-demand cloud roles

With AWS courses and learning resources, Miami Dade College is preparing students for success, including three recent graduates who were hired at Florida Power and Light Company. “What will help our students find high-quality, high-paying jobs?” That’s the question driving the leadership at Miami Dade College (MDC)—and it’s the question that brought them to AWS. […]

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ICYMI: November news from AWS Training and Certification

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates for the month of November. Dive in and explore more training content, stories, and resources. Events AWS Training and Certification at AWS re:Invent 2020 Explore and take advantage of skill-building resources from AWS Training and Certification during re:Invent. You can go from learning […]

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